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Gonçalo PACHECO DE ALMEIDA
Strategy and Business Policy
Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Business Policy and the Academic Director of the MBA Strategy Specialization at HEC Paris. He is also a member of CNRS-GREGHEC, the French National Research Center and HEC Paris research lab. Gonçalo received his PhD in Management from INSEAD and holds a MBA degree in Strategy and Finance and a BA degree in Economics from the Nova School of Business and Economics. Prior to HEC Paris, he was an Assistant Professor of Management at the Stern School of Business at New York University (2002-2011), a guest lecturer at Sciences Po (Paris), an instructor at the Nova School of Business and Economics and a strategy and risk management consultant.
Gonçalo is interested in the areas of strategy dynamics, competition, innovation, negotiation and sustainability, and his work has focused on the energy, high tech, and education sectors. His research articles have been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, RAND Journal of Economics and the Academy of Management Journal. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal. His research received the 2015 HEC Foundation Best Paper Award, the 2012 Syntec French Management Consulting Best Article Award in Finance and Strategy, an Honorable Mention at the 2010 Strategic Management Society, a Distinguished Paper Award and four Best Paper Nominations at the Academy of Management. He was also granted several research fellowships.
At HEC Paris, Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida teaches Advanced Strategy Analysis, Strategy Dynamics, Business Strategy, Industry and Competitor Analysis, and Negotiation in the PhD, MBA, Executive Education, and Grand Ecole programs. He has received the 2013 BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Best Professor at HEC Paris Award and the HEC MBA Classes of 2014, 2013, and 2012 Best Professor Awards for the elective phase. In 2016, Gonçalo was nominated for the second time for the BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Best Professor at HEC Paris Award.
"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
Mastering Strategic Negotiations: Accelerated Program
Strategic Analysis of Negotiation Games
Strategy in Dynamic Environments
Strategy: Industry and Competition
2003 Ph.D. in Management, INSEAD, France.
1999 M.Sc. in Management, INSEAD, France.
1996 M.B.A., Strategy and Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal.
1995 Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal.
Academic responsibilities at HEC
2011- Associate Professor, Strategy and Business Policy.
2011- Academic Director of the MBA Strategy Specialization and Elective Phases.
2011- Member of CNRS-GREGHEC.
External academic responsibilities
2002-2011 Assistant Professor of Strategy and Business Policy, New York University.
2000-2000 Guest Lecturer, Business Department, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris .
1995-1997 Instructor, Business and Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics.
Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation
Academy of Management, INFORMS, Strategic Management Society, Sloan Industry Studies Association, Social Science Research Network.
Reviewer: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Organization Science, RAND Journal of Economics, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal, Strategy Science, Strategy Research Forum, Academy of Management Meetings, Strategic Management Society Meetings.
2014-2015 Strategic Management Society, Competitive Strategy Representative-at-Large.
août 2010- Strategic Management Journal Editorial Board Member.
2009-2011 BPS Academy of Management Research Committee.
Teaching Workshop co-organizer, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference (CSIG).
11th Annual Strategy Research Forum Co-Organizer, Annapolis, MD.
Symposium Chair and Organizer, Academy of Management Meetings.
Cross-Disciplinary Strategy Seminar Series organizer, Stern School of Business, New York University (co-sponsored by the Management and Organizations and Economics departments).
Awards & Honors
2016 BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Best Professor at HEC Paris Teaching Nomination.
2016 Syntec French Consulting Association Best Article Nomination in Strategy and Finance.
2016 HEC Paris Foundation Research Grant.
2015 HEC Paris Foundation Best Research Article Award.
2014 IBM Faculty Award.
2013 HEC Paris MBA Class of 2014 Best Professor Award.
2013 BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Best Professor at HEC Paris Teaching Award.
2012 HEC Paris MBA Class of 2013 Best Professor Award.
2012 HEC Paris Foundation Research Grant.
2012 Syntec French Consulting Association Best Article Award in Strategy and Finance.
2011 HEC Paris MBA Class of 2012 Best Professor Award.
2010 Strategic Management Society Honorable Mention for the Best Paper Prize.
2009 BPS Academy of Management two Best Paper Nominations.
2008 BPS Academy of Management Distinguished Paper Award.
2008 BPS Academy of Management Best Paper Nomination.
2003 BPS Academy of Management Best Paper Nomination.
2002 New York University Stern Teaching and Research Supplement.
2001 INSEAD PhD Fellowship.
1997 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
1997 Portuguese Ministry of Science and Technology.
1995 Nova School of Business and Economics MBA Grant.
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