Academic journal articles and official reports
Tsekouras, G. and Marshall, N. (2015) Knowledge and Technology Transfer for SMEs: Take up the challenge of the absorptive capacity, Routledge, (in progress)
Tsekouras, G. and De Campos, A. (2015) Linking-up the ‘neglected’ innovators to university: Microfoundations, challenges and enablers, Technovation (in progress)
Marshall, N. (2014) Thinking, saying, and doing across boundaries of practice in collaborative projects. Engineering Project Organization Journal 4(2/3): 107-122.
Marshall, N. and Simpson, B. (2014) Learning networks and the practice of wisdom. Journal of Management Inquiry 23(4): 421-432.
Tsekouras, G. and Kompis, C. (2013) Public–private innovation strategic alliances for smes: an emerging model. In: T. K. Das (Ed) Managing Public-Private Strategic Alliances (book series “Research in Strategic Alliances”), IDEO Publishing, Hershey, PA
Kompis, C. and G. Tsekouras (2013) Lessons from public-private innovation strategic alliances for SMEs. InnovationManagement.se, on-line journal, www.innovationmanagement.se, November
Tsekouras, G., Kanellou, D. and Rai, N. (2013) Redefining learning networks through ICT capabilities: representations, behaviours and intermediation strategies. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management,Special Issue of The Convergence of ICT, Policy and Intermediaries for Technology Transfer, 25 (3)
Bessant J., Alexander, A. Tsekouras, G, Rush, H. and Lamming, R. (2012) Developing innovation capability through learning networks, Journal of Economic Geography, Special Issue, 12
Tsekouras, G., Poulis, E and Poulis, C. (2011) Innovation and dynamic capabilities in a traditional service sector: Evidence from shipping companies. Baltic Journal of Management, Special Issue on Innovation and Services, 6 (3), 320-341
Marshall, N. and Tsekouras, G. (2010) The interplay between formality and informality in managed learning networks? International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, Special Issue on Multi-Organisational Partnerships and Alliances 1 (3): 291-308
Simpson, B. and Marshall, N. (2010) The mutuality of emotions and learning in organizations. Journal of Management Inquiry 19(4): 351-365.
Marshall, N. (2008) Cognitive and practice-based theories of organizational knowledge and learning: incompatible or complementary? Management Learning 39(4): 413-435.
Marshall, N. (2007) Team mental models in action: a practice-based perspective. CoDesign 3(1): 29-36.
Tsekouras, G. (2006) Gaining competitive advantage through knowledge integration in an European industrialising economy. International Journal of Technology Management, Special Issue on Strategies for Learning and Innovative Capability-building Within Firms in Emerging Economies.
Grantham, A. and Tsekouras, G. (2005) Diffusing wireless applications in a mobile world. Technology In Society 27 pp. 85-104, Elsevier
Sapsed, J., Gann, D., Marshall, N. and Salter, A. (2005) From here to eternity? The practice of knowledge transfer in dispersed and co-located project organisations. European Planning Studies 13(6): 831-851.
Tsekouras G. and Roussos, G. (2005) Learning networks and service-oriented architectures. In: E. Schwartz (Ed) Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, IDEO Publishing, Hershey, PA.
Grantham, A. and Tsekouras, G. (2004) Information Society: Wireless ICT’s Transformative Potential. Futures 36 pp. 359-377.
Marshall, N. and Rollinson, J. (2004) Maybe Bacon had a point: the politics of interpretation in collective sensemaking. British Journal of Management 15: S71-S86.
Tsekouras, G. and Papaioannou, T. (2002) Public Support to Learning Networks in Europe: Critical Needs and Policy Issues, European Commission.
Tsekouras, G. and Papaioannou, T. (2002) Innovation Policies to Promote a More Active Use Of Intellectual Property Rights, European Commission.
Bresnen, M. and Marshall, N. (2001) Understanding the diffusion and application of new management ideas in construction. Engineering Construction and Architectural Management 8(5/6): 335-345.
Marshall, N. and Brady, T. (2001) Knowledge management and the politics of knowledge: illustrations from complex products and systems. European Journal of Information Systems 10: 99-112.
Tsekouras, G. and Papaioannou, T. (2001) Critical Factors for the Coordination of Innovation Policies in Europe, European Commission.
Bessant, J. and G. Tsekouras (2001) Developing Learning Networks, A.I. & Society, Special Issue on Networking, 15, pp. 82-98.
Tsekouras, G. and Kanellou, D. (2014) Innovation and peer-to-peer learning in a small business network in South Africa? BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference, Belfast, 9-11 September
BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference 2014, Innovation Track Chair, Belfast, UK, 9-11 September
BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference 2013, Innovation Track Chair, Liverpool, UK, 10-12 September
BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference 2012, Innovation Track Chair, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September
BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference 2011, Innovation Track Chair, Birmingham, UK, 13-15 September
BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference 2010, Innovation Track Chair, Sheffield, UK, 14-16 September
Marshall, N. and Simpson, B. (2012) The practice of wisdom: wise action in the making. Paper presented to Sub-Theme 12 Understanding organization as process: Organization without design of the 28th EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland, 5-7 July.
Marshall, N. and Bresnen, M. (2012) Where’s the action? The politics of storytelling in project ethnographies. Paper presented to the 6th Making Projects Critical workshop, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 16-17 April.
Marshall, N. (2011) Beyond knowledge transfer: a pragmatist commentary on the theory of absorptive capacity. Paper presented to Sub-Theme 18 Pragmatism, Organising, and Learning of the 27th EGOS Colloquium, Gothenburg, Sweden, 7-9 July.
Gannon, S, Tsekouras, G and Kanellou, D. (2010) Learning processes in a small enterprise learning network in South Africa. 8th International Conference Globelics 2010, Making Innovation Work for Society: Linking, Leveraging and Learning, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1 - 3 November.
Marshall, N., Tsekouras, G. and Maron, A. (2010) Creating routines for innovation: insights from an organisational experiment. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Capabilities (OLKC), Northeastern University, Boston, USA, 3-6 June.
Marshall, N., Maron, A. and Tsekouras, G. (2009) Creating routines for innovation: evidence from an organisational experiment. Innovation Track of BAM (British Academy of Management) 2009 The End of the Pier? Competing Perspectives on the Challenges Facing Business and Management, Brighton, 15-17 September
Bessant, J, Tsekouras, G and Rush, H. (2009) Getting the tail to wag - developing innovation capability in SMEs.10th International CINet Conference: Enhancing the Innovation Environment, Brisbane, Australia, 6-8 September
Marshall, N. (2008) Reflective practice in learning networks: a critical Pragmatist perspective. Paper presented to Sub-Theme 14 Revisiting Reflective Practice of the 24th EGOS Colloquium – Upsetting Organizations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 10-12 July 2008.
Readman J. and Tsekouras G. (2008) Constructing new networks for economic development: Findings from the ProfitNet learning networks in Southeast England. 11th Annual Conference – The Competitive Institute Global Cluster Conference, Clusters 2008: Meeting the Challenge of Globalisation, Cape Town, South Africa, 27-31 October
Tsekouras G. and Kanellou, D., (2008) The impact of information and communication technologies on inter-organisational routines and activities of learning networks, 6th International Conference – The Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS), Mexico, 22-24 September
De Campos, A. and Tsekouras, G. (2008) Linking universities with small and medium enterprises (SMEs): do they know what they want from each other? BAM (British Academy of Management) Conference, Harrogate, 9-11 September.
Marshal, N. and Tsekouras, G, (2008) Knowledge creation in managed learning networks: structuring informal relations or killing the goose that laid the golden egg? MOPAN - 15th Annual Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships, Alliances and Networks, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, Boston, USA, 25-27 June.
Marshall, N. (2007) Exploring the social, cognitive, and political limits of innovation in projects. Paper presented at IRNOP VIII Project Research Conference – Projects in Innovation, Innovation in Projects, Brighton, 19-21 September.
Marshall, N. (2007) Pragmatism and the politics of organisation: a critical review and illustration. Paper presented at Sub-theme 7, Waltzing with the Pragmatists, of the 23rd EGOS Colloquium – Beyond Waltz: Dances of Individuals and Organization, Vienna, Austria, 5-7 July.
Marshall, N. (2007) Cognitive and practice-based theories of organisational knowing and learning: incompatible or complementary? Paper presented at OLKC 2007, the International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, Ivey Business School, London, Ontario, Canada, 14-17 June.
Marshall, N. (2006) Rules, routines, and rationalisations: exploring the limits of normalisation in project work. Paper presented to the 3rd EIASM/Making Project Critical workshop, ‘Making Projects Critical: Beyond Project Rationality’, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 11-12 December.
Marshall, N. (2006) Mental models, rules and routines: A study of engineering consulting. Paper presented at the symposium on Mental Models in Design Teams, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, 28-30 June.
Papaioannou, T. and Tsekouras G. (2006) Governance and Co-ordination: The Case of European Innovation Policy. The Atlanta Conference on Science and Technology Policy 2006, US-EU Policies for Research and Innovation, 18-20 May.
Tsekouras, G., McGovern, P. and Brady, T. (2006) The role of learning networks in building capabilities in small and medium sized firms. OLKC (Organisational Learning and Knowledge Capabilities) 2006 Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, 20-22 March.
Marshall, N. and Simpson, B. (2005) Socially constructing emotion and learning in organisations: A pragmatist perspective. Paper presented at the 6th International Organizational Learning and Knowledge Conference, Trento, Italy, 9-11 June.
Marshall, N. (2004) The uncertain ethics of organisational knowing: meaning and politics in the Pragmatist tradition. Paper presented to Sub-theme 39, Epistemological Foundations of Organizational Knowledge and Knowing: Knowledge Between Reflexivity and Practice of the 20th EGOS Colloquium –The Organization as a Set of Dynamic Relationships, Ljubljiana, Slovenia, 1-3 July.
Marshall, N., Gann, D., Salter, A. and Sapsed, J. (2003) How local is local knowledge: space, time, and knowing in project work. Paper presented to Sub-theme 29 – Organisational Learning in Time and Space of the 19th EGOS Colloquium – Organisation Analysis Informing Social and Global Development, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-5 July.
Sapsed, J., Gann, D., Marshall, N. and Salter, A. (2003) From here to eternity? Challenges of transferring situated knowledge in dispersed organizations. Paper presented at the DRUID summer conference – Creating, sharing and transferring knowledge: the role of geography, institutions, and organizations, Copenhagen, 12-14 June 2003.
Borsi, B., Papanek, G., Papaioannou, T. and Tsekouras, G. (2002) Benchmarking innovative R&D units of Central and Eastern Europe. 4th Triple Helix Conference on University-Industry-Government Relations, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-9 November
Brady, T., Marshall, N., Prencipe, A. and Tell, F. (2002) Making sense of learning landscapes in project-based organisations. Paper presented at the 3rd European Conference on Organisational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, ALBA, Athens, Greece, 5-6 April.
Fisher, T., Mancinelli, E, Samiotis, K. and Tsekouras, G. (2002) A model for bringing corporate knowledge management and collaborative e-learning. European Distance And e-Learning Network (EDEN) Annual Conference on Open and Distance Learning in Europe and Beyond – Rethinking International Co-operation, University of Granada, Spain, 16-19 June.
Grantham, A. and Tsekouras, G. (2002) The global information age: wireless technology’s transformative potential in knowledge-based society. The 1st International Conference on m-business, Athens, Greece, supported by the European Commission, hosted by the AUEB (Athens University of Economic and Business), 8-9 July.
Marshall, N. and Rollinson, J. (2002) Putting power in its place: politics and communication in collaborative inter-organisational activities. Paper presented to Sub-theme 9 The Political Task of Managers of the 18th EGOS Colloquium ‘Organisational Politics and the Politics of Organisations, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 July 2002.
Marshall, N. and Rollinson, J. (2002) Maybe Bacon had a point: knowledge and power in collaborative inter-organisational activities. Paper presented at the 3rd European Conference on Organisational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, ALBA (Athens Laboratory for Business Administration), Athens, Greece, 5-6 April.
Tsekouras, G. and Kanellou, D. (2002) New knowledge management strategy for organisational learning: enhancing social dynamics with ICT Capabilities. Paper presented at the 3rd European Conference on Organisational Knowledge Learning and Capabilities, ALBA (Athens Laboratory for Business Administration), Athens, Greece, 5-6 April.
Gadaleta, G. and Tsekouras G. (2001) Managing corporate knowledge: The case of MODEL project. Oracle Open Conference, 20 June, Milan, Italy
Marshall, N. (2001) Knowledge, identity, and difference in project organisations. Paper presented to Sub-theme 20 – Managing Boundaries in Organisations of the 17th EGOS Colloquium – The Odyssey of Organising, Lyon, France, 5-7 July.
Marshall, N. (2001) The politics of understanding: hermeneutics, ethics, and organisational knowledge. Paper presented at the Managing Knowledge: Conversations and Critiques Conference, University of Leicester, Leicester, 10-11 April.
Tsekouras, G. and Grantham, A. (2001) Technologies for m-commerce: new opportunities, new challenges and your business. Enovation Meeting for eCommerce and Distribution, 30 May – 1 June, Lille, France. The Enovation meeting, was the largest European business convention for the development of distribution networks and e-commerce
Bresnen, M. and Marshall, N. (2000) Learning to co-operate and co-operating to learn: capturing knowledge in construction. Paper presented at ARCOM 2000, 16th Annual Conference of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, 6-8 September.
Maroulis, N., Tsekouras G. and Geragotellis Y. (2000) Critical Factors for the success of R&D projects and implications on the research and innovation programmes: The case of Greek industrial research programmes. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policies in the European Periphery: A Research Agenda, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece, 26-27 May.
Marshall, N. and Brady, T. (2000) Knowledge management, knowledge-guiding interests, and modes of action: case studies from complex products and systems. Paper presented at KMAC 2000 – Knowledge Management Beyond the Hype: Looking Towards the New Millennium, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, 16-19 July.
Marshall, N. and Brady, T. (2000) Reflexivity, positionality, and the double hermeneutic: intervening in the formation of cross-project learning practices. Paper presented at the 16th EGOS Colloquium – Organisational Praxis, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Finland, 2-4 July.
Marshall, N. and Sapsed, J. (2000) The limits of disembodied knowledge: challenges of inter-project learning in the production of complex products and systems. Paper presented at the Knowledge Management: Concepts and Controversies Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, 10-11 February.
Prencipe, A., Brady, T., Marshall, N. and Tell, F. (2005) Making sense of learning landscapes in project-based organizations. In: Love, P., Irani, Z. and Fong, P. (Eds) Management of Knowledge in Project Environments, Oxford: Elsevier, pp.197-217.
Keynote speaker and presentations
‘SME innovation support schemes of the past and the future’, Opening speech, Europe Innova 2012, Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education and Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission, Copenhagen, Denmark, 23-24 October 2012
‘Innovation for SMEs: A New Agenda’, Keynote speech, Tecnnova Conference, Medellin, Colombia, 24-25 September 2012
‘Peer-to-Peer Learning As A Way To Creativity And Innovation For Small Companies’, Keynote speech, International Conference of Economics of Creativity, University Antonio-Narino, Bogota, Colombia, 26-27 October 2011
‘Nurturing Innovation Capabilities Through Consultancy’, Training programme for 60 private consultants and policy agents delivered for Colciencias (Colombian Agency for Science and Technology), funded by Inter-American Development Bank, Bogota, Colombia, 22 August - 9 September 2011
‘Innovation in SMEs: Looking Beyond The ‘Gazelles’, The ‘Goliaths’ and the ‘Pioneers’’, The Freeman Centre seminar, Falmer, UK, 12 April 2010
‘Open Business Innovation’, Keynote speech, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS), Manufacturing Technology Platforms (MTP) joint Conference 'Engineering a Sustainable Future', Geneva, Switzerland, 9-10 November 2009
‘Developing an Innovative Approach to Knowledge Sharing’ in the Research and Development Conference 2009, a forum for senior Higher Education managers (e.g. Vice Chancellors, Pro-Vice Chancellors etc.) and senior policy-makers, 30 September 2009
‘Achieving Operational Efficiency Through Peer-To-Peer Learning Networks’ in the 2nd Public Sector Skills Conference ‘Beyond Competence: Are We There Yet?’, London, UK, 1 December 2008
‘Local Economies: Is there a formula for clusters and business development?’ in South Coast Towns Conference, Folkestone, UK, 12 July 2007
‘The ProfitNet Programme’ in the 3rd Annual Conference, 3rd Annual conference ‘The Role of Higher Education in the Regions’, London, UK, 27 March 2007
‘Inter-organisational Social Capital and Learning in a Disruptive Sector’, Presentation to the British Academy of Management Workshop organised by the Social Enterprises Special Interest Group, at the University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, 28 March 2006