George Tovstiga


Main contributions

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

Discipline: Strategy
Faculty: Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Operations
Expertise: Corporate and Competitive Strategy, Strategic Management, Strategic Innovation, Mergers & Acquisitions


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. 

Publications of George Tovstiga

31.12.2023 - Book publication

Strategy Praxis

George Tovstiga

Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, December 2023

20.11.2020 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Internationalisation of developing economy small and medium-sized enterprises: social capital and learning in Palestinian pharmaceutical firms

Khoury Grace, Mira T. El-Far, Elena Noor Khoury, George Tovstiga

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, November 2020

04.11.2020 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Internationalisation of Developing Economy SMEs: Social Capital and Learning in Palestinian Pharmaceutical Firms

George Tovstiga, Khoury Elena Noor, El-Far Mira, Khoury Grace

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Volume tbc, November 2020, Pages 1 - 10

03.08.2020 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

COVID-19: A knowledge and learning perspective

George Tovstiga, Nicole Tovstiga

Knowledge Management Research & Practice, Volume Special Issue, August 2020, Pages 1 - 7

23.07.2019 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Micro-level sectoral analysis of developing economies

George Tovstiga, Khoury Grace, Mutaseb Hind

International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management,, Volume ahead-0f-print, July 2019, Pages ahead-of-print - ahead-of-print

Derniers articles EDHEC Vox


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