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Jonathan Calof is a full professor of strategy and international business at the Telfer School of Management. His research and consulting focuses on helping governments and companies make better decisions through competitive intelligence, foresight and business analytics. He is a prolific author with over 150 publications to his credit and a popular speaker with over 1000 speeches and workshops as well as dozens of media interviews.Jonathan is the author and co-editor of several books on competitive intelligence including co-editor of the Competitive Intelligence Foundation’s Conference and Trade Show Intelligence book. He also pens a column on event intelligence for competitive intelligence magazine and is executive editor for Frontline Safety and Security. In addition to his involvement in the consulting and academic world, Dr. Calof is also a director with several companies. Recently Dr. Calof released the results of a global study looking at lessons learned from the largest corporate failure in Canadian corporate history. The study results have led to new tools and skills for boards of directors, measurements for organizational resiliency and understanding of how the black cloud of customer doubt begins how it can be measured and managed.
He has received several international honours including Frost and Sullivan’s life time achievement award in competitive intelligence; Fellow award from the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals; Honorary Professor at Yunnan Normal University in China; Appointment to the international advisory board for the Russian Foresight Committee of HSE; Honorary member of the Russian Society of Competitive Intelligence Professional; Board of advisors for the Centre en Intelligence Economique et Management Stratégique(CIE'MS/Center for Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Management in Morocco.
Understanding how large companies fail and succeed - the Nortel research study . Competitive and business intelligence internationally. Knowledge management and international business. International competitiveness
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