TOVSTIGA George, phd


Speciality : Strategy
Expertise : Corporate and Competitive Strategy, Strategic Management, Strategic Innovation, Mergers & Acquisitions

EDHEC Business School
16-18 Rue du 4 Septembre
75002 Paris - France

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George Tovstiga, Ph.D, is Professor of Strategy at EDHEC Business School. He holds a doctorate in Engineering Sciences (Dr. sc. techn. ETH) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich, Switzerland). George’s professional background spans international managerial industry practice (Bayer (Germany), ABB (Switzerland), Xerox (Canada)), academia (Henley Business School, UK) and board-level management consulting (Arthur D. Little, ABB in Switzerland). His teaching and research are in the areas of strategic management, strategic innovation and competitive strategy practice. He has published widely in these areas; his most recent book (Strategy in Practice, 3rd Edition) was published by John Wiley & Sons in 2015. Aside from his academic activities George consults multinational corporations in the areas of strategy and innovation. His particular focus is in the area of Executive Management Education. 

Main academic publications

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development (2020), Knowledge Management Research & Practice (2020), Journal of Strategy and Management (2020)

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EDHEC Publications

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique knowledge dilemma. What do we know? What don’t we know? What do we not even know we don’t know? While we are...
The recent financial crisis has thrown many of the mergers and acquisitions of recent years into sharp focus. Too many have failed to generate real...
This 3rd edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect the current thinking in strategy in view of the current economic and business...
Journal of Strategy and Management, Vol. 8 pp. 191 - 202, 2015