Miles Weaver

Miles Weaver

Dr Miles Weaver

Associate Professor

Biography

My work has two core themes:
1) Cultivating Responsible Business Practice in Scotland
2) Development of a competency framework to help build a pipeline of young professionals on board

Programme Leader for an Online Business Management programme and MSc in Business Management.

Currently, working towards launching the 'Leadership in Board Governance' CPD course in September 2017 (in the capacity of Programme Director).

Lead for Knowledge Exchange/KTPs in the Business School.

Events

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Workshop 4 - Young People on Boards: Creating a Diverse Talent Pipeline of Young Board Members , Young at Heart: Beating the Drum for Scottish Business in the Year of Young People, Business in the Parliament Conference 2018
  • Board Member, Association of Corporate Governance Practitioners
  • Member of General Council, Operational Research Society

 

Conference Activity

  • Next Generation Business: Shaping A New Economy
  • Making an Impact: Grand Challenges and O.R.

 

Editorial Activity

  • Technology and Global Integration

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at Alliance Manchester Business School
  • External Examiner at Robert Gordon University
  • External Examiner at Newman University

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Shortlisted for Above & Beyond - Enterprise category
  • Above and Beyond - Red Box
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Herald Higher Education Award for Enhancing Student Learning

 

Invited Speaker

  • Applications of Systems Thinking
  • Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members
  • Diversity in the Board Room
  • Bringing on board Young Professionals as Trustees
  • How to Encourage More People to Join Boards
  • Nurturing the talent pool: Challenges and opportunities of bringing on board young trustees
  • Embedding Sustainability into Strategy: Assessing the OR Society Contribution

 

Media Activity

  • ITV Central News ITV Central - Birmingham Riots and the Leadership Foundation
  • 4thought.tv asks: Why did the riots happen?

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • The Operational Research Society (UK)

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD Examiner at the University of Oviedo

 

Date


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Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Duddy, D. (2019, September)
Towards 'Systemic Sustainability': Assessing the O.R. Contribution. Paper presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference
The emerging 'sustainability paradigm' presents challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders. However, Howieson, Burnes and Summers (2019) acknowledge that ...

OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Barnes, S. (2019, September)
OR and Grand Challenges: The Future of Mobility and Healthy Aging?. Presented at Operational Research Society Conference
When launched in 2017 the future UK Industrial Strategy focused on one shortcoming and four Grand Challenges for the UK as the first industrialised nation. The shortcoming we ...

The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking

Conference Proceeding
Duddy, D. G., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (in press)
The Applicability of Commercial Supply Chain Models in Humanitarian Supply Chain Thinking
This research argues that there are a number of potential pitfalls when using traditional commercial supply chain models for humanitarian supply chain issues and it examines t...

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...

Pathways towards charity trusteeship and developing a community of practice in the UK

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., & Hutchison, J. (2018, September)
Pathways towards charity trusteeship and developing a community of practice in the UK. Paper presented at The Poetics of Leadership: Creativity, Art and Story in Enabliing Meaningful Change
No abstract available.

OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2018, September)
OR and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes & Beyond. Paper presented at The 60th Operational Society Annual Conference
In this session we shall seek to discuss: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Land, Lakes and beyond? What contribution can the OR comm...

OR60 and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes and Beyond

Other
Weaver, M., & Persina, E. (2018)
OR60 and Grand Challenges: Land, Lakes and Beyond
No abstract available.

Making Boards More Inclusive for All

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2018, May)
Making Boards More Inclusive for All. Presented at Holyrood Policy "Women on Public Boards: Preparing for Equal Representation", NASUWT, Edinburgh
No abstract available. Conference website - https://www.holyrood.com/event/women-public-boards-preparing-equal-representation

Meaningful Engagement for Retail Transformation: Value Co-Creation through Digital Technology and Sustainability Innovation

Presentation / Conference
Legl, C. (2018, May)
Meaningful Engagement for Retail Transformation: Value Co-Creation through Digital Technology and Sustainability Innovation. Poster presented at Edinburgh Napier University Business School annual conference, 2018
Meaningful engagement for retail transformation: value co-creation through digital technology and sustainability innovation Name: Carina Legl (MSc with Distinction in Interna...

Graduating from the Classroom to the Boardroom: Supporting HE Students’ Employability.

Conference Proceeding
Brodie, J., Miles, W., & Hutchinson, J. (in press)
Graduating from the Classroom to the Boardroom: Supporting HE Students’ Employability. In Online Proceedings of CABS LTSE Conference
The Get on Board (GOB) extra-curriculum programme started at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School in 2013. Its goal is to prepare students to take up board level oppo...

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