Andy Zelleke

MBA Class of 1962 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

Andy Zelleke is the MBA Class of 1962 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration.  A member of the General Management unit, he has taught the Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development (“FIELD”) course since its introduction to the Required Curriculum in 2011, including service in the section faculty chair role in each of the past five academic years.  In the course's "FIELD 2" module, which culminates in a January "Global Immersion," Zelleke has led HBS MBA cohorts in Mumbai, Chennai, Beijing, Jakarta and Manila.  He presently serves  as the FIELD 2 Module Head for 2015-16.  Zelleke has also taught in Executive Education programs on corporate goverrnance/boards of directors.

Prior to joining the HBS faculty, Zelleke was Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, teaching “Strategy, Structure and Leadership in Public Service Organizations” and “Introduction to Negotiation Analysis.”   He also served as Co-Director of the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership for two years, and taught negotiation, leadership and management in several Executive Education programs. Prior to joining the Kennedy School faculty, Zelleke taught negotiation in the MBA and undergraduate programs at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, where he also led the development of an executive education program for newly appointed members of public company boards of directors.  At both the Kennedy School and Wharton, Zelleke was recognized on multiple occasions for teaching excellence.

While at Wharton, Zelleke was Project Director and a Steering Committee member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Corporate Responsibility initiative, and coeditor of its publication Restoring Trust in American Business (MIT Press, 2005).  His articles on corporate governance have appeared in Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, Directors & Boards, and Corporate Governance: An International Review.  His op-eds on topics in leadership, corporate governance and foreign affairs have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, The Diplomat, and ForeignPolicy.com.  Zelleke has given talks and facilitated sessions on these topics and on negotiation, at venues in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America; and he has served as a consultant to several leading law firms on corporate governance issues.

Formerly a practicing business lawyer, Zelleke received an A.B. in Government magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa; and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School.  He also received an A.M. in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Harvard University.   Zelleke is a member of the State Bar of New York, the National Association of Corporate Directors, and the Council on Foreign Relations.  He is also a member of the board of directors of Innodata, Inc., a NASDAQ-traded public company; and of the advisory board of Indenseo, a privately held company.  Zelleke lives in Cambridge with his wife, Dina Zelleke, and daughter, Zoe.

 

Books

Journal Articles

  1. Review of "Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From" by David Skeel. Oxford University Press, 2005

    A. Zelleke

    Keywords: Information; Governance; Business Ventures;

  2. Review of Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms edited by Anna Grandori. Oxford University Press, 2004

    A. Zelleke

    Keywords: Corporate Governance; Information; Organizations;

Op-eds

Cases and Teaching Materials

  1. Doing Business in the Philippines

    Andy Zelleke and Dawn H. Lau

    This case provides an overview of some of the opportunities as well as challenges that those who plan to do business in the Philippines may face. It includes a summary of the current economic, political, and social situation in the country, and offers up-to-date perspectives and insight from individuals who are familiar with the region.

    Keywords: Philippines; Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues; Philippines;

    Citation:

    Zelleke, Andy, and Dawn H. Lau. "Doing Business in the Philippines." Harvard Business School Case 316-073, September 2015. View Details
  2. Finalizing a Deal between Riva Corporation and Charlton Corporation: The Riva Team Perspective

    Andy Zelleke, Joshua D. Margolis and Anthony J. Mayo

    Keywords: Negotiation Deal;

    Citation:

    Zelleke, Andy, Joshua D. Margolis, and Anthony J. Mayo. "Finalizing a Deal between Riva Corporation and Charlton Corporation: The Riva Team Perspective." Harvard Business School Exercise 312-065, October 2011. (Revised September 2012.) View Details
  3. Finalizing a Deal between Riva Corporation and Charlton Corporation: The Charlton Team Perspective

    Andy Zelleke, Joshua D. Margolis and Anthony J. Mayo

    Keywords: Negotiation Deal;

    Citation:

    Zelleke, Andy, Joshua D. Margolis, and Anthony J. Mayo. "Finalizing a Deal between Riva Corporation and Charlton Corporation: The Charlton Team Perspective." Harvard Business School Exercise 312-066, October 2011. (Revised September 2012.) View Details