Amar Bhide, the author of The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses (Oxford 2000) teaches the Introduction to Venturing Course at Columbia Business School and does research on entrepreneurship.
Before joining Columbia in July 2000, Bhide served on the faculties of Harvard Business School (from 1988 to 2000) and was a Visting Associate Professor at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. A former Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and Vice President at E.F. Hutton, Bhide served on the staff of the Brady Commission which investigated the stock market crash. Bhide earned a DBA (1988) and an MBA with high distinction as a Baker Scholar (1979) from Harvard. He received a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology in 1977.
Bhide has several publications in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategy, contracting, and firm governance. His eight Harvard Business Review articles include "Efficient Markets, Deficient Governance," "How entrepreneurs craft strategies that work," "Bootstrap Finance: the Art of Start-ups," and "Hustle as Strategy." His work on governance and contracting includes "The Hidden Costs of Stock Market Liquidity" in the Journal of Financial Economics and articles in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. "Trust, Uncertainty and Profit" (with Stevenson) won an award at the 1991 Stockholm joint conference of the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology and the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. Other publications include Of Politics and Economic Reality (Basic Books: 1984) and numerous articles in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The LA Times.
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Last Updated: Fri, Feb 10, 2006
|Textbook||The Entrepreneurial Venture||William A. Sahlman · Howard H. Stevenson · Michael J. Roberts · Amar V. Bhide||-||624 pages||04/1999|