Kathryn R. Harrigan

Henry R. Kravis Professor of Business Leadership

Management

BA, Macalester, 1972; MBA, University of Texas, Austin, 1976; DBA, Harvard, 1979

Joined CBS in 1981

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Kathryn Harrigan

Office
701 Uris

Phone
212-854-3494

E-mail
krh1@columbia.edu

Fax
212-854-3778

Teaching and research interest

Professor Harrigan, who teaches courses in strategic management and international business strategy, is a specialist in corporate strategy, industry and competitor analysis, diversification strategy, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds, industry restructurings and competitive problems of mature- and declining-demand businesses. She serves on the boards of three publicly traded firms and is the author of several prize-winning books on strategy.

Chapters

Overcoming Exit Barriers In Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management (2011)
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Joint Ventures: A Mechanism for Strategic Change In The Management of Strategic Change (1987)
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Journal articles

A Guide to Choosing Genuine Opportunities for Turnarounds In Strategy & Leadership (2009)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Robert Shaughnessy

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The Changing Face of Private Equity: How Modern Private Equity Firms Manage Investment Portfolios In The Journal of Private Equity (2009)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Daniel Klier, Martin Welge

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Using Hybrid Research Methodologies for Testing Contingency Theories of Strategy In Research Methodology in Strategy and Management (2009)
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Knowledge Workers The Last Bastion of Competitive Advantage In Planning Review (1991)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Gaurav Dalmia

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Joint Ventures and Competitive Strategy In Strategic Management Journal (1988)
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Strategic Alliances and Partner Asymmetries In Management International Review (1988)
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Matching Vertical Integration Strategies to Competitive Conditions In Strategic Management Journal (1986)
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Strategies for intrafirm transfers and outside sourcing In Academy of Management Journal (1985)
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Exit Barriers and Vertical Integration In Academy of Management Journal (1985)
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Vertical Integration and Corporate Strategy In Academy of Management Journal (1985)
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An Application of Clustering for Strategic Group Analysis In Strategic Management Journal (1985)
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Formulating Vertical Integration Strategies In Academy of Management Review (1984)
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Innovation Within Overseas Subsidiaries In Journal of Business Strategy (1984)
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End-Game Strategies for Declining Industries In Harvard Business Review (1983)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Michael Porter

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Research Methodologies for Contingency Approaches to Business Strategy In Academy of Management Review (1983)
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Exit Decisions in Mature Industries In Academy of Management Journal (1982)
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Barriers to Entry and Competitive Strategies In Strategic Management Journal (1981)
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Numbers and Positions of Women Elected to Corporate Boards In Academy of Management Journal (1981)
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Deterrents to Divestiture In Academy of Management Journal (1981)
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Strategy Formulation in Declining Industries In Academy of Management Review (1980)
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The Effect of Exit Barriers Upon Strategic Flexibility In Strategic Management Journal (1980)
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CaseWorks

The Synergy Limitation Paradox: Fall 2012
Author(s): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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Motorola's Spin-Off of Its Cell Phone Business: Spring 2012
Author(s): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company: Cleaning House: Summer 2012
Author(s): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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Infosys 3.0: Building Tomorrow's Enterprise?: Spring 2012
Author(s): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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A Turnaround Strategy Framework: Summer 2011
Author(s): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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Acid Tests of Corporate Advantage: Summer 2011
Author(s): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan

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Books

Declining Demand, Divestiture, and Corporate Strategy (2003)
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Joint Ventures, Allliances, and Corporate Strategy (2003)
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Vertical Integration, Outsourcing, and Corporate Strategy (2003)
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Managing Maturing Businesses: Restructuring Declining Industries and Revitalizing Troubled Operations (1988)
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Managing for Joint Venture Success (1986)
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Strategic Flexibility: A Management Guide for Changing Times (1985)
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Strategies for Joint Ventures (1985)
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Strategies for Vertical Integration (1983)
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Strategies for Declining Businesses (1980)
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Working Papers

Geographic Fragmentation, Entry and the Decline of Dominant Incumbent Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Lalit Manral

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Influence of Boards of Directors on Chinese Joint Venture Performance Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Wei Yang

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Variety bundling as demand-side diversification: The performance implications of the choice to diversify in the U.S. Telecommunications Services Industry, 1990–1996 Working paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Lalit Manral

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Acid Tests of Competitive Advantage Working Paper (2010)
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Ambidexterity in the Transition to Greater Service Offerings: An Empirical Study Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Tim Kessler

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Demand-Side Competences as Sources of Intra-industry Heterogeneity Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Lalit Manral

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Autonomy in Chinese Joint Ventures Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Wei Yang

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Diversify with Care — Even in Private Equity Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Daniel Klier, Martin Welge, Karsten Webel

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Mapping Research on Strategic Alliances and Innovation: A Co-citation Analysis Working Paper (2010)
Author(s): Kathryn Harrigan, Chiara Di Guardo

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Forthcoming Articles

Comparing Corporate Governance Practices and Exit Decisions between US and Japanese Firms In Journal of Management and Governance (2010)
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