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Professor Paul Strebel

Swiss and South African
Governance and Strategy
PhD Princeton University
paul.strebel@imd.org

Programs

Paul Strebel teaches in the following IMD programs:

High Performance Boards (HPB)
Leading the Family Business (LFB)
Leading the Family Office (LFO)

Vita

Paul Strebel has been working with boards of directors and top management teams for more than 25 years on strategic vision and the resolution of boardroom conflicts. In addition to personal  experience as a board director, he has facilitated highly interactive workshops and seminars on best in-class boards and strategic breakthroughs for more than 50 multinationals in Europe, U.S., South Africa, the Middle East and S.E. Asia. His work on the four classic roles of the board and how they are shaped by power, psychology and priorities has helped many boards and board directors.

Professor Strebel has twice received the Award for Research on Leadership from the Association of Executive Search Consultants and has won numerous case study awards from the European Foundation for Management Development. He has published articles in the Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Long Range Planning, among others and is a contributor on governance issues to the business press, including the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal.

Paul Strebel's books include Breakpoints: How Managers Exploit Radical Business Change (Harvard Business School Press); The Change Pact: Building Commitment to Ongoing Change (FT Prentice Hall); Focused Energy: Mastering Bottom-up Organization (Wiley); Trajectory Management: Leading a Business over Time (Wiley); Smart Big Moves: The Story Behind Strategic Breakthroughs (FT Prentice Hall). He is the co-editor of IMD's guide book on Mastering Executive Education: How to Combine Content with Context and Emotion (FT Prentice Hall)

Professor Strebel was educated at the University of Cape Town, Columbia University in New York, and received his doctorate from Princeton University.

Publications, Cases, Projects

Paul Strebel is the author of numerous articles, case studies and projects in the above mentioned fields. Find out more information about Paul Strebel's publications :

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Cases

Paul Strebel also has three awards from the European Foundation for Management Development for case studies on strategic change. Recent cases:

UNTANGLING SPAGHETTI: HOW INNOVATION CHANGED AT OTICON (A);Stranne, S�ren; Maier, Anja; Strebel, Paul
UNTANGLING SPAGHETTI: HOW INNOVATION CHANGED AT OTICON (B);Stranne, S�ren; Maier, Anja; Strebel, Paul
UNTANGLING SPAGHETTI: HOW INNOVATION CHANGED AT OTICON (C);Stranne, S�ren; Maier, Anja; Strebel, Paul
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Projects

Currently, Paul Strebel is working on the following projects:

  • High-Speed Strategy
  • Beyond Best Practice: The Right Business Drivers for Trajectory Management
  • Global Corporate Governance (with Ulrich Steger, John Ward)

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