Meet the Faculty
Thomas E. Will
Kathy '68 and Lawrence Ashe Associate Professor of Business Management; Director of Women's Bridge to Business program; Director of MBA Linkage Program
Office Location: Campbell 226
Office Hours: By appointment
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Clemson University
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor Will's teaching interests include Strategic Management, Leadership, Organization Theory, and Business Ethics. His research interests include complexity theory, emergent collective behavior, leadership, and creativity. Professor Will's current research employs agent-based modeling techniques to analyze emergent cognition and emergent behavior in contexts of human organizing.
Recent publications by Professor Will include:
Will, Thomas E. 2016. Flock Leadership: Understanding and Influencing Emergent Collective Behavior. The Leadership Quarterly (forthcoming, April 2016).
Will, Thomas E. 2012. Enlightenment Political Philosophy and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Contextualizing Historical Discourse. Management & Organizational History Journal, 7:285-302.
Will, Thomas E. 2012. Multimarket Contact Posture and Nonprice Competition: A Firm Level Test of Forbearance Parameters. Irish Journal of Management, 32:27-52.
Will, Thomas E. 2011. A Multilevel Model of Multimarket Contact: Competence Depletion and Punctuated Forbearance Hypotheses. Organization Management Journal, 8:88-104.