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Michael Manning, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Las Cruces, NM, US

Michael Manning, PhD Michael Manning, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies | Fielding Graduate University

Las Cruces, NM, UNITED STATES

Management of change; Emotions and social contagion; Divergent thinking and brainstorming; Organizational culture.

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Biography

Michael Manning, PhD, is a member of the Doctoral Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies. He also serves on the faculty at the Center for Values-Driven Leadership, Benedictine University. His career has been dedicated to educating and developing executives, designing effective organizations, and creating applied action research processes and intervention techniques. His research interests span topics of organization change (whole systems change, large group interventions, identifying change moments, the role of affect and emotion in change); leading and collective action; occupational stress and well-being.

Industry Expertise (5)

Education/Learning Training and Development Professional Training and Coaching Health and Wellness Research

Areas of Expertise (9)

Organization Studies Organization Development & Change Management & Leadership Management of Change Whole Systems Change Using Large Group Methods Organizational Stress Emotions and Social Contagion Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Experiential Learning

Accomplishments (3)

Best Paper (Boundary Spanning Award) (professional)

Awarded by the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management for "The Change Moment: Emotive Markers Predicting the Onset of Social Movements" (co-authors D.H. Tobey and M.M. Nash).

Division Chair, Organization Development and Change Division (professional)

Academy of Management, 2007-2008

Associate Editor (professional)

(September, 2015) Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

Education (3)

Purdue University: PhD, Administrative Science

Whitworth University: MA, Applied Behavioral Science

Whitworth University: BA, Mathematics

Affiliations (2)

  • Academy of Management, Organization Development and Change Division
  • Benedictine University, Center for Values-Driven Leadership : Professor

Event Appearances (8)

Constructing Positive Organization Identity with Positive Thoughts, Words, and Deeds (with B.K.C. Chen)

(August, 2015) 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management  Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Divergent Thinking and Brainstorming in Perspective: Implications for Organization Change and Innovation (with E.M. Kalargiros)

(August, 2015) 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management  Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Keynote Conference Address, “Getting a Return on Values: The Strategic Role Values and Culture Play in Driving Firm Performance and Profitability"

(December, 2014) 9th International Conference on Management Cases  Greater Noida, India

Crafting Organizational Culture – The ‘Real Hard Stuff,’ (with B.K.C. Chen)

(December, 2014) 9th International Conference on Management Cases  Greater Noida, India

The Role of Organization Identity in Managing Critical Incidents, (with S. Brown)

(Deccember, 2014) 9th International Conference on Management Cases  Greater Noida, India

What’s in a Word? The Power of Articulating Values to Develop Values-Driven, Virtuous Organizations, (with J. Ludema, T. Thatchenkery, K. McGee, M. Gentile, D. Bright, T. Powers)

(August, 2014) Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management,  Philadelphia, PA

Scholar-Practitioner Collaboration in Entrepreneurship Research, Education, and Practice, (with J. Ludema, T. Powers, F. Ovchinnikov, D. Kuratko, and K. Lynch)

(August 2014) Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management,  Philadelphia, PA

Return on values: Exploring the relationship between organizational culture and profit, (with A.Amato, B.Chen & J. Woodward)

(November, 2013) Second International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences  Middlesex University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Research Grants (2)

ARPA Grant: Manufacturing Engineering Education: Engineering Education in Manufacturing Across the Curriculum

Interagency Technology Reinvestment Project $310,347

1995-1997
Co-investigator

New Directions Project Grant: Evaluation of Comprehensive Health Promotion Program

W.K. Kellogg Foundation $266,000

1984-1987
Co-Principal Investigator

Articles (8)

Divergent Thinking and Brainstorming in Perspective: Implications for Organization Change and Innovation (2015) Research in Organizational Change and Development, Vol 23, 2015

This chapter attempts to elucidate the important role that divergent thinking plays in organizational creativity, innovation, and change. We define brainstorming as a systematized method of divergent thinking, review this literature, and advocate for the ...

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Crafting Organization Culture – ‘The Real Hard Stuff’ (2015) Leveraging Human Factors for Strategic Change: An Organizational Culture Perspective

Chen, B.K.C. & Manning, M.R.

G.C. Sardana and T. Thatchenkery (Eds.)
New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pp. 211-221.

The Role of Organization Identity in Managing Critical Incidents (2015) Leveraging Human Factors for Strategic Change: An Organizational Culture Perspective

Brown, S. & Manning, M.R.

G.C. Sardana and T. Thatchenkery (Eds.).
New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pp. 177-187.

Collaborative strategic planning: Labor and Management Partner for Success (2015) Understanding Work Experiences from Multiple Perspectives: New Paradigms for Organizational Excellence

Nash, M.M. & Manning, M.R.

Sardana, G.D. & Thatchenkery, T. (Eds.)
New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pp. 313-323.

Executive compassion: How executives construe compassion at work (2014) Current Topics in Management

Avramchuk, A.S. & Manning, M.R.

V.17, 135-159.

Smoke-free work environment (2014) Encyclopedia of Management (third edition)

Manning, M.R.

Cooper, C.L. (Ed.)
John Wiley & Sons Limited.

Compassion for a Change: A Review of Research and Theory (2013) Research in Organizational Change and Development

Recent emphasis in research and theory building on compassion in organizations has not yet received sustained attention by organization development and change scholarship. Compassion at work, however, has been reported as instrumental in ...

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Cause maps, sensemaking, and planned organizational change (2001) The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

This study represents a first attempt to employ cognitive cause-mapping techniques to explore individual sensemaking during a planned organizational change. The authors evaluated the contribution of this method as a vehicle for exploring sensemaking ...

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