Jeffrey R. Williams

Professor of Business Strategy

PHONE

412-268-3589

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 381B

AREA OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

University of Michigan - Ph D - 1977
- MBA - 1972
University of Michigan - BS - 1968

PUBLICATIONS

  • Competitive Innovation in the U.S. Airline Industry
    Contemporary Perspectives on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Michael Weiss) Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg 2, 2012

  • Managing Your Firm’s Cash Flow Recovery Strategy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Aditya Rajkumar) International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences 3(1), 2011

  • How Platform Innovators Win

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Gezinus Hidding , John Sviokla) Journal of Business Strategy 32(2), 2010; 29-37

  • The IT Platform Principle: The First Shall Not Be First

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Gezinus Hidding, John Sviokla) Wall Street Journal Business Insight (in collaboration with the Sloan Management Review), 2010

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Tepper School of Business - George Leland Bach Teaching Award (2012)
  • Carnegie Mellon University GSIA - George Leland Bach Teaching Award (1993)
  • Pacific Telesis Foundation - Best Paper in Management (1992)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation - Steel Competitiveness Grant (1991)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Basecamp "The Integrated View", Student Event - Presentation, (2012 - 2012)
  • TEPPER MBA CAREER SERVICES ADVISORY, (2009 - 2010)
  • TEPPER FAC RESEARCH AWARD: R. WEIL, (2008 - 2009)
  • TEPPER MBA PLACEMENT ADVISORY, (2007 - 2008)
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CONSULTING

  • MSA (January 2003 - 2005)
  • McKinsey (January 2000 - June 2001)
  • Lockheed Martin (January 1997 - 1999)
  • Abbott Laboratories (January 1998 - January 1999)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Business Innovation and Research
  • California Management Review
  • Journal of Economics and Management Strategy
  • Journal of Strategic Management Education
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Corporate Strategy (45770)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A, B, C
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A, B, C, F
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A, B, C
  • Studies in Strategy (45970)
    2014 Mini 3 Section: A, E
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A, B
  • Corporate Strategy and Renewable Advantage (45974)
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A, E
  • Studies in Strategy (45955)
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    2011 Mini 3 Section: A, B
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Jeffrey Williams