James R. Bailey, Ph.D.

member emotional intelligence consortium

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


James R. Bailey is the Tucker Professor of Leadership at the School of Business, and Research Faculty at the Center for Learning, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University.  He is also a Fellow at the Center for Management Development, London Business School, and currently holds, or has held, distinguished or visiting appointments at New York University, the Institute for Management Development (Switzerland), the William Davidson Institute of the University of Michigan Business School, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration (Finland), the American College of Greece, and Adelaide University (Australia).  Dr. Bailey has been the recipient of many teaching awards, including three Outstanding Educator Awards at GWSB and the David L. Bradford Distinguished Educator Award.  In 2006, he was named one of the top ten executive educators worldwide by the International Council for Executive Leadership Development. 

His scholarship on managerial and executive development has appeared in such outlets as Organization Science, Human Performance, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Management Education, Educational and Psychological Measurements and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations.  He is the co-editor of the International Encyclopedia of Organizational Studies (with Stewart Clegg) and the award-winning, best-selling Handbook of Managerial and Organizational Wisdom (with Eric Kessler), and has published over 50 papers and book chapters.  He serves in an editorial capacity for several major scholarly journals, and is editor-in-cheif of the Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Professor Bailey has worked extensively as an executive educator, consultant or coach on issues relating to leadership, conflict management, skill development, and organizational change.  Firms that he has been involved with include the United Bank of Switzerland, Morgan Stanley and Nestle.  He co-authored successful grants from Lucent Technologies to examine the efficacy of their Learning and Performance Center, and General Electric to establish a Learning Excellence Project at Rutgers.  He has appeared as a management authority on broadcast programs such as the BBC, and has been cited in many newspaper and magazine articles, including Fortune and Forbes.



Bailey, J. R. (forthcoming).  Riding the change curve: Leading through transition. 

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]


Seal, C., Bailey, J. R. & Boyatzis, R. (2007).  Fostering emotional intelligence in organizations.  Organization Management Journal, 3, 190-209.

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.  

Book Chapters

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. & Bailey, J. R. (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. 

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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