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Tuck's executive education program that focuses on global management and is taught on three continents. . is the Earl C. known as VG. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business and founding director of Tuck's Center for Global Leadership.  Vijay Govindarajan. He is also the faculty co-director for Global Leadership 2020.

and Helsinki School of Economics. He was awarded the President's Gold Medal for his outstanding performance in obtaining the first rank.   Prior to joining the faculty at Tuck. Prior to this. Govindarajan was on the faculties of the Ohio State University and the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in India. He has also served as a visiting professor at Harvard Business School. the International University of Japan. Govindarajan received his doctorate and his MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School. INSEAD. .

Decision Sciences. Gupta. was recognized as one of the ten most-often cited articles in the entire 40-year history of Academy of Management Journal. He is a popular keynote speaker and has been featured at such conferences as the Business Week CEO Forum and The Economist Conference. One of his papers. California Management Review. Accounting. Organizations and Society.   Govindarajan currently writes a column for FastCompany. . His articles have also appeared in journals such as Harvard Business Review. MIT Sloan Management and Journal of Business Strategy. co-authored with Professor Anil K.

Gupta. Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution was named named one of the strategy+business's Best Business Books of 2006 in the Strategy category. Jossey-Bass. 2001).  A book coauthored by Professors Vijay Govindarajan and Christopher Trimble. . Govindarajan has published six books. including The Quest for Global Dominance (co-authored with Anil K.

The article describes reverse innovation. Immelt and Chris Trimble. Govindarajan recently took a leave of absence from Tuck and joined General Electric (GE) as Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant for one year.How GE is Disrupting Itself an article in Harvard Business Review (October 2009) with Jeffrey R.  In a soon-to-be released study. He co-authored ." Govindarajan and co-author Subroto Bagchi identify a critical new asset in Fortune 500 companies known as Emotional Infrastructure. an approach used by several US multinationals to create new products. . "The Emotionally Bonded Organization: Why Emotional Infrastructure Matters and How Leaders Can Build It. So he was ranked three in 2011 for this success.