Professor Mike Wright joined Imperial College Business School as Professor of Entrepreneurship in September 2011. He is Director of the Centre for Management Buy-out Research, the first centre to be established devoted to the study of private equity and buyouts, which was founded in March 1986 at the Nottingham University Business School.
Previously he was Professor of Financial Studies at Nottingham University Business School since 1989. He has written over 40 books and more than 300 papers in academic and professional journals on management buy-outs, venture capital, habitual entrepreneurs, academic entrepreneurs, and related topics. He served two terms as an editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (1994-99), was a joint editor of the Journal of Management Studies until 2009 and is editor elect of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He is a member of the BVCA Research Advisory Board. He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Ghent and was recently ranked #1 worldwide for publications in academic entrepreneurship.
et al., 2016, INNOVATION THROUGH TRADITION: LESSONS FROM INNOVATIVE FAMILY BUSINESSES AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH, Academy of Management Perspectives, Vol:30, ISSN:1558-9080, Pages:93-116
Grosman A, Okhmatovskiy I, Wright M, 2016, State Control and Corporate Governance in Transition Economies: 25 Years on from 1989, Corporate Governance-an International Review, Vol:24, ISSN:0964-8410, Pages:200-221
Zahra SA, Wright M, 2016, Understanding the Social Role of Entrepreneurship, Journal of Management Studies, Vol:53, ISSN:0022-2380, Pages:610-629
et al., 2016, Understanding a new generation incubation model: The accelerator, Technovation, Vol:50-51, ISSN:0166-4972, Pages:13-24
Rasmussen E, Mosey S, Wright M, 2015, The transformation of network ties to develop entrepreneurial competencies for university spin-offs, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol:27, ISSN:0898-5626, Pages:430-457