Michael N. Bazigos
Letter to the Editor: "Moment of Decision: The Vote on China Trade" on the implications of e-business for trade relations with China, The New York Times, May 24, 2000. URL: http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F70611FA3C590C778EDDAC0894D8404482
"Go Global or Go Home: Investment Management Strategies for Globalization", PwC Consulting global web publication, July 2000.
"GeoMetric", a company-level instrument to assess degree of globalization across 12 organizational factors. PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2000. Based on publication, "Global Stars Take All", 2000. URL: www.pwcglobal.com/gx/eng/ about/svcs/sc/pdfs/pwc_globalstars.pdf
The Relationship of Upward Feedback Disparities to Leader Performance: Understanding Overestimation'. (1999). Dissertation at Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University. UMI #9930682.
Theory orientations of organization development (OD) practitioners. Group and Organization Management, September 1997. (Article awarded "Excellence" citation by Anbar, the online strategy journal rating association.)
Understanding the management of change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 1995. URL: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/ViewContentServlet?Filename=Published/EmeraldFullTextArticle/Articles/0230090605.html
"Partnership dynamics in practice" (1995) in Staying in School: Partnerships for Educational Change (Evans, I., et al, Eds.) Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.
Over 35 competitively funded grant proposals, refereed publications and presentations in academia. Citations appear in the next tab, under "Grants" and "Professional Presentations."
Understanding Behavioral Research (ORLJ 4009)
Human Resource Management (ORLJ 5003)
Psychological Aspects of Organizations (ORLJ 5106)
Dr. Bazigos came to IBM from its acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers's consulting division in 2002, where he was a worldwide director for client globalization strategy. Before that, he was president of Beta Consulting Group, and a dean and professor at
Before his career in the private sector, Dr. Bazigos was a dean and professor at Pace University in New York, where he became the founding director of the Center for Urban Education, now in its 21st year.
He earned his PhD from
IBM CORPORATION (2002 - current)
Corporate Headquarters, Armonk, New York 10504
Strategy and Change Executive, Corporate Human Resources (2003 - current)
Associate Partner, Business Consulting Services, IBM Global Services (2002 - 2003)
PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting LLP (1996 - 2002)
Director, Organization and Change Strategy Consulting (2001 - 2002)
Previous positions held at PwC:
Representative Consulting Engagements:
Representative Client List:
Best Buy, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cable & Wireless, Citigroup, GE Capital Services, Gillette, Invensys, Johnson & Johnson, Lucent Technologies, National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA), Royal Philips Electronics, Procter & Gamble, US Navy, and the US Transportation Security Agency.
Pace University (1986 - 1996)
Associate Dean, International and Outreach Programs and Founding Director, Center for Urban Education, School of Education
ONGOING ACADEMIC WORK
Columbia University (2004)
Associate Professor, Department of Organization and Leadership
Ph.D., Organization and Leadership (Consulting concentration) Summa cum laude
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
M.Phil., Organization and Leadership (Consulting concentration) Summa cum laude
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
M.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Personnel emphasis) Magna cum laude
New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Psychology, Magna cum laude
Pace University, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Applied Computer Programming Certificate, QPA = 4.00
Pace University, School of Computer Science
National Merit Scholarship Semi-FinalistStuyvesant High School, New York City
- Invited presenter at the Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychologists, May 2011: "How IBM Develops Leaders"
- Invited presenter at Chief Learning Officer Magazine's inaugural 2011 LearningElite Forum: "Learning for Growth"
- Pre-conference workshop chair and leasd presenter on Organization Design at the Society for Industrial / Organizational Psychology's Annual Conference, April 2011, in Chicago
- Panel presentation at the Society for Industrial / Organizational Psychology's 2011 Annual Conference, "Coaching the Dinosaur: Influencing Change in 100-Year Old Organizations"
- Presenter at G-20 Universal Ethics Summit: "Role of Cultural Differences in Global Corporations", 2009.
Bazigos, M. N. "Unleashing Workforce Value," at the Executive Conference, "Putting Your People Where Your Strategy Is," of the Balanced Scorecard Collaborative / Palladium, March 2007
Bazigos, M. N. "Engaging Employees in Times of Challenge and Change," at the Change Management Conference of The Conference Board, November 2006.
Bazigos, M. N. "Engaging Employees in Times of Challenge and Change," keynote address at the "Sustaining Change" Annual Summit of the Port Authority of NY and NY's OECM, September 2006.
Bazigos, M. N. "Human Capital Strategies and Effecting Change," at the 5th Annual Navy Workforce Research and Analysis Conference,18-19 April 2005, Bethesda, MD.
Bazigos, M. N. "Asset Management and Innovation," Chief of Personnel, US Navy, Washington, DC, March 2005.
Bazigos, M. N. "Change or Die: 'Getting It' in the Era of MetaCapitalism", Wharton Business School, November 2000
Redwood, S., Bazigos, M. N., & Gregory, R. "Global Stars Take All: Building an Integrated Global Company", PwC White Paper, January 2000
Bazigos, M. N. "Go Global or Go Home: Investment Management Strategies for Globalization", PwC Web publication: www.pwcglobal.com/imsurvey, July 2000
Bazigos, M. N. (1999). The Relationship of Upward Feedback Disparities to Leader Performance: Understanding "Overestimation" , dissertation at Teachers College, Columbia University. Published by UMI #9930682.
Bazigos, M. N., and Burke, W.W. (1997) Theory orientations of organization development (OD) practitioners. Group and Organization Management, September.
Siegel, W., Church, A. H., Javitch, M., Waclawski, J., Burd, S., Bazigos, M. N., Yang, T., Andersen, K., & Burke, W. W. (1996). Understanding management of change: An overview of managers' perspectives and assumptions in the 90s. Journal of Organization Change Management, 9, Vol. 4.
Bazigos, M. An Equity Lever: SAT Coaching with a minority at-risk population in an urban public high school. Presented at the 1995 Convention of the New England Education Research Association, NH.
Bazigos, M. Partnership dynamics in practice (1995) in Staying in School: Partnerships for Educational Change (Evans, I., et al, Eds.) Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.
Bazigos, M. N., and Burke, W. W. (1995) Theory orientations of organizational development (OD) practitioners: a preliminary exploration. Presented at the 1995 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, New York, NY.
Denes-Raj, V., Bazigos, M., & Boyle, M.T. (1995) Double-barrelled synergy: a winning cognitive-affective design for preparing minority students to teach in urban schools. Presented at the 1995 Convention of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Denes-Raj, V., Bazigos, & Nadborny, J. (1995) Priming the pump: a tutor-mentor design to engage African-American students in the study of mathematics. Presented at the 1995 Convention of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Denes-Raj, V., Jackson, D., & Bazigos, M. (1995) Utilization of cooperative learning groups to ameliorate the setbacks for minority students in mathematics. Presented at the 1995 Convention of the New England Education Research Association, NH.
Bazigos, M., Denes-Raj, R., & Livesey, E. (1994) Tutor-mentor approach to increasing the participation of African-Americans in the study of mathematics. Presented at the 1994 Convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.
Bazigos, M. (1994) Leveraging Liberty: strategies for success. Presentation to the annual staff training conference of the Metropolitan Network of Liberty Partnerships Programs, Uniondale, NY.
Bazigos, M. (1994) Compelling awards: strategies and tactics for grantwriters. Presentation to the faculty and staff of Pace University, White Plains Graduate Center, NY.
Bazigos, M. & Livesey, E. (1994) The effects of the Pace/Woodlands Dwight D. Eisenhower Partnership Program on district participants. Presentation to the Greenburgh Board of Education at its annual symposium of externally funded programs.
Bazigos, M. (1994) Some preliminary findings from the Pace Urban Community Service Program. Presentation at the national directors' conference of the Urban Community Service Program. Sponsored by the United States Education Department, Division of Higher Education Incentive Programs, Washington, DC.
Bazigos, M. (June 1993) Winning grants in mathematics education. Presentation at the annual Ten County Association of Teachers of Mathematics of NYS at SUNY at Purchase, N.Y.
Bazigos, M. (October 1992) Funding your vision: grantwriting strategies. Presentation jointly hosted by the offices of the Provost and Institutional Advancement for a university‑wide audience of faculty and staff, Pleasantville and New York, N.Y.
Bazigos, M. (October 1991) Challenges for college‑based volunteer literacy tutoring initiatives. Panel presentation at the second annual meeting of Student Literacy Corps directors at the invitation of United States Department of Education, Division of Higher Education Incentive Programs, Houston, Texas.
Bazigos, M. (June 1991) A case study in partnerships: convergence and divergence in school, college, corporate, and government agendas. Presentation at the American Association of Higher Education (AAHE) Second Annual Conference on School‑College Partnerships, Atlanta, Georgia.
Bazigos, M. & Versteck, M. (1989) Increasing self‑esteem among newly‑arrived at‑risk Asian‑American adolescents. Presentation at the 1989 National Dropout Prevention Conference sponsored by the National Education Laboratories, San Diego, California.
Bazigos, M. (1988) Effective program strategies in the Pace Stay‑in‑School Partnership Project. Presentation at a conference, Successful Schooling for the At‑Risk Student: Ideas for Practitioners. Sponsored by the New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education Services, Bureau of Grants Administration at the City College of the City University of New York.
Bazigos, M. (1987) Raising English language scores for Asian-American Limited English Proficient (LEP) students. Presentation at a dropout prevention conference sponsored by the Nyew York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education Services, Bureau of Grants Administration at Binghampton State University, Binghampton, New York.
Founding director and current advisory board president to The Center for Urban Education (CUE) at Pace Univerity, which supports urban educational initiatives through direct service programs to students, professional development for teachers and counselors, service learning initiatives to promote civic responsibility, community mobilization, coaching and training in how to implement successful model programs, coaching in programmatic and administrative cross-streaming to create and sustain effective urban outreach programs.
Alumni member of Leadership New York, a jointly sponsored program by the New York City Partnership and the Coro Foundation to "nurture the future leadership of New York" and improve the economic and social climate of NYC.
Former founding president, Association for Youth Partnership Programs, a 23-university consortium concerned with issues of at-risk youth in schools, and organized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Selected by the NYC Partnership (a.k.a. Chamber of Commerce) and Coro foundation into Leadership New York, a program "to nurture the future leadership of the city."
Marquis' Who's Who in the East.
Six award for competition in US Chess Federation sanctioned national and regional tournaments.
Admitted to American Mensa.
National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist, Stuyvesant High School
OVERVIEW: Designed and authored competitive service and action research proposals addressing critical issues in urban schools (NYC and Westchester), resulting in competitively awarded funding streams now totalling over $20 million, supporting the creation and growth of a non-profit Center for Urban Education.
ORLJ 4009: Understanding behavioral research
Overview of alternative methods of behavioral research and their relative strengths and limitations. Application of methodological principles in order to read and evaluate social science research and learn how to begin to conduct research.
ORLJ 5003: Human resource management
Current and emerging emphases in the management of human resources in organizations.
ORLJ 5106: Psychological aspects of organizations
Prerequisite: ORLJ 4005. Examines contemporary theory, research and practice in organizational behavior. Topics include: organizational entry, socialization, motivation, reward systems, group and individual decision-making, conflict resolution, stereotyping and discrimination.
Documents & Papers
Compares praxis, i.e., what really matters for OD practioners, to theory.
Download: Publication: Theory Orientations of OD Practitioner [PDF]
What beliefs do managers have about change?
Download: Article: Understanding the management of change [PDF]