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Sarah Kaplan

Sarah Kaplan

    Sarah Kaplan

    Professor of Strategic Management

    Degrees: PhD in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management
    MA in International Relations and International Economics, Johns Hopkins SAIS
    BA in Political Science, UCLA
    Email: Send an email to Sarah Kaplan
    Phone: 416-978-7403

    Bio

    Sarah Kaplan is Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman. She is a co-author of the bestselling business book, Creative Destruction.  Her research explores how organizations participate in and respond to the emergence of new fields and technologies, with a particular focus on the role of interpretive practices. Her studies examine biotechnology, communications, financial services, nanotechnology and most recently, the field emerging at the nexus of gender and finance. She is Senior Editor at Organization Science, Guest Editor of a special issue on new research methods at Strategic Management Journal, and formerly Associate Editor for The Academy of Management Annals.

    Academic Positions

    2015-present  Professor of Strategic Management; University of Toronto, Rotman School
    2009-2015  Associate Professor of Strategic Management; University of Toronto, Rotman School
    2009-present  Fellow; Desautels Center For Integrative Thinking
    2013-2014  Visiting Scholar; MIT Sloan School
    2009-present  Senior Fellow; Wharton School, Mack Center for Technological Innovation
    2004-2009  Assistant Professor of Management; University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

    Non-Academic Positions

    1990-1999  Management Consultant; McKinsey & Company
    1986-1988  Management Consultant; Theodore Barry & Associates

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Strategy formulation, cognitive framing, organizational architecture (relationship between cognition, incentives and capabilities), innovation, technical change  

    Other Info

    Personal Web Site
    Senior Editor at Organization Science, Co-Editor of Special Issue on New Research Methods for the Strategic Management Journal, Previously Associate Editor at the Annals of the Academy of Management   

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