Mike J. Thompson

Co-Founder, Good Leaders Online

Mike J. Thompson is cofounder of GLO—Good Leaders Online, the global leadership selection, assessment, and development platform. He is also visiting professor of management practice at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Thompson has served as a director with three entrepreneurial companies: GoodBrand, which works with a number of multinational clients in sustainable enterprise strategy; The Entertainer, the UK's largest toy chain; and the Hub Kings Cross in London, which he cofounded in 2008.

From 2009–13 he was a professor at CEIBS teaching responsible leadership, corporate governance, and applied sustainability, as well as researching and writing on wise leadership.

Thompson's most recent book, coedited with David Bevan, is Wise Management in Organisational Complexity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Featured Work

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OCT 27, 2014 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Beyond Business as Usual

Conducting business as usual is no longer good enough. Instead of finding ways to use society and the environment to be successful, companies must contribute ...

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NOV 12, 2013 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Beyond CSR: Doing Good Business

Recalibrating toward sustainable practices can be challenging and risky. Here are six steps for building a business with higher purpose.