Contact Howard Viney


Howard Viney is Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at the Open University Business School.  He is the lead author and Module Team Chair for the Strategic Management Module on the OUBS's MBA, and an experienced teacher in all areas related to the strategy process.  Since 2010 he has also been a Programme Director for the Centre for Management Development at London Business School working primarily on executive education programmes for IBM.  Prior to joining OUBS, he was a research fellow and lecturer at Middlesex University.

Howard received his PhD in 2001 for a dissertation exploring corporate and competitive strategy in newly privatised utility organisations, specifically the UK energy industry.  His research interests continue to focus upon strategy in regulated utilities, but he is now mainly interested in all aspects of non-market strategies, the marketisation of public services and stakeholder management.  He currently supervises PhD candidates researching areas such as the impact of national culture on firm level strategy and corporate governance in emerging economies.

He has taught on executive education programmes for clients such as IBM, Ericsson, KPMG, HMRC, Moenco (Ethiopia) and Nordea.  He has co-edited three books, authored over 20 academic journal articles and presented papers at many prestigious international conferences.  He was the principal organiser of the 2002 British Academy of Management annual conference, hosted by Middlesex University.  He was awarded a Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellowship in 2004, resulting in a visiting fellowship at Villanova University (USA), was was recently a visiting academic at Henley Management College.


Conference Papers

  • Baines P & Viney H (2008)

    An unloved relationship? Dynamic capabilities and political-market strategy: a research agenda

    . In: Academy of Marketing Conference, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, 8 July 2008.