Professor Nigel Lockett

Professor in Entrepreneurship

Profile

Nigel Lockett is Associate Dean for Engagement and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Lancaster University Management School. He is a senior academic, experienced manager, entrepreneur and community leader. Nigel is currently a member of the Small Business Charter management board and also a Fellow and past President of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Before joining Lancaster University, he previously worked as Professor at the Leeds University Business School, Senior Lecturer at Bradford University School of Management and Brunel University Business School, Business Development Manager at InfoLab21 and Lecturer at Lancaster University Management School. Nigel also has more than 25 years experience as a company director, with a track record in managing start-up, joint venture and social enterprises. His current research interests include knowledge exchange between universities and industry, academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial learning and the use of CRM technologies by SMEs.

Nigel is the co-author, with Prof Richard Blundel and Prof Catherine Wang, of the major textbook Exploring Entrepreneurship (2nd Edition published by SAGE in October 2017).

Building regions: a resource-based view of a policy-led knowledge exchange network
Larty, J., Jack, S.L., Lockett, N. 07/2017 In: Regional Studies. 51, 7, p. 994-1007. 14 p.
Journal article

‘Lost in Space’: the role of social networking in university-based entrepreneurial learning
Lockett, N.J., Quesada-Pallarès, C., Williams-Middleton, K., Padilla-Meléndez, A., Jack, S.L. 1/04/2017 In: Industry and Higher Education. 31, 2, p. 67. 80 p.
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Social media use in European hotels: benefits and main challenges
Garrido-Moreno, A., Lockett, N.J. 05/2016 In: Tourism and Management Studies. 12, 1, p. 172-179. 8 p.
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Exploring the role of knowledge management practices in fostering customer relationship management as a catalyst of marketing innovation
Garrido-Moreno, A., Lockett, N.J., Garcia-Morales, V. 25/06/2015 In: Baltic Journal of Management. 10, 4, p. 393-412. 20 p.
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Paving the way for CRM success: the mediating role of knowledge management and organizational commitment
Garrido-Moreno, A., Lockett, N.J., García-Morales, V. 12/2014 In: Information and Management. 51, 8, p. 1031-1042. 12 p.
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All in the mind: understanding the social economy enterprise innovation in Spain
Padilla-Meléndez , A., Del Aguila-Obra , A.R., Lockett, N.J. 2014 In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 20, 5, p. 493-512. 20 p.
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Motivations and challenges of network formation: entrepreneur and intermediary perspectives
Lockett, N., Jack, S., Larty, J. 12/2013 In: International Small Business Journal. 31, 8, p. 866-889. 34 p.
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Shifting sands: regional perspectives on the role of social capital in supporting open innovation through knowledge transfer and exchange with small and medium-sized enterprises
Padilla-Meléndez , A., Del Aguila-Obra , A.R., Lockett, N.J. 05/2013 In: International Small Business Journal. 31, 3, p. 296-318. 23 p.
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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

Exploring entrepreneurship: practices and perspectives
Blundel, R., Lockett, N.J. 2011 Oxford : Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199211555.
Book

MOTIVATIONS AND OUTCOMES OF ENGAGING IN REGIONAL CLUSTERS IN THE ICT SECTOR: A DUAL PERSPECTIVE
Lockett, N.J., Jack, S.L., Larty, J. 2010 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working 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

Recognising “open innovation” in HEI‐industry interaction for knowledge transfer and exchange
Robinson, S.K., Johnston, L., Lockett, N.J. 2010 In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 16, 6, p. 540-560. 21 p.
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The influence of co-location in higher education institutions on small firms' perspectives of knowledge transfer
Lockett, N.J., Cave, F.D., Kerr, R., Robinson, S.K. 2009 In: Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 21, 3, p. 265-283. 19 p.
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Multiple perspectives on the challenges for knowledge transfer between Higher Education Institutions and industry
Lockett, N.J., Kerr, R., Robinson, S.K. 12/2008 In: International Small Business Journal. 26, 6, p. 661-681. 21 p.
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E-business, innovation and SMEs - the significance of hosted services and firm aggregations
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2007 In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. 7, 1, p. 92-112. 21 p.
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Entrepreneurs'' attitude towards the computer and its effect on e-business adoption
Robertson, A., Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H., Crouchley, R. 2007 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

The search for innovators and early adopters of e-collaborative technologies within small and medium sized enterprises in the UK
Robertson, A., Crouchley, R., Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2007 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Aggregation and the role of trusted third parties in SME e-business engagement: a regional policy issue
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2006 In: International Small Business Journal. 24, 1, p. 379-404. 26 p.
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The use of hosted enterprise applications by SME: a user perspective
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2006 In: Electronic Markets. 16, 1, p. 85-96. 12 p.
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An ASP perspective of e-business engagement by SME aggregations
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2005 In: Americas Conference on Information Systems (Omaha, USA) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

An SME perspective of vertical application service providers
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2005 In: International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems. 1, 2, p. 1-18. 18 p.
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Exploring the gap between expectations of Relationship Marketing and the reality of e-CRM
Lockett, N.J., Doherty, N. 2005 In: Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship 28th National Conference (Blackpool, UK) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Preface to the focus theme section: SMEs and e-business
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J., Schubert, P. 2005 In: Electronic Markets. 15, 2, p. 76-78. 3 p.
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The relevance of Soft Systems Methodology in implementing CRM applications in SMEs
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H., Sissons, A. 2005 In: Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship 28th National Conference (Blackpool, UK) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The use of hosted applications by SMEs: a user perspective
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H., Kaewkitipong, L. 2005 In: Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship 28th National Conference (Blackpool, UK) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

SMEs ability to go global -relevance of aggregation and critical e-applications in outsourcing
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2004 In: The Handbook of Outsourcing. Aldershot : Gower Publishing Company ISBN: 0-566-08624-7.
Chapter

The potential of critical a-aggregation applications for engaging SMEs in e-business
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2004 In: European Journal of Information Systems. 13, 1, p. 21-34. 14 p.
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The strategic impact of vertical application service providers
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2004 In: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (New York City ) - 2004. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

An interpretive framework for the investigation of e-business engagement by SMEs: the construction industry
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2003 In: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 5-7 Aug (Tampa, FL, USA ) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Innovations affecting SMEs and e-business with reference to strategic networks, aggregation and intermediaries
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Innovations affecting SMEs and e-business with reference to strategic networks, aggregation and intermediaries
Oliver, S., Lockett, N.J. 2003 In: Making E-Commerce Work of SMEs (Bolton, UK ) - 2003. N/A : unknown p. 148-157. 10 p.
Conference contribution

SMEs and e-business engagement: the case for aggregation
Lockett, N.J. 2003 In: Operational Research 45th Annual Conference (Warwick, UK ) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The investigation of e-business engagement by SMEs with reference to strategic networks and aggregation: the dairy farming industry
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

A framework for the engagement of SMEs in e-business
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2001 In: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2-5 Aug (Boston, MA ) - 2001. N/A : unknown p. 656-662. 7 p.
Conference contribution

Engaging SMEs in e-commerce: the role of intermediaries within eClusters
Brown, D.H., Lockett, N.J. 2001 In: Electronic Markets. 11, 1, p. 1-7. 7 p.
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eClusters and the role of intermediaries in enabling digital enterprise communities of SMEs
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2000 In: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2-5 Aug (Boston, MA ) - 2001. N/A : unknown p. 746-749. 4 p.
Conference contribution

eClusters: the potential for the emergence of digital enterprise communities enabled by one or more intermediaries in SMEs
Lockett, N.J., Brown, D.H. 2000 In: Knowledge and Process Management. 7, 3, p. 196-206. 11 p.
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