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Gonçalo PACHECO DE ALMEIDA
Strategy and Business Policy
Member of CNRS-GREGHEC Research Group
Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida earned his Ph.D. in Management from INSEAD and holds an M.B.A. in Strategy and Finance and a B.A. in Economics.
He is interested in problems of competitive strategy dynamics including time-based competition, the timing of new technology development, and strategic investment under uncertainty. His research articles have been published in leading strategy and economics journals such as the RAND Journal of Economics , Management Science , Strategic Management Journal , and the Academy of Management Journa l. He teaches Advanced Strategy Analysis, Strategy in Dynamic Environments, Business Strategy, and Negotiation to MBA, Executive MBA, and undergraduate students. Before joining HEC Paris, Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida was an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Stern School of Business, New York University, a guest lecturer at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques and an instructor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal.
His research has received an honorable mention as a finalist for the 2010 annual Strategic Management Society Best Conference paper Prize, a Distinguished Paper Award and four Best Paper Nominations by the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. He was also a recipient of the Science and Technology Foundation Fellowship and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Fellowship.
"The Right Speed and Its Value", Strategic Management Journal, February 2015, vol. 36, n° 2, pp. 159-176 (in coll. with A. HAWK, B. YEUNG).
"Fast-Mover Advantages: Speed Capabilities and Entry into the Emerging Submarket of Atlantic Basin LNG", Strategic Management Journal, December 2013, vol. 34, n° 13, pp. 1531-1550 (in coll. with A. Hawk, B. Yeung).
"Some Like It Free: Innovators Strategic Use of Disclosure to Slow Down Competition", Strategic Management Journal, July 2012, vol. 33, n° 7, pp. 773-793 (in coll. with P. Zemsky).
"Erosion, Time Compression, and Self-Displacement of Leaders in Hypercompetitive Environments", Strategic Management Journal, December 2010, vol. 31, n° 13, pp. 1498-1526.
"Resolving the Commitment vs. Flexibility Trade-Off: The Role of Resource Accumulation Lags", Academy of Management Journal, June 2008, vol. 51, n° 3, pp. 517-536 (in coll. with J. Henderson, K. Cool).
"The Timing of Resource Development and Sustainable Competitive Advantage", Management Science, 2007, vol. 53, n° 4, pp. 651-666 (in coll. with P. Zemsky).
"The Effect of Time-to-Build on Strategic Investment Under Uncertainty", RAND Journal of Economics, 2003, vol. 34, n° 1, pp. 167-183 (in coll. with P. Zemsky).
Chapters in Edited Books
"Resolving the Commitment versus Flexibility Trade-off: The Role of Resource Accumulation Lags", in Competitive Strategy, C. Maritan, M. Peteraf (Eds), Edward Elgar Publishers, Londres, 2011 (in coll. with J. Henderson, K. Cool).
"Re-Biased Search", Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC, 2016 (in coll. with T. OBLOJ, A. KORNIYCHUK, E. UHLMANN).
"The Front-End of Competitive Advantage: the Right Speed and Its Value (previous title: Speed and Tobin's q)", Mimeo, 2013 (in coll. with B. Yeung, A. Hawk).
"Assortative Resource Matching, Interorganizational Competitive Advantage, and Time-Based Cooperation", Mimeo, 2011 (in coll. with L. Cabral).
"How Much Does It Cost to Catch Up?", Mimeo, 2011 (in coll. with A. Hawk).
"Towards Firm-Specific Estimates in Strategy Research", Mimeo, 2011 (in coll. with W. Chung, A. Hawk, J. Alcacer).
Employment Date: 2011
Main courses taught at HEC
Strategy in Dynamic Environments
Readings in Strategy II
Strategic Analysis of Negotiation Games
2003 Ph.D. in Management, INSEAD, France.
1999 M.Sc. in Management, INSEAD, France.
1996 MBA in Strategy/Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal.
1995 B.A. in Economics, with Honors, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal.
Academic responsibilities at HEC
Academic Director of the M.B.A. strategy specialization.
2011- Associate Professor.
2011- Member, GREGHEC (CNRS).
External academic responsibilities
2003-2010 Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University.
2002-2002 Participant, IMPACT Presentation Skills Workshop, INSEAD.
2000-2002 Guest Speaker, Business Department, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris .
Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation
Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, Sloan Industry Studies Association, Social Science Research Network.
Reviewer, Management Science, RAND Journal of Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Research Policy, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategy Research Forum, Academy of Management Meetings, Strategic Management Society Meetings, Strategy Science.
2010-2013 Editorial Board Member: Strategic Management Journal.
2009-2011 BPS Academy of Management Research Committee.
Competitive Strategy Interest Group Teaching Workshop - Strategic Management Conference 34th Annual International Conference.
11th Annual Strategy Research Forum Co-Organizer, Annapolis, MD.
Symposium Chair and Organizer, Academy of Management Meetings.
Strategy Seminar Series Organizer. Stern School of Business, New York University.Activities Series sponsored by the Management and Organizations and Economics departments.
Awards & Honors
2015 2015 "Article professeur" Award of the HEC Foundation for his paper "The Right Speed and its Value" published in the Strategic Management Journal.
2014 IBM Faculty Award for the creation of the IBM HEC European Institute of Business Analytics.
2013 BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Award.
2012 The HEC MBA Class of 2012 Best Professor Award for the Elective Phase.
2012 Syntec Management Consulting Best article award in the category "Finance & stratégie/Politique de l'entreprise/Gouvernance d'entreprise.
2010 Strategic Management Society 2010 Honorable Mention for the Best Paper Prize.
2008 Distinguished Paper Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Meetings.
2008 Distinguished Paper Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, 2008 Academy of Management, Some Like It Free: Innovators Strategic Use of Disclosure to Slow Down Competition.
Competitive strategy and strategy dynamics
Time compression, time-based competition
The timing of new technology development