Mike Crone

    Dr Mike Crone

    Lecturer (Education)

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 5465

    For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
    or call +44(0)2890 973091.

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    Mike is a Lecturer in International Business. Since entering the university sector in 2005, he has worked at three UK university business schools (Queen's, Sheffield Hallam and Strathclyde) and been an external examiner at two others (Ulster and Aberystwyth). He has significant experience of designing, teaching and assessing modules at all levels of study - mainly in the area of International Business - and has received consistently good-to-excellent student evaluations. He has been a successful course leader at undergraduate and Master's level. Mike's research interests lie in International Business and Economic Geography, particularly around the interface of these disciplines. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, research-based book chapters and commissioned research reports. He has also completed two successful doctoral supervisions (one f/t PhD and one p/t DBA).


    International business strategy, particularly as it relates to geographic and institutional contexts and regional development; the multinational enterprise and MNE subsidiary; foreign direct investment; offshoring; global production networks/global value chains; international entrepreneurship; the Irish economies.


    MGT2011 International Business (undergraduate)

    MGT3002 International Professional Development (undergraduate)

    MGT7174 Global Innovation Management (MSc)

    MGT9203 Business Governance & Ethics (MSc), with Laura Steele



    BA (Hons) in Geography (University of Leeds, 1992); PhD in Economic Geography (The University of Sheffield, 1999); Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching (Queen's University Belfast, 2007). Queen's University Teaching Award 2008.

    Willingness to take PhD students


    PhD projects

    I am interested in supervising PhD students with topics related to my research or teaching interests.

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