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Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti on How US Can Lead Business Innovation

Bhaskar Chakravorti is a Senior Associate Dean at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

How the U.S. Can Lead Business Innovation

As the election winds to a close it feels like there aren't many areas of agreement between Pres. Obama and Gov. Romney, between their respective Democratic and Republican parties.

But we've found one: both want to see innovation and the growth of new businesses.

Today we get behind the platitudes to ask — no matter who wins on Tuesday — how do you foster innovation? How do you ensure the U.S. is a rising power at the forefront of cutting edge technology, not lagging behind?


  • Rosabeth Moss Kantor, professor at Harvard Business School, and author of Supercorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth and Social Good.
  • Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean, Tufts Fletcher School.