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U-M Grad, Author Adam Grant to Discuss His New Book

4/15/2013 --

Case competition and workshop accompany Grantís book talk.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — U-M graduate and Wharton School Professor Adam Grantís talk on his new book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, is the centerpiece of three events to be hosted by the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the Ross School of Business. The events start at 4 p.m. on April 18, and are co-sponsored by the Ross Leadership Initiative, the Barger Leadership Institute, and Organizational Studies.

Grant earned his PhD and MS in organizational psychology from U-M. Ross Professor Jane Dutton, a founder of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, was chair of Grantís dissertation committee. Grant also will co-judge a case competition focused on transforming a work environment to bring out the best in people.

Please sign up to attend any or all of these events:

Case Competition: Positive Organizational Scholarship at Work

4-5 p.m.
R1210 (1st floor, Ross Building)
Finalists in the Center for POS/Michigan Telefund Case will present their recommendations for bringing positive management strategy to a real-world case scenario. The panel of judges will include Grant.


Book Event: Adam Grant Discusses His New Book Give and Take

6-7 p.m.
Blau Auditorium (1st floor, Ross Building)


Workshop: Applying the Content of Give and Take to Your Life

7-8 p.m.
R2310 and R2320 (2nd floor, Ross Building)

— Terry Kosdrosky



For more information, contact:
Terry Kosdrosky, (734) 936-2502, terrykos@umich.edu