Lawrence (Larry) Hrebiniak, PhD

Emeritus Associate Professor, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Organizational adaptation, strategy formulation and implementation

About Lawrence (Larry):

An emeritus professor in management, Larry Hrebiniak has research interests in strategy execution or implementation, with a particular interest in organizational adaption and competitive success. He has consulted with many well-known companies in the U.S. and globally, and facilitated many of Jack Welch’s legendary “Work-Outs.” He was a television commentator on the “Wharton Management Report” when that program appeared nationally on the Financial News Network. He is the author of six books, including Making Strategy Work: Leading Effective Execution and Change, a comprehensive guide to effective strategy implementation.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

GBTA Academy: Global Leadership Professional Program
Academic Director
A joint venture between Wharton and the GBTA Academy, this program addresses both the opportunities and challenges of managing business travel in today's environment. The GLP program aims to provide individuals with the keys to create value for corporations and customers.

Making Strategy Work: Leading Effective Execution
Academic Director
Gain the framework to develop and execute strategic plans. Learn to integrate strategy and implementation while you examine integration issues, strategic change, and impact on corporate culture.

Creating and Implementing Strategy for Competitive Advantage
Learn to accurately assess the competition, design a compelling strategy, leverage your firm’s capabilities to full advantage, and obtain necessary resources through alliances, acquisitions, and internal corporate ventures.