The George Washington University
School of Business: Management

Excellence in Management Education

The Department of Management has a deep and abiding commitment to excellence in management education that is manifest in two ways.  First, we distinguish ourselves by innovative classroom delivery that a high-impact and meaningful educational experience.  Second, we study the process of management learning, teaching, and education through sophisticated scholarly examination.  As testimony to our enduring commitment, below is a representative, alphabetical list of Teaching Distinctions and Educational Scholarship from our current faculty. 

TEACHING DISTINCTIONS

James R. Bailey Ph.D

  • Outstanding Educator Award, GWSB, 2007
  • Top Ten Executive Educators Worldwide, International Council for Executive Leadership Development, 2006
  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, GWSB, 2008
  • EMBA Outstanding Educator Award, GWSB, 2005
  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, GWSB, 2005
  • Undergraduate Outstanding Educator Award, GWSB, 2003
  • Professor of the Year, Rutgers University, 1993-1995
  • David L. Bradford Distinguished Educator Award, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society and the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1995
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Psychology Department, Washington University,1991

N. Sharon Hill, Ph.D

  • Top 15% Teaching Award, R. H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, 2007

D. Christopher Kayes, Ph.D.

  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, GWSB, 2008
  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, GWSB, 2007
  • New Educator Award, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, 2003

Patrick McHugh, Ph.D

  • Board of Advisors Faculty Award, GWSB, 2008
  • Undergraduate HRM Faculty-Student Mentor Award, 2006
  • Accelerated MBA Best Professor Award, Tysons Corner Cohort, 2005-2006
  • Nominee, Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching, GWU, 2005
  • Nominee, Bender Teaching Award, GWU, 2005
  • Senior Teaching Award, GWSB, 1998

George T. Solomon, DBA

  • Member of National Advisory Board on Entrepreneurship Education, The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine, 2007
  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, GWSB, 2007
  • Citation for Excellence, Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership National Advisory Board on Entrepreneurship in Higher Education, 2002
  • Finalist, National Pedagogy/Innovative Teaching Award United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2001
  • Finalist, National Pedagogy/Innovative Teaching Award, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2000
  • Member, “SUCCESS” Magazine's, National Advisory Board on Graduate Entrepreneurial Education Programs, 1994-1998
  • Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1997
  • George Washington Freedom Medal in Economic Education, Freedom Foundation, 1986, 1993

Erik K. Winslow, Ph.D

  • Gordon L. Lippitt Leadership Award, GWSB 2007
  • Outstanding Advocate of Women Entrepreneurs, Women Entrepreneurial Association, 2007
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year, School of Business Advisory Board, GWSB, 2003
  • Faculty of the Year Award, MBA Cohort, GWSB, 2000
  • Peter B. Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, GWSB, 1999
  • Justin G. Longenecker Fellow, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1997

EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

James R. Bailey Ph.D

  • Lewicki, R. L. & Bailey, J. R.  (in press).  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., Whetton, D. A., Bailey, J. R. & Ferris, B. (in press).  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. 
  • Bailey, J. R. & Lewicki, R. J. (2007).  The scientist and the sage.  BizEd, July-August, 32-36. 
  • Lewicki, R. J. & Bailey, J. R. (2007).  The research-teaching nexus: Tension & reciprocity.  St. Petersburg, Fl: Assembly for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business, International.
  • Bailey, J. R. & Kayes, D. C. (2006).  Individual learning.  In. N. Nicholson, P. Audia & M. Pillutla (Eds.), Blackwell encyclopedic dictionary of organisational behavior.  London, UK: Blackwell Press.
  • Bailey, J. R., Sass, M., Swiercz, P., Seal, C. & Kayes, D. C. (2005).  Teaching with and through teams: Student written, instructor facilitated case writing and the Signatory Code.  Journal of Management Education, 29, 39-59. 
  • Bailey, J. R.  (2003). Walter Nord as intellectual and pedagogical hero.  Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2, 378-384.   
  • Kressel, K., Bailey, J. R. & Forman, S.  (1999).  Psychological consultation in higher education: Lessons from a university faculty development center.  Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 10, 51-82.
  • Bailey, J. R., Langdana, F. K., Rotonda, P. D., & Ryan, J. C.  (1997).  A factor analytic study of teaching methods that influence retention among MBAs.  Journal of Education for Business, 72, 297-302.   
  • Bailey, J. R., Saparito, P., Kressel, K., Christensen, E. W., & Hooijberg, R. (1997).  A Model for Reflective Pedagogy.  Journal of Management Education, 21, 155-167[Citation for Excellence in Research, Anbar Management Intelligence, 1998; Nominated for Fritz Roethlisberger Memorial Award for Best Paper, 1998]
  • Bailey, J. R. & Ford, C. M.  (1996).  Management as science versus management as practice in post-graduate business education.  Business Strategy Review, 7, 7-12
  • Bailey, J. R. (1995).  Introducing organizational behavior: Demonstrating relevance, ethics, and science through compliance.  Journal of Management Education, 19, 271-274
  • Gibb, G. D., Bailey, J. R., Best, R. H., & Lambirth, T. T. (1983).  The measurement of the obsessive-compulsive personality.  Educational and Psychological Measurements, 43, 1233-1238. [Reprinted in K. Corcoran & J. Fisher [Eds.] [1985], Measures for clinical practice.  New York: Free Press.]

D. Christopher Kayes, Ph.D.

  • Yamazaki , Y. , & Kayes, D. C. 2007. Expatriate learning: Exploring how Japanese managers adapt in the United States. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18, 8, 1373 – 1395.
  • Kayes, A. B. , Kayes, D. C. , & Yamazaki, Y. 2006. Transferring knowledge across cultures: A learning competencies approach. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 18, 4,87-100.
  • Kayes, D. C. , Kayes, A. B. , & Yamazaki, Y. 2005. Essential competencies for cross-cultural knowledge absorption. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 20, 7, 578-589.
  • Kayes, D. C. 2005. Internal validity and reliability of Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory version 3 (1999). Journal of Business and Psychology, 20, 2, 249-257.
  • Bailey, J. , Sass, M , Swiercz, P. M. , Seal, C. , & Kayes. D. C. 2005. Teaching with and through teams. Student-written, instructor-facilitated case writing and the signatory code. Journal of Management Education, 29, 1, 39-59.
  • Kayes, D. C. 2004. The 1996 Mt. Everest climbing disaster: The breakdown of learning in teams. Human Relations, 57, 10, 1236-1284.
  • Yamazaki , Y. , & Kayes, D. C. 2004. An experiential approach to cross-cultural learning: A review and integration of success factors in expatriate adaptation. Academy of Management Learning Education, 3, 4, 354-379.
  • Kayes, D. C. & Kayes, A. B. 2003. Management development ‘through the looking glass’: Management education gone awry. Journal of Management Education, 27, 6, 694-710.
  • Kayes, D. C.  2003. Proximal team learning: Lessons from United Flight 93 on 9/11. Organizational Dynamics, 32, 1, 80–92.
  • Kayes, D. C. 2002. Experiential learning and its critics:  Preserving the role of experience in management learning and education. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 1, 2, 137-149.
  • Kayes, D. C. 2002.Dilemma at 29,000 feet: An exercise in ethical decision-making based on the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster. Journal of Management Education, 26, 3, 307-321.
  • Druskat, V. U. , & Kayes, D. C. 2000. Learning versus performance in short term project teams. Small Group Research, 31, 3, 328-353.
  • Kayes, D. C. 2007. Institutional barriers to experiential learning. In (Eds.) M. Reynolds & R. Vince, Experiential Learning and Management Education. Oxford University Press.
  • Kayes, D. C.  2007. The problem with performance: Conditions for team learning. In (Eds.) P. Kamur, P. Ramsey, & B. Mackie, Learning and Performance Matters. World Scientific Publishing Company.
  • Kayes, D. C. , & Kayes, A. B. 2006. Learning style composition in teams: Implications for assessment. In (Eds.) Sims, R. & Sims, E. Learning Styles and Learning: A Key to Meeting the Accountability Demands in Education. Nova Press.
  • Kayes, D. C. 2004. The limits and consequences of experience-absent reflection: Implications for learning and organizing. In (Eds.), M. Reynolds & R. Vince, Organizing Reflection. Ashgate Publishing.
  • Kayes. D. C. 2002. Conversational learning in organization and human resource development. In A. Baker, P. Jensen & D. Kolb (Eds.), Conversational learning: An experiential approach to knowledge creation. Westport, CT: Quorum Books.
  • Kolb, A. , Baker, A. , Jensen, P. , & Kayes, D. C. 2002. The practice of conversational learning in higher education. In A. Baker, P. Jensen , & D. Kolb (Eds.), Conversational learning: An experiential approach to knowledge creation. Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

Patrick McHugh, Ph.D

  • McHugh, P.P. (in press). “Batter up, student on deck”: The utility of Moneyball in management education. Journal of Management Education.

George T. Solomon Ph. D.

  • Solomon, G. (2007). An examination of entrepreneurship education in the United States. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 14, 2.
  • Fernald, L.W., Solomon, G., & Doshna, G (2003). Small business training and development in the United States by years in business.  International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, January-June.
  • Solomon, G., Fernald, L.W., & Dennis, W. (2003). Self identified management deficiencies of entrepreneurs. Journal of Private Equity. 6, 4, 1-10.
  • Solomon, G., Duffy, S. and El Tarabishy, A. (2002).The state of entrepreneurship education in the United States: A nationwide survey and analysis. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education 1(1).
  • Solomon, G., Weaver, K.M. & Fernald, L.W. (1993). A historical examination of small business management and entrepreneurship pedagogy. Gaming and Simulation, 25, 3.
  • Solomon, G. & Fernald, L.W. (1991). Trends in small business management and entrepreneurship education in the United States. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
  • Fernald, L. W. & Solomon, G. (1990). A comparative analysis of values between entrepreneurs and college business student. Journal of Creative Behavior, 24, 4.

Paul M. Swiercz Ph.D.

  • Bailey, J., Sass, M., Swiercz, P., Seal, C., Kayes, D.C. (2005).  Teaching with and through teams: Student-written, instructor-facilitated case writing and the signatory code, Journal of Management Education, 29, 1, 39-59.
  • Swiercz, P., Ross, K. (2003). Rational, human, political and symbolic text in Harvard Business School cases: A study of structure and content, Journal of Management Education, 27: pp. 407 – 430.
  • Swiercz, P. (2000).  SWIF learning: Student written- instructor facilitated case writing.  A guide to students. A web publication by Houghton – Mifflin, College Division.  http://college.hmco.com/business/resources/casestudies/students/swif.pdf
  • Swiercz, P., Renn, R., Icenogle, M. (1993). Measurement properties of the revised job diagnostic survey: More promising news from the public sector.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 53 (4), 1011-1021.

Ayman El Tarabishy, Ed.D.

  • Solomon, G., Duffy, S. and El Tarabishy, A. (2002).The state of entrepreneurship education in the United States: A nationwide survey and analysis. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education 1(1).

Stuart A. Umpleby Ph.D.

  • Umpleby, S., Rakicevik, G. (2008)  Adopting service learning in universities around the world.  Journal of the World Universities Forum. 1, 2, 39-48
  • Umpleby, S., Mekhonoshin, K., Vladimirov, Z. (2008).  A global university for a global village.   Cultural Studies / Critical Methodologies, 8, 3.
  • Umpleby, S., Lim, L. (2007).  The spread of management ideas and methods around the world.  Nase Gospodarstvo (Our Economy), 53, 3-4, 124-135.  
  • Umpleby, S., Medvedeva, T., Oyler, A. (2004).  The technology of participation as a means of improving universities in transitional economies. World Futures, 60, 1-2, 129-136.
  • Umpleby, S., Anbari, F.T., Mueller, K.H. (2007).  Highly innovative research teams:  The case of BCL.  In A. Mueller and K. Mueller (Eds.),  An Unfinished Revolution?  Heinz von Foerster and the Biological Computer Laboratory.  Vienna, Austria:  Ecoraum, 181-202.
  • Dubina, I., Umpleby, S. (2006).  Agenda setting and improvement monitoring in a university department, Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Deming Research Seminar, New York, NY: Fordham University.