Eric Knight

Professor of Strategic Management


Eric Knight is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Innovation in the Discipline of Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Sydney Business School. Eric’s research focuses on corporate strategy and regional innovation from a social practice theory perspective. He has published widely in prestigious journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Economic Geography, Economic Geography, Regional Studies, and Organization Studies, and has received several awards and fellowships for his research. He is also active in management education, having won the Dean’s Citation for Outstanding Teaching on several occasions. Amongst his teaching expertise, Eric leads the ‘Design Strategy’ unit within the capstone to the University of Sydney’s MBA. The unit sits at the intersection of corporate strategy and engineering design, has deep engagement with industry and government partners, and has resulted in several spin-offs and corporate entrepreneurship engagements.