Ezra Zuckerman Sivan

Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management
Chair MIT Sloan PhD Program

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Ezra Zuckerman Sivan

Ezra Zuckerman is the Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship; a Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management; and Chair of the MIT Sloan PhD Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management. 

An economic sociologist with a focus on social network analysis, Zuckerman  studies how social structures of various kinds emerge and influence behavior and key outcomes for individuals, teams, and organizations. His current research projects include a study of industry peer networks—exclusive groups of noncompeting peer firms from the same industry that gather on a regular basis to learn from one another’s experiences and to motivate one another to achieve higher performance. 

Zuckerman holds a BA in political science from Columbia University as well as an MA and a PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago.


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Competitive strategy; Corporate diversification; Strategic management; Strategy