John Wilson (Scottish academic)
John Wilson, Professor of Public Policy and Management at Glasgow Caledonian University, and the Executive Dean and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Glasgow School for Business and Society (since 2011). Professor Wilson has edited/co-edited four books and published extensively on the provision and management of public services, particularly local government. His research focuses in particular on the economics and politics of public service provision, particularly local government.
He holds a BA (Hons) in Social Sciences from Manchester Metropolitan University, an MA in Politics from Lancaster University and a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University. He has served as Deputy Director of Liverpool Business School, Dean of Teesside Business School and Head of Salford Business School (2006–2011).
- The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective, with Andrew Thomson, 2006, ISBN 978-0199261581
- King Cotton: A Tribute to Douglas A. Farnie, 2009, ISBN 978-1905472093
- Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography, with Edward Brech and Andrew Thomson, 2010, ISBN 978-0199541966