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The Management faculty at Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University are among the most productive in the world, frequently publishing in the field’s top journals. Many have been the recipients of awards for contributions to science, teaching, and mentorship. Our faculty also have held (or currently hold) editorial positions at the field’s top journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology.

To learn more about the faculty who currently work with Ph.D. students, please click on the links below.

Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management Faculty

  • Georgia Chao (Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: organizational socialization, career development, international human resource management
  • Don Conlon (Gambrel Family Endowed Professorship in Management; Department Chairperson)
    Research expertise: perceptions of justice in organizational settings; conflict, negotiation and dispute resolution; and managerial decision making
  • D. Lance Ferris (Associate Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: Motivation; self-control; self-enhancement; self-determination theory; approach and avoidance motivation; workplace mistreatment; ostracism; abusive supervision; incivility
  • Nick Hays (Assistant Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: social hierarchy, power, status, conflict, competition, ethics, decision-making
  • John Hollenbeck (Professor of Management; University Distinguished Fellow)
    Research expertise: team decision making and performance; self-regulation theories of work motivation; and employee separation and acquisition processes
  • Russ Johnson (Associate Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: Motivation; Leadership; Organizational Justice; Organizational Commitment; employee-Self-Concept; Implicit Information Processing; Emotion
  • Frederick Morgeson (Eli Broad Professor Of Management)
    Research expertise: leadership, job and work analysis, selection
  • John Schaubroeck (John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management)
    Research expertise: employee stress and well-being; psychological processes of leadership influences
  • Brent Scott (Professor of Management; Ph.D Program Coordinator)
    Research expertise: mood and emotion, organizational justice, employee well-being
  • Linn Van Dyne (Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: proactive employee behaviors (including helping, voice, and silence), roles, cultural intelligence, international organizational behavior

Strategic Management Faculty

  • He Gao (Assistant Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: competitive dynamics, language, and strategic leadership
  • Gerry McNamara (Eli Broad Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: strategic decision-making, organizational risk taking, strategic positioning within markets, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Kevin Miceli (Assistant Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: innovation and entrepreneurship, inventor and start-up strategies, evolutionary perspective on knowledge and technology creation
  • Kent Miller (Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: strategic management, organizational learning and change, routines, risk management, computational modeling, research methods
  • Jamal Shamsie (Associate Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: understanding the role of various resources and capabilities in particular types of contexts, use of creativity for competitive advantage, use of strategic learning, and decision making under uncertain and ambiguous contexts
  • John Wagner (Professor of Management)
    Research expertise: organizational behavior and organization theory; effects of organization and subunit size, and member participation, collectivism, and emotion processes on performance and cooperation in the workplace.
  • Robert Wiseman (Eli Broad Legacy Fellow of Management, Senior Associate Dean)
    Research expertise: strategic risk and decision making; executive compensation and corporate governance


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