William Duggan

Senior Lecturer in Business at Columbia Business School

Biography

Columbia Business School

William Duggan is the author of three recent books on innovation: Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement (2007); Creative Strategy: A Guide for Innovation (2012); and The Seventh Sense: How Flashes of Insight Change Your Life (2015).  In 2007 the journal Strategy+Business named Strategic Intuition “Best Strategy Book of the Year.” He has BA, MA and PhD degrees from Columbia University, and twenty years of experience as a strategy advisor and consultant. 

Professor Duggan teaches innovation in three venues at Columbia Business School: MBA and Executive MBA courses, and Executive Education sessions. In 2014 he won the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence. He has given talks and workshops on innovation to thousands of executives from companies in countries around the world.  

Research

Journal articles

How Aha! Really Happens In strategy+business (2010)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Books

The Seventh Sense: How Flashes of Insight Change Your Life (2015)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Creative Strategy: A Guide for Innovation (2013)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement (2007)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Napoleon''s Glance: The Secret of Strategy (2002)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Chapters

Improvisation in Management In Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies (2016)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, William Duggan

Intuition in Strategic Thinking In Rational Intuition: Philosophical Roots, Scientific Investigations (2014)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Intuition in Strategic Thinking In Rational Intuition: Philosophical Roots, Scientific Investigations (2014)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Strategic Intuition in Army Training In Exploring Strategic Thinking: Insights to Assess, Develop, and Retain Army Strategic Thinkers (2013)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Strategic Intuition In Handbook of Intuition Research (2011)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan, Malia Mason

Flash versus Blink: An Introduction to Strategic Intuition In Strategic Intuition (2007)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Ideas and Insights

Networking for a Job? Try This Instead. (2015)

Other

Coup d''Oeil: Strategic Intuition in Army Planning (2005)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

In The News

Magazine articles

Your Seventh Sense: Beyond Mindfulness In The European Business Review (2015)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Creative Strategy: A Guide for Innovation from Mind to Method In The European Business Review (2013)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Design vs. Discovery: Which Way to Innovation? In The European Business Review (2013)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

Roots of Prosperity In Strategy+Business (2010)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan, R. Glenn Hubbard

Strategic Intuition: East Meets West in the Executive Mind In Peking University Business Review (2008)
Coauthor(s): William Duggan

The Forgotten Lessons of the Marshall Plan In strategy+business (2008)
Coauthor(s): R. Glenn Hubbard, William Duggan

Newspaper articles

Why Africa Needs a Marshall Plan In Financial Times (2007)
Coauthor(s): R. Glenn Hubbard, William Duggan

Videos

Courses Taught

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