Michael Schwartz | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz
PhD Organizational Behavior, 2017 - Present
Office Hours: By appointment

MA, Cleveland State University, 2014
Bachelors of Music, Cleveland State University, 2011

Interests and Courses


- Transgender experiences in organizations<br>- Intrinsic Motivation (Self-Determination Theory)<br>- Social Identity Theory<br>- Bias<br>- Allyship


Centered at the intersection of coaching for personal development, positive psychology, and diversity management.

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications


  • Case, S. S. (Presenter & Author), Schwartz, M. J. (Presenter & Author), Ehasz, S. F. (Presenter & Author), Madell, V. (Presenter Only) Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference (Theme: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion), "Designing, Building, Influencing, and Supporting: The Artistry of Reframing Teaching", Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (MBOTS), Pomona, California. (2022).
  • Case, S. S., Schwartz, H. M. (Presenter & Author), Ehasz, S. F. (Presenter & Author) Academy of Management - 82nd Annual Meeting, "Reframing Teaching: Interdependent Reflexivity for Developing Student Self-Awareness and Emotionally Intelligent Leaders", Academy of Management, Seattle, Washington. (2022).
  • Schwartz, M. J. (Chair/Co-Chair), Messer, T. (Panelist/Discussant), Cruz, M. (Panelist/Discussant), Holmes, O. (Panelist/Discussant), Anteby, M. (Panelist/Discussant), Gonzalez, C. B. (Panelist/Discussant), Van Esch, C. (Chair/Co-Chair) Academy of Management Annual Meeting, "LGBTQQIA+ Inclusion in the Academy of Management: Understanding AoM as an Inclusive Organization", Academy of Management, Boston, Massachussets. (2019).

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. 2019 - Present
  • Academy of Management. 2017 - Present


  • Best Reviewer - GDO Divison, Academy of management. (2020).
  • CWRU Pride LGBT Ohio Leadership Award, CWRU Pride Alumni Network. (2020).
  • Best Reviewer - GDO Divison, Academy of management. (2019).