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Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Robert P.Thome Professor of Management and Organizations. Professor of Sociology. Professor of Organizational Studies, LSA. Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research

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Wayne Baker is Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management & Organizations at the Ross School of Business.  He is also Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan and Faculty Associate at the Institute for Social Research.  His work focuses on social networks, generosity, and values.  His books include United America: The Surprising Truth about American Values, American Identity, and the 10 Beliefs that a Large Majority of Americans Hold Dear and Achieving Success through Social Capital: Tapping the Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks . Prior to joining the Ross faculty, he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago School of Business. He earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Northwestern University and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Business School.

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Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Robert P.Thome Professor of Management and Organizations. Professor of Sociology. Professor of Organizational Studies, LSA. Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research

Wayne Baker is Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management & Organizations at the Ross School of Business. He is also Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan and Faculty Associate at the Institute for Social Research. His work focuses on social networks, generosity, and values. His books include United America: The Surprising Truth about American Values, American Identity, and the 10 Beliefs that a Large Majority of Americans Hold Dear and Achieving Success through Social Capital: Tapping the Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks He blogs five days a week at www.OurValues.org, an online experiment in civil dialog. Prior to joining the Ross faculty, he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Northwestern University and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Business School.

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Books

United America: The Surprising Truth about American Values, American Identity and the 10 Beliefs that a Large Majority of Americans Hold Dear AuthorsWayne Baker Published Date2014 Source Read the Spirit Books, Ann Arbor, MI

Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit After 9/11 AuthorsWayne Baker, Sally Howell, Amaney Jamal, Ann Lin, Andrew Shryock, Ronald Stockton, Mark Tessler Published Date2009 Source Russell Sage Foundation Press

A Dual Model of Reciprocity in Organizations: Moral Sentiments and Reputation AuthorsWayne Baker Published Date2011 Source Oxford University Press Pages: 412-422 Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship Kim Cameron, Gretchen Spreitzer

Voting Your Values AuthorsWayne Baker, Connie Boudens Published Date2009 Source Russell Sage Foundation Press Evangelicals and Democracy in America, Volume II: Religion and Politics Seven Brint, Jean Reith Schroedel

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Education PhD University of California, Los Angeles (2007) MBA University of California, Los Angeles (2003) Diplom (Economics) Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet (1999) Academic Expertise advertising big data consumer segmentation database marketing direct marketing e-commerce marketing research s...
Research Statement Jonathan Berk’s research is primarily theoretical in nature and covers a broad range of topics in finance including delegated money management; asset pricing (the relation between stock returns and characteristics of the firm, such as accounting numbers, investment, firm size,...