Senior Editor, Organization Studies
Member of Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal.
Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Management Studies.
Member of Editorial Board, Organization Studies.
Member of Editorial Board, Management Communication Quarterly.
Guest Editor Special Issue on Organizational Rhetoric (2008) of Management Communication Quarterly
Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Information Technology and Management.
Guest Editor of Special Issue on Virtual Teamwork (1999) of Information Systems Journal.
Member of Editorial Board, Transactions in International Information Systems.
Advisory Board member, Strategy as practice. Practices as enablers of meaningful work and strategy realization. Project application for Finnish national funding submitted September 2003, Helsinki University of Technology.
Advisory Board Member, Knowledge Flow within Innovation Network Project (KnowFIN), 2003, Helsinki University of Technology
Scientific Advisory Board Member, Managing Knowledge and Social Capital in Knowledge Intensive Organizations Project (MAKS), 2003, Helsinki University of Technology
External Promotion Reviewer, Department of Management, WPI, Worcester, USA, 2000.
Reviewer currently for Academy of Management Journal, Communication Theory, Journal of Organizational Behaviour, Human Relations, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Management Communication Quarterly, Journal of Management Inquiry, British Journal of Management.
PhD examiner of Investigation into the impact of software development technologies, N.M.Onodu, Dept of Manufacturing and Engineering, University of Birmingham, October, 1996; A.Karamanos, Stakeholder networks and the value of the firm, Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge, 2001; S.Stumpf, Analysis and representation of rhetorical construction of understanding in design teams experiential learning, Computer Science Dept, University College London, 2001; L.Carver, MESS Mod For More Effective Management of Information System Under Conditions of Centralisation / Decentralisation, School of Computer Science, University of New South Wales, 2001; Carol (W.Y.) Hsu, Contextual issues of online education that affect student appropriation of technology and the consequent learning outcomes, Information Systems Dept., LSE, 2003; Alexandra Steinberg, Making a difference: exploring emergent knowledge dynamics in entrepreneurial innovation, Dept. of Social Psychology, LSE. 2005; Ming Lim, Actor-Networks and Technology Development: Perspectives on e-learning in the Asia-Pacific, Judge Institute of Management Studies, Cambridge University, 2008; Andrew Kelly. Was Burns rights?: leadership and power in the knowledge economy. Strathclyde University Business School. 2008; Aidan McQuade. Why do good people do bad things? Strathclyde University Business School. 2009.
Research grant reviewer for several ESRC applications. Most recent ones were (Business Process Reengineering, £205K, June 1995); (Virtual teamwork, £196K, April 1996); (Team working in virtual environments, £152K, February 1997); (Dynamic multi-agent models for abstract organizational experiments, 130K, May 1997); (Priority networks proposal ESRC, Communication and performance in top management teams, £199K, Feb 1999); (Cross sectoral learning in the Virtual Enterprise, £110K, Mar 1999); (Ethnography of NICE, £220K, Jan 2001).
Research grant reviewer for Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NOW) J.A.van Laar, One-sidedness in argument, criticism and public reasoning, July 13 2004.
Referee for European Research and Technological Development Programme in Information Technologies (Esprit) for area of Long Term Research during 1997-2000.
Session Chair at IFIP WG8.2 Working Conference on Information Technology and New Emergent Forms of Organizations, University of Michigan, August 13-15, 1994.
Session Chair at the International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD98) Bled, Slovenia, September 1998.
Member of Programme Committee for the Second International Conference on Cognitive Technology 97, Humane Interfaces: Methodology and Practice, University of Aizu, Japan, 1997, (90 delegates from computer science, psychology, and technology management, thirty papers published in a book, a distinctly new approach to the subject of increasing user control of interface use and design).
Organizer (with Dr Harindranath, Dr Saeedi, and Dr Rosenberg) of International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2001) Royal Holloway, University of London, September 2001.
Member of Program Committee of 9th International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2000), Kristiansand, Norway 14-16 August 2000.
Organizer (with Dr Saeedi, and Dr Rosenberg) of two day meeting on argumentation software 19/20th March 2001 at Royal Holloway (Visitors from University of Tokyo Civil Engineering Dept and University College London Computer Science Dept).
Member of the International Advisory Committee of the International Information Resource Management Conference 18-21 May 2003 Philadelphia, USA.
Member of Organizing Committee of Knowledge Management at Aston Conference (KMAC 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006).
Birmingham University Sept 1988-Sept 1989;
Coventry Polytechnic (Part time) Sept 1983-Sept 1988;
London University Sept 1971-Sept 1973;
Manchester University Sept 1963-Sept 1967.
M.Sc in Computer Science (1989 Birmingham University);
1st class BSc Hons in Mathematics (1988 Coventry University);
PhD in Social Science (1979 London University);
2.1 class BA Hons in Town Planning (1967 Manchester University).
Professor of Organization Studies and Management, University of Strathclyde , Business School, Department of Management, 199 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0QU. Tel. 0141 553 6107 (or 6040). Fax. 0141 552 8851. email@example.com. http://www.intranet.sbs.strath.ac.uk/profile/?17513:johnasillince
Professor of Knowledge Management, Aston Business School, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, (June 2001-May 2007).
Professor of Management Information Systems at the Management School, Royal Holloway, University of London, (Sept 1999-June 2001).
Reader at the Management School, Royal Holloway, University of London, (May 1998-Sept 1999).
Senior Visiting Fellow, Management School, University of Sheffield, (Feb 1996-Feb 1999).
Senior Lecturer at the Management School, Royal Holloway, University of London, (Feb 1996-May 1998).
Lecturer in Management Information Systems in the Management School at Sheffield University (1991 - Feb 1996).
Senior Lecturer in Department of Computer Science at Coventry Polytechnic (1988-1991);
8Senior Lecturer in Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Coventry Polytechnic (1973-1988) department closed along with 3 other planning depts in “Thatcher cuts”;
Planning Assistant at East Sussex County Council (1968-1971)
Planning Assistant at Portsmouth City Council (1967-1968).
Dept of Speech Communication and Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, Penn State University, USA, 2000-2003.
Argumentatietheorie en Retorica, Faculty of Letters, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2000-2003.
Centre for Computer Assisted Management, School of Business, Carleton University, Canada, 2000-2003.
Department of Civil Engineering, Tokyo University, Japan, 2003-2004.
Bordeaux Business School, Bordeaux University, France, 2004-2005.
Department of Industrial Management and Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2000-2006.
Department of Management and Organization, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki. Finland. 2008
PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
Mentoring of academic staffs research
Dept. Director of Research role University of Strathclyde Management Dept. July 2007 to December 2009
Administered £35k p.a. Research Support Fund 2007-8 and 2008-9
Published Research Support Fund policy 2007
Administered 30k p.a. Conference Fund 2007-8 and 2008-9
Published Conference Fund policy 2007
Published sabbaticals policy 2008
Organized and mentored 2 Writers Retreats in 2009
Organized and hosted 10 invited speakers 2007-8 and 2008-9
Organized and hosted Monthly staff research seminars
Individual 1-1 research mentoring and reading drafts
Facilitated and encouraged 3 staff given 6 month sabbaticals Sept 2009
Collaborative authoring with 6 staff within dept.
Member of Strategy Forum at Aston Business School 2001-2006.
Research Convenor and Leader of Knowledge Management Group Aston Business School.
Writer in residence at Writers Retreat July 2005 and April 2006 Aston Business School.
Member of Executive Committee, Royal Holloway Management School.
Developer of new course and then Course Director Msc in Business Information Systems Royal Holloway Management School which started in September 1998.
Chairman of Sheffield University Management School Library Committee Sept 1994 to Sept 1996.
Member of 1994 Visiting Course Validation Panel for the MSc Information Systems at Luton University Business School, June 1994.
Member of Faculty of Social Science Library Committee as Sheffield University Management School representative Sept 1994 to Sept 1996.
Member of Sheffield University Management School Undergraduate Admissions Group 1990 to 1996.
Member of Computer Committee, Sheffield University Management School, Jan 1991- Dec 1991.
Admissions Tutor, Urban and Regional Planning Department, Coventry Polytechnic, 1978-1982.
Faculty Research Seminars Convener, Social Science Faculty, Coventry Polytechnic, 1977-1982.
Short Course Administrator, Urban and Regional Planning Department, Coventry Polytechnic, 1977-82.
Set up academic link between Coventry Polytechnic and Budapest Technical University for period 1984-87.
LARGE RESEARCH GRANTS APPLICATIONS SUCCESSFUL
1. EU European Commission IST-1999-10664. Sillince J.A.A. (Project Coordinator from pre-application July 1998 until project start March 2001; passed coordination role over to Royal Holloway colleagues on appointment with Aston Business School) Internet-based intelligent tool to Support Collaborative Argumentation-based LEarning in secondary schools (SCALE); The project centres on the specification, design and implementation of an Internet-based software tool to support argumentation-based collaborative learning in secondary schools. Knowledge would be elicited from teachers in their classrooms and coded into the software, which would be continuously prototyped, tested within three schools in each of the applicants countries, and then disseminated to a larger number of schools. Collaborative use of the software will be encouraged, including interactions between children from different countries via the Internet. Partners are (1) Royal Holloway University of London (lead partner, Sillince, Saeedi, Rosenberg, Saxton), (2) GRIC (Groupe de Recherche sur les Interactions Communicatives — Research Group on Communicative Interactions), Université Lumière Lyon 2; (3) Dept of Educational Sciences, Utrecht University; (4) University of Jyväskylä, Department of Education; (5) Departamento de Didáctica e Tecnologia Educativa, Campus Universitário de Santiago, Universidade de Aveiro; (6) Department of Computing and Management Science, Sheffield Hallam University; (7) Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St. Etienne; (8) Mediamatic Interactive Publishing, Amsterdam; (9) Szamalk Training and Consulting Centre, Budapest. Project number IST-1999-10664 2000-2003, 2.097 m Euro (Royal Holloway share £412,526; total £1,310,695 for period 2001-2003).
2. ESRC August 2005 Collaborative CASE Award. Sillince J.A.A. (Principal Investigator) and Cooper, S. ESRC Collaborative Studentship Effectiveness in Public and Private Partnership Working in Capital Based Projects, 2005-2009, £100,000, Aston Business School in collaboration with Balfour Beatty Capital Projects.
NOVEL CONTRIBUTIONS TO TEACHING
• Developed and teaching Worldwide management of IT course to final year UG students at Aston 2001-2006. Case study based with alternating lecturer and student presentations. Good student questionnaire feedback.
• Developed, marketed, validated MA Electronic Commerce aimed at young graduates wishing to acquire a management label plus topically relevant and up to date knowledge; September, 2000.
• Developed, marketed, validated MSc Business Information Systems in partnership with Computer Science Dept. aimed at science graduates wishing to become what British Computer Society called Hybrid Managers; September, 1998. Initial intake was 20, rising to 33 by 2001.
• Developed new Risk Management Information Systems course for the new Flemings MBA run by the Royal Holloway Management School, 1998.
• Developed Advanced Topics in Information Systems final year course based on 4 mini-projects and taught as one-to-one supervisions; Sheffield University, 1994.
• Management Development UG3
• Doctoral programme
• Change Agency MBA
• Strategy UG3
• Strategy UG4
• MSc and MBA dissertation supervision on human resource management, e-marketing and information systems development; Aston Business School. Final Year UG Worldwide Management of IT on business strategy, alliances, knowledge management, and organizational learning in multinationals; Aston Business School.
• Doctoral Programme. Research Methods.
• 3 courses to PhD students at Helsinki University of Technology Dept of Industrial Engineering and Management. (Began in 1999, continuing in 2006). Courses are: qualitative research methods; How to publish; Organizational discourse.
• At Royal Holloway University of London. Curriculum development. (1) First year Management Information Systems teaching. This course has involved substantial reworking by me. (2) Course initiator and developer of the Msc in Business Information Systems in the Management School which started in September 1998, run jointly by Management and Computer Science at Royal Holloway. This involved inter-departmental coordination, curriculum development, validation, and marketing to get the course up and running. The first intake comprised 17 students. The second intake in Sept 1999 was 22 students. The third intake (Sept 2000) was 35 students. (3) Course developer of the MA Electronic Commerce. This involved discussions with 25 companies, 5 government departments to assess target market, curriculum development, and validation (in May 2000). (4) Development of a new Risk Management Information Systems course for the new Flemings MBA run by the Royal Holloway Management School, 1998. Teaching. All these courses have been newly developed or have involved substantial reworking by me. MBA module on Information Management. Final year Project Management teaching. Supervising MSc and MBA dissertations.
• At the University of Sheffield Management School: Course Leader (Sole developer) Third Year Information Management (mgt331). Joint teacher on First Year Information Management (mgt109). Taught on full-time MBA course and part-time Executive MBA, Information Management subjects. Joint developer with Computer Science Dept. of new second year undergraduate course (mgt 327) covering Systems Analysis and CASE tools.
• At the Dept of Computer Science, Coventry Polytechnic. Computer science to BSc undergraduates (1988-1991); software engineering and Programming (C and Pascal); data structures; operating systems with Unix as example; databases with Smart and DB2 as examples; formal methods, including specification using Z, VDM, and UNITY, and verification using Floyd-Hoare proofs. Wrote one new course for which I was Course Leader: Formal methods (a new first year undergraduate courses). Visited students in their software engineering placement posts in industry.
• At the Dept of Urban and Regional Planning, Coventry Polytechnic. Urban and regional planning to BA and MA students (1973-1988); Analytical Methods; Planning Theory; Planning and Development; Design Methods. Supervised Third Year and MA dissertations.