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Joy Olabisi

Associate Professor
Department of Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship
Saunders College of Business

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Joy Olabisi

Associate Professor
Department of Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship
Saunders College of Business

Education

BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Bio

Dr. Joy Olabisi is an Associate Professor of Management at the, Saunders College of Business. She also currently serves as the Director of the Management, Undergraduate Program. Her research interests include understanding how organizations, learn and manage knowledge, especially through the effective utilization of teams. She is, particularly interested in team performance, especially within virtual and project-based, contexts. She is also interested in social entrepreneurial initiatives within emerging, markets, with a social embeddedness and networks emphasis.

Dr. Olabisi's work has, been published in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and she has also, presented her research at numerous domestic and international conferences., , She teaches courses in the areas of management and international business. In 2015, she, received the Saunders College of Business Exemplary Performance in Teaching and Student, Impact Award. She was also previously nominated (2012) for the Provosts Award for, Excellence in Teaching.,

, Dr. Olabisi received her master's and doctorate degrees in industrial and operations, engineering with a concentration in engineering management from the University of, Michigan. She also holds a bachelor of science in industrial engineering from the Georgia, Institute of Technology.,

Currently Teaching

MGMT-740
3 Credits
This course examines why people behave as they do in organizations and what managers can do to improve organizational performance by influencing people's behavior. Students will learn a number of frameworks for diagnosing and dealing with managerial challenges dynamics at the individual, group and organizational level. Topics include leadership, motivation, team building, conflict, organizational change, cultures, decision making, and ethical leadership.
MGMT-450
3 Credits
This course is designed to improve your ability to negotiate by understanding decision-making biases that affect the negotiated outcome. Individual sessions will explore the structure and strategies to mitigate risks and challenges inherent in achieving optimal solutions.
MGMT-215
3 Credits
As an introductory course in managing and leading organizations, this course provides an overview of human behavior in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level with an emphasis on enhancing organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, work teams, motivation, communication, leadership, conflict resolution, organizational culture, and organizational change.