Professor Mark Dodgson

Professor

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Overview

Innovation management and policy

Mark Dodgson AO is Professor of Innovation Studies at UQ Business School, and Visiting Professor at Imperial College London His research interests are in the areas of corporate strategies and government policies for technology and innovation. He has previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Technical Change Centre, London (1983-85). He was Senior Fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex (1985-93), and was Professor of Management at the Australian National University (1993-2002). He was co-Founder of the National Graduate School of Management at the ANU and was its Executive Director.

Mark has authored over 100 refereed articles and book chapters, and 14 books. He has been an advisor and consultant to the European Commission and to government agencies in the US, Japan, UK, Germany, Spain, Thailand, Taiwan, Korea and South Africa, and to numerous organizations in Australia. He has been an invited participant at international conferences in over 60 countries. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Nestlé Australia Ltd, the Advisory Board of Thiess plc, and has founded or been on the Board of five start-ups, including most recently: Behaviour Innovation Pty Ltd, and The Playful Work Company.

Mark is a member of the Editorial Board of eight academic journals. He writes a regular blog on entrepreneurship and universities for the World Economic Forum.

His current major research interests include: innovation in large, complex projects; the playful work of entrepreneurs; philanthropy and entrepreneurs; innovation in China; the future of the innovative university; and innovation the 18th century English pottery and textile industries.

In 2007 Mark was awarded the Eureka Prize for Leadership in Business Innovation. In 2008 he was Special Advisor to the Government Review of Australia's national innovation system.

In 2019, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia "For distinguished service to education in the field of business innovation strategy, as a researcher, advisor and author. "

He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. His website can be found at: www.markdodgson.org.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Middlesex University
  • Master of Arts, University of Warwick
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

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  • Dodgson, Mark (2018). Innovation leadership. Transformational leadership and not for profits and social enterprises. (pp. 225-233) edited by Ken Wiltshire, Aastha Malhotra and Micheal Axelsen. Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9781315468570-18

  • Davies, Andrew, Dodgson, Mark J. and Gann, David M. (2017). Innovation and flexibility in megaprojects: a new delivery model. The Oxford handbook of megaproject management. (pp. 313-338) edited by Bent Flyvbjerg. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Dodgson, Mark (2017). ‘Exploring New Combinations in Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Social Networks, Schumpeter and the Case of Josiah Wedgewood (1730–1795)’, Industrial and Corporate Change, 20 (4), August, 1119–51. Creative Destruction: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series. (pp. x-x) edited by J. Stanley Metcalfe and Ronnie Ramlogan. United States: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Dodgson, Mark (2014). Collaboration and innovation management. The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. (pp. 462-481) edited by Mark Dodgson, David M. Gann and Nelson Phillips. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Ozaki, Tiyduko and Dodgson, Mark (2014). Consumption of innovation. The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. (pp. 271-289) edited by Mark Dodgson, David M. Gann and Nelson Phillips. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Dodgson, Mark and Gann, David (2014). Innovating with technology. The very short introductions: blog book. (pp. 25-27) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Dodgson, Mark, Gann, David M. and Phillips, Nelson (2014). Perspectives on innovation management. The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. (pp. 3-25) edited by Mark Dodgson, David M. Gann and Nelson Phillips. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199694945.013.037

  • Dodgson, Mark and Gann, David M. (2014). Technology and innovation. The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. (pp. 375-393) edited by Mark Dodgson, David M. Gann and Nelson Phillips. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Kastelle, Tim, Potts, Jason and Dodgson, Mark (2014). The evolution of innovation systems. The New Evolutionary Economics. III: Evolutionary Macroeconomics. (pp. 420-446) edited by Kurt Dopfer and Jason Potts. Cheltenham, Glos, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Dodgson, Mark (2011). Creativity and innovation management: play's the thing. Creativity and innovation in business and beyond: social science perspectives and policy implications. (pp. 170-188) edited by Leon Mann and Janet Chan. New York, United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203833063

  • Dodgson, Mark and Steen, John (2008). New innovation models and Australia's old economy. Creating wealth from knowledge: meeting the innovation challenge. (pp. 105-124) edited by J. Bessant and T. Venables. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Dodgson, M. (2007). Technological collaboration. Elgar companion to neo-Schumpeterian economics. (pp. 193-200) edited by Horst Hanusch and Andreas Pyka. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Dodgson, M. (2007). The language of innovation. Lies, Deep Fries & Statistics: From Radio National's Ockham's Razor. (pp. 161-169) edited by Robyn Williams. Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Commission.

  • Dodgson, Mark, Gann, David M. and Salter, Ammon (2006). The new craft skills of engineering: The impact of innovation technology on engineering practices. Flexibility and stability in the innovating economy. (pp. 27-47) edited by Maureen McKelvey and Magnus Holmen. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/0199290474.003.0002

  • Dodgson, M. J., Gann, D. and Salter, A. (2005). Craft and code: Intensification of innovation and management of knowledge. Technology, Knowledge and the Firm: Implications for Strategy and Industrial Change. (pp. 11-28) edited by K. Green, M. Miozzo and P. Dewick. UK: Edward Elgar.

  • Dodgson, M. J. (2003). Innovation. Asimov's Elephant. (pp. 158-165) edited by R. Williams. Sydney: ABC Books.

  • Dodgson, M. (2002). Science, Technology and Innovation in Asia: Issues and Rationales. Public policy in Asia : Implications for Business and Government. (pp. 241-264) edited by Mukul G. Asher, David Newman and Thomas P. Snyder. Westport CT: Quorum Books.

  • Dodgson, M. (2000). Innovation Policies in East Asia. Science, Technology and Innovation Policy : Opportunities and Challenges for the Knowledge Economy. (pp. 399-416) edited by P. Concericao, D. Gibson, M. Heitor and S. Shariq. Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

  • Dodgson, M. (2000). Policies for Science, Technology and Innovation in Asian Newly Industrialised Economies. Technology, Innovation and Learning. (pp. 229-268) edited by R. Nelson and L. Kim. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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