Boris Groysberg

Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration

Boris Groysberg is a professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior unit at the Harvard Business School. Currently, he teaches courses on talent management and leadership in the school's MBA and Executive Education programs. He has won numerous awards for his research, which focuses on the challenge of managing human capital at small and large organizations across the world. His work focuses, in particular, on how firms can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by engaging employees in the implementation of business strategy. Groysberg is author of the award-winning book Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance. A frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, he has written many articles and case studies on how firms hire, engage, develop, retain, and communicate with their talented employees. Before joining the Harvard Business School faculty, he worked at IBM.

  1. Won the 2011 Axiom Business Book Award Gold Medal in the Operations Management category for Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance (Princeton University Press, 2010).

  2. Winner of the 2006 Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence for "Which Types of Analyst Firms Are More Optimistic?" (with Amanda Paige Cowen and Paul Healy, Journal of Accounting & Economics, April 2006).