Professor Andrew Godley
Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Director of Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship
Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 5051
Location: HBS 235, Whiteknights campus
Andrew Godley is a Professor of Management and Business History and Director of the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Henley Business School. He is the Programme Director for the MSc Entrepreneurship and Management. He joined the University of Reading in 1991 after completing his PhD at the LSE. His research interests lie in the area of the economics of entrepreneurship and innovation, with a particular focus on the international food and pharmaceutical sectors. He has been a consultant to several leading firms and government departments and is a frequent commentator in the broadcast and written media on industry trends.
By area: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, International Business, Business History
By industry: Food, Pharmaceuticals, Retailing
By geography: Global
Programme Director for MSc Entrepreneurship and Management. Module Convenor for Advances in Entrepreneurial Theory and Practice and Global Entrepreneurial Management.
Corley, T.A.B. and Godley, A. (2011) The veterinary medicine industry in Britain in the twentieth century. Economic History Review, 64 (3). pp. 832-854. ISSN 1468-0289
Godley, A. C., Wale, J. and Bud-Frierman , L. (2010) Weetman Pearson in Mexico and the emergence of a British oil major, 1901-1919. Business History Review, 84 (Summer/2). pp. 275-300. ISSN 2044-768X
Godley, A. and Williams, B. (2009) Democratizing luxury and the contentious "invention of the technological chicken" in Britain. Business History Review, 83 (2). pp. 267-290. ISSN 2044-768X
Athreye, S. and Godley, A. (2009) Internationalization and technological leapfrogging in the pharmaceutical industry. Industrial and Corporate Change, 18 (2). pp. 295-323. ISSN 1464-3650 (special issue 'The internationalization of Chinese and Indian firms - trends, motivations and strategy')
Godley, A. (2001) Jewish immigrant entrepreneurship in New York and London, 1880-1914: enterprise and culture. Studies in Modern History. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp200. ISBN 9780333960455
Dillon, P. and Godley, A. (2012) The development of the Jewish clothing industry in New York. In: Kobrin, R. (ed.) Chosen Capital: The Jewish Encounter with American Capitalism. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 9780813553078 (In Press)
'History, Culture and Entrepreneurship', The Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurship Research eds Hans Landstrom and Franz Lohrke (Edward Elgar, 2010), 733-773.
Casson, M. C. and Godley, A. C. (2010) Entrepreneurship in Britain 1830-1900. In: Landes, D.S., Mokyr, J. and Baumol, W.J. (eds.) The invention of enterprise: entrepreneurship from ancient Mesopotamia to modern times. Princeton University Press, USA, pp. 211-242. ISBN 9780691143705