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date: 17 February 2020

(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Kim S. Cameron

Kim S. Cameron is William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organization at the Ross School of Business and Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. His past research on organizational effectiveness, downsizing, culture, and the development of leadership competencies has been published in more than 120 academic articles and 14 scholarly books. His current research focuses on the virtuousness of and in organizations and their relationships to organizational performance. He is one of the co-founders of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the University of Michigan, and consults with organizations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa.

Gretchen M. Spreitzer

Gretchen M. Spreitzer is Area Chair and Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where she also received her Ph.D. Gretchen’s research focuses on employee empowerment and leadership development, particularly within a context of organizational change and decline. Her most recent work is looking at positive deviance and how organizations enable employees to flourish. This work fits within a larger effort at Michigan’s Business School to develop a Scholarship of Positive Organizing that is dedicated to understanding how work organizations contribute to the development of human strengths and virtues. (p. x)