Bock, A. J., & Johnson, D. (2017). Regenerative Medicine Ecosystems and the Built Environment at Entrepreneurial Universities. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2017(1), 11914. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2017.11914abstract
In some technology-intensive sectors, high discovery costs, specialized knowledge requirements and long time frames favor research centralization around research universities....
Bock, A. J., & Johnson, D. (2016). A comparative study of ecosystem development in regenerative medicine. In P. H. Phan (Ed.), Academic Entrepreneurship: Translating Discoveries to the Marketplace, 218-250. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
No abstract available.
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2017). Coping with uncertainty: Entrepreneurial sensemaking in regenerative medicine venturing. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42(1), (33-58). doi:10.1007/s10961-015-9465-0. ISSN 0892-9912
Entrepreneurs face multiple sources and types of uncertainty during venturing activity. Converting novel or speculative opportunities into viable commercial businesses require...
Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE) Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia
A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of
Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
Scottish Funding Council
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was delivered containin...
10 April 2019
11 April 2019
The Edinburgh-based International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) is hosting an international conference on ‘Management, Governance and Ethical Finance’ ...
03 September 2018
03 September 2018
This interactive workshop, targeted at senior HR professionals, examines the effect of key changes in society on the nature and meaning of work in Scotland. The Scottish labou...
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Bock, A. J., & Johnson, D. (2015). Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Fixing the Triple Helix. European Business Review, 73-76
In knowledge-intensive fields, new ventures live or die within entrepreneurial ecosystems. This article shows how policymakers can nurture entrepreneurial ecosystems to fix br...
Lindsay, C. & Kumar, M. (2015). A Lean healthcare journey: the Scottish Experience. In Public Service Operations Management: A research handbookTaylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9781138813694, 9781315747972
Lean has been adopted by public sector organisations to combat the growing challenges in tackling demand, capacity, service provision and issues around the reduction of errors...
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). doi:10.1177/0269094215600135. ISSN 0269-0942
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...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2015). Regenerative medicine translation:Cross-national analysis of entrepreneurial ecosystem development. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2015(1), (12653-12653). doi:10.5465/ambpp.2015.12653abstract. ISSN 0065-0668
In the field of regenerative medicine, new ventures face unformed markets and inconsistent industry practices. We study two university- centric regenerative medicine ecosystem...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2015). Sensemaking at entrepreneurial firms: Acknowledgment practice under uncertainty. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2015(1), 12638-12638. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2015.12638abstract
Acknowledgement practices represent individual or group responses to events or outcomes. Within organizational contexts, acknowledgement practices reflect sensemaking and have...
Robertson, M., & Lees, G. (2014). eScaping in the city, retailvents in socio-spatially managed futures. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events and Festivals, 251-267. (1). Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
From a mercantile past, of the travelling merchant and adventures and travels around the world, to proliferation of market towns, to the growth of individual – specialist – sh...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2014). Coping with unresolvable uncertainty: A situational analysis of regenerative medicine venturing. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2014(1), (11294-11294). doi:10.5465/ambpp.2014.11294abstract. ISSN 0065-0668
Acquiring resources, such as knowledge, is a fundamental entrepreneurial task during venture development. However, high levels of uncertainty challenge resource identification...
Baum, T., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Robertson, M. (2013). Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(3), 179-185. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-06-2013-0014
The aim of this opinion piece is to seek to cast a critical eye over the event studies field to chart its progress as an emerging area of study, relative to its close ...
Gubbins, C., Corrigan, S., Garavan, T. N., O' Connor, C., Leahy, D., Long, D., & Murphy, E. (2012). Evaluating a tacit knowledge sharing initiative: a case study. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(8), 827-847. doi:10.1108/03090591211263558
Purpose – This paper aims to present a case study illustrating the issues involved in the tacit knowledge conversion process and to determine whether such conversion delivers ...
Garavan, T. N., & Carbery, R. (2012). A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(2/3), 129-157. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591211215579
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review published conceptual and research papers within the field of international, comparative and cross‐cultural HRD.Design/methodology/...
Mohd Rasdi, R., Garavan, T. N., & Ismail, M. (2012). Networking and managers' career success in the Malaysian public sector: The moderating effect of managerial level. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(2/3), 195-212. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591211204715
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate how managerial level moderates the relationships between networking behaviours and career success (objective and subjecti...
Penny, K., Fleming, M., Kazmierczak, D., & Thomas, A. (2010). An epidemiological study of Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Paediatric Nursing, 22(10), 30-35. https://doi.org/10.7748/paed2010.12.22.10.30.c8135
Aim To describe the incidence of hospital admission among children in the Scottish population for Henoch‑Schönlein purpura (HSP).
Method The annual, quarterly and monthly inc...
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Qatar National Research Fund
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events.
Elicit constructive ...
Sporting Chance Initiative
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
The Bay Fish and Chips, (The Bay) has a reputation for sustainability and quality. Not only has the company won several awards for its work, it also has an established social media presence...
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Bright Red Publishing supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018