Jaideep (Jay)  Anand

Jaideep (Jay) Anand

William H. Davis Chair and Dean's Distinguished Professor of Strategy

Management & Human Resources


Jaideep (Jay) Anand is the William H. Davis Chair and Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Strategy at the Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. He is also the Academic Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Fisher, he was faculty at the University of Michigan (Ross). He earned a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, and master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  His interests include corporate growth, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures & strategic alliances, global strategy and strategy implementation.


He regularly consults and conducts executive education programs with companies all over the world. He has worked in more than a dozen countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. He has appeared on ABC, NBC and CBS TV News, National Public Radio and Summit Business TV and has been referenced in BBC radio, CEO magazine, The Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, Knowledge@Wharton, New York Times, The Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other popular media in several countries. He has received several awards for his teaching and contribution to management knowledge, including Best Research Paper Award in Innovation Management (2015), Outstanding Editorial Board Member from the Strategic Management Journal (2010), the Best Reviewer Award from JIBS (2009), the Pacesetter Research Award (top research award at Fisher College) (2008), Executive education teaching awards (2014 & 2009), MBA Teaching awards (2016, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2003 and 1997), Best PhD Teacher award nomination (2004 and 2001), Booz, Allen and Hamilton Fellowship (2002), Best Research Paper Award in International Management (2001), the Outstanding Reviewer award from the Academy of Management (2000), F.W.P. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty (1996-98), and several other international awards for research and professional excellence, and has been selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in America since 2006.


He is the elected chair of the Academy of Management (the largest academic association in the field of management), IM division, Associate Editor of the Global Strategy Journal and is or has been a member of the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Management Studies. His research has been published in business press (including the Financial Times, California Management Review and the Columbia Journal of World Business), academic journals (including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Organization Science), and has been widely presented at research conferences around the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategies for Firm Growth
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances
  • Global Strategy
  • Strategy Implementation


  • PhD, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 
  • B.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology


  • BUSMHR 7420 - Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Development

    Analyzes mechanisms underlying the creation and destruction of value in M&A by studying issues such as: drivers of M&A, value creation strategies, valuation and integration. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA, MHRM, MAcc program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 808.

  • BUSMHR 7800 - Advanced Topics in Management and Human Resources for EMBA

    Advanced Topics in Management and HR for students in the Executive MBA Program. Prereq: Enrollment in EMBA program. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 7 completions.

  • MBA 6290 - Strategy Formulation & Implementation-EMBA

    Focuses on the determination of the strategic direction of the firm and the management of the strategic process. Prereq: Enrollment in Executive MBA program or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 980.