Keith Dickson

Emeritus Professor

Contact Details

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Room: ESGW 112
Brunel University
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 265240
Email: Keith.Dickson@Brunel.ac.uk
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Summary

Professor Dickson retired from full-time academic life in October 2013 after 23 years at Brunel, and was subsequently awarded “Professor Emeritus” status in early 2014. He retains his research interests in entrepreneurship and technological innovation management issues.

Teaching and Research

Teaching

Research Interests

  • Technology-based, small firms
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Design Management
  • Scientific Entrepreneurialism
  • Adoption and Use of ICTs in Small Firms
  • Intellectual Property Rights

Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

(2013) Dickson, KE., Harrison, J. and Woods, AG., Occupational health purchasing behaviour by SMEs—a new theoretical model, Occupational Medicine (August 16, 2013)

(2012) Balta, ME., Woods, A. and Dickson, K., The role of environment and boards of directors’ characteristics on innovation: An empirical evidence of Greek listed firms, Corporate Ownership and Control Journal 9 (4) : 429- 440

(2012) Dickson, KE., Balta, ME. and Woods, AG., Strategic Decision-making Processes as a Mediator of the Effect of Board Characteristics on Company Innovation: A Study of Publicly-listed Firms in Greece, International Journal of Management 29 (4)

(2011) Nasrullah, AM. and Dickson, KE., Empowerment of rural women, decent employment and micro enterprise development programs of NGOs in Bangladesh, International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies 2 (2) : 30- 40

(2011) Singh, S. and Dickson, K., Transnational Corporations and The Global Water Industry, Thunderbird International Business Review 53 (5) : 601- 613

(Accepted) Dickson, KE. and Nasrullah, A., Empowerment of Rural Women, Decent Employment and Micro Enterprise Development Programs of NGOs in Bangladesh, International Journal of Human Development and Sustainability 4 (1) : 316

(2010) Scoble, R., Dickson, KE., Hanney, SR. and Rodgers, GJ., Institutional strategies for capturing socio-economic impact of academic research, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management 32 (5) : 499- 510 Download publication

(2010) Balta, ME., Woods, A. and Dickson, K., The influence of boards of directors' characteristics on strategic decision-making: Evidence from Greek companies, Journal of Applied Business Research 26 (3) : 57- 68 Download publication

(2010) Dickson, KE. and Nasrullah, AM., Analysis of micro enterprise development in Bangladesh, South Asian Business Review 2 (2) : 71- 88

(2009) Balta, ME., Woods, A. and Dickson, K., Decision-making amongst Greek executives: Their attributes and environment, Journal of Economic Asymmetries 6 (1) : 29- 48

(2005) Clear, F. and Dickson, K., Teleworking practice in small and medium-sized firms: Management style and worker autonomy, New Technology, Work and Employment 20 (3) : 218- 233 Download publication

(2003) Smith, HL. and Dickson, K., Geo-cultural influences and critical factors in inter-firm collaboration, International Journal of Technology Management 25 (1/2) : 34- 50 Download publication

(2003) Smith, HL. and Dickson, K., Geo-cultural influences and critical factors in inter-firm collaboration, International Journal of Technology Management 25 (1-2) : 34- 50

(2003) Genus, A., Rigakis, A. and Dickson, KE., Managing large-scale IT projects: The case of National Air Traffic Services' new en route centre at Swanwick, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 15 (4) : 491- 503

(2003) Coles, A-M., Harris, L. and Dickson, K., Testing goodwill: Conflict and cooperation in new product development networks, International Journal of Technology Management 25 (1/2) : 51- 64 Download publication

(2003) Coles, A-M., Harris, L. and Dickson, K., Testing goodwill: Conflict and cooperation in new product development networks, International Journal of Technology Management 25 (1-2) : 51- 64

(2001) McLoughlin, IP., Koch, C. and Dickson, K., What is the tosh? Innovation networks and new product development as a political process, International Journal of Innovation Management 5 (3) : 275- 298 Download publication

(2001) Dickson, K. and Hadjimanolis, A., Development of national innovation policy in small developing countries: The case of Cyprus, Research Policy 30 (5) : 805- 817 Download publication

(2000) Dickson, KE. and Hadjimanolis, A., Innovation Strategies of SMEs in Cyprus, A Small Developing Country, International Small Business Journal 18 (4) : 62- 79

(2000) Harris, L., Coles, A-M. and Dickson, K., Building innovation networks: Issues of strategy and expertise, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 12 (2) : 229- 241

(2000) Dickson, K. and Coles, A-M., Textile design protection: Copyright, CAD and competition, Technovation 20 (1) : 47- 53

(1998) Dickson, K. and Coles, A-M., Design protection and copyright issues for small textile firms, Design Studies 19 (2) : 203- 215

(1996) Dickson, K., How informal can you be? Trust and reciprocity within co-operative and collaborative relationships, International Journal of Technology Management 11 (1-2) : 129- 139

(1995) Dickson, KE. and Genus, A., Flexibility, Technology and Organisational Capabilities: An Introduction, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 7 (3) : 283- 285

(1995) Quinn, JJ. and Dickson, K., The co-location of production and distribution: emergent trends in consumer services, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 7 (3) : 343- 352

Conference Papers

(2010) Almahdi, HK. and Dickson, K., Entrepreneurship education and development as an integral part of the enterprise system in Saudi Arabia, European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems Download publication

(2009) Dickson, KE. and Nasrullah, AM., Micro Enterprises Development in Bangladesh: A Study of Policy Issues, ISBE2009, International Small Business and Enterprise Conf

(2009) Dickson, KE. and Nasrullah, A., Empowerment of Rural Bangladeshi Women via 'Decent Employment' and Micro Enterprise Development Programmes, ., ISBE2009, International Small Business and Enterprise Conference

(2009) Fang, F. and Dickson, KE., Correlations between Standardization and R&D Capability of High-Tech Enterprises, International Conference on Engineering Management and Service Sciences (EMS 2009)

(2008) Dickson, K. and Fang, F., Management of R&D within a dynamic standardization environment, The 5th International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM2008)

(2008) Dickson, K. and Tinning, P., Playing the game: intellectual property protection in the toy industry, British Academy of Management Conference (BAM08)

(2008) Balta, ME., Woods, A. and Dickson, K., External environment and board characteristics on strategic decision making process, 9th Biennial International Conference: The Global Economics of a Changing Environment

Book Chapters

(2010) Clear, F., Dickson, KE. and Woods, AG., SME Adoption and Use of ICT for Networked Trading Purposes: The Influence of Sector, Size and Age of Firm. In: Cruz-Cunha, MM. and VarajãO, J. eds. E-Business Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs. Business Science Reference -

(2007) Dickson, K. and Clear, F., Comparative European perspectives on the diffusion and adoption of telework amongst SMEs. In: Sherif, MH. and Khalil, T. eds. Management of technology: New directions in technology management - Selected papers from the Thirteenth International Conference on Management of Technology. The Netherlands : Elsevier 263- 276 Download publication

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