Robert J. Bies (Ph.D.,
Stanford University) is Professor of Management and Founder of
the Executive Master’s in Leadership Program at the McDonough School of
Business at Georgetown University. In addition, he is co-author of the book, Getting Even: The Truth About Workplace
Revenge—And How to Stop It, which is published by Jossey-Bass.
Professor Bies has received the Best Teacher award at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of
Management. At Georgetown, he has twice received the Joseph Le Moine Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching
Excellence at the McDonough School of Business; he received the Outstanding Professor of the International
Executive MBA Program (IEMBA-2) at the McDonough School of Business; he
received the Outstanding Professor of the
Executive Master’s in Leadership Program (2008) at the McDonough School of
Business; he received the Academic Council Professor of the Year Student Choice Award (2011) at the McDonough School of Business; he was voted MBA Professor of the Year by MBA students at the
McDonough School of Business, Spring 2011; and he was voted Outstanding Professor of the Global
Executive MBA Program (2012) at the McDonough School of Business.
Professor Bies’ current research focuses on leadership, the
delivery of bad news, organizational justice, and revenge and forgiveness in
Influence and Action: The Core of Leadership
with Dr. Robert Bies
Successful managers realize that leadership skills, more than management skills, get results in large organizations. As organizations are downsized or re-engineered, routine management functions are being assumed by administrators while managers are expected to be leaders by developing and...