The Common Good

Wayne Baker

Wayne Baker is Chair of the Management & Organizations area at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration, and Professor of Management & Organizations. He is also Professor of Sociology at Michigan, and Faculty Associate at the Institute for Social Research. Dr. Baker has published over sixty academic articles and five books, including America’s Crisis of Values: Reality and Perception (Princeton University Press). He blogs five days a week at, an online experiment in civil dialog. Dr. Baker resides in Ann Arbor with his wife Cheryl and their son.


Blog Posts by Wayne Baker

Posted by Wayne Baker 1 year 4 weeks ago
An historic event took place recently in the seaside town of Belfast, Maine. Ten people of vastly different political persuasions — Libertarians, Tea Party Republicans, Democrats, and Progressives —...