Michael Y. Lee is a doctoral student in Management at Harvard Business School and studies novel organizational designs and how structure can be leveraged to foster greater organizational effectiveness. His current research focuses on a novel organizational system called Holacracy that enables organizations to rapidly iterate their structure. He explores the implications of this ability on coordination and flexibility.
Michael has worked in a variety of organizational contexts and sectors. Most recently, he served as an engagement leader for the Parthenon Group, a global management consulting firm, where he advised corporate, private equity, and social sector clients. Michael earned his AB in Social Studies from Harvard University and an MBA from U.C. Berkeley. He has trained in large group meeting facilitation and self-managed teaming as a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs, and is an experienced student in Vipassana (Insight) meditation.