Professor, Harvard Business School
Max Bazerman is Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and the Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Max’s research focuses on decision making, negotiation, and ethics. Max’s consulting, teaching, and lecturing includes work in 30 countries. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of twenty books (including The Power of Noticing and Blind Spots) and over 200 research articles and chapters. From 2002-2011, Max was consistently named one of the top 40 authors, speakers, and teachers of management by Executive Excellence. He was named “Teacher of the Year” by the Executive Masters Program of the Kellogg School. In 2003, Max received the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In 2006, Max received an honorary doctorate from the University of London (London Business School), the Kulp-Wright Book Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association for Predictable Surprises (with Michael Watkins), and the Life Achievement Award from the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program. Max was named the Harvard Kennedy School’s Advisory of the Year in 2014. In 2009, Max won both the Wyss Award for doctoral student mentoring and the Williams Award for teaching excellence at the Harvard Business School.