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Michael Powell

Associate Professor of Strategy

Take 5: How to Build Trust in the Workplace

Trust is a powerful motivator. Here’s how to foster it among employees in your organization.

Researchers: Harry M. Kraemer, Karen Cates, Paola Sapienza, Daniel Barron, Michael Powell, J. Keith Murnighan and Kent Grayson

February 12, 2019

Leadership

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

Strategy

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

Strategy

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

Leadership

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

Leadership