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Publications and reports

  • Yoruk, D.E., R. Bunduchi, E. Yoruk, C. Crisan-Mitra, I-I. Salanta and E. L. Crisan (2021), “Pathways to innovation in Romanian Software SMEs: Exploring the impact of interdependencies between internationalization and knowledge sources”, Journal of International Management, 27 (4), 2021.
  • Yoruk, D.E. and M. Gilman (2021), “The SME Drag Effect in the West Midlands Economy”, Birmingham City Business School, Centre for Enterprise, Innovation and Growth, CEIG Report No.1/2021.
  • Gilman M, Salder J. (2020) 'The role of diagnostics as a means of engaged scholarship and enhancing SME research'. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Gilman M, Salder J, Gkakis A & Raby S. (2020) Beyond narrow perspectives of SME growth: toward an integrated model. Journal of Business Research
  • Yoruk, D.E.(2019) “Dynamics of firm-level upgrading and the role of learning in networks in emerging markets”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol 145, pp.341-369.
  • Radosevic, S. D. E.Yoruk and E. Yoruk (2019) ‘Technology upgrading and growth in Central and Eastern Europe’, in Grzegorz Gorzelak (ed), Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe: Stability and Change after 1990, Routledge, London.
  • Fletcher L., Bailey K & Gilman M (2018). Fluctuating levels of personal role engagement within the working day: What matters most? Human Resource Management Journal. Digital Object Identifier (DOI) - 10.1111/1748-8583.12168 to search in Wiley Online Library
  • Siyanbola, T O & Gilman, M W (2017) Extent of Employee-Turnover in Nigerian SMEs: Employees’-Owner/managers’ Standpoint. Employee Relations
  • Chau, V.S., Gilman, M. and Serbanica, C. (2017) Aligning university–industry interactions: The role of boundary spanning in intellectual capital transfer. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 123, pp.199-209.
  • Stoian, C. and Gilman, M. (2017) Corporate social responsibility that “pays”: A strategic approach to CSR for SMEs. Journal of Small Business Management, 55(1), pp.5-31.
  • Gilman, M., Raby, S. and Pyman, A. (2015) The contours of employee voice in SMEs: the importance of context. Human Resource Management Journal, 25(4), pp.563-579.
  • Gilman, M. and Raby, S. (2013) National context as a predictor of high-performance work system effectiveness in small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs): A UK–French comparative analysis. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(2), pp.372-390.
  • Gilman, M. and Raby, S. (2016) Beyond the Black Box: Developing a Situated Process Model to Explain How HRM is Configured in Small Growing Firms. CIPD Research paper.
  • El-Gohary, H. 2015. An Investigation of Market Orientation (MO) and Tourism Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ (SMEs) Performance in Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing.
  • Hussain, J and Millman, C. 2014. The role of guanxi networks in the performance of women-led firms in China. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship.

Entreprenuership research cluster

  • Shinnie, X. Domboka, T. and Carey, C. (2021) Multicultural Hybridism as a Dynamic Framework to Reconceptualise Breakout in a Superdiverse and Transnational Context.London: Emerald
  • Carey, C. (2021) ‘Conflicting values, the balancing act of artists’ in Exploring cultural value: Contemporary issues for theory and practice. Eds. Lehman, K., Fillis, I., and Wickham, M. London: Emerald
  • Burns, K., Carter, C.,  Ahmed, Z. and Sisay, S (2020) ‘The use of design thinking in non-design contexts – a journey and experience’ in Innovative Teaching Methods ; Practical Teaching in Higher Education. Eds. Lidia Pokrzycha. Marie Curie-Sktodowska University Press
  • Smith, K., Carey, C., Williamson, T., McLuskie, P. and Sisay, S. (2019) Entrepreneurial Intent on Induction to Undergraduate Business Courses: A Comparison of Two Higher Education Institutions in the UK ISBE 2019 Conference Newcastle Proceedings (Nominated Best Paper)
  • Hussain, S. and Carey, C  (2019) Lived experiences of female social-housing residents: Stories examining entrepreneurship support needs ISBE 2019 Conference Newcastle Proceedings (Highly commended for two Best Paper awards)
  • Burns, K., Carter, C., Ahmed, Z., and Sisay, S. (2019) “Non-Designers using Design Thinking” International Association of Societies of Design Research conference (IASDR), Manchester
  • Shinnie, X, Domboka, T. and Carey, C. (2019) From Ethnic Exceptionalism to Multicultural Hybridism: Rethink Ethnic Culture in Migrant Entrepreneurship
  • Millman, C. and Li, Z. (2017) “Establishing a viable institutional environment for entrepreneurship in China: A case study of Zhejiang province”, Strategic Change, Vol. 26, pp. 237-242.
  • El-Gohary, H.  Selim, H., and Eid, R. (2016). Entrepreneurship Education and Employability of Arab HE Business Students: An Attempt for a primary investigation, International Journal of Business and Social Science, 7(4), pp:  52-72.
  • Carey, C. (2015) The careers of fine artists and the embedded creative, Journal of Education and Work 28:4, 407-421
HRM and Leadership in SMEs research cluster
  • Psychogios, A., Blakcori, F., Szamosi, L., & O’Regan, N. (2019). From feeding-back to feeding-forward: managerial feedback as a trigger of change in SMEs. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development26(1), 18-42.
  • Psychogios, A., Nyfoudi, M., Theodorakopoulos, N., Szamosi, L. T., & Prouska, R. (2019). Many Hands Lighter Work? Deciphering the Relationship between Adverse Working Conditions and Organization Citizenship Behaviours in Small and Mediumsized Enterprises during a Severe Economic Crisis. British Journal of Management30(3), 519-537.
  • Prouska, R., & Psychogios, A. (2019). Should I say something? A framework for understanding silence from a line manager’s perspective during an economic crisis. Economic and Industrial Democracy40(3), 611-635.
  • Prouska, R., & Psychogios, A. (2018). Do not say a word! Conceptualizing employee silence in a long-term crisis context. The International Journal of Human Resource Management29(5), 885-914.
  • Prouska, ReaPsychogios, A. and Rexhepi, Yllka (2016) Rewarding employees in turbulent economies for improved organisational performance: exploring SMEs in the South-Eastern European region. Personnel Review, 45(6). pp.1259 – 1280
  • Psychogios, A. Szamosi, Prouska R. and Brewster, C., (2016) A Three-fold Framework for Understanding HRM Practices in South-Eastern European SMEs, Employee Relations, 38(3), pp. 310-331
  • Psychogios, A. and Garev, S. (2012), Understanding Complexity Leadership Behaviour in SMEs: Lessons from a Turbulent Business Environment, Emergence: Complexity & Organisation, 14(3), 1-22