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Design of Collaboration Structures
Corporate Strategy, Organisation Design, Research Methods
Phanish Puranam is a Professor of Strategy, the Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organisation Design at INSEAD.
Professor Puranam studies the design and management of collaboration structures within corporations (i.e. between divisions or departments) as well as between corporations (i.e. alliances and acquisitions). He has published his research in internationally reputed academic journals and has served in senior editorial roles in such journals. His research has won international awards and competitive grants awarded across the social and natural sciences. He is currently working on a book,
Organizing Collaboration: the Micro-Structural Approach to Organization Design, to be published by the Oxford University Press. In 2012, his book on the prospects for India to emerge as a global hub for innovation, India Inside, co-authored with Nirmalya Kumar, was published by the Harvard Business Review Press.
Phanish obtained his PhD at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. From 2001 to 2012, was on the faculty of the London Business School where he was the school chair professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, chaired the school’s PhD programme, and co-directed the Aditya Birla India Centre. He joined INSEAD in September 2012. In 2011, he was listed among the World’s 40 Best Business School Professors under the age of 40 by Poets &Quants. In 2013, he was included in the 50 Most Influential Business Professors worldwide by MBA rankings.net, and in August 2013, among the top 50 Management Thinkers of Indian origin by Thinkers50 India.