Professor Hugh Willmott

Research Professor in Organisational Studies

Cardiff Business School

Email:
willmotth@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4418
Location:
F09b, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

I have an established reputtaion in the broad field of management with a specialist focus in area of organization studies. Current interests include corporate goverance, theories of resistance and the significance of craft in research. 

Education and qualifications

  • 1972: BSsc in Management Sciences, Ist Class Hons (Manchester)
  • 1977: PhD in Management / Sociology (Manchester)
  • 2008 : Honorary PhD (Lund University, Sweden)

Professional service

  • 1986- Editorial board member of Academy of Management Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Studies, Organization, Organization Studies and many others
  • 2008 REF Panel Member for Business and Management
  • 2012-2015 Associate Editor of Organization
  • 2014 REF Panel Member for Business and Management
  • 2015-2017 Associate Editor, Academy of Management Review

Honours and awards

Honours and Awards

  • 1972 Royal Society of Arts Award (UMIST)
  • 1989- Vistiting positions / professorships at Copenhagen Business School, Uppsala University, Cranfield University, Sydney University, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2009 Elected to the Academy of Social Sciences
  • 2015 Elected to the Royal Academy

Academic positions

  • 1974-1976 Demonstrator, Department of Management Sciences, UMIST
  • 1976-1983 Tutor and Course Counsellor, Open University
  • 1977-1988 Lecturer, Aston Business School, University of Aston
  • 1988-1991 Lecturer, Manchester School of Management, UMIST
  • (1989) Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School
  • (1990) Visiting Professor, Uppsala Business School
  • 1991-1993 Senior Lecturer, Manchester School of Management,UMIST
  • 1993-1995 Reader, Manchester School of Management, UMIST
  • 1995 -2001 Professor of Organizational Analysis, Manchester School of Management, UMIST
  • (1999-2004) Visiting Professor, University of Lund
  • (2000-2003) Visiting Professor, Cranfield University
  • 2001- 2006 Diageo Professor of Management Studies, Judge Institute of Management, Cambridge University
  • (2005) Visiting Professor, University of Sydney
  • (2006- )Research Professor of Organization Studies, Cardiff Business School, University of Cardif
  • (2006 -) Fellow of Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • (2007 -2010) Visiting Professor, University of Lund
  • (2011-2012) Visiting Professor, University of Technology Sydney
  • (2017- ) Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School

Speaking engagements

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Teaching commitments

  • Principles of Qualitative Research

Research interests

  • Accounting in organizations and society
  • Managerial work
  • Management education and learning
  • Social theory

PhD supervision research interests

  • Critical study of aspects of management and organization

External profiles