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Joseph Weintraub

  • Professor
Academic Division: Management
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Bio

Dr. Weintraub is an Organizational Psychologist and Professor of Management who focuses in the areas of individual and organizational effectiveness. He teaches and consults in the areas of leadership development, coaching, project management, team effectiveness, human resources, and developmental feedback. Dr. Weintraub is the Faculty Director of the Undergraduate Management Consulting Field Experience program (MCFE). He was also the Founder and Faculty Director of the Babson Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program (CLTP). His expertise in experiential learning is highlighted in his recent book, How to Manage Student Consulting Projects (Elgar Publishing, 2020).

Dr. Weintraub's work in coaching has received several awards including the Management Development Paper of the Year from the Academy of Management and recognition for innovative practices in business education from the Carnegie Foundation. He is the co-author of the books The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business (Sage Publications, 3rd Edition, 2017) and The Coaching Organization: A Strategy for Developing Leaders (Sage Publications, 2007). Dr. Weintraub has served as Faculty Director at Babson Executive Education working with companies around the world in developing leadership development and coaching programs. In addition to his work at Babson, Dr. Weintraub is also president of Organizational Dimensions, a management consulting and assessment firm based in Wellesley. His clients have included General Electric, Bose, Fidelity Investments, EMD Serono, Boston Children's Hospital, T-Mobile, Ocean Spray and the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Bowling Green State University
  • MA, Bowling Green State University
  • BS, University of Pittsburgh

Academic Interest / Expertise

Management and Organizational Behavior; Peer and Leadership Coaching; Project Management; Experiential Learning; Interpersonal Skills; Leadership Development; High Performance Teams; Developmental Feedback

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 — Top 100 in the Babson Centennial, CLTP
  • 2018 — Service Award, Babson College
  • 2016 — The Joseph R. Weintraub Faculty/Staff Leadership Award, Babson College
  • 2005 — Charles C. Barton Term Chair ,
  • 2003 — Alumni Leadership Award for Faculty Service , Babson College
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2023

    • FME 1001 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
  • Degree Courses 2022

    • FME 1000 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • MOB 7512 LEADING AND MANAGING PROJECT TEAMS
    • FME 1001 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
  • Degree Courses 2021

    • FME 1000 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • MFE 7510 MGMT CONSULT FIELD EXPER - PROJ LDR
    • MFE 7510 MGMT CONSULT EXP

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Rao, J.A., Weintraub, J.R., Tietz, M.A., Wong, M.A., Chuan, F. (2018). Six Innovation Pain Points and How to Overcome Them. IESEinsight. Issue: 38, Page: 53-59. IESE Business School.
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2015). 4 Reasons Managers Should Spend More Time on Coaching. Harvard Business Review (Print Edition). link
  • Rao, J.A., Weintraub, J.R. (2013). How Innovative Is Your Company’s Culture?. MIT Sloan Management Review. Vol: 54, Issue: 3, Page: 29-37. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. link
  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2004). Learning Developmental Coaching. Journal of Management Education. Vol: 28, Issue: 1, Page: 39-61.
  • 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 .

Books

  • Weintraub, J.R., Lee, G.A., MacCormack, A.A. (2021). How to Manage Student Consulting Projects: A Practical Guide for Project Advisors. Edward Elgar Publishing. link
  • Weintraub, J.R., Lee, G.A., MacCormack, A.A. (2020). How to Manage Student Consulting Projects: A Practical Guide for Project Advisors. Edward Elgar Publishing. link
  • Hunt, J.M., Weintraub, J.R. (2017). 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.

Book Chapters

  • Weintraub, J.R., Hunt, J.M. (2007). The Manager’s 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.

Other

  • Sims, J.P., Weintraub, J.R. (2020). Decision Making and Strategic Consulting: Decision Making and Strategic Consulting. Edward Elgar Publishing. link
  • Weintraub, J.R., Rao, J.A. (2014). Como está a cultura de inovação em sua empresa? (What’s Your Company’s Innovation Quotient?): HSM Management. Vol: Jan-Feb.
  • Rao, J.A., Weintraub, J.R. (2013). Becoming A More Innovative Culture: From Assessment To Action: The European Financial Review. Vol: October 20, 2013.
  • Weintraub, J.R., Eisenman, E., Perkins, S. (2011). The Internal Coach Playbook: Babson Insight. link

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

  • Weintraub, J.R. (2014). Managing Poor Performers: What You Need to Know Before Taking Action: Babson Insight. link
  • Rao, J.A., Weintraub, J.R. (2013). To Innovate, Get the People Issues Right: Babson Insight. link

Presentations

  • Assessing Student Competencies Using Assessors from the Alumni and Business Communities Weintraub, J. AACSB 2017 Assessment and Impact Conference , Phoenix, AZ (2017)
  • Using Peer Coaching to Develop Talent in Organizations Weintraub, J. Connected Community, Babson Executive Conference Center (2016)
  • Accountability of Learning Outcomes for Internships: Using 360 Degree Feedback and More Weintraub, J. AACSB Assessment Conference: Driving Accountability and Innovation, Austin, TX (2015)
  • Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Babson College (2008)
  • Fundamentals of Effective Coaching: Developing Talent in Your Organization Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Professional Development Seminar Series, (2005)
  • Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Why Managers Don’t Coach and What to Do About it: Lessons from 2,500 Coaching Managers, Providence, RI (2003)
  • The State of the Art in Executive Coaching Weintraub, 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 Organization Weintraub, J. Hunt, J. Professional Development Seminar Series, (2003)
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