Prior to enrolling at UIC, Eric J. Michel held faculty appointments at Bradley University and Christopher Newport University. In these capacities, Eric designed and delivered nearly a dozen undergraduate leadership/management courses that addressed leadership at the individual, group, organizational, and international level of analysis. Eric's research investigates employee engagement, leadership (servant leadership, leader-follower relationships), career success, and employment relationships.
Hoobler, J.M., Masterson, C.R., Nkomo, S., & Michel, E.J. The business case for women leaders: Meta-analysis, research critique, and path forward. Forthcoming at Journal of Management. doi:10.1177/0149206316628643
Good, D., & Michel, E.J. (2013). Individual ambidexterity: Exploring and exploiting in dynamic contexts. Journal of Psychology, 147(5), 435-453.
Weinzimmer, L.G., Robin, J., & Michel, E.J. (2012). The measurement of strategic orientation and its efficacy in predicting financial performance. Journal of Business Strategies, 29(2), 81-98.
Weinzimmer, L.G., Michel, E.J., & Franczak, J. (2011). Creativity and firm-level performance: The mediating effects of action orientation. Journal of Managerial Issues, 23(1), 62-82.
Total research funding generated to date: $116,267
Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership – Greenleaf Scholar, 2014
University of Illinois – University of Illinois President’s Research in Diversity Award, 2013
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Grant - $100,000 for “My family enriches your work? Exploring the mechanisms of supervisors-subordinate positive crossover”, co-Primary Investigator (with S.J. Wayne), 2013