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Anita M. McGahan

Anita M. McGahanUniversity of Toronto, Professor and George E. Connell Chair in Organizations and Society

Anita M. McGahan is University Professor and George E. Connell Chair in Organizations and Society at the University of Toronto. Her primary appointments are at the Rotman School of Management and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. She advises the LPO area with regards to research and teaching in social innovation.

McGahan's has written four books including How Industries Evolve: Principles for Achieving and Sustaining Superior Performance and over 150 articles, case studies, notes and other published material on competitive advantage, industry evolution, and global health. Her current research emphasizes entrepreneurship in the public interest and innovative collaboration between public and private organizations.

McGahan earned both her PhD and AM at Harvard University, holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a BA from Northwestern University. She also spent several years at both McKinsey & Company and Morgan Stanley & Company and was previously on the faculties of both Harvard Business School and Boston University.