INNOVATION AND ORGANIZATION
Tom Lawrence is Professor of Strategic Management at Saïd Business School, Oxford. His areas of expertise include strategic management, organisational change, social innovation, institutional theory, and social change.
He is a leader in developing research strategy and organisation theory that integrates cultural understandings of organisations, industries and fields with a concern for the role of individuals and organisations in creating change. This work has appeared in the leading organisation and strategy journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and the Journal of Management. He is also a co-editor of the Sage Handbook of Organization Studies, Second Edition, Institutional Work: Actors and Agency in Institutional Studies of Organizations, and the Sage Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, Second Edition.
Before joining Saïd Business School, Tom was the W. J. VanDusen Professor of Management at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. Prior to that, Tom held permanent or visiting positions at the University of Victoria, University of British Columbia, Cambridge University, McGill University, St. Andrews University, and Chulalongkorn University. He received his PhD in organisational analysis and BComm in finance from the University of Alberta.