Renata Osowska

Renata Osowska

Dr Renata Osowska

Lecturer

Biography

Renata Osowska graduated in business management at the University of Wroclaw (Poland). She also studied law at Christian Albrecht’s University in Kiel, Germany (Erasmus Scholarship), completed a PgCert in Business Research Methods (UWS, Scotland), PgCert in Learning and Teaching in HE and PgCert in Blended and Online Education (ENU, Scotland).
Her main research interests are related to entrepreneurship and small business development and the influence of culture and socioeconomic environment on entrepreneurial behaviour.
Currently Renata is a module leader of Exploring Entrepreneurship module and programme leader for BA Business & Enterprise (online). She is supervising students from doctoral to undergraduate level. She is also a PDT and External Examiner for Aston University.
Previous to lecturing at ENU she was working as an associate lecturer at UWS teaching students various topics on entrepreneurship and business research methods.
She is a fellow of HEA and a member of various academic organisations (e.g. ISBE, ECSB).

Research Areas

Events

Esteem

Conference Activity

  • RENT session chair
  • ECFED session chair

 

External Examining/Validations

  • Aston University external examiner for non-standard modules in innovation and enterprise

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • RSA Fellow
  • Jose Maria Veciana Best Paper Award at the RENT XXX conference
  • Best Paper Award on Critical Perspectives in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research
  • HEA Fellow

 

Grant Reviewer

  • RDF funding reviewer

 

Invited Speaker

  • Seminar speaker at Leuphana University
  • European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Webinar Speaker

 

Reviewing

  • IJEBR reviewer

 

Date


6 results

Multilevel Analysis of Entrepreneurial Activity: Exploring Individual-level Determinants and the Moderating Role of National Culture

Journal Article
Setti, Z., Osowska, R., & Jaworski, P. (2019)
Multilevel Analysis of Entrepreneurial Activity: Exploring Individual-level Determinants and the Moderating Role of National Culture. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 17(2), 213-230
In this paper, we argue that national culture is important for explaining variations in entrepreneurial activity across countries. We examine both direct and interaction (mode...

Exploring the attitudes towards entrepreneurship in a transforming society. The case of Poland

Journal Article
Osowska, R. (2019)
Exploring the attitudes towards entrepreneurship in a transforming society. The case of Poland. Management International, 23(5), 26-35
This study is an analysis on the perception of entrepreneurship in Polish society e 1990, which marked the end of communism. 129 articles have been analysed to identify the so...

Building entrepreneurial potential abroad – exploring return migrant experience

Journal Article
Pauli, U., & Osowska, R. (2018)
Building entrepreneurial potential abroad – exploring return migrant experience. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, https://doi.org/10.1108/ijebr-02-2018-0098
Purpose: This paper examines how entrepreneurial potential is built abroad during periods of EU economic migration and how this affects the entrepreneurial behaviour of indivi...

In search of intellectual stimulation: understanding the relationship between motivation, deep learning and simulation in the HE classroom

Journal Article
Chowdhry, S., & Osowska, R. (2017)
In search of intellectual stimulation: understanding the relationship between motivation, deep learning and simulation in the HE classroom. Journal of Today's Ideas - Tomorrow's Technologies, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.15415/jotitt.2017.51001
One of the key educational notions measured in the National Student Survey (NSS) is intellectual stimulation. This study aimed to find out Higher Education (HE) engineering st...

Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up

Journal Article
Van Saane, S. H., Brodie, J., Van Saane, S., & Osowska, R. (2017)
Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up. Industry and Higher Education, 31(2), 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422217691666
The purpose of the research presented in this paper was to investigate the added value of mentoring for entrepreneurs during the start-up phase. This small-scale exploratory r...

The development of entrepreneurial culture in a transition economy: an empirical model discussion.

Book Chapter
Osowska, R. (2016)
The development of entrepreneurial culture in a transition economy: an empirical model discussion. In D. Bögenhold, J. Bonnet, M. Dejardin, & D. Garcia Pérez de Lema (Eds.), Contemporary Entrepreneurship Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Innovation and Growth, 259-273. BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28134-6_17
This conceptual paper will focus on the presentation of the model developed from empirical, qualitative research covering 20 years of analysis on the relationship between cult...

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