University of Michigan Ross School of Business


2017 Releases

Amazon, Whole Foods and Microsoft Executives to Present at Michigan Ross’ Fourth Annual Positive Business Conference

2016 Releases

Michigan Ross Unveils Plans for 2016 Positive Business Conference

2016 Archived News

Why Gratitude Matters: Lessons from the Ross Positive Business Conference

Ross conference examines social impact of business

U-M alum Schuyler to headline Ross Positive Business Conference

Vic Strecher on 6 Quick Steps for Finding Your Company’s Authentic Purpose in Huffington Post Blog

Jane Dutton and Monica Worline on 5 Surprising Reasons Compassion Is a Competitive Advantage in Huffington Post Blog

Jeana Wirtenberg on 5 Keys to Unlock Human Potential and Solve Our Most Intractable Problems in Huffington Post Blog

2015 Releases

U-M Ross School of Business Announces Winners of Positive Business Project

Executives with Insights from BP, Zappos, and Menlo Innovations to Keynote Michigan Ross Positive Business Conference – May 14-15

Positive Practices to Take Center Stage at Michigan Ross – May 14-15

2015 Archived News

U-M Ross School of Business showcases Positive Business in Action

Brian Flanagan on sowing the seeds of positive business in Huffington Post Blog

Chris Murchison of HopeLab on if it’s possible to lay people off nicely in The Atlantic

Chris Murchison of HopeLab on endings as positive opportunities in Huffington Post Blog

Jenn Lim of Delivering Happiness on making happy work on WEMU Radio (an NPR station)

2014 Releases

U-M Ross School of Business Announces Winner of First Positive Business Project

U-M Ross School of Business Opens Positive Business Project: Call for Submissions

U-M Ross School of Business Announces Speaker Lineup for Inaugural Positive Business Conference

U-M Ross Unveils Plans for Inaugural Positive Business Conference

2014 Archived News

Professor Shirli Kopelman on positive impact and the inaugural Positive Business Conference in Inc.

More than 350 attend Positive Business Conference at U-M from Detroit Free Press

Professor Jane Dutton on the power of positive connections in DBusiness

Dean Alison Davis-Blake on sustainability in the Guardian

Professor Shirli Kopelman on using emotions in negotiations in Harvard Business Review

Chris White on embracing positive business in Fast Company

Professor Shirli Kopelman on negotiations and ethics in Bloomberg Businessweek

Chris White on positive business with Michigan Radio

Dean Davis-Blake on positive business and the State of Michigan in Developing Leaders

Chris White and Professor Shirli Kopelman talk about #MGoPositive with CW’s Street Beat

Ross Professor Kai Petainen writes on his Forbes blog about Ford’s Chief Futurist’s take on positive business

Financial Times talks with Dean Davis-Blake on millennials and business

Be A Force for Good: Dean Davis-Blake in Bloomberg Businessweek

Professor Ted London on business at the base of the pyramid with

Vision – What it’s Not and Doing it Michigan-Style

Ann Arbor area business briefs: Tempur-Pedic and University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

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Conference Schedule

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