Lessons on Leadership

Lessons on Leadership is a resource for provoking ideas and action while reconciling the two. A platform for essays and exchange by the very best leadership practitioners and scholars, it strives to be current and classic, intellectual and actionable, conceptual and evidentiary. It knits today with tomorrow with yesterday to inform those who lead and those who counsel those who lead.

Dr. James R. Bailey is Professor at the George Washington University. He is a key-note speaker, best- selling author, award winning educator, and consultant for the world's most prestigious firms.

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Featured Articles

Like a Boss: Obama as the CEO during Transition
by James Bailey and Sarah Kellogg | Dec 9, 2016

President Barack Obama is traveling a far more benevolent path to the presidency of Donald J. Trump than his fellow Democrats. The president’s pubic mood is one marked by grace and acceptance, while his followers promise to follow Dylan Thomas’ admonition to “not go...


Why Renovations Have Bypassed Doctoral Program, and What to Do About It
by James Bailey and Roy J. Lewicki | Sep 8, 2016

Introduction Business schools have successfully remade themselves to be more aligned with the modern business climate. The BBA and MBA are entirely different degrees than they were just a few decades ago. But one business school degree—the PhD—has largely escaped...


Cause Célèbre? The Unintended Consequences of Highly Paid Women CEO
by James Bailey and Margaret Ormiston | Jun 1, 2016

A recent study by Equilar—an executive compensation firm—reported that female CEOs were better compensated than male CEOs. Of 341 responses from S&P 500 companies, the 17 female CEOS made almost $8M more than the 324 males CEOs. Although the number of female CEOs...