Quinn, Ryan W., J. Stuart Bunderson, (forthcoming), Can We Huddle on This Project? Participant Learning in Informal Conversations, Journal of Management.

Quinn, Ryan W., Gretchen M. Spreitzer, Chak Fu Lam, (2012), Building a Sustainable Model of Human Energy in Organizations: The Counterbalancing Forces of Resource-Seeking and Demand-Seeking, Academy of Management Annals, 6, pp. 337-396.

Quinn, Ryan W., Tony Golsby-Smith, (2011), Strategic Innovation: A Toolkit for Leadership Conversations, Business and Economy, March 17 Issue.

Quinn, Ryan W., Monica C. Worline, (2008), Enabling Courageous Collective Action: Conversations from United Airlines Flight 93, Organization Science, 19-4, pp. 497-516.


Quinn, Ryan W., Robert E. Quinn, (2009), Lift: Becoming a Positive Force in Any Situation, San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler

  • Won Benedictine University’s “Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Organizational Development” 2012
  • Selected as “Book of the Year” by the Huntsman Business School
  • Selected as “Book of the Year” by Albemarle County Public Schools
  • Selected as “One of the best leadership books of 2009” by Leadership Now
Best Paper

Quinn, Ryan W., Bret Crane, Jared D.Harris, Learning from Success: Organizational Search that Samples on the Dependent Variable (working paper), selected for best poster at the 2013 Bi-Annual Conference for Positive Organizational Scholarship.

Best Reviewer Awards

Quinn, Ryan W., (2011), Organization Science

Quinn, Ryan W., (2010), Organization Science

Quinn, Ryan W., (2009), Organization Science

Quinn, Ryan W., (2008), Organization Science



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