Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management & Director of the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business.
Professor Finkelstein has published 20 books & 80 articles, several bestsellers, including Why Smart Executives Fail. The Wall Street Journal called it “a marvel – a jargon-free business book based on serious research that offers genuine insights with clarity & sometimes even wit.” His latest book is SUPERBOSSES: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent. The result of a ten-year research project, Superbosses profiles leaders as diverse as Julian Robertson, Alice Waters, & Lorne Michaels who all have one thing in common – they helped spawn some of the best talent in their industries. The book describes what they did & how they did it, offering teachable lessons for leaders of any organization.
Professor Finkelstein is a Fellow of the Academy of Management & listed on the “Thinkers 50”, a columnist for the BBC, a consultant & speaker.