Faculty & Research


Faculty are our finest asset, underpinning INSEAD's reputation for research and teaching excellence, combining rigour with relevance.


At the heart of INSEAD's international reputation as "The Business School for the World" is the relevance and rigour of its research, teaching and learning materials. The experience and talents of our faculty combine to create world-class research results as well as teaching excellence.

The result is top-notch educational programmes, and cutting-edge research that extend the frontiers of business knowledge. INSEAD's prolific research output both identifies current trends in today's demanding business world, and explores principles that guide longer-term success

Timothy van Zandt 
Dean of Faculty & Research

In the Spotlight


 Award Winners

Renée Mauborgne

Affiliate Professor of Strategy
The INSEAD Distinguished Fellow of Strategy and International Management
Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute

W. Chan Kim

Professor of Strategy and International Management
The Boston Consulting Group Bruce D. Henderson Chaired Professor of International Management
Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute

Hermina Ibarra

Professor of Organisational Behaviour
The Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning

Erin Meyer

Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour

W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne were jointly placed at number 3 in the Thinkers50 ranking of the 50 most influential management thinkers around the world. They are the authors of the best-selling Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant. They also won the Thinkers50 Strategy Award in 2011 and were n° 2 in the 2013 ranking and shortlisted for the Global Solutions Award in the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Herminia Ibarra was ranked number 8. She also won the prestigious 2013 Thinkers50 Leadership Award.

Erin Meyer  won the On the Radar’ award 2015 which identifies fresh and influential global thought leaders.

In addition, the ‘Thinkers50 Femmes’ award recognised the best ever showing for women thinkers: At n° 3 and n° 8 INSEAD’s Renée Mauborgne and Herminia Ibarra are in the top ten.

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