Dr. Kim S. Cameron
Associate Dean, Executive Education; Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Kim S. Cameron is currently the Associate Dean of Executive Education at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, where he also taught as the William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organization. Professor Cameron has also served as a Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, Dean of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Associate Dean in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, and as a department chair at the University of Michigan. He also served on the faculties of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Ricks College.
Dr. Cameron's past research on organizational downsizing, effectiveness, culture change, virtuousness, and the development of management skills has been published in more than 120 academic articles and 14 scholarly books, the most recent being Positive Leadership (Berrett Koehler), Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture (Jossey Bass), Organizational Effectiveness (Edward Elgar) and Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship (Oxford University Press). His current research focuses on the virtuousness of and in organizations and its relationship to organizational success. In 2002, he co-founded the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Cameron received BS and MS degrees from Brigham Young University and MA and PhD degrees from Yale University. He served as a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and was a recipient of the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society's Outstanding Educator Award and the Academy of Management OMT Division's Trailblazer Award. In addition to his faculty responsibilities, he consults with a variety of business, government, and educational organizations in North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe on organizational culture change, positive leadership, and developing positive dynamics in organizations.
He is married to the former Melinda Cummings and has seven children.