VSB Endowed Chair in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship

Professor of Management

Department of Management & Operations
Villanova School of Business
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1678
telephone: (610) 519-4332
fax: (610) 519-6566

                       Recent books: 

                            An Executive Perspective on Strategic Management.  de Kluyver, C. A., and J. A. Pearce II.  New York,

                            NY: Business Expert Press, 2015. 


                            Strategic Management: Planning for Domestic and Global Competition, 14th ed., Pearce, J. A., II, and

                            R. B. Robinson, Jr.  Chicago, IL: R. D. Irwin, Inc., 2015.  Translated versions available in Chinese, English

                            (for India), Indonesian, Russian, Thai, and Turkish


                            Strategy: A View from the Top, 4th ed., DeKluyver, C. A., and J. A. Pearce II.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:

                            Prentice Hall, Inc., 2012.  Translated versions available in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish



Identified in The Academy of Management Learning and Education as one of the 100 Most Influential strategy scholars in collegiate business education [#57 of the top 6,326 professors], 2018.


Best Article Award, Business Horizons, 2015


CIES-Fulbright Senior Specialist Award, 2009


Richard Beckhard Prize Recipient, MIT Sloan Management Review, 2006




Villanova University, The Outstanding Faculty Research Award Recipient, 2003   


Recognized in 2008 as one of the "most influential authors in business management" in the past 25 years.  To read the research that announced the finding, click:



  To read my article in the Wall Street Journal on Product Reconstruction, click this link:  

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