Robert E. Quinn holds the Margaret Elliot Tracey Collegiate Professorship at the University of Michigan and serves on the faculty of Management and Organization at the Ross Business School. He is a co-founder and the current co-director of the Center for Positive Organizations. Quinn’s research and teaching interests focus on leadership, organizational change and effectiveness. He has published 18 books on these subjects.
Bob is a fellow of the Academy of Management and the World Business Academy. He was a co-recipient of the Academy of Management’s 2010 Martin Trail Blazer Award for opening new directions in the field of organization theory. He is also the recipient of the 2011 Marion F. Gislason Award, presented for life-long contributions to the field and practices of leadership. His paper on positive leadership was recently selected by the Harvard Business Review as one of the ten all-time classics in self-leadership. His competing values framework is used by organizations across the globe. He has forty years of experience in assisting organizations in making cultural change.