Researcher Profiles
Edward Hess
Professor of Business Administration, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia

Edward D Hess is a Professor of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. His research focuses on Growth Strategies, Systems and Processes, as well as High Performance Organizations.  

He is the author of 11 books, 75 articles and over 60 Darden cases, etc. dealing with growth, innovation and learning cultures, systems and processes.  His most recent book is Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization, (Columbia Business School Publishing, September 2014) has been an Amazon best seller and was awarded the Well Fargo Award for Research Excellence. In that book Hess confronts our natural reflexive cognitive and emotional learning inhibitors that limit our ability to adopt new technologies and change our mental models of how the world works and puts forth a research based model of how organizations and individuals can be high performance continuous learners.

Hess's work has appeared in over 350 media outlets around the world including European Business Review, Financial Times, CNBC, BusinessWeek.com, Fox Business News, Forbes.com, Big Think, Reuters.com, Inc.com, WSJ Radio, Bloomberg Radio, Dow Jones, MSNBC Radio, Business Insider.com, Fast Company and Inc. 

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Raising Your Organization’s Digital IQ – Presented on 26 May 2016 at US LEF Executive Forum, Washington DC

01 JUN 2016 / THOMAS POWER, DAN WAKEMAN, EDWARD HESS, DAVID MOSCHELLA, BOB BARKER, DAN HUSHON, SIMON WARDLEY, DAVID GOLDSBY, LEWIS RICHARDS, IBRAHIM JACKSON, ROBINA CHATHAM, RICHARD DAVIES, DAVID REID

Raising Your Organization’s Digital IQ – Presented on 11 November 2015 at European LEF Executive Forum, London

13 NOV 2015 / LEMUEL LASHER, SIMON WARDLEY, KIRT MEAD, DAVID MOSCHELLA, LIAM MAXWELL, BOB BARKER, MARK KENNEDY, THOMAS POWER, EDWARD HESS, RICHARD BHANAP, RICHARD DAVIES

Information Technology: The Common Denominator of Growth?

06 SEP 2012 / EDWARD HESS

Smart Growth

06 SEP 2012 / EDWARD HESS

Fusing the Growth and Austerity Agendas via Information Technology

07 AUG 2012 / DAVID MOSCHELLA, EDWARD HESS