By: Sonia Pargells, Michelle Massa, Tuck School of Business Posted: Nov 12th, 2013

The results are in!  Last night the red carpet was laid out for what has come to be known as the Oscars of Management Practice, the Thinkers50 Awards. The Thinkers50 organization is dedicated to scanning, ranking and sharing the best management ideas in the world – the ideas that are true game-changers and endeavor to solve the world’s most vexing problems.  Thought leaders from around the world – including a small cohort from Tuck – attended the gala event in London yesterday.  

Earlier in the day, executive director Clark Callahan participated in a panel discussion moderated by Des Dearlove on the future of business education. Clark was joined by peers from Rotman School of Business and Columbia Business School, as well as the chosen top thought leader, Clay Christensen. We will share the highlights from this discussion in the near future, but here are the results as they relate to the Tuck faculty.

Thinkers50 Ranking 2013

We are proud to announce that four professors from the Tuck School of Business are ranked in the top-50 for management and business thought leadership, and one new addition to their ‘On the Radar’ list. They are:

#5 Vijay Govindarajan (VG), Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business 
#10 Marshall Goldsmith, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration 
#17 Richard D’Aveni, Bakala Professor of Strategy
#43 Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean for Executive Education, Steven Roth Professor of Management, and Faculty Director, Tuck Executive Program (TEP) 

Clark Callahan & Kim Keating of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth attended the Thinkers50 awards gala

On the Radar:

Ron Adner
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship,
Faculty Director, Leading Innovation: From Idea to Impact

Professor Govindarajan was ranked #1 earlier this year in the Thinkers50 India list.  VG will be teaching in our newest innovation program Strategic Innovation & Leadership in Mumbai, India this January.  


Read the Press Release from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

We’d like to congratulate these professors for their exemplary thought leadership – and for being outstanding passionate teachers.

If you’re interested in more information about the Thinkers50 rankings and awards, we’ve assembled a small toolkit of links:

Sonia Pargellis is the Communications & Content Specialist for Tuck Executive Education.  In this role, she manages the Tuck Executive Education social media presence as well as published content on a variety of digital platforms.

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