Professor Mary Rose

Emeritus

Profile

Mary Rose is Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development  in the Management School at Lancaster University, UK. She specialises in evolutionary approaches to innovation, the relationships between innovation, entrepreneurship and communities of practice, institutional influences on knowledge exchange past and present and social media and business communication. She has published widely on the evolution of business values, networking behaviour by family firms and the problem of leadership succession, this has included numerous articles in refereed journals whilst she has authored and co-authored 3 books and edited 10. Firms, networks and business values : The British and American Cotton Industries since 1750, was published in 2000 by Cambridge University Press. In collaboration with Dr. Andrea Colli (Bocconi University, Milan, Italy) and Dr Paloma Fernadez Perez (University of Barcelona) she has explored international differences in the behaviour and capabilities of family firms in  Britain, Italy and Spain. This work led to an edited book (with Paloma Fernandez Perez) Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe (Routledge, 2009).

 Her most recent collaborative work is with businessman Mike Parsons began with Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers which was published in 2003. This is the unusual collaboration of the active businessman and academic business historian and is based on an intensive iterative  dialogue since 2000. The book provided the platform for a range of innovative activity, including courses in innovation for undergraduates, postgraduates and businesses and the annual innovation conference, Innovation for Extremes. Since 2010 Mike Parsons has been Innovator in Residence in IEED. Mary Rose was research director of the  Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation from 2003-13 and Head of Department 2012-13. She was  also Director of the Pasold Research Fund,from 1997-2006. She has twice been President of the Association of Business Historians and was President of the European Business History Association, 2003-5.

Long term perspectives on family business
Colli, A., Rose, M., Howorth, C. 31/03/2013 In: Business History. 55, 6, p. 841-854. 14 p.
Journal article

Opportunities, contradictions and attitudes: the evolution of university–business engagement since 1960
Rose, M., Decter, M., Robinson, S., Jack, S., Lockett, N. 2013 In: Business History. 55, 2, p. 259-279. 21 p.
Journal article

Examining the link between research, teaching and engagment; a case study.
Hamilton, E., Rose, M., George, M., Smith, S., Stead, V. 9/01/2012
Abstract

Open Innovation and HEIs
Rose, M., Jack, S. 2012 In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 18, 4
Special issue

Universities and economic development activities: A UK regional comparison
Decter, M., Cave, F., Rose, M., Peers, G., Fogg, H., Smith, S. 10/2011 In: Industry and Higher Education. 25, 5, p. 359-374. 16 p.
Journal article

The story of a university knowledge exchange actor-network told through the sociology of translation: a case study
Smith, S.M., Rose, M.B., Hamilton, E.E. 31/12/2010 In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 16, 6, p. 502-516. 15 p.
Journal article

Universities and economic development activities: a UK regional comparison
Decter, M., Cave, F.D., Rose, M.B., Peers, G., Fogg, H., Smith, S.M. 2011 In: Industry and Higher Education. 25, 5, p. 359-374. 16 p.
Journal article

We are what we share: Reflections on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business
Parsons, M., Rose, M. 2011
Conference paper

Opportunities and contradictions : The policy paradox of entrepreneurial education and university- business engagement since 1960
Rose, M.B., Robinson, S., Jack, S.L., Lockett, N.J. 2010 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

The shaping of knowledge transfer from UK universities: an exploration of influences and motivations
Decter, M., Rose, M.B., Cave, F.D. 2010 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

Family Firm Diversity and Development: An Introduction
Howorth, C.A., Westhead, P., Rose, M.B., Hamilton, E.E. 2010 In: International Small Business Journal. 28, 5, p. 437-451. 15 p.
Journal article

Universities and Economic Development Activities - a UK Regional Comparison
Decter, M., Cave, F.D., Rose, M.B., Peers, G., Fogg, H., Smith, S.M. 2010 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

The shaping of knowledge transfer from UK universities: an exploration of influences and motivations
Decter, M., Rose, M., Cave, F. 2010
Conference paper

Universities and Economic Development Activities – a UK Regional Comparison
Decter, M., Cave, F., Rose, M., Peers, G., Fogg, H., Smith, S. 2010
Conference paper

Innovation,Entrepreneurship and Networks: A Dance of Two Questions
Rose, M., Parsons, M. 2010 In: Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe. London : Routledge p. 41-60. 20 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Introduction: Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe
Fernandez Perez, P., Rose, M. 2010 In: Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe. London : Routledge p. 1-13. 13 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe
Fernandez Perez, P., Rose, M. 2010 Routledge. 216 p.
Anthology

The historical roots of socio network theory in entrepreneurship research
Jack, S., Rose, M. 2010 In: Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurship Research. Edward Elgar p. 256-286. 31 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Lead User Innovation and the UK Outdoor Trade since 1850
Parsons, M.C., Rose, M.B. 2009 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

Tracing the Historical Foundations of Social Networks in Entrepreneurship Research
Jack, S., Rose, M., Johnston, L. 2009 In: ISBE.
Conference contribution

High performance Lancashire: Knowledge, skills and mountaineering clothing and equipment before 1953
Parsons, M.C., Rose, M.B. 2008 In: King Cotton: A Tribute to Douglas Farnie. Lancaster : Carnegie Publishing ISBN: 9781905472093.
Chapter

Family business
Colli, A., Rose, M.B. 2008 In: The Oxford Handbook of Business History. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 9780199263684.
Chapter

Social capital and entreprneurship
Cope, J., Jack, S., Rose, M. 06/2007 In: International Small Business Journal. 25, 3, 7 p.
Editorial

Path dependent foundation of global design-driven outdoor trade in the North West of England
Rose, M.B., Love, T., Parsons, M.C. 2007 In: International Journal of Design. 1, 3, p. 57-68. 12 p.
Journal article

Learning and relationships in small firms - introduction to the special issue
Pittaway, L.A., Rose, M.B. 2006 In: International Small Business Journal. 25, 3, p. 227-231. 5 p.
Journal article

Cotton spinning to climbing gear: practical aspects of design evolution in Lancashire and the North West of England
Rose, M.B., Love, T., Parsons, M.C. 2006 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

Definitions, diversity and development: key debates in family business research
Howorth, C.A., Rose, M.B., Hamilton, E.E. 2006 In: The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 0-19-928898-4.
Chapter

The neglected legacy of Lancashire cotton: industrial clusters and the UK outdoor trade 1960-1990
Parsons, M.C., Rose, M.B. 2005 In: Enterprise and Society. 6, 4, p. 682-709. 28 p.
Journal article

The neglected legacy of Lancashire cotton: industrial clusters and the UK outdoor trade, 1960-1990
Rose, M.B., Parsons, M.C. 2005 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

Communities of knowledge: entrepreneurship, innovation and networks in the British outdoor trade 1960-1990
Rose, M.B., Parsons, M.C. 2004 In: Business History. 46, 4, p. 606-637. 32 p.
Journal article

Preparation for crisis management: a proposed model and empirical evidence
Rose, M.B., Fildes, R.A., Elsubbaugh, S. 2004 In: Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. 12, 3, p. 112-127. 16 p.
Journal article

Family firms in comparative perspective
Colli, A., Rose, M.B. 2003 In: Business History Around the World. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 339-352. 14 p. ISBN: 0-521-82107-X.
Chapter

National determinants of family firm development? Family firms in Britain, Spain and Italy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Rose, M.B., Colli, A., Perez, P.F. 2003 In: Enterprise and Society. 4, 1, p. 28-64. 37 p.
Journal article

Communities of knowledge: entrepreneurship, innovation and networks in the British outdoor trade 1960-1990
Rose, M.B., Parsons, M.C. 2003 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

Invisible on Everest: Inovation and the Gear Makers
Rose, M.B., Parsons, M.C. 2002 Philadelphia : Old City Publishing. 320 p. ISBN: 0970414358.
Book

Leadership succession in British business in the 1950s
Rose, M.B. 2002 In: Entrepreneurship and Organisation. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 354-372. 19 p. ISBN: 0198295979.
Chapter

Firms, Networks and Business Values: The British and American Cotton Industries since 1750
Rose, M.B. 2000 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. 366 p. ISBN: 0-521-78255-4.
Book

Networks, values and business: the evolution of British family firms from the eighteenth to the twentieth century
Rose, M.B. 1999 In: Entreprises et Histoire. 22, 2, p. 16-30. 15 p.
Journal article

Families and firms: the culture and evolution of family firms in Britain and Italy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Rose, M.B., Colli, A. 1999 In: Scandinavian Economic History Review. 47, 1, p. 24-47. 24 p.
Journal article

Networks, power and politics: the power of business in Britain and Italy before and during the interwar period in comparative perspective
Rose, M.B., Colli, A. 1999 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Networks and leadership succession in British business in the 1950s
Rose, M.B. 1998 In: European Yearbook of Business History. 1, 1, p. 57-74. 18 p.
Journal article

Institutions and the Evolution of Modern Business
Casson, M., Rose, M.B. 1998 London : Frank Cass Publishers. 192 p. ISBN: 0714648450.
Book

Networks and leadership succession in British business in the 1950s
Rose, M.B. 1998 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

The politics of protection: an institutional approach to government-industry relations in the British and United States cotton industries, 1945 - 73
Rose, M.B. 1997 In: Business History. 39, 4, p. 128-150. 23 p.
Journal article

Institutions and the evolution of modern business
Rose, M.B., Casson, M. 1997 In: Business History. 39, 4, p. 1-6. 6 p.
Journal article

Education and industrial performance: influences on British experience since 1945
Rose, M.B. 1997 In: Japanese Success? British Failure?: Comparisons in Business Performance since 1945. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 0-19-829058-6.
Chapter

The Lancashire Cotton Industry: A History Since 1700
Rose, M.B. 1996 Preston : Lancashire County Books. 416 p. ISBN: 1871236398.
Book