Jonathan Michie


Research Centre Director

Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange

Jonathan 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 and Director of the Oxford Centre for Mutual and Co-owned Business at Kellogg.

Publications include: Three things that will shape the economy in 2018:, 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 Mutual, Co-operative and Co-owned Business (editor, with Joseph Blasi and Carlo Borzaga), Oxford University Press  2017; Globalisation & Democracy (editor, 3 volumes), Edward Elgar, 2017; and the Advanced Introduction to Globalisation, Edward Elgar, 2017. He is an editor of several academic journals, and is Managing Editor of the International Review of Applied Economics. He is a member of the Management & Business Panel for REF2021.