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Dr. Harbir Singh is the Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management and Co-director of Wharton’s Mack Center for Technological Innovation. He has been the Chair of the Management Department at The Wharton School. His research interests include the development of world-class capabilities, and of sustainable competitive advantage. His research focuses on effective strategies for managing acquisitions and alliances, and on the consequences of corporate restructuring. In addition, his teaching interests include the development of competitive advantage and management acquisitions and alliances. Harbir has won awards for outstanding research in strategic management at the Academy of Management and The Wharton School’s Miller-Sherrard Core Teaching Award. He also edited a special issue of the Strategic Management Journal on corporate restructuring and a book entitled The Management of Corporate Acquisitions. He won the Academy of International Business Decade Award for his work, along with Professor Bruce Kogut, on determinants of modes of entry by multinational firms into new country markets. Harbir received his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. He is the Academic Director for several of Wharton’s open enrollment executive programs including: Strategic Thinking and Management for Competitive Advantage, Strategic Alliances: Creating Growth Opportunities and is a lead faculty member in the Mergers and Acquisitions program. Additionally, he teaches in numerous customized programs for companies and associations around the world. Harbir has been a visiting faculty member at London Business School, Bocconi University, Milan, the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and the Indian School of Business. He has also conducted executive seminars on competitive advantage, acquisitions and alliances for Parke- Davis, IBM Corporation, Merck, Inc., Verizon, Lucent, and AT&T.

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