Examples of Our Research Impact
Research is the foundation upon which INSEAD operates. It is through the discovery and application of new management knowledge that the school is able to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society.
In this series of narratives, we explore the impact that INSEAD’s faculty have had — and continue to have — on academia, business and the world at large.
Padmanabhan’s research into the bullwhip effect revolutionised the way organisations approach supply chains.
V. “Paddy” Padmanabhan, Professor of Marketing
Van Wassenhove single-handedly propelled the humanitarian sector to new heights of supply chain efficiency and disaster relief.
Luk Van Wassenhove, Emeritus Professor of Technology and Operations Management
Anderson’s work provided crucial models to companies to help them make the ever-pressing decision of whether to “make” or “buy”.
Erin Anderson, The John H. Loudon Chaired Professor of International Management and Professor of Marketing at INSEAD until her death in 2007
Szulanski’s work has changed the way companies approach best practice sharing.
Gabriel Szulanski, Professor of Strategy
Atasu is preeminent among the sustainable operations management community for his ability to demonstrate why many intuitive policies and strategies fail in implementation.
Atalay Atasu, Visiting Professor of Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD and the Bianca and James Pitt Chair in Environmental Sustainability