Baker Foundation Professor
Harvard Business School
Change Management, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation
Innovation and change
Michael L. Tushman is Baker Foundation Professor, Paul R. Lawrence, MBA Class of 1942 Professor Emeritus, and the Charles B. (Tex) Thornton Chair of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He obtained his Ph.D. from MIT, and prior to HBS, taught at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. His work focuses on managing strategic innovation and large-scale change and on the relations among technological change, senior executive teams, and organizational evolution. At Harvard Business School, he is faculty co-chair of Leading Change and Organizational Renewal and faculty chair of the Advanced Management Program. He was faculty chair of the Program for Leadership Development and has taught in HBS’ MBA and doctoral programs.
Michael received an honorary doctorate from the University of Geneva and was awarded the Academy of Management’s Career Achievement Award for Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management. He also received distinguished scholar awards in the Technology and Innovation Management, Organization Management and Theory, and Organization Development and Change divisions of the Academy of Management and was elected and AOM Fellow. Michael received the distinguished scholar award at INFORMS’ Technology Management Section and was recognized as a Foundational Scholar in the Knowledge and Innovation Group of the Strategic Management Society and was awarded the Sumantra Ghoshal Award for Rigour & Relevance in the Study of Management from London Business School. Michael is also a founding director of Change Logic.
- Managed Ecosystems, and Translucent Institutional Logics: Engaging Communities, Academy of Management Proceedings
- Platforms, Open/User Innovation, and Ecosystems: A Strategic Leadership Perspective, Academy of Management Proceedings
- Reflections on the 2013 Decade Award—“Exploitation, Exploration, and Process Management: The Productivity Dilemma Revisited” Ten Years Later, Academy of Management Review
- Opening Governance & Innovation, Academy of Management Proceedings
- Organizational Ambidexterity: Past, Present, and Future, Academy of Management Perspectives
- Exploration and Exploitation Within and Across Organizations, Academy of Management Annals
SME Subject Areas
Careers, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainability, Ethics, Gender and Diversity, Health Care, Human Resources, International Management, Leadership, Management Consulting, Management Education, Management History, Management Theory, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Organizational Behavior, Public and Nonprofit, Religion and Spirituality, Research Methods, Social Issues, Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation