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Qualifications

1997 BA (hons) Business Studies Glamorgan University
2000 PhD Glamorgan University “An Empirical Analysis of Small Construction firms in South East Wales”

About

Main Teaching Areas:

  • Small business management
  • Business venturing
  • Business planning
  • Business start up, development and growth
  • Innovation within SMEs

Main Research Areas:

  • Small Business Management in the Construction Industry
  • Enterprise Education
  • Small business management
  • Innovation

Experience

  • Senior Negotiator/Buyer for Hardware Wholesale Company 1980 -1990
  • Wholesale Company – Manager/MD – 1990 – 1994
  • BA (Hons) 1994 – 1997 University of Glamorgan
  • PhD 1997- 2000 University of Glamorgan
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – University of Glamorgan 2000 – 2006
  • Principal Lecturer – University of Glamorgan 2006 to date
  • Programme leader for the MSc International Business & Enterprise – Currently the fastest growing Post graduate programme in the Business School 2008-on-going
  • External Member of HASS Faculty Quality Assurance Committee 2010
  • Member of Glamorgan Business School FRDC committee 2009 – ongoing
  • Programme leader for MSc Female Entrepreneurship (£500,000 ESF project) 2008-2009
  • Programme leader for MSc Entrepreneurial Practice (£500, 000 ESF project) Joint Programme Leader E-College Wales 1st phase(£14 Million ESF project) 2002-2004

Responsibilities

Academic Manager for Supply Chain, logistics, Procurement, Economics and Enterprise

Publications

Edited Books

B. Thomas, C. Miller and L. Murphy (eds.), Innovation and Small Business, Volume The Innovation Process, Copenhagen: Ventus Publishing, February 2011.

B. Thomas, C. Miller and L. Murphy (eds.), Innovation and Small Business, Volume 2: Industrial Settings, Copenhagen: Ventus Publishing, February 2011.

Book Chapters

Pickernell, D. Miller, C. Senyard, J. Thomas, B. & Tunstall, R (2011). beware the geeks bearing gifts? Online latent and untapped outlets for farmers markets in S. E. Wales. In: the handbook of research on Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and rural Development: Eds; Agnete, G. Carter, S. Ljunggren, E. & Welter, F: Edward Elgar, Glos.

Thomas, B., Miller, C., Packham, G. and Jones, P. (2011) Technology Diffusion. In: Thomas, B., Miller, C. and Murphy, L. (Eds) Innovation and Small Business: Volume 1, Ventus Publishing Aps, 44-58, ISBN: 978-87-7681-729-9.

Thomas, B, Miller C,J, Packham, G and Simmons G (2008), The role of websites and e-commerce in the development of global start-ups, in Zhao, F (eds), Handbook of Research on Information Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Idea Group Publishing, ISBN 1-59904-901-5

Working Papers

Jones, P, Miller, C.J, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B (2004), Retention and Withdrawal Factors on the BA Enterprise Degree: A Preliminary Investigation, Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper No. 37, ISBN 1-84054-105-9

Thomas, S, Miller, C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C, (2003) The Welsh Heritage Tourism Industry and Entrepreneurship, Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper No 35, October 2003, ISBN 1-840540-97-4.

Miller, C, Packham, G.A, Pickernell, D and Morse, L (2002), Increasing Entrepreneurial Capacity through e-Learning: an Opportunity for Small Construction Firms in South Wales, WEI Working Paper Series, Paper 28, 1-840540-72-9

Miller, C, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2002), Inter-organisational Relationships and their effect upon Small Construction Enterprise in South Wales: Co-operation at a Cost, WEI Working Paper Series, Paper 27, 1-840540-71-0.

Packham, G.A, Brooksbank, D, Miller, C and Thomas, B.C (2002) An Investigation into the Management Development Issues Faced by Growth Oriented Firms in Wales, WEI Working Paper Series, Paper 26, 1-840540-68-0.

Brooksbank, D, Griffiths, D, Miller, C, Morse, L, Packham, G.A, Pickernell, D and Thomas, B.C (2002) Teaching the Welsh to Fish. The Reason for, Structure of and Preliminary Results of Enterprise College Wales, WEI Working Paper Series, Paper 22, 1-840540-58-3.

Miller, C, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2001) Harmonisation and Lean Construction: Acknowledging the role of the small subcontracting firm, WEI Working Paper Series, Paper 15, 1-840540-32-7.

Packham, G.A, Thomas, B.C and Miller, C.J.M (2001), Partnering in the Welsh Construction Industry: a Subcontracting Perspective, Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper Series No. 19, November, ISBN 1-840540-48-6.

Packham, G.A, Thomas, B.C, and Miller, C.J.M. (2001), Owner-manager Preference, Management Development and the Growing Family Business: A Preliminary Investigation, Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper Series No. 16, March. ISBN 1-840540-33-8.

Miller, C.J.M., Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2001), Harmonisation and Lean Construction: Acknowledging the Role of the Small Subcontracting Firm, Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper Series No. 15, March. ISBN 1-840540-32-7.

Monograph Editorials

Miller. C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (eds.),(2001) Current Issues in Small Construction Enterprise Development, Welsh Enterprise Institute Monograph No. 4, ISBN 1-84054-050-8

Miller C.J.M, Packham, G.A. and Thomas, B.C. (eds.), (2001) The Small Business of Construction, Welsh Enterprise Institute Monograph No. 3, ISBN 1-840540-45-1

Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A and Miller, C.J.M (eds.), (2001) Enterprise Education and Learning in the New Millennium, Welsh Enterprise Institute Monograph No. 2, ISBN 1-840540-38-9

Monograph Articles

Miller, C, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2002), Harmonisation Between Large and Small Firms: A Prerequisite for Lean Construction, In: Miller. C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (eds.), Current Issues in Small Construction Enterprise Development, Welsh Enterprise Institute Monograph No. 4, pp. 99-122, ISBN 1-84054-050-8.

Packham, G.A. and Miller, C (2001), Peer-assisted Student Support: Learning Innovation at the University of Glamorgan, In: Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A and Miller, C.J.M (eds.), Enterprise Education and Learning in the New Millennium, Welsh Enterprise Institute Monograph No. 2, pp.35-52, ISBN 1-840540-38-9.

Miller, C, Packham, G.A. and Thomas, B.C. (2001) Understanding Small Construction Enterprises in Wales, In: Miller C.J.M, Packham, G.A. and Thomas, B.C. (eds.), The Small Business of Construction, Welsh Enterprise Institute Monograph No. 3, pp. 7-27, ISBN 1-840540-45-1.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Pickernell, D. Packham, G Smallbone, D, Miller, C. and Senyard, J (2009), The roles and importance of formal and informal sources of business support in new firms: evidence from the UKs 2008 Federation of Small Business Survey, Conference Proceedings, 32nd Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, Liverpool UK.

Jones, P., Jones, A., Miller, C. and Packham. G. (2009) Teach me what I want, what I really, really want: gender perspectives on taught entrepreneurship education, 4th Higher Education Academy – Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance subject centre conference, St David’s Hotel and Spa, Cardiff.

Bakos, A., Miller, C. and Packham, G. (2008), A resource-based analysis in Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises – Information a Sustainable Strategic Asset, Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship 2008, Belfast, ISBE.

Jones, P, Jones, A Packham, G & Miller, C (2007), The experience of teaching enterprise education in France: Does it work? HEA-Business management Accountancy and Finance conference, 2-4 May, University of Aston, Birmingham

Packham, G., Miller, C., Jones, P. and Jones, A., (2007) Enterprise Education and Entrepreneurial Intent: A European Perspective, 30th ISBE conference, 7th-9th November, Glasgow, Paper Number: 57, ISBN: 978-1-900862-02-8.

Jones, P., Jones, A. Packham, G. and Miller, C. (2007) Do You Mean Us: the experience of teaching enterprise education in Germany? 21st British Academy of Management conference, 11-13th September, Paper ref: BAM-10429, ISBN: 0-9549608-3-1.

Packham, G., Miller, C., Jones, P. and Jones, A. (2007) East versus West: Comparing the student experience of Enterprise Education within Polish and German Higher Education, 52nd ICSB World Conference, Turku Business School, Finland, 13–15th June, ISBN: 951-564-263-9.

D.Pickernell, G.Packham, C.Miller, B.Thomas and R.Keast (2006) University Challenge? Innovation Policy and SMEs in Welsh Economic Development Policy: Towards a New Framework, International Council for Small Business 51st World Conference, June.

C.Miller, G.Packham, B.Thomas and D.Pickernell,(2005) Can E-Learning provide solutions to the problems faced by Small Construction Firms?, QUT Research Week 2005, Conference Proceedings, 4-5 July 2005, Brisbane, Australia, ISBN 1-74107-101-1.

Miller, C., Packham, G., Jones, P. and Thomas, B. (2004) Barriers to Online Enterprise Education: A Conceptual Framework, Institute for Small Business Affairs 27th National Conference, Newcastle, Abstracts Handbook, ISBN 1 900862 60 3, page 103, Conference Proceedings Refereed Papers, ISBN 1 900862 70 0, pages 407 to 418, Conference Proceedings CD ROM ISBN 1 900862 65 4.

Jones, P., Packham, G., Thomas, B. and Miller, C. (2004) An online undergraduate Enterprise programme: A Blended e-learning model, 27th ISBA Conference, Entrepreneurship and SME Development, 2-4th November, Newcastle, Paper Number: 76, ISBN: 1-900-862-65-4.

Miller, C., Packham, G. Jones, P. and Thomas, B. (2004) Barriers to Online Enterprise Education: a conceptual framework, 27th ISBA Conference, Entrepreneurship and SME Development, 2 – 4th November, Newcastle, Paper Number: 103, ISBN: 1-900-862-65-4.

Jones, P., Miller, C., Packham, G. Thomas, B. and Jones, A. (2004) The Good, the bad and the Ugly: An identification and classification of the Barriers to E-learning on an undergraduate e-learning Enterprise degree. 49th International Council for Small Business (ICSB), World Conference, Sandton International Conference Centre, South Africa, 20th – 23rd June. Paper Number: 50.

W.P.Jones, G.A.Packham, C.J.M.Miller, D.G.Pickernell and B.C.Thomas (2004), Evaluating Enterprise Education in a Virtual Learning Environment: the Case of e-College Wales. In proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference of the International Council for Small Business, 20th-23rd June 2004, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Jones, P, Packham, G.A, Miller. C.J and Thomas, B.C (2004), An Investigation into Student Withdrawals on the e-College Wales BA Enterprise Programme: Student and Tutor Perceptions, E-Learn International Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, February.

Miller, C.J, Jones, P, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2004), A Viable Solution: The Case for Blended Delivery on an Online Learning Programme, Network Learning Conference, Lancaster University, April

Packham, G.A, Jones, P, Miller, C.J and Thomas, B.C (2004), Perceptions of Effective e-Moderation: A Tutors Viewpoint, Network Learning Conference, Lancaster University, April

Thomas, B.C, Jones, P, Packham, G.A and Miller, C.J (2004), Student Perceptions of Effective e-Moderation: A Qualitative Investigation of e-College Wales, Network Learning Conference, Lancaster University, April

Jones, P, Packham, G.A, Miller, C.J, Davies, I, Jones, A and Roberts, D (2003), e-Retention: An Initial Evaluation of Student Withdrawals within a Virtual Learning Environment, 2nd European Conference on e-Learning, Glasgow, Caledonian University, Scotland, 6th – 7th November, pp. 239-248, ISBN: 0-9544577-4-9

Thomas, S, Miller, C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2003) The Role of Entrepreneurship in the Welsh Heritage Tourism Industry, 13th Annual Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development Conference – Research Paradigms in Entrepreneurship and Small Business, The University of Surrey, Guildford, 3rd-4th April 2003.

Pickernell, D, Miller, C and Packham, G.A (2002) A Cunning Plan? How Enterprise College Wales is reaching the excluded communities of Wales, Organisation of Community Based Entrepreneurial Development Workshop – Academy of Management Conference, Denver Colorado.

Pickernell, D, Miller, C and Packham, G.A (2002) It’s Regional Economic Development Jim, but not as we know it: The Reasons for, Structure of and Preliminary Results of Enterprise College Wales, 26th ANZRSAI International Conference, Queensland
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Miller, C Packham, G.A Morse, L and Pickernell, D (2002) Increasing Entrepreneurial Capacity Through E-Learning: An Opportunity for Small Construction Firms in South Wales, CIB W107 Creating a Sustainable Construction Industry in Developing Countries Conference, South Africa

Miller, C, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2001) Inter-Organisational Relationships and Their Effect Upon Small Construction Enterprises in South Wales: Co-operation at a cost, The British Academy of Management Annual Conference, 0 9537301 09

Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A and Miller, C (2001) Technology Transfer Policy in Wales and the Implications for the Management of Technological Innovation in Welsh SME’s, Dearne Valley Business School The Research Centre 2nd International Conference, 233 – 252, 086339 945 2

Miller, C, Packham, G.A and Williams, T. (1999) Redefining sub contracting: reducing transaction costs? Proceedings of 15th Annual ARCOM Conference, John Moores University, Liverpool, Vol. 2, pp. 655-644. ISBN 0-9534161-2-7.

Other Conference/Seminar/Invited Talks

Packham, G., Jones, P., Miller, C. and Thomas, B. (2005) The On-line tutor: who, what, why and when, E-learning conference and seminar series, Program Seminar 10: Supporting On-line learners, Rhondda Building, University of Glamorgan, 2nd November.

Miller, C., Packham, G., Jones, P., Thomas, B., and Jones, A. (2005) Identification and classification of Barriers to E-Learning on an undergraduate E-Learning Enterprise Degree, Grand Colloque – Recherche en Entrepreneuriat, L’ESC Bretange, Brest, October 13-14th.

Jones, P. Packham, G., Miller, C. and Thomas, B. (2005) Blended Delivery: That’s the way we do it, E-learning conference and seminar series, Program Seminar 2: What is e-learning, Business School, University of Glamorgan, 23rd February.

Jones, P., Packham, G., Miller, C. and Thomas, B. (2004) An investigation into student withdrawals on the E-College Wales BA Enterprise programme: student and tutor perceptions, e-learn International – World Summit, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, February 18-19th.

Journal Publications

Pickernell, D., Atkinson, C. And Miller , C. (2015) Government SME intervention policy: pereception is 9/10ths of the truth? Environment and Planning C, 33 (1), 4-8. (ABS: 3)

Pickernell,D. Keast,R. Brown,K. Yousefpour,N. Miller, C (2012), Gambling Revenues as a Public Administration: Electronic Gaming Machines in Victoria, Journal of Gambling Studies
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.Hartland, T., Damkjaer, B., Miller, C. and Thomas, B. (2012) Small to Medium Enterprises in the Danish conference sector and a 360-degree approach to managing customer relationships, Journal of Euromarketing, Vol. 20, No. 1&2, ISSN 1049-6483, In Press. (ABS 1)

Jones, P., Miller, C., Pickernell, D. and Packham, G. (2011) The role of education, training and skills development in social inclusion: The University of the Heads of the Valley Case study, Education and Training, Special Issue: City & Guilds, 53(7): 638-651.

Jones, P., Miller, C., Jones, A., Packham, G., Pickernell, D. (2011) Attitudes and motivations of Polish students towards entrepreneurial activity, Education and Training, Vol. 53 No. 5, pp. 416-432.

Attitudes towards entrepreneurship education: a comparative analysis (2011) Education and Training, 52 (8) 568-586 (with Packham, G. Jones, P., Miller, C., Pickernell, D., and Thomas, B) (ABS1)

Pickernell, D, Packham, G., Jones, P. Miller, C. and Thomas B. (2011) Graduate entrepreneurs are different: they have more knowledge?, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, Special issue: Developing enterprising individuals, 17(2): 183-202. (ABS2)

Pickernell, D., Kay, A., Packham, G. and Miller, C (2011) Competing agendas in public procurement: an empirical analysis of opportunities and limits in the UK for SMEs, in Environment and Planning C, 29 (4) 641-658 (ABS 3)

Thomas, B, Miller, C, Packham, G & Simmons, G. (2010) Innovation and Pet food SMEs in the UK, Food Products Marketing 17:46–64,

Packham, G., Jones, P., Miller, C., Pickernell, D. and Thomas, B. (2010) Attitudes towards entrepreneurship education: a comparative analysis, Education and Training, 52(8/9): 568-586.

Thomas, B: Gornall, G: Packham, G: Miller, C.(2009) “The Individual Inventor and the Implications for Innovations and Entrepreneurship” Industry and Higher Education Volume 23, Issue 5, Pages 391-403

Jones, P. Jones, A Packham, G & Miller, C (2008) Student attitude towards enterprise education in Poland: a positive impact, Education and Training, 50 (7): 597-614.

Jones, P., Jones, A., Packham, G., Thomas, B. and Miller, C. (2007) It’s all in the mix: the evolution of a blended e-learning model for an undergraduate degree, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 9(2): 124 -142.

Packham, G., Jones, P., Thomas, B. and Miller, C. (2006) Student and tutor perspectives of on-line moderation, Education + Training, 48(4): 241-251.

Thomas, S. Miller, C. Thomas, B. Tunstall, R. & Siggins, N. (2007) Mastering intrapreneurial behaviour for sustained socioeconomic development: a public service analysis of the south-east Wales heritage tourism attractions sector. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 8(1): 75-83

Kumaraswamy, M.M., Miller, C.J., Rahman, M.M., Pickernell, D.G., Ng, S.T. and Wong, I.P.Y. (2006) ‘Developing web-based tools for Teaching, Training, Learning and Development: the role of Academic Institutions’, Journal of Architectural Engineering & Design Management, ISSN 1745-2007, Vol. 2, Nos. 1&2, Special Issue on ‘e-Learning in the Built Environment’, Earthscan, London, pp 123-135.

G.Packham, P.Jones, B.Thomas and C.Miller (2006) Student and tutor perspectives of on-line moderation, Education + Training, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 241-251, ISSN 0040-0912.

B.Thomas, G.Packham and C.Miller (2006) Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education and Economic Regeneration in Wales: A Policy Study, Industry and Higher Education, December, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 433-440, ISSN 0950-4222.

G.Packham, C.J.Miller, B.C.Thomas and D.Brooksbank (2005), An examination of the management challenges faced by growing SMEs in South Wales, Construction Innovation, 5,, 13-25.

G.Packham, D.Brooksbank, C.Miller and B.Thomas (2005), Climbing the Mountain: Management Practice Adoption in Growth Oriented Firms in Wales, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol. 12., No. 4,, 482-497, ISSN 1462-6004.

Thomas, B., Jones, P., Packham, G., and Miller, C. (2004) Pedagogical and Social Factors involved in Enterprise e-moderation and e-learning: the case of E-College Wales, International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship, 1(2).

Jones, A., Jones, P., Miller, C. and Packham, G. (2004) Identification of key causes of withdrawal on the E-college Wales online undergraduate degree, Education Today, Volume 54, Number 4, Pages: 8-16, ISSN: 0013-1547.

Packham, G. Jones, W. Miller, C. and Thomas, B. (2004) E-learning and Retention: Key Factors Influencing Student Withdrawal, Education and Training, Vol. 46 (6/7).

Miller, C.J.M, Packham, G.A, Pickernell, D and McGovern, M (2004), Building for the Future: The Potential Importance of the Construction Industry in Welsh Economic Development Policy, Construction Management and Economics, Vol. 22. (5), pp 533-540.

Jones, P, Packham, G.A, Miller, C.J and Jones, A (2004), An Initial Evaluation of Student Withdrawals within an e-Learning Environment: The Case of e-College Wales, Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 7-14.

Jones, P, Packham, G.A and Miller, C.J (2004), E-Learning for Enterprise Studies: The Case of E-College Wales, International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship, Vol. 1(1) pp4-17.

Miller, C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2004) Inter-Organisational Relationships and their effect upon small Construction Enterprises in South Wales: Co-operation at a Cost, Journal of Construction Procurement, Vol 9 (2) pp17-28.

Pickernell, D, Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A and Miller, C.J (2003) Accessing Educational Technology Resources for Enterprise E-learning in Wales, Interactions Journal, Vol. 7(3).

Miller, C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Pickernell, D (2003), Its Regional Development Jim But Not As We Know It: The Reasons for, Structure Of and Preliminary Results of Enterprise College Wales, Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, Vol. 8(3), pp. 277-304.

Morse, L.L, Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A and Miller, C.J.M (2003) School Leavers’ Skills Requirements in South East Wales, Education Today, Vol. 53(1), pp. 29-36, ISSN 0013-1547.

Packham, G.A, Thomas, B.C and Miller C (2003), Partnering in the House Building Sector: a Subcontractor’s View, International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 21, pp. 327-332, ISSN 0263-7863..

Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A and Miller C (2002) Technology Transfer Policy in Wales and the Implications for the Management of Technological Innovation in Welsh SMEs, International Journal of Applied Management, Vol. 3, No. 3, 217-246, ISSN 1468-5191.

Miller, C, Packham, G.A and Thomas, B.C (2002) Harmonisation between Main Contractors and Subcontractors: A Pre-requisite for Lean Construction? Journal of Construction Research, March 2002, vol. 3 (1) 67-82.

Packham, G.A, Thomas, B.C and Miller, C (2002) Owner-Manager Preference as a Determinant of Management Development in a Growing Family Business, International Journal of Applied Management, Vol.4 (1), ISSN 1468-5191.

Packham, G.A, Cramphorn, C.W and Miller, C.J.M (2001), Module Development through Peer-assisted Student Support: An Initial Evaluation, Mentoring and Tutoring, Vol. 9(2), pp. 113-124, ISSN 1361-1267.

Thomas, B.C, Packham, G.A. and Miller, C.J.M (2001), A Temporal Model of Technology Diffusion into Small Firms in Wales, Industry and Higher Education, Vol. 15(4), pp. 279-288. ISSN 0950-4222.

Miller C.J.M, Packham, G.A and Williams T (2000), Transaction Cost and the Construction Process – Redefining Subcontracting, NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 15(1), pp. 39-51, ISSN 0970-3675.

Packham, G.A and Miller C.J.M (2000), Peer-assisted Student Support: a new approach to learning, Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 24(1), pp. 55-65, ISSN 0309-877X.

Miller C.J.M and Packham, G.A (1999), Peer-assisted Student Support at The University of Glamorgan: innovating the learning process, Mentoring and Tutoring, Vol. 7(1), pp. 81-95, ISSN 1361-1267.

Memberships

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Member of Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Member of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs

External

Track Chair Emerging Themes Conference (2012) Newport Business School

Editorial Board of Building & Construction Management (2010), With Mohan Kumaraswamy (Editor) of Hong Kong University.

Vice Chair -, 29th Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (Cardiff 2006)

Visiting Professor in Small Business Management – Moscow International Business School (MIRBIS)

Consultancy

Consultancy Report

Assessing the Feasibility of Energy Research in Wales (2009), Welsh Assembly Government, A4B, £16,700 (with Packham, G and Thomas, B)

Lifting the Barriers to Growth Biannual Survey (2007), Federation of Small Businesses, £158,700 (with Pickernell D, , Packham, G Brooksbank, D – University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Smallbone, D – Small Business Research Centre Kingston University, Jones O University of Liverpool and Thompson, P – University of Wales Institute Cardiff).

Best use of site adjacent to the Merthyr Tydfil Institute for the Blind building, Market Needs Analysis Report (2007), Merthyr Institute for the Blind, £11,500 (with Jeffries, M, Packham, G Thomas, B and Brooksbank, D).

Assessing R&D activity in Wales focussing on WAG’s Science Policy priority areas of the Energy and Health Sectors, (2007), Welsh Assembly Government Economic Grant, £15,000 (with Thomas, B and Packham, G).

Innovation Management in the Welsh Construction Industry Analysis Project (2006), Construction Industry Training Board and Knowledge Exploitation Fund £35,000 (with Pickernell D, Packham, G , and Thomas B)

Sector Skills Councils and University Linkages Project (2006), Sector Skills Councils for Wales, £11,000 (with Brooksbank D, Packham, G , Thomas B and Tunstall R)

E-Enterprise Education Development (2006), Welsh Assembly Government, Knowledge Exploitation Fund, £14,000 (with Edwards, L, Jones, P, Jones A, Packham, G and Tunstall, R)

Innovative Curriculum through Digital Media (2005), Welsh Assembly Government, Knowledge Exploitation Fund, £8,500 (with Packham, G)

Innovation Management Curriculum Development (2005), Welsh Assembly Government, Knowledge Exploitation Fund, £11,500 (with Packham, G )

Developing Global Start-ups in Wales (2004), Finance Wales/European Regional Development Fund, £84,000 (With Brooksbank, D, Thomas, B and Packham, G )

Assessing Business Growth and Sustainability Opportunities in Wales, (2004) Cyfenter Partnership, £5,500 (with Angove, M, Thomas B and Packham, G)

Evaluating Issues around Business Start-ups and Disability (2004) Cyfenter Partnership, £5,500 (with Muir, E, Thomas, B and Packham, G)

BID ACTIVITY

Bid Activity

Enterprise Investment Fund, Knowledge Transfer Project, Centre for Enterprise, January 2012, £50,000

Research

External Awards
Jones, P., Packham, G., Miller, C. & Thomas, B. (2004) An investigation into student withdrawals on the E-College Wales BA Enterprise programme: student and tutor perceptions, e-learn International – World Summit, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, February 18-19th. (Awarded best paper in conference).

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