Session Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Springfield Country Club
400 West Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064
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 the workplace.
- Confronting the Myths and Reality of Change
- Why Some People Thrive in the Age of Instability and Other’s Don’t
- When Things Go Bad: Getting into the Hearts and Minds of Your Team
- Better Ways to Deliver Bad News: A Three-Stage Model
- When the Bad News Gets Personal: Managing Stressful Conversations
- From Bad to Bleak: Rekindling Hope and Trust in the Darkest of Times
- Keeping Hope Alive: Sustaining and Energizing Your Team
- From Hope to Progress: Getting People to Take Ownership of the Change
- From Progress to Success: Small Wins and Hard Fought Victories
- Successful Leaders: Winning Habits of Those Who Thrive in Times of Change
(Pres, Exec & Sr VP)
(VP & Gen'l Mgr)
(Div & Reg. Mgrs)
Adaptability, Communication, Creativeness, Empathy, Initiative, Interpersonal Relations, Judgment, Motivation
Decision Making, Use of Authority, Delegation, Direction, Coordination, Guidance
Problem Identification, Evaluating Alternative Solutions