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Programme Details 

Detailed programme

Detailed programme on 26 and 27 June 2024 for all sessions (parallel sessions, plenary sessions, lunch, tea breaks and dinner)

Speaker Details

Plenary Sessions

Speaker: Professor Daniel Muzio

Topic: Top 10 mistakes to avoid when submitting to a leading journal

Date: 26 June, Time: 1015-1115, Room: CCE1-003

Speaker’s bio: Daniel Muzio is a Professor of Management. He joined York in 2018 from the University of Newcastle, having previously worked at the Universities of: Manchester, Leeds and Lancaster. He is a General Editor of the Journal of Management Studies and a founding editor for the Journal of Professions and Organisation. Daniel's research interests include the organisation and management of Professional Services Firms, the sociology of the professions, organizational and professional wrongdoing and diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. Daniel has published in several leading management, sociology and law journals, including: Accounting, Organization and Society, Organization StudiesJournal of Management StudiesHuman RelationsJournal of Economic Geography, Sociology and the British Journal of Sociology. He has published books with: Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press and Palgrave


Speaker: Dr David Hart

Topic: Mapping out research questions, hypotheses and survey design: A layman’s guide to quantitative research design

Date: 26 June, Time: 1130-1230, Room: CCE1-003

Speaker’s bio: David Hart is an Associate Professor in Marketing in the Department of Marketing, Operations and Systems at Northumbria University. His primary research interests are charitable marketing, sports marketing and customer loyalty. His most recent projects have investigated the role of donation destination in donor decision making, cause-related marketing campaigns and digital forms of giving. On a pedagogic level, he has won multiple student-nominated awards for his teaching in the areas of digital marketing, relationship marketing and consumer behaviour. He has extensive experience in the design, validation, implementation and leadership of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as a successful track record of doctoral supervision and examinations.


Speaker: Dr Prabash Edirisingha

Topic: Ethnography in practice

Date: 26 June, Time: 1430-1530, Room: CCE1-003

Speaker’s bio: Dr Prabash Edirisingha is an Assistant Professor at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is an expert ethnographer with experience in deploying ethnography to study diverse communities including family and other consumer collectives. His work integrates various tools to adapt ethnography to focus on consumer identity, practice and rituals.


Speaker: Professor Prof. Nadja Damij

Topic: Digital platforms and circularity

Date: 27 June, Time: 1000-1100, Room: CCE1-003

Speaker’s bio: Professor Nadja Damij is a Professor of Digital Business and Innovation at Sunderland Business school, University of Sunderland, UK with a PhD in Business Information Management as well as a Research Director of the Research Centre for Business and Management. She is also an experienced academic manager (former Head of Subject, Chair of Research Interest Group, Programme Director, and Dean) with a PhD in Business Information Management, and has been engaged in high-level research as a principal investigator of national and international project consortiums with a combined budget of £4.4m. She is currently a departmental editor at IEEE TEMs journal and a member of the Advisory Board of Digital Future Challenge Based Learning in Higher Education International Project Consortium. She has recently published in journals such as Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, Digital Policy, Regulations and Governance, Industrial Marketing Management and Journal of Technology Transfer to name a few.


Speaker: Professor Kate Black and Professor John Blenkinsopp

Topic: What’s my academic future?: Demystifying academic careers#

Date: 27 June, Time: 1115-1230, Room: CCE1-003

Speaker’s bio: Kate is a Professor of Management Learning and Education. Following an early career as a Marine Ecologist at a Field Centre in rural Pembrokeshire, Kate moved into HR management (Recruitment and Development) within retail management.  Her key role was to implement the recruitment and development strategy during a period when the branch was under considerable strain both locally in terms of staffing availability, and as a result of changing sales strategies. Kate joined Newcastle Business School in summer 2014 following 10 years at the University of Chester, latterly within Chester Business School.  She currently holds the role of Director of Education within the Business School Kate is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA), a Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE) and a member of the CIPD (AMCIPD).  She co-Chair of the British Academy of Management (BAM) with responsibility for Management Knowledge and Education (MKE).  She also co-leads BAM’s Education-focused Professor programme.  Kate has also been Chair of BAM's Identity SIG since 2018. Kate completed her PhD part-time at Lancaster University in August 2013.  Her research examined the learning of professionals working within multi-agency teams within a local authority Children’s Services department. Kate’s research interests lie in examining informal, workplace learning, as a process of ‘being’ and ‘becoming’ (identity) for professionals in the contemporary knowledge economy.  Kate is currently working on a funded research project examining inter-generational learning and knowledge exchange within the knowledge economy.

Speaker’s bio: John started his career at the Department of Health and Social Security, then spent several years in the chemical industry as a lab technician, before moving on to HR roles within the NHS. He started his academic career here at Northumbria University (1999-2002), and subsequently held posts at Newcastle (2002-2007), Teesside (2007-2013) and Hull (2013-2016) before returning to Northumbria in 2016. He has undertaken a range of academic leadership roles including Head of Department, Assistant Dean, MBA Programme Director, PG Programmes Director, and Subject Group Leader. Key research projects include whistleblowing in healthcare, an examination of the role of the medical physics expert, an international comparison of bullying and emotional labour, and a study of undergraduates’ perceptions of graduate careers. John is currently developing research on coping with career disruptions, work and well-being, and issues of language and translation in organisational settings. 


Speaker: Professor Magnus Klofsten

Topic: Intrapreneurial academia – Navigating challenges and seizing opportunities

Date: 27 June, Time: 1330-1430, Room: CCE1-003

Speaker’s bio: Magnus Klofsten is professor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and founding director of Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Linköping University, Sweden. His research is oriented towards the early growth and development of technology-based firms, financing young ventures and university-industry relations. Over the years he has built up thorough experience of planning and implementation of different growth and development programs for technology-based firms. Over the years, he has founded or co-founded a number of research organizations such as the Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (1994-), Helix Centre of Excellence (2005–2015), AgoraLink (2008–2012), and the Helix Competence Centre (2017–). Independently, or together with others, he has applied for and received funding from the European Commission’s Targeted Socio-Economic Research (TSER) program, ECO-INNOVERA (EU); Marie Sklodowska Curie (EU), The Swedish Research Council; Formas and the Lundberg Foundation. He is currently co-editing special issues of Technovation and the International Small Business Journal.



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