Developing and Leveraging Professionals

  • “Hiring Teams, Firms and Lawyers: Evidence of the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market,” with Michele DeStefano Beardslee, John C. Coates IV, and David B. Wilkins, Law and Social Inquiry, 36, 4 (2011)
  • “Does Individual Performance affect Entrepreneurial Mobility? Empirical Evidence from the Market for Financial Analysis”, with B.Groysberg and J.Prats, Journal of Financial Transformation 25 (March 2009): 95– 106
  • “Can They Take It With Them? The Portability of Star Knowledge Workers’ Performance” with B. Groysberg and L.E. Lee, Management Science, 54 (July 2008), 1213–1230
  • “The Risky Business of Hiring Stars,” with B. Groysberg and N. Nohria, Harvard Business Review 82, no. 5 (May 2004), R0405F

Managing Human Capital

  • “A Theory of Banking Structure,” with S. Das, Journal of Banking and Finance, v23(6), 1999, p. 863– 895
  • “Implementing Organizational Change,” Comportamento Organizacional E Gestão, v3n1, 1997; (also published in Readings in Organization Science: Organizational Change in a Changing Context, editors Miguel Pina E Cunha and Carlos Alves Marques, ISPA: Lisbon, October 1999, pp. 489– 522)
  • “Resources, Capabilities, and Competencies,” in B. Moingeon and A. Edmondson, eds., 1996, Organizational Learning and Competitive Advantage, Sage: London

Managing Across Organizational Boundaries

  • “Coalitions Among Potential Entrants,” with P. Mohanram, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Telecommunication Systems: Modeling and Analysis, 1998
  • “Unlock Your Imprisoned Assets: The Joint Venture Solution,” with P. J. Williamson, European Management Journal, July 1996
  • “When Do Joint Ventures Create Value?” with P. Mohanram, HBS no. 96–028, Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 1996
  • “Use Joint Ventures to Ease the Pain of Restructuring,” with P. J. Williamson, Harvard Business Review, 73, no. 6 (November–December 1995): 119–128


Managing Academic Institutions

  • “Rate, Don’t Rank, Academic Institutions,” –Hindu Business Line, March 31, 2017
  • “Higher Education Is Not Just About Funding,” Hindu Business Line, March 3, 2016
  • “Not By Bricks Alone,” Mint, April 27, 2015


  • “Keeping Venture Capitalists on the Straight and Narrow,” The Financial Times, August 15, 2001, 26
  • “Viewpoint: Reexamining Independence–The Virtue of Taking Equity,” Consulting Magazine, June 2000, 58– 60

Leading Professional Service Firms

  • “Of Entitlements and Privileges,” Hindu Business Line, April 20, 2016
  • “History Rhymes,” AmLaw Daily, Jan. 29, 2010
  • “Lawyers Should Be Recruited Like Doctors,” The American Lawyer, October 13, 2009
  • “Why Acquisitions of Professional Partnerships by Public Corporations Often Fail,” Consulting Magazine, October 2004