Andrew Pettigrew

Updated at: May 21, 2007, 2:20 a.m.

Andrew Pettigrew is Associate Dean, Research, and Professor of Strategy and Organisation at the University of Warwick, Warwick Business School He established and directed the Centre for Corporate Strategy and Change at Warwick Business School from the mid 1980s to mid 1990s. . In 2002 he became the first non North American scholar to receive the Distinguished Scholar of the US Academy of Management award.

An internationally acclaimed researcher, Professor Pettigrew is author of over 10 books on management and organization issues, including The Awakening Giant (1985), and Shaping Strategic Change (co-authored with Ewan Ferlie and Lorna McGee, Sage 1991). He has also published a large number of highly-regarded articles on research methodology (longitudinal and processual change), strategic management, studies of boards and directors and transformation of organizational structures.

Professor Pettigrew's current research is a multi-method and multi-country study of innovative forms of organising and company performance in Europe, Japan and the USA. His latest book is the summative one from that study: Innovative Forms of Organizing: International Perspectives (eds) Andrew Pettigrew et al, Sage, London, 2003.