20 Jul 2022

New Book Publication by Prof Howard Thomas FBAM

Creating a New Management University 
Tracking the Strategy of Singapore Management University (SMU) in Singapore (

Published by Routledge, this book provides an in-depth exploration of one of the most significant success stories of the development of an entrepreneurial university in recent times as well as its role within society and the economy. Written by leading business school Dean and scholar, Howard Thomas, and Alex Wilson and Michelle Lee, the book tracks the genesis of the idea of a third local university in Singapore to its fruition as Singapore Management University (SMU). It provides important insight and lessons for senior university and business school leaders, as well as regional and national governments.