The authors are on the faculty of the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario, Canada s leading business school. They have worked as a team on school and private consulting initiatives for over a decade.
Adrian B. Ryans is Professor of Business Administration. He has served as Dean and Director of Executive Education, and has also taught at Stanford, INSEAD, and IMD. He has served as a marketing strategy and management development consultant to a number of leading companies around the world, including General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Nortel Networks, IBM, Varian, Fluke, and National Semiconductor. He currently directs the American Electronics Association/Ivey Executive Marketing Program for executives in high-technology companies.
Roger A. More is Associate Professor of Business Administration and former Hewlett-Packard Professor of Marketing and New Technology. He has been a professor at the Harvard Business School, and taught at INSEAD and Penn State. A professional engineer and marketing planning and strategy consultant, his clients include General Electric, Nortel Networks, DuPont, Hewlett-Packard, Uddeholm Steel, and ICI.
Donald W. Barclay is George and Mary Turnbull Professor. He teaches Marketing Management and Sales Management and is Director, Marketing Management Program at Ivey. He has also taught at Thunderbird and at Memorial University, Newfoundland. Formerly with IBM in sales and national account positions, he now consults to clients such as 3M, Novartis, and the Royal Bank of Canada.
Terry H. Deutscher is Professor of Business Administration. During his time at the School, he has served as Associate Dean, Director of Research, and founding director of Ivey s Executive MBA Program via video-conferencing. He has also held appointments at Cornell University, Ohio State University, the University of British Columbia, and IMD. His consulting clients include IBM, General Electric, Nortel Networks, Philips, and ICI.