George S. Babbes, Ph.D., CPA (Inactive)

Professor
Phone: (626) 815-3820
Fax: (626) 815-3802
Office Location: Wilden Hall, 211
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Biography

George S. Babbes, Ph.D., joined APU in 2004, and helped lead the School of Business and Management as a chair and associate dean for many years. He now teaches graduate-level ethical leadership and strategy-related courses, and presents on these subjects at major academic field conferences. His research has received international acclaim and support, including the Clayton Award, and a Fulbright Fellowship.

Prior to APU, Babbes was an award-winning faculty member at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. And before entering academia, he held professional positions at preeminent multinational companies, including Arthur Andersen & Co. (CPA), Apple (sales planning and analysis group), and Procter & Gamble (brand manager). He also has extensive academic and professional experience in the nonprofit sector, and is coauthor of The Minister’s MBA (B&H Publishing Group, 2006), among other work.

Education

  • Ph.D., Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.S., Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
  • MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley

Academic Area

  • School of Business and Management
    • School of Accounting

Expertise

  • Behavioral Ethics
  • Strategic Management Systems

Courses Taught

  • ACCT 512 – Management Accounting
  • MGMT 510 – Current Issues in Business and Management
  • MGMT 581 – Ethical Leadership

Office Hours

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