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Julian Birkinshaw

BSc (Durham) MBA PhD (Western Ontario)
London Business School Term Chaired Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Subject area:
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Research activity:
Coller Institute of Private Equity
Personal site:
Personal web page


‘Becoming a Better Boss’, (Jossey-Bass, 2013); ‘Reinventing Management’, (Jossey-Bass, 2010); ‘Management Innovation’, Academy of Management Review (2008); Giant Steps in Management, FT Prentice Hall (2007); ‘Voices that count’, Academy of Management Journal (2007); ‘The Innovation Value Chain’, Harvard Business Review (2007); ‘Making Sense of Management Innovation’, Sloan Management Review (2006); Sumantra Ghoshal on Management, (Pearson 2005); Inventuring (McGraw Hill, 2003); ‘Centres of Excellence in Multinational Corporations’, Strategic Management Journal (2002); Leadership the Sven Goran Eriksson Way (Capstone, 2002); ‘Knowledge as a Contingency Variable’, Organisation Science (2001); ‘Entrepreneurship and the Global Firm’ (Sage, 2000); ‘Unleash Innovation in Foreign Subsidiaries’, Harvard Business Review (2000).

Research interest

Strategic management (corporate entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, knowledge management); innovation (especially management innovation), and international management (foreign direct investment, global strategy).


Assistant Professor Stockholm School of Economics; Price Waterhouse Consultant; ICI

Contact Details

Email: jbirkinshaw@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8718
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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