Gary Katzenstein

Gary Katzenstein


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Ph.D. (Organizational Behavior) Carnegie Mellon University/Tepper School of Business
M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management
M.S. (Computer Science), UCLA
Sc.B. with Honors (Computer Science), Brown University

Research Interest


Organizational cognition

Decision making

International management

International strategy

Asian business


Professor Katzenstein’s career interests span the intersection of three areas:  leadership, design/innovation, and international business. He teaches courses that include Leading People, Power and Politics, Applied Innovation, International Management/Strategy, and International Business Development. He has taught at the Haas School of Business/UC Berkeley, the UCLA Anderson School of Management, the NYU Stern School of Business, the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, the Rady School at UC San Diego, and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

Gary has broad international consulting experience, having lived and worked in Japan as a Luce Scholar, gary photoin India and South Korea as a business consultant, and in Hong Kong, teaching at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His consulting clients have included J.P. Morgan/Chase, Cathay Pacific Airways, the Conference Board, Walt Disney, Matsushita/Panasonic, W.L. Gore, Underwriters’ Laboratories, the Princeton Review, and Mars.

Selected Publications and Honors

  • Best Professor Award, MBA Programs, NYU Stern (2011)
  • Nominated for Best MBA Professor Award, Cornell/Johnson (2009)
  • Henry Luce Scholarship (Japan)
  • Funny Business: An Outsider’s Year in Japan (1990)