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Rotman professor named as one of the most influential management thinkers from India

January 11, 2016

Toron­to, ON – A pro­fes­sor at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toronto’s Rot­man School of Man­age­ment has been named as one of the most influ­en­tial man­age­ment thinkers from India by Thinkers50 India.

Dilip Soman is a pro­fes­sor of mar­ket­ing and holds the Corus Chair in Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Strat­e­gy at the Rot­man School. A behav­ioral sci­en­tist with a PhD from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Chica­go Grad­u­ate School of Busi­ness, he is the coor­di­na­tor of the Behav­iour­al Eco­nom­ics in Action research clus­ter. In 2015 his book, The Last Mile: Cre­at­ing Social and Eco­nom­ic Val­ue from Behav­ioral Insights, was pub­lished by Rot­man-UTP Pub­lish­ing. In 2013, he was a co-edi­tor of Inno­vat­ing for the Glob­al South, which was also pub­lished by Rot­man-UTP Pub­lish­ing. He is well known for his research and teach­ing in the areas of mar­ket­ing strat­e­gy, cus­tomer man­age­ment, pric­ing, ser­vice man­age­ment, pub­lic pol­i­cy and behav­ioral eco­nom­ics.

The alpha­bet­i­cal list of fifty thinkers, which was announced on Decem­ber 30, cel­e­brates the best man­age­ment thinkers from India, based on their work in the domains of man­age­ment, lead­er­ship, busi­ness mar­ket­ing, finance, peo­ple man­age­ment and cor­po­rate strat­e­gy.  Thinkers50 India is a joint ini­tia­tive of the Insti­tute for Com­pet­i­tive­ness, India, and Thinkers50, which in Novem­ber announced their own rank­ing of the lead­ing man­age­ment thinkers glob­al­ly, which includ­ed Rot­man Pro­fes­sors Roger Mar­tin and Richard Flori­da as well as Adjunct Prof. Don Tap­scott.

The com­plete list from Thinkers50 India is online at–2/.

The Rot­man School of Man­age­ment is locat­ed in the heart of Canada’s com­mer­cial and cul­tur­al cap­i­tal and is part of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, one of the world’s top 20 research uni­ver­si­ties. The Rot­man School fos­ters a new way to think that enables our grad­u­ates to tack­le today’s glob­al busi­ness chal­lenges.  For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it


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