James Hunt

  • Associate Professor
  • Division Chair
Academic Division: Management
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Bio

James M. Hunt is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College, where he teaches leadership, entrepreneurship and career management and development. He is a Faculty Director of Babson Executive Educations Leadership and Influence Program. He lead the design team for Babsons Managerial Assessment and Development Course in the Fast Track MBA Program, he designed and co-founded Babsons Coaching Inside the Organization Program at Babson Executive Education and also co-founded and co-Faculty Directed Babsons Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. James has held the Charles Barton and Charles McCarthy Term Chairs during his career at Babson. In 2009 James was awarded the Deans Prize for Teaching in All Programs. In 2003 he was a co-recipient of the first Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Teaching and Service.

James research focuses on personal and leadership development, the creative career and personal sustainability and systems thinking in career management. He is also engaged in research and course material development utilizing the latest digital technologies in the area of sustainability, the environment and entrepreneurship. James has been the co-author of three books, including the best seller, The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business now in its second edition, as well as The Coaching Organization: A Strategy for Developing Leaders and the Executive Coaching Handbook. His co-authored paper, Learning Developmental Coaching, (Journal of Management Education, 2004), received the Best Paper in Management Development Award from the Academy of Management in 1999.

James has consulted with numerous organizations throughout the United States including Bose Corporation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Genzyme and Childrens Hospital. He is a committed environmentalist and environmental photographer. James lives in Worcester with his wife Chris.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Boston University School of Management
  • MS, Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work
  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Interests

Management and Organizational Behavior; Executive Coaching and Developmental Coaching; Leadership; Leadership Development; Strategic Human Resource Management; Talent Management; Career Management

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 — Deshpande Award for Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entrepreneurship, Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
  • 2009 — Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching in All Programs, Babson College
  • 2006 — Charles C. Barton Term Chair, Babson College
  • 2003 — Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Teaching and Service, Alumni Association
  • 2003 — Honorable mention for paper reviews ,
  • 2002 — Best reviewer award from the Management Consulting Division of the Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Management Consulting Division
  • 1999 — Best Paper in Management Development, Academy of Management
  • 1999 — Finalist in the Decision Sciences Institute Best Case Studies Award Competition, Decision Sciences Institute
  • 1997 — Charles E. McCarthy Term Chair, Babson College
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • FME 1000 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • MOB 7201 MANAGING TALENT YOUR OWN AND OTHERS
    • MOB 7201 BL1 MANAGING TALENT YOUR OWN AND OTHERS
    • FME 1001 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • MOB 3512 LEADERSHIP
  • Degree Courses 2017

    • FME 1000 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • FME 1001 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • MOB 3512 LEADERSHIP

Publications

Journal Article

  • Hunt, J.M., Langowitz, N.S., Rollag, K.W., Hebert-Maccaro, K. (2017). Helping Students Make Progress in Their Careers: An Attribute Analysis of Effective vs Ineffective Student Development Plans. The International Journal of Management Education. Vol: 15, Issue: 3, Page: 397 - 408. Elsevier. link
  • Deets, S.G., Greenberg, D., Erzurumlu, S.S., Hunt, J.M., Manwaring, M.M., Rodgers, V.L., Swanson, E. (2017). Signing to Living PRME: Learning from a Journey Towards Responsible Management Education. The International Journal of Management Education. Vol: 15, Issue: 2, Page: 205-218.
  • Yamakawa, Y., McKone-Sweet, K.E., Hunt, J.M., Greenberg, D. (2016). Expanding the Focus of Entrepreneurship Education: A Pedagogy for Teaching the Entrepreneurial Method. Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship. Vol: 27, Issue: 2, Page: 19. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2015). 4 Reasons Managers Should Spend More Time on Coaching. Harvard Business Review. link
  • Hunt, J.M. (2010). Organizational Coaching and the Employee Assistance Professional. Journal of Employee Assistance Professionals. Vol: 40, Issue: 1, Page: 8 - 10. Employee Assistance Professionals Association.
  • Hunt, J.M., Schlosser, B., Steinbrenner, D., Kumata, E. (2006). The coaching impact study: Measuring the value of executive coaching. International Journal of Coaching in Organizations. Issue: 3, Page: 8 26.
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2004). Learning Developmental Coaching. Journal of Management Education. Vol: 28, Issue: 1, Page: 39-61.
  • Hunt, J.M. (2004). Make Informal Coaching Part of Your Routine. Healthcare Executive. Issue: May/June, Page: 38.
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2004). The Coaching Organization: Building a Learning Culture. Insights Magazine. New England Human Resources Association .
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2003). The Coaching Manager: Myths and Possibilities. Insights Magazine. New England Human Resources Association .
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J. (2002). How coaching can enhance your brand as a manager. Journal of Organizational Excellence. Issue: February.
  • Landry, E.M., Hunt, J.M., Rao, J.A. (2000). Using Performance Excellence Programs to Create a Strategic Revolution in the Firm. Journal of Innovative Management. Page: 1-12.
  • Hunt, J.M., Handler, W. (1999). The Practices of Effective Family Firm Leaders. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship. Issue: December.
  • Hunt, J.M., McCollom, M. (1994). Methodological Problems in the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations. Journal of Consulting Psychology. Vol: 46, Issue: 2, Page: 1-11.

Book Chapter

  • Manwaring, M.M., Greenberg, D., Hunt, J.M. (2016). Walking the talk: Empowering undergraduate business students to act on their values: Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice. Page: 20. Greenleaf Publishing. link
  • Greenberg, D., Hunt, J.M. (2015). Developing Entrepreneurial Leaders - Integrating Entrepreneurship Education and Organizational Behavior in the First Year: Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in the Babson Classroom. Page: 99-118. Emerald Publishing.
  • Hunt, J.M., Langowitz, N.S., Rollag, K.W., Herbert-Maccaro, K. (2011). Learning from and Leveraging Self-Awareness: The New Entrepreneurial Leader: Developing Leaders Who Will Shape Social and Economic Opportunity . Page: 164-183. Berrett-Koehler Publishers .
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2007). The Managers Guide to Coaching and Delivering Feedback to the College Intern: Total Internship Management: The Employer's Guide to Building the Ultimate Internship Program. Intern Bridge, Inc.

Book

  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J.R. (2016). The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business, Third Edition. Issue: 3, Page: 360. Sage Publishing. link
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J.R. (2011). The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business. Issue: 2nd, Page: 328. Sage Publications, Inc..
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2007). The Coaching Organization A Strategy for Developing Leaders. Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J. (2006). The Coaching Organization. Sage Publications.
  • Hunt, J.M., Ennis, S., Goodman, R., Hodgetts, W., Otto, J., Stern, L., Yahanda, N., Vitti, M. (2004). The Executive Coaching Handbook.
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J. (2002). The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business. Sage Publications.

Articles - Circular or newsletter (e.g., Babson Insight)

  • Hunt, J.M., Levin, S. (2004). On becoming a coaching manager: Pfizer Corporation Global Coaching Newsletter. Page: 1 - 6.

Essays - Practitioner book chapter or contribution, new, editorially reviewed

  • Hunt, J.M. (2004). Successful Executive Coaching from the Consumers Perspective: Creative Consulting: Research in Management Consulting. Vol: 4, Page: 165 200. IAP Press.
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J. (2002). Executive Coaching as the Intervention of Choice for Derailing Executives: Some Unanswered Questions: Research in Management Consulting. Vol: 2. IAP Press.
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J., Brown, W., Schiffman, S., Bosse, C. (1998). Listening to the Customer: External Assessment of Competencies at Babson College: The Bases of Competence, Skills for Lifelong Learning and Employability. Jossey-Bass.

Other (please explain)

  • Landry, E.M., Hunt, J.M., Rao, J.A. (1999). KomTek: A Study in Innovation: Decision Sciences Institute. Vol: 5.
  • Hunt, J.M., Donnellon, A., Samulka, C. (1998). Lucent Technologies Financial Leadership Development Program: Measures of Success.

Presentations

  • Using Photography to Document the EnvironmentHunt, J. Course: Nature in the City, Worcester, Massachusetts (2018)
  • GVV in Foundations of Management and EntrepreneurshipHunt, J. Greenberg, D. Murphy, W. Schlesinger, P. Giving Voice to Values Faculty Convening, Wellesley, MA (2013)
  • Organizational Behavior in the First YearGreenberg, D. Hunt, J. Foray, J. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Asheville, NC (2013)
  • Integrating Managerial and Career Development into an MBA CurriculumHunt, J. Langowitz, N. Rollag, K. Hebert-Maccaro , K. OBTC: Teaching Conference for Management Educators , Charleston, SC (2009)
  • Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Babson College (2008)
  • What Business Leaders Want from Management EducatorsHunt, J. Ferrie, J. Atkins, A. Arsenault, L. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Undisclosed (2008)
  • The Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program and the Capstone AssessmentHunt, J. New England Association of Schools and Colleges Annual Meeting, Undisclosed (2007)
  • The Competencies of the Executive CoachHunt, J. The Conference Board Executive Coaching Conference, Undisclosed (2006)
  • Coaching Impact: Identifying Individual and Organizational Outcomes of CoachingHunt, J. Steinbrenner, D. Gentry, C. Kumata, E. Schlosser, B. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Meeting, Undisclosed (2005)
  • ROI in CoachingHunt, J. Human Resource Planning Society Symposia, Undisclosed (2005)
  • Fundamentals of Effective Coaching: Developing Talent in Your OrganizationWeintraub, J. Hunt, J. Professional Development Seminar Series, (2005)
  • Toward an organizational theory of executive coachingHunt, J. Academy of Management Annual Convention, Undisclosed (2004)
  • Why managers dont coach and what to do about itHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Northeast Human Resource Association Annual Convention, Undisclosed (2003)
  • UndisclosedHunt, J. UMass Memorial Health System Leadership Forum, Undisclosed (2003)
  • Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Why Managers Dont Coach and What to Do About it: Lessons from 2,500 Coaching Managers, Providence, RI (2003)
  • Executive Coaching UpdateHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Academy of Management Annual Convention, Undisclosed (2003)
  • The State of the Art in Executive CoachingWeintraub, J. Hunt, J. , Seattle, WA (2003)
  • Building Coaching From the Inside: Can Managers Really Be Effective Coaches? Can Learning Take Place Between Peers?Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Strei, K. Conference on Coaching for Business Results, New York (2003)
  • Fundamentals of Effective Coaching: Developing Talent in Your OrganizationWeintraub, J. Hunt, J. Professional Development Seminar Series, (2003)
  • Using experiential learning to get managers coachingHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Linkage Conference on Leadership Development, Coaching and Mentoring,, Undisclosed (2002)
  • Executive Coaching SkillsHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Academy of Management Annual Convention, Undisclosed (2002)
  • Executive CoachingHunt, J. Management Consulting Division of the Academy of Management for the Annual Meeting, Undisclosed (2002)
  • A Theory of Action Analysis of Executive CoachingHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Management Consulting Division of the Academy of Management for the Annual Meeting, Undisclosed (2001)
  • A symposium on the use of teams in management curricula at which I described the Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program at Babson CollegeHunt, J. Symposium on Team Learning, Boston University (2001)
  • UndisclosedHunt, J. Symposium for the faculty of the Schools of Management at Ryerson, on competency based education efforts, Toronto, Canada (2001)
  • What Managers Learn from CoachingHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Undisclosed, Undisclosed (2001)
  • Coaching for Leadership and TeamworkHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Annual Undergraduate Program's Conference of the Association of Accredited Colleges and Schools of Business, Undisclosed (2001)
  • Organizational Leadership and ShameHunt, J. Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, Undisclosed (2000)
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurial Behavior in the Next Generation of Self-Described Family Owned BusinessesHunt, J. Babson-Kaufman Conference on Research in Entrepreneurship, Undisclosed (2000)
  • Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Tasks of Leadership DevelopmentHunt, J. Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, Undisclosed (1999)
  • Learning Developmental Coaching Through ExperienceHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Undisclosed (1999)
  • Strategic Competitiveness and Strategic Leadership in Family FirmsHunt, J. Annual Meeting of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Undisclosed (1999)
  • Leveraging Competency Based Educational ReformHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Annual Meeting of the Northeast Business and Economic Society, Undisclosed (1998)
  • Toward a Competency Model of Family Firm LeadershipHunt, J. Annual Meeting of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship , Undisclosed (1998)
  • Toward a Competency Model of Family Firm LeadershipHunt, J. United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual Meeting, Undisclosed (1998)
  • Competency Based Institutional Reform: The Development of External Competency Assessment at Babson CollegeHunt, J. Weintraub, J. Brown, W. Schiffman, S. Bosse, C. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Undisclosed (1997)
  • Making a Space for the Family: The Ambivalence of Group Life and the Work/Family Dilemma of the ExecutiveHunt, J. Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, Undisclosed (1997)
  • Competency Based Institutional Reform: The Development of External Competency Assessment at Babson CollegeHunt, J. Schiffman , S. Bosse, C. Undisclosed, Undisclosed (1997)
  • Integrating Family Strategic Planning into Family Business PlanningHunt, J. Handler, W. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Cincinnati (1996)
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