Faculty Bio

  • Faculty Info
  • Name:
    Dr. Robert Bies
  • 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. 

  • This Year's Sessions:
    Keeping People Motivated and Engaged in an Age of Instability
    with Dr. Robert Bies
        This program will focus on the key leadership skills necessary for you and your team to survive--and, yes, even thrive--in this age of instability; it will show you how to re-kindle hope and trust. Specifically, this session focuses on strategies and techniques for communicating more effectively 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...