John Child
University of Birmingham

John Child MA, PhD, ScD, FBA is Professor Emeritus at the University of Birmingham. He also holds visiting positions in Brazil and China. He was Dean of the Aston Business School 1986-1989, Director of the China-Europe Management Institute in Beijing 1989-1990 and Diageo Professor of Management at the University of Cambridge from 1991 to 2000. John 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]. He has published 20 books and approximately 150 articles and book chapters. His book Corporate Co-evolution (with Suzana Rodrigues) won the Academy of Management Terry Award in 2009. He has been editor-in-chief of Organization Studies and Senior Editor of Management and Organization Review. John Child’s research is in organization and international business. He is particularly interested in how organization contributes to problems in modern society, and how smaller firms internationalize.