Kenny Crossan

Kenny Crossan

Dr Kenny Crossan

Lecturer

Biography

Lecturer in Economics, Edinburgh Napier University (From September 2005)
o Programme leader, MSc Investment Promotion and Economic Development
o Programme leader, MSc Business and Management (Singapore)
o Depute programme leader, BA (hons) Economics with Management
o Member of the Faculty Research Degree Management Group
o Member of the Faculty Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee
o PhD Programme leader, The Business School.
o Research led, SOE subject group.
o Module leader for Economics of Business Strategy (blended and distance learning – UK/Singapore/ Hong Kong).
o Module leader for Regional Economics and Financial planning (Distance learning)
o I currently supervise four PhD students and two DBA students ( 3 completions)

Editor: NUBS research paper series
Academic Advisor: Edinburgh Napier Journal of Finance and Economics (student journal)

Research Areas

Events

Esteem

Editorial Activity

  • Advisory Board member: Interdisciplinary journal of Economics and Business Law.
  • Academic Advisor: Edinburgh Napier Journal of Finance and Economics (student journal)

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner: University of Plymouth
  • External Examiner: Sheffield Hallam University
  • External Examiner: Anglia Ruskin University
  • External Examiner: Leeds Metropolitan University
  • External Assessor: Advanced Diploma in Finance; Advanced Diploma in Finance (Investment)- Hong Kong University (SPACE)
  • External panel member for validation of BA (hons) Economics, University of Northampton

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013

 

Invited Speaker

  • WS Society Charity conference 2018 “Responsible business practices for the third sector in Scotland”

 

Media Activity

  • TV interview with STV news, corporate governance in Ranger Football Club (October 16th, 2013)

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD External examiner, Plymouth University, " An Examination and Analysis of Bank Corporate Governance Regulation in The Gambia: A Grounded Theory Approach"

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer: Interdisciplinary journal of Economics and Business Law
  • Reviewer: Journal of Small Business Management
  • Reviewer: Studies in Economics and Finance
  • Reviewing: Managerial Finance
  • Reviewer: Journal of Small Business and Enterprise
  • Reviewer: Small Business Economics
  • Reviewer: Corporate Governance
  • Reviewer:Managerial and Decision Economics
  • Reviewer: International Review of Financial Analysis
  • Reviewer: Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics

 

Visiting Positions

  • ERASMUS lecturer, Warsaw School of Economics.

 

Date


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Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., & Tan, H. (2018, September)
Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose. Presented at OR60: Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
There is widespread acceptance that business “can do well, by doing good” leading to the rise in organisations defining themselves as ‘purpose-driven’. In the context of Scotl...

Corporate Governance in small and medium sized firms: A study of Scottish enterprises

Journal Article
Crossan, K., Pershina, E., & Henschel, T. (2018)
Corporate Governance in small and medium sized firms: A study of Scottish enterprises. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 7(2),
There have been a large number of studies examining how firms are governed and how they should be governed. However, these studies have mainly concerned themselves with large ...

A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland

Journal Article
Weaver, M. W., Crossan, K., Tan, H., & Paxton, S. (2017)
A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland. European Journal of Operational Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.050
The purpose of this paper is to present an application of community O.R. (COR), using soft system methodology (SSM) to help a grant-maker to understand how to unlock and relea...

Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., Tan, H., Paxton, S. & McCallum, L. (2017, September)
Community OR: Creating a ‘Shared Space’ to build value between business and communities. Paper presented at OR59 - The Annual Operational Research Society Conference, Loughborough University, UK
The presentation provides examples on how systems approaches have helped identify better ways for communities and socially responsible businesses to build value. The examples ...

Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM

Conference Proceeding
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K., & Paxton, S. (2016)
Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM. In Proceedings of OR58, Annual Operations Research Conference
This session presents three system conceptual models that have been brought to action as a result of an SSM study with the Voluntary Action Fund (a Scottish grant-maker). VAF ...

Export promotion and SMEs: a case study of Ghana

Presentation / Conference
Sasu, E., Crossan, K., & Pettigrew, M. (2016, June)
Export promotion and SMEs: a case study of Ghana. Paper presented at 61st Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference
No abstract available.

Cultivating Responsible Business in Scotland through the lens of the Scottish Business Pledge

Report
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K. & Paxton, S. (2016)
Cultivating Responsible Business in Scotland through the lens of the Scottish Business Pledge. Edinburgh: Voluntary Action Fund as part of the Responsible Business Forum

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland.

Journal Article
Ross, A. G., Adams, J., & Crossan, K. (2015)
Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland. Local Economy, 30(6), 672-688. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094215600135
Entrepreneurship is widely recognised as a key determinant of economic growth, regional prosperity and sustainable development. Using a panel model with data from the value ad...

A Systems Thinking Approach to Connecting and Aligning CSR Responses to Social Need in Scotland

Conference Proceeding
Crossan, K., Tan, H., Paxton, S. & Weaver, M. (2015)
A Systems Thinking Approach to Connecting and Aligning CSR Responses to Social Need in Scotland. In 27th European Conference on Operational Research - Programme HandbookISBN tbc
The session aims to present a conceptual model of the governance issues in connecting and aligning the CSR activities of Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in...

Key determinants of entrepreneurial activity: Evidence from Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Crossaan, K., & Ross, A. (2015, June)
Key determinants of entrepreneurial activity: Evidence from Scotland. Paper presented at The International council for Small Business 60th World conference
No abstract available.

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