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Dr. Paul Tiffany
Senior Lecturer
Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley

Paul Tiffany is a Senior Lecturer at the Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches courses in Business Policy & Strategy and International Management.  He also currently serves as a Visiting Professor at Sasin, the Graduate Institute of Business at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand; IOMBA, the International Organizations MBA program at the University of Geneva; the AVT Business School in Copenhagen; and the Columbia University School of Business in New York City.  He has taught in the past at Stanford GSB, CEIBS in Shanghai, and the University of Pennsylvania.  Professor Tiffany earned his undergraduate degree from Loyola University, an MBA from Harvard University, and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.

Professor Tiffany is active in a number of academic organizations, and has published his research in various journals.  His book The Decline of American Steel was published by Oxford University Press in 1988, and published in a Japanese edition in 1989.  Business Plans for Dummies (IDG Books), co-authored with Dr. Steven Peterson, was published in 1997 and again in 2005 in a 2nd Edition.  It was a finalist in the Booz Allen/Financial Times Best Business Book of 1998 competition.  The first edition went through fifteen printings, and was available in ten languages.  Professor Tiffany is the recipient of several awards for his teaching, including the Anvil Award, presented annually to the outstanding professor in Wharton’s graduate program, the Lindback Award as the outstanding professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Cheit Award as the outstanding professor in the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA program, in both 2003 and 2004.

Prior to entering academia, Dr. Tiffany worked as a consultant with several national management consulting firms and as an assistant to the president of a large financial services firm.  Currently, Dr. Tiffany heads Paul Tiffany & Associates, a multi-specialty consulting and training organization based that offers management services to firms throughout the world.  Recent clients have included Deutsche Post World Net (Germany), Siam Cement Group (Thailand), PepsiCo, Genentech, McKesson, Inc., The Hartford Insurance Co., Statoil (Norway), NFL Players Association, Microsoft, Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino, US Steel, Raytheon, Toyota (Japan), Cisco Systems, Korean Management Association (Korea), Banc of America, and MinSheng Bank (China), among many others.

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