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Jonathan Michie


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: Davos 2021: to achieve a ‘great reset’, we can’t count on the same old globalists to lead the way (The Conversation, January 2021); Employee-owned companies perform better, but are resisted by banks, lawyers and governments (The Conversation, May 2019); Back to the future of lifelong learning  (WONKHE, March 2019); We must revive the century-old commitment to continuing Education  (THE, January 2019); Three things that will shape the economy in 2018 (The Conversation, December 2017);  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 Oxford 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; The Handbook of Globalisation (editor) Edward Elgar, 2003, 3rd Edition 2019 (in press). 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.