Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange, University of Oxford

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 Economic Advisory Panel for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra); and Chair of Governors at UWC Atlantic College and a member of the United World Colleges (UWC) Council.

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 An Advanced Introduction to Globalisation, Edward Elgar, 2017. He is Managing Editor of the International Review of Applied Economics.


  • –present
    Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange, University of Oxford