Robert E. Quinn

Margaret Elliott Tracy Collegiate Professor Emeritus in Business Administration | University of Michigan

Robert E. Quinn is the Margaret Elliot Tracy Collegiate Professor Emeritus at Michigan Ross. His research and writing focus on purpose, leadership, culture, and change. He is one of the co-founders of the field of Positive Organizational Scholarship and a co-founder of the Center for Positive Organizations.

In terms of research, he is in the top 1% of professors cited in organizational behavior textbooks. He has published 18 books. As a teacher, Quinn is the recipient of multiple awards. In a global survey he was recently named one of the top speakers in the world on the topic of organizational culture and related issues. Last year, his talk on personal purpose went viral on Facebook and has been viewed over 16 million times.

Session: Asking the Question that Changes Everything: How do You Excavate Your Theory of Social Excellence?


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