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Charles Galunic

Professor of Organisational Behaviour

Biography

Charles Galunic is a Professor of Organisational Behaviour and the Aviva Chaired Professor of Leadership and Responsibility at INSEAD. He works within the fields of organisation behaviour and strategy. His research mostly concerns the micro-foundations of strategic advantage (e.g., networks and culture) within organizations, and the role of leaders in shaping the environment within organizations. He also explores leadership transitions, that is how managers develop their leadership skills and identity.

He has published in top academic and practitioner-oriented journals, including the Journal of Managerial and Decision Economics, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, and Research in Organizational Behaviour. He has served on the editorial board of Strategic Organization and the Strategic Management Journal, as well as a former associate editor of the Academy of Management Annals and departmental editor for the Journal of International Business Studies.

He has been a pioneer of several courses at INSEAD, including the core MBA course in Managing Organizations and the core EMBA course in Leading People and Organizations. He also served as the second Dean of the EMBA program, launching the program in the Chinese market (TIEMBA), which has become one of the highest FT-ranked Global EMBA’s in the world. He has won best case awards and was amongst the top 50 best-selling case authors in the 50 year history of the European Case Clearing House. He also teaches in a variety of INSEAD executive programs, both in Fontainebleau, Middle East, and Asia, and is a program director for one of INSEAD's flagship programs, the Transition to General Management. He has received multiple teaching awards at INSEAD, in the EMBA and EDP teaching and direction, including the INSEAD Excellence Award in Executive Education at INSEAD.

Professor Galunic holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour/Industrial Engineering Stanford University, California; a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from Oxford University (Canadian Rhodes Scholar); and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Queen's University, Canada. He was also a visiting Fellow of Cambridge University (Judge Business School).

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Why the World Needs Ambidextrous Leaders

Charles Galunic

What the launch of ChatGPT can teach executives about leading in disruptive times.

Career

How Much Control Do You Really Have Over Your Career?

Charles Galunic

Chance events may have a greater impact on career trajectories than we think.

Leadership & Organisations

Creative Concepts Have Networks, Too

Data from 12 years of high-end fashion reveal clues about the building blocks of successful styles.
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Leadership & Organisations

Sustaining Digitisation Hinges on Culture

Charles Galunic

Digital transformation can be your Trojan horse for cultural change.
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The Structures That Can Support Your Digital Journey

Digitisation efforts gain real legitimacy only when they move to the business core.
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Leadership & Organisations

Overcoming Resistance to Digital Change

Leaders need to see the ways in which digital change is different.
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