George P. Baker is the Herman C. Krannert Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He has published works on management incentives, leveraged buyouts, organizational economics, and the relationship between a firm's ownership structure and its management. Baker's recent work has focused on the problem of managerial performance measurement, and its role in the design of incentive systems and on the structure and performance of organizations. He is also the author of a book on the firm of Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co. published by Cambridge University Press.
At HBS, Baker teaches in the MBA program, as well as in the doctoral program. Prior to joining the faculty at Harvard, he worked both as a consultant with Temple, Barker and Sloane, and as a marketing manager with Teradyne Inc. Baker holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife, Lauren Jennings, an attorney, and two daughters.