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Biography

Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Keith E. and Valerie J. Alessi Professor of Business Administration. Professor of Management and Organizations. Faculty Director, Center for Positive Organizations

Research

Gretchen M. Spreitzer's research focuses on employee empowerment and leadership development, particularly within a context of organizational change and decline. Her most recent work is looking at positive deviance and how organizations enable employees to thrive. This work fits within a larger effort at Ross to develop a Scholarship of Positive Organizing (http://positiveorgs.bus.umich.edu/).

She is the co-author of several books including How to be a Positive Leader (2014) with Jane Dutton, Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship with Kim Cameron, The Leader's Change Handbook: An Essential Guide to Setting Direction and Taking Action (1999) with Jay Conger and Edward Lawler, The Future of Leadership: Speaking to the Next Generation (2001) with Warren Bennis and Thomas Cummings, and A Company of Leaders: Five Disciplines for Unleashing the Power in Your Workforce (2001) with Robert Quinn.

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Books

Sustainable Performance AuthorsGretchen Spreitzer and Christine Porath Published Date04/2017 Source Harvard Business Review Press Pages: 99-130 Happiness Compillation

Sleep and Other Energy Management Mechanisms: The Engine for High Energy at Work. AuthorsSpreitzer, Gretchen; Fritz, Charlotte; Lam, Chak Fu. Published Date5/2016 Source Oxford University Press Pages: . 241-262 Sleep and Work C. Barnes, J. Barling & D. Wagner

Enabling Thriving at Work. AuthorsGretchen Spreitzer and Chris Porath Published Date05/2014 Source San Francisco, CA: Barrett-Koehler. How to be a Positive Leader J. Dutton & G. Spreitzer

How to Be a Positive Leader: Insights and Future Possibilities. AuthorsGretchen Spreitzer and Jane Dutton Published Date05/2014 Source San Francisco, CA: Barrett-Koehler. How to Be a Positive Leader: Small Actions, Big Impact. J. Dutton & G. Spreitzer

An Invitation to Positive Leadership: How Small Actions Can Make Big Impact AuthorsJane Dutton and Gretchen Spreitzer Published Date05/2014 Source San Francisco, CA: Barrett-Koehler. How to Be a Positive Leader: Small Actions, Big Impact. J. Dutton & G. Spreitzer

Self-Determination as Nutriment for Thriving: Building an Integrative Model of Human Growth at Work AuthorsSpreitzer, G.M., and Porath, C. Published Date2014 Source Oxford University Press Oxford Handbook of Work Engagement, Motivation, and Self-Determination Theory M. Gagne

Co-Creating The Classroom Experience To Transform Learning and Change Lives. AuthorsQuinn, R.E., Heynoski, K., Thomas, M., & Spreitzer, G. Published Date12/2014 Source Emerald Pages: 22-54 Research in Organization Change and Development. Abraham Shani

Positive Organizational Scholarship AuthorsGretchen Spreitzer Published Date2013 Source Thousand Oaks: Sage Encyclopedia of Management Theory E.H. Kessler

Using a Positive Organizational Scholarship Lens to Enrich Research on Work-Family Relationships AuthorsGretchen Spreitzer Published Date2013 Source Routledge New Frontiers in Work and Family Research J.G. Grzywacz and E. Demerouti

A Path Forward: Toward Progress in Becoming a Discipline AuthorsSpreitzer, G.M., & Cameron, K. Published Date2012 Source Oxford University Press Pages: 1034-1048 Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship K. Cameron and G. Spreitzer

A Review of Human Energy in Organizations: Implications for Positive Organizational Scholarship AuthorsSpreitzer, G.M., Lam, C.F., ad Quinn, R. Published Date2012 Source Oxford University Press Pages: 155-167 Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship K. Cameron and G. Spreitzer

Introduction to the handbook AuthorsCameron, K.S., & Spreitzer, G.M. Published Date2012 Source Oxford University Press Pages: 1-16 Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship K. Cameron and G. Spreitzer

How to be a Positive Leader: Small Actions, Big Impact AuthorsJane Dutton and Gretchen Spreitzer Published Date05/2014 Source Berrett-Koehler 978-1626560284

The Best Teacher in You: Accelerating Learning and Changing Lives. AuthorsRobert Quinn, Katherine Heynoski, Michael Thomas, Gretchen Spreitzer Published Date06/2014 Source San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1626561788

Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship AuthorsCameron, K. and Spreitzer, G. Published Date2012 Source Oxford University Press

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