Vijay Sathe

PhD, MBA, MS, C.S. & D.J. Davidson Chair and Professor of Management

Professor Sathe was previously on the faculty at the Harvard Business School for ten years and taught occasionally at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, prior to joining the Drucker School faculty.

Professor Sathe is an expert in the areas of leadership and cultural change, building winning executive teams, and revitalization of the organization and self. He has published numerous articles and several books including: Culture and Related Corporate Realities (Irwin) and with Phyllis Schlesinger, Leonard Schlesinger, and John Kotter, Organization (Irwin), Corporate Entrepreneurship: Top Managers and New Business Creation, and Manage Your Career: 10 Keys to Survival and Success When Interviewing and On the Job. His latest book is Strategy & Competitiveness in Latin American Markets: The Sustainability Frontier (co-edited with Urs Jager, Edward Elgar).

Professor Sathe has advised and coached top executives and others in a variety of enterprises, including: entrepreneurial startups, domestic and multinational corporations, professional service, nonprofit and volunteer organizations, and government agencies. He has taught a number of M.B.A., executive education, and corporate programs around the world and has received the “Professor of the Year” award from the Drucker M.B.A. graduating class seven times in recognition of his outstanding teaching.

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