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The Small Business Research Centre Team
- Professor Robert Blackburn PhD, Director SBRC
- Professor David Smallbone BSc MSc (Hon) PhD, Associate Director SBRC
- Professor Elizabeth Chell PhD
- Professor Dirk De Clercq
- Professor Audley Genus
- Professor George Saridakis
- Dr John Kitching PhD, Reader
- Dr Rosemary Athayde PhD, Senior Researcher
- Victoria Gill BA, LLB, MBA, LLM, MSc, Researcher
- Dr Alessandro Giudici PhD, Researcher
- Eva Kasperova BA, MRes, Research Assistant
- Dr Arif Attar PhD, Research Assistant
- Robin Jarvis BA, FCCA
- Emeritus Professor David Stokes PhD
- Nick Wilson MA (Cantab) MBA
Visiting Professors and Fellows
- Professor Anne Kovalainen, Turku School of Economics
- Professor Friederike Welter
- Dr Ewald Kibler
- Dr Jari Kuusisto MSc, PhD
- Dr Fereshteh Mafakheri, University of Greenwich
- Charles Miller, Producer, BBC Money Programme
- Richard Parkes
- David Purdy
- Suthinee Mongkol
Suthinee’s PhD is on “The Role of Networks in the Internationalization of SMEs in Thailand: A Case Study of Food-Ingredient Enterprises”. Suthinee’s research focuses on the role of networks in SME internationalization in Thailand. The study emphasises the SME use of networks when internationalising and the effect of Thailand’s network structural characteristics on SME internationalization on food-ingredient SMEs.
- Chi Maher (DBA student)
Chi's research aims to develop our knowledge and understanding of managerial careers in the Not - For - Profit (NFP) voluntary sector by examining the career orientations and preferred career path of managers working in the sector.
- Eva Kasperova
Eva's PhD examines entrepreneurial identity, disability and embodiment, exploring how business owners with impairments negotiate and construct their identity. The aim is to understand the role of the body in entrepreneurship and the formation of identity.
- Vik Gill
Vik’s research investigates how UK social enterprises use digital technologies to achieve their social missions.
- Rebecca Fakoussa
Rebecca's PhD focuses on boards of directors and board diversity, specifically in the context of family businesses. The research aim is to develop an understanding around board practises including directors development, women and non-executives on the board, as well as processes involved in boards working together and reaching consensus.
- Seyed Alemzadeh
Seyed’s research investigates corporate entrepreneurship within large organisations.
- Guarav Chandra
Guarav’s research investigates the role of ethnicity, religion and cultural factors impacting entrepreneurship in shaping business practices of Indian small businesses in order to survive and grow in a competitive market.
- Yangqing Lai
Yangqing’s research undertakes an econometric analysis of the link between employee attitudes and organisational performance.
- BM Razzak
BM’s research explores the working life of employees in the context of UK SME’s of Bangladeshi origin.
- Bernard Imarhiagbe
Bernard is conducting his PhD research into SMEs and their access to finance. He aims to improve our knowledge and understanding of the determinants of access to finance and how entrepreneurs can increase their chance of success in seeking finance for their business formation, innovation and growth.
10 December 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr Salma Ibrahim
Room 107, Kingston Business School
11 December 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Professor Vangelis Souitaris, Cass Business School
Rm 322, Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill