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Nitin Nohria

Dean, Harvard Business School


Nitin Nohria is the tenth dean of Harvard Business School, a post he has held since July, 2010. Nohria has previously served as co-chair of the Leadership Initiative, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development, and Head of the Organizational Behavior unit. Nohria’s large body of work (he is the author or co-author of 16 books) addresses the questions of human motivation, leadership, corporate transformation and accountability, and sustainable economic and human performance.


Better Learners are Better Leaders

Nitin Nohria: I don’t think what you do is you teach leadership, what you do is you help people become better learners from experience so that they can enhance their own leadership.  

Motivation Goes Way Beyond Money

Nitin Nohria: The best organizations allow human beings to acquire things that they value, to feel like a part of a team, to make sure the work they are doing is meaningful and that they have ways of defending their interests.