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Lloyd S Baird

Lloyd Baird

Visiting Professor

  • Management Department

Contact Information

Office Location: EBB 434A

Educational Background

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1975
M.B.A., Michigan State University, 1972
B.S., Economics, Utah State University, 1969


Dr. Lloyd Baird is Professor Emeritus at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University and most recently served as Chair of the Organization Behavior Department. Currently he serves as the Jon M. Huntsman Visiting Professor. He was Executive Director of the Leadership Institute for numerous years and currently serves on the steering committee of the Executive Development Roundtable and Research Director of the Human Resources Policy Institute, both consortiums of leading corporations devoted to improving leadership capability in their organizations. They bring together global organizations from across industry sectors, military and government agencies working to enhance, drive and improve their own efforts of leadership, talent management and innovation. He is author of numerous books and articles, and he consults regularly in the areas of executive leadership, capability development, innovation and process improvement. He also served as Faculty Director of the Questrom School of Business PhD programs. Currently he is completing work on two grants “Redesigning the Undergraduate Learning Experience” and the “Digital Learning Initiatives”.

Nationally he serves on the Editorial Board of the Human Resources Management Journal, and a committee member of BizEd’s Education Innovation Awards. 

Dr. Baird has consulted and worked with leading organizations including IBM, Johnson & Johnson, BP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Florida Power and Light, John Hancock, ATT, Rockwell International, Wheelock College, the U.S. Army, etc. 
He received his BS degree from Utah State University and his MBA and PhD from Michigan State University. 
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