Professor in Strategy and International Business in the School for Business and Society
Christopher Williams is Professor in Strategy and International Business in the School for Business and Society at the University of York in the UK. He is also Associate Dean of School for External Relations and Knowledge Exchange. His research interests include international strategy, innovation in international firms and contexts, health R&D and organizational resilience. Before entering academia in 2007, Dr Williams spent two decades in industry, mostly in innovative and international environments, including 10 years with IMS Health. His research appears in journals such as Research Policy, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Business Review, Journal of Business Research and Journal of International Management. He has also published a range of teaching cases on strategy and innovative issues in international contexts with Ivey Publishing and is author of Venturing in International Firms: Contexts and Cases in a High-Tech World (Routledge, 2018), Management Consultancy for Innovation (Routledge, 2019) and Organizing for Resilience (with J. You) (Routledge, 2021).
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