David Stiles - People - Management - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Dr David R. StilesAssociate Professor David R. Stiles


Associate Professor of Strategic Management & International Business


  • PhD, Cardiff University, 1995
  • MBA, Cardiff University, 1990; (Sundridge Park Prize)
  • Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing, 1990
  • BSc (Hons) (Economics and Politics), University of Bath, 1986

Contact Details

Business and Law Building, Room 222
Phone: +64 3 369 4155
Internal Phone: 94155
Email: david.stiles@canterbury.ac.nz

Postal Address
Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
New Zealand


Dr. David Stiles has taught and researched strategy for nearly 20 years. New to the University of Canterbury in 2009, he was previoulsly at Cardiff Business School, one of the UK's leading research institutions. He has been a researcher and consultant in strategic management around the world, including the UK, North America and China. Dr. Stiles has industrial and commercial experience in the public and private sectors, including financial services - where he headed the marketing departments of two top 10 building societies. He was also Senior Consultant in Marketing Planning for the Welsh Development Agency, a premier UK body responsible for regional economic development. The author of over 40 academic journal articles, book chapters and refereed conference contributions, he is an active reviewer for Journal of Management Studies, British Journal of Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Research and others; as well as the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. In 2008, he was awarded Best Paper on the Strategy-as-practice track at the British Academy of Management Annual Conference.

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Research and Publications

You can find out about my research interests, projects I'm presently involved in and items I've published by visiting my entry in the UC Research Profile. Once you've completed your visit there, you can return to this page by clicking “Staff Web Page” under my photo on that page.