Sydney Finkelstein is the author of Why Smart Executives Fail, and professor of strategy and leadership at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. Finkelstein holds a Masters degree from the London School of Economics, and a PhD from Columbia University. He has worked with major global companies including Boeing, Deutsche Bank, and GE.
Charles Harvey is professor of business history and management, and dean of Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, Scotland. Harvey holds a BSc and PhD from the University of Bristol. He has worked with companies such as JP Morgan, Bombardier Transportation, and J Sainsbury.
Thomas Lawton is associate professor of strategic management at Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London. Lawton holds degrees from University College Cork and the London School of Economics and a PhD from the European University Institute, Florence. He has worked with IATA, IBM, and JP Morgan, among others.