Dr Richard Common
A former civil servant, Richard’s academic career began as a researcher at the London Business School in 1988. Since then, he has lectured and researched at various UK universities plus the City University of Hong Kong. Richard joined the Manchester Business School in June 2007 from the Business School at the University of Hull.
He has written articles recently published in Public Management Review, International Public Management Journal and Policy Studies. He is also the author of ‘Public Management and Policy Transfer in South East Asia’.
His main teaching interests are in public management in general and HRM and change management in particular.
Richard’s current research interests include organisational and policy learning in government and comparative studies focusing on the Middle East and SE Asia.