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Doctor of Business Administration; MSc Management & Strategic Information Systems; PGcert IT; BA (Hons)


Main Teaching Areas

  • Strategic thinking
  • Knowledge environments
  • Social Capital networks


Academic Manager for Business School Portfolio


Davies, P & Mason-Jones, R. (2017) “Communities of interest as a lens to explore the advantage of collaborative behaviour for developing economies”, The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 5-13
Mason-Jones, R. & Davies, P. (2014) “Renewable energy supply chain survey – progress report”, Working Paper Journal of Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Procurement
Parkes, E. Williams, W. Davies, P. (2012) Wordle: A method for analysing MBA student induction experience, International Journal of Management Education
Davies, P (2010) Communities of Interest; the value of a teaching lens on research activity, Linking research and teaching in Wales; The Higher Education Academy
Davies, P., Williams, W. & Lewis, D. (2006) Proposal to Establish a Food Innovation Network for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government
Davies, P., Jones, P., Morgan, D. and Beynon-Davies, P. (2004) The initiation of an E-community: the Glynneath Community project case study, International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship, Volume 1, Number 2, Autumn, ISSN: 1742-5824.

Conference Papers
Mason-Jones, R. Davies, P. & Thomas, A. (2017) “Using the Theory of Constraints to explore risks and barriers in the renewable sector”, Advanced Management and Informatics, Cardiff Metropolitan University, May 2017
Davies, P. & Mason-Jones, R (2016) “Philosophical differences? Member Types as an indicator of motivation for collaborative practice within a Community of Interest”, BAM, September 2016
Brooks, S. Davies, P. Mason-Jones, R & Powell-Turner, J. (2015) Sustainable Supply Chain capacity growth, IPSERA conference March 2015
A Thomas, RK Mason-Jones, P Davies, 2013 “Defining the Characteristics of Tidal Energy Supply Chains” presented at ICMR13
Davies, P., Ringwald, K. & Mason-Jones, R. (2008) Releasing Power for Competitive advantage, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Liverpool, UK
Davies, P., Williams, W. & Lewis, D. (2006) The Importance of Social
Capital Networks in Developing Agri-Food Innovation, 48th Georgikon Scientific Conference, Keszthely, Hungary
Davies, P., Morgan. D., Jones, P. & Beynon-Davies, P. (2003). The development of an E-community within a South Wales town: The Glynneath Community project – a case Study. 10th European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation (ECITE), Institutio de Empresa, Madrid, 25-26 September. Pages: 197-204. ISBN: 0-9544577-3-0.
Muir, E., Beynon-Davies, P., Jones, P. & Davies, P. (2002). Barriers To E-Commerce: A Quantitative Investigation of The SME Sector, Brighton University, 25th ISBA National Small Firms Policy & Research Conference- Competing Perspectives of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 13-15 November. Volume 1, Pages: 501-518, ISBN: 1 9011177 97 1.
Beynon-Davies, P., Jones, P. Muir, E., & Davies, P. (2002). Electronic Commerce Usage Within Small & Medium Enterprises within SMEs In Wales, Brighton University, 25th ISBA National Small Firms Policy & Research Conference – Competing Perspectives of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 13-15 November. Volume 2, Pages 1305-1329, ISBN: 1 9011177 97 1


Chartered Management Institute


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Member of the South Wales Chamber of Commerce Cardiff Regional group
Member of the Mid Wales Industry Group
Member of the Marine Energy Forum


Critical Advisor
" Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
" Plaid Cymru
" Friends of the Earth Cymru
" RenewableUK Cymru
Food Innovation Network for Wales
Welsh Assembly Government
Project Manager
Food Innovation/ Strategy (2006)
Leading or Led – A Survey of Organisational Perceptions
Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust
Team Member
An evaluation of employee perceptions of management and leadership within an NHS trust. (2005)
Community regeneration study
Carmarthenshire County Council
Team member
The strategic development of a community regeneration plan within the county (2004)


Research Interests

" Strategic Supply Chain capacity growth within the Renewable Energy Sector
" Communities of Interest within the Welsh Organic sector.
" Power relations and social capital.
" Knowledge transfer and barriers to sharing.

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