Professor Ed Hess
Editor-in-Chief Ed Ryan interviews Professor Edward Hess. Hess spent more than 30 years in the business world. He is the author of nine books. His books include Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Entrepreneurial Businesses, Growing an Entrepreneurial Business: Concepts & Cases, Smart Growth: Building Enduring Businesses by Managing the Risks of Growth, Hess and Goetz, So You Want to Start A Business, The Road To Organic Growth, Hess and Cameron, eds., Leading with Values: Virtue, Positivity & High Performance, Hess and Kazanjian, eds., The Search for Organic Growth.
His current research focuses on the Darden Growth/Innovation Model, the challenges of managing private company growth and building enduring organizations. Hess has taught in Executive Education programs for Harris Corporation, Cigna, Timken, United Technologies, Genworth Financial, Pitney Bowes, Unilever Russia, Westinghouse Nuclear, Alpha Natural Resources, Alegco-Scotsman, FTI Consulting as well as IESE (Barcelona) and the Indian School of Business.