Kelley School of Business, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Strategic Management Society (SMS, StrategicManagement.net) recently elected as
president Marjorie Lyles, professor of international strategic management at the Kelley School of Business and OneAmerica Chair in Business Administration. Lyles will be the first female president in the society’s 33-year history.
“It was an election of the membership, which is quite an honor,” said Lyles, of the 3,000-member international society, with members from more than 80 countries and which publishes the highly influential Strategic Management Journal (SMJ), as well as numerous other publications. “I am looking forward to proudly representing the Kelley School of Business in this leadership role.”
The first female management professor at the Kelley School of Business, Lyles has authored more than 100 articles and chapters. Sun Yat-sen University in China recently nominated Lyles for the prestigious Chang Jiang Scholar Award, the Chinese government’s highest award to scholars. In 2011, she received from Indiana University the John W. Ryan Award for her distinguished contributions to international programs, teaching and research.
“Professor Lyles has built her career on in-depth knowledge of business in countries across the globe,” said Idalene Kesner, interim dean of the Kelley School and the Frank P. Popoff Chair of Strategic Management. “Her extensive contributions to strategic management and international business have furthered the Kelley brand. As a member of the Strategic Management Society, I am particularly enthusiastic about the fact that the first female president is from the Kelley School of Business.”..
He will direct the school of management
for the next two years. The appointment completes the new team of the
Rector, Andrea Sironi
Change at the helm of SDA Bocconi, the school of management of Università Bocconi in Milan, with the appointment as Dean of Bruno Busacca, professor at the Department of Marketing. Busacca, who succeeds Alberto Grando, in charge since 2006, has been appointed Dean of the school today by the University Board, upon proposal of the Rector Andrea Sironi, and will hold the post for the next two years.
“I am happy to add Bruno Busacca to my rectoral team and am sure he
will contribute in line with the precious input that Albert Grando gave
in his six years as Dean,” comments Sironi. “Years in which SDA Bocconi
managed to grow its international presence and reputation, facing up
positively to the difficult moment of the crisis of the market and
stronger global competition. A success which also saw SDA consolidate
its position in all the most important international rankings.”
After completing his studies at HEC Paris and the School of Business
Administration of Berkeley University, Busacca directed the Marketing
Department and then the Executive Education Custom Programs Division -
Corporate (2004-08) and the Masters Division of SDA Bocconi (since
2008). He has published numerous books and papers in international
journals on the subjects of customer analysis, marketing strategy and
value creation, customer satisfaction and brand management...