Dr Paul Ferri

  • Senior Lecturer in International Business and Entrepreneurship (Management)

telephone: 01413304316
email: Paul.Ferri@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Paul joined the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School in 2015 as Senior University Teacher in International Business and Entrepreneurship, with specific responsibility for International Management Solutions as Programme Director. Paul was Director of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Award between January and August 2016, where he had overall responsibility for the School’s postgraduate students.

He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, holds a Pg Dip in Advanced Academic Studies, a BA in Business Administration, an MSc in Marketing and Total Quality (with Distinction) and was awarded his PhD in 2012.

Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, he was a Teaching Fellow and Director of Teaching at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde.

His PhD research focused on the role of social capital in the early stages of the entrepreneurial process innovation. He has also published articles in the social capital, new venture creation and entrepreneurship education areas.

Paul brings over 27 years’ experience as a successful entrepreneur in the B2B professional audio-visual market to his current post and is happy to be described as a ‘pracademic’.


Research interests

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

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Start-Ups
  • International Business
  • Social Capital
  • Sales Education

Supervision

Paul is interested in co-supervising PhD researchers in the areas of Entrepreneurship and/or small business start-ups. Specifically, he welcomes topics that combine different perspectives, e.g. social capital and entrepreneurship; this could include gaining access to scarce resources through social network membership in order to facilitate new venture creation.


Teaching

Paul has gained considerable teaching experience over the last 3 years delivering entrepreneurship and strategic management modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Scotland and overseas.

Some of his current classes include:

Undergraduate Level

  • Management for Accountants
  • Business Start-up
  • Entrepreneurship (1b)

Post Graduate Level

  • International Entrepreneurship and

Innovation

  • Market Analysis for New Venture Creation
  • International Management Solutions

Additional information

Paul is currently an external examiner of the BA (Hons) degree in Enterprise Development at the University of Huddersfield Business School.

He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Experiential Entrepreneurship Exercises Journal.

In 2014, Paul was voted Best Teacher in the Business School Faculty at the University of Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards.

Paul received an Emerald Literati Outstanding Paper Award in 2010 for his paper ‘The measurement of social capital in the entrepreneurial context’, published in the Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy.


Publications

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Number of items: 12.

2018

Ferri, P., Karlsson, P.S. and Gibb, A. (2018) Discussing the Role of the Digital One Minute Paper (DOMP) in the Modern Classroom. BAM MKE Conference - 'Transforming our Teaching Practice Together', London, UK, 20 Jun 2018.

Dekkers, R. et al. (2018) A UK Model for Innovation Practices: Learning from Market-Niche Dominant SMEs. RNI Congress - Innovation Forum VIII 2018, Nîmes, France, 04-05 Jun 2018.

Ferri, P., Gibb, A., Karlsson, P. S. and Keenan, P. (2018) Revisiting the one-minute paper in the digital age [blog post]. [Website]

Gibb, A., Ferri, P. and Karlsson, P. (2018) Introducing the Digital One Minute Paper (DOMP): A Staff- Student Partnership Delivering Improved Student Engagement in Modern, Multi-Cultural Classroom Environments. Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE 2018), Glasgow, UK, 24-25 Apr 2018.

Karlsson, P. S., Gibb, A. and Ferri, P. (2018) A staff/student partnership for bringing the One-Minute Paper into the digital age. Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 4(1),

2017

Dekkers, R. et al. (2017) Uncovering a Model for Innovation Practices Through Excelling SMEs. In: 24th International Conference on Production Research, Poznan, Poland, 30 Jul - 03 Aug 2017, ISBN 9781605955070

Ferri, P., Karlsson, P.S., Gibb, A. and Keenan, P. (2017) Revisiting the One Minute Paper: Analogue Thinking in the Digital Age. CABS Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2017, 6th Annual Conference, Bristol, UK, 25-26 Apr 2017.

Ferri, P., Karlsson, P., Gibb, A. and Keenan, P. (2017) Feedback to Improve Teaching - the 1-Minute Paper. 10th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 30 Mar 2017.

2015

Moyes, D., Ferri, P., Henderson, F. and Whittam, G. (2015) The stairway to Heaven? The effective use of social capital in new venture creation for a rural business. Journal of Rural Studies, 39, pp. 11-21. (doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.02.004)

2012

Talbot, S., Ferri, P., Whittam, G. and Baynham, C. (2012) Enhancing academic entrepreneurial capability through the creation of new knowledge. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 13(3), pp. 189-199. (doi:10.5367/ijei.2012.0086)

Moyes, D., Whittam, G. and Ferri, P. (2012) A conceptualisation of the relationship capital of rural small service firms. Local Economy, 27(2), pp. 136-151. (doi:10.1177/0269094211428867)

2009

Ferri, P. J., Deakins, D. and Whittam, G. (2009) The measurement of social capital in the entrepreneurial context. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 3(2), pp. 138-151. (doi:10.1108/17506200910960842)

This list was generated on Sat May 25 10:59:50 2019 BST.
Number of items: 12.

Articles

Karlsson, P. S., Gibb, A. and Ferri, P. (2018) A staff/student partnership for bringing the One-Minute Paper into the digital age. Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 4(1),

Moyes, D., Ferri, P., Henderson, F. and Whittam, G. (2015) The stairway to Heaven? The effective use of social capital in new venture creation for a rural business. Journal of Rural Studies, 39, pp. 11-21. (doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.02.004)

Talbot, S., Ferri, P., Whittam, G. and Baynham, C. (2012) Enhancing academic entrepreneurial capability through the creation of new knowledge. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 13(3), pp. 189-199. (doi:10.5367/ijei.2012.0086)

Moyes, D., Whittam, G. and Ferri, P. (2012) A conceptualisation of the relationship capital of rural small service firms. Local Economy, 27(2), pp. 136-151. (doi:10.1177/0269094211428867)

Ferri, P. J., Deakins, D. and Whittam, G. (2009) The measurement of social capital in the entrepreneurial context. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 3(2), pp. 138-151. (doi:10.1108/17506200910960842)

Conference or Workshop Item

Ferri, P., Karlsson, P.S. and Gibb, A. (2018) Discussing the Role of the Digital One Minute Paper (DOMP) in the Modern Classroom. BAM MKE Conference - 'Transforming our Teaching Practice Together', London, UK, 20 Jun 2018.

Dekkers, R. et al. (2018) A UK Model for Innovation Practices: Learning from Market-Niche Dominant SMEs. RNI Congress - Innovation Forum VIII 2018, Nîmes, France, 04-05 Jun 2018.

Gibb, A., Ferri, P. and Karlsson, P. (2018) Introducing the Digital One Minute Paper (DOMP): A Staff- Student Partnership Delivering Improved Student Engagement in Modern, Multi-Cultural Classroom Environments. Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE 2018), Glasgow, UK, 24-25 Apr 2018.

Ferri, P., Karlsson, P.S., Gibb, A. and Keenan, P. (2017) Revisiting the One Minute Paper: Analogue Thinking in the Digital Age. CABS Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2017, 6th Annual Conference, Bristol, UK, 25-26 Apr 2017.

Ferri, P., Karlsson, P., Gibb, A. and Keenan, P. (2017) Feedback to Improve Teaching - the 1-Minute Paper. 10th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 30 Mar 2017.

Conference Proceedings

Dekkers, R. et al. (2017) Uncovering a Model for Innovation Practices Through Excelling SMEs. In: 24th International Conference on Production Research, Poznan, Poland, 30 Jul - 03 Aug 2017, ISBN 9781605955070

Website

Ferri, P., Gibb, A., Karlsson, P. S. and Keenan, P. (2018) Revisiting the one-minute paper in the digital age [blog post]. [Website]

This list was generated on Sat May 25 10:59:50 2019 BST.