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Erika James

Erika James

Erika James is the Bank of America Associate Research Professor of Business Administration at UVA's Darden School and co-author of the 2010 book, Leading Under Pressure.

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Neither heroes nor villians

CEOs are human beings who have a very big job, and who, in order to do that job well, need and deserve the support of their leadership team, their board, their family, and a host of other stakeholders. They do not need to be put on a pedestal.

By Erika James | July 27, 2010; 11:20 AM ET | Comments (7)

Think before you react

What concerns me more about Obama's handling of the oil spill is that he is reacting too much to the external pressures of various interest groups without seemingly first have devised a vision for the short and long-term future of oil exploration and alternative energy

By Erika James | June 15, 2010; 12:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

Reality TV no replacement for compassion

For BPs sake, I hope that they seek other, more meaningful ways to be transparent, both tactically and emotionally.

By Erika James | May 28, 2010; 03:40 PM ET | Comments (9)

Regulators can't restore trust

The more Goldman demonstrates that they understand the public's frustration and articulates a plan for change, the better positioned it is to attract and retain clients.

By Erika James | April 27, 2010; 06:45 AM ET | Comments (2)

Not of their making

Perhaps working in the airlines favor more than symbolism is the fact that the crisis was not necessarily one of their own making.

By Erika James | April 20, 2010; 05:38 AM ET | Comments (0)

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