Strategy Lessons From Jean Tirole

Harvard Business Review

Here’s one key reason: “Jean has a bit of magical quality of being able to take very complex situations where there are a lot of different moving parts and a lot of institutional details and structuring the essence of it in a relatively simple model,” says Harvard Business School professor Josh Lerner, who has co-authored several recent papers with Tirole. As an example, Rivkin cites the notion of commitment, which Ghemawat wrote a book on.