David Wilson is currently Professor of Strategy and Head of the Strategic Management Group at the University of Warwick Business School. He is the author of seven books and over fifty articles on innovation, strategic decision making, organisational change and strategy. He has been Director of MBA programmes at Warwick Business School (1991-1993), Director of the Research Centre for Creativity, Strategy and Change (1998-2000) and was Visiting Professor at Uppsala University (Sweden) in 1985. He was Chairman of the British Academy of Management (1994 – 1997) where he served for over ten years as an Executive member. He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal ‘Organization Studies’ (1999 – 2003) where he had previously served on the Editorial Board and as Deputy Editor for over twenty years.
He is a Fellow of the Academy, elected in 1994 and is an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Management. He is listed in ‘Who’s Who in Social Science’ published by Edward Elgar, (2000), a list of leading international scholars in their field. He is currently Chairman of the scholarly society, the European Group for Organisation Studies.
His research focuses on three major themes- strategic decision making and implementation, organisational change and the political and economic context of international leisure and travel. His research has been conducted in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He was a founder member of the internationally known ‘Bradford Studies’ in strategic decision making research.