Leadership is the management area’s strategic theme. This construct binds us all together and informs our research and teaching efforts. Our strategic theme provides foundational support for a core identity of the McDonough School of Business: principled leadership.

The Management Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience.

The management faculty conduct research on leadership, organizational behavior, and change management.

News From Management Faculty
  • bradley
    Bradley Receives Ideas Worth Teaching Award

    Adjunct Professor Melissa Bradley has received the Ideas Worth Teaching Award from the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program for her MBA course, Peer-to-Peer Economies.

  • harvard business review
    What Most People Get Wrong About Men And Women

    An article by Cathy Tinsley, professor: “The conversation about the treatment of women in the workplace has reached a crescendo of late, and senior leaders—men as well as women—are increasingly vocal about a commitment to gender parity. That’s all well and good, but there’s an important catch. The discussions, and many of the initiatives companies have undertaken, too often reflect a faulty belief: that men and women are fundamentally different, by virtue of their genes or their upbringing or both. Of course, there are biological differences. But those are not the differences people are usually talking about. Instead, the rhetoric focuses on the idea that women are inherently unlike men in terms of disposition, attitudes, and behaviors. (Think headlines that tout ‘Why women do X at the office’ or ‘Working women don’t Y.’)”

  • Christine Porath
    Porath Receives Axiom Business Book Award

    Associate Professor of Management Christine Porath’s "Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace" won bronze in the leadership category of the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards.

  • Professor Douglas McCabe
    McCabe Awarded Alpha Sigma Nu Magis Medal