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In addition to his role at Bath, Professor Geoffrey Wood is DanCap Private Equity Chair and Professor, at Western University in Canada. Previously, he served as Dean and Professor of International Business, at Essex Business School and before then as Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School, UK. He has authored/co-authored/edited twenty books, and over two hundred and twenty articles in peer-reviewed journals.  He has an H-index of 52, and an i10 Index of 213.  He holds honorary positions at Trinity, and at Griffith and Monash University in Australia. Geoff's research interests centre on the relationship between institutional setting, corporate governance, firm finance, and firm level work and employment relations. 

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, and is also in receipt of an Honorary Doctorate in economics from Aristotle University, Greece. Geoffrey Wood is Editor in Chief of the Academy of Management Perspectives, Official Journal of the Academy of Management (US), as well as of Human Resource Management Journal. He is also co-chair of the BAM Finance Special Interest Group. He is also Co-Editor of the Annals of Corporate Governance. He is also editor of the Chartered ABS Journal Ranking list, and International Reviewer of the ABDC Journal Guide. He has had numerous research grants, including funding councils (e.g. ESRC), government departments (e.g. US Department of Labour; UK Department of Works and Pensions), charities (e.g. Nuffield Foundation), the labour movement (e.g. the ITF) and the European Union.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Commerce, Doctor of Philosophy, Rhodes University

Award Date: 28 Feb 1995

Keywords

  • HG Finance
  • HRM
  • International Business
  • Comparative political economy

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