Michael Tushman is internationally recognized for his work on the relations between technological change, executive leadership and organization adaptation, and for his work on innovation streams and organization design. In 2013, he recieved the Distinguished Scholar Award for Contributions to Management from the Academy of Management. Mike is an active business consultant and educator, working with CEOs and senior teams around the world. He is also Faculty Chair for the Advanced Management Program, Harvard’s premier learning opportunity for executives, and Co-Chair of Building New Businesses in Established Organizations, with Bruce Harreld.
Mike’s publications include Winning Through Innovation: A Practical Guide to Leading Organizational Renewal and Change (with C. O’Reilly, 2002); Navigating Change: How CEOs, Top Teams, and Boards Steer Transformation (with D. Hambrick and D. Nadler,1998); Competing by Design: A Blueprint for Organizational Architectures (with D. Nadler, 1998); and Managing Strategic Innovation: A Collection of Readings (with P. Anderson, 2004). Mike was previously on the faculty of the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He has been a visiting professor at MIT and INSEAD. Mike holds degrees from Northeastern University (B.S.E.E.), Cornell University (M.S.), and the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. (Ph.D.). Mike was elected Fellow of the Academy of Management in 1996. Mike is the Paul R. Lawrence MBA Class of 1942 Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School.