Michael Barnett, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Listen to this article

00:00
00:00

Every Thursday a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, will define five key terms. The definitions can be found in the “editors choice” below.

Mike Barnett is professor of strategy at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.

He is an expert in corporate social responsibility and managing corporate and industry reputations.

Prof Barnett’s research interests include why companies do “good” such as making a contribution towards social and environmental improvement. He also analyses how effective external governance systems, such as markets, trade associations, activist groups and consumers, promote good behaviour and deter bad behaviour from companies.

He has a PhD and MPhil in strategic management from New York University’s Stern School of Business and an MBA from Webster University.

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2017. All rights reserved. You may share using our article tools. Please don't copy articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.