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Mike Jackson

University of Hull
United Kingdom
MICHAEL C. JACKSON is Emeritus Professor at the University of Hull, editor- in-chief of Systems Research and Behavioral Science and MD of Systems Research Ltd. He graduated from Oxford University, gained an MA from Lancaster University and a PhD from Hull and has worked in the civil service, in academia and as a consultant. Between 1999 and 2011, Mike was Dean of Hull University Business School, leading it to triple-crown accreditation. Mike has been President of the International Federation for Systems Research and the International Society for the Systems Sciences. He is a Companion of the Association of Business Schools, a Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of the British Computer Society, the Cybernetics Society, the Chartered Management Institute, the Operational Research Society and the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences. Mike has received many awards, two honorary degrees and has been a visiting professor at numerous international universities. In 2011 he was awarded an OBE for services to higher education and business. In 2017 he received the Beale Medal of the UK Operational Research Society for 'a sustained contribution over many years to the theory, practice or philosophy of Operational Research.’ He has been central to the development of critical systems thinking (CST). His latest book on this subject was released in April 2019 - ‘Critical Systems Thinking and the Management of Complexity’ (Wiley).