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Professor of Commerce, University of Birmingham

John Child is Professor of Commerce at the University of Birmingham. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business and the British Academy of Management. In 2006, he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy [FBA]. His degrees are all from the University of Cambridge.

Experience

  • 2000–2020
    Professor, University of Birmingham
  • 1991–2000
    Professor, University of Cambridge
  • 1973–1991
    Professor, Aston University

Education

  • 1984 
    University of Cambridge, ScD
  • 1967 
    University of Cambridge, PhD

Publications

  • 2020
    Social capital development through the stages of internationalization: Relations between British and Indian SMEs, Global Strategy Journal
  • 2020
    Contextualizing internationalization decision-making research in SMEs: Towards an integration of existing studies. , European Management Review
  • 2020
    . Strategic alliance research in the era of digital transformation: Perspectives on future research. , British Journal of Management
  • 2020
    Organizational participation in post-Covid society – Its contributions and enabling conditions. , International Review of Applied Economics

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    Internationalization of Polish SMEs
    Role:
    Co-investigator
    Funding Source:
    British Academy/Leverhulme Trust
  • 2004
    Internationalization of SMEs
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ESRC
  • 1998
    Internationalization of Hong Kong firms
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Hong Kong Research Grants Council
  • 1998
    Managing business in China
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Hong Kong Industry Fund

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, British Academy, British Academy of Management, European Group for Organization Studies, International Association of Chinese Management research

Honours

Honorary doctorates from Aalborg University, Aston University, Corvinus University (Budapest), Helsinki School of Economics (now Aalto University). Lifetime achievement awards from the Academy of International Business, the British Academy of Management, the European Group for Organization Studies, the International Association for Chinese Management Research