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Dr Richard Common

BA (Hons) (Lancaster University), PGCE (University of Newcastle upon Tyne), MSc (London School of Economics), Dphil (York)
Director of Undergraduate Programmes and Associate Professor in Strategy (Teaching Focussed)

Department: Strategy and International Business
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466351
Location: B01 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

A former civil servant, Richard's academic career began in 1988 as a researcher at the London Business School. His doctoral research at York was in the field of public administration reform and he was awarded his DPhil in 2000. Richard's main research area is in international and comparative public management with an emphasis on international policy transfer. As well as working at various UK HEIs including York and Manchester, his international experience includes universities in Hong Kong and Oman.

Areas of Expertise
Public sector management

Administrative Roles
Director of Undergraduate Programmes

School Committee Memberships
Accreditation Standards Committee 2019
Rankings Committee 2020
School Management Group 2019
School Teaching and Learning Committee 2019

Richard is module convenor of the following modules:


Business School Dissertation (BUSI3006)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

International and comparative public policy and management; civil service reform

The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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