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 Strategies. 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 research and contribution to management knowledge. He has also received numerous awards for teaching in executive, MBA and PhD programs.


He served as the elected chair of the Academy of Management (the largest academic association in the field of management), IM division. Currently he serves as the Senior Editor of Organization Science, Consulting Editor of the Journal of International Business Studies and Associate Editor of the Global Strategy Journal and is a member of the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. 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 and seminars 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.
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.