Andrew Inkpen, Ph.D.
Joint ventures and strategic alliances, Global strategy, International knowledge management, Energy, oil and gas industry, Automotive industry, Telecommunications industry
Corporate Strategy, Global Energy Industry, Selected Topic: Energy Sector, Strategic Management
Andrew C. Inkpen, Ph.D., is professor of management and the J. Kenneth and Jeanette Seward Chair in Global Strategy at Thunderbird. His research focuses on the management of multinational firms, the management of knowledge and organizational learning, and strategic alliances and international joint ventures. He has worked closely with various industries, including the oil and gas, telecom, and automobile industries.
He is co-director of the the Thunderbird Center for Global Energy Studies. Dr. Inkpen is actively involved in executive education programs. He has been academic director on programs for various firms, including ExxonMobil, CEMEX, Ericsson, Teleflex, Volvo Penta, DENSO and Cisco Systems. He has taught in programs developed for other firms, imcluding Dow AgroScience, Alcatel, Phelps Dodge, General Motors, TRW Automotive, Goodyear, Raytheon, Honeywell, Textron, and Mattel.
Dr. Inkpen's research has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, California Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Science. He is on the editorial boards of nine journals, including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Management Studies. He is also the author of more than 40 teaching cases.
Dr. Inkpen is the author of "The Global Oil and Gas Industry: Management, Strategy and Finance" (With M. Moffett), "The Management of International Joint Ventures: An Organizational Learning Approach (Routledge)," and "Global Strategy: Value Creation and Advantage in the International Arena (with K. Ramaswamy)."
Dr. Inkpen has a B. Comm from St.Mary's University and was a Chartered Accountant in Canada. He earned an MBA and PhD from the Ivey School, University of Western Ontario. He has taught at the National University of Singapore, Ivey School, Temple University, Nanyang Technological University.