About Andrew Inkpen

Andrew Inkpen is the Seward Chair in Global Strategy at Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University. He has a B. Commerce. degree from St. Mary’s University and MBA and Ph.D. degrees from Ivey Business School.  Prior to entering academe, Dr. Inkpen worked in public accounting and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Canada.  He has taught at Temple University, Ivey Business School, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, and has been a visiting professor at European Business School.

He has published in various journals including Academy of Management ReviewCalifornia Management ReviewStrategic Management JournalJournal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management StudiesLong Range PlanningOrganizational DynamicsOrganization ScienceDecision Sciences, and Organization Studies. He has written more than 50 teaching cases and is director of the Thunderbird Case Series. He is on the editorial boards of several journals including Organization Studies, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of International Management, and Management and Organization Review.  He is a co-author of The Global Oil and Gas Industry: Management, Strategy, and Finance (Pennwell) and Global Strategy: Value Creation and Advantage in the International Arena (Oxford). He has won awards for his research, teaching, and case writing.

He has been involved in many Executive Education programs for companies such as Exxon Mobil, Ericsson, Pfizer, CEMEX, Kuwait Petroleum, Alcatel, Brasil Telecom, Airbus, General Motors, LG Electronics, Teleflex, Goodyear, DENSO, Cisco Systems, Solar Turbines, McDonald’s, TRW,  Volvo Penta, Textron, Vitro, Rockwell, KLA-Tencor, SK, Caremark, Baker Hughes, Smith International, TNK-BP, and RasGas.