By: Stephen Goss Posted: Apr 4th, 2016

Professor Giovanni Gavetti and co-author Mary Tripsas of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management were just recently awarded the Strategic Management Society’s best paper prize for 2015 for their influential study, “Capabilities, Cognition, and Inertia: Evidence From Digital Imaging”.

The Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Prize is awarded annually to a paper published five or more years previously in the Strategic Management Journal and is based on the paper’s impact in terms of the number of citations it receives and its influence on teaching, research, and/or practice

Professor Vijay Govindarajan (VG) and co-author Amos Winter were also just named the recipients of the McKinsey Award for their Harvard Business Review article “Engineering Reverse Innovation”. The award is given annually for best Harvard Business Review article.

As both are renowned innovation thought-leaders, we are excited that both Professor Gavetti and Professor Govindarajan are being recognized for their amazing contributions in the field of innovation.

VG is the co-faculty director of the GL2030 consortium program and also teaches in select custom engagements. You can find out more about the GL2030 program here.

Professor Gavetti teaches the session “Kodak in Digital Imaging” in the Tuck Executive Program. The session analyzes the failure of Kodak in digital imaging, and teaches participants how to identify the core mental processes that strategic leaders need to know and master especially in situations of strategic change.

Congratulations to both Professors for their amazing accomplishments!

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