Meet the Faculty

Thomas E. Will

Thomas E. Will

Kathy '68 and Lawrence Ashe Associate Professor of Business Management, Department Chair, Director of Women's Bridge to Business program

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.5485
Office Location: Campbell 226

Office Hours: Fall 2016
Monday 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Thursday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
and by appointment

Academic Degrees

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, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership. 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.

Professional Activities

Recent publications by Professor Will include:

Will, Thomas E. 2016. Flock Leadership: Understanding and Influencing Emergent Collective Behavior. The Leadership Quarterly, 27: 261-279.

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.

Web Links

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)