Department of Management

John Howells

BSc. MSc. PhD, Associate professor

John Howells

Research areas

Profile

Associate Professor
PhD. Failure in Novel Food Biotechnology Innovation, Nottingham Trent University
MSc. Science and Technology Policy, Manchester University
BSc. Physics, 2.1 (Hons) Bristol University

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Research Area
Economic behaviour and property rights
Patents and economic behaviour in development
Competition and technological change
Economic change and ‘learning’
Management of technology and innovation

Academic Experience
1999 -  Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Aarhus University
1992 - 1999: Lecturer, Department of Management Studies, Brunel University
1990 - 1992: Lecturer, Department of Business Studies, University of Edinburgh,
1989 - 1990: Research Fellow, Department of Business Studies, University of Edinburgh,
1986 - 1989: Research Fellow, Department of Business Studies, Nottingham Trent University

Teaching Areas
Intellectual property and business development (MSc. Management of Innovation)
Strategy, economics and innovation (MSc. Strategic Management)
The research process and the doctorate (PhD programme).
Economic development and property rights
Management of operations, technology and innovation
Economics of technology policy
 

Selected Publications

Howells, J and Scholderer, J (2015) 'Forget Unlearning? How an Empirically Unwarranted Concept from Psychology was Imported to Flourish in Management and Organisation Studies' 30th November, accepted, Management Learning, pp 1-37.

Katznelson, R and Howells, J (2014)The Myth of the Early Aviation Patent Hold-up – How a US Government Monopsony Commandeered Pioneer Airplane Patents’ Industrial and Corporate Change, 24, (1): 1-64 Link to full text in journal

Added to 'Editors' choice' list of the best of ICC articles: www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/indcor/editorchoiceicc.html

Howells, J (2005) The Management of Technological Innovation – The Shaping of Technology and Institutions of the Market Economy, London and New York, Sage, p. 1-290

Howells J (2002) 'The Response of Old Technology Incumbents to Technological Competition – Does the Sailing Ship Effect Exist?' Journal of Management Studies, 39, 7, 887-907

Howells, J (l994) Managers and Innovation - The Strategic Construction of a Biotechnology, London, Routledge, p. 1-224

Howells, J and Hine J eds, (l993) 'Innovative Banking - Competition and the Configuration of a New Network Technology, London, Routledge, p.1-238

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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