Dr Niall Mackenzie

  • Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship (Management)

Biography

Dr Niall G MacKenzie FRSA is Director of Accreditations in the Adam Smith Business School and a three-time graduate of the University of Glasgow. Prior to re-joining the University, he worked at the universities of Cambridge, Wales and Strathclyde in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation. His research has been funded by a number of organisations, including the European Commission H2020, ESRC, AHRC, Nesta, the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, the OECD, Forfas (Ireland's development agency), the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment Northern Ireland (DETINI), Creative Scotland and the Institute for Family Business. His work has been published in the Harvard Business History Review, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Business History, Small Business Economics, Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Regional Studies, amongst others.


Research interests

Niall is a member of the School's Entrepreneurship, Development and Political Economy research cluster

Areas of expertise:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business history
  • Regional development
  • Innovation

Publications

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Number of items: 68.

2020

Perchard, A. and Mackenzie, N. (2020) Aligning to disadvantage: how corporate political activity and strategic homophily create path dependence in the firm. Human Relations, (Accepted for Publication)

2019

Mackenzie, N. G. , Pittaki, Z. and Wong, N. (2019) Historical approaches for hospitality and tourism research. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, (doi: 10.1108/IJCHM-03-2019-0273) (Early Online Publication)

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)

Mackenzie, N. and Gannon, M. J. (2019) Exploring the antecedents of sustainable tourism development. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, (doi: 10.1108/IJCHM-05-2018-0384) (Early Online Publication)

2018

Mackenzie, N. (2018) Innovation through Tradition: An Exploration of the Scotch Whisky Industry, 1945-99. Newcastle Business School, Newcastle, UK, September 2018. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. (2018) Family and business during the industrial revolution. Business History, pp. 1-2. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2018.1484592)[Book Review] (Early Online Publication)

Mackenzie, N. (2018) Past Futurology and Entrepreneurial Failure: The Bennie Railplane. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2018, Milton Keynes, UK, 29-30 June 2018. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. and Hannon, M. (2018) Historical Hype Cycles and Innovation Failure: A Comparison of Nuclear and Wave Energy Technologies from 1945 to Present. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2018, Milton Keynes, UK, 29-30 June 2018. (Unpublished)

Jones-Evans, D., Gkikas, A., Rhisiart, M. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2018) Measuring open innovation in SME's. In: Vanhaverbeke, W., Frattini, F., Roijakkers, N. and Usman, M. (eds.) Researching Open Innovation in SMEs. World Scientific Publishing: New Jersey, USA, pp. 399-427. ISBN 9789813230965 (doi:10.1142/9789813230972_0013)

Chen, S., Fang, H. C., Mackenzie, N. G. , Carter, S., Chen, L. and Wu, B. (2018) Female leadership in contemporary Chinese family firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35(1), pp. 181-211. (doi: 10.1007/s10490-017-9515-2)

MacKenzie, N. G. (2018) Creating market failure: business-government relations in the British paper-pulp industry, 1950–1980. Business History Review, 92(4), pp. 719-741. (doi: 10.1017/S0007680518001046)

Mackenzie, N. G. (2018) Evaluation of the Evidence Base for Scottish Government Strategic Review of Enterprise and Skills. Documentation. Scottish Government.

Pugh, R., Mackenzie, N. G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2018) From ‘Techniums’ to ‘emptiums’: the failure of a flagship innovation policy in Wales. Regional Studies, 52(7), pp. 1009-1020. (doi: 10.1080/00343404.2018.1444272)

2017

Mackay, D. J., Perchard, A., Mackenzie, N. and Burt, G. (2017) Going Against the Grain: Examining Negative Capability as an Antecedent of Dynamic Capability in the Scotch Whisky Industry, 1960-85. British Academy of Management Annual Conference (BAM2017), Warwick, UK, 5-7 Sept 2017. (Unpublished)

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)

Gannon, M., Mackenzie, N. and Shaw, E. (2017) “It's What Granpa Would Have Wanted”?: History and Heritage in Philanthropic Family Foundation Giving. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2017, Glasgow, UK, 29 June - 1st July 2017. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. and Perchard, A. (2017) Methodologies for the Dictionary of Scottish Business Biography, Vol. 3. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2017, Glasgow, UK, 29 June - 1st July 2017. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2017) Clio and the Business School: Towards a Framework for Advancing the Use of History in Entrepreneurship. Adam Smith Business School, Glasgow, UK, June 2017. (Unpublished)

Johnson, M., Monsen, E. W. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2017) Follow the leader or the pack? Regulatory focus and academic entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 34(2), pp. 181-200. (doi: 10.1111/jpim.12355)

Mackenzie, N. (2017) The Development of the Second City and Family Business: Yarrow’s, John Lawrence and AG Barr. Greenock Philosophical Society, Greenock, UK, February 2017. (Unpublished)

Perchard, A., Mackenzie, N. G. , Decker, S. and Favero, G. (2017) Clio in the business school: Historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship. Business History, 59(6), pp. 904-927. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1280025)

2016

Zhang, Q., Mackenzie, N. G. , Jones-Evans, D. and Huggins, R. (2016) Leveraging knowledge as a competitive asset? The intensity, performance and structure of universities’ entrepreneurial knowledge exchange activities at a regional level. Small Business Economics, 47(3), pp. 657-675. (doi: 10.1007/s11187-016-9759-0)

Wurth, B., Howick, S., Mackenzie, N. G. and Burt, G. (2016) Making Ecosystems Work: Identifying Structures and Mechanisms for Sustainable Regional Growth. XIV International Triple Helix Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, 25-27 Sept 2016. (Unpublished)

Gkakis, A., Jones-Evans, D., Rhisiart, M. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2016) Open innovation, SMEs and Regional Development: Evidence from the UK. XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference, Porto, Portugal, 19-22 June 2016. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Chalmers, D. and Matthews, R. (2016) Entrepreneurial Tracking: Towards a Better Understanding of Entrepreneurial Growth. Documentation. Scottish Enterprise.

2015

Gkikas, A., Jones-Evans, D., Rhisiart, M. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) Open Innovation, SMEs and Regional Development: Evidence from the UK. 38th ISBE Conference 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-12 Nov 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Gannon, M. and Shaw, E. (2015) Get Back: Philanthropic Family Foundations, Business Giving and Capital Theory. 38th ISBE Conference 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-12 Nov 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Matthews, R., Chalmers, D. and Shaw, E. (2015) Growing Up is Hard to Do: Exploring Early Stage Entrepreneurial Growth Dimensions. 38th ISBE Conference 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-12 Nov 2015. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Howick, S. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) The Dynamics of Academic Entrepreneurship: Connecting Universities and the Ecosystem. 2015 Technology Transfer Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 28-30 October 2015. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Howick, S. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) Exploring the Dynamic Interplay Between Entrepreneurial Universities and their Ecosystems: A Hybrid Simulation Framework. 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, UK, 12-15 July 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Millar, F., Eikhof, D.R. and Beech, N. (2015) Three is a Crowd: Tension and Confusion in Creative Collaborations. 9th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Leicester, UK, 8-10 July 2015. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Mackenzie, N. G. and Howick, S. (2015) Research for Research's Sake? A Critical Reflection on the Unintended Consequences of Academic Entrepreneurship’. 2015 University-Industry Interaction Conference, Berlin, Germany, 24-26 June 2015. (Unpublished)

Suhartanto, E., Monsen, E. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) The Effects of Professional Corporate Entrepreneurship Practices on Listed and Non-listed Family Firms in Developing Economics. 35th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), Massachusetts, USA, 10-13 June 2015. (Unpublished)

Suhartanto, E., Monsen, E. and Mackenzie, N. (2015) The effects of professional corporate entrepreneurship practices on listed and non-listed family firms in developing economics. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 35(13), 18.

Mackenzie, N. (2015) The Family Factor in Developing a Family Business Brand. Great British Family Business Conference, London, UK, March 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2015) From Techniums to Emptiums: The Failure of Innovation Policy in a Weaker EU Region. EU Cohesion Policy Conference, Riga, Latvia, February 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. and Coughtrie, M. (2015) Archangels: Impact Evaluation of Activities, 1992-2015. Project Report. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

2014

Mackenzie, N. G. , Gannon, M. and Shaw, E. (2014) Success, Succession and Legacy in Philanthropic Family Foundations. Institute of Small Business and Enterprise Conference 2014, Manchester, UK, 5-6 Nov 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Zhang, Q., Jones-Evans, D. and Huggins, R. (2014) Entrepreneurial Universities and the Region: An Analysis of UK HIEs. Institute of Small Business and Enterprise Conference 2014, Manchester, UK, 5-6 Nov 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Family Business in Scotland. Saltire Society Talk, November 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Policy Support Measures for High Growth Firms in Europe: A Comparison of Scotland, the Basque Region and Sweden. European Policies Research Centre Seminar, Glasgow, UK, October 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Perchard, A., Decker, S. and Favero, G. (2014) Clio in the Business School: Historical Approaches in Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship. 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 3-5 July 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Business Ownership Rates in Glasgow and the Commonwealth. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow Business Embassy Commonwealth Games Event, Glasgow, UK, July 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. , Chen, S. and Carter, S. (2014) Female Leadership and Family Cohesion: The Emergence of Neoglory as a Chinese Multinational. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2014, Birmingham, UK, 27-28 June 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) What’s in a name? How Paisley Wove a Pattern of History and Place. Paisley Museum, Glasgow, UK, March 2014. (Unpublished)

Squires, C., Eikof, D., Mackenzie, N. G. , Millar, F. and Beech, N. (2014) Digital R&D Fund for the Arts in Scotland, Consortium for Research into Arts and Technology in Scotland (CReATeS), Final Report, March 2014. Project Report. CReATeS.

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Reconstituting the State as Entrepreneur: Fast Reactor Technology in the UK. Business History Unit Seminar, London School of Economics, London, UK, February 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. (2014) Gabriel Tortella and Gloria Quiroga, Entrepreneurship and growth: an international historical perspective (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Economic History Review, 67(1), pp. 316-317. (doi: 10.1111/1468-0289.12055_18)[Book Review]

Mackenzie, N. G. and Zhang, Q. (2014) A regional perspective on the entrepreneurial university: practices and policies. In: Fayolle, A. and Redford, D. T. (eds.) Handbook on the Entrepreneurial University. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 188-206. ISBN 9781781007013 (doi:10.4337/9781781007020.00014)

Mackenzie, N. G. (2014) Evaluation of Santander Breakthrough SME Support Programme. Project Report. Santander Bank.

2013

Mackenzie, N. , Perchard, A., Decker, S. and Favero, G. (2013) Clio in the Business School: History and Business. Higher Education Academy 15th Teaching History in Higher Education Conference, London, UK, September 2013. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2013) 'Entrepreneurship as a Collective Achievement’ – Can Governments Act Entrepreneurially? The Wilson Government, 1964-70. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2013, Lancashire, UK, 28-30 June 2013. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2013) The Business Economics of Scottish independence. Fort William Chamber of Commerce, Fort William, UK, May 2013. (Unpublished)

Perchard, A. and Mackenzie, N. (2013) ‘Too much on the Highlands?’ Recasting the economic history of the Highlands and Islands. Northern Scotland, 4(1), pp. 3-22. (doi: 10.3366/nor.2013.0049)

Mackenzie, N. (2013) The Development of the Second City and Family Business. People’s Palace, Glasgow, UK, February 2013. (Unpublished)

MacKenzie, N. G. (2013) Entrepreneurial Families: Business, Marriage, and Life in the Early Nineteenth Century. By Andrew Popp. London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2012. Business History Review, 87(4), pp. 832-834. (doi: 10.1017/S0007680513001311)[Book Review]

2012

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Revisiting the State as Entrepreneur: Fast ‘Reactor Technology and the UK State. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2012, Birmingham, UK, 6-7 July 2012. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N.G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2012) Innovation in weaker regions: the case of Wales. Documentation. NESTA.

Gudgin, G., Mackenzie, N.G. , Gibson, N. and Magill, M. (2012) Building Economic Competitiveness: Lessons from Peripheral European Economies. Documentation. Northern Ireland Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI).

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Be careful what you wish for: comparative advantage and the Wilson Smelters Project, 1967-82. In: Froland, H. O. (ed.) From Warfare to Welfare: Business-Government Relations in the Aluminium Industry. Tapir Academic Press: Trondeim. ISBN 9788232100491

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Comparative Study of Interventions Assisting High Growth Companies. Documentation. Scottish Enterprise.

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Manufacturing Sector: Country Comparators. Documentation. Forfas.

Mackenzie, N. G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2012) Technical entrepreneurship. In: Carter, S. and Jones-Evans, D. (eds.) Enterprise and Small Business: Principles, Practice and Policy [3rd ed.]. Pearson Education Limited: Harlow, pp. 268-288. ISBN 9780273726104

Yoo, S.-J., Mackenzie, N. G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2012) Public sector support and technology-based SMEs in peripheral areas — the case of North Wales. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 20(1), pp. 83-104. (doi: 10.1142/S0218495812500045)

2011

Mackenzie, N. (2011) Technology Transfer in Weaker Regions: The Case of Wales’. Polish Patent Office International Symposium, Krakow, Poland, September 2011. (Unpublished)

2009

Mackenzie, N. G. (2009) Bigger isn’t always better: the British Government, Invergordon and the expansion of aluminium smelting in Scotland, 1968-82. Business Archives: Sources and History, 99, pp. 41-62.

2006

MacKenzie, N. (2006) Economic planning and regeneration projects in the Scottish Highlands, 1945-82. In: Economic History Society Conference, University of Reading, 31 March-2 April 2006,

MacKenzie, N. (2006) "Chucking buns across the fence?" Government-sponsored industry development in the Scottish Highlands, 1945-1982. Business and Economic History On-line, 4,

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Number of items: 68.

Articles

Perchard, A. and Mackenzie, N. (2020) Aligning to disadvantage: how corporate political activity and strategic homophily create path dependence in the firm. Human Relations, (Accepted for Publication)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Pittaki, Z. and Wong, N. (2019) Historical approaches for hospitality and tourism research. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, (doi: 10.1108/IJCHM-03-2019-0273) (Early Online Publication)

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)

Mackenzie, N. and Gannon, M. J. (2019) Exploring the antecedents of sustainable tourism development. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, (doi: 10.1108/IJCHM-05-2018-0384) (Early Online Publication)

Chen, S., Fang, H. C., Mackenzie, N. G. , Carter, S., Chen, L. and Wu, B. (2018) Female leadership in contemporary Chinese family firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35(1), pp. 181-211. (doi: 10.1007/s10490-017-9515-2)

MacKenzie, N. G. (2018) Creating market failure: business-government relations in the British paper-pulp industry, 1950–1980. Business History Review, 92(4), pp. 719-741. (doi: 10.1017/S0007680518001046)

Pugh, R., Mackenzie, N. G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2018) From ‘Techniums’ to ‘emptiums’: the failure of a flagship innovation policy in Wales. Regional Studies, 52(7), pp. 1009-1020. (doi: 10.1080/00343404.2018.1444272)

Johnson, M., Monsen, E. W. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2017) Follow the leader or the pack? Regulatory focus and academic entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 34(2), pp. 181-200. (doi: 10.1111/jpim.12355)

Perchard, A., Mackenzie, N. G. , Decker, S. and Favero, G. (2017) Clio in the business school: Historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship. Business History, 59(6), pp. 904-927. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1280025)

Zhang, Q., Mackenzie, N. G. , Jones-Evans, D. and Huggins, R. (2016) Leveraging knowledge as a competitive asset? The intensity, performance and structure of universities’ entrepreneurial knowledge exchange activities at a regional level. Small Business Economics, 47(3), pp. 657-675. (doi: 10.1007/s11187-016-9759-0)

Suhartanto, E., Monsen, E. and Mackenzie, N. (2015) The effects of professional corporate entrepreneurship practices on listed and non-listed family firms in developing economics. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 35(13), 18.

Perchard, A. and Mackenzie, N. (2013) ‘Too much on the Highlands?’ Recasting the economic history of the Highlands and Islands. Northern Scotland, 4(1), pp. 3-22. (doi: 10.3366/nor.2013.0049)

Yoo, S.-J., Mackenzie, N. G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2012) Public sector support and technology-based SMEs in peripheral areas — the case of North Wales. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 20(1), pp. 83-104. (doi: 10.1142/S0218495812500045)

Mackenzie, N. G. (2009) Bigger isn’t always better: the British Government, Invergordon and the expansion of aluminium smelting in Scotland, 1968-82. Business Archives: Sources and History, 99, pp. 41-62.

MacKenzie, N. (2006) "Chucking buns across the fence?" Government-sponsored industry development in the Scottish Highlands, 1945-1982. Business and Economic History On-line, 4,

Book Sections

Jones-Evans, D., Gkikas, A., Rhisiart, M. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2018) Measuring open innovation in SME's. In: Vanhaverbeke, W., Frattini, F., Roijakkers, N. and Usman, M. (eds.) Researching Open Innovation in SMEs. World Scientific Publishing: New Jersey, USA, pp. 399-427. ISBN 9789813230965 (doi:10.1142/9789813230972_0013)

Mackenzie, N. G. and Zhang, Q. (2014) A regional perspective on the entrepreneurial university: practices and policies. In: Fayolle, A. and Redford, D. T. (eds.) Handbook on the Entrepreneurial University. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 188-206. ISBN 9781781007013 (doi:10.4337/9781781007020.00014)

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Be careful what you wish for: comparative advantage and the Wilson Smelters Project, 1967-82. In: Froland, H. O. (ed.) From Warfare to Welfare: Business-Government Relations in the Aluminium Industry. Tapir Academic Press: Trondeim. ISBN 9788232100491

Mackenzie, N. G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2012) Technical entrepreneurship. In: Carter, S. and Jones-Evans, D. (eds.) Enterprise and Small Business: Principles, Practice and Policy [3rd ed.]. Pearson Education Limited: Harlow, pp. 268-288. ISBN 9780273726104

Book Reviews

Mackenzie, N. G. (2018) Family and business during the industrial revolution. Business History, pp. 1-2. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2018.1484592)[Book Review] (Early Online Publication)

Mackenzie, N. G. (2014) Gabriel Tortella and Gloria Quiroga, Entrepreneurship and growth: an international historical perspective (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Economic History Review, 67(1), pp. 316-317. (doi: 10.1111/1468-0289.12055_18)[Book Review]

MacKenzie, N. G. (2013) Entrepreneurial Families: Business, Marriage, and Life in the Early Nineteenth Century. By Andrew Popp. London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2012. Business History Review, 87(4), pp. 832-834. (doi: 10.1017/S0007680513001311)[Book Review]

Research Reports or Papers

Mackenzie, N. G. (2018) Evaluation of the Evidence Base for Scottish Government Strategic Review of Enterprise and Skills. Documentation. Scottish Government.

Mackenzie, N. G. , Chalmers, D. and Matthews, R. (2016) Entrepreneurial Tracking: Towards a Better Understanding of Entrepreneurial Growth. Documentation. Scottish Enterprise.

Mackenzie, N. and Coughtrie, M. (2015) Archangels: Impact Evaluation of Activities, 1992-2015. Project Report. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Squires, C., Eikof, D., Mackenzie, N. G. , Millar, F. and Beech, N. (2014) Digital R&D Fund for the Arts in Scotland, Consortium for Research into Arts and Technology in Scotland (CReATeS), Final Report, March 2014. Project Report. CReATeS.

Mackenzie, N. G. (2014) Evaluation of Santander Breakthrough SME Support Programme. Project Report. Santander Bank.

Mackenzie, N.G. and Jones-Evans, D. (2012) Innovation in weaker regions: the case of Wales. Documentation. NESTA.

Gudgin, G., Mackenzie, N.G. , Gibson, N. and Magill, M. (2012) Building Economic Competitiveness: Lessons from Peripheral European Economies. Documentation. Northern Ireland Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI).

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Comparative Study of Interventions Assisting High Growth Companies. Documentation. Scottish Enterprise.

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Manufacturing Sector: Country Comparators. Documentation. Forfas.

Conference or Workshop Item

Mackenzie, N. (2018) Innovation through Tradition: An Exploration of the Scotch Whisky Industry, 1945-99. Newcastle Business School, Newcastle, UK, September 2018. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2018) Past Futurology and Entrepreneurial Failure: The Bennie Railplane. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2018, Milton Keynes, UK, 29-30 June 2018. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. and Hannon, M. (2018) Historical Hype Cycles and Innovation Failure: A Comparison of Nuclear and Wave Energy Technologies from 1945 to Present. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2018, Milton Keynes, UK, 29-30 June 2018. (Unpublished)

Mackay, D. J., Perchard, A., Mackenzie, N. and Burt, G. (2017) Going Against the Grain: Examining Negative Capability as an Antecedent of Dynamic Capability in the Scotch Whisky Industry, 1960-85. British Academy of Management Annual Conference (BAM2017), Warwick, UK, 5-7 Sept 2017. (Unpublished)

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)

Gannon, M., Mackenzie, N. and Shaw, E. (2017) “It's What Granpa Would Have Wanted”?: History and Heritage in Philanthropic Family Foundation Giving. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2017, Glasgow, UK, 29 June - 1st July 2017. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. and Perchard, A. (2017) Methodologies for the Dictionary of Scottish Business Biography, Vol. 3. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2017, Glasgow, UK, 29 June - 1st July 2017. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2017) Clio and the Business School: Towards a Framework for Advancing the Use of History in Entrepreneurship. Adam Smith Business School, Glasgow, UK, June 2017. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2017) The Development of the Second City and Family Business: Yarrow’s, John Lawrence and AG Barr. Greenock Philosophical Society, Greenock, UK, February 2017. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Howick, S., Mackenzie, N. G. and Burt, G. (2016) Making Ecosystems Work: Identifying Structures and Mechanisms for Sustainable Regional Growth. XIV International Triple Helix Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, 25-27 Sept 2016. (Unpublished)

Gkakis, A., Jones-Evans, D., Rhisiart, M. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2016) Open innovation, SMEs and Regional Development: Evidence from the UK. XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference, Porto, Portugal, 19-22 June 2016. (Unpublished)

Gkikas, A., Jones-Evans, D., Rhisiart, M. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) Open Innovation, SMEs and Regional Development: Evidence from the UK. 38th ISBE Conference 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-12 Nov 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Gannon, M. and Shaw, E. (2015) Get Back: Philanthropic Family Foundations, Business Giving and Capital Theory. 38th ISBE Conference 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-12 Nov 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Matthews, R., Chalmers, D. and Shaw, E. (2015) Growing Up is Hard to Do: Exploring Early Stage Entrepreneurial Growth Dimensions. 38th ISBE Conference 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-12 Nov 2015. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Howick, S. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) The Dynamics of Academic Entrepreneurship: Connecting Universities and the Ecosystem. 2015 Technology Transfer Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 28-30 October 2015. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Howick, S. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) Exploring the Dynamic Interplay Between Entrepreneurial Universities and their Ecosystems: A Hybrid Simulation Framework. 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, UK, 12-15 July 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Millar, F., Eikhof, D.R. and Beech, N. (2015) Three is a Crowd: Tension and Confusion in Creative Collaborations. 9th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Leicester, UK, 8-10 July 2015. (Unpublished)

Wurth, B., Mackenzie, N. G. and Howick, S. (2015) Research for Research's Sake? A Critical Reflection on the Unintended Consequences of Academic Entrepreneurship’. 2015 University-Industry Interaction Conference, Berlin, Germany, 24-26 June 2015. (Unpublished)

Suhartanto, E., Monsen, E. and Mackenzie, N. G. (2015) The Effects of Professional Corporate Entrepreneurship Practices on Listed and Non-listed Family Firms in Developing Economics. 35th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), Massachusetts, USA, 10-13 June 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2015) The Family Factor in Developing a Family Business Brand. Great British Family Business Conference, London, UK, March 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2015) From Techniums to Emptiums: The Failure of Innovation Policy in a Weaker EU Region. EU Cohesion Policy Conference, Riga, Latvia, February 2015. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Gannon, M. and Shaw, E. (2014) Success, Succession and Legacy in Philanthropic Family Foundations. Institute of Small Business and Enterprise Conference 2014, Manchester, UK, 5-6 Nov 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Zhang, Q., Jones-Evans, D. and Huggins, R. (2014) Entrepreneurial Universities and the Region: An Analysis of UK HIEs. Institute of Small Business and Enterprise Conference 2014, Manchester, UK, 5-6 Nov 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Family Business in Scotland. Saltire Society Talk, November 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Policy Support Measures for High Growth Firms in Europe: A Comparison of Scotland, the Basque Region and Sweden. European Policies Research Centre Seminar, Glasgow, UK, October 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Perchard, A., Decker, S. and Favero, G. (2014) Clio in the Business School: Historical Approaches in Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship. 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 3-5 July 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Business Ownership Rates in Glasgow and the Commonwealth. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow Business Embassy Commonwealth Games Event, Glasgow, UK, July 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. , Chen, S. and Carter, S. (2014) Female Leadership and Family Cohesion: The Emergence of Neoglory as a Chinese Multinational. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2014, Birmingham, UK, 27-28 June 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) What’s in a name? How Paisley Wove a Pattern of History and Place. Paisley Museum, Glasgow, UK, March 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2014) Reconstituting the State as Entrepreneur: Fast Reactor Technology in the UK. Business History Unit Seminar, London School of Economics, London, UK, February 2014. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. , Perchard, A., Decker, S. and Favero, G. (2013) Clio in the Business School: History and Business. Higher Education Academy 15th Teaching History in Higher Education Conference, London, UK, September 2013. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2013) 'Entrepreneurship as a Collective Achievement’ – Can Governments Act Entrepreneurially? The Wilson Government, 1964-70. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2013, Lancashire, UK, 28-30 June 2013. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2013) The Business Economics of Scottish independence. Fort William Chamber of Commerce, Fort William, UK, May 2013. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2013) The Development of the Second City and Family Business. People’s Palace, Glasgow, UK, February 2013. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2012) Revisiting the State as Entrepreneur: Fast ‘Reactor Technology and the UK State. Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2012, Birmingham, UK, 6-7 July 2012. (Unpublished)

Mackenzie, N. (2011) Technology Transfer in Weaker Regions: The Case of Wales’. Polish Patent Office International Symposium, Krakow, Poland, September 2011. (Unpublished)

Conference Proceedings

MacKenzie, N. (2006) Economic planning and regeneration projects in the Scottish Highlands, 1945-82. In: Economic History Society Conference, University of Reading, 31 March-2 April 2006,

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Grants

Principal Investigator

  • 2016: Carnegie Trust, Carnegie Vacation Scholarship (for undergraduate student Shannon Harris) – ‘Entrepreneurial opportunity recognition and religion’, 2016 (£1,350)
  • 2016: ‘Entrepreneurial Tracking – towards a better understanding of entrepreneurial growth’ with Chalmers, D and Matthews, R. Report to Scottish Enterprise, September 2016, (£40,000)
  • 2015: Commercialisation Work Package 10, Flexible Superheated Steam Torrefaction and Grinding of Indigenous Biomass from Remote Rural Sources to Produce Stable Densified Feedstocks for Chemical and Energy Applications – SteamBIO SPIRE EU Project, 2015-2018. (£284,707). Total project value of €6m
  • 2015: Archangel Informal Investments: Impact Evaluation of Activities 1992-2015, 2015 (£25,000)
  • 2014: Santander UK Breakthrough SME support programme evaluation, 2014 (£25,000)
  • 2014: ESRC/Scottish Government PhD project ‘Firm productivity, skills and growth: rebalancing supply and demand in the Scottish innovation system.’ 2014-2017 (£60,000)
  • 2014: ESRC Scottish DTC 1+3 PhD Studentship project ‘Crowdfunding, Female Entrepreneurship and Access to Finance’. 2014-2017 (£60,000)
  • 2017: University of Strathclyde PhD studentship ‘Christian values and entrepreneurial opportunity recognition and exploitation’, 2017-2020 (£60,000)
  • 2014: Strathclyde Business School Studentship Funding for PhD Studentship project joint with European Policies Research Centre ‘A Performance Framework for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Financial Instruments for SMEs’. 2014-2017 (£60,000)

Co-Investigator

  • 2017: Global Challenges Research Fund, “Supporting vulnerable small local farmers in Brazil distribute their products and improve their standard of living” (£21,983)
  • 2014: Strathclyde Business School Funding for PhD Studentship project ‘Rethinking the University-Industry Technology Transfer: Insights from System Dynamics and Agent-Based Modelling’. 2014-2017 (£60,000)
  • 2014: Institute for Family Business Branding Research Grant (£5,700)
  • 2013: AHRC/Nesta/Creative Scotland, Digital R&D, CREATES Project (£15,000)
  • 2010: Nesta, Innovation in Weaker Regions Grant, 2010-2013 (£200,000)

Supervision

University of Glasgow

Shannon Harris
Topic: Entrepreneurial opportunities and religious beliefs

Trenton Staehli
Topic: From start up to scale up - the role of weekend competitions

External Supervision

Martin Gannon
Topic: An exploratory study of family foundations and philanthropic giving

Alistair Beckett
Topic: Externalising Trust: an analysis of family business advising’

Ross Croall
Topic: Rebalancing supply and demand in the Scottish innovation system – understanding the skills gap

Mark Johnson
Topic: Exploring the antecedents of academic entrepreneurship

Margaret Coughtrie
Topic: The efficacy of financial instruments for supporting SME

Bernd Wurth
Topic: Rethinking the university-industry technology transfer process: Insights from system dynamics and agent-based modelling

Konrad Heimpold
Topic: Comparing innovation systems in East Germany and Scotland

Completed

Johan de Borst
“How the solo self-employed mitigate lower income with their personality in order to manifest well-being”, University of Strathclyde, 2018.

Stephen Knox
“Identity Change and the Entrepreneurial Journey: A Case of Art-School Graduates”, University of Strathclyde, 2018.

Moritz Fehrer
‘Understanding Succession Processes in Family Businesses: Case Studies in the German Mittelstand’, University of Strathclyde, 2017.

Qiantao Zhang
‘Universities, Knowledge Networks, and Regional Competitiveness: Evidence from the UK’, Cardiff University, 2016.

Rhiannon Pugh
‘Regional Innovation Policy and Economic Development: the case of Wales’, Cardiff University, 2014

PhD examinations

  • PhD Thesis Examiner, Kristin Stanwick Barnas, University of Strathclyde 2018.
  • PhD Thesis Examiner, Heriot Watt University, Jaydeep Pancholi, 2018.
  • PhD Thesis Examiner, Tobias Pret University of Strathclyde, 2017.
  • PhD Thesis Examiner, Carolyn Macmillan University of Strathclyde, 2017.
  • PhD Thesis Examiner, Adlah Alessah University of Strathclyde, 2013.

Teaching

Interests:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business History
  • Family Business
  • Innovation

Courses currently taught:

  • Social and Community Entrepreneurship

Additional information

Conference presentations

Invited

Academic

  • Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. ‘Innovation through tradition: an exploration of the Scotch Whisky Industry, 1945-99’, September 2018.
  • Italian ASSI (Italian Association of Business Historians) conference, Bocconi University, Milan, Roundtable participant on entrepreneurial biographies, October 2017.
  • Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, ‘Clio and the Business School: towards a framework for advancing the use of history in entrepreneurship’, June, 2017
  • EU Cohesion Policy Conference, ‘From Techniums to Emptiums: the failure of innovation policy in a weaker EU region’, Riga, Latvia, February 2015.
  • European Policies Research Centre Seminar, ‘Policy support measures for high growth firms in Europe: a comparison of Scotland, the Basque region and Sweden’, Strathclyde, October 2014.
  • Invited seminar, ‘Reconstituting the State as Entrepreneur: Fast Reactor technology in the UK’, Business History Unit, London School of Economics, February 2014.
  • Invited Speaker, ‘Technology Transfer in Weaker Regions: the case of Wales’, Polish Patent Office International Symposium, Krakow, Sept 2011
  • Invited Panellist, ‘Universities, Skills and Entrepreneurship’, OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance, Trento, Italy Oct 2010

Public Speaking

  • Greenock Philosophical Society, ‘The Development of the Second City and Family Business: Yarrow’s, John Lawrence and AG Barr’, February 2017.
  • Invited speaker, Great British Family Business Conference, ‘The family factor in developing a family business brand’, London, March 2015.
  • Invited Speaker, Saltire Society Talk, ‘Family business in Scotland’, November 2014.
  • Workshop host, Institute for Family Business, London, September 2014.
  • Invited Speaker, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow Business Embassy Commonwealth Games Event, ‘Business ownership rates in Glasgow and the Commonwealth’, July 2014.
  • ‘What’s in a name? How Paisley wove a pattern of history and place’, Paisley Museum, March 2014.
  • ‘The business economics of Scottish independence’, Fort William Chamber of Commerce, May 2013.
  • Invited Speaker, People’s Palace Staff Development Lectures, ‘The Development of the Second City and Family Business’, July 2013.
  • People’s Palace, Glasgow, ‘The Development of the Second City and Family Business’, February 2013.

Refereed Academic Conference Papers given (since 2012)

MacKenzie, NG, Past Futurology and Entrepreneurial Failure: the Bennie Railplane, Association of Business Historians Conference, Milton Keynes, 2018

MacKenzie, NG & Hannon, M, Historical hype cycles and innovation failure: a comparison of nuclear and wave energy technologies from 1945 to present, Association of Business Historians Conference, Milton Keynes, 2018

MacKenzie, NG & Perchard, A, Methodologies for the Dictionary of Scottish Business Biography, vol. 3. Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, 2017.

MacKenzie, NG, Gannon, M, Shaw, E. “It's what Granpa would have wanted”? History & heritage in philanthropic family foundation giving. Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, 2017.

MacKenzie, NG, Gordon, J, Gannon, M. Taxes, death and trouble: exploring the antecedents and philanthropic activities of the Edrington Group. Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, 2017.

Mackay, D, Perchard, A, MacKenzie, NG, Burt, G, ‘Against the Grain: Examining Negative Capability as an Antecedent of Dynamic Capability in the Scotch Whisky Industry, 1960-85’. British Academy of Management Conference, 2017

Wurth, B, Howick, S, MacKenzie, N. 'Making ecosystems work: identifying structures and mechanisms for sustainable regional growth' XIV International Triple Helix Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, 2016.

Gkikas, A, Jones-Evans, D, Rhisiart, M, MacKenzie, NG. ‘Open innovation, SMEs and Regional Development – evidence from the UK.’ ISPIM Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016.

MacKenzie, NG, Gannon, M, Shaw, E. ‘Get Back: Philanthropic family foundations, business giving and capital theory’, ISBE Conference, Glasgow, 2015. Best in track, Business Ethics. Best overall conference paper winner.

Gkikas, A, Jones-Evans, D, Rhisiart, M, MacKenzie, NG. ‘Open innovation, SMEs and Regional Development – evidence from the UK.’ ISBE Conference, Glasgow, 2015.

MacKenzie, NG, Matthews, R, Chalmers, D, Shaw, E.‘Growing up is hard to do – exploring early stage entrepreneurial growth dimensions’. ISBE Conference, Glasgow, 2015.

MacKenzie, NG, Millar, F, Eikhof, DR, Beech, N. ‘Three is a crowd: tension and confusion in creative collaborations’ Critical Management Studies conference, Leicester, July 2015.

Wurth, B, MacKenzie, NG, Howick, S. ‘Research for research's sake?  A critical reflection on the unintended consequences of academic entrepreneurship’, University-Industry Interaction Conference, Berlin, June 2015.

Wurth, B, Howick, S, MacKenzie, N, 'The dynamics of academic entrepreneurship: connecting universities and the ecosystem', Technology Transfer Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 2015.

Wurth, B, Howick, S, MacKenzie, N , 'Exploring the dynamic interplay between entrepreneurial universities and their ecosystems: a hybrid simulation framework' 27th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXVII), Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2015.

Suhartanto, E, Monsen, E, & MacKenzie, NG. ‘The effects of professional corporate entrepreneurship practices on listed and non-listed family firms in developing economics’, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, June 2015.

MacKenzie, NG, Zhang, Q, Jones-Evans, D, Huggins, R. ‘Entrepreneurial universities and the region: an analysis of UK HIEs’, Institute of Small Business and Enterprise conference, November 2014.

MacKenzie, NG, Gannon, M, Shaw, E. ‘Success, Succession and Legacy in Philanthropic Family Foundations’, Institute of Small Business and Enterprise conference, November 2014. Shortlisted for best in track, Family Business.

MacKenzie, NG, Perchard, A, Decker, S, Favero, G. ‘Clio in the Business School: Historical Approaches in Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship.’ EGOS, July 2014.

MacKenzie, NG, Chen, S, Carter, S. ‘Female leadership and family cohesion: the emergence of Neoglory as a Chinese multinational.’, Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, Newcastle University Business School, Birmingham, July 2014.

MacKenzie, NG. ‘Entrepreneurship as a collective achievement’ – can governments act entrepreneurially? The Wilson government, 1964-70’, Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, UCLAN Business School, July 2013.

MacKenzie, NG, Perchard, A, Decker, S, Favero, G. ‘Clio in the business school: history and business’. Higher Education Academy 15th Teaching History in Higher Education Conference, London.

Workshop co-host, SUII New horizons for the cultural industries: Internationalisation, leadership and diversity, March-May 2013.

MacKenzie, NG. ‘Revisiting the State as Entrepreneur: Fast ‘Reactor Technology and the UK State’, Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, Aston Business School, Birmingham, July 2012.

External positions held

  • Research Associate, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, 2011-present
  • Research Associate, Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow, 2008-present
  • Research Associate, UK Enterprise Research Centre, 2013-present
  • External Examiner, Business & Management undergraduate programme, Durham Business School, University of Durham, 2017-present
  • External Examiner, Business & Management undergraduate programme, Henley Business School, University of Reading, 2016-present

ESRC Peer Review College

  • ESRC Peer Review College Examiner – Doctoral Training Partnerships, 2016.

Awards

  • Best overall conference paper award, Institute for Small Business and Enterprise 2015 Conference
  • Best paper in Business Ethics track, Institute for Small Business and Enterprise 2015 Conference
  • Shortlisted best paper nomination Family Business track, Institute for Small Business and Enterprise 2014 Conference
  • Selected participant in the Scottish Crucible Leadership Development Programme 2014
  • Finalist for best new dissertation in business history by the European Business History Association 2008
  • Finalist for the Coleman Prize for the best new dissertation in business history by the Association of Business Historians (UK) 2008
  • Harvard Business School Alfred D Chandler Jr. Travelling Fellowship 2006
  • Selected participant in European Business History Association Summer School 2005
  • Open Competition ESRC Studentship for Masters and Doctoral research (1+3 years), research award number PTA-030-2002-0201. 2002-2007

Teaching awards

  • Nominated for Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
  • Shortlisted for Best Teacher in Strathclyde Business School, 2016-17, 2017-2018

Memberships

Learned Societies

  • Association of Business Historians UK:
    • Treasurer, 2013-2016
    • Coleman Prize examiner for Best PhD dissertation in Business History, 2015
    • Communications Officer, 2012-2013
  • Member of University of Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy Fellows Network
  • Institute for Small Business and Enterprise

Knowledge Exchange

  • Expert academic advisor, Scottish Government Strategic Review Board on Enterprise and Skills Policy, 2018.
  • Member of the Institute for Family Business Academic Advisory Board, 2014-present.
  • Judge, Scottish EDGE, 2016.
  • Judge, Corporate Scotland Environmental Awards, 2015.
  • Evaluator for Scientific Panel for International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM), 2012-2018.

Continued Professional Development

  • Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
  • Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators, Strathclyde, September 2017.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice and Teaching and Learning, University of Strathclyde, 2017.
  • Selected participant in the Scottish Crucible Leadership Development Programme 2014.

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