People

Bill George

Bill George

Formal First Name
William (Bill)
Dates
1951 - present
Location

Professor Bill George is a Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership as a Professor of Management Practice since 2004. He is known for creating the Authentic Leadership Development Program as well as the Leading Global Business Program at HBS. His current research focuses on the use of leadership discussion groups, with peer facilitators, to enable individuals to discover their authentic leadership and to develop themselves.

Professional Experience


Academic History

RESEARCH

  • Professor George has completed his research study on leadership development, based on in-person, in-depth interviews with 125 business and non-profit leaders.
  • He has developed a series of leadership exercises for individuals and groups to use in developing their leadership.
  • These exercises can be used in academic courses for undergraduates, graduate students, and executive education as well as in corporate education and training sessions.¬†¬†


CURRENT APPOINTMENTS


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Executive of the Year 2001 by the Academy of Management
  • Director of the Year 2001 and 2002 by the National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Bower Award for Business Leadership 2014
  • Bower Award for Business Leadership 2014
  • Larry Foster Award for Integrity in Public Communication 2018
  • Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years by PBS

MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS