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Jitendra Singh

Saul P. Steinberg Professor Emeritus of Management

Research Interests: developing firm capabilities, indian business leadership, organizational change, organizational evolution


PhD, Stanford University, 1983; MA, Stanford University, 1982; MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad India, 1975; BS, Lucknow University, India, 1972

Recent Consulting

Emcure Pharmaceuticals, Pune, India, 2003-2006.

Academic Positions Held

Dean & Shaw Foundation Chair, Professor of Strategy, Management and Organization, Nanyang Business School, & Member, University Cabinet, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2007-2009. Wharton: 1987-present. (Vice Dean for International Academic Affairs, 1998-2003; Joseph Wharton Term Associate Professor of Management, 1987-92; Director, Emerging Economies Program, 1996-99). Previous appointment: University of Toronto. Visiting appointment: Singapore Management University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, University of Paris-Dauphine, France

Professional Leadership

Editorial Review Board, Organization Science, 1988-present; Editorial Board, Strategic Management Journal, 1994-present; Editorial Board, Strategic Organization, 2001-present.

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership

Member, Board of Directors, & Chairman, Management Policy Advisory Committee, SPRING Singapore (, 2008-2010; Member, Board of Governors, SAFTI Military Academy, Singapore (, 2008-2009; Member, Committee for the Development of the Accounting Sector in Singapore & Chairman, Education Working Group, 2009.