Prof. David Teece Makes A-List of Management Academics

Professor David Teece has been named to the “A-List of Management Academics 2011,” an honorary group of 30 accomplished and distinguished U.S. business professors. Teece is considered a foremost authority on management, strategy, and innovation research.

“The A-List of Management Academics is comprised of the academic thought leaders of our time. It is our way of recognizing educator excellence based on their professional accomplishments, renown in their field, and most of all, their dedication to sharing their rich expertise with others,” says Dan Hoeyer, founder of Business Educators, a private organization that creates the list. 

A-List selection is based on outstanding achievement and overall public interest in the academics' work, which is determined by search volume on Google. Each honoree also must demonstrate active participation in his or her field of specialty by publishing books or relevant articles within the last three years. It also includes Nobel Laureate Robert Merton of MIT Sloan, Michael Porter from Harvard, Jeff Pfeffer from Stanford.

Teece, the author of 21 books, was cited as one of the top ten most-cited authors from 1995 to 2005 by Science Watch. Teece co-authored the paper, “Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management” (Strategic Management Journal, 1997, which received the distinction of most-cited paper worldwide during that ten-year period. His 2009 book Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management: Organizing for Innovation and Growth(Oxford University Press) was named one of the Best Books of 2009 by the management magazine strategy+business. 

Teece joined the UC Berkeley business school in 1983 and is currently the Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business and director of the Center for Global Strategy and Governance.

See the A-List of Management Academics 2011