Awards for Excellence

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research

ISSN: 1355-2554

Article publication date: 1 December 2004



(2004), "Awards for Excellence", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, Vol. 10 No. 6.



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Awards for Excellence

Oswald Jones The Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

is the recipient of the Journal's Outstanding Paper Award for Excellence for his paper

"The persistence of autocratic management in small firms: TCS and organisational change"

which appeared in International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, Vol. 9 No. 6, 2003

Oswald Jones is Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is Head of the Centre for Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School (MMUBS). The Centre for Enterprise employs 14 staff engaged on a number of funded projects (ESRC, ERDF and ESF), including the New Entrepreneur Scholarship. Professor Jones was previously employed as a Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management at Aston Business School after three years at UMIST School of Management. He has published widely in the area of innovation and technology management with a particular focus on smaller firms (including British Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations and R&D Management). Current research interests include innovation and entrepreneurial networks, innovation management in mature SMEs and new venture creation. He has recently published an edited book (with Dr Fiona Tilley): Competitive Advantage in SMEs: Organising for Innovation and Change (Wiley, 2003).

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