Robert E. Quinn

Margaret Elliott Tracy Collegiate Professor in Business
Administration & Professor of Management and Organizations



  Curriculum Vita



  Areas of Expertise:

Positive Organizational Scholarship

Organization Effectiveness

Organizational Change

Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness

High Performance Behavior



  Related Connections:

Management and Organizations Department

Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship

The Positive Organization Blog

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Robert E. Quinnís life mission is to inspire positive change. He is a chaired professor at the University of Michiganís Ross School of Business. He is one of the co-founders and of the Center for Positive Organizations. He has published 18 books. His best-selling volume, Deep Change has been used across the world. His recent book, The Best Teacher in You won the Ben Franklin Award designating it the best book in education for 2015. His latest book is The Positive Organization: Breaking Free of Conventional Cultures, Constraints and Beliefs. He is particularly known for his work on the competing values framework. It has been used by tens of thousands of managers. He has thirty-five years of consulting experience and is known as a speaker who opens minds and inspires courage. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management and the World Business Academy. You can read more about Bob on his web site at, or you can follow his blog of daily positive passages at



Contact Information  

Robert E. Quinn   

Stephen M. Ross School of Business   

701 Tappan Street, R4324   

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234   


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