Dec 15 - Professor Dan Levinthal
Evolutionary Processes and Organizational Adaptation
Daniel A. Levinthal
Reginald H. Jones Professor of Corporate Strategy
Chairperson, Management Department,
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Wharton Professor Daniel A. Levinthal joins NYU Stern Professor Christina Fang for a virtual "fireside chat" to share insights and answer questions from his new book Evolutionary Processes and Organizational Adaptation: A Mendelian Perspective on Strategic Management. In this book, Professor Levinthal describes how executives can strategically position their organizations for uncertain future competitive environments, not with a “crystal ball” but by orchestrating a diverse set of initiatives within their organizations.
Professor Levinthal is the Reginald H. Jones Professor of Corporate Strategy at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Chairperson of its Management Department. Professor Levinthal has published extensively on questions of organizational adaptation and industry evolution, particularly in the context of technological change. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and is a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, and the Academy of International Business. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Strategy Science and has previously served as Editor-in-chief of Organization Science.
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