Three Tuck Professors Tapped as Top Business Gurus


Who is the most influential living management thinker? The Thinkers50 provided the answer at an awards banquet in London on November 14. This biennial global ranking of the world’s 50 most influential living management thinkers named three Tuck School of Business professors to its list this year. Vijay Govindarajan came in at number 3, his highest appearance in the ranking to date. Marshall Goldsmith, who teaches in Tuck Executive Education, made the list at number 7. Richard D’Aveni moved up on the list to number 21.

In response to the awards, Tuck’s Dean Paul Danos says, “Tuck students are fortunate to have as teachers three such renowned thought leaders. Professor Govindarajan is a renowned expert on corporate innovation and has shown his own inventiveness by attacking the housing problem for the world’s poor with his $300 house project. Professor D’Aveni has studied corporate competition inventing the hyper-competition concept and now he has turned his attention to winning strategies for entire nations. Professor Goldsmith coaches and inspires leaders in a broad swath of the world’s most important organizations.”

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