Recent PhD Graduate, Esther Leibel, celebrates a successful dissertation defense with her dissertation committee. Esther's dissertation is titled, "Local institutions and heterogeneity in emerging fields: The case of Slow Money".
Joe McNeil, member of the Greensboro Four and retired Major General of the US Air Force, speaks with students in Professor Dolly Chugh's Leadership in Organizations class.  
Recent PhD graduate, Daniel Keum, celebrates a successful dissertation defense with his dissertation committee. Daniel's dissertation is titled, "Essays on Employment Protection, Resource Allocation, and Firm Innovation"

Management & Organizations Department

The Management Department encompasses four areas of study: Organizational Behavior (OB), Organizational Theory (OT), Strategy, and Entrepreneurship.

–Departmental Values

  • We value both disciplinary-based and interdisciplinary training and research.
  • We value interdisciplinary curiosity about organizations and willingness to learn about and contribute to areas of management outside one’s core area of expertise.
  • We value, and seek to create, a culture of respect for different perspectives and opinions.
  • We believe that managers can and do affect the strategic direction of firms and we are interested in a better understanding of issues related to strategic management.
  • We believe it is important to consider the role of the organizational context in affecting behavior in, of, and among organizations.
  • We share an interest in understanding the dynamics of organizational processes.

Steve Blader                                                         Melissa Schilling
Department Chair                                                  Deputy Chair