James Bailey Ph.D.

James Bailey Ph.D.

James R. Bailey, Ph.D., is a Professor of Leadership at the George Washington University School of Business. He has taught at University of Michigan, New York University, IMD, and Helsinki School of Economics, Dr. Bailey is the recipient of many teaching distinctions, including four GWSB Outstanding Faculty Awards.  In 2006 he was named one of the world’s top ten executive educators by the International Council for Executive Leadership Development.  He has published over 50 academic papers and case studies, and is the author of five books, including the award-winning, best-selling Organizational and Managerial Wisdom and the forthcoming Lessons on Leadership.  He has designed and delivered hundreds of executive programs for firms like Nestle, UBS, Conoco-Phillips, and Goldman Sachs, as well as several major law firms and US Congressmen. Dr. Bailey is a frequent keynote speaker who has appeared on broadcast programs for the BBC, NPR, and Fox News Channel, and whose work has been cited in such outlets as the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, and Business 2.0.  He is a frequent contributor to The Hill, Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and Harvard Business Review.  He is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Management Learning and Education, as well as the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine Lessons on Leadership. Professor Bailey has served as a dean, department chair, and program director during his 25 year academic career.  

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At the Helm is a resource for provoking ideas and action while reconciling the two. A platform for essays and exchange, it strives to be current and classic, intellectual and actionable, conceptual and evidentiary. It knits today and tomorrow with yesterday to inform those who lead and those who counsel those who lead.

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