Vivek Tandon

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Vivek Tandon

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Management

      • Assistant Professor


Dr. Vivek Tandon joins the Fox School on a Tenure-Track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management from the National University of Singapore, where he has led courses on entrepreneurship and technological innovation since 2011.

His research papers have appeared in prominent publications, like The Academy of Management Annals and Organization Science. His dissertation was the runner up in the INFORMS Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship section. His research interests include management of innovation, technology strategy, technological search and evolution, inventors’ incentives, and mobility. He also serves on the editorial review boards for Strategic Management Journal and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Dr. Tandon earned his PhD in Business Administration, with a specialization in Strategy, from the University of Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.

Courses Taught




BA 4101

Global Business Policies


Selected Publications


  • Tandon, V., Asgari, N., & Ranganathan, R. (2023). Divestment of relational assets following acquisitions: Evidence from the biopharmaceutical industry. Strategic Management Journal, 44(4), 1013-1052. Wiley. doi: 10.1002/smj.3456.

  • Tandon, V. & Toh, P.K. (2022). Who deviates? Technological opportunities, career concern, and inventor's distant search. Strategic Management Journal, 43(4), 724-757. Wiley. doi: 10.1002/smj.3345.

  • Tandon, V., Ertug, G., & Carnabuci, G. (2020). How Do Prior Ties Affect Learning by Hiring? JOURNAL of MANAGEMENT, 46(2), 287-320. 10.1177/0149206318792609

  • Asgari, N., Tandon, V., Singh, K., & Mitchell, W. (2018). Creating and taming discord: How firms manage embedded competition in alliance portfolios to limit alliance termination. Strategic Management Journal, 39(12), 3273-3299. Wiley. doi: 10.1002/smj.2784.

  • Ahuja, G. & Tandon, V. (2018). Competency Trap. doi: 10.1057/978-1-349-94848-2_385-2.