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Thomas Clarke

Professor, UTS Business, University of Technology Sydney

Thomas Clarke is Professor of Management in the UTS Business School at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is the Sir Adrian Cadbury Scholar in Corporate Governance of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and the Editor of the Cambridge University Press Elements in Corporate Governance Series. Formerly he was Chair of the Academic Board at UTS, and a member of the University Council. In the United Kingdom he was DBM Professor of Corporate Governance at Leeds Business School, and Professor of Management at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) . He has held Visiting Professorships at the University of Paris, Dauphine; and ESC Lille, France; University of Geneva, Switzerland; FGV Business School, Sao Paulo, Brazil; UAM Business School, Mexico City; and a Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Warwick.

Thomas Clarke has published Rethinking the Company 1994 (London: Financial Times) in five languages; International Privatisation: Strategies and Practices 1995 (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter); The Political Economy of Privatisation 1995, (London: Routledge) (with Christos Pitelis of Cambridge University); and Changing Paradigms: The Transformation of Management Knowledge for the 21st Century 2000 (London: HarperCollins Business) (with Stewart Clegg); Theories of Corporate Governance (London: Routledge 2004); International Corporate Governance, (London: Routledge Second Edition 2017); and European Corporate Governance, (London: Routledge 2009). His most recently published work is The Handbook of Corporate Governance, (London: Sage, 2012) (edited with Professor Douglas Branson, Chair in Business Law, University of Pittsburgh). Currently he is editing the Oxford Handbook of the Corporation, and a research work on Innovation in the Asia Pacific with Springer.

Apple, the $1 trillion company searching for its soul

Aug 06, 2018 03:33 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Apple has become the first American company to reach US$1 trillion in market capitalisation US$1,000,000,000,000 in stockmarket value. Behind this glittering success, however, lies a series of unresolved ethical...

Why shareholder value drives income inequality

Jul 26, 2018 09:10 am UTC| Insights & Views

The CEO of Dominos Pizza takes home roughly 435 times the average full-time wage. Jeff Bezos has become the worlds richest person with a A$200 billion fortune off the backs of low-paid Amazon warehouse workers. Rampant...

Obama's legacy is bittersweet – and its chance of survival hangs in the balance

Jan 22, 2017 23:57 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The grace. The elegance. The deftness of touch. The quick intelligence. The soaring rhetoric. The unlimited aspirations. The hope of a better life for all. Though Barack Obamas legacy is rather lesser than some might have...

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Monetary Authority of Singapore likely to adopt further policy normalisation at April 2019 review, says ANZ Research

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Australia’s ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence plunges, just below long term average

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German bunds slump ahead of September producer price index, October manufacturing PMI

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How the polls could have caught 'surprise' victories like Trump's

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US midterm elections: the dirty tricks used by parties to skew results in their favour

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View from The Hill: How the government's plan to oppose Hanson's motion became a vote to support it

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Pik Botha and Namibia: ambiguities and contradictions

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How scientists are fighting infection-causing biofilms

The surfaces people interact with every day may seem rather mundane, but at the molecular scale, there is more activity than meets the eye. Every surface we touch has its own unique chemical properties. Its because of...

Prime Minister’s Prize for Science 2018 goes to 'Earth-watcher' Kurt Lambeck

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Fighting frog fungus: Lee Berger wins PM's Life Scientist 2018 award

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How we can turn the tide for women in science

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'Red Dead Redemption 2' Release Date & Launch Updates: Rockstar Reveals Full Installation Requirements for Upcoming Game

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Elon Musk 2018: Twitter ‘Fortnite’ Feud, Revives Hope For ‘Half-Life 3’

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‘Luke Cage’ News, Update: Netflix Cancels Show, Fans Launch Petition To Save It

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Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party

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