Ishtiaq P
MAHMOOD, Ishtiaq P PhD Programme Coordinator
Professor
Department:  Strategy & Policy Office:  BIZ1 6-35 Contact:  (65) 6516-6387 Email:  bizipm@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae

Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood is a Professor at the NUS Business School where he studies and works with multinational and indigenous companies on their emerging market strategies. He joined the NUS faculty in 1999, after obtaining an economics degree from Oberlin College (1992) and a Ph.D. from Harvard (1999), and an interim stint as a management consultant in Chicago. From 2012 to 2014, Pasha wa ...[More+]

Research Interests
  • Emerging Market Strategy
  • Business Groups
  • Frugal Innovation
Selected Publications
  • Journal Articles
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, ZHU H and Aks Z (2016), "Centralization of intragroup equity ties and performance of business group affiliates", Strategic Management Journal, 37, 9, 1827-2007
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Chung, Chi-Nien and Will Mitchell (2016), "Political Connections and Business Strategy: The Impact of Types and Destinations of Political Ties on Business Diversification in Closed and Open Political Economic Contexts", Global Strategy Journal, published on line DOI: 10.1002/gsj.1148
    • Natarajan S, Singh, Kulwant and Mahmood, Ishtiaq P (2016), "Firm restructuring during an economy-wide shock across institutional environments", Organization Science, forthcoming
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Chi-Nien, Chung and Will Mitchell (2013), "The evolving impact of combinatorial opportunities and exhaustion on innovation by business groups as market development increases: The case of Taiwan", Management Science, 59 (5)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, David Reeb and Mariko Sakakibara (2012), "Endogeneity in International Business Research", Journal of International Business Studies , 43 (3)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Zhu Hongjin and Edward Zajac (2011), "Where Can Capabilities Come From? Network Ties and Capability Acquisition in Business Groups", Strategic Management Journal, 32 (8)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Zheng Weiting (2009), "Whether and How: Effects of International Joint Ventures on Local Innovation", RESEARCH POLICY , 38 (9)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Chang-yang Lee (2009), "Inter-industry Differences in Profitability: Legacy of the Structure-Efficiency Debate Revisited", Industrial and Corporate Change, 18 (3)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Abhirup Chakrabarti and Kulwant Singh (2007), "Diversification and Performance: Evidence from East Asian Firms", Strategic Management Journal, 28 (2)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Sea-Jin Chang and Chi-Nien Chung (2006), "When & How Does Group Affiliation Promote Firm Innovation: A Tale of Two Emerging Economies", Organization Science , 17 (5)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Carlos Rufin (2005), "Government's Dilemma: The Institutional Framework for Imitation and Innovation", Academy of Management Review, 30 (2)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Will Mitchell and Soh Pek Hooi (2004), "Dynamic Inducements in R&D Investments: Market Signals and Network Locations", Academy of Management Journal, 47 (6)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Will Mitchell (2004), "Two Faces: Effects of Business Group Market Share on Innovation in Emerging Economies", Management Science, 50 (10), (An earlier version of the paper won the Haynes prize at the AIB in 2001)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Chang-yang Lee (2004), "Entry Barrier-Innovation Debate Revisited", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 54(4)
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Jasjit Singh (2003), "Technological Dynamism in Asia", RESEARCH POLICY , 32 (6)
  • Books/Monographs
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Sea-jin Chang and Chris Zintel (2013), "Samsung Electronics: Global Strategies", IMD Case
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P (2013), "Consumer Surplus", The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, edited by David J. Teece and Mie Augier (eds.), Macmillan
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Chung Chi-Nien (2011), "Business Groups in Taiwan", Oxford Handbook on Business Groups, edited by Asli Colpan, James Lincoln, and Takeshi Hikino, Oxford University Press
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P (2009), "The Financial Crisis: Impact and Implications for Singapore Business", edited by Leong Siew Meng and Ishtiaq P. Mahmood, Singapore: NUS Business School
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Chung Chi-Nien (2006), "Strategy, Structure and Performance Over Time: Taiwanese Business Groups in Institutional Transition", Business Groups in East Asia: Financial Crisis, Restructuring, & New Growth, edited by Sea-Jin Chang, Oxford University Press
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P and Kulwant Singh (2001), "IPC", published in Business Strategy in Asia: a Casebook, by Kulwant Singh, Nitin Pangarkar, and Lim Gaik Eng, Thomson Learning
  • Others
    • Mahmood, Ishtiaq P, Dieleman, Marleen and Darmawan P (2015), "Innovating in Emerging Markets: 7-Eleven Indonesia", Innovating in Emerging Markets: 7-Eleven Indonesia
Awards & Honors
  • Aspen Institute Faculty Pioneer Award (Rising Star) - 2014
  • Temple/AIB Best Paper Award, Academy of International Business, Milan - 2008
  • University Young Researcher Award (NUS) - 2007
  • Outstanding Researcher Award Recognition List (NUS) - 2006
  • Nominee for University Young Researcher Award (NUS) - 2006
  • IM Division Best Paper Award (Finalist), Academy of Management - 2005
  • Haynes Prize (Runner Up), Academy of International Business, Stockholm - 2004
  • Department Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS) - 2004
  • Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS) - 2004
  • Haynes Prize (Winner), Academy of International Business, Sydney - 2001
Education Qualifications
  • Ph.D. (1999), Political Economy and Government, Harvard University, USA, 1999
  • B.A. (1992), High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Oberlin College, USA, 1992
Academic Experience
  • Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and Policy, School of Business, National University of Singapore, 2006 - current
  • Adjunct Professor of Strategy & Innovation, IMD, 2013 - 2015
  • Professor of Strategy & Innovation, IMD, Lausanne , 2012 - 2013
  • Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Japan, 2007
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Strategy and Policy, School of Business, National University of Singapore, 1999 - 2006
  • Instructor, Harvard Institute for International Development, 1998
Corporate Experience
  • Management Consultant, Levitan and Associates, Boston, 1995 - 1997
  • Analyst, The MAC Group/Gemini Consulting, Chicago, 1992 - 1993
Courses
  • Executive Education: Partnership Programs (East Asia, Emerging Markets, US/Europe)
  • Executive Education: NUS-Toyota Trading Corporation GALP Program
  • Executive Education: NUS-ISB General Management Program
  • Executive Education: NUS-Panasonic EDS Program
  • Executive Education: NUS-Panasonic PEDP Program
  • Executive Education: Business Strategies for Asia
  • BZD6781, Seminar in Strategic Management
  • BMA5112, Asian Business Environment
  • BSP3001, Business Policy & Strategy

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