Professor Ranjay Gulati

Professor Ranjay Gulati

Organisational Behaviour

Ranjay Gulati is the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor at the Harvard Business School. He is an expert on leadership, strategy, and organizational issues in firms. His recent work explores leadership and strategic challenges for building high growth organisations in turbulent markets. Some of his prior work has looked at both when and how firms should leverage greater connectivity within and across their boundaries to enhance performance.

In addition, Professor Gulati teaches several courses in his areas of expertise, including Leading Market Driven Organisations and Behavioural Issues in Strategy Implementation. He has also directed several successful executive education programmes on such topics as –Winning Strategies for E-Business, Managing Customer Relationships in the Network Economy, and Sustaining Competitive Advantage in the Network Economy.

Professor Gulati has received numerous scholarly awards. He was ranked as one of the top ten most cited scholars in Economics and Business over a decade by ISI-Incite. The Economist Intelligence Unit and the Financial Times have listed him as among the top handful of business school scholars whose work is most relevant to management practice. He has been a Harvard MacArthur Fellow and a Sloan Foundation Fellow.

He has advised and spoken to major corporations worldwide, including Abbott Laboratories, General Mills, Moore Corporation, Mitchell Corporation, Swissair, Discount Bank and Trust Company, Walter Kluwer Publishing, Credit Suisse First Boston, Baker and McKenzie, Honeywell, Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Corn Products International, Microsoft, OCE Corporation, Baxter International, and April Group. He has also served on the advisory boards of several start-up companies.

Professor Gulati holds a Ph.D. from the Harvard Business School; an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management; a BS in Computer Science from Washington State University; and a BA in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi.

Ranjay’s rich academic background and experience has contributed to his numerous publications in such journals as Harvard Business Review, Strategy + Business, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Administrative Science Quarterly.