My research examines how firms organize their internal investments and external relationships to explore and respond to opportunities in the technological, geographic, and digital spaces. I study these questions at the confluence of strategy, innovation, and globalization, focusing on interorganizational relationships, multinational firms, patents & IPRs, and digital platforms.
MBAC 6050 - Strategy
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
Analyzes how firms can attain and sustain competitive advantage in today's competitive environment. Focuses on industry dynamics, competitive positioning, firm capabilities, and corporate innovation. Introduces a set of tools for assisting managers in solving complex, real-world business problems in strategy development. Integrates MBA learning in functional areas, and emphasizes the fit between competitive analysis and the role of management and organization.
MBAX 6846 - Global Strategy
The ability to compete effectively globally is increasingly important for many firms. Topics such as globalization and the competitive environment; key differences in institutions around the globe and their implications; how firms can succeed internationally (e.g., different entry strategies, how to manage across country borders, the firm's broader responsibility in the global community) will be discussed.