James R. Bailey

Title:
Hochberg Professorial Fellow of Leadership Development Professor of Management
Office:
Management
Address:
Funger Hall
2201 G Street NW
Suite 315-M
Washington, DC 20052
Phone:
202-994-1669
Email:
JBAILEY@GWU.EDU
Website:
Psychology Today

James R. Bailey is Professor of Leadership at the George Washington University School of Business, and a Fellow in the Centre for Management Development, London Business School.  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.  His practitioner essays appear in his column At the Helm in Psychology Today, and Lessons on Leadership.  Professor Bailey has served as a dean, department chair, and program director during his 25 year academic career.

  • Effective Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational and Individual Change
  • Strategy Formulation and Execution
  • Employee Motivation, Competence, Satisfaction, and Performance
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Business Ethics
  • Teams
  • Ph.D., Washington University, 1991
  • M.A., Washington University, 1988
  • B.A., Eastern Illinois University, 1984

Books

  • Clegg, S. R. & Bailey, J. R. (Eds.).  (2007).  International encyclopedia of organization studies, Volumes 1-4.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  [Outstanding Academic Title, American Librarian Association, 2008]
  • 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]

Monographs

  • Bailey, J. R. & Eastman, W. N. (Eds.). (1996).  Science and service in organizational scholarship [Special issue].  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 32, 350-464. [Contributors include Chris Argyris, Kenneth Gergen, Robert Hogan, & Walter Nord]

Journal Articles

  • Ormiston, M. & Bailey. J. R. (2017).  We know that female CEOs get paid more, but we don’t know why.  Harvard Business Review, March (online).
     
  • Bailey, J. R., & Raelin, J. D. (2016).  Organizations don’t resist change; people do.  Organization Management Journal, 12, 125-138. 
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (2016).  The difference between good leaders and great ones.  Harvard Business Review, September (online).  [Lead article; HBR produced digital film based on article; 15-Five Top Reads; Inc devoted article to it]
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (2015).  Why leaders don’t brag about managing stress.  Harvard Business Review, February, 34-38.  [Lead article]
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2014).  Crossing the Rubricon.  Journal of Management Education, 38, 313-318. 
     
  • 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. (2010).  Why employees fear change.  Harvard Business Review, November, 11-13. 
     
  • 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
     
  • Seal, C., Bailey, J. R. & Boyatzis, R. (2007).  Fostering emotional intelligence in organizations.  Organization Management Journal, 3, 190-209.  [Editor’s Choice Award, 2008; Most Downloaded Article, 2010]
     
  • 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. 
     
  • 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.  (2003). Walter Nord as intellectual and pedagogical hero.  Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2, 378-384.   
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Axelrod, R.  (2001).  Leadership lessons from Mount Rushmore: James MacGregor Burns.  Leadership Quarterly, 12, 113-120. 
     
  • Wiesenfeld, B.M., Brockner, J., Petzall, B., Wolf, R., & Bailey, J. (2001). Stress and coping among layoff survivors: A self-affirmation analysis. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal, 14, 15-34.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Christensen, E.  W. & Bailey, J. R.  (1998).  Task performance using the library and Internet to acquire business intelligence.  Internet Research: Electronic Networking Applications and Policy, 8, 290-302. [Award for Excellence, Literati Club, 1999]
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Eastman, W. N.  (1998).  Mediation in moderation.  Organization Science, 9, 250
     
  • Eastman, W. N. & Bailey, J. R.  (1998).  Reconciling the fact-value antinomy:  Patterns in legal and managerial rhetoric, 1880-1980.  Organization Science, 9, 232-245.
     
  • Bailey, J. R.  (1997).  Need for cognition and response mode in the active construction of an information domain.  Journal of Economic Psychology, 18, 69-85
     
  • Bailey, J. R., Chen, C., & Dou, S-G.  (1997).  Conceptions of the self and performance related feedback in Japan, China, and the U.S.  Journal of International Business Studies, 28, 605-625
     
  • 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]
     
  • Christensen, E. W. & Bailey, J. R.  (1997).  A source accessibility effect on media selection.  Management Communications Quarterly, 10, 373-387.
     
  • Bailey, J. R.  (1996).  Theater and the laboratory enterprise.  Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 11, 793-804.
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Eastman, W. N.  (1996).  Tensions between science and service in organizational scholarship.  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 32, 350-355.
     
  • 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
     
  • Eastman, W. N. & Bailey, J. R.  (1996).  Epistemology, action, and rhetoric: Past and present connections in organizational scholarship.  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 32, 455-461. 
     
  • Kessler, E. H., Ford, C. M., & Bailey, J. R. (1996).  Object valence as a moderator of the framing effect on risk preference.  Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations, 30, 241-256. [Abstracted in Economics Alert, March 1997]
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1995).  Introducing organizational behavior: Demonstrating relevance, ethics, and science through compliance.  Journal of Management Education, 19, 271-274
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1994). Great individuals and their environments revisited:  William James and contemporary leadership theory.  Journal of Leadership Studies, 1(4), 28-36.
     
  • Bailey, J. R., & Eastman, W. (1994).  Positivism and the promise of the social sciences. Theory and Psychology, 4, 505-524.
     
  • Bailey, J. R., & Ford, C. M. (1994a).  Of methods and metaphors: Theater and self-exploration in the laboratory.  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 30, 381-396.
     
  • Bailey, J. R., & Ford, C. M. (1994b).  The mask and the mirror and the meaning of behavior.  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 30, 408-414.
     
  • Eastman, W. N., & Bailey, J. R. (1994). Examining the origins of management theory: Value divisions in the positivist program.  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 30, 313-328. 
     
  • Yost, J. H., Strube, M. J., & Bailey, J. R. (1992). The construction of the self:  An evolutionary view.  Current Psychology: Research and Reviews, 11, 110-121.
     
  • Gibb, G. D., & Bailey, J. R. (1984).  Attitudes toward the equal rights amendment:  An objective measurement tool.  Psychological Reports, 53, 804-806.
     
  • 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.]
     
  • Gibb, G. D., Bailey, J. R., Lambirth, T. T., & Wilson, W. P. (1983).  Personality differences between high and low use video game users.  Journal of Psychology, 114, 159-165.
     
  • Griffith, J. L., Voloschin, P., Gibb, G. D., & Bailey, J. R. (1983).  Differences in eye-hand-motor coordination of video game users and non-user.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 57, 155-158.

Other Publications

  • Bailey, J.R.(2017-present). At the helm: Learning the lessons of leadership.  Psychology Today. www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-helm
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2015-present).  Lessons on leadership
     
  • Bailey, J.R. & Kayes, D.C. (in press).  Users Guide to case study teaching templates.  Sage Business Cases. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (in press).  Adversity to leadership.  Business Expansion Journal. 
     
  • Singh, S., Bailey, J.R., & Ramani, R.S. (2017).  Study Smart Tutors: A case of entrepreneurial dilemmas and opportunities to break through unique growth barriers.  Sage Business Cases (online)
     
  • Bailey, J.R & Kellogg, S. (2016).  Like a boss: Obama approaches transition like a CEO and  mentor, The Hill, November. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R. & Lewicki, R.J. (2016).  The case for doctoral reform, BizEd, September/October, 23-26. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2016).  Reconciling the practice of law with the practice of business.  Law360, August. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2016).  The indispensability syndrome.  Washington Post, July.  [Generated three radio interviews, four newspaper mentions]
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2016).  What it means to have a successful career.  Learning Life.  August.
     
  • Phillips, M. P, Maye, K. & Bailey, J. R. (2014).  Bad theories.  In Kessler, E. R. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Organizational Theory.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R., (2012).  Athletes:  Natural born leaders.  Business Week.  April. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R., & Leonard, C. (2011).  Adapt to a new pay structure, or pay for it.  Washington Business Journal, November. 
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (2011).  The leadership crisis in law firms.  Washington Post, Capital Business, March. 
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (2010).  The munificence of misfortune: When bad times make for good conduct.  Washington Post, On Leadership, October. 
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (2010).  Before the floor: Bringing best leadership practices to congressional offices.  The Hill Newspaper, July. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2002-2008).  24 editorial essays.  Academy of Management Learning & Education.
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Lewicki, R. J. (2007).  The Scientist and the sage.  BizEd, July-August. 
     
  • Lewicki, R. J. & Bailey, J. R. (2007 ).  The research-teaching nexus: Tension & reciprocity.  St. Petersburg, Fl: Association 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. (2001).  Avoiding God on the job.  [Review of Spirit at work].  Leadership Quarterly, 12, 367-368.
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (2000).  Skill training in management education.  [Review of Developing managerial skills].  Leadership Quarterly, 11, 419-421. 
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Yost, J. H. (2000).  Role theory: Foundations, extensions, and applications.  In E. Borgotta (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sociology (pp. 2420-2425).  New York: Macmillan.   
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1996).  Incredulity converted.  [Review of International review of industrial and organizational psychology, 1995, Vol. 10].  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 17, 94-96
     
  • Eastman, W. N. & Bailey, J. R. (1995).  Impossible indeed: The crucible of modern individuality. [Review of Impossible individuality: The making of the modern self].  Theory & Psychology, 5, 597-603
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1990, January).  Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. [Review of Taking risks: The management of uncertainty].  Society for Judgment and Decision Making,12-13.
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1986).  Outcome measurement project; Phase III report.  St. Louis, MO: Assembly for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business, International.

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Teaching Related

Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty Award (MBA), George Washington University, 2016
     
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (EMBA), George Washington University, 2009
     
  • Nominee, Peter B. Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Faculty Award, George Washington University, 2002, 2006, 2008
     
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (EMBA), George Washington University, 2007
     
  • Top Ten Executive Leadership Educators Worldwide (6th), International Council for Executive Leadership Development, 2006. 
     
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (EMBA), George Washington University, 2005
     
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (BBA), George Washington University, 2003
     
  • Who’s Who in Business Higher Education, 2003
     
  • Honor Roll of Educators in Management, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016
     
  • Faculty Appreciation Award, Student Government Association, Rutgers University, 1996 
     
  • David L. Bradford Outstanding Educator Award, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society and McGraw-Hill, 1995
     
  • Professor of the Year Award, Student Government Association, Rutgers University, 1995
     
  • Professor of the Year Award, Student Government Association, Rutgers University, 1994
     
  • Professor of the Year Award, Student Government Association, Rutgers University, 1993
     
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Washington University, 1991

Journal Articles

  • Bailey, J.R. (2014).  Crossing the Rubricon.  Journal of Management Education, 38, 313-318. 
     
  • 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. 
     
  • Seal, C., Bailey, J. R. & Boyatzis, R. (2007).  Fostering emotional intelligence in organizations.  Organization Management Journal, 3, 190-209.  [Editor’s Choice Award, 2008; Most Downloaded Article, 2010]
     
  • 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.   
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Axelrod, R.  (2001).  Leadership lessons from Mount Rushmore: James MacGregor Burns.  Leadership Quarterly, 12, 113-120. 
     
  • 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
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1994). Great individuals and their environments revisited:  William James and contemporary leadership theory.  Journal of Leadership Studies, 1(4), 28-36.

Other Publications

  • Bailey, J.R. & Kayes, D.C. (in press).  Users Guide to case study teaching templates.  Sage Business Cases. 
     
  • Singh, S., Bailey, J.R., & Ramani, R.S. (2017).  Study Smart Tutors: A case of entrepreneurial dilemmas and opportunities to break through unique growth barriers.  Sage Business Cases (online)
     
  • Bailey, J.R. & Lewicki, R.J. (2016).  The case for doctoral reform, BizEd, September/October, 23-26. 
     
  • Bailey, J.R. (2002-2008).  24 editorial essays.  Academy of Management Learning & Education.
     
  • Bailey, J. R. & Lewicki, R. J. (2007).  The Scientist and the sage.  BizEd, July-August. 
     
  • Lewicki, R. J. & Bailey, J. R. (2007 ).  The research-teaching nexus: Tension & reciprocity.  St. Petersburg, Fl: Association 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. (2000).  Skill training in management education.  [Review of Developing managerial skills].  Leadership Quarterly, 11, 419-421. 
     
  • Bailey, J. R. (1986).  Outcome measurement project; Phase III report.  St. Louis, MO: Assembly for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business, International