Max Bazerman

Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Kennedy School
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Max Bazerman


Max H. Bazerman is the Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership (with David Gergen) at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Max's research focuses on decision making, negotiation, and ethics. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of twenty books (including The Power of Noticing, Forthcoming, Simon and Schuster, 2014, the eighth edition of Judgment in Managerial Decision Making [with Don A. Moore], Wiley, 2013 and Blind Spots [with Ann Tenbrunsel], Princeton University Press, 2011) and over 200 research articles and chapters. His awards include an honorary doctorate from the University of London (London Business School), being named as Ethisphere's 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics, a Daily Kos Hero for going public about how the Bush Administration corrupted the RICO Tobacco trial, and the Distinguished Educator Award from the Academy of Management. He has also won numerous teaching awards at Harvard and at Northwestern. Max's consulting, teaching, and lecturing includes work in 30 countries. Details are available at



  • MLD-328M Noticing: A Leadership Challenge


  • MLD-335Y IXP Course: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights

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