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A journal for executives supported by leading business schools and its story in the Forbes magazine

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    Dear Colleague,

    Greetings!  We to want to bring to your attention the upcoming launch of a new journal, Management and Business Review (MBR), for which the three of us – Wally Hopp, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; Christopher Ittner, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and Kalyan Singhal, Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore – are editors-in-chief.  The goal of MBR is to bridge management practice, education, and research and thereby enhance all three.  Visit our website at and see the attached plan and call for papers.  

    In contrast to the Harvard Business Review, which is published by a single school, MBR is the result of a grassroots initiative with a wide participation by many schools and companies.   In a story, Forbes magazine described this initiative and some of the innovative features of MBR .  Link to the Forbes story:

    The same story also appeared in Poets and Quants with subheadings:

    Please share this email with your colleagues and your dean if you are in academia or with your company head if you are an executive.  All of you are welcome to share it with anyone you like.  You are also welcome to share the above links with anyone you like and to post them on your website or on social media, including Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter.

    We will publish MBR's first two issues in August and November this year.  We will distribute their complimentary digital copies to millions of readers.   We will share these issues with you so you can share them with anyone you like. 

    You can register yourself and your friends and colleagues on to ensure that they receive the complimentary digital copies.  If you have too many email addresses to register manually, you can send them to Kalyan Singhal at, and we will register them.

    Next month, we will send an e-mail to the community describing how MBR can help every business school to enhance its brand and strengthen its relationships with alumni and the business community.

    MBR has 222 advisers, including editors of prominent research journals and 14 professors from Wharton; 13 from Harvard; eight from Carnegie Mellon; seven each from Dartmouth, MIT, and Stanford; six from North Carolina; five from Michigan and UCLA; four each from Columbia, Northwestern, and NYU; three each from Chicago, Duke, Illinois, INSEAD, Maryland, Minnesota, Singapore Management University, University of Southern California, and Thunderbird; and two each from Case Western Reserve, University of California at Berkeley, Cornell, George Mason, Georgia State, Imperial College, London Business School, National University of Singapore, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Rochester, Syracuse, Temple, University of Texas at Austin, Tufts, Virginia, and Yale.

    Advisers also include 11 executives from Accenture, act2, Alidade, Ashridge Strategic Management Centre, Bain & Company, Deloitte, General Electric, Good Growth Capital, IBM, Mercer, and Monitor Deloitte who have published best-selling books for executives and articles in the journals like the Harvard Business Review.  The advisers'  names are listed at the end of this plan.  Thirty-one of the advisers also serve as autonomous departmental editors, and one adviser serves as an editor-at-large.

    The advisers' names are listed at the end of the attached plan.  Thirty-one of the advisers also serve as autonomous departmental editors, and one adviser serves as an editor-at-large.

    We invite you to contribute your articles to MBR.  You can send them to Kalyan Singhal at  Many colleagues have contributed or have agreed to contribute articles to MBR's first four issues.  Here is a sample:

    1. Gad Allon, Wharton School
    2. Michael Arena, Amazon
    3. Paul Argenti, Dartmouth
    4. Karen Ayas, The Ripples Group
    5. Alpheus Bingham, CEO, InnoCentive
    6. Srinivas Bollapragada, General Electric 
    7. Robert Bordley, University of Michigan
    8. Robert Boute, Vlerick Business School
    9. Andrew Campbell, Ashridge Strategic Management Centre
    10. Bhakar Chakravorti, Tufts University
    11. Richard Chase, University of Southern California
    12. Sunil Chopra, Northwestern University
    13. Maxime Cohen, New York University
    14. Charles Corbett, UCLA
    15. Tom Davenport, Babson College
    16. George Day, Wharton School
    17. Omar El Sawy, University of Southern California
    18. Paul W. Farris, University of Virginia
    19. Ken Favaro, act2
    20. Fred Feinberg, University of Michigan
    21. Mary Gentile, University of Virginia
    22. Jason Grenfell-Gardner, Teligent
    23. Vijay Govindarajan, Dartmouth
    24. Jason Grenfell-Gardner, Teligent
    25. Mikel Gutierrez, Siemens Gamesa
    26. Andrew Hoffman, University of Michigan
    27. Wally Hopp, University of Michigan
    28. Chris Ittner, Wharton School
    29. Uday Karmarkar, UCLA
    30. Andrew Karolyi, Cornell University
    31. Stelios Kavadias, Cambridge University
    32. Kevin Lane Keller, Dartmouth
    33. Nirmalya Kumar, Singapore Management University
    34. Kumar, Georgia State University
    35. Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School
    36. David Larcker, Stanford University
    37. Hau Lee, Stanford University
    38. Christoph Loch, University of Cambridge
    39. Ann Majchrzak, University of Southern California
    40. John Paul MacDuffie, Wharton School
    41. Arvind Malhotra, University of North Carolina
    42. Rita McGrath, Columbia Business School
    43. Jan Van Mieghem, Northwestern University
    44. Steven Miller, Singapore Management University
    45. Philip Mirvis, Babson Social Innovation Lab
    46. Sunil Mithas, University of Maryland
    47. Satish Nambisan, Case Western Reserve University
    48. Geoffrey Parker, Dartmouth
    49. Georgia Perakis, MIT
    50. Madan Pillutla, London Business School
    51. Stefan Reichelstein, Stanford University
    52. Roland Rust, University of Maryland
    53. Mohanbir Sawhney, Northwestern University
    54. Paul Schoemaker, Wharton School
    55. Sridhar Seshadri, University of Illinois
    56. Yossi Sheffi, MIT
    57. David Simchi Levi, MIT
    58. Mark Spearman, Strategic Project Solutions
    59. Craig Smith, INSEAD
    60. Kannan Srinivasan, Carnegie Mellon
    61. Jan-Benedict Steenkamp at North Carolina
    62. Chris Tang, UCLA
    63. Sridhar Tayur, Carnegie Mellon
    64. Douglas Thomas, University of Southern California
    65. David Ulrich, University of Michigan
    66. Luk Van Wassenhove, INSEAD
    67. Ivo Welch, UCLA
    68. Andrew Whinston, University of Texas at Austin
    69. Yoram (Jerry) Wind, Wharton School
    70. David Young, INSEAD

    Most of them have published in the Harvard Business Review. 

    of MBR 

    1. Anderson School of Management at UCLA
    2. China Europe International Business School
    3. City University of Hong Kong
    4. Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia
    5. Indian School of Business
    6. INSEAD
    7. Johnson College of Business at Cornell University
    8. Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore
    9. Owen Graduate School of Business at Vanderbilt University
    10. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
    11. Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University




    Wally Hopp

    C.K. Prahalad Distinguished University Professor of Business and Engineering

    Associate Dean for Part-Time MBA

    Ross School of Business

    University of Michigan


    Christopher D. Ittner

    EY Professor of Accounting

    The Wharton School

    University of Pennsylvania


    Kalyan Singhal

    Editor-in-chief, Production and Operations Management

    McCurdy Professor of Operations Management

    Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore




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