Gareth R. Jones was a Professor of Management in the Lowry Mays College and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University. He received his B.A. in Economics/Psychology and his Ph.D. in Management from the University of Lancaster, England, and he is trained in Economics and Organizational Theory and Behavior. His research interests include organizational design for performance, the evolution of business and corporate-level strategy. Dr. Jones has published articles in all of the major management journals and has co-authored several leading textbooks.