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Journal Articles


2010

Higson, H.E. and Liu, K. 'An Integrative Approach to Developing an Intercultural Awareness Strategy in a Multicultural University', The International Journal of Diversity, Vol.10(3), pp.219-230.

Palmer, M. 'Textbook (Non-) Adoption Motives, Legitimizing Strategies and Academic Field Configuration'. Studies in Higher Education, (accepted)

2009 

Basioudis, I. G. and De Lange, P. 'An assessment of the learning benefits of using a web-based learning environment when teaching accounting', Advances in Accounting, Vol.25 (1), pp.13-19.                        

Bullivant, Nicola S., Giannakis, M. and Higson, Helen E. The massification of Higher Education in the UK: aspects of service quality. British Educational Research Journal . ISSN 0141-1926 (Submitted)

Ho, W., Higson, H. E., Dey, P.K., Xu, X. and Bahsoon, R. ‘Measuring performance of virtual learning environment system in higher education’, Quality Assurance in Education, Vol.17(1), pp.6-29. (Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2010 http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/literati/awards.htm?year=2010&PHPSESSID=djcd4j7g829n2ua0rn8mhq99d1)

Loeber, S. and Higson, H.E. ‘Motivation to Study in Higher Education: A Comparison between Germany and Great Britain’, Higher Education in Europe, Vol.34(3), pp.511-521.

McEwen, L et al (including Higson, H. ‘Integrating Employers in Effective Support for Student Work-based Learning in Placements: learning for assessment’, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LATHE) Vol.4: Work-based Learning (accepted).

Palmer, M. O’Kane, P. and Owens, M. ‘Betwixt Spaces: Students’ Accounts of Turning Point Experiences in First Year Transitions’, Studies in Higher Education 34 (2).

2008
Andrews, J. and Higson, H., 'Is Bologna Working? Employer and Graduate Reflections of the Quality Value and Relevance of Business and Management Education in 4 EU countries', International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education (submitted).

Andrews, J. and Higson, H. ‘Graduate Employability, “Soft Skills” versus “Hard” Business Knowledge: A European Study’, Higher Education in Europe 33 (4) (accepted).

Andrews J., Harris M. & Cameron H., ‘All Change? Managers’ Experience of Organizational Change in Theory and Practice’, Journal of Change Management 21 (3) pp 300-315.

Andrews J. & Harris M., ‘Postgraduate Study and Managers Subsequent Work Experience: An Exploratory Evaluation’, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 31 May 2008, pp 1-11.

Andrews J. & Higson H., ‘Conceptualising Graduate Employability: Reflections on a European Study’, The Good Practice Guide to Teaching & Learning, 5. pp 48-51, Aston University, Birmingham. ISBN. 978 1 85449 446 7

Basioudis, I.G., ‘The Introduction of 'Surprise Tests' in Teaching Accounting’, Accounting Education: An International Journal 17 (2) pp 205-208.

Foster, C. & Higson, H. (2008) Involving the Family in Higher Education: do they really matter? Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, Vol 10, No. 2, Article 3.

Higson, H.E., ‘The Journey Towards Cultural Competence’, Speaking English (the Journal of the English Speaking Board International) 41 (1) pp 12-16.

2007
(Baruch, Y) Budhwar, P. S. (with Khatri, N) 'Brain drain: The inclination of international students to stay abroad after their studies' Journal of World Business 42 (2)   pp 99-112.

(Decter, M) Bennett, D. J. (with Leseure, M) 'University to business technology transfer – UK and USA comparisons'  Technovation 27 (3)pp 145-155.

Dey, P.K., Higson, H.E. and Despic, O., ‘Measuring higher education performance using multiple attribute decision-making’, The TQM Magazine (accepted).

Ho, W., Higson, H. E. and Dey, P. K., ‘An Integrated AHP and GP approach for resource allocation in higher education’, International Journal of Innovation and Learning 4 (5) pp 471-486.

Shaw, D. (with Woodford, B. J. & Benwell, G. L.) 'Educating future IS professionals through real-world integration', International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies 1 (1/2) pp 66-83.

Spendlove, M., 'Competencies for effective leadership in higher education', International Journal of Educational Management 21 (5) pp 407-417 (Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award).

2006
(Casu, B) Thanassoulis, E., 'Evaluating cost efficiency in central administrative services in UK universities'  OMEGA International Journal of Management Science 34 (5) pp 417-426.

Higson, H. E. and Filby, J. L., ‘Linking Performance-Related Pay to a Business School’s Mission and Objectives’, International Journal of Management Education 5 (2) pp.33-39.

Ho, W., Dey, P. K., and Higson, H. E., ‘Multiple criteria decision making techniques in higher education’, International Journal of Educational Management 20 (5) pp.319-337.

Jesson, J. (Lacey, F.) How to do (or not to do) a critical literature review Pharmacy Education 6 (2) pp 139-148.

Jesson, J. (with Langley, C, Wilson, K. A. & Hatfield, K.) 'Science or practice?  UK undergraduate experiences and attitudes to the MPharm degree?'  Pharmacy World & Science 28 pp 278-283 (online 17th Nov).

(Wilson, K. A., Langley, C. A.) Jesson, J. (with Hatfield K) 'Mapping teaching, learning and assessment in the MPharm in UK schools of pharmacy'  Pharmacy Journal 277 pp 369-372.

2005
Andrews J., ‘Wheeling Uphill? Reflections on Practice and Methodological Difficulties Encountered in Researching the Experiences of Disabled Volunteers’. Disability & Society 20 (2) pp 201-212.

Andrews J., ‘Altruism or Self-Actualisation? Disabled Volunteers’ Perceptions of the Benefits of Volunteering’,Journal of Volunteer Administration 23 (4) pp 16-22.

Filby, J. L. and Higson, H. E., ‘The Contribution model – a school level funding model’, Perspectives 5, (3), pp.86-91.

(Gustavs, J.) Clegg, S. R. ‘Legitimizing knowledge of the workplace? Exploring critical perspectives on learning partnerships between universities and corporate organizations’, Management Learning 36 (1) pp 9-30.

Higson , H. E. and Bullivant, N. S., ‘Encouraging student to reflect on their employment experience’, HE Academy, on-line publication.

Higson, H. E. and Parkes, E. L., ‘Preparing students for placement’, HE Academy, on-line publication.

(Schäfer, M, Korn, S) Brodbeck, F C (with Wolke, D & Schulz, H) 'Bullying roles in changing contexts: The stability of victim and bully roles from primary to secondary school' International Journal of Behavioral Development 29 (4) pp323-335.

(St Claire Hoare, J.) & Taylor, I. H. 'Implementing an inclusion policy in a primary school: Findings and recommendations from a case study approach'  Improving Schools 8 (3) pp 255-268.

2004
Greasley, A., Bennett, D. J. (with Greasley, K) ‘A virtual learning environment for operations management  Assessing the student’s perspective’,  International Journal of Operations and Production Management 24 (10) pp 974- 993.

(Hatfield, K. & Langley, C. A.) Jesson, J. K. (with Wilson, K. A.) ‘Why apply to study pharmacy? An analysis of UCAS applications to an MPharm degree course’ International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 12 R19.

Jesson, J. (with Wilson, K. A.) ‘The new UK research governance: its impact on pharmacy undergraduate research projects’, Pharmacy Education 4 (1) pp 41-48.

Shaw, D. ‘Creativity and learning through electronic group causal mapping’, International Journal of Innovation and Learning 1 (4) pp 364-377.

2003
(Blass, E.) Davis, A. J. ‘Building on solid foundations: Establishing criteria for e-learning development’  Journal of Further and Higher Education 27 (3) pp 227-245.

(Christ, O.) van Dick, R. (Wagner, U. & Stellmacher, J.) ‘When teachers go the extra mile: Foci of organisational identification as determinants of different forms of organisational citizenship behaviour among schoolteachers’  British Journal of Educational Psychology 73 pp 329-341.

Clegg, S. R. (with Ross-Smith, A.) ‘Revising the boundaries: Management education & learning in a post-positivist world’  Academy of Management, Learning and Education 1 (3) pp 85-99.

van Dick, R. (with Govaris, H., Wagner, U., Kodakos, A.), ’Der Umgang von Lehrerinnen und Lehrern mit interkulturellen Problemsituationen: Eine Untersuchung an Griechischen und Deutschen Lehrkräften  Schoolteachers treatment of intercultural problems: A study in Greece and Germany’ Psychologie in Erziehung und Unterricht 50 pp 342-352.

2002

(Huggins, R.) Izushi, H., ‘The digital divide and ICT learning in rural communities: examples of good practice service delivery’, Local Economy, Vol17, No 2, 111-122.

Jarzabkowski, P., (with Wilson, D.C.) ‘Top teams and strategy in a UK university’, Journal of Management Studies, Vol39, No 3, 355-382.

Jarzabkowski, P., ‘Centralised or decentralised? The strategic implications of resource allocation models’, Higher Education Quarterly, Vol56, No 1, 5-32.

Lowe, A. D., ‘Educational consumer or educational partners: A critical theory analysis’, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol13, No 5/6, 701-704.

Van Dick, R., (with Wagner, U.) ‘Social identification among school teachers: Dimensions, foci and correlates’, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Vol 11, 129-149.

2001
Jesson, J. (with Wilson, K. & Blenkinsopp, A.) ‘The training experience of primary care pharmacists’, The International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Vol9, 119-126.

van Dick, R. (with Wagner, U.) ‘Stress and Strain in Teaching: A structural equation approach’, British Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol71, 243-259.

van Dick, R. (Schnitger, C., Schwartzman-Buchelt, C. & Wagner, U.) ‚Der job diagnostic survey im bildeungsbereich: Eine uberprufung der gultigkeit des job characteristics model bei lehreinnen und lehrern, hochschulangehorigen und erzieherinnen’, Zeitschrift fur Arbeits un Organisationspsychologie, Vol45, 74-92.

(Speed, R.) Saunders, J., ‘Life with Sheepdogs: Alternative metaphorical models of the doctoral research process revisited’, The Marketing Review, 1-15.

(Portela, M.) Thanassoulis, E., ‘Decomposing school and school-type efficiency’, European Journal of Operational Research,  Vol132, 357-373.

Thanassoulis, E. (with Portela, M.) ‘School outcomes: Sharing the responsibility between pupil and school’, Education Economics, Vol10, No 2, 183-207.

1998
Jarzabkowski, P. and Bone, Z. 'A How-To Guide and Checklist for Peer Appraisal of Teaching'. Innovations in Education and Training International Vol 35, No 2, pp177-181


Books & Book Chapters

2010

Higson, H.E., Journey towards cultural competence: developing university teachers, In Vrontis, D., Weber, Y, Kaufmann, R. and Tarba, S. (2009), Managerial and Entrepreneurial Developments in the Mediterranean Area, EuroMed Press: Cyprus (ISBN: 978-9963-634-76-7). http://www.unic.ac.cy/media/business_school/EuroMedProceedings_Salerno_October2009.pdf

Green, J. and Higson, H.E. (editors), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching 7, Aston University, Birmingham.

2009

Green, J. and Higson, H.E. (editors), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching 6, Aston University, Birmingham.

2008

Andrews J. and Higson H. ‘Conceptualising Graduate Employability: Reflections on a European Study’, In Higson, H (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching 5,Aston University. Birmingham, 5, 48-51 (ISBN 978 1 85449 446 7).

Belal, A & Foster, C. ‘Business management, accountancy and finance’ (BMAF) Annual Conference, Aston Business School 2-4 May 2007  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 53-55.

Brookes, N. ‘Using module reviews to enhance learning as a reflective practitioner: A module review examplar’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 42-47.

Higson, H.E. (editor), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching 5, Aston University, Birmingham.

Ho, W. ‘Measuring performance of virtual learning environment system’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 14-25.

Hutchinson, O. ‘Video nasties: Emerging educational technologies’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 8-12.

Jarzabkowski, P. & Giulietti, M. ‘Is strategic management education relevant in practice?’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 26-36.

Jesson, J. and Matheson, L. 'An Introduction to traditional and Systematic Literature Reviews', Sage publishers, due for publication 2010

Palmer, M. ‘Betwixt spaces and university places: Student accounts of turnig points in the first year of transition’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 37-41.

Shaw, D. ‘The apprentice: Making as much money as you can in 24 hours’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham  pp 13-17.

Simpson, G’. & Essex, A. ‘Does attendance matter?’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 5 Aston University: Birmingham pp 3-7.

2007
Albores, P. ‘What’s on your iPOD?:  Using podcasts as a learning aid’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham pp 33-39.

Cooper, S. & Davies, M. ‘The use of activities in lectures’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham pp 30-32.

Grojean, M. & Guillaume, Y.. ‘Using blackboard to augment student learning in large classes: Experiences and lessons learnt from a leadership class’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham  pp 3-7.

Chew, C. ‘Integrating guest speakers’ seminars and online discussion forums as formative learning methods’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham pp 15-22.

Herzfeldt, R. ‘Cultural competence of first-year undergraduates’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham pp 23-29.

Higson, H. E., (editor), ‘Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching’, Vol 4, Aston University.

McDermott, R. ‘Use of workbooks’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham  pp 12-14.

Tissington, P. & Zhou, Q. ‘Preventing the avalanche – how to offer effective learning support to a large student group without becoming snowed under’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 4 Aston University: Birmingham pp 8-11.

2006
Andrews, J. & Harris, M. ‘Lecture content and context: Purely academic or theoretically relevant and useful?  The importance of course evaluation to the management of education’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 28-29.

Brocklebank, J. ‘Accessing electronic readings through the blackboard virtual learning environment’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 6-8.

Butler, M. J. R. ‘Thinking creatively about learning – The reflective mindset’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 30-36.

Clegg B. T. (with Tan B. L.) ‘E-Business Planning and Analysis Framework’ In Khosrow-Pour, M (ed)  Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce Idea-Group. Hershey, USA pp 264-271.

Foster, C. & Higson, H. E. ‘Involving the family widening participation in Aston Business School’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 15-18.

Herzfeldt, R. ‘Intercultural training for international placement students’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 2-5.

Higson, H. E., (editor), ‘Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching’ Vol 3, Aston University.

Higson, H. and Parkes, E., ‘Preparing Aston Business School students for Placements, in Enhancing graduate employability, Becket, N. and Kemp, P. (editors), Threshold Press.

Higson, H. and Bullivant, N. ‘Encouraging Aston Business School students to reflect on their employment experience’, in Enhancing graduate employability, Becket, N. and Kemp, P. (editors), Threshold Press.

Higson, H. E. ‘Training the university teachers of the future: ABS postgraduate trainee academics programme’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 12-14.

Parkes, C. ‘Ethical approval for project dissertations’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 19-22.

Shaw, D. ‘Group viva with Jeremy Paxman’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 9-11.

Smedley, J. ‘E-ntering’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 3 Aston University: Birmingham pp 23-27.

2005
Alpion, D., contributed to ‘Going Global: A Staff Guide to enhancing International Students’ Employability’, Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Service, Sheffield: AGCAS.

Greasley, A., Bennett, D., (with Greasley, K.) ‘Virtual learning environment for operations management – Practical application and student views’ In Machuca J.A.D., Alfalla, R. & Sacristan, M., (eds) ‘Teaching OM Within THENEXOM: Innovative Practices and Links to Research’, @3d/THENEXOM, Sevilla, Spain (11-25).

Smedley, J. K. , ‘Working with blended learning’ in Enhancing Teaching in Higher Education: new approached for improving student learning, London and New York: Routledge.

2004
Basioudis, I. ‘Introduction of “surprise” tests in teaching accounting’  In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp 9-11.

Broderick, A. ‘Teaching others is a great way to learn yourself! Or using ‘student-run’ tutorials for self-reflective learning’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp 3-4.

Butler, M. J. R. ‘Bringing learning outcomes to life – mapping, storytelling and imagination’  In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham pp 14-16.

(Christ, O.) van Dick, R. (with Wagner, U.) ‘Belastung und Beanspruchung bei Lehrern in der Ausbildung’  In Hillert, A & Schmitz, E (eds) Psychosomatische Erkrankungen bei Lehrerinnen und Lehrern  Stuttgart: Schattauer pp 113-119.

Davis, P. ‘Communicating learning through film-based media’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp 17-18.

Giulietti, M. ‘Making reading material ‘come alive’ in discussion groups’  In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp 7-8.

Goddard, R. ‘Broadening students’ learning experiences: A mock exam in company law’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  12-13.

Higson, H. E., (editor), ‘Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching’ Vol 2, Aston University.

Love, D. ‘Teaching operations strategy as hands-on management in a virtual world’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp  19-21.

Palmer, M. ‘Challenging students and activating thinking with rhetorical questions in a lecture setting’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham pp 5-6.

Robins, P. ‘Student feedback, courtesy of ‘E’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp  22-23.

Robins, P. ‘A design studio approach to process learning in business and IT’ In Higson, H E (ed), Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Vol 2, Aston University: Birmingham  pp 24-27.

van Dick, R. (with Wagner, U. & Christ, O.) ‘Belastung und gesundheit im lehrerberuf: Betrachtungsebenen und forschungsergebnisse’  In Hillert, A & Schmitz, E (eds) Psychosomatische Erkrankungen bei Lehrerinnen und Lehrern  Stuttgart: Schattauer pp 39-50.

2003
AbdElsalam, O. ‘Using quick check questions to enhance students’ learning of management accounting’  In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham  pp 14-15.

Edwards, J. ‘Sharing of presentations using blackboard’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham pp 23-24.

Higson, H. E., (editor) ‘Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching’ Vol.1, Aston University.

Jarzabkowski, P. ‘Encouraging non-assessed participation in case presentations’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham pp 6-7.

Kelly, J. ‘Tackling students’ learning passivity: Developing new practices’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham  pp 8-10.

Lee, N. ‘Going live’: Using the internet in real time during lectures’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham  pp18-20.

Parkes, C. ‘Workshop on business ethics’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham  pp 3-5.

Shaw, D. ‘Simulating a hostile meeting’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham  pp 11-13.

Simpson, G. ‘Use of forums and quizzes within blackboard to provide extra help and feedback’ In Higson, H E (ed) Good Practice Guide in Learning and Teaching Aston University: Birmingham pp 25-27.

(Wagner, U.) van Dick, R. (with Christ, O.) ‘Interkulturalität in der Schule’  In Thomas, A Kammhuber, S & Schroll-Machl, S (eds) Handbuch Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kooperation  Band 2: Länder, Kulturen und Interkulturelle Berufstätigkeit  Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: Göttingen pp 377-384.

(Wagner, U., Christ, O.) van Dick, R. ‘Belastungen und Befindlichkeiten von Lehrerinnen und Lehrern im Berufsverlauf’ (Stress and well-being among male and female teachers)  In Abele, A E, Hoff, E H & Hohnerm H U (eds) Frauen und Manner in Akademischen Professionen  Berufsverlaufe und Berufserfolg  Hogrefe: Gottingen  pp 89-96.

2001
Kidd, J.B., ‘Organisational learning is dead! Long live organisational learning!’ In Holzhausen, A., (ed) Can Japan Globalize? Physica-Verlag: Heidelberg, New York, 137-152.

(Wagner U.) van Dick, R. (with Petzel, R. &Auernheimer, G.) ‚Der umgang von lehrerinnen and lehrern mit interkulturellen konflikten’ In Auernheimer, R, van Dick, R, Wagner, U & Petzel, T (eds) Interkulturalitat im Arbeitsfeld Schule Opladen: Leske &Budrich, 17-40.


Published Conference Papers


2008
Foster, C. and Higson, H.E., ‘Parental Influence – the role of parents for students living at home’, The Forum for the Advancement of Continuing Education (FACE), London, July, pp.49-55.


Foster, C. and Higson, H.E., ‘Parental Influence – the role of parents for students living at home’, , London, July, pp.49-55.

Foster, C and Higson, H.E., Understanding the influence of parents In Proceedings of Building Family Capital Conference January.

Paper Slides

2007
Albores, P., Using podcasting as learning aid in Operations Management. Proceedings of the 2007 POMS Conference; Dallas. Dallas, TX.

Andrews J. and Higson H., ‘Modelling Business Graduate Employability: Developing a New Conceptual Framework through Empirical Research’. In Remenyi D. (ed) ECRM 2007:6th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, Reading, pp 1-10 (ISBN 978-1-905305-51-3).

Foster, C. and Higson, H., ‘Parents & Family: Do they really matter?’, Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Annual Conference, July 2007.

Paper // Slides

2005
Foster, C. and Higson, H.E., ‘Involving the family’, the Forum for the Advancement of Continuing Education (FACE), Cork, 6-9 July, pp 114-119.

Robins, P.C. & Higson, H.E., ‘IT and learning in higher education’  In IPSI-2005 Pescara Proceedings International Conference on Advances in the Internet, Processing, Systems and Interdisciplinary Research Pescara, Italy July 27 – Aug 1 (CD ROM Publication).

2004
Brignall, T J S (with Pierce-Brown, R) Administrative efficiency in UK universities  In Neely, A, Kennerley, M & Walters, A (eds) Performance Measurement and Management: Public and Private Centre for Business Performance: Cranfield, 28-30 July pp 147-154

Higson, H E, Jha, S and Foster, C ‘Research and design of programmes that attract and fulfil the needs of Britain’s ethnic groups’, In  Rust. C. (ed) Improving Student Learning: Diversity and Inclusivity, The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development,  Birmingham, September pp 324-344

(Langley, C A) Jesson, J K (with Wilson, K A & Blenkinsopp, A) Graduate training offered to primary care pharmacists by UK schools of pharmacy – changes over the last five years  In Pharmacy Education for the XXI Century  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (EAFP)  La Laguna, Spain 10-13 March pp 26-27.

Robins, PC & Higson, HE IT and learning in higher education In IPSI-2005 Pescara Proceedings International Conference on Advances in the Internet, Processing, Systems and Interdisciplinary Research Pescara, Italy July 27-Aug 1 (CD ROM publication)

2003
(Decter, M) Bennett, D Factors affecting the success of university to business transfer – A UK and USA comparative study In Hosni, Y, Khalil, T & Morel-Guimaraes, L (eds) From information to knowledge to competencies: Key success factors for innovation and sustainable development Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Management of Technology May 13-15 Nancy France, pp 27-36


Working Papers


2009

Manochin, M. & Cooper, S. 'Teaching research and researching to learn: worlds apart?' Aston Business School, Aston University

2007
Butler, M. & Reddy, P. 'Developing critical analysis through enquiry-based learning and storytelling - their positive impact and student learning'. Aston Business School, Aston University.


Butler, M. & Reddy, P. 'Developing critical analysis through enquiry-based learning and storytelling - their positive impact and student learning'. Aston Business School, Aston University.

Butler, M. 'Inquiring how a lecturer keeps learning about their teaching - a personal history case study on reflective imagination'. Aston Business School, Aston University (submitted to International Journal of Quality and Standards).

Fischer, K. & Simpson, G. 'A Diversified Teaching Strategy for Teaching Quantitative Techniques to First Year Business Student'. Aston Business School, Aston University (submitted to Studies in HE).

Palmer, M., O'Kane, P. & Owens, M. 'Betwixt Spaces and University Places: Student Accounts of Turning Points in the First Year Transition'. Aston Business School, Aston University (submitted to Studies in HE).

2006
Andrews, J, Higson, H & Bullivant N 'A Chance to Develop and Grow: Work based learning through formal paid placements - student and employer perspectives'. Aston Business School, Aston University

Andrews, J & Higson, H 'MISLEM PROJECT - Graduate Employability: An Exploratory Study'. Aston Business School, Aston University

Andrews, J & Higson, H 'Mislem – Pilot Study, Interim Report'. Aston Business School, Aston University

Brodbeck, FC, Guillaume YRF & Lee, N 'Diversity as a Multilevel Construct: Predicting Cross-Level Interaction Effects on Member Performance' Aston Business School, Aston University

Spendlove M 'Knowledge transfer between SMEs & Business Schools: Opportunities and Barriers' Aston Business School, Aston University

Spendlove M 'Competencies for effective leadership in Higher Education'. Aston Business School, Aston University

2005
Andrews, J. & Higson, H 'Management in Higher Education: A Literature Review For The Mislem Project'. Aston Business School, Aston University

Foster, C and Higson, H ‘Research and Design of Programmes that attract and fulfil the needs of Britain’s ethnic groups: phase 2: involving and informing the family’, Aston University

Jesson, J K, ‘Effective Literature Reviewing A Resource for Doing Your Academic Research Project, Aston Business School, Birmingham

Jesson, J K and Lacey, F M, ‘Effective Literature Reviewing A Resource for Doing Your Academic Pharmacy Research Project, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham

2004
Basioudis, I G (with de Lange, P) An assessment of the learning benefits of using a web-based learning environment when teaching accounting RP0425 Aston Business School: Birmingham

2003
(Casu, B) Thanassoulis, E Evaluating cost efficiency in central administrative services in UK universities  RP0303 Aston Business School: Birmingham

Simpson, G & Thanassoulis  Girls’ and boys’ GCSE results: A comparison of efficiencies of single sex and mixed schools using DEA Aston Business School: Birmingham

Thanassoulis, E, Simpson, G & Battisti, G (with Charlesworth, A) Data Envelopment Analysis and multi level modelling as alternative methods for assessing pupil and school performance  DfES Paper

Belal, A Students’ attitudes towards EQL-Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) courseware Sheffield University Management School, Working Paper Series 13

2002
Edwards, JS, Collier, PM & Shaw, D Making a journey in knowledge management RP0214 Aston Business School, Birmingham

(Portela, M) & Thanassoulis, E Closest targets in non-orientated DEA models RP0205 Aston Business School, Birmingham

(Portela, M) & Thanassoulis, E Profit efficiency in DEA RP0206 Aston Business School, Birmingham

Shaw, D Evaluating electronic brainstorms using new techniques to analyse the brainstormed ideas RP0203 Aston Business School Working Paper, Birmingham

Shaw, D (Eden, C & Ackermann, F)Evaluating group support systems: Improving brainstorming research methodology RP0209 Aston Business School, Birmingham

Shaw, D Structuring electronic causal maps during group workshops RP0211 Aston Business School, Birmingham

Shaw, D (with Eden, C & Ackermann, F) Evaluating GSSs: Improving research methodology WP2002-05 Strathclyde Graduate School of Business: Glasgow


Official Reports

2008
Andrews, J. & Higson, H. "Quality Assurance & Quality Enhancement Review". Aston University, Birmingham.

2007
Andrews, J. & Higson, H. "Education, Employment and Graduate Employability: Project Manual". Aston University, Birmingham. ISBN 9781854494412.

2006
Ivory, C., Miskell, P., Shipton, H., White, A., Moeslin, K. & Neely, A. ' UK Business Schools: Historical contexts and future scenarios'. Summary Report from an EBK/ AIM Management Research Forum.

Ivory, C., Miskell, P., Shipton, H., White, A., Moeslin, K. & Neely, A.. 'The Future of Business Schools in the UK: finding a path to success'. AIM Advisory Report.

2005
(Johnes, G, Johnes, J) Thanassoulis, E (Lenton, P & Emrouznejad, A) An Exploratory Analysis of the Cost Structure of Higher Education in England  DfES Research Report 641

Grojean, M, Collier, P, Griffiths, G & Bass C Executive and Organisational Development 5 year plan for the re-engineering of the Management Development Programme Aston Business School

2004
(Schafer, M, Korn, S) Brodbeck, FC (with Wolker, D & Schulz, H) Bullying roles in changing contexts: The stability of the victim and bully roles from primary to secondary school Research Report 165 Maximilians-University: Germany

2003
Battisti, G, Simpson, G & Thanassoulis, E  DEA assessment at pupil level  Final Report Document Aston Business School

(Schafer, M, Korn, S) Brodbeck, F C (with Wolker, D & Schulz, H) Bullying roles in changing contexts: The stability of victim and bully roles from primary to secondary school Research Report 165 Maximilians-University: Germany

(Johnes, J, Johnes, G) Thanassoulis, E (with Emrouznejad, A) The cost structure of the UK Higher Education Sector Stage 1 Phase 1 Literature Review

Thanassoulis, E (with Johnes, J, Johnes, G & Emrouznejad, A) The cost structure of the UK Higher Education Sector, Stage 1 Final Report

Thanassoulis, E (with Johnes, J, Johnes, G & Emrouznejad, A) The cost structure of the UK Higher Education Sector, Stage 1 Phase 2

Thanassoulis, E (with Johnes, J, Johnes, G & Emrouznejad, A) The cost structure of the UK Higher Education Sector, Stage 1 Phase 3

(Wilson, K A), Jesson, J, (Langley CA et al), ‘MPharm Programmes: Where are we now?’ A report for the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust, RPSGB, London


Conference Presentations

 

2010

Frech, B., Schmalzer, T., Wallner, K. and Wenzel, R., 'Revitalizing European Labour Markets by Knowledge Exchange and Mutual Learning' Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES), Athens, Greece, October

Liu, K. and Higson, H., 'An Integrative Approach of Developing an Intercultural Awareness Strategy in a Multicultural University', Tenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July


2009 

Bullivant, N. and Higson H., ‘Learning to reflect through technology, to enhance employability’, HE Academy Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance Subject Centre, Cardiff, April.

Bullivant, N., 'Using Technology to Enhance Students’ Reflections', Telling Stories Conference, Wolverhampton, June.

Foster, C. and Higson, H., 'Settling in to the First Year – Parents as an influencing factor', UK National Transition Conference, London, April.

Foster, C., 'The Role of the Personal Advisors at Aston Business School', Third International Personal Tutoring and Academic Advising Conference: Improving student success, Edge Hill University, Liverpool, April.

Foster, C., 'Creating a positive learning environment for Non-EU students - the role of academic support', FACE Annual Conference, Staffordshire University, July.

Foster, C., 'Parents & Family - are they important to Higher Education?', Open University CWP Seminar Series, October.

Hall, M., Higson, H. and Bullivant, N. ‘The role of the undergraduate work placement in developing employment competences: Results from a 5 year study of employers’, Developing Competences in the World of Work and Education Conference (Decowe), Ljubljana, Slovenia, September.

Higson, H.E., ‘The Journey Towards Cultural Competence: first interventions’. HE Academy Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance Subject Centre, Cardiff, April.

Higson, H.E. ‘Cultural Implications of Diverse Teams: a review of cutting edge research’, Global Workforce Summit, Worldwide ERC, invited key note, London, June.

Higson, H.E. ‘The Employers’ perspective’, an invited talk for the Creative Training and Development Forum, Arts and Business, Birmingham, November. 

Higson, H.E. ‘Intercultural Competence: Maximising the learning of diverse student groups via innovative intercultural awareness training’, InterLandD seminar, Harnessing Diversity in Workplaces, Aston, Birmingham, November.

Higson, H.E. ‘Providing an excellent service with less money and more students’, Improving Progression Routes to Higher Education, invited key note, EMap, London, December.

Higson, H.E., Gladstone-Millar, C. and Teeling, S. ‘Supporting the Development of New Academic Staff in Business Disciplines’, HELM seminar, Aston University, December.

Keenan, C and Cox, R. 'Finding Placements:  The Importance of Peer to Peer Interaction Amongst Students', BMAF Employability Specialist Interest Group Workshop on ‘Preparing for Placement’, Coventry, November. 

Manoching, M. & Cooper, S., ‘Teaching research and researching to learn: worlds apart?’ British Accounting Association – Accounting Education SIG, Essex University, May.

Palmer, M, O’Kane, P. and Hall, M., 'Academic Myopia? Understanding Academic Influence from the Selection Practices of Management Textbooks', Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Marketing. Minho University, Portugal. April.

Palmer, M 'What Failure? Okay, Who’s to Blame? Revisiting the Success-Failure Balance in (Retail) Management Pedagogy'. 17th International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades, University of Surrey, England. June, 28-30.

2008

Andrews, J., 'Learning for Life? The Pedagogical Value of Learning Support Services in Higher Education', SRHE Conference, December.

Foster. C. & Higson, H. 'Parental Influence: The role of parents for students living at home'. Building Family Capital Conference, January.

2007
Andrews, J. & Higson, H., ‘Enterprise and Entrepreneurship through Experience: Student & employer perspectives of the value of work-based learning in promoting entrepreneurialism’, Higher Education Academy, BMAF annual conference, Aston University, May.

Andrews, J. & Higson, H., ‘Modeling Business Graduate Employability: Developing a New Conceptual Framework through Empirical Research’, ECRM annual conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2007. (European Conference on Research Methodology in Business and Management Studies).

Basioudis I G, DeLange P, Suwardy T, and Wells P., ‘Accounting students’ perceptions of a learning management system: an international comparison’, American Accounting Association annual meeting, Chicago-USA, August.

Bullivant, N. S., Herzfeldt, G. & Higson, H. E. ‘Preparing students to work overseas and supporting them throughout their time overseas’, GIIC Conference, Seoul.

Bullivant, N. S. & Higson, H. E., ‘Encouraging students to take international placements: A Business Schools perspective’, GIIC Conference, Seoul.

Foster, C. & Higson, H., ‘Supporting students who live at home: partnership as a key to success?’, BMAF Annual Conference (Higher Education Academy), Aston University, May.

Foster, C. & Higson, H., 'Parental Influence - the role of parents for students living at home', FACE Conference, July.

Foster, C. & Higson, H., ‘Parents & Family: Do they really matter?’, Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Annual Conference, July.

Higson, H., 'Case Study on How a Business School has responded to the NSS: Aston Business School', Association of Business Schools Conference, Aston University, June.

Higson, H., 'The Undergraduate Learning Expereince, the National Student Survey, and how business schools can improve services and students' perceptions', Association of Business Schools Senior Managers Network, Association of Business Schools, June.

Higson, H., 'Working Smarter not Harder: the virtuous circle of linking teaching and research' key note seminar to 'Foundation fro management Education Fellows' workshop, Birmingham, August.

Howell, C. ‘Introduction to the Aims of the European Intellectual Property Teachers’ Network’, European Intellectual Property Teachers Network Conference, Aston University, June.

Ivory, I., Miskell, P., Shipton, H., White, A. & Neely. A., 'Applied or Scholarly research: Is there a trade off in UK Business Schools?', British Academy of Management Conference (BAM), September.

2006

Andrews,  J and Higson, H ‘Professionalism and Quality in European Business Courses’, Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 30 March.

Andrews, J. & Higson, H ' Higher Education, Harmonisation, and Graduate Employability: Graduate & Employer Perceptions in a Borderless Europe'. Higher Education Authority Conference into Research into HE, Oxford, April.

Andrews, J. & Higson, H. ' Graduate Employability: Are Graduates Meeting Employer Needs?'. Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference, Brighton, December.

Basioudis I, de Lange P, Suwardy T, & Wells P 'Accounting Students’ Perceptions of a Learning Management System: An International Comparison. European Accounting Association Conference, Dublin, 22-24 March.

Foster, C ‘Involving the Family: the Role of the Family in Academic Achievement’, Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 30 March.

Foster, C ‘Involving the Family’, BMAF Annual Conference 6-7 April.

Foster, C ‘Involving the Family’, Learning & Teaching Galway 8-9 June.

Foster, C ‘Involving the Family’, Higher Education Academy Annual Conference 3-5 July.

2005

Basioudis I G and P DeLange, ‘An assessment of the learning benefits of using a web-based learning environment when teaching accounting’, European Accounting Association annual conference, Gothenberg-Sweden.

Belal, A., ‘Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of EQL – a computer-assisted learning courseware’, British Accounting Association - Special Interest Group in Accounting Education Annual Conference, Aberdeen, 25-27 May.

Bullivant, N S, ‘Reflective Learning through Log Books/Journals’,  ASET Integrating Work and Learning Conference, York, 6th-8th September.

(Hatfield, K, Wilson, K) Jesson, J (et al), ‘Pharmacy career choices and expectations – but what is a career?’ Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference, Reading.

Higson, H E and Filby, J L, ‘Running a Professional Academic-Related team in an academic environment’, HE Academy BEST Conference, Ealing, London.

Higson, H E and Smedley, J K, ‘Specialist Skills for International Students’, HE Academy BEST Conference, Ealing, London.

Higson, H E ‘Supporting students from outside the EU’, EFMD Dean’s Conference, INSEAD, France.

Higson, H E, ‘Enhancing student learning via work experience’, EFMD, Undergraduate Education meeting, Madrid, Spain 29 September-2nd October.

Jesson, J K (Wilson, K A et al), ‘Science or practice? Undergraduate opinions’, BPC, Manchester

(Langley, C A, Wilson, K A) Jesson J K (et al) ‘Multidisciplinary learning in the MPharm degree’, BPC, Manchester

(Langley, C A, Wilson, K A) Jesson J K (et al) ‘The undergraduate research project: evidence from the 2004 teaching, learning and assessment study, BPC, Manchester

Robins, P C and Higson, H E ‘IT and Learning in Higher Education’, IPSI, Pescara, Italy, 27 July-1 August.

Spendlove, M ‘Knowledge transfer between SMEs and Business Schools: Opportunities and Barriers’, the International Small Business and Enterprise Conference, Blackpool, 1-3 November

(Wilson, K A) Jesson J K and (Davies M), ‘A preliminary evaluation of community pharmacy management training’, BPC, Manchester

(Wilson, K), Jesson J (Langley, C, et al), ‘The undergraduate research project: evidence from the 2004 teaching, learning and assessment study’, Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference, Reading

2004

Basioudis (with DeLange) gave a presentation at the European Accounting Association Annual Conference 2004 on ‘An assessment of the learning benefits of using a virtual learning environment when teaching accounting’

Hamilton-Jones, J K and Higson, H E, ‘Internationalising the student teaching and learning experience’, LTSN BEST Conference, Edinburgh

Higson, HE, Jha, S & Foster C Research and design of programmes that attract and fulfil the needs of Britain’s Ethnic Groups’ Improving Student Learning Symposium, Birmingham

(Langley, C A) Jesson, J K (with Wilson, K A & Blenkinsopp, A) Graduate training offered to primary care pharmacists by UK schools of pharmacy – changes over the last five years  In PharmacyEducation for the XXI Century  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (EAFP)  La Laguna, Spain 10-13 March pp 26-27

Robins, P and Love, D ‘The Design and Piloting of an eBusinss Design Studio’ IPSI, Pescara, Italy, July 28-August 2


Grants

2008/10

ESRC Knowledge Dissemination Seminar Series, “Trends in Modern Operations Management” £18,100  B Clegg, P Dey and P Burcher (with J MacBryde).

2008/9

Centre for Learning, Innovation and Professional Practice funding, to fund HELM Administrator/Research Assistant £21,000.

2007-2009

Centre for Learning, Innovation and Professional Practice funding, to fund HELM Research Fellow £34,000.

2007

HEAcademy project funding with University of Gloucestershire ‘Supporting Student Learning in the Workplace’ £4,000.

EU Commission Leonardo Research grant £1,000.

Write Now CETL small research grant with Peter Reddy and Jane Andrews £2,250.

2007/8

HEFCE Widening Participation Grant £43,000.

2006/7

HEFCE Learning and Teaching CETL initiative, roll out partner for Write Now CETL with Liverpool Hope and London Metropolitan Universities £70,000 and then a further £16,500 followed by annual grants of writing mentors of £6,500.

2006/7

HEFCE Widening Participation Grant £42,000.

2005/07

EU Commission Leonardo Research Grant £58,000.

2005/6

HEFCE (TQEF) Grant to assess effective feedback to large classes (with Edwards, J. S.) £5,000.

2005/06

HEFCE Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (£5,000).

2005

Leonardo Da Vinci grant for teaching and exchanging good practice between institutions, (Basioudis, I. G.) £1,600.

2003/06

HEFCE Widening Participation Grant £105,000.

2003/05

HEFCE Teaching and Learning (TQEF) Grant to develop academic support for international foundation programme students £3,500.

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research