Pankaj Ghemawat is the Anselmo Rubiralta Professor of Global Strategy at IESE Business School and the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration (on leave) at the Harvard...
Pankaj Ghemawat is the Anselmo Rubiralta Professor of Global Strategy at IESE Business School and the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration (on leave) at the Harvard Business School. Professor Ghemawat earned his A.B. degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his Ph.D in Business Economics from Harvard University. He then worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in London before joining the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty in 1983. In 1991, he was appointed the youngest full professor in HBS’s history. He joined the IESE faculty in 2006.
Professor Ghemawat’s current teaching and research focus on globalization and strategy. He has developed a 30-session MBA course on the topic, chairs focused programs at IESE and at HBS on Getting Global Strategy Right, and has written more than 50 articles and case studies on the topic. His “Regional Strategies for Global Leadership” received the McKinsey Award for the best article published in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) in 2005. Other recent globalization-related publications include “Managing Differences: The Central Challenge in Global Strategy,” the lead article in the March 2007 issue of HBR, “Why the World Isn’t Flat” in the March/April 2007 issue of Foreign Policy, and “Global Integration ≠ Global Concentration” (with Fariborz Ghadar), the lead article in the August 2006 issue of Industrial and Corporate Change. He has also begun a blog on global strategy, “What in the World” for Harvard Business Online.
Pankaj Ghemawat’s is one of HBS’s 10 best-selling case writers, serves as the Departmental Editor for Strategy at Management Science and, in 2007, was elected a fellow of the Academy of International Business.