Dr. Adrian Monaghan

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Maxwell 327

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Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility


I joined the University of Salford in January 2010, having previously worked as a Lecturer in Innovation and Sustainability at Brunel University, a Research Fellow at UMIST and the University of Manchester, and as Manager of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Sustainable Technologies Programme. I am currently Programme Leader for the MSc Management.


I teach at both final year undergraduate and postgraduate levels, covering a range of subjects including: strategic management, corporate social responsibility, social innovation, sustainability and international business. I also deliver guest lectures on innovation management and on doing business in China.

Research Interests

My research interests are: i) historical socio-technical transitions ii) the multi-level perspective of transitions theory iii) system innovation for sustainable production and consumption iv) business in China. I am interested in considering PhD proposals for qualitative research in one of 2 specific areas: i) sociotechnical transitions for sustainability in China or Thailand ii) international business in China or Thailand.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PG Cert (HEPR) 2011
  • PhD Management 2007
  • MSc Business Studies 1999
  • BA (Hons) French 1997
  • Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Sustainable Development Research Network
  • Member of the Sustainable Transition Research Network
  • Member of the Transitions Studies in Latin America and the Carribean, Asia and Africa Research Network (TransLACASAF)