Robert Marx - Professor of Management 

Robert Marx 
 

Professor of Management  


Telephone: 413-545-5691

Email: marx@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 219B

 

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Education:

Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1970
B.A., University of Michigan, 1963 

Research/Teaching Interests:

Relapse prevention in management training
Optimal use of video in management education
Spirituality in organizations
Characteristics of master teachers
Organizational behavior
Interpersonal skills for managers
Leadership, teamwork, and communication skills
Principles of management (in large lecture setting)


Publications/Presentations:

Manz, C. C., Cameron, K., Manz, K.P., and Marx, R. D. (Eds.) The Virtuous Organization: Insights From Some of the Worlds Leading Management Thinkers. World Scientific Publishers, Forthcoming 2008.

 

Marx. R.D., Neal. J., Manz. K.P. & Manz. C.C. (2008). Teaching about spirituality and work: Experiential exercises for management educators. In Biberman. G. and Tischler. L. (Eds.)  Spirituality in business: Theory, practice, and future directions. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 203-215.

 

Manz, C. C., Cameron, K., Manz, K.P., and Marx, R. D (2008) "The Virtuous Organization: An Introduction," in Manz, C. C., Cameron, K., Manz, K.P., and Marx, R. D. (Eds.) The Virtuous Organization: Insights From Some of the Worlds Leading Management Thinkers. World Scientific Publishers, 1-16.

 

Manz, K. P., Marx, R. D., Manz, C. C., Neal, J. A. (Eds.) (2008) "The Language of Virtues: Toward an Inclusive Approach for Integrating Spirituality in Management Education," in Manz, C. C., Cameron, K., Manz, K.P., and Marx, R. D. (Eds.) The Virtuous Organization: Insights From Some of the Worlds Leading Management Thinkers. World Scientific Publishers, 117-139.

 

Manz, K.P., Marx, R.D., Neal, J., & Manz, C. C. (2006) "The Language of Virtues: Toward an Inclusive Approach for Integrating Spirituality in Management Education," Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion, Vol. 3, 104-122.

 

Manz, C. C., Cameron, K. S.,  K.P., Marx, R.D., (2006) "Values and Virtues in Organizations: An Introduction," Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion, Vol. 3, 1-12.

 

Manz, C. C. Co-Organizer and Co-Chair (with Kim Cameron, Karen Manz, Robert Marx) for the All-Academy symposium " Serving the Public Concern Through Virtuous management in Crises, 'Ordinary', and Exemplary Times," National Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, August, 2006.

 

Manz, K.P., Marx, R.D., Neal, J., Manz, C.C. "Language is the First Issue: Discussing Spirituality in the Management Classroom," paper presentated at the National Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, August, 2005.

 

Manz, K., Marx, R., Manz, C. C., and Neal, J. "Academic Match Making for Creative Collegial Collaboration," National Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu, August 2005.

 

Manz, C. C., Manz, K. P., and Marx, R. D. "The Wisdom of Solomon at Work," Teleconference, Association for Spirit at Work, July 2005.

 

Marx, R.D., Facilitator, paper session.  Leadership, Change, and Difference Managing in a Global Economy.  Eastern Academy of Management International Conference, June 26-30, 2005, U. of Capetown, Capetown, So. Africa.

 

Marx, R.D., Manz, K.P., Manz, C.C. (2005) "Aaron Feuerstein: A Beacon For Change." In W. Treasurer (Ed.) Positively MAD: Making a Difference, San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 35-37.

 

Manz, C. C., Manz, K. P., Marx, R. D., Neck, C. P. (2004) "Spiritual Beliefs and Scholarship: A Journey With the Wisdom of Solomon," Management Communications Quarterly, Vol. 17, 611-620.

 

Manz, C. C., Manz, K. P., Marx, R. D. "The Virtues of Living Authentically," Positively M.A.D.: The Berrett-Koehler Conference on Making a Difference, November, 2004.

 

Manz, K., Marx, R., Manz, C. C., and Neal, J. "Parables, Fables, and Cases: Exploring the Use of Moral Story in Actionable Learning," National Academy of Management Meeting, New Orleans, August 2004.

 

Manz, C.C., Manz, K. P. and Marx, R. D. (2003) "The Search for Wisdom at Work," Ledmotiv (Journal published by the Stockholm School of Economics) 42-53.

 

Sleeth, R., Dunham, R., Marx, R.D., Weiner, J., Armstrong, K., Teaching with Technology:  Enhancing Democratic Course Participation.  Presented at the National Academy of Management meetings, Seattle, WA, August 2, 2003.

 

Eisenberg, J., Marx, R.D., and ten other presenters.  U.S. Trained Educators Working Abroad:  A Diversity of Experiences, Reflections and Advice.  Presented at the National Academy of Management meetings, Seattle, WA, August 3, 2003.

 

Manz, K., Marx, R., Manz, C. C., and Cameron, K. "Virtuous Choices in a Knowledge Economy: From Individual Freedom to Meeting Global Challenges," National Academy of Management Meeting, Seattle, August 2003.

 

Marx, R., Cameron, K., Manz, C. C., and Manz, K. "Teaching About Spirituality and Work: A Powerful Video Segment for the Management Classroom," OBTC, Western New England College, June 11-14 2003

 

Marx, R., Manz, C. C., and Manz, K.  "Spirit at Work from Portland to Portugal: An Experiential Exercise Across Cultures," International Eastern Academy of Management Meeting, Porto, Portugal, June, 2003).

 

Marx, R.D. and Burke, L.A.  Transfer is Personal:  Equipping Trainees with Response Prevention Strategies.  In E.F. Holton and T.T. Baldwin (eds) Managing the Transfer of Learning, SIOP Professional Practice Series:  San Francisco:  Jossey Bass, 2003 pg. 227-242.


Academic/Professional Activities:

Co-editor for book "The Virtuous Organization", World Scientific Publishers, 2008

 

Guest Co-Editor Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion (Special Issue on "Values and Virtues in Organizations"), 2006.


Grants:

Marx, R.D., Garcia, J.E., and Butterfield, D.A.  Preparing business school doctoral students for classroom teaching:  An examination of current practices.  I am the grant writer and Principal Investigator of a Research Grant from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) funded for $100,000.  December, 2006.

 

Recipient of a Professional Development Grant in Teaching from the University of Massachusetts  $3,000, 2005-06.