Constantinos C. Markides (born 1960) Cypriot management educator and Robert P. Bauman Professor of Strategic Leadership at London Business School (London, UK), since 1990. He was listed among the Forbes.com list of Most Influential Management Gurus (2009).
Life and work
Constantinos worked as a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School and has completed research and published on the topics of international competitiveness, corporate restructuring, refocusing and international acquisitions (in journals such as the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Directors & Boards, Long range planning, British Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal and the Academy of Management Journal.)
- 1995. Diversification, Refocusing and Economic Performance. MIT Press.
- 2000. All the Right Moves: A Guide to Crafting Breakthrough Strategy. Harvard Business School Press. ISBN 978-0-87584-833-4
- 2004 (with Paul Geroski). Fast second: How smart companies bypass radical innovation to enter and conquer new markets. Jossey-Bass. ISBN 978-0-7879-7154-0
- 2008. Game-Changing Strategies: How to Create New Market Space in Established Industries by Breaking the Rules. Jossey-Bass ISBN 978-0-4702-7687-