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Knowledge Exchange for Entrepreneurship in Permaculture (KEEP)

The research unit is investigating the management of projects, programmes, services portfolios and people for delivery of project success within the field of organisational project management. It also examines the management of technology, knowledge and business processes, by undertaking studies to evaluate the impact of information systems on people and society.

Current project titles

  • Organisational Project Management
  • IT integration in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Knowledge Management, as part of Learning and Employee development
  • Stakeholder Management in Megaprojects
  • Professional Services Automation

Potential areas of supervision (PhD programme / DBA programme)

Those include topics on the Current Project Titles list and the following:

  • Project Management
  • IT Strategy and Transformation
  • Business and IT Alignment
  • Business Intelligence Applications

Recent work

Dr Serhiy Kovela

  • Kovela, Serhiy and Skok, Walter (2015) Mergers and acquisitions in banking: a framework for effective IT integration. International Journal of Business and Management, 10(3), pp. 279-294. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
  • Kovela, Serhiy and Skok, Walter (2012) Mergers and acquisitions in banking: understanding the IT integration perspective. International Journal of Business and Management, 7(18), pp. 69-81. ISSN (print) 1833-3850

Dr Walter Skok

  • Al-Esia, Zena and Skok, Walter (2014) Arab knowledge sharing in a multicultural workforce: a dual case study in the UAE. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review, 4(4), pp. 1-10. ISSN (online) 2223-5833
  • Skok, Walter, Clarke, Kevin and Krishnappa, Sandeep (2013) Managing organisational knowledge: a case study of a global energy consulting group. Knowledge and Process Management, 20(3), pp. 123-130. ISSN (print) 1092-4604

Kate Davis

  • Davis, K. (2016) A method to measure success dimensions relating to individual stakeholder groups. International Journal of Project Management, 34(3), pp. 480-493. ISSN (print) 0263-7863
  • Davis, K. (2014) Different stakeholder groups and their perceptions of project success. International Journal of Project Management, 32(2), pp. 189-201. ISSN (print) 0263-7863

Francesco Di Maddaloni

  • Di Maddaloni, F. (2015) Stakeholder Management: Rethinking the Role of Local Communities in Megaprojects. A Review and Synthesis of the Literature, Conference Proceedings of Future of Places Conference, Stockholm, 29 June 2015

Samuel Egbeniyoko

  • DBA student of Richard van den Berg and Serhiy Kovela has also successfully defended his thesis ("Critical Success Factors of Business Intelligence System Implementation: Towards an Integrated Model") in 2015
Faculty of Business and Social Sciences
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