Visiting Fellow, United States
John Grant’s research focused on the interactions between the management of organizations of varying sizes and complexity and the natural world. He is interested in evolving performance criteria and their applicability in various contexts, both socio-political and physical. John is especially concerned with “global ecological sustainability” and alternative scenarios for civilization as it faces the future. John received his doctoral degree from the Harvard Business School and then joined the faculty of what is now the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. After achieving tenure he was elected to Chair the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management; and spent a year at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was later named the first Robert Kirby Professor of Strategic Management at Pitt Prior to doctoral studies, John received both B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State University. John and his wife, Ruth have children and grandchildren in the Pacific Northwest.