Geoffrey Owen

London School of Economics

Geoffrey Owen

Sir Geoffrey Owen is Senior Fellow in the Department of Management, London School of Economics. Before joining the LSE in 1991 he had spent most of his career with the Financial Times, serving as editor from 1981 to 1990. He also worked for the Industrial Reorganisation Corporation in 1968-69 and later for British Leyland Motor Corporation. Since joining the LSE he has written extensively in the field of corporate strategy, corporate governance and global competition. His books include “Industry in the USA” (Penguin 1967), “From Empire to Europe: the decline and revival of British industry since the second world war” (HarperCollins 1999), and “The rise and fall of great companies: Courtaulds and the reshaping of the man-made fibres industry” (Oxford 2010).

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