Amar Bhidé

Thomas Schmidheiny Professor of International Business


Education
  • DBA, Harvard University
  • MBA, Harvard University
  • B.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology

Biography

Amar Bhidé is the Thomas Schmidheiny Professor of International Business, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, editor of Capitalism and Society, and a founding member of the Center on Capitalism and Society. He is the author of A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy (Oxford, 2010), The Venturesome Economy: How Innovation Sustains Prosperity in a More Connected World, (Princeton, 2008), The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses (Oxford, 2000) and Of Politics and Economics Reality (Basic Books, 1984). In addition, he has written numerous articles in the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, and Forbes. Bhidé was previously the Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia University and served on the faculties of Harvard Business School and the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business. A former Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and Proprietary Trader at E.F. Hutton, Bhidé served on the staff of the Brady Commission, which investigated the stock market crash. Bhidé earned a DBA and MBA from Harvard School of Business with High Distinction and a B. Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology.


Professional Activities
  • Founding member of the Center on Capitalism and Society and spearheaded the launch of its eponymous journal, Capitalism and Society
  • Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Member of the Brady Commission that investigated the stock market crash
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
  • Former proprietary trader at E.F. Hutton
  • Former senior engagement manager at McKinsey & Company
  • Formerly served on the faculties of Harvard Business School (1988 to 2000) and the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business
  • Former Lawrence Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia University

Research Interests
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy
  • Financial markets
  • Firm governance
BOOKS
• A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy: Oxford University Press (September 2010)
• Stevenson, H.H., Grousbeck, H.I., Roberts, M.J., and Bhide, A.V., New Business Ventures and The Entrepreneur, 5th ed. Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 1999.
• Sahlman, W.A., Stevenson, H.H., Roberts, M. J., and Bhide, A.V., The Entrepreneurial Venture, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1999.
• Of Politics and Economic Reality. Basic Books, New York: September 1984.
• The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses. Oxford University Press: January 2000. (Spanish translation2001, paperback 2003, Chinese translation 2005)
• The Venturesome Economy: How Innovation Sustains Prosperity in a More Connected World Princeton University Press (2008)

Courses

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Email Address
Amar.Bhide@tufts.edu

Office Phone
617.627.5829