Charlie Fine

Professor, MIT Sloan School




Selection Panel

Charles H. Fine, Ph.D. ( Chrysler LGO Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School President and Dean, Asia School of Business, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Charles H Fine is the founding President and Dean of the Asia School of Business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a collaboration between the MIT Sloan School of Management and Bank Negara Malaysia, the country’s central bank. For more than 30 years at MIT Sloan, Professor Fine has taught MBA and Executive Education courses in Operations Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, and Innovation. He led the collaboration between MIT Sloan and the Indian School of Business on manufacturing curriculum development (2011-2014), was a founding co-director of MIT’s Tata Center for Technology and Design (2012-2015), and a founding co-director of MIT’s Communications Futures Program (2002-2015). He previously served as co-director of MIT’s International Motor Vehicle Program (1993-1998). Professor Fine’s recent research focuses in two areas: (1) the development of principles for entrepreneurial organizations to build operations strategies and capabilities consistent with their business objectives, and (2) principles and practices for designing sustainable urban mobility systems. His previous work addressed strategic supply chain design principles for fast-clockspeed manufacturing and service industries. Professor Fine has an AB (1978) in Mathematics

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