Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Staff Profile

Wendy Davison

PA to Lorna Taylor (Faculty Research Manager) and Sue Mitchell (Research Funding Development Manager)

Background

Introduction

I am PA to Lorna Taylor (Faculty Research Manager) and Sue Mitchell (Research Funding Development Manager and assist Lorna Wilson, Research Funding Support Manager.

 

Research

Research Interests

Business strategy. International business. Organization studies. Business history.

Current Work

Business elites and corporate governance. With Prof Mairi Maclean (Exeter University Business School).

Entrepreneurial philanthropy. With Dr Eleanor Shaw and Jillian Gordon(Strathclyde Business School and Prof Mairi Maclean (Exeter University Business School). A research group of the ESRC Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy.

Transnational entrepreneurship and the Indian business elite. With Dr Ajit Nayak and Prof Mairi Maclean (Exeter University Business School), and Prof Robert Chia (Strathclyde Business School).

History and strategy. With Prof John Sillince (Strathclyde Business School) and Prof Mairi Maclean (Exeter University Business School).

Further Information

Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Harvey has supervised more than thirty doctoral projects to a successful conclusion. He undertakes supervision in the fields of Business Strategy, International Business, Organization Studies and Business History.

Esteem Indicators

Board member of the Community Foundation for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. Visiting Professor Hunter Centre for Entreprenuership, Strathclyde University. Co-Editor, Association of Business Schools "Guide to Academic Journal Quality". Former joint editor (1988-2007) of Business History, Chairman (1994-99) of Central Middlesex NHS Trust, member (1993-97) Research Grants Board, ESRC.

Industrial Relevance

Professor Harvey has worked as consultant and management educator on major assignments for numerous organisations, including IBM, Sainsburys, J P Morgan, Babcock International, Bombardier Transportation and several NHS Trusts.