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Susan  Ashford

Susan Ashford

Michael & Susan Jandernoa Professor of Management and Organizations; University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

Susan Ashford is the Michael and Susan Jandernoa Professorship in Management and Organization at the Ross School of Business and the Area Chair of the Management and Organizations group.  On the Ross faculty since 1991, she taught previously at the Amos Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College (1983-1991).  Professor Ashford works with executive audiences in the areas of leadership and leadership development, negotiation, managerial skills and effectiveness, and bottom-up organizational change.  She teaches the negotiation course within the EMBA program and the capstone leadership course within the WMBA program. Professor Ashford received her MS and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University.  She has taught in executive development programs at The University of Michigan, Dartmouth College, Duke University, and for Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Whirlpool Corporation and the Corporate Leadership Center’s Leading Women Executives program.  She has consulted to various organizations, including General Electric and Merrill Lynch.  Dr. Ashford has also served as a trainer for the management simulation project at New York University, working with executives from various organizations on their strategic and interpersonal skills. Professor Ashford's current research interests include leadership development and effectiveness, issue selling, self-management, and proactivity. Professor Ashford is a Fellow of the Academy of Management professional association.  She served as an Associate Dean for the Ross School of Business from 1994-1995, as the school’s Senior Associate Dean from 1998 – 2002 and as the Associate Dean for Leadership Programming and the Executive MBA from 2006-2010.

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Leadership Crisis Challenge: AguaClara Global Beverages
The 2017 Leadership Crisis Challenge places teams of students into roles as members of an emergency response team for AguaClara Global Beverages, a beverage conglomerate that is experiencing and may ...
Publication Date: 01/12/2017 Product ID: 1-430-499
$30.00
Leadership Crisis Challenge: STAR Global Beverages & the AquaStar Crisis
The 2015 Leadership Crisis Challenge places teams of students into roles as members of an emergency response team for Aquastar International, a beverage conglomerate that is experiencing and may have ...
Publication Date: 01/15/2015 Product ID: 1-429-410
$30.00
Leadership Crisis Challenge: Timora International
A $500-million boutique hotel company with a global presence, Timora International has made an ambitious foray into ecotourism that has led to a financial crisis that threatens the company ...
Publication Date: 01/16/2014 Product ID: 1-429-289
$30.00
Honor Code: A Sticky Situation in Business School (A)
This case is a cautionary tale about the consequences of cheating in business school. It is ideal for new business students. Honor Code (A) details the circumstances that led to This case was originally developed for executive-MBA students, but it will be appropriate for all levels of business students. For a version geared towards undergraduate and other graduate-level ...
Publication Date: 07/27/2012 Product ID: 1-429-278
$3.95
Honor Code: A Sticky Situation in Business School (B)
This case is a cautionary tale about the consequences of cheating in business school. It is ideal for new business students. Honor Code (A) details the circumstances that led to This case was originally developed for executive-MBA students, but it will be appropriate for all levels of business programs. For a version geared towards undergraduate and other graduate-level ...
Publication Date: 07/27/2012 Product ID: 1-429-281
$3.95
A Difficult Course (A)
What are the consequences of cheating? What happens when you do something against your own principles? A Difficult Course (A) details the circumstances that led to the main character’s This case was developed for both undergraduate and graduate level students. For a version that is geared toward executive-MBA programs, please see Honor Code (A) and Honor Code (B ...
Publication Date: 09/10/2009 Product ID: 1-428-866
$3.95
A Difficult Course (B)
A Difficult Course B present students with the fallout from a bout of cheating. A Difficult Course (A) details the circumstances that led to the main character’s slip in This case was originally developed for both undergraduate and graduate level students. For a version that is geared toward executive-MBA programs, please see Honor Code (A) and Honor Code ...
Publication Date: 08/25/2009 Product ID: 1-428-868
$1.95
Leadership Crisis Challenge: Olick International
Winner of the 2011 University of Michigan Provost’s Teaching Innovation PrizeIn this crisis simulation, students are cast in the roles of executives at Olick International, an $11 billion agricultural ...
Publication Date: 08/04/2009 Product ID: 1-428-769
$30.00
Leadership Crisis Challenge: Pharmeck
Winner of the 2011 University of Michigan Provost’s Teaching Innovation PrizeThis simulation presents students with a hypothetical yet realistic crisis situation during which they are asked demonstrate integrity under ...
Publication Date: 09/09/2008 Product ID: 1-428-585
$30.00