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Professor Abby Ghobadian

Professor of Management

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Specialisms

  • Strategic Cognition, 
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation, 
  • Business Strategy and Supply Chain Interface, 
  • Organisational Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, 
  • Corporate Responsibility

Location

Room GB5, Greenlands campus

Professor Abby Ghobadian is a Professor of Management at Henley Business School, having joined in 2007 and previously holding roles of Academic Dean and the Department Head of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour.

Abby's research interests lie in examining the reasons for heterogeneous organisational performance and how organisational performance can be improved. He has published more than 110 refereed articles in major journals, 7 research monographs, 2 edited books, more than 50 books chapters, and more than 130 conference papers.

Abby is an experienced PhD supervisor, having supervised over 30 doctoral students to completion.

Abby chaired the British Academy of Management (BAM) and is a past president of BAM. Previously he served on the ABS’s executive committee and chaired its research committee. He also served on the Chartered Management Institute’s academic advisory council as well as the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ business school task force, the All Parliamentary Party Group (AAPG) on the future of management and as a member of working party establishing standards for level 7 apprenticeship Masters.

Abby is the co-editor of the Journal of Strategy and Management. He serves on the editorial board of journals in the UK, USA and Hungary. He is a member of the Economic and Social Research Council’s peer review college and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Pecs, Hungary in 2004. He was elected a fellow of BAM in 2008 and a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2010. Abby was made a Companion of Chartered Management Institute in 2014.

Reference: Hitt, M., A., Sirmon, D., G., Li, Y., Ghobadian, A. , Arregle, J.-L. and Xu, K. (2020) Institutions, industries and entrepreneurial versus advantage-based strategies: how complex, nested environments affect strategic choice. Journal of Management and Governance. ISSN 1385-3457 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10997-020-09504-2
Reference: Wu, Q., He, Q., O’Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2019) Developing innovation strategies and capabilities through institutional interactions: a longitudinal study of China’s telecommunications industry. British Academy of Management. (In Press)
Reference: Cherrafi, A., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, V., Mishra, N., Ghobadian, A. and Elfezazi, S. (2018) Lean, green practices and process innovation: a model for green supply chain performance. International Journal of Production Economics, 206. pp. 79-92. ISSN 0925-5273 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2018.09.031
Reference: He, Q., Gallear, D., Ghobadian, A. and Ramanathan, R. (2019) Managing knowledge in supply chains: a catalyst to triple bottom line sustainability. Production Planning and Control, 30 (5-6). pp. 448-463. ISSN 0953-7287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1501814
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Talavera Fabra, I. , Bhattacharya, A., Kumar, V., Arturo Garza-Reyes, J. and O'Regan, N. (2020) Examining legitimatisation of additive manufacturing in the interplay between innovation, lean manufacturing and sustainability. International Journal of Production Economics, 219. pp. 457-468. ISSN 0925-5273 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2018.06.001
Reference: Heim, I. , Han, T. and Ghobadian, A. (2018) Value co-creation in ICT services company: a case study of a cross-border acquisition. Journal of East-West Business, 24 (4). pp. 319-338. ISSN 1528-6959 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10669868.2018.1467841
Reference: Pati, R. K., Nandakumar, M. K., Ghobadian, A. , Ireland, R. D. and O'Regan, N. (2018) Business model design–performance relationship under external and internal contingencies: evidence from SMEs in an emerging economy. Long Range Planning, 51 (5). pp. 750-769. ISSN 0024-6301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2018.01.001
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , O'Regan, N. and Kling, G. (2017) R&D investment, efficiency and shareholder value creation of foreign subsidiaries in the UK. In: The Academy of Management Conference, 5 - 9 August 2016, Anaheim, CA.
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Gallear, D. and He, Q. (2017) Studies of strategic alliance knowledge transfer from 1990 to 2016: a review of research methodology. In: The British Academy of Management Conference, 5th - 7th September 2017, Warwick, UK.
Reference: Ghobadian, A. (2017) Higher education in management: the case of the UK. In: Dameron, S. and Durand, T. (eds.) The Future of Management Education. Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 205-253. ISBN 9781137560896 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-56091-9_7
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Stainer, A., Liu, J. and Kiss, T. (2016) A computerised vendor rating system. In: Pawar, K. S. , Rogers, H. , Potter, A. and Naim, M. (eds.) Developments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Past, Present and Future. Springer Link, pp. 103-112. ISBN 9781349558483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137541253_10
Reference: Li, W. , Liu, K. , Belitski, M. , Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2016) e-Leadership through strategic alignment: an empirical study of small- and medium-sized enterprises in the digital age. Journal of Information Technology, 31 (2). pp. 185-206. ISSN 0268-3962 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/jit.2016.10
Reference: Hillenbrand, C. , Money, K. and Ghobadian, A. (2015) Corporate responsibility and stakeholder relationship impact. In: Lawton, T. C. and Tazeeb, S. R. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Non-Market Strategy. Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting. Routledge. ISBN 9780415712316
Reference: Ramanathan, R., He, Q., Black, A., Ghobadian, A. and Gallear, D. (2017) Environmental regulations, innovation and firm performance: a revisit of the Porter hypothesis. Journal of Cleaner Production, 155. pp. 79-92. ISSN 0959-6526 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.08.116
Reference: Beh, L.-S., Ghobadian, A. , He, Q., Gallear, D. and O'Regan, N. (2016) Second-life retailing: a reverse supply chain perspective. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 21 (2). pp. 259-272. ISSN 1359-8546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-07-2015-0296
Reference: He, Q., Ghobadian, A. , Gallear, D., Beh, L.-S. and O'Regan, N. (2016) Towards conceptualizing reverse service supply chains. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 21 (2). pp. 166-179. ISSN 1359-8546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-01-2015-0035
Reference: Pacheco, G., van der Westhuizen, D. W., Ghobadian, A. , Webber, D. J. and O'Regan, N. (2016) The changing influence of societal culture on job satisfaction across Europe. British Journal of Management. ISSN 1045-3172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12150
Reference: West, B., Hillenbrand, C. , Money, K. , Ghobadian, A. and Ireland, R. D. (2016) Exploring the impact of social axioms on firm reputation: a stakeholder perspective. British Journal of Management, 27 (2). pp. 249-270. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12153
Reference: Kling, G., Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2013) Mergers and acquisitions: driving the growth of MNEs. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2013 (1). p. 12698. ISSN 0065-0668 doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2013.12698abstract
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2014) A case study and interview with Jill McDonald CEO and President of McDonald's Northern Europe Division. Journal of Strategy and Management, 7 (1). pp. 87-100. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSMA-12-2013-0066
Reference: Phillips, W., Lee, H., Ghobadian, A. , O'Reagan, N. and James, P. (2015) Social innovation and social entrepreneurship a systematic review. Group & Organization Management, 40 (3). pp. 428-461. ISSN 1059-6011 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059601114560063
Reference: Liedong, T. A., Ghobadian, A. , Rajwani, T. and O'Regan, N. (2015) Toward a view of complementarity trust and policy influence effects of corporate social responsibility and corporate political activity. Group & Organization Management, 40 (3). pp. 405-427. ISSN 1059-6011 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059601114560064
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Money, K. and Hillenbrand, C. (2015) Corporate responsibility research: past – present – future. Group & Organization Management, 40 (3). pp. 271-294. ISSN 1059-6011 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059601115590320
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Rugman, A. M. and Tung, R. L. (2014) Strategies for firm globalization and regionalization. British Journal of Management, 25. S1-S5. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12045
Reference: Sarpong, D., Maclean, M., O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2013) Relational pluralism: organizational foresight in practice. Academy of Management Proceedings. doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2013.48
Reference: Kumar, V., Holt, D., Ghobadian, A. and Garza-Reyes, J. A. (2015) Developing green supply chain management taxonomy-based decision support system. International Journal of Production Research, 53 (21). pp. 6372-6389. ISSN 0020-7543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2014.917215
Reference: Gallear, D., Ghobadian, A. and He, Q. (2015) The mediating effect of environmental and ethical behaviour on supply chain partnership decisions and management appreciation of supplier partnership risks. International Journal of Production Research, 53 (21). pp. 6455-6472. ISSN 0020-7543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2014.937010
Reference: Yehuda, B., Ghobadian, A. and Ozbilgin, M. (2013) Open access – the wrong response to a complex question: the case of the Finch report. British Journal of Management, 24 (2). pp. 147-155. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12016
Reference: O'Regan, N., Kling, G., Ghobadian, A. and Perren, L. (2012) Strategic positioning and grand strategies for high-technology SMEs. Strategic Change, 21 (5-6). pp. 199-215. ISSN 1099-1697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.1904 (Special issue 'Entrepreneurship and innovation')
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2010) Revitalising an oil giant: An interview with Dr Tony Hayward, Chief Executive of BP. Journal of Strategy and Management, 3 (2). pp. 174-183. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251011041805
Reference: Gallear, D., Ghobadian, A. , Li, Y., O'Regan, N., Childerhouse, P. and Naim, M. (2013) An environmental uncertainty-based diagnostic reference tool for evaluating the performance of supply chain value streams. Production Planning and Control, 25 (13-14). pp. 1182-1197. ISSN 0953-7287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2013.808838
Reference: Kling, G., Ghobadian, A. , Hitt, M. A., Weitzel, U. and O'Regan, N. (2014) The effects of cross-border and cross-industry mergers and acquisitions on home-region and global multinational enterprises. British Journal of Management, 25 (S1). S116-S132. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12023
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2012) John Lewis Partnership lessons in logical incrementalism and organic growth: a case study and interview with the Chairman, Mr Charlie Mayfield. Journal of Strategy and Management, 5 (1). pp. 103-112. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251211200473
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2011) Successful strategy making in Bupa not-for-profit provident: a case study and interview with Mr Ray King, chief executive of Bupa. Journal of Strategy and Management, 4 (4). pp. 422-431. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251111181043
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2011) Building from scratch a marketing services giant by acquisition: case study and interview with Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of WPP. Journal of Strategy and Management, 4 (3). pp. 289-300. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251111152298
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2011) BSkyB transformation from a new loss-making venture to a successful organisation: case study and interview with Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive of British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc. Journal of Strategy and Management, 4 (2). pp. 180-190. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251111128646
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2011) Rescuing a telecom giant from the jaws of bankruptcy: a case study and an interview with Sir Richard Lapthorne, chairman of Cable & Wireless. Journal of Strategy and Management, 4 (1). pp. 82-91. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251111110131
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2010) Risking the ire of investors in pursuit of long-term value: an interview with Cynthia Carroll, the CEO of Anglo American plc. Journal of Strategy and Management, 3 (4). pp. 393-401. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251011092737
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2010) Creating a world class business through a merger of two equals: an interview with Paul Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of Diageo Plc. Journal of Strategy and Management, 3 (3). pp. 285-298. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251011064864
Reference: Nandkumar, M. K., Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2010) Business level strategy and performance: the moderating effects of environment and structure. Management Decision, 48 (6). pp. 907-939. ISSN 0025-1747 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/00251741011053460
Reference: Fitzroy, P., Hulbert, J. and Ghobadian, A. (2011) Strategic management: the challenge of creating value. Routledge, London, pp670. ISBN 9780415567640
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2010) A serial successful strategic transformer of business: An interview with Anthony Habgood, Chairman of Whitbread Plc, Reed Elsevier Plc and former CEO and Chairman, Bunzl Plc. Journal of Strategy and Management, 3 (1). pp. 72-78. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554251011019422
Reference: Nandakumar, M. K., Ghobadian, A. and O'regan, N. (2011) Generic strategies and performance: evidence from manufacturing firms. International Journal of Productivity & Performance Management, 60 (3). pp. 222-257. ISSN 1741-0401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17410401111111970
Reference: He, Q., Ghobadian, A. and Gallear, D. (2013) Knowledge acquisition in supply chain partnerships: the role of power. International Journal of Production Economics, 141 (2). pp. 605-601. ISSN 0925-5273 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2012.09.019
Reference: Jones, O., Ghobadian, A. , O'Regan, N. and Antcliff, V. (2013) Dynamic capabilities in a sixth generation family firm: entrepreneurship and the Bibby Line. Business History, 55 (6). pp. 910-941. ISSN 1743-7938 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00076791.2012.744590
Reference: Gallear, D., Ghobadian, A. and Chen, W. (2012) Corporate responsibility, supply chain partnership and performance: An empirical examination. International Journal of Production Economics, 140 (1). pp. 83-91. ISSN 0925-5273 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2012.01.016
Reference: Hillenbrand, C. , Money, K. and Ghobadian, A. (2013) Unpacking the mechanism by which corporate responsibility impacts stakeholder relationships. British Journal of Management, 24 (1). pp. 127-146. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2011.00794.x
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and Viney, H. (2002) Strategic reorientation in former public utilities: the example of UK electricity. Management Decision, 40 (7). pp. 634-646. ISSN 0025-1747 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/00251740210438463
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Mole, K. and O'Regan, N. (2003) New process technologies: barriers to adoption in small firms. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 5 (5-6). pp. 549-562. ISSN 1741-5195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMTM.2003.003709
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2004) Leadership and strategy: making it happen. Journal of General Management, 29 (3). pp. 76-92. ISSN 0306-3070
Reference: Mole, K., Ghobadian, A. , O'Regan, N. and Liu, J. (2004) The use and deployment of soft process technologies within UK manufacturing SMEs: an empirical assessment using logit models. Journal of Small Business Management, 42 (3). pp. 303-324. ISSN 1540-627X doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-627X.2004.00113.x
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2005) Strategic planning—a comparison of high and low technology manufacturing small firms. Technovation, 25 (10). pp. 1107-1117. ISSN 0166-4972 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0166-4972(03)00091-9
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Gallear, D., Li, R. and Clear, F. (2007) Supply chain purchasing strategy: a model and key determinants. International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking, 2 (1). pp. 71-87. ISSN 1741-816X doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPMB.2007.013333
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Gallear, D. and Hopkins, M. (2007) TQM and CSR nexus. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 24 (7). pp. 704-721. ISSN 0265-671X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/02656710710774683 (special issue 'Quality management and CSR')
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Gallear, D., Viney, H. and O'Regan, N. (2007) Public sector performance improvement through private sector management practices: a satisfactory solution? International Journal of Business Performance Management, 9 (4). pp. 363-379. ISSN 1741-5039 doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBPM.2007.013360
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , O'Regan, N., Thomas, H. and Gallera, D. (2007) Introduction. Management Decision, 45 (3). pp. 318-326. ISSN 0025-1747 (special issue 'Hierarchy of strategy – the state of play')
Reference: Veeti, M.K., Ghobadian, A. , O'Regan, N. and Gallear, D. (2008) Generic strategies and performance. In: British Academy of Management , Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)
Reference: O'Regan, N., Sims, M. and Ghobadian, A. (2008) Outsourcing: enhancing organisational performance. In: British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)
Reference: O'Regan, N., Ghobadian, A. and Sims, M. (2008) Does R&D really drive competitive advantage and performance? International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 15 (3-4). pp. 376-403. ISSN 1741-5195 (special issue 'Cost engineering')
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Urwin, P., O'Regan, N. and Gallear, D. (2008) Ownership and the strategic behaviour of small and medium size manufacturing firms. In: British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)
Reference: Gallear, D. and Ghobadian, A. (2008) An explanatory study of partner selection and retention decisions and risk perceptions on buyers-suppliers partnership orientation. In: Proceeding of British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2008) Where do we fit in the swings and roundabouts of strategy? Journal of Strategy and Management, 1 (1). pp. 5-14. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250810912721
Reference: Ghobadian, A. (2005) The implication of changing environments for business education. Business Leadership Review , 2 (1). pp. 1-8.
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , O'Regan, N., Thomas, H. and Liu, J. (2008) Formal strategic planning, operating environment, size, sector and performance: evidence from the UK's manufacturing SMEs. Journal of General Management, 34 (2). pp. 1-20. ISSN 0306-3070
Reference: O'Regan, N., Ghobadian, A. and Ahmed, S.J. (2008) Drivers of strategic direction in high technology small firms. In: Oakey, R., Groen, A., Van Der Sijde, P. and Cook, G. (eds.) New technology-based firms in the new millennium. Emerald, pp. 219-237. ISBN 9780080554488 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1876-0228(08)06014-6
Reference: Gallear, D., Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2008) Digital/web-based technology in purchasing and supply management: a UK study. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 19 (3). pp. 346-360. ISSN 1741-038X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17410380810853777 (special issue 'Inter-company collaboration')
Reference: O'Regan, N., Kling, G. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) Back to the future: organic growth driving shareholder value. In: Strategic Management Society: Strategies in an uncertain world, 11-14 Oct, Washington DC, USA.
Reference: O’Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) An iterview with Sir Michael Rake, Chairman of BT. Journal of Strategy and Management, 2 (3). pp. 288-295. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250910982516
Reference: O’Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) Successful strategic re-orientation: lessons from Cadbury's experience: an interview with Todd Stitzer, Chief Executive of Cadbury. Journal of Strategy and Management, 2 (4). pp. 405-412. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250911003863
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) Building a FTSE 100 company by hitting the sweet spot of strategy: an interview with Rod Aldridge OBE. Journal of Strategy and Management, 2 (2). pp. 188-195. ISSN 1755-425X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250910965335
Reference: Kling, G., Ghobadian, A. and O’Regan, N. (2009) Organic growth and shareholder value: a case study of the insurance industry. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 26 (4). pp. 276-283. ISSN 0167-8116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijresmar.2009.08.002
Reference: Holt, D. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) An empirical study of green supply chain management practices amongst UK manufacturers. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 20 (7). pp. 933-956. ISSN 1741-038X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17410380910984212
Reference: Ghobadian, A. , Viney, H. and Redwood, J. (2009) Explaining the unintended consequences of public sector reform. Management Decision, 47 (10). pp. 1514-1534. ISSN 0025-1747 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/00251740911004664
Reference: He, Q., Gallear, D. and Ghobadian, A. (2011) Knowledge transfer: the facilitating attributes in supply-chain partnerships. Information Systems Management, 28 (1). pp. 57-70. ISSN 1934-8703 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10580530.2011.536114
Reference: Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2006) The impact of ownership on small firm behaviour and performance. International Small Business Journal, 24 (6). pp. 555-586. ISSN 1741-2870 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242606069267 <https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242606069267 >
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2007) Leadership and its impact on the use of process technologies and management practices in the manufacturing sector. International Journal of Business Performance Management, 9 (4). pp. 419-433. ISSN 1741-5039 doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBPM.2007.013363
Reference: O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2007) Formal strategic planning: annual raindance or wheel of success? Strategic Change, 16 (1-2). pp. 11-22. ISSN 1099-1697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.777
Reference: Viney, H. and Ghobadian, A. (2008) A stakeholder identification and salience theory for non-traditional operating modes. In: British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)
Reference: O'Regan, N., Ghobadian, A. and Kling, G. (2008) The knowledge we have: grand strategies in the practice of strategy. In: Strategic Management Society, 12-15 October, Cologne. (Unpublished)
Reference: O'Regan, N., Ghobadian, A. and Kling, G. (2008) Back to the future: a fresh look at Pearce and Robinson's grand strategies. In: Academy of Management Conference, 8-13 August, Anaheim, CA. (Unpublished)
Reference: Ghobadian, A. (2009) An integrative framework for strategy process based on its theoretical roots. In: British Academy of Management Conference, 15-17 Sept, Brighton.

O'Regan, N., Kling, G. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) Back to the future: organic growth driving shareholder value. In: Strategic Management Society: Strategies in an uncertain world, 11-14 Oct, Washington DC, USA.

Ghobadian, A. (2009) An integrative framework for strategy process based on its theoretical roots. In: British Academy of Management Conference, 15-17 Sept, Brighton.

O'Regan, N., Ghobadian, A. and Kling, G. (2008) The knowledge we have: grand strategies in the practice of strategy. In: Strategic Management Society, 12-15 October, Cologne. (Unpublished)

O'Regan, N., Sims, M. and Ghobadian, A. (2008) Outsourcing: enhancing organisational performance. In: British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)

Gallear, D. and Ghobadian, A. (2008) An explanatory study of partner selection and retention decisions and risk perceptions on buyers-suppliers partnership orientation. In: Proceeding of British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)

O'Regan, N., Ghobadian, A. and Kling, G. (2008) Back to the future: a fresh look at Pearce and Robinson's grand strategies. In: Academy of Management Conference, 8-13 August, Anaheim, CA. (Unpublished)

Veeti, M.K., Ghobadian, A., O'Regan, N. and Gallear, D. (2008) Generic strategies and performance. In: British Academy of Management , Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)

Ghobadian, A., Urwin, P., O'Regan, N. and Gallear, D. (2008) Ownership and the strategic behaviour of small and medium size manufacturing firms. In: British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)

Viney, H. and Ghobadian, A. (2008) A stakeholder identification and salience theory for non-traditional operating modes. In: British Academy of Management, Sept 2008, Harrogate. (Unpublished)