Andrew Inkpen, Ph.D.

Professor of Management and J. Kenneth and Jeannette Seward Chair in Global Strategy
Areas of Expertise: 

Joint ventures and strategic alliances, Global strategy, International knowledge management


Corporate Strategy, Global Energy Industry, Selected Topic: Energy Sector, Strategic Management

Professional Bio: 

Dr. Andrew C. Inkpen is professor of management and the J. Kenneth and Jeanette Seward Chair in Global Strategy at Thunderbird. His research focuses on global strategy, the management of multinational firms, and the management of strategic alliances and international joint ventures. In recent years he has been focused on the global energy industry.

Andrew is co-director of the Thunderbird Center for Global Energy Studies. He teaches various courses including Competitive Strategy, Corporate Strategy, and the Global Energy Industry. He is actively involved in executive education programs and has been academic director on programs for various firms including ExxonMobil, RasGas, CEMEX, Ericsson, Teleflex, Volvo Penta, Brunswick, DENSO and Cisco Systems. He has taught in programs developed for other firms including Alcatel, Alticor, Apache, Baker Hughes, BP, Pfizer, Caremark, Dow AgroScience, General Motors, Goodyear, Honeywell, Integra, LG Electronics, Mattel, McDonald’s, Pharmacia & Upjohn, Phelps Dodge, Raytheon, SABIC, Solar Turbines, Textron, TRW, Vitro, and Warner-Lambert.

He is a co-author of The Global Oil and Gas Industry: Management, Strategy, and Finance (Pennwell). He is the author of a book examining automotive supplier alliances titled The Management of International Joint Ventures: An Organizational Learning Approach (Routledge) and a book on global strategy called Global Strategy: Value Creation and Advantage in the International Arena (Oxford).

Articles by Andrew have been published in various academic and practitioner publications including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, California Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, Organizational Dynamics, Organization Science, Decision Sciences, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, and European Management Journal. He is actively involved in teaching case development and has written more than 40 cases. He is on the editorial boards of various journals including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Management Studies.

Andrew has a B. Comm. from St. Mary’s University and was a Chartered Accountant in Canada. He earned an MBA and Ph.D. from the Ivey School, University of Western Ontario. He has taught at the National University of Singapore, Ivey School, Temple University, and Nanyang Technological University.