The World’s Most Influential Business Thinkers 2013 (Forbes)



Vijay Govindarajan, the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business, is No. 5 on the Thinkers50 list of the most influential business thinkers in the world, reports Forbes. Ranked No. 10 on the list is Marshall Goldsmith, an adjunct professor of business administration at Tuck.

Govindarajan “coined the phrase ‘reverse innovation’ to describe products and services designed for emerging markets that are then exported into western economies,” writes Forbes. Goldsmith is the “pioneer of the 360-degree feedback approach,” and author or co-author of more than 30 books, the magazine notes.

Thinkers50 releases its ranking every other year, based on criteria that include relevance of ideas, rigor of research, and presentation of ideas, Forbes notes.

Read the full story, published 11/11/13 by Forbes.

Also on the Thinkers50 list is Richard D’Aveni (No. 17), the Bakala Professor of Strategy; Sydney Finkelstein (No. 43), the Steven Roth Professor of Management and associate dean for executive education; and Ron Adner, a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship, was recognized as “on the radar.”

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