Portrait of Vijay Sathe

Vijay Sathe was a professor at the Harvard Business School for 10 years prior to joining the faculty at Drucker-Ito School of Management. He has taught in numerous executive education programs around the world and has published six books and numerous articles in academic and professional journals. He has also served as a consultant to corporations worldwide, and he has advised government agencies and not-for-profit organizations.

Sathe’s two latest books are Manage Your Career: 10 Keys to Survival and Success When Interviewing and On the Job, published by Business Expert Press in 2015; and Strategy and Competitiveness in Latin American Markets: The Sustainability Frontier, co-edited with Urs Jäger and published by Edward Elgar in 2014.



Co-authored with Alfredo Enrione, and Donna Finley, “Avoiding the Best Practices Trap in Family Business Succession,” Organizational Dynamics, Volume 51, Issue 3 (2022): 1-20.

Co-authored with Donna Finley, “Sustaining the Arts via Business Model Innovation,” International Journal of Arts Management, Volume 24, no. 3 (2022): 36-43.

Co-authored with Alfredo Enrione, and Donna Finley, “Why Some Family Constitutions Fail,” Family Business, (2021).

Co-authored with Alfredo Enrione, and Donna Finley, “Five Sisters and Two Executors: A Case Study,” FFI Practitioner, publication of the Family Firm Institute, (2021).