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JAMES HAZY

PROFESSOR

MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND DECISION SCIENCES

HAGEDORN HALL OF ENTERPRISE
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Diplomas/Degrees

Ed.D., The George Washington University (2005)
MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1988)
BS, Haverford College (1978)

Recent Courses

Business Policy And Strategy
Entrepreneurship

Personal Statement

In over 25 years in business with companies like AT&T and Ernst & Young I have become convinced that the greatest value in organizations is created by working effectively through people. I entered academics to pursue research on how leadership creates value for stakeholders and to help students appreciate the importance of the human aspects of business value creation. leadership consulting

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational behavior and management.

Research Interests

Organizational leadership, leadership effectiveness metrics, complex systems in social science, computational organization theory, organizational capabilities

Grants/Sponsored Research

President's Faculty Development Award 2008-2009.

Books

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. K., & Lichtenstein (2012). Complexity and the Nexus of Leadership: leveraging nonlinear science to create ecologies of innovation (paperback edition). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Palgrave Macmillan.

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. K., & Lichtenstein, B. (2010). Complexity and the Nexus of Leadership: leveraging nonlinear science to create ecologies of innovation. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Palgrave Macmillan.

Goldstein, Jeffrey, Hazy, James K., Silberstang, J. (2009). Complexity Science and Social Entrepreneurship: Adding social value through systems thinking. Mansfield, Ma: ISCE Publishing.

Hazy, James K., Jeffrey Goldstein & Benyamin Lichtenstein (eds) (2007). Complex Systems Leadership Theory. Mansfield, MA, MA: ISCE Publishers.


Book Chapters

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James K. Hazy and Mary Uhl-Bien (2014). The Implications of Complexity Science for Leadership Research and Practice. In David V. Day (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

James K Hazy and Tomas Backstrom (2014). Essential Reins for Guiding Complex Organizations. In Miriam Grace and George Graen (Eds.). Millenial Spring: Designing the future of organizations. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Hazy, J. K., Tivnan, B. F., & Schwandt, D. R (2012). Permeable boundaries in organizational learning: Computational modeling explorations. In Y. Bar-Yam, A. Minai, & D. Braha (Eds.). Unifying Themes in Complex Systems, Volume 5. Boston, MA: Springer Complexity Publishing.

Hazy, J. K., Tivnan, B. F., & Schwandt, D. R. (2012). Modeling social structure as network effects: Computational evidence that rewarding learning improves performance. In Y. Bar-Yam, A. Minai, & D. Braha (Eds.). Unifying Themes in Complex Systems, Volume 5. Boston, MA: Springer Complexity Publishing.

Hazy, James K. (2011). More Than a Metaphor: Complexity and the New Rules of Management. In Allen, P., Maguire, S,, & McKelvey, B,, (Eds.). SAGE Handbook of Complexity and Management. London, United Kingdom: Sage.

Hazy, James K. (2009). Innovation Reordering: Five principles for leading continuous renewal. In Schlomer, S. & Tomaschek, N (Eds.). Leading in Complexity: New Ways of Management. (pp. 300). Seiten, Germany: Verlag fur Systemische Forschung.

Hazy, James K. (2009). Game-Changing Leadership Through Social Networks in Complex Systems. In G. B. Graen & J. A. Graen (Eds.). Predator's Game-Changing Designs: Research Based Tools - Volume 7 LMX Leadership: The Series. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

Goldstein, J. A., Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (2009). Complexity Science & Social Entrepreneurship: Editorial Introduction. In Goldstein, J. A., Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (Eds.). Complexity Science & Social Entrepreneurship. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing.

Goldstein, J. A., Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (2009). Complexity and Social Entrepreneurship: A Future of Possibilities. In Goldstein, J. A., Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (Eds.). Complexity Science and Social Entrepreneurship. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing.

Hazy, J. K. Moskalev, S. & Torras, M. (2009). Toward a theory of social value creation: Individual agency and the use of information within nested dynamical systems. In Goldstein, J. A., Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (Eds.). Complexity Science and Entrepreneurship. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing.

Hazy, James K. & Joyce Silberstang (2009). The emergence of social identity as a means for creating and sustaining social value. In Goldstein, J. A, Hazy, J.K., & Silberstang, J (Eds.). Complexity Science and Social Entrepreneurship: Adding social value through systems thinking. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing.

Hazy, J. K., Surie, G. (2007). Generative Leadership: Nurturing innovation in complex systems. In Hazy, J.K. Goldstein, J.A. & B.B. Lichenstein (Eds.). Complex Systems Leadership Theory. (pp. 13-26). ISCE Publishing.

Hazy, J. K. (2007). Chapter 13: Leadership of Luck?: The System Dynamics of Intel's Shift to Microprocessors in the 1970s and 1980s. In Uhl-Bien, M & Marion, R (Eds.). Complexity & Leadership Part 1: Conceptual foundations. Information Age Publishers.

Hazy, J. K. (2007). Chapter 14: Patterns of leadership: A case study of influence signaling in an entrepreneural firm. In Uhl-Bien, M & Marion, R (Eds.). Complexity & Leadership Part 1: Conceptual foundations. Information Age Publishers.

Hazy, J. K., Millhiser, & Solow, D. (2007). Mathematical and computational models of leadership: Past and future. In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein (Eds.). Complex Systems Leadership Theory. (pp. pp.345-370). Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing.

Hazy, J.K., Goldstein, J. A. & Lichtenstein, B (2007). Complex systems leadership theory: An introduction. In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein (Eds.). Complex Systems Leadership Theory. (pp. pp.345-370). ISCE Publishing.

Panzar, C., Hazy, J.K., McKelvey, B., & Schwandt, D. R. (2007). The paradox of complex organizations: Leadership as integrative influence. In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein (Eds.). Complex Systems Leadership Theory. (pp. (pp. 345-370)). ISCE Publishing.


Refereed Articles

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Hazy, J. K. (2013), Leading Large: Emergent Learning and Adaptation in Complex Social Networks. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 2, 52-73.

Hazy, James K. (2012), The Unifying Function of Leadership: Shaping Identity, Ethics, and the Rules of Interactions. International Journal of Society Systems Science, 4(3), 222-241.

Hazy, J. K. & Ashley, A. (2011), Unfolding the future: Bifurcation in organzing forms and emergence in social systems. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 13(3), 57-79.

Hazy, J. K (2011), Parsing the 'influential increment' in the language of complexity: uncovering the systemic mechanisms of leadership influence. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 1(2), 164-191.

Moskalev, S. & Torras, M., Hazy, J.K., & Ashley, A. (2011), An Econometric Analysis of Ecological Footprint Determinants: Implications for Sustainability. International Journal of Sustainable Systems.

Hazy, J.K., Ashley, A., Moskalev, S. & Torras, M. (2011), Technology Leverage and Sustainable Society Systems: A Call for Technology Forecasting that Anticipates Innovation. International Journal of Society Systems Science, in press.

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. K., & Silberstang, J. (2010), A Complexity Science Model of Social Entrepreneurship in Social Enterprise. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 1(1), 101-125.

Hazy, James K., Moskalev, S, & Torras, M (2009), Mechanisms of Social Value Creation: Extending Financial Modeling to Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. International Journal of Society Systems Science.

Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (2009), Leadership within Emergent Events in Complex Systems: Micro-Enactments and the Mechanisms of Organizational Learning and Change. International Journal of Learning and Change, 3(3), 230-247.

Silberstang, J. & Hazy, J. K. (2008), Toward a micro-enactment theory of leadership. The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 13(3), Article 5.

Hazy, J. K., Torras, M., & Ashley, A. S. (2008), Reconceptualizing value creation with limited resources. Journal of Technology Management and Innovation, 3(3), 45-54.

Goldstein, Jeffrey A. & Hazy, James K (2008), Editorial: Complexity and the Generation of Social Value. Emergence: Complexity & Organization (E:CO), 10(3), v-vii.

Goldstein, Jeffrey A, Hazy, James K., & Silberstang, J. (2008), Complexity and Social Entrepreneurship: A Fortuitous Meeting. Emergence: Complexity & Organization (E:CO), 10(3), 9-24.

Hazy, James K. (2008), Toward a theory of leadership in complex systems: Computational modeling explorations. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, & Life Sciences, 12(3), 281-310.

Hazy, J. K. (2007), Computer Models of Leadership: Foundation for a New Discipline or Meaningless Diversion? The Leadership Quarterly, Special Issue, 391-410.

Goldstein, Jeffrey A & Hazy, James K (2006), Editorial Introduction to the Special Issue: Complexity to Leadership and Back to Complexity. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 8, v-vii.

Hazy, James K. (2006), Measuring leadership effectiveness in complex socio-technical systems. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 8(3), 58-77.

Surie, Gita & James K Hazy (2006), Generative leadership: Innovation in complex environments. Emergence: Complexity & Organization, 8(4).

Hazy, J. K., B. F.Tivnan & D. R. Schwandt (2004), Permeable boundaries in organizational learning: computational modeling explorations. InterJournal Complex Systems (Online), Manuscript number 1063, 1-8.

Hazy, J. K., B. F. Tivnan & D. R. Schwandt (2004), Modeling social structure as network effects: Computational evidence that rewarding learning improves performance. InterJournal Complex Systems (Online), Manuscript number 1062, 1-8.

Hazy, J. K., Tivnan, B. F., & Schwandt, D. R (2003), The Impact of Boundary Spanning on Organizational Learning: Computational Explorations. Emergence, 5, 86-124.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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James K Hazy (2012, March). Complex Systematizing Performance and Adaptation: Human Interaction Dynamics and Leadership. George Washington University, Ashburn, VA.

James K. Hazy (2011, July). Linking Social Value Creation and Leadership. Hull University, Hull UK.

Hazy, James K (2009, April). Linking Strategy, Leadership & Results: Leading in Complex Environments. The George Washington University, Ashburn, VA.

James K. Hazy (2008, October). Complex Systems Leadership Theory: How Complexity Science Is Changing Management. University of Augsburg, Germany.

James K. Hazy (2008, June). Complexity, Leadership & Such. The George Washington University.

James K Hazy (2008, May). Modeling Leadership in Organizations: Exploring Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity Using Computer Simulations. Association for Psychologial Science, Chicago Il.

James K. Hazy (2007, June). Complex Systems Leadership. George Washington University, Ashburn, Virginia.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Erik Lindhult, James K Hazy (2014). Emergent Innovation: Towards a Complexity Theory of Innovation Research and Management. In ISA World Congress of Sociology. (Presented by Erik Lindhult), Yokohama, Japan.

Erik Lindhult and James K Hazy (2014). Complexity approach to joint value discovery in Service Innovation Management. In XXV ISPIM Conference Innovation for Sustainable Economy & (pp. 15). Dublin, Ireland.

Hazy, J. K.. (2013). Emergent Innovation and Value Creation in Product-Service Systems (PSS). In INFORMS. Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Hazy, J. K. (2013). Generative Leadership Practices and Value Identification. In INFORMS (pp. 21). Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Hazy, J. K. (2013). Human Interaction Dynamics Caucus. In Academy of Management. Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Hazy, J K. (2013). Rethinking Complexity Leadership. In Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings (pp. 6). Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

James K. Hazy (2012). Leadership as Process: A theory of formal and informal organizing in complex adaptive systems. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting (pp. 35). Boston, MA.

James K Hazy & Allan Ashley (2012). Human Beings as Agents in Complex Adaptive Systems: Challenges and Opportunities. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting (pp. 12). Boston, MA.

James K Hazy & Gita Surie (2012). Human Interaction Dynamics(HID): Developing a Complexity Research Agenda. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting (pp. Caucus). Boston, MA.

James K. Hazy & Thomas Shinick (2012). Parameterizing innovation: The cusp catastrophe as potential function. In Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences Annual Conference (pp. 25). Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Hazy, James, K (2011). From Convenience Sampling to Crowd Sourcing: Complexity Methiods in Organizational Research. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting. San Antonio Texas.

James K Hazy, Jeffrey Goldstein, & Joyce Silberstang (2010). A Complexity Model of Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Context, Mechanisms & Emergence. In Best Conceptual Paper Award: Academy of Management Annual Meeting (pp. 35). Montreal.

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. K., Silberstang, J. & Schultz, R. (2009). Social Entrepreneurship Has Complexity Science Written All Over It. In Skoll Foundation International Social Innovation Research Conference. Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

Hazy, James K. (2009). Leadership through Social Networks. In Academy of Management (pp. 29). Chicago, Illinois.

Hazy, James K. (2009). As Complexity Goes, So Goes the Leadership. In Academy of Management (pp. 27). Chicago, Illinois.

Hazy, J. K (2009). Complexity in Human Systems. In Academy of Management - PDW. Chicago, Illinois.

Hazy, James K. (2008). Toward a Complexity Context for Leadership: How a Complex Systems Perspective Changes Where Leaders Focus Attention and What They Do. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting (pp. 35). Anaheim, CA..

Hazy, James K. & Silberstang, J. (2008). Leadership within Emergent Events in Complex Systems: Micro-Enactments and the Mechanisms of Organizational Learning and Change. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting (pp. 35). Anaheim, CA..

Hazy, James K. (2008). Toward a Theory of Emergent Agency in Collectives: Influence Power Laws and Evolutionary Selection in the Garbage Can. In Proceeding of the Second Congress of Social Simulation (pp. 12). George Mason University.

Hazy, James K. & Marion, Russ (2008). The Meaning of Far From Equilibrium Conditions in Organization Science. In Organization Science Winter Conference 2008. Squaw Valley, California.

James K. Hazy (2008). Emergent Agency: Identifying Power Law Distributions in the Garbage Can. In Organization Science Winter Conference 2008. Squaw Valley, California.

Hazy, James K. (2008). Discussant: A Complexity Leadership Panel to Discuss Leadership in Extreme Situations. In Organization Science Winter Conference 2008. Squaw Valley, California.

Hazy, James K. (2007). Leading Large: How disambiguation and changing reputations lead to back propagation learning in organizations. In Festschrift honoring Jerry Hunt (pp. 19). Lubbuck, TX.

Hazy, James K. (2007). Parsing the influential increment in the language of complexity. In Academy of Management Annual Conference (pp. 39). Philadelphia, PA.

Hazy, J.K., M. Torras & A. S. Ashley (2006). Re-conceptualizing value creation when input resources are limited but knowledge is not. In United Nations Forum: Business as Agent of World Benefit. Case Western University.

Lichtenstein, B. B., Uhl-Bien, M., Marion, R., Seers, A., Orton, J. D., Schreiber, C., Hazy, J. K. (2006). Leadership in Emergent Events: Exploring the Interactive Process of Leading in Complex Situations. In Academy of Management (pp. 35). Atlanta, Georgia,.

Hazy, J. K. (2006). Computer Models of Leadership: Meaningless diversion or foundation of a new discipline? In Academy of Management (pp. 51). Atlanta, GA.

Hazy, J. K. (2006). Leadership as an Organizational Meta-Capability: A System Dynamics Simulation of Leadership. In Academy of Management (pp. 38). Atlanta, GA.

Tivnan, B. F., Hazy, J. K., & Schwandt, D. R. (2006). Modeling Social Structure as Network Effects: Computational Evidence That Rewarding Learning Improves Performance. In Academy of Management (pp. 41). Honolulu, HI.

Hazy, J. K., (2006). Leadership, Organizational Capabilities and Sustainability: The Leadership and Capabilities Model (LCM). In Academy of Management (pp. 43). Honolulu, Hawaii.

Hazy, James K. (2006). Emergent signaling networks in complex socio-technical systems: How cooperative interactions among agents contribute to system sustainability. In Proceeding of the North American Association for Computational Social and Organization Science (pp. 8). Emergent University of Notre Dame, South Bend ,Indiana.

Hazy, J. K. & B. F. Tivnan (2004). On Building and Organizationally Realistic Agent-Based Model of Local Interaction and Emergent Network Structure. In INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference. Washington DC.

Hazy, J. K. (2004). Measuring the Effectiveness of Leadership in Complex System. In Emergence, Complexity and Organization (ECO) (pp. 28). Washington DC.

Hazy, J. K., Tivnan, B. F., & Schwandt, D. R. (2004). Permeable Boundaries in Organizational Learning: Computational modeling explorations. In Academy of Management (pp. 39). New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hazy, J. K. & B. F. Tivnan (2003). Simulating Agent Intelligence as Local Network Dynamics and Emergent Organizational Outcomes. In INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference. New Orleans, LA.


Honors and Accomplishments

Academy of Management & the Journal of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice -Best Conceptual Paper Award 2010

Bender Research Award - Three year body-of-work 2009-2011

Bender Best Paper Award 2007-2008
Bender Best Paper Award 2008-2009
Bender Best Paper Award 2010-2011
Bender Best Paper Awards 2011-2012
Bender Best Paper Awards 2012-2013

Dissertation received "Distinguished Honors" 2005

Professional Activities

Founding director - Institute for Research in Complexity and Society
http://www.complexityandsociety.com

Community and Corporate Leadership

Treasurer - Goodwill Industries International 2011 - 2013

Goodwill Industries International (GII) Board of Directors - 2008-2013
GII - Executive Committee - 2011 - 2013
GII - Compenstaion Committe - 2011-2013
GII - Audit Committee - 2008-2013
GII - International Committee - 2009-2011
GII - Strategic Planning Committee - 2009-2013
GII - Finance and Administration Committee - 2009-2010
GII - Chair Finance and Administrative Committee - 2011-2013


Founding Director - Institute for Research in Complexity and Society (IRCS)


BLF Technologies, Inc. - Alexandria VA.
- Board of Directors