Gender in the Workplace

The Tippie College of Business accomplished a major coup in the past two years when it hired three new assistant professors in the Department of Management and Organizations (M&O) — Michele Williams, Rong Su, and Beth Livingston. Each woman is outstanding in her field of research, and serendipitously, what they have in common is an interest in gender research aimed at solving real-world business problems.

Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship

Joining Iowa JPEC and the Tippie College of Business as the first John L. Miclot Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Dr. Michele Williams brings a focus on research to her entrepreneurship and management teachings.

Building Trust in Higher Education: An Interview with Dr. Michele Williams

You never know what moment or experience in your life might change your path forever. For Dr. Michele Williams, that moment came early inher career when she was an undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins University…

Williams brings research experience to her teachings on negotiation

Not all teams are successful—it takes good communication, skill diversity, and trust.

Many courses taught in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business stress teamwork and its importance in business relationships. When Assistant Professor Michele Williams teaches the Dynamics of Negotiations course, she brings over 15 years of research into her classrooms.

From Gender Bias to the Role of Compassion in Business and its Impact on Startups

Michele Williams is an assistant professor of
organizational behavior in the School of Industrial
and Labor Relations. Her research focuses on cooperative, high-performance work relationships. Williams’ research concentrates on the influences that interpersonal processes, such as interpersonal sensitivity and emotion, have on how trust and cooperation evolve in cross-boundary and founding team relationships.

Connecting with Women in the Community

Through community service that also informs their research, two Department of Organizational Behavior professors are applying land-grant values to hyper-local endeavors less than a mile from campus. 

Q&A with Michele Williams

Assistant Professor, Department of Organizational behavior. A question and answer session with Dr. Michele Williams.