Michael Cusumano

Sloan Management Review Distinguished Professor of Management
Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management and Engineering Systems

Biography | Selected Publications

Are the Costs of 'Free' Too High in Online Education? Considering the economic implications as educational institutions expand online learning initiatives. (2013)

Evaluating a Startup Venture (2013)

Staying Power: Six Enduring Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation in an Uncertain World, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Business of Software. Free Press, 2004.

Platform Leadership: How Intel, Microsoft, and Cisco Drive Industry Innovations, Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

Strategic Thinking for the Next Economy. With Constantino Markides. New York, N.Y.: Josey-Bass, 2001.

Competing on Internet Time: Lessons from Netscape and Its Battle With Microsoft. New York, N.Y.: Free Press, 1998.

Thinking Beyond Lean : How Multi-Project Management Is Transforming Product Development at Toyota and Other Companies. New York: Free Press, 1998.

Microsoft Secrets: How the World's Most Powerful Software Company Creates Technology, Shapes Markets, and Manages People. New York: Free Press, 1995.

Japan's Software Factories: A Challenge to U.S. Management. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

The Japanese Automobile Industry: Technology and Management at Nissan and Toyota (Harvard East Asian Monographs, No 122). Cambrige, Mass.: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, 1989.


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Research Center(s)

General Expertise
$100K Entrepreneurship competition; Angel investing; Asia Pacific; Automotive; Business plans; Competitive strategy; Computer Industry; Computer-aided software; Consumer electronics; Corporate strategy and policy; Cultural differences; Electronic media; Electronic software; Engineering management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Google; High technology companies; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology for management; Information technology, history of; Information technology, impact of; Innovation; International management; Internet; Internet software; Internet software/applications; Internet strategy; Japan; Korea; Management of engineers and scientists; Management of information technology; Management of technology; Manufacturing management; Media; Microsoft; Mobile computing; Open source software; Operations management; Productivity; Project management; Quality; Research and development; Sales and sales processes; Semiconductors; Service industry; Software; South Korea; Startups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Telecommunications; Total quality management; World Wide Web