SMS

Marvin Lieberman
University of California, Los Angeles

Marvin Lieberman holds the Harry and Elsa Kunin Chair in Business and Society at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he heads the Strategy Area and serves as Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Doctoral Program. Prior to arriving at UCLA in 1990, he was on the faculty of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. Marvin Lieberman has been an active member of the SMS for over thirty years and an SMS Fellow since 2011. He has served on the SMS Board and is currently SMS Media Innovations co-editor. Marvin Lieberman’s research interests combine the perspectives of economics and business strategy. His current research focuses on business entry and exit, resource redeployment, and methods to assess the creation and distribution of economic value by business firms. He has published on additional topics including learning curves, strategic deterrence, vertical integration, competitive imitation, first-mover advantages, and the comparative productivity of manufacturing firms. His paper on “First Mover Advantages” was awarded the 1996 Best Paper Prize by the Strategic Management Society.