Management and Organization
The Management and Organization Department includes faculty who study the human component of organizations and focus on how to effectively manage and develop strategy for all types of organizations. Most managers recognize that leadership, communication, organization design, organization change, and other aspects of organizational and strategic studies are critical competencies for success. The Management and Organization Department offers undergraduate concentrations in Leadership and Entrepreneurship (co-concentration), a minor in Management and Leadership (for A&S students) and MBA concentrations in Leadership and Management, and a PhD in Organization Studies.
PROFESSOR CLAIR ARTICLE PUBLISHED
Professor Judith Clair's article, Toward a Bill of Rights for Manuscript Submitters, was recently published in the Academy of Management Learning and Education. It analyzes the peer review process and proposes that it is time to recognize a basic set of rights for manuscript submitters.
PROFESSOR PRATT PUBLISHES ARTICLE IN ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT DISCOVERIES
Professor Mike Pratt was recently published in the Academy of Management Discoveries for his research on offsite work - Contagious Offsite Work and the Lonely Office: The Unintended Consequences of Distributed Work. His work is also featured in the latest issue of the Boston College Chronicle.
PROFESSOR HARRISON PROMOTED TO TENURE
Professor Spencer Harrison has received tenured status in the Carroll School of Management. His current research examines how organizations harness individual vitality, specifically exploring topics like the role of curiosity in organizational life, the collective processes of creative work, the role of hope in organizing, and the relationships between organizational culture and identity. He examines these topics in a wide array of organizations (rockclimbing equipment design and manufacturing, call-centers, graphic design studios) and professions (medical imaging, modern dance, handmade craftwork).
PROFESSOR YU RECEIVES TEACHING AWARD
Professor Tieying Yu was awarded the Carroll School's 2015 Diane Harkins Coughlin and Christopher J. Coughlin Faculty Excellence Award for graduate teaching. The recipients were nominated by students and reviewed by the Teaching Committee. Each of the award recipients received outstanding evaluations in all aspects of teaching.
M&O Research Seminars
Mar 1 - Professor JP Eggars (NYU)
Mar 15 - Professor Don Palmer (UC Davis)
Mar 23 - Professor Katherine DeCelles (University of Toronto)
SPOTLIGHT ON RESEARCH:
Professor Mohan Subramaniam's current research focuses on the strategic implications of digitization in business and the consequent rise in influence of informational over physical assets. Some of his recent work highlights the significance of APIs for ecosystem strategy and how informational assets can be leveraged for competitive advantage.
Examples of recent works: