• Phone: 617-353-4168
  • E-Mail:  lbaird@bu.edu
  • Website: http://management.bu.edu
  • Office: 502A
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University School of Management
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    Ph D, Michigan State University, Organization Behavior and Management, 1975.

    MBA, Michigan State University, Management, 1972.

    BS, Utah State University, Economics and Statistics, 1969.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    SMG OB221 A2 The Dynamics of Leading Organizations

  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored ResearchOpen or Close

    Integrating Liberal Arts,Globalization, Advanced Technology and Virtual Capability into the Undergraduate Curriculum, Boston University. (January 1, 2014 - December 30, 2015).

    Integrating Liberal Arts,Globalization, Advanced Technology and Virtual Capability into the Undergraduate Curriculum, Boston University. (January 1, 2014 - December 30, 2015).

    Integrating Liberal Arts,Globalization, Advanced Technology and Virtual Capability into the Undergraduate Curriculum, Boston University. (January 1, 2014 - December 30, 2015).

    Integrating Liberal Arts,Globalization, Advanced Technology and Virtual Capability into the Undergraduate Curriculum, Boston University. (January 1, 2014 - December 30, 2015).

    RULE: Redesigning the Undergraduate Learning Experience. (December 1, 2010 - Present).

  • Research PresentationsOpen or Close

    Invited Lectures:

      Baird, L., (Presenter Only), Academy for Collaborative Innovation & Transformation, Leading Transformation and Change, Boston University Medical School. (November 20, 2014).

      Baird, L., (Presenter & Author), Devotional, "Preparing to Learn", BYU-Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii. (February 18, 2014).

      Baird, L., (Presenter & Author), National Meeting-Alumni of the Pharmacy Leadership Institute, "Preparing for the Future", American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). (December 8, 2014).

      Baird, L., (Presenter Only), McCarthy, J., (Presenter Only), Deacon, S., (Presenter Only), Center for Excellence & Innovation in Teaching: Instructional Innovations Conference, Building the Bridge as You Walk on It, Center for Excellence & Innovation in Teaching, Boston University, Boston, MA. (March 2, 2012).

    Accepted Lectures:

      Baird , L., (Author Only), McCarthy, J., (Presenter and Author), Deacon, S., (Author Only), Boston University Instructional Innovations Conference, Building the Bridge as You Walk On It: Innovations in Learning, Boston University, Boston. (March 2, 2012).

      Baird, L., (Author Only), McCarthy, J., (Presenter and Author), Griffin, D., (Author Only), International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management 2012 World Congress, Implementing a Dynamic and Integrated Learning Curriculum, IFSAM 2012, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. (June 27, 2012).

      Baird, L., (Author Only), McCarthy, J., (Presenter and Author), Griffin, D., (Author Only), International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management 2012 World Congress, Implementing a Dynamic and Integrated Learning Curriculum.. (June 27, 2012).

  • General ServiceOpen or Close

    Service to the School:

      National, School of Management, Executive Development Roundtable. (January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2016).
      Steering Committee


      International, School of Management, PhD Program, Faculty Director, School of Management. (July 1, 2011 - Present).

      International, School of Management, Other SMG Service Area, Human Resource Policy Institute, Research Director. (July 1, 2014 - Present).
      Coordinate and direct research of the Human Resources Policy Institute


      International, School of Management, Human Resource Policy Institute. (January 1, 2012 - Present).
      Steering Committee


      International, School of Management, Organizational Behavior Department, Department Chair. (July 1, 2006 - Present).

      Local, Boston University, Curriculum Development Activities , Chairperson, Undergraduate Curriculum Redesign Task Force. (June 1, 2011 - April 1, 2012).

  • Conference ActivitiesOpen or Close

      SMG Teaching Day, School of Management , Innovations in Teaching and Learning, Panelist. (May 10, 2013 - May 10, 2013).

  • ConsultingOpen or Close

    Management, Justice Department of U.S. , Washington, D.C,. (November 9, 2014 - Present).

    Analysis and recommendations for behavior change to prevent environment issues.


    Management, IBM, New York. (January 1, 2014 - Present).
    Developing and delivering leadership program. Conducting research to support leadership Development.