Professor Jillian Gordon

  • Professor (Management)

telephone: 0141 330 5572
email: Jillian.Gordon@glasgow.ac.uk

Adam Smith Business School, Main Building, University Avenue

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4928-4396

Biography

Jillian joined the Adam Smith Business School in 2014 as Lecturer in Entrepreneurship. She was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2016 and to Professor of Entrepreneurship in 2021.  She has extensive teaching experience, delivering entrepreneurship education across UG, PGT, PGR levels including MBA. Throughout her career she has worked closely with industry stakeholders to design, develop and deliver her learning and teaching.

Jillian is co-investigator on a €4.5 million Horizon 2020 project that examines the legitimisation of new technologies, including internet of things, 6g technology innovation, digital platforms and fluid ethics with colleagues in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden.  She is also co-investigator on a €1.2m European Union HIE project to support data-driven entrepreneurship across a consortium of European universities.  Her current research examines emerging entrepreneurial ventures, internet of things, fluid ethics, digital entrepreneurship trends and wealth recycling. She is particularly interested in how the practice and logic of entrepreneurship translates across social contexts. Her research has been published in leading international journals, including Harvard Business History Review, Business History, and FT 50 ranked journals including the Journal of Business Ethics and Human Relations.

Jillian has extensive leadership experience having served as Director of Learning and Teaching of the Adam Smith Business School from 2019-2022. She devised the strategy for learning and teaching, securing investment for needed resource to support learning innovation and initiated and overseen the launch of a number of strategic initiatives including a review of the learning and teaching portfolio.

Research interests

Jillian is a member of the Entrepreneurship, Development and Political Economy research cluster.

Areas of expertise

Capital accumulation and recycling

Jillian’s research interests are focussed on capital accumulation and recycling by high net worth entrepreneurs (finance, know-how, know-who and reputation). She has explored the different ways that entrepreneurs extend their reach from business into the social domain through their philanthropic endeavours, considering inter alia the relevance of commercial practices within complex social environments. Her research on the social processes of capital accumulation and recycling has led her to explore the different forms of support available and accessible for social entrepreneurship. Exploring social investment, philanthropic investment and the absorptive capacity of social ventures for new forms of finance.

 

Publications

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2024

Ascher, S. et al. (2024) Trigeneration based on the pyrolysis of rural waste in India: environmental impact, economic feasibility and business model innovation. Science of the Total Environment, 921, 170718. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170718) (PMID:38331270)

Hermannsson, K. et al. (2024) Do skills enable the reduction of emissions from household energy use? Findings from a survey of households in rural India. Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 76(2), pp. 447-467. (doi: 10.1080/13636820.2023.2283733)

2023

Gisca, O., Matinmikko-Blue, M., Ahokankas, P., Yrjola, S. and Gordon, J. (2023) Regulatory challenges and implications of the European electronic communications code (EECC) for local mobile communication network business. Telecommunications Policy, 47(10), 102651. (doi: 10.1016/j.telpol.2023.102651)

Ahokangas, P. et al. (2023) Opportunities and implications related to future mobile communications. In: Ahokangas, P. and Aaagaard, A. (eds.) The Changing World of Mobile Communications: 5G, 6G and the Future of Digital Services. Palgarve Macmillan: Cham, pp. 307-321. ISBN 9783031331909 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-33191-6_12)

Gisca, O., Matinmikko-Blue, M., Ahokangas, P., Yrjölä, S. and Gordon, J. (2023) Local 5G/6G network business in Europe: regulatory analysis and legitimacy considerations. In: Ahokangas, P. and Aaagaard, A. (eds.) The Changing World of Mobile Communications: 5G, 6G and the Future of Digital Services. Springer: Cham, pp. 185-220. ISBN 9783031331909 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-33191-6_8)

Ahokangas, P., Gisca, O., Matinmikko-Blue, M., Yrjölä, S. and Gordon, J. (2023) Toward an integrated framework for developing European 6G innovation. Telecommunications Policy, 47(9), 102641. (doi: 10.1016/j.telpol.2023.102641)

2022

Chalmers, D. , Harris, S., Mackenzie, N. and Gordon, J. (2022) Community Wealth Building through Digital Platform Cooperatives: A Strategy for Scotland. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

2021

Harvey, C., Gordon, J. and Maclean, M. (2021) The ethics of entrepreneurial philanthropy. Journal of Business Ethics, 171(1), pp. 33-49. (doi: 10.1007/s10551-020-04468-7)

2019

MacKenzie, N. G. , Gordon, J. and Gannon, M. J. (2019) A spirit of generosity: philanthropy in the Scotch whisky industry. Business History Review, 93(3), pp. 529-552. (doi: 10.1017/S000768051900093X)

Ferri, P. and Gordon, J. (2019) Experiential Learning 2.0: Adding Value Through Practitioner Engagement. Entrepreneurship Educator’s Forum - Pre-ACERE Forum 2019, Sydney, Australia, 05 Feb 2019.

2017

Gannon, M., Gordon, J. and Mackenzie, N. (2017) Taxes, Death and Trouble: Exploring the Antecedents and Philanthropic Activities of the Edrington Group. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2017, Glasgow, UK, 29 June - 1st July 2017. (Unpublished)

2016

Gordon, J. , Harvey, C., Shaw, E. and Maclean, M. (2016) Entrepreneurial philanthropy. In: Jung, T., Phillips, S.D. and Harrow, J. (eds.) Companion to Philanthropy. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415783255

2015

Maclean, M., Harvey, C., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2015) Identity, storytelling and the philanthropic journey. Human Relations, 68(10), pp. 1623-1652. (doi: 10.1177/0018726714564199) (PMID:26456976) (PMCID:PMC4582835)

2014

Harvey, C., Maclean, M., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2014) Andrew Carnegie and the foundation of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. In: Klonowski, D. (ed.) Entrepreneurial Finance. Series: Critical concepts in finance. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415708432

Gordon, J. (2014) A stage model of venture philanthropy. Venture Capital, 16(2), pp. 85-107. (doi: 10.1080/13691066.2014.897014)

2013

Maclean, M., Harvey, C. and Gordon, J. (2013) Social innovation, social entrepreneurship and the practice of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. International Small Business Journal, 31(7), pp. 747-763. (doi: 10.1177/0266242612443376)

Shaw, E., Gordon, J. , Harvey, C. and Maclean, M. (2013) Exploring contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. International Small Business Journal, 31(5), pp. 580-599. (doi: 10.1177/0266242611429164)

2012

Maclean, M., Harvey, C., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2012) World-making and major philanthropy. In: Philanthropy and a Better Society. Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy / Alliance Publishing Trust: London, pp. 26-30. ISBN 9781907376153

Shaw, E., Gordon, J. , Harvey, C. and Maclean, M. (2012) The future of philanthropy: the role of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial philanthropy. In: Philanthropy and a Better Society. Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy / Alliance Publishing Trust: London, pp. 86-90. ISBN 9781907376153

2011

Harvey, C., Maclean, M., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2011) Andrew Carnegie and the foundations of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. Business History, 53(3), pp. 425-450. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2011.565516)

Pharaoh, C., Keidan, C. and Gordon, J. (2011) Family Foundation Giving Trends 2011. Series: Family foundation giving trends (4). Alliance Publishing Trust. ISBN 9781907376146

2009

Cooper, S., Bottomley, C. and Gordon, J. (2009) An experiential learning approach to entrepreneurship education: a British initiative. In: Manimala, M. J., Mitra, J. and Singh, V. (eds.) Enterprise Support Systems: An International Perspective. Sage Publications India: New Delhi. ISBN 9788178299273

2004

Cooper, S., Bottomley, C. and Gordon, J. (2004) Stepping out of the classroom and up the ladder of learning: an experiential learning approach to entrepreneurship education. Industry and Higher Education, 18(1), pp. 11-22. (doi: 10.5367/000000004773040924)

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Number of items: 23.

Articles

Ascher, S. et al. (2024) Trigeneration based on the pyrolysis of rural waste in India: environmental impact, economic feasibility and business model innovation. Science of the Total Environment, 921, 170718. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170718) (PMID:38331270)

Hermannsson, K. et al. (2024) Do skills enable the reduction of emissions from household energy use? Findings from a survey of households in rural India. Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 76(2), pp. 447-467. (doi: 10.1080/13636820.2023.2283733)

Gisca, O., Matinmikko-Blue, M., Ahokankas, P., Yrjola, S. and Gordon, J. (2023) Regulatory challenges and implications of the European electronic communications code (EECC) for local mobile communication network business. Telecommunications Policy, 47(10), 102651. (doi: 10.1016/j.telpol.2023.102651)

Ahokangas, P., Gisca, O., Matinmikko-Blue, M., Yrjölä, S. and Gordon, J. (2023) Toward an integrated framework for developing European 6G innovation. Telecommunications Policy, 47(9), 102641. (doi: 10.1016/j.telpol.2023.102641)

Harvey, C., Gordon, J. and Maclean, M. (2021) The ethics of entrepreneurial philanthropy. Journal of Business Ethics, 171(1), pp. 33-49. (doi: 10.1007/s10551-020-04468-7)

MacKenzie, N. G. , Gordon, J. and Gannon, M. J. (2019) A spirit of generosity: philanthropy in the Scotch whisky industry. Business History Review, 93(3), pp. 529-552. (doi: 10.1017/S000768051900093X)

Maclean, M., Harvey, C., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2015) Identity, storytelling and the philanthropic journey. Human Relations, 68(10), pp. 1623-1652. (doi: 10.1177/0018726714564199) (PMID:26456976) (PMCID:PMC4582835)

Gordon, J. (2014) A stage model of venture philanthropy. Venture Capital, 16(2), pp. 85-107. (doi: 10.1080/13691066.2014.897014)

Maclean, M., Harvey, C. and Gordon, J. (2013) Social innovation, social entrepreneurship and the practice of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. International Small Business Journal, 31(7), pp. 747-763. (doi: 10.1177/0266242612443376)

Shaw, E., Gordon, J. , Harvey, C. and Maclean, M. (2013) Exploring contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. International Small Business Journal, 31(5), pp. 580-599. (doi: 10.1177/0266242611429164)

Harvey, C., Maclean, M., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2011) Andrew Carnegie and the foundations of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. Business History, 53(3), pp. 425-450. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2011.565516)

Cooper, S., Bottomley, C. and Gordon, J. (2004) Stepping out of the classroom and up the ladder of learning: an experiential learning approach to entrepreneurship education. Industry and Higher Education, 18(1), pp. 11-22. (doi: 10.5367/000000004773040924)

Books

Pharaoh, C., Keidan, C. and Gordon, J. (2011) Family Foundation Giving Trends 2011. Series: Family foundation giving trends (4). Alliance Publishing Trust. ISBN 9781907376146

Book Sections

Ahokangas, P. et al. (2023) Opportunities and implications related to future mobile communications. In: Ahokangas, P. and Aaagaard, A. (eds.) The Changing World of Mobile Communications: 5G, 6G and the Future of Digital Services. Palgarve Macmillan: Cham, pp. 307-321. ISBN 9783031331909 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-33191-6_12)

Gisca, O., Matinmikko-Blue, M., Ahokangas, P., Yrjölä, S. and Gordon, J. (2023) Local 5G/6G network business in Europe: regulatory analysis and legitimacy considerations. In: Ahokangas, P. and Aaagaard, A. (eds.) The Changing World of Mobile Communications: 5G, 6G and the Future of Digital Services. Springer: Cham, pp. 185-220. ISBN 9783031331909 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-33191-6_8)

Gordon, J. , Harvey, C., Shaw, E. and Maclean, M. (2016) Entrepreneurial philanthropy. In: Jung, T., Phillips, S.D. and Harrow, J. (eds.) Companion to Philanthropy. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415783255

Harvey, C., Maclean, M., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2014) Andrew Carnegie and the foundation of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy. In: Klonowski, D. (ed.) Entrepreneurial Finance. Series: Critical concepts in finance. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415708432

Maclean, M., Harvey, C., Gordon, J. and Shaw, E. (2012) World-making and major philanthropy. In: Philanthropy and a Better Society. Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy / Alliance Publishing Trust: London, pp. 26-30. ISBN 9781907376153

Shaw, E., Gordon, J. , Harvey, C. and Maclean, M. (2012) The future of philanthropy: the role of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial philanthropy. In: Philanthropy and a Better Society. Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy / Alliance Publishing Trust: London, pp. 86-90. ISBN 9781907376153

Cooper, S., Bottomley, C. and Gordon, J. (2009) An experiential learning approach to entrepreneurship education: a British initiative. In: Manimala, M. J., Mitra, J. and Singh, V. (eds.) Enterprise Support Systems: An International Perspective. Sage Publications India: New Delhi. ISBN 9788178299273

Research Reports or Papers

Chalmers, D. , Harris, S., Mackenzie, N. and Gordon, J. (2022) Community Wealth Building through Digital Platform Cooperatives: A Strategy for Scotland. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Conference or Workshop Item

Ferri, P. and Gordon, J. (2019) Experiential Learning 2.0: Adding Value Through Practitioner Engagement. Entrepreneurship Educator’s Forum - Pre-ACERE Forum 2019, Sydney, Australia, 05 Feb 2019.

Gannon, M., Gordon, J. and Mackenzie, N. (2017) Taxes, Death and Trouble: Exploring the Antecedents and Philanthropic Activities of the Edrington Group. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2017, Glasgow, UK, 29 June - 1st July 2017. (Unpublished)

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Grants

  • 2022: EU EIT - Accelerate-EEE (€1.2m)
  • 2020: MCSA-ITN Legitimation of Newness and Its Impact on EU Agenda for Change (€4.35m)
  • 2015-2016: ESRC - Understanding loan aversion amongst social enterprises (£4800). PI
  • 2015-2016: ESRC - Seminar Series: Philanthropy to the Rescue? Exploring the opportunities and strengths of philanthropy (£26,650). CO-I
  • 2011: Strathlinks - ‘Useful knowledge for growing companies’ (£5000). CO-I
  • 2010: EPSRC - Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Transferable Skills (£24,982). CO-I
  • 2008-2013: ESRC - Individual and Business Giving: exploring contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy (£381,721.55). CO-I

Supervision

Jillian has a full complement of doctoral students at present.

Current PhD students

  • Clarke, Mia
    From Arts to Social Innovation: exploring how community and social enterprises contribute to economic development
  • Dooley-Nealis, Róisín
    Entrepreneurialism in Work (EiW): Its forms, requisite skills and enabling organisational factors

Teaching

  • Business Start-up
  • Integrating Business and Management in Practice (compressed capstone course)

 

Additional information

Jillian is a Price Babson Scholar having undertaken entrepreneurship educator training at Babson College, Massachusetts, as part of their world renowned Babson C programme for entrepreneurship educators.