Michael J. Mol is a visiting researcher at London Business School and a senior lecturer in strategic management at the University of Reading. His work focuses on management innovation and outsourcing. His articles have appeared in Sloan Management Review and Research Policy, and elsewhere, and he is the author of a number of books, including Outsourcing: Design, Process, and Performance (Cambridge University Press).
Julian Birkinshaw is Professor of Strategic and International Management at London Business School. He is a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research and one of the founders of London Business Schools pioneering Management Innovation Lab.
Julians books include Sumantra Ghoshal on Management: a Force for Good (edited with Gita Piramal, 2005); Inventuring (2003); Leadership the Sven Goran Eriksson Way (2002); and Entrepreneurship and the Global Firm (2000).