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Updated – February 28, 2015
Anil K. Gupta
Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Robert H. Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742, USA
1975-1980. Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Harvard University.
Dissertation title: "The Process of Strategy Formation." Dissertation committee: Jay W. Lorsch (Chair), Alfred D.
Chandler, and Gordon Donaldson. 1978-79: Designated an "outstanding doctoral student" and awarded the Arthur D. Little Foundation Fellowship.
1970-1972. MBA (Major: Marketing), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India.
Ranked among the top 5% of the graduating class. Awarded competitive merit-based scholarships during each of the two years. President, Marketing Club. Co-founder, Students' Organization for Management Assistance.
1965-1970. BTech (Mech Engg), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
Graduated with "Distinction." Ranked among the top 10% of the graduating class. Awarded competitive merit-based scholarships during each of the five years.
Employment 1986-Onwards. Robert H. Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park.
Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship (on leave during 2010). Promoted to Full Professor in 1992, designated as the Ralph J. Tyser Professor in 2001, and as the Michael D. Dingman Chair in 2009.
January 1, 2010-December 31, 2010. INSEAD.
The INSEAD Chaired Professor of Strategy.
1980-1986. School of Management, Boston University.
Assistant Professor of Management Policy, School of Management.
1976-1978. Harvard Business School.
Summer 1978: Research Assistant to Professor Yair Aharoni. Drafted several grant proposals for research on the "strategic management of state-owned enterprises." Summer 1977: Research Assistant to Professor Alan Sheldon.
Field research on "multi-institutional collaboration in the health care industry." Summer 1976: Research Assistant to Professor Howard Raiffa. Assisted in the development of a new MBA elective course on "competitive decision-making."
1972-1975. Hindustan Lever Ltd. (Unilever India).
Area Sales Manager (1972-1973): Responsible for the sales of the soaps and detergents division in two states.
Product Manager (1973-1975): Responsible for marketing the company's three most profitable brands.
Academic Recognition, Awards, and Related Honors 2012-Current: Invited member, World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals.
August 2012: Elected life-time Fellow, Academy of Management.
July 2010: Elected life-time Fellow, Strategic Management Society.
July 2010: Received the “Best Professor in Strategy” Award from CMO Asia.
June 2010: Getting China and India Right (book co-authored with Haiyan Wang) short-listed for the Asia Society’s Annual Bernard Schwartz Book Award. In March 2010, this book received the Axiom Book Awards’ Silver Prize for Best Book in Globalization/International Business.
April 15, 2010: Mentioned as a “rising superstar” by Economist magazine in a Special Report on “Innovation in Emerging Markets.” March 2010: Elected life-time Fellow, Academy of International Business.
2010: Since 2004, have been continuously listed among the most highly cited scholars in the entire field of economics and business by ISIhighlycited.com (a unit of Thomson Scientific Company).
2009-2010: Division Chair, International Management Division, Academy of Management (2008-2009: Served as Division Chair Elect; 2007-2008: Served as Program Chair, 2008 Annual Meetings).
2009-2010: Program Chair for the “Global Strategy” Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (2008-2009:
Served as Associate Program Chair).
2009-2010: Track Chair-Emerging Economies, 2010 Annual Meetings, Academy of International Business.
2009-Current: Member, Senior Advisory Board, Global Strategy Journal.
2009: Dissertation chair for the winner of the Heizer Best Dissertation Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management (Antoaneta Petkova, "Reputation Building by New Ventures: Three Essays on Processes and Performance," Ph.D. dissertation, The University of Maryland at College Park).
2008-Current: Member, Editorial Board, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
2008: Paper selected as a “finalist” for the Best Paper Award for the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business.
December 2006: Article by Peng & Zhou in Journal of International Management ranks my AMR (1991) article as the #7 most cited article among all articles on global strategy published worldwide in all journals during 1991Guest Editor, Information Systems Research special issue on “The Interplay Between Digital and Social Networks” (co-editors: Ritu Agarwal and Robert Kraut).
2005-2007: Guest Editor, Organization Science special issue on “Innovation Research At and Across Levels” (co-editors: Susan Taylor and Paul Tesluk).
2004-2006: Guest Editor, Academy of Management Journal special issue on “Managing Exploration and Exploitation” (co-editors: Ken Smith and Chris Shalley).
2005: Winner, Best Paper (Runner-Up) Award at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business.
2005-Present: Member, Editorial Board, European Business Forum.
2003-2007: Member, Editorial Board, Journal of International Business Studies.
2000: Included in the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame.
2000 (Jan-Dec): Served as a visiting professor at Stanford University (Department of Management Science and Engineering, School of Engineering). 1991-1992: Served as a visiting professor at the Tuck School, Dartmouth College. In 1986-1987, was similarly invited by the Sloan School of Management at MIT to serve as a visiting faculty.
1997-1998: Received the “Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award” from The University of Maryland - the highest campus-level recognition given by the university to any of its professors.
1998: Second-time winner of the Allen J. Krowe Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Robert H. Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park. Also, rated as the #1 most popular professor in a Business Week magazine survey of MBA students at The Robert H. Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park.
1998: One of my 1984 Academy of Management Journal papers was included in the list of “The Ten Most Often Cited Articles Published in AMJ, 1958-95” by former editor Richard T. Mowday in “Celebrating 40 Years of the Academy of Management Journal,” AMJ, 40(6), 1997. Earlier, this article was also ranked as #2 in a survey of "The Fifty Most-Noted Strategy Works of 1980-1985" by Donald C. Hambrick of Columbia University.
1994: Ranked by Management International Review as one of the "Top 20 North American Superstars" for research in strategy and organization.
1992-1994: Elected to the Executive Committee, Business Policy & Strategy Division, Academy of Management.
1991-1997: Member, Editorial Board, Academy of Management Review.
1991: Received the 1991 Glueck Best Paper Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management.
1991: Dissertation chair for the winner of two national best dissertation awards (Harry J. Sapienza, "Venture Capitalist-Entrepreneur Relations: Antecedents and Consequences," Ph.D. dissertation, The University of Maryland at College Park, 1990) - The 1991 Heizer Best Dissertation Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, and The 1991 Best Dissertation Award, TIMS College on Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
1989: Based on publications, citations, and peer rankings, a 1989 survey by Edwin A. Locke to assess the national academic standing of business school faculty placed me among the top 10% of all "Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Strategy" faculty (n = 571) in the 32 leading private and public universities in the U.S. I was one of only 5 associate professors ranked in the top 10% (n = 57). The remaining 52 were all full professors.
1984: Received the Broderick Prize for Excellence in Research, Boston University.
Ongoing Research Interests:
Global strategy and organization.
Innovation and entrepreneurship.
Creation, diffusion, and absorption of knowledge.
Coordination and control within and between complex organizations.
Gupta, A.K., Pande, G., & Wang, H. 2014. The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies Are Becoming Globally Stronger by Competing in Each Other’s Markets. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley.
Gupta, A.K., Wakayama, T., & Rangan, U. Srinivasa. (Eds.) 2012. Global Strategies for Emerging Asia. JosseyBass/Wiley.
Gupta, A.K., & Wang, H. 2009. Getting China and India Right: Strategies for Leveraging the World’s FastestGrowing Economies for Global Advantage. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley. Also published in Japanese.
Gupta, A.K., Govindarajan, V., & Wang, H. 2008. The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage, 2nd Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley. Also published in Mandarin.
Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 2003. Global Strategy and Organization. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Gupta, A.K., & Westney D.E. (Eds.) 2003. Smart Globalization: Designing Global Strategies, Creating Global Networks. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley.
Govindarajan, V., & Gupta, A.K. 2001. The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley. Also published in the Japanese and German.
Working Papers (Including Papers Under Review):
Group context matters in network formation: A study of venture capital syndicates. R&R stage with Academy of Management Journal. (with L. Zhang).
Power balancing as a strategy: The establishment of national headquarters by MNCs in China. Under review with Organization Science.
Is less more: A study of network position and subunit innovation. (with L. Gaerber and R. Katilla).
Vicarious learning in the globalization of venture capital. (with D. Major & D. Waguespack).
Papers in Refereed Journals:
Petkova, A., Rindova, V., & Gupta, A.K. 2013. No news is bad news: Sensegiving activities, media attention, and venture capital funding of new technology organizations. Organization Science. 24(3): 865-888.
Gupta, A.K. 2011. The relational perspective and East meets West. Academy of Management Perspectives.
Feinberg, S.E., & Gupta, A.K. 2009. MNC subsidiaries and country risk: Internalization as a safeguard against weak external institutions. Academy of Management Journal. 52: 381-399.
Petkova, A., Rindova, V., & Gupta, A.K. 2008. How can new ventures build reputation? An exploratory study.
Corporate Reputation Review. 11: 320-334.
Agarwal, R., Gupta, A.K., and Kraut, R. 2008. Interplay between digital and social networks. Information Systems Research. 19: 243-252.
Gupta, A.K., Tesluk, P.E., & Taylor, M.S. 2007. Innovation at and across levels. Organization Science. 18:
Gupta, A.K., Smith, K.G., & Shalley, C. 2006. The interplay between exploration and exploitation. Academy of Management Journal. 49: 693-706.
Feinberg, S.E., Gupta, A.K. 2004. Knowledge spillovers and the assignment of R&D responsibilities to foreign subsidiaries. Strategic Management Journal. 25: 823-845.
Becerra, M., & Gupta, A.K. 2003. Perceived trustworthiness within the organization: The moderating impact of communication frequency on trustor and trustee effects. Organization Science. 14, 1: 32-44.
Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 2002. Cultivating a global mindset. Academy of Management Executive. 16, 1:
Govindarajan, V., & Gupta, A.K. 2001. Building an effective global business team. Sloan Management Review.
42, 4: 63-71.
Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 2001. Converting global presence into global competitive advantage. Academy of Management Executive. 15, 2: 45-58.
Govindarajan, V., & Gupta, A.K. 2001. Strategic innovation: A conceptual roadmap. Business Horizons. 44, 4: 3Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 2000. Knowledge flows within multinational corporations. Strategic Management Journal. 21: 473-496.
Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 2000. Knowledge management’s social dimension: Lessons from Nucor Steel.
Sloan Management Review. Fall: 71-80.
Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 2000. Managing global expansion: A conceptual framework. Business Horizons. 43, 2: 45-54.
Gupta, A.K., Govindarajan, V., & Malhotra, A. 1999. Feedback-seeking behavior within multinational corporations. Strategic Management Journal. 20: 205-222.
Becerra, M., & Gupta, A.K. 1999. Trust within the organization: Integrating the trust literature with agency theory and transaction cost economics. Public Administration Quarterly.
Rubenson, G.C., & Gupta, A.K. 1997. The initial succession: A contingency model of founder tenure.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice: 96-110.
Taylor, M.S., Audia, G., & Gupta, A.K. 1996. The impact of longer job tenure on managers' organizational commitment, performance, and turnover. Organization Science. 7(6): 632-648.
Martell, K., Gupta, A.K., & Carroll, S.J. 1996. Human resource management practices and firm performance.
Irish Business and Administrative Research, 17(1): 18-35.
Dess, G.G., Gupta, A.K., Hennart, J-F, & Hill, C.W.L. 1995. Conducting and integrating strategy research at the international, corporate, and business levels: Issues and directions. Journal of Management. 21(3): 357-393.
Gupta, A.K., & Govindarajan, V. 1995. Organizing for knowledge flows within MNCs. International Business Review. 3: 443-458.
Sapienza, H., & Gupta, A.K. 1994. Impact of agency risks and task uncertainty on venture capitalist-CEO interaction. Academy of Management Journal, 37: 1618-1632.
Gupta, A.K., & Sapienza, H. 1992. Determinants of venture capital firms' preferences regarding the industry diversity and geographic scope of their investments. Journal of Business Venturing, 7(5): 347-362.