ISBE 2019 Best Paper Awards

ISBE 2019 AWARDS

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ISBE FELLOWSHIP

Alistair Anderson, Gideon Maas, Andy Penaluna & Julia Rouse

BEST ISBE 2019 PAPER

Gianni Romani (2nd L) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L), IJEBR Co-Editor Natalia Vershinina & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Gianni Romani (2nd L) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L), IJEBR Co-Editor Natalia Vershinina & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Angel investing in Peru. What should be done to strengthen a market with high institutional voids?

Gianni Romaní, Karen Weinberger, Miguel Atienza

 

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR BEST PAPER BY AN EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER

Lisa Messina (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Lisa Messina (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Pre-foundation imprinting as a determinant of post-foundation early market entry: examining the role of external support during USO creation

Lisa Messina, Kristel Miller, Nola Hewitt-Dundas

Highly Commended:

Digital Gaming Industry in Global-Local Crossings: Comparative Study of UK, China and Brazil

Zimu Xu, Gideon Maas, Paul Jones, Joan Lockyer

Creating Space to Question

Catherine Brentnall, Jen Huntsley

Analysis of the cross-regional flow of venture capital investments in the United Kingdom

Babangida Kure Yohanna, Yannis Pierrakis

Exploring Strategic Behaviours of Family Businesses in Sub-Saharan African Context: Does Family Involvement and the Size of the Firm Matter?

William Murithi, Natalia Vershinina

Using collective impact and smart cities to tackle social challenges

Milad Pirayegar, Gregory Fleet

Exploring the Relationship between Welsh Government Entrepreneurship Policy and Attitudes Towards Entrepreneurship Among Welsh Students

Daniel Roberts

BEST RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE PAPER 

Andy Penaluna (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Andy Penaluna (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

New frontier? The changed face of Welsh schooling integrates enterprise

Andy Penaluna, Kathryn Penaluna

 

 

 

Highly Commended:

Addressing the business support needs for refugee ventures in Glasgow

Chanel Bikorimana, Geoffrey Whittam

Entrepreneurial Intent on Induction to Undergraduate Business Courses: A Comparison of Two Higher Education Institutions in the UK

Charlotte Carey, Pete McLuskie, Kelly Smith, Tom Williamson

Investing across frontiers: A study of venture capital investment approval practices in Europe and US

Keith Arundale

It Took A Riot….UK Policymaking for Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship

Richard Roberts, Monder Ram, Trevor Jones

Next generation’s commitment to continue family business

Tarja Römer-Paakkanen, Hannele Rautamäki

Lived experiences of female social-housing residents: Stories examining entrepreneurship support needs

Sundas Hussain, Charlotte Carey

BEST PAPER IN TRACK

Business Creation, Early Stage Development and Business Closure

Lisa Messina (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Lisa Messina (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Pre-foundation imprinting as a determinant of post-foundation early market entry: examining the role of external support during USO creation

Lisa Messina, Kristel Miller, Nola Hewitt-Dundas

Highly Commended:

Walk in the Park: a Science-based Venture Location Journey

Leigh Morland

Business Support, Strategies and Practice

Winner:

Towards a sustainable university led system of support for MSMEs: A focus on the West Midlands region

Tom Williamson, Joan Lockyer

Highly Commended:

Mapping Entrepreneurship Support Provision in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Michaela Hruskova, Colin Mason

Fostering graduate entrepreneurship within Arts and Humanities: Spaces for WalesTowards a sustainable university led system of support for MSMEs: A focus on the West Midlands region

Adam West, Kathryn Penaluna, Shelley Doolan, Alan Waldron

Creative Industries Entrepreneurship

Winner:

D-commerce Business Models’ Adoption by Emerging Fashion Designers in London

Galina A. Gornostaeva, Marko Stupar

Highly Commended:

How does network funding enhance cultural and artistic collaboration across regions?

Lene Foss, Donatella De Paoli

Digital Gaming Industry in Global-Local Crossings: Comparative Study of UK, China and Brazil

Zimu Xu, Gideon Maas, Paul Jones, Joan Lockyer

Enterprise Education

Elinor Vettraino (2nd L) & Colin Jones (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chairs Michele Rusk (R) and Bob Newbery (2nd R)

Elinor Vettraino (2nd L) & Colin Jones (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chairs Michele Rusk (R) and Bob Newbery (2nd R)

Winner:

On the Matter of Evidencing Transformative Learning in Enterprise/Entrepreneurship Education

Elinor Vettraino, Colin Jones

Highly Commended:

A Systematic Mapping and Review of the Entrepreneurship Educators’ Role, Profile and Cognition

Andrea Lane

Frontiers or barriers? Re-evaluating Trajectories for the Entrepreneurial Educator

Kathryn Penaluna, Marge Taks, Andy Penaluna, Colin Jones

Entrepreneurial Finance

Gianni Romani (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Gianni Romani (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Angel investing in Peru. What should be done to strengthen a market with high institutional voids?

Gianni Romaní, Karen Weinberger, Miguel Atienza

Highly Commended:

Towards a Green New Deal: Lowering the Financing Barriers for CleanTech Ventures

Robyn Owen, Othmar Lehner, Fergus Lyon, Geraldine Brennan

The effectiveness of the Enterprise Investment Schemes in Scotland

Margaret Coughtrie

Entrepreneurial Governance

Michaela Hruskova (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Michaela Hruskova (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Conceptualising Entrepreneurial Ecosystems as Governance Networks

Michaela Hruskova

Highly Commended:

LCDCs and the Irish Local Authority structure: good entrepreneurial governance or a bureaucratic quango?

Josephine Browne, Therese Moylan

The role of public sector actors in shaping entrepreneurial governance: collaborative heroism or thuggery?

Kate Broadhurst

Entrepreneurial Practitioner Learning

Gerald Watts (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Gerald Watts (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Small businesses as emotional worlds: a study of the emotional experiences of owner-managers and their impacts

Bernice Humphries, Gerald Watts

Highly Commended:

Radically Reflexive Narrative: advising conversation as the co-construction of strategic space

Rachelle Andrews

Fostering the small business as a learning organisation

Konstantinos Biginas, Antonia Koumproglou, Peter Wyer, Shaun Bowman

Entrepreneurship in Minority Groups

Richard Roberts (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Richard Roberts (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

It Took A Riot….UK Policymaking for Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship

Richard Roberts, Monder Ram, Trevor Jones

Highly Commended:

The intersection of poverty with disability, incapacity and the self-employment experience in the UK

Rebecca Stirzaker, Laura Galloway, Laura Jackman, Isla Kapasi, Andreea Mihut

Family and Community Business

Winner:

Sense-making in small family firms: How do we learn more about the emotional experiences of creating sustainable practices

Jane Glover, Anne Touboulic

Highly Commended:

Retirement styles in the small family business: A case study

Richard Telling

The postponed succession in family SMEs. An investigation of socio-cognitive factors affecting business transmission planning

Filippo Ferrari

Freelancing, Solo Self-Employment and Gig Economy Working

Andrew Henley (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Andrew Henley (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Is growing self-employment in the UK accompanied by growing poverty in self-employment?

Andrew Henley

Highly Commended:

But who will pay for it?: Skills Challenges for the Self-Employed especially at a time

Patricia Leighton

Gender and Enterprise

Ketch Adeeko (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Ketch Adeeko (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Resilient identities: Refugee women defining their entrepreneurial selves

Ketch Adeeko

Highly Commended:

Lived experiences of female social-housing residents: Stories examining entrepreneurship support needs

Sundas Hussain, Charlotte Carey

Forging the Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship as Masculine in a Rural Industrial Community

Annie Roos, Katarina Pettersson

International Entrepreneurship

Bochra Idris (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Bochra Idris (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

The effect of outward and inward internationalisation on different types of innovation: is the relationship different in different-sized SMEs?

Bochra Idris, George Saridakis, Zaheer Khan

Highly Commended:

What Motivates Entrepreneurs in a Challenging Socio-Economic Context: Sri Lankan entrepreneurs experiences

Jeeva Shepperson, Lorraine Watkins-Mathys, Jennifer Tilbury

Contextualisation of Culture in Entrepreneurs Activities:Evidence from Jordan

Rana Zayadin, Antonella Zucchella,Nisreen Ameen, Craig Duckworth

Networks, Innovation and Policy

Andrew Johnston (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Andrew Johnston (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

University Engagement and Productivity in Innovative SMEs: An Empirical Assessment

Andrew Johnston, Daniel Prokop

Highly Commended:

The Mittelstand Mindset in a digital age: Comparing UK and German automotive SMEs

Stephen Roper, Jane Bourke

Exploring the Relationship between Welsh Government Entrepreneurship Policy and Attitudes Towards Entrepreneurship Among Welsh Students

Daniel Roberts

Rural Enterprise

Peter Gittins (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Peter Gittins (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Farm Innovation and Technology Adoption: Drivers, Barriers and Success Factors

Peter Gittins

Highly Commended:

Strategic entrepreneurship: A new frontier for small farm competitiveness

Afamefuna Obi, Juliette Wilson, Andrea Tonner

Reshaping space through pooled entrepreneuring – synergies and ripples in a rural micro-venture network

Richard Ferguson

SME Growth and Performance: quantitative perspectives

Kevin Mulligan (2nd L), Helena Lenihan (C), Stephen Roper (2nd R) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Kevin Mulligan (2nd L), Helena Lenihan (C), Stephen Roper (2nd R) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Publicly funded research centres and business investment in science: Reaching for the endless frontier

Kevin Mulligan, Helena Lenihan, Justin Doran, Stephen Roper

 

 

Social, Environmental and Ethical Enterprise

Katie Aitken-McDermott (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) and ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Katie Aitken-McDermott (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) and ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Social Enterprise Journeys

Katie Aitken-McDermott

Highly Commended:

Social enterprise and entrepreneurial intention: an empirical exploration in Scotland

Rebecca Stirzaker, Laura Galloway, Jatta Muhonen, Dimitris Christopoulos

Living an Authentic Life: Social Entrepreneurship as Verifying Identity Work

Aviel Cogan, Tobias Pret

Technology Entrepreneurship

Phil Smith (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Phil Smith (C) with ISBE President Kiran Trehan (L) & ISBE 2019 Co-Chair Michele Rusk (R)

Winner:

Making Sense of Consumer Interaction between SMEs and Social Media from a Uses and Gratification Theory (UGT) Perspective

Phil Smith

 

 

Highly Commended:

Enacting Pure Digital Entrepreneurship – Mechanisms Driving New Venture Creation

Kisito Futonge Nzembayie, Anthony Buckley, Thomas Cooney

Does Employee Engagement and Internet-based Technology cause Customer Satisfaction? Connecting the Dots!

Jones Oluchukwu Mordi, Ade Oriade, Yong Wang, Roya Rahimi

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