professor, management, Dartmouth College
Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he teaches courses on Leadership and Strategy. He teaches executive education at the Tuck School (where he serves as the Faculty Director of the flagship Tuck Executive Program), and also has experience working with executives at Northwestern, Wharton, Duke, Bocconi, London Business School, Australian Graduate School of Management, Melbourne Business School, Hanoi School of Business, the Chalmers School (Sweden) and the Helsinki School of Economics. He holds degrees from Concordia University and the London School of Economics, as well as a PhD from Columbia University in strategic management. Professor Finkelstein has conducted extensive research on strategic leadership and corporate governance, and published numerous articles in the major journals in his field. He is an expert on mergers and acquisitions, executive decision-making, executive compensation, and boards of directors. His book, *Strategic Leadership: Top Executives and Their Effects on Organizations*, was a finalist for the Academy of Management’s Terry Book Award in 1998. His article on power dynamics within top management teams was ranked as the number one publication by academicians in strategic leadership in the first half of the 1990s.