Anuradha Nagarajan

Lecturer of Strategy

PhD University of Michigan 1996
Dr. Nagarajan is a faculty member in the Corporate Strategy and International Business department at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.  Her primary research interests include the study of emerging industries, technology strategy, and the competitive implications of inter-organizational arrangements in highly uncertain, networked environments.  Her reserach has focused on the patterns and the firm level performance effects of technology adoption in the trucking industry.  Her research also includes the study of the international development of the intelligent transportation systems industry with particular interest in the development of standards and technology trajectories in a technologically interdependent environment.  Her papers have appeared in the Strategic Management Journal and Industrial and Corporate Change.  Her recent research papers on the use of technology and the internet in the trucking industry have been published as chapters in the following books: "US Industry in 2000 - Studies in Competitive Performance" published by the National Academy Press in 2000, "Tracking a Transformation - e-commerce and the terms of competition in industries" published by the Brookings Institution Press in 2001, and "The Economic Payoff from the Internet Revolution" published by the Brookings Institution Press in 2001.  She teaches courses in corporate strategy, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, managerment of alliances, and the management of technology and innovation in the BBA and MBA programs at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.  She received her Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan in 1996.
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