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Associate Dean for Business + Impact, Gilbert and Ruth Whitaker Professor of Business Administration of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Jerry Davis is the Gilbert and Ruth Whitaker Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business and Professor of Sociology, The University of Michigan. Davis received his PhD from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. His books include Social Movements and Organization Theory (with Doug McAdam, W. Richard Scott, and Mayer N. Zald; Cambridge University Press, 2005), Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural, and Open System Perspectives (with W. Richard Scott; Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007), Managed By the Markets: How Finance Reshaped America (Oxford University Press, 2009), and Changing your Company from the Inside Out: A Guide for Social Intrapreneurs (with Chris White, Harvard Business Review Press, 2015). Davis has published widely in management, sociology, and finance. He is currently Editor of the Administrative Science Quarterly and Director of the Interdisciplinary Committee on Organization Studies (ICOS) at Michigan. READ MORE

Joel D. Tauber

Joel D. Tauber grew up in Detroit, MI and received his B.A., M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Michigan. He was then invited to take over a manufacturing business, where realization set in: “I had to develop my own training program, because what I learned at business school didn't prepare me to understand the whole organization. I worked with people in various parts of the organization - on the business side and on the manufacturing side - and I came to realize that a comprehensive approach was a crucial and much more effective way of preparing for this kind of business." READ MORE > 


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