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
- Invited presenter at the Society for Industrial / Organizational Psychology's Leading Edge Consortium, November 2011 "Social Learning Networks and Expert Systems"
- 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 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"
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
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]