Robert Simons

Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School

Robert Simons is a Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School, and has taught courses on strategy execution, management control systems, and accounting for more than 30 years. His book, Levers of Control, which describes how effective top managers balance innovation and control, won the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award. For three consecutive years, he’s also been named one of the top four best-selling business case authors in the world by The Case Centre. His other books include Seven Strategy Questions: A Simple Approach for Better Execution and Levers of Organization Design: How Managers Use Accountability Systems for Greater Performance and Commitment.