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Howard Thomas, LKCSB Distinguished Term Professor of Strategic Mgmt, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Howard Thomas

LKCSB Distinguished Term Professor of Strategic Mgmt

Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Author of 30 books and more than 200 articles on topics in strategic management including Strategy: Analysis and Practice (McGraw-Hill), Howard is a highly-cited scholar in his field in the ISI Web Science listing and serves on the editorial board of several journals including Long Range Planning.

He was previously Dean of Warwick Business School and Professor of Strategic Management, University of Warwick from 2000-2010, and Dean of the College of Commerce and Business Administration and James F. Towey Distinguished Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Illinois-Champaign, USA from 1991-2000. Prior to this, he held posts as Foundation Professor of Management at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, as Director of the Doctoral Programme at London Business School, and visiting and permanent posts at institutions such as the European Institute of Advance Studies of Management in Brussels, the University of Southern California, the University of British Columbia, the Sloan School of Management, MIT, and Kellogg School, Northwestern University.

He was past President of the US Strategic Management Society, past Chair of the Board of the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Society, and a Fellow of both the Academy of Management in the US and the British Academy of Management in the UK; Fellow of the Strategic Management Society US (and current Dean of Fellows) and Honorary Life Member and former Vice-President of European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

He also serves as a board member of Global Foundation for Management Education GFME (Chair), and State Farm Bank, State Farm Insurance US. He is a companion of ABS and Chair of the Association of Business Schools (ABS), UK from 2008-2010, and Immediate Past Chair of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International from 2008-2010. He was awarded an Honorary Degree (Fellowship) by Swansea University, Wales, UK in 2008.

Areas of Interest

- Leadership
- Strategy
- Business School Management