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Paul Tiffany, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches courses in competitive strategy, business and public policy, international management, and business and economic history. In addition, he served as a Lecturer at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, and INSEAD (the leading graduate school of business in France), and is currently a Visiting Professor at SASIN (the leading graduate school of business in Thailand), AVT Business School in Denmark, the University of Geneva in Switzerland, and the Cezanne School of Business in France. He has taught previously at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, the Wharton School, and CEIBS (China-Europe International Business School) in Shanghai. He earned his undergraduate degree from Loyola University, an M.B.A. from Harvard University, and his Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley.
Prior to entering academia, Dr. Tiffany worked as a consultant with several national management-consulting firms, as an assistant to the president of a large national financial services firm, and as an organizational analyst for a large public services agency. In addition to his academic work, he heads Paul Tiffany & Associates, a multi-specialty consulting and training organization based in Northern California that offers management services to firms throughout the world. Recent clients have included Morgan Stanley, U.S. Steel, Johnson & Johnson, Ericsson, Bank of America, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Cisco Systems, among many others.
Dr. Tiffany is active in a number of academic organizations. He has published his research in various journals. His book, The Decline of American Steel, was published by Oxford University Press in 1988, and published in a Japanese edition in 1989. His book, Business Plans for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons), co-authored with Steven Peterson, was published in August 1997; it was a world-wide top-five finalist in the annual Booz Allen/Financial Times "Best Business Book of the Year" award for 1998. He is also a past president of the Economic History Society of America, and he has commented extensively on television, radio, and in the popular press on topics about business and economics.
Dr. Tiffany is the recipient of awards for both his research and teaching, including the Anvil Award in 1985, presented annually to the outstanding professor in Wharton's graduate program. He was also awarded the Lindback Award as the outstanding professor at the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 and the Cheit Award as the outstanding professor in the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA program at the University of California, Berkeley in both 2003 and 2004.
Dr. Paul Tiffany resides in Florida and California.
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