Harold L. Sirkin

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Harold "Hal" L. Sirkin (born 1959) is an American business consultant and author, who often writes about trends in innovation and global business competition. He graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1980 with a B.S. in Economics, and from the University of Chicago in 1981 with an M.B.A. He is also a Professor at Kellogg School of Management and a CPA.[1]

Career[edit]

Harold Sirkin is a senior partner in the Chicago office of the Boston Consulting Group, where he serves as global leader of the firm's Operations practice. He has co-authored several Boston Consulting Group reports including Capturing Global Advantage (2004),[2] Globalizing R&D: Knocking Down the Barriers (2005),[3] Globalizing R&D: Building a Pathway to Profits (2005),[4] The New Global Challengers (2006),[5] and The 2008 Top 100 New Global Challengers (2007).[6]

Sirkin writes a regular column entitled "Globality" for BusinessWeek.com [7] and at one time seems to have contributed to The New York Times Syndicate's "Global Business Perspectives column" but hasn't done so since at least 2007.[8] He is the co-author of two books: Payback: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation,[9] which advises companies to adopt a systematic approach to innovation, and Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything,[10] which explores strategies for economic competition under globality, the end state of globalization. Payback was named one of the "Best Innovation and Design Books for 2006" by BusinessWeek magazine.[11] Globality was picked by The Economist as one of the best business books of 2008.[12] Sirkin has also contributed to Time and the Harvard Business Review.

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

Articles[edit]

  • Sirkin, Harold L. (September 9, 2013), "The New Mexico", Bloomberg BusinessWeek 

Videos[edit]

Sirkin, Harold L.; Williams, Brian; Cochrane, Bruce; Smith, Harry (January 31, 2012). Reverse outsourcing could create up to 3 million new jobs in U.S. Rock Center with Brian Williams. 

Sirkin, Harold L.; Sawyer, Diane; Muir, David; Brouwer, Christine; Patrick, Maggy (October 31, 2011). Made in America: Visa Process Slows Down Tourism. ABC New, World News with Diane Sawyer. 

Sirkin, Harold L.; Pandya, Mukul (February 15, 2012). The Rebirth of U.S. Manufacturing. Knowledge at Wharton. 

Sirkin, Harold L.; Pandya, Mukul (May 21, 2014). The Reshoring Wave:It's Taking America by Storm. Knowledge at Wharton. 

Sirkin, Harold L.; Pandya, Mukul (Oct 23, 2014). Bloomberg TV “Market Makers”. Bloomberg TV. 

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston Consulting Group Globality Website, "About the Authors"
  2. ^ Bhattacharya, Arindam; Thomas Bradtke, Jim Hemerling, Jean Lebreton, Xavier Mosqet, Immo Rupf, Harold L. Sirkin, Dave Young (2004-04-01), Capturing Global Advantage (PDF), Boston Consulting Group, retrieved 2008-10-28 
  3. ^ Bhattacharya, Arindam; James P. Andrew, Harold L. Sirkin (2005-05-01), Globalizing R&D: Knocking Down the Barriers (PDF), Boston Consulting Group, retrieved 2008-10-28 
  4. ^ Bhattacharya, Arindam; James P. Andrew, Harold L. Sirkin (2005-05-01), Globalizing R&D: Building a Pathway to Profits (PDF), Boston Consulting Group, retrieved 2008-10-28 
  5. ^ Aguiar, Marcos; Arindam Bhattacharya, Thomas Bradtke, Pascal Cotte, Stephan Dertnig, Michael Meyer, David C. Michael, Harold L. Sirkin, Dave Young (2006-05-01), The New Global Challengers (PDF), Boston Consulting Group, retrieved 2008-10-28 
  6. ^ Aguiar, Marcos; Arindam Bhattacharya, Laurent de Vitton, Jim Hemerling, Kim Wee Koh, David C. Michael, Harold L. Sirkin, Kevin Waddell, Bernd Waltermann (2007-12-01), The 2008 Top 100 New Global Challengers (PDF), Boston Consulting Group, retrieved 2008-10-28 
  7. ^ "BusinessWeek.com: Articles by Harold L. Sirkin". BusinessWeek. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  8. ^ Sirkin, Harold L. (2007). "Hot Companies Ready to Challenge". Hong Kong Business Online via New York Times Syndicate. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  9. ^ Sirkin, Harold L.; James P. Andrew, and John Butman (2007-01-09), Payback: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Press, p. 228, ISBN 1-4221-0313-7 
  10. ^ Sirkin, Harold L.; James W. Hemerling, and Arindam K. Bhattacharya (2008-06-11), Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything, New York, New York: Business Plus, p. 304, ISBN 0-446-17829-2 
  11. ^ "Innovation and Design Books 2006". BusinessWeek. 2006-12-06. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  12. ^ "Books of the year: Pick of the pile". The Economist. 2008-12-04. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 

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