James R. Bailey, Ph.D.

Affiliation: George Washington University
Email: jbailey@gwu.edu


James R. Bailey is the Stacy and Jonathan Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at the George Washington University School of Business, and a Fellow in the Centre for Management Development, London Business School.  He has been the recipient of many teaching distinctions, including three GWSB Outstanding Educator 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 was past Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Management Learning and Education, in is the founder and Managing Editor of the on-line magazine Lessons on Leadership (www.lessonsonleadership.org).  Professor Bailey has served as a dean, department chair, and program director during his 20+ year academic career.   


Clegg, S. R. & Bailey, J. R. (Eds.).  (2007).  International encyclopedia of organization studies, Volumes 1-4.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Kessler, E. & Bailey, J. R. (Eds.).  (2007).  Handbook of managerial and organizational wisdom.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  [Most Promising New Management Book, European Academy of Management, 2006]


Bailey, J. R. (2015).  Why leaders don’t brag about successfully managing stress.  Harvard Business Review, Spring, 17. 

Bailey, J.R. (2013).  The iron cage and the monkey’s paw:  Isomorphism and the perils of a rising journal.  Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12, 108-114. 

Bailey, J. R., & Raelin, J. (2010).  Employees see death when you change their routines.  Harvard Business Review, Spring. 

Seal, C. R., Sass, M., Bailey, J. R. & Lao-Troth, M. (2009).  Integrating the emotional intelligence concept: The relationship between emotional ability and emotional competency.  Organization Management Journal, 6, 204-214. 

Bailey, J. R., Ford, C. M. & Raelin, J. D. (2009).  Philosophical ties that bind practice: The case of creativity.  Journal of Managerial Inquiry, 18, 27-38

Bailey, J. R. & Lewicki, R. J.(2007).  The Scientist and the sage.  BizEd, July-August. 
Seal, C., Bailey, J. R. & Boyatzis, R. (2007).  Fostering emotional intelligence in organizations.  Organization Management Journal, 3, 190-209. 

Offerman, L., Bailey, J. R., Vasilopoulos, N. L., Seal, C. & Sass, M. (2004).  The relative contribution of emotional competence and cognitive ability to individual and team performance.  Human Performance, 17, 219-243. 

Bailey, J. R. & Axelrod, R.  (2001). Leadership lessons from Mount Rushmore: James MacGregor Burns.  Leadership Quarterly, 12, 113-120. 

Book Chapters

Lewicki, R. L. & Bailey, J. R. (2009).  The relationship between scholarship and educational quality. In S. Armstrong & C. Fukami (Eds.), Handbook of management education, learning and development.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Lewicki, R. L. & Bailey, J. R. (2009).  Scholarly Outlets and Scholarly Identity:
A Narrative of the Founding of the Academy of Management Learning & Education.  In C. Wankel & R. DeFillippi (Eds.), Being and becoming a management education scholar. Information Age Publishing. 

Clegg, S. R. & Bailey, J. R. (2007).  The emergence of organizational science.  In S. R. Clegg & J. R. Bailey (Eds.), International encyclopedia of organization studies, Volumes 1-4.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Kessler, E. & Bailey, J. R. (2007).  Understanding, applying, and developing organizational and managerial wisdom.In E. Kessler & J. R. Bailey (Eds.), Handbook of managerial and organizational wisdom (pp. xv-lxxiv).Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Bailey, J. R.  & Ford, C. M. (2003).  Innovation and evolution: Managing tensions within and between the domains of theory and practice.  In L. Shavinina & R. Sternberg (Eds.), International handbook on innovation (pp. 248-257).  Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. 







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