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DAILY AGENDA

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Wednesday
09-NOV-2011
Thursday
10-NOV-2011

Wednesday 9th November 2011 Location Category
09:00 - 10:30
Keynote session (Span All
Locations)
Ms Linda Pollard - Deputy Chair;
Chair - Yorkshire Forward; Leeds
University Council
Ms Deirdre Bounds - Entrepreneur
Mr James Newman - Chair -
Sheffield LEP
Plenary
Session


11:00 - 12:30
Business Creation, Resource
Acquisition, Business Closure
Bar lounge
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Unpacking Behaviour in Entrepreneurial Teams
Author: Breslin, Dermot - University of Sheffield
Presentation 2
Graduate Entrepreneurs: Intentions, Barriers & Solutions
Author: Smith, Kelly - University of Huddersfield
Co-Author: Beasley, Martin
Presentation 3
The impact of Entrepreneurial Cognition on the founding and survival of new small
businesses.
Author: Hird, Andrew - Sheffield Hallam University
Co-Author:
Presentation 4
How Narrative Structures Entrepreneurial Discovery
Author: Bock, Adam Jay - University of Edinburgh
Co-Author: Kandesami, Gajendran
11:00 - 12:30
Business Support Policy and
Practice
Abbeydale
Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Entrepreneurship and Social Capital: Examining the Association in Deprived Localities
Author: Williams, Nick - University of Sheffield
Co-Author: Huggins, Rob
Presentation 2
Regenerating the Regions: Communities and Business in Management of Renewal in
Plymouth
Author: Shand, Rory - University of Plymouth
Presentation 3
Action Research to Develop Evaluation Frameworks for Enterprise Coaching in
Disadvantaged Communities
Author: Sparrow, John - Birmingham City University
Co-Authors: Clarke, Vanessa , Rose, Philip
Presentation 4
Does the UK need a SCORE? US and UK SME advisory services compared
Author: Botham, Ronald - RB Associates and the Hunter Centre
11:00 - 12:30
Business Sustainability,
Development and Growth
Main Hall
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Repeat Entrepreneurship Following Business Closure
Author: Mason, Colin - University of Strathclyde
Co-Authors: Byrne, Orla , Mullen, Helen , Marlow, Sue
Presentation 2
Does Self-employment Offer an Effective Route out of Deprivation?
Author: Frankish, Julian - Barclays Bank plc
Co-Authors: Roberts, Richard , Coad, Alex , Storey, David
Presentation 3
Perceptions of the Economic Recovery by SMEs: a Longitudinal Survey
Author: Price, Liz - University of Lincoln
Co-Author: Rae, David
Presentation 4
Adapting to a Fragile Recovery: SME Responses to Recession and Post-recession
Performance
Author: Kitching, John - Kingston University
Co-Authors: Smallbone, David , Xheneti, Mirela , Kasperova, Eva
High Level Sponsors:
Track Sponsors:
Leeds
Enterprise
Centre

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11:00 - 12:30 Enterprise Education
Council
Chamber
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Student-led Social Venture Creation; A Pedagogical Journey from Practice to Curricula
Author: Underwood, Sarah - University of Leeds
Co-Author: Clarke, Julia
Presentation 2
Assessing the Learning of Students Involved in Community-University Partnerships
Author: Lang, Melanie - Centre for Business & Social Entrepreneurship
Co-Authors: Kenny, Natasha
Presentation 3
Using Wikis for Group Work: Opportunities and Challenges for Masters' learning and
teaching
Author: Halcro, Keith - Glasgow Caledonian University
Co-Authors: Duncan, Peter , Smith, Anne
Presentation 4
The Institute of Digital Innovation: Progressing pedagogy for a post-industrial era of
entrepreneurship
Author: Lucas, Rosemary - Teesside University
Co-Authors: Peake, Susan , TerKeurst, James
11:00 - 12:30
Entrepreneurial Learning in
Organisations
TV Lounge
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Learning as a Social Enactment of the Small Firm Owner/Manager
Author: Higgins, David - University of Huddersfield
Presentation 2
Influencing Factors of Entrepreneurial Learning From Peers: A Social Learning Theory
Approach
Author: Zozimo, Ricardo - IEED, Lancaster University Management School
Co-Authors: Jack, Sarah , Hamilton, Ellie
Presentation 3
Team learning in small firms What could possibly go wrong?
Author: Mckeown, Ian - University of Wolverhampton
Presentation 4
Evaluating the Impact of Training Alternatives on SME Business Well-Being
Author: Jones, Paul - University of Glamorgan
Co-Authors: Beynon, Malcolm , Pickernell, David , Packham, Gary
11:00 - 12:30 Family Business
Meeting
Room 2
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Examining the Sustainability of Family Firms: The Case of LFB
Author: Antcliff, Valerie - University of Liverpool
Co-Authors: Jones, Ossie , O'Regan, Nicholas , Ghobadian, Abby
Presentation 2
The Future of Family Business - here today, gone tomorrow!
Author: Conneally, Anne - Sheffield Hallam University
Presentation 3
Transmission of Family Businesses: a psychological view
Author: Missonier, Audrey - Montpellier Business School France
Co-Authors: Gundolf, Katherine , Meier, Olivier
Presentation 4
Modes of Growth of Young Firms in High Tech Sectors: The role of family ownership
Author: Cojocaru, Daniela - Politecnico di Milano
Co-Authors:
Piva, Evila , Rossi Lamastra, Cristina , Colombo, Massimo ,
Wright, Mike
11:00 - 12:30 Gender and Enterprise
Meeting
Room 3
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Assessing the Contribution of the Theory of Matriarchy to the Entrepreneurship,
Family and Small Business Literatures
Author: Smith, Robert - The Robert Gordon University
Presentation 2
Its Getting Hot in Here! Revolving Gender landscapes in Hells Kitchen
Author: Madichie, Nnamdi - University of Sharjah
Presentation 3
Contextualised Gender Effects on Entrepreneurship: An exploratory study of Navy
Wives
Author: Dann, Zoe - Portsmouth Business School
11:00 - 12:30
ICT, IT and E-Business in the
Small Firm Sector
Rivelin Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Why SMEs in Manufacturing Are Not Getting the Best Results with ERP
Author: Okike, Chikezie - University of York
Co-Author: Fernandes, Kiran
Presentation 2
Information Technology and SMEs Survival
Author: Shahidan, Malihe - Sheffield Hallam University
Co-Author: Netadj, Mehrzad
Presentation 3
Empowering Non-technology SMEs in the Application of Technology in Manufacturing
Author: Okike, Chikezie - University of York
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Presentation 4
Customer Relationship Management Adoption in Developing Economies: The Case of
Egyptian Small Business Enterprises
Author: El-Gohary, Hatem - Birmingham City university
11:00 - 12:30 Networks and Innovation
Fulwood
Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Social Capital and Internationalisation: A comparison of processes by SMEs in the UK
and China
Author: Tian, Yumiao - Sheffield Business School
Co-Authors: Tian, Yumiao , Fuller, Ted
Presentation 2
Social Capital, Knowledge Transfer and Innovation: A Dynamic Perspective on Small
Firms Internationalisation
Author: Millman, Cindy - Birmingham City University
Presentation 3
Creation of Social Capital for Innovation Through the Mobility of Knowledge Workers in
EU ICT SMEs
Author: Nikolopoulos, Kanellos-Panagiotis - Open Universiteit Nederland
Presentation 4
Leadership as Mediator between Social Capital and Entrepreneurial Activity: A
Theoretical Framework
Author: Hunter, Lise - Plymouth Business School
11:00 - 12:30 Science and Technology SCR
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Social Processes in the Development of Internal Corporate Ventures: a sensemaking
perspective
Author: Tunstall, Richard - University of Leeds
Co-Authors: Pittaway, Luke , Brooksbank, David
Presentation 2
A Comparative Study of Entrepreneurs Attitudes to Failure in Technology Ventures
Author: Cotterill, Keith - University of Cambridge
Presentation 3
Teaching Entrepreneurship on Science and Technology Degrees in Developing
Economies: Egypt case
Author: O'Leary, Simon - Regent's College London
Co-Author: El-Gohary, Hatem
Presentation 4
Work and Life Balance and Technological Connectivity: Exploring Spillovers From SME
Perspective
Author: Rajendran, Diana - Swinburne University of Technology
Co-Author: Raar, Jean
11:00 - 12:30
Social, Environmental and Ethical
Enterprise
Meeting
Room 1
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
The Existence and Extent of High-Growth Amongst UK Social Enterprises: A Pilot Study
Author: McGilvray, Linda - Heriot-Watt University
Presentation 2
The Social Enterprise Mark: a critical review of its conceptual dimensions
Author: Ridley-Duff, Rory - Sheffield Hallam University
Co-Author: Southcombe, Cliff
Presentation 3
Context, Narratives, Drawings and Boundary Objects: Where Social Enterprises Draw
the Line
Author: Seanor, Pam - independent
Co-Authors: Baines, Sue , Bull, Mike
Presentation 4
Scaling Up Social Enterprise: Alternative Strategies for Early Years Provision
Author: Lyon, Fergus - Middlesex University
Co-Author: Little, Heather
13:30 - 15:00
Business Creation, Resource
Acquisition, Business Closure
Bar lounge
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
The Rich, The Poor, and the Entrepreneur: Entrepreneurship Across Personal and
Country Income Classes
Author: Lluss, Fernanda - Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Presentation 2
Growth Paths and Survival Chances
Author: Coad, Alex - University of Sussex
Co-Authors:
Frankish, Julian , Roberts, Richard , Storey, David , Nightingale,
Paul
Presentation 3
Sources of Job Creation and Destruction in the UK Economy, 1998-2010
Author: Hart, Mark - Aston University
Co-Authors: Anyadike-Danes, Michael , Bonner, Karen
13:30 - 15:00
Business Support Policy and
Practice
Abbeydale
Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Business Incubation Its Place in Business Support Activity and Policy
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Author: Benson, Martyn - RiDO
Presentation 2
Exploring Business Support Networks: A Study of an SME Support Network in North
Wales
Author: Jones, Rosalind - Bangor University
Co-Authors: Heyworth, Elizabeth , Rowley, Jennifer
Presentation 3
Is Public Procurement a Successful Small Business Support Policy? A Review of the
Evidence
Author: Loader, Kim - University of York
Presentation 4
Solutions for Business (SfB) and Business Performance: Lessons for the Future
Author: Braidford, Paul - St Chad's College, Durham University
Co-Authors: Robson, Paul , Stone, Ian
13:30 - 15:00
Business Sustainability,
Development and Growth
Main Hall
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Business Network Relationships and Firm Growth in China: an assessment of
institutional evolution and organisational change
Author: Zheng, Ping - Canterbury Christ Church University
Co-Author: Scott, Jonathan
Presentation 2
Entrepreneurial Emergence in China how and why have entrepreneurs shaped Chinas
economic growth during the reform period?
Author: Atherton, Andrew - University of Lincoln
Presentation 3
A Contingency Approach to Entrepreneurial Leadership: An Exploratory Case Study of
Two Chinese Private Enterprises
Author: Wang, Catherine - Royal Holloway
Co-Authors: Tee, Ding Ding , Ahmed, Pervaiz
13:30 - 15:00 Enterprise Education
Council
Chamber
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Human Capital: The Value of Graduate Entrepreneurship Education and Training in
Developing Economies
Author: Mitra, Jay - University of Essex
Co-Authors: Abubakar, Yazid , Sagagi, Murtala
Presentation 2
Towards an Understanding of the Global Context of Enterprise Education
Author: Penaluna, Kathryn - Swansea Metropolitan University
Co-Authors: Jones, Colin , Penaluna, Andy
Presentation 3
The Impact of Programmes for Entrepreneurship: Lessons from Examining Self-Efficacy
Author: Barakat, Shima - Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL)
Co-Authors: McLellan, Ros , Winfeild, Sarah
Presentation 4
The Significance of Problem-Based Learning in the Development of Enterprise Skills for
Pharmacy Students in UK HEI
Author: Refai, Deema - University of Huddersfield
Co-Author: Thompson, John
13:30 - 15:00
Entrepreneurial Learning in
Organisations
TV Lounge
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Celebration, Loss, and Organizational Identity at Entrepreneurial Firms
Author: Bock, Adam Jay - University of Edinburgh
Co-Author: Thompson, Alex
Presentation 2
Enterprise Education: E-learning Course on Globalization to improve Globalization
Skills of Employees
Author:
Stehr, Christopher - German Graduate School of Management
and Law (GGS)
Co-Author: Hiller, Melanie
Presentation 3
Entrepreneurial Leadership Learning and Development: An Autobiographical Narrative
Approach
Author: Jones, Karen - Bangor University
Co-Authors: Sambrook, Sally , Henley, Andy , Norbury, Heather
13:30 - 15:00 Family Business
Meeting
Room 2
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Resilient Family Firms in the Rural Landscape: The Role of Symbolic Capital
Author: Glover, Jane - Loughborough University
Presentation 2
Home Matters: Home in the Sociomaterial Constellation of the Family Firm
Author: Drakopoulou Dodd, Sarah - ALBA Graduate School of Business
Co-Authors: Jack, Sarah , Anderson, Alistair
Presentation 3
Family-run Social Enterprises: A Pilot Study
Author: Fitzhugh, Helen - The Guild
13:30 - 15:00 Gender and Enterprise
Meeting
Room 3
Parallel
Sessions

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Presentation 1
Gendered Discourses of Entrepreneurship in HE: The Fictive Entrepreneur and the
Fictive Student
Author: Jones, Sally - University of Leeds
Presentation 2
Gender and Entrepreneurial Learning: A Case of Female Entrepreneurs in Creative
Industry
Author: Abrar, Ayesha - University of Essex
Presentation 3
Do Men and Women Have Different Learning Outcomes From a Business Learning
Network?
Author: Sinnott, Eileen - Waterford Institute of Technology
Co-Authors: O'Gorman, Bill , Fuller-Love, Nerys
Presentation 4
Theory and Evidence About Patterns of Inequality Amongst Freelance Human
Resources Consultants
Author: Vincent, Steve - Leeds University Business School
13:30 - 15:00
ICT, IT and E-Business in the
Small Firm Sector
Rivelin Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Current State of E-business Use in Small Hospitality Businesses: Exploratory Study
Author: Pavic, Suzana - Sheffield Hallam University
Co-Author: Matthews, Michael
Presentation 2
Assessing the Use of Websites by Small Community Organisations
Author: Burgess, Stephen - Victoria University
Co-Authors: Bingley, Scott , Hunter, M Gordon
Presentation 3
Rural Small Firms Website Quality in Transition and Market Economies
Author: Galloway, Laura - Heriot-Watt University
Co-Authors: Sanders, John , Li, Yuansheng , Miterev, Maksim
Presentation 4
Getting Above Yourself? A family run, retail business case study investigating the
value of expenditure on Adwords as part of an integrated communications
Author: Sparks, Victoria - ECCO Oxford/Oxford Brookes University
Co-Authors: French, Aileen , French, Aileen
13:30 - 15:00 Networks and Innovation
Fulwood
Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Knowledge Networks for Innovation: from theory into practice, the case for SMEs
Author: Bradford, John - University of the West of England
Co-Authors: Saad, Mohammed , Winnington, Terry , Mahdi, Surya
Presentation 2
Cultivating Communities of Practice for Innovation: what about SMEs?
Author: Pattinson, Steve - Teesside University
Co-Authors: Preece, David , Scott, Jonathan M.
Presentation 3
The Dynamic Impact of Knowledge Networks on the Innovative Capabilities of Bio-tech
firms in the East Midlands Region, UK
Author: Simba, Amon - Nottingham Trent University
Co-Authors: Neshamba, Francis , Wang, Jinmin
Presentation 4
Regional Business Networks and Their Impact on Small Firm Performance: The Case of
Ireland
Author: Lynch, Nicola - University of Derby
Co-Author: Lenihan, Helena
13:30 - 15:00 Science and Technology SCR
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Entrepreneurial Activity and the Evolution of the Irish Biotech Sector
Author: Curran, Declan - Dublin City University Business School
Co-Authors: O'Gorman, Colm , van Egeraat, Chris
Presentation 2
Business Models and Biotech: A Case Study from the East Midlands region of the UK
Author: Smith, David - Nottingham Trent University
Co-Authors: Ehret, Michael , Junor, Daniel
Presentation 3
In Search of Disruptive Innovation: Anticipation, Value And Relational Structures
Author: Fuller, Ted - University of Lincoln
Co-Authors: Warren, Lorraine , Bektas, Tolga , Wallend, Paul
Presentation 4
Entrepreneurial Technology Scouting: Fostering Academic Entrepreneurship Beyond the
Obvious
Author:
Sassmannshausen, Sean Patrick - Schumpeter School of Business
and Economics
13:30 - 15:00
Social, Environmental and Ethical
Enterprise
Meeting
Room 1
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Community Experience of Social Enterprise in Assynt
Author: Burnett, Lis - University of Glamorgan
Presentation 2
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How Feasible is the Big Society?: The Third Sectors Survival in Less Affluent Areas in
the Absence of Government Funding
Author: Thompson, Piers - UWIC
Co-Authors: Williams, Robert , Thomas, Brychan , Kwong, Caleb
Presentation 3
Social Enterprise in Wales: Geographically Located to Tackle Deprivation?
Author: Williams, Robert - National Entrepreneurship Observatory
Co-Authors: Thompson, Piers , Thomas, Brychan
15:30 - 17:00
Business Creation, Resource
Acquisition, Business Closure
Bar lounge
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Outbound Open Innovation and Platform Evangelism: A Case Study of the Microsoft
Technology Centre
Author: Morawetz, Norbert - University of Hertfordshire
Co-Author: Culkin, Nigel
Presentation 2
Advancing understanding of business closure and failure: A critical re-evaluation of the
business exit decision.
Author: Marlow, Susan - University of Birmingham
Co-Authors: Mason, Colin , Mullen, Helen
Presentation 3
Assessing the impact of assisting business creation by University students and alumni in
the Steel City
Author: Quairney, Sheila - Sheffield Hallam University
Co-Author: Benson, Martyn
15:30 - 17:00
Business Support Policy and
Practice
Abbeydale
Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Developing Business Support Services: Focusing of the How rather than the What
Author: Andrews, Rachelle - University of Hertfordshire
Presentation 2
It's Business Link but not as we knew it!
Author: Wilkinson, Nicholas - Graduate Study in UK Limited
Presentation 3
Policy support for eco innovation in SMEs
Author: Martin, Lynn - Manchester Metropolitan University
15:30 - 17:00
Business Sustainability,
Development and Growth
Main Hall
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Collective Production and Action: the Re-imagining Portland Works Project
Author: Cerulli, Cristina - University of Sheffield + Studio Polpo
Co-Author: Udall, Julia
Presentation 2
Enterprise Cultural Heritage Skill Gap - the study of established craft sector firms.
Author: Aaltonen, Satu - Turku School of Economics, University of Turku
Co-Authors:
Heinze, Aleksej , Ielpa, Giuseppe , Avramenko, Alex , Klosova,
Anna , Papadopoulou, Trigona , de Tommaso, Dorella
Presentation 3
Resource-Based Life Course Pathways to Entrepreneur Earnings
Author: Jayawarna, Dilani - University of Liverpool Management School
Co-Author: Rouse, Julia
Presentation 4
Enabling The SME In Sustainable Procurement: A Case Study
Author: Brindley, Clare - Nottingham Trent
Co-Author: Oxborrow, Lynn
15:30 - 17:00 Enterprise Education
Council
Chamber
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
The Impact of School Enterprise Education: The Case of the Make Your Mark Challenge
Author: Botham, Ronald - RB Associates and the Hunter Centre
Co-Author: Sutherland, Victoria
Presentation 2
Proposing a Model of a Supporting System of Entrepreneurship Education
Author: Ruskovaara, Elena - Lappeenranta University of Technology
Co-Author: Pihkala, Timo
Presentation 3
Creation of Entrepreneurial Capital through University Education and Career Process:
Case Studies of Entrepreneurial Graduates from University of Manchester
Author: Kitagawa, Fumi - University of Manchester
Co-Authors: Shepperd, Lynn , Styles, Jonathan
Presentation 4
The Land of Make Believe: Creating the Enterprising Graduate with Distinctive Skills and
Attributes
Author: Jones, Amanda - University of Glamorgan
Co-Authors: Jones, Paul , Skinner, Heather , Packham, Gary
15:30 - 17:00
Entrepreneurial Learning in
Organisations
TV Lounge
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Business Inspiration: small business leadership in recovery
Author: Rae, David - University of Lincoln
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Co-Authors: Bosworth, Gary , Price, Liz , Parkinson, Paul
Presentation 2
Consultant-Client Relationships in UK SMEs: Business Advisors as Co-learners
Author: Malone, Stephen - Staffordshire University
Presentation 3
Intercultural Competencies for the Internationalization of SME
Author:
Stehr, Christopher - German Graduate School of Management
and Law (GGS)
Presentation 4
The impact of entrepreneurs' planning profiles on firm growth: an empirical analysis
Author: Martin-Sanchez, Victor - Autonomous University of Barcelona
Co-Authors: Contin-Pilart, Ignacio , Larraza-Kintana, Martin
15:30 - 17:00
Entrepreneurship in Minority
Groups
SCR
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Islamic Enterprise: Fostering Separatism or Providing a Bridge to Mainstream Culture?
Author: Bagwell, Susan - London Metropolitan University
Presentation 2
Australian Indigenous Entrepreneurship: Lessons for Success
Author: Shoebridge, Amanda - Southern Cross University
Co-Author: Buultjens, Jeremy
Presentation 3
Building the Base for Cross National Comparisons of Ethnic Entrepreneurship:
Understanding Polish Entrepreneurs in Western Australia
Author: Vershinina, Natalia - De Montfort University
Co-Author: Barrett, Rowena
Presentation 4
Adapting to Austerity: Business Support and Ethnic Minority Enterprise
Author: Ram, Monder - De Montfort University
Co-Authors: Trehan, Kiran , Rouse, John , Woldessenbet, Kassa
15:30 - 17:00
Finance, Venture Capital, Taxation
and Regulation
Meeting
Room 2
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
The Impact of Internal Finance on Growth
Author: Yazdanfar, Darush - Mid Sweden University
Co-Authors: Yazdanfar, Darush , Jahandar, Sara
Presentation 2
Demand for Debt and Equity Before and After the Financial Crisis
Author: Mac an Bhaird, Ciarn - Dublin City University
Presentation 3
Understanding the Pricing of Risk in Small Firm Loans
Author: Robson, Paul - Royal Holloway, University of London
Co-Author: Freel, Mark
15:30 - 17:00 Gender and Enterprise
Meeting
Room 3
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Innovating Women: Under-representation or Invisibility
Author: Wynarczyk, Pooran - Newcastle University
Co-Author: Jaff, Deborah
Presentation 2
Exploring Start-Up Motivations and Pre-Entrepreneurial Careers of Female
High-Technology Venturers
Author: Cooper, Sarah - University of Edinburgh
Co-Authors: Hampton, Alison , McGowan, Pauric
Presentation 3
Gender and Mentoring: Analyzing the Contribution of Mentors to the Sustainability of
Women Owned High Technology Ventures
Author: Mcadam, Maura - Queen's University Belfast
Co-Author: Marlow, Susan
Presentation 4
Gender and the Veterinary Profession: A Different Kind of Animal?
Author: Treanor, Lorna - Royal Veterinary College
Co-Authors: Henry, Colette , Baillie, Sarah
15:30 - 17:00
ICT, IT and E-Business in the
Small Firm Sector
Rivelin Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Adoption and Programme Contexts Effect in the Support to the Informatisation of
SMEs
Author: Vega, Arturo - Canterbury Chirst Church University
Co-Authors: Chiasson, Mike , Brown, David
Presentation 2
Discretion in the Implementation of Policies for the Informatisation of SMEs
Author: Vega, Arturo - Canterbury Chirst Church University
Co-Authors: Chiasson, Mike , Brown, David
Presentation 3
Information Technology and the Facilitation of Knowledge Transfer in the Turkish Textile
and Apparel Sector
Author: Chowdhury, Dababrata - University of Plymouth
Co-Author: Butul, Lynne
Presentation 4
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The Effects of Entrepreneurs' Knowledge Gaps in IT Adoption in Small Firms: A Dynamic
Perspective
Author:
Aquilina, Ronald - Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon
University, Scotland, UK
Co-Author: Fulford, Heather
Presentation 5
ICT Business Support: The Future?
Author: Beckinsale, Martin - De Montfort University
15:30 - 17:00 Networks and Innovation
Fulwood
Room
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
Knowledge Sourcing by Small Firms: The Internationalization of Networks
Author: Clifton, Nick - Cardiff School of Management, UWIC
Co-Author: Huggins, Rob
Presentation 2
Entrepreneurial Tie Formation in a Transition Economy: the case of Croatia
Author: Skokic, Vlatka - University of Surrey
Co-Authors: Morrison, Alison , Lynch, Paul
Presentation 3
Examining Leadership of the Innovation Process in SMEs
Author: Johnston, Andrew - Sheffield Hallam University
Co-Author: Drewett, Amanda
Presentation 4
All in the Mind: Education and Attitude on Increasing the Innovativeness of
Microenterprises
Author: Padilla-Melndez, Antonio - University of Malaga
Co-Authors: Del Aguila-Obra, Ana , Lockett, Nigel , Garrido-Moreno, Aurora
15:30 - 17:00
Social, Environmental and Ethical
Enterprise
Meeting
Room 1
Parallel
Sessions


Presentation 1
For Benevolence and For Self-Interest: Social and Commercial Entrepreneurial Activity
Across Nations
Author: Mickiewicz, Tomasz - University College London
Co-Authors: Stephan, Ute , Estrin, Saul
Presentation 2
Institutional support vs. Institutional void theory in predicting social entrepreneurship: A
cross-national study of culture and size of state sector
Author: Stephan, Ute - University of Sheffield Management School
Co-Author: Uhlaner, Lorraine
Presentation 3
Business Success, Employee Ownership and Policy Making
Author: Cooper, William - University of Strathclyde
Co-Author: Mitchell, Jacqui
Presentation 4
Personal Credibility: Implications for Legitimizing Sustainable/ Social Entrepreneurship
Author: O'Neil, Isobel - University of Nottingham
Please note the programme is subject to change.
Abstracts will only be available online through this programme; in keeping with the theme of
'sustainability' no book will be produced.

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