Faculty Details

Faculty Details
David Faulkner
Visiting Professor

Area: Management


 


Education

Doctorate from Oxford University (D Phil)

Experience

27 years



Career overview

David Faulkner is an Oxford educated economist by background, who prior to becoming an academic 27 years ago spent much of his earlier career as a strategic management consultant, and business builder. He is Emeritus Professor of Strategy at Royal Holloway, University of London, and formerly Visiting Research Professor, The Open University. He has been in recent years Deputy Director of the Oxford University Said Business School, Director of the MBA programme for the Oxford University, Director of Undergraduate Programmes, Chief Examiner for the MBA, Chairman of the Graduate Studies Committee, Chairman of the Faculty of Management.

On moving into academic life in 1989, he became a lecturer in the Strategy Group in the Cranfield School of Management, and gained a Doctorate from Oxford University (D Phil), researching into conditions for success in International Strategic Alliances. He has written or edited 13 books and many papers for professional journals.





Research and Publications

Academic Journals Articles Published

1992 Competitive Strategies and Congruent Organisation Structures: Some Suggestions.with Prof C.Bowman European Management Journal, December.

1994 Measuring Product Advantage Using Competitive Benchmarking and Customer Perceptions.with Prof C.Bowman Long Range Planning, Feb

1996 Valuing Partner Contributions in Strategic Alliances; published in Good Practice Guidelines by Institute of Chartered Accountants, judged article of Outstanding Merit by Financial and Management Accounting Committee of the International Federation of Accountants, New York

2000 Changes in Management practice and the Post-acquisition performance achieved by Investors in the UK with J.Child and R.Pitkethly, British Journal of Management

2000 Foreign Direct Investment in the UK 1985-1994: the Impact on Domestic Management Practice with J.Child and R.Pitkethly, Journal of Management Studies

2002 International M&A in the UK 1985-1994: A Comparison of National HRM Practices with J.Child and R.Pitkethly, International Journal of Human Resource Management

2004 The Economics of International Comparative Advantage in the Modern World, with Susan Segal Horn EBJ

2005 Corporate Social Responsibility; A Stages Framework with Ysanne Carlisle, EBJ

2006 The Strategy of Reputation – Journal of Strategic Change with Ysanne Carlisl

Authored Books

1994 The Essence of Competitive Strategy. Prentice-Hall, London; with Prof Cliff Bowman

1995 International Strategic Alliances: Cooperating to Compete. McGraw-Hill, Maidenhead.

1997 Competitive and Corporate Strategy. With Prof Cliff Bowman, a textbook on Strategy for MBA level published by Irwin.

1998 Strategies of Co-operation: The Formation & Management of Strategic Alliances, with Professor John Child, Oxford University Press,

1999 The Dynamics of International Strategy with Professor Susan Segal-Horn International Thomson

2001 Management of International Acquisitions, with Professor Child and Dr Robert Pitkethly, Oxford University Press

2006 Cooperative strategies, with Professor John Child and professor Steve Tallman, Oxford University Press,

2009 International Strategy; The Dynamics of Global Management with Prof Susan Segal- Horn (Open University) Thomsons

Edited Books

1992 The Challenge of Strategic Management. Kogan Page, London, England. with Professor Gerry Johnson

2000 Cooperative Strategies: Business, Economic and Organisational Issues with Mark de Rond , OUP .

2002 Strategy: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management (Routledge)

2003 The Oxford Handbook of Strategy (OUP) edited, with Andrew Campbell

2012 The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions, 2012 OUP Edited with Dr Satu Terrikangas and Rick Joseph

Published Case Studies

1993 The Rover / Honda Alliance. Case Study and teaching note in Johnson and Scholes: Exploring Corporate Strategy (3rd edition).(1993)

1994 Royal Bank of Scotland / Banco Santander Case Study. In Strategic Alliance Case Studies, editor Johan Roos.(1994)

1998 ICL/ Fujitsu in Global Marketing Management, Prentice Hall editor Prof R.Seringhaus

Book Chapters

1992 Strategic Alliances - Co-operation for Competition. In: The Challenge of Strategic Management. (Eds: Faulkner,DO; Johnson,G) Kogan Page, London.

1993 The International Transfer of Learning: The Key to Successful Strategic Alliances. In: The Challenge of International Business. (Ed: Segal-Horn,S) Kogan- Page, London.

1994 Strategic Alliance Evolution through Learning: The Rover/Honda Alliance; in Strategic Renaissance and Business Transformation edited by Thomas,H and O'Neal,D. John Wiley and Sons, London

1996 Success and failure of International Strategic alliances: Evidence from in-depth Case Studies in Strategy, Structure and Style, edited by Thomas,H, O’Neal, D and Ghertman,M published by John Wiley and Sons, London

1998 The Management of International Strategic Alliances in The Strategy and Organisation of International Business edited by Buckley, P., Burton, F, and Mizra,H McMillan, London

1998 Portfolio Matrices in Techniques of Analysis & Evaluation in Strategic Management; edited by Scholes,K and Ambrosini, V; Kogan Page, London

2003 Change Processes in Acquisitions: National Comparisons with J.Child and R.Pitkethly chapter in Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Vol 2, JAI/Elsevier, Edited by A.Gregory and C.Grant

2003 Integration and Control: Foreign Acquisitions in the UK 1985-1994 with J.Child and R.Pitkethly chapter in Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Vol 2, JAI/Elsevier. Edited by A.Gregory and C.Grant

Working Papers

1993 Pushing on a String: Uncertain Outcomes from Intended Competitive Strategies with C. Bowman. Cranfield Working Paper SW3/93, 1-17.

1997 Foreign Direct Investment in the UK 1985-1994: the Impact on Domestic Management Practice with J.Child and R.Pitkethly WP77, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

Refereed Conference Papers

1992 Cooperating for Competition: A Taxonomy of Strategic Alliances. Conference of British Academy of Management, Bradford.

1992 Strategic Alliance Evolution through Learning: The Rover/Honda Alliance. Strategic Management Society Conference, London.

1993 International Strategic Alliances need not be Temporary; Conference of British Academy of Management, Milton Keynes.

1993 Strategic Partnership: A Way of leveraging Competitive Advantage, 2nd Global Forum on The Business Implications of Technology, Management Centre Europe, Brussels.

1994 The Central Importance of Partner Attitudes to the Success of Strategic Alliances, Conference of the British Academy of Management, Lancaster

1994 Strategic Alliances: Understanding the Internal Dynamics of Cross-Border Alliances; Conference of the Strategic Management Society, Paris

1995 The Management of International Strategic Alliances, Conference of the AIB, Bradford

1996 Some Thoughts on the Virtual Corporation; Conference of the British Academy of Management, Aston University

1997 Foreign Direct Investment in the UK 1985-1994: the Impact on Domestic Management Practice with J.Child and R Pitkethly, BAM Conference, September, London

1998 Are trust and control opposing forces or complementary functions in alliances, EGOS 14th Colloquium Maastricht, July

1998 Change processes in Multi-organisational Mpartnerships: Some national Comparisons; with R.Pitkethly and J.Child; 5th International Conference on Multi- organisational Partnerships & Co-operative Strategy, Balliol College, Oxford July

Other Conference Papers

1993 Strategic Partnership: A Way of leveraging Competitive Advantage, 2nd Global Forum on The Business Implications of Technology, Management Centre Europe, Brussels.

1994 International Strategic Alliances: Formation and Form; 1st International Workshop in Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Brussels

1995 Direct Investment in the UK by Firms from the Major Investing Foreign Countries 1985-1994 and Potential Implications for UK Management Practice with Professor John Child, 2nd International Workshop in Multi-Organisational partnerships, Strathclyde University.

1995 Financing Alliances, IIR Conference on Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures, London, February

1995 Strategic Alliances in the Airline Industry, IIR Conference on Airline Alliances and Cooperations, London June

1995 Virtual not Vertical Integration, IIR Conference on Virtual Integration in the Pharmaceutical Industry, June, London

1995 Strategic Alliances: Beating the 50% Failure Rate, IIR Conference on Alliances for Innovation, London, November

1995 Ingredients of Success and Failure in Alliances, Major Projects Association Conference, ‘Partnering: Competition VS Cooperation’, Oxford, December

1996 Valuing Partner Contributions to a Strategic Alliance, IIR Conference on Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures April 1996, London

1996 Business Partnerships in Weak Legal Environments; Conference on Investment in Russia: Legal and Political Issues, Social Market Foundation, March, London

1996 The Nature of Technology Transfer in Strategic alliances - an Assessment of the Fujitsu - ICL Alliance; 3rd International Workshop in Multi-Organisational partnerships, Strathclyde University with M.Lynsky.

1997 Multi-organisational Management Change through Foreign Acquisition: A Qualitative Perspective; with R.Pitkethly and J.Child; 4th International Conference on Multi-organisational Partnerships & Co-operative Strategy, Balliol College, Oxford July

1997 The Evolution of Co-operation in Non-Joint Venture Strategic Alliances: Insights from the Royal Bank of Scotland and Banco Santander Case study, with M de Rond, Balliol Conference as above.