Paula J. Caproni, Ph.D.

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Lecturer of Management and Organizations
Academic Director of Executive Skills Program

Paula J. Caproni serves on the faculty of the Management and Organizations Department at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She is also the Director of the Day MBA Program and the Professional Development Coach for the Executive MBA Program. Professor Caproni teaches courses in leadership, interpersonal skills, and team development both in the U.S. and internationally with the Ross Executive Education. In addition to extensive teaching, she consults with organizations in public, private, and non profit sectors and has presented her research at several conferences in the U.S. and abroad, including the Academy of Management Meetings, the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, the Academy of International Business, the European Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism, and the European Group for Organizational Studies. Professor Caproni’s book, “Management Skills for Everyday Life: The Practical Coach” is now in its second edition, and she is currently writing a new book called “What Predicts Success: What Researchers Know That You Don’t Know.” The Ross faculty honored Professor Caproni with the Victor Bernard Leadership Teaching Award in 2008. Professor Caproni holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Yale University.

Faculty for Sustainable Power and Influence, Fall 2009, The Chief Executive Program, 2014 – present, Leadership Training Program for Senior Cultural Executives, 2014