Dr. Armand Gilinsky
Dr. Armand Gilinsky, Jr. is Professor of Business at Sonoma State University, where has taught Strategy and Entrepreneurship since 1998. He has served as Director of SSU's Entrepreneurship Center, Wine Business Program, and Small Business Institute. He previously held teaching appointments at the Harvard Business School, CSU East Bay, and Northeastern University. In 2007 and 2008, he lectured on wine business strategy and entrepreneurship to doctoral students and faculty at the University of Florence and the University of Macerata in Italy, and supervised the research of two doctoral students from Italy. Dr. Gilinsky has had extensive consulting experience in strategic planning, competitive strategy, and venture planning. He has authored over 40 business case studies and several articles on wine business strategy, entrepreneurial strategy, and socially responsible entrepreneurship. In 2010-11, he is serving as President of the North American Case Research Association, an international organization of some 450 case teachers and researchers. He holds the Ph.D. in Business Policy from Henley Management College/Brunel University (London).
Wine Business Specialties: WINE STRATEGY, CASE STUDIES, MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FAMILY BUSINESSES
Recent Case Study: Lopez, R.H. and Gilinsky, A., "The [ yellow tail ] phenomenon." North American Case Research Association, October 2011, San Antonio, TX.