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Michael Pow­ell

Associate Professor of Strategy

How the Wrong Team Can End Up with Too Much Power in an Organization

Employ­ee incen­tives that made sense at the time can lead to prob­lem­at­ic pow­er dynamics.

Researchers: Jin Li, Niko Matouschek and Michael Powell

December 1, 2017


When Picking the Wrong Person for the Job Is the Right Move

Some­times build­ing cred­i­ble rela­tion­ships with your employ­ees and sup­pli­ers is more impor­tant than find­ing the per­fect” fit.

Researchers: Daniel Barron and Michael Powell

September 7, 2017


Take 5: How to Motivate Employees

Research sheds light on which employ­ee incen­tives work best.

Researchers: Rongzhu Ke, Jin Li, Michael Powell, Daniel Barron, George Georgiadis, Jeroen Swinkels, Todd A. Gormley, David A. Matsa, Julia D. Hur, Loran Nordgren and Erika Deserranno

July 5, 2017


How to Keep Employees Motivated in the Absence of Promotions

Oth­er incen­tives can keep employ­ees hap­py in flat organizations.

Researchers: Rongzhu Ke, Jin Li and Michael Powell

March 2, 2015