James (Jim) Emery is a Faculty Director for Fuqua’s Client Consulting Practicum and an Adjunct Professor in the Management and Organizations department at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. His leadership research focuses on loyalty, trust and inspiration in leader-follower relationships and how educational experiences affect leadership development. Jim is part of an interdisciplinary research team funded by a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs to explore how to improve team work in patient care processes. He has also provided executive education and leadership coaching to for-profit corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies over the past eight years. Jim received his PhD and MBA in Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.