Jonathan Michie


Research Centre Director

Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange

Professor Michie is Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange. From 2004-2008 Jonathan was Director of Birmingham Business School and a member of Council at the University of Birmingham, where he was Professor of Management; from 1997-2004 he held the Sainsbury Chair of Management at Birkbeck, University of London where he was Head of the School of Management & Organisational Psychology. From 1992-1997 he was a University Lecturer in Accounting & Finance at the Judge Business School in Cambridge where he was also a Fellow & Director of Studies in Economics at Robinson College and a Research Associate of the ESRC Centre for Business Research.

Jonathan is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences; Director of the Oxford Centre for Mutual and Employee-owned Business at Kellogg; a member of the Finance Committee of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS); and a member of the Economic Advisory Panel for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Publications include: The Political Economy of Competitiveness: Essays on employment, public policy and corporate performance (with M. Kitson, Routledge, 2000); the edited 2-Volume Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences(Routledge & Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001); The Handbook of Globalisation (Edward Elgar, 2003 and updated 2011); The Political Economy of the Environment (Routledge, 2011); Why the Social Sciences Matter, (editor, with Cary Cooper), Macmillan, 2015; Mutual, Cooperative and Employee-Owned Businesses in the Asia Pacific, (editor, with Chris Rowley), Routledge, 2015; the Handbook of Co-operative and Mutual Business, (editor, with Joseph Blasi and Carlo Borzaga), Oxford University Press  2017; and the Advanced Introduction to Globalisation, Edward Elgar, 2017..  He is an editor of several academic journals including the International Review of Applied Economics, and the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy & Society for whom he co-edited the issue on Innovation, Networks and Knowledge Exchange.