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  • Meet Erika James, coach, teacher, and consultant to
    executive leaders in two distinct critical areas:
    Crisis Leadership—the key to handling crisis
    before, during, and after it happens
    SHE-E-Os—the dynamics of women emerging as
    leaders and why it’s a game-changer


Erika writes case studies, is publishing the second edition of her book on crisis leadership, contributes to books, and writes articles for academic journals. more –>


Like the Institute for Crisis Management on Facebook, and contribute to the Community of WE (Women Executives) discussion groups on Facebook and Linkedin. more –>


Keep updated on where you can find Erika speaking at events around the world, interviewed in the media, and teaching Executive Education classes. more –>


Erika James has a lot to say about crises, women in leadership, and couples in commuter marriages inspired by her own personal experiences. Follow her blog. more –>

The Work of Erika James

Crisis Leadership

Through various publications, the Institute for Crisis Management, and speaking engagements, Erika...

Women in Leadership

Where women and their organizations understand the dynamics of strategic business leadership,...

Executive Leadership

Darden’s Executive Education programs deliver innovative, experiential learning with real-world insights to...

The Commute

Connect with the commuting community, share best practices, and learn how to...

Watch Erika Hayes James in videos

Erika James is an expert in the fields of crisis leadership and women emerging in leadership, and sits at the helm of the Executive Education program at the Darden School of Business and the Institute for Crisis Management. Her newest project addresses the challenges of commuter marriages.

Watch Erika speak on each of these four areas of work by clicking on the videos.

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