Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Prof. Owen Darbishire is a Rhodes Lecturer in Management at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Pembroke College, posts he has held since 1996. Previously, he completed his undergraduate education at Balliol College, Oxford before doing his PhD at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, USA. His expertise lies in the areas of human resource management, organizational behaviour and comparative industrial relations. His research focuses on the transformation and re-organization of work in companies responding to new technology, and the effects of deregulation and competition. In particular, he has an interest in the telecommunications industry. Owen has lived and worked in the United States, Germany as well as Britain. His work has been published in a range of academic journals and books. He is also the co-author (with Harry Katz, Dean of the ILR School at Cornell University) of Converging Divergences: Worldwide Changes in Employment Systems (Cornell University Press 2000) which examines work and employment in seven countries including the United States, Germany, Japan, Sweden, Australia, Italy and Britain. In addition to teaching core MBA courses, he is also a consultant and an executive teacher to a many major companies in Britain and Europe.
• Decision Making and Risk Management:
• Motivation and Compensation:
• High Performance Human Resource Management: