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Fields of interest: Business strategy in emerging markets, Strategy and organization in the public sector
Sérgio Lazzarini is a Ph.D. in Business Administration (fields of Organization and Strategy) from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University. He is a Full Professor at Insper. He was Dean of Research Degree Programs at Insper and he was director of Insper’s Center for Strategy, during which period he worked on projects developed in partnership with companies in a wide variety of industries.
He was visiting professor at Harvard University in 2010 and in 2012. His two experiences led to two books: “Capitalismo de Laços” (Capitalism of Ties), published in Brazil in 2011 by Campus Elsevier, and “Leviathan in Business, Varieties of State Capitalism in Brazil and Beyond,” which he co-authored with Aldo Musacchio, which will be published in the United States by Harvard University Press. He also regularly publishes works in various Brazilian and international academic journal, such as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
He conducts research in the field of business strategies in emerging markets and relations between private companies and the public sector, which are topics he also covers in corporate lectures and interviews to the press. More recently he worked in partnership with various nonprofit organizations to disseminate the so-called “impact investments” to obtain measurable social results as well as financial returns. In this context, Lazzarini coordinates Center for the Measurement of Social and Environmental Impact Investments (Insper Metricis).
At Insper since 2002, he is a professor of the courses on Competitive and Corporate Strategy (undergraduate program), Business Strategy in Emerging Markets (MBA program) and Competitive Strategy (masters program). He also served as Dean of the Undergraduate Program in Business Administration from 2005 to 2006, Dean of Undergraduate and Masters Programs from 2007 to 2008, and Dean of Undergraduate Programs in 2009.