Working papers

Foster, C., Gee, S. (2013) Playing for high steaks: market structure and purchaser-led sustainability initiatives in the UK beef sector. Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Working Paper no.75

Fursov, K., Miles, I. (2013) Framing Emerging Nanotechnologies: Sketches To Forward-Looking Analysis Of Skills. Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Basic Research Program Working Papers Series: Science, Technology and Innovation. WP BRP 15/STI/2013

De Jong, S., Barker, K., Cox, D., Sveinsdottir, T., Van den Besselaar, P. (2013) Understanding societal impact through studying productive interactions. Rathenau Instituut, The Netherlands.  Working Paper 1304

Doroshenko, M., Miles, I., Vinogradov, D. (2013) Knowledge Intensive Business Services as Generators of Innovations. Moscow, Higher School of Economics, Working Papers 12

Miozzo, M. and DiVito, L.(2012) Early growth processes and paths of entrepreneurial science-based firms. Paper prepared for the 2013 DRUID Conference June 17-20, Barcelona. (Nominated for Best Paper Award).

Metcalfe, S. (2012), Capitalism and Evolution. MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 70.  MBS Working Paper Series, No.640. 

Christopher Ordowich, David Cheney, Jan Youtie, Andrea Fernández-Ribas, and Philip Shapira (2012). Evaluating the Impact of MEP Services on Establishment Performance: A Preliminary Empirical Investigation. Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Working Paper 12-15.

Edler, J. and James, A. D. (2012) Understanding the emergence of STI policies in the EU: The genesis of EU security research and the role of the EU commission as policy entrepreneur,  MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 73.  

Maddock, S. (2012) DWP Work Programme Procurement - The Impact of the DWP Procurement Model on Personal Service Innovation  MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 72.  

D’Ippolito, B. (2012) An exploratory review of the design literature: gaps and avenues for future research.  MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 69.  

Cavan, G. and Aylen, J. (2012). The challenge of retrofitting buildings to adapt to climate change: case studies from Manchester.  EcoCities project, University of Manchester. 

Pablo Del Río, Javier Carrillo-Hermosilla, Totti Könnölä, Mercedes Bleda. Business Strategies and Capacities for Eco-InnovationInstituto de Empresa Business School Working Paper No. EC8-124-I, View abstract here 

Edler, J., Kuhlmann, S. (2012) Integration of European Research Systems: A Multi-Dimensional Phenomenon. In D. Jansen Towards a European Research Area. Proceedings of a Research Conference at the German Institute for Public Administration Speyer. Nomos, Baden-Baden. View abstract here 

Edler, J.,  Berger, M., Dinges M., and Gok, A.  (2011) The Practice of Evaluation in Innovation Policy in Europe. MBS/MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 626

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Gok; A., and Edler, J. (2011) The Use of Behavioural Additionality in Innovation Policy-Making. MBS/MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 627

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'Fit to Print?  A View of Academic Publication' MIoIR Internal Seminar Paper Rigby, J, PDF available here

Yeow, J.  Uyarra, E. & Gee, S.(2011) 'Sustainable Innovation through Public Procurement: The case of  "closed loop‟ recycled paper'. Manchester Business School Working Paper, Number 615, available here:
Sujarwoto and Nugroho, Y.  (2011) 'Decentralization and Government, Online Networking in Indonesia'.CDI Doctoral Working Papers, No. 1/ 2011
Anggara, R. A, 2008 'Implementation of risk management framework in supply chain: a tale from a biofuel company in Indonesia'
Iman, N. The Innofusion of electronic banking in Indonesia
Rigby, J
.,Dewick, P., Courtney, R., Gee, S.  (2011) The limits of information? A game theoretic contribution to understanding the development of an indicators policy for the UK construction industry.
Manchester Business School Working Paper No 612

Rigby, J (2011) Systematic Grant and Funding Body Acknowledgement Data for Publications: An Examination of New Dimensions And New Controversies for Bibliometrics. MBS Working Paper No 611

De Silva, L. R., Uyarra, E. &  Oakey, R. (2011) Academic Entrepreneurship in a Resource Constrained Environment: Diversification and Synergistic Effects. MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 62. MBS Working paper, No. 616

De Silva, L. R. (2011) The Dynamism of Entrepreneurial Motivation: A Case of Academic Entrepreneurs in a Resource Constrained Environment. MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 67. MBS Working paper, No. 617

Villarroel, Y. and Popper, R (2010) Can Systems Thinking and Catastrophe Theory be used in Foresight? The case of Latin American foresight evolution. Foresight – Between Science and Fiction. iFQ-Working Paper 7. Bonn: iFQ – Institut für Forschungsinformation und Qualitätssicherung, ISSN 1864-2799

Popper, R. (2010) Foresight's Eleven: A fictional 'success scenario' for the 'less frequently used' foresight methods. Foresight – Between Science and Fiction. iFQ-Working Paper 7. Bonn. iFQ – Institut für Forschungsinformation und Qualitätssicherung. ISSN 1864-2799 

Gee, S 'Distributive innovation processes (DIPs) and the dynamics of knowledge tradability' (Acrobat PDF).

Amalia, M & Nugroho, N, (2010) Rethinking strategy and implementation of knowledge management from innovation perspective: A lesson learned from a multinational subsidiary in Indonesia

Amalia, M. and Nugroho, Y. (2010)  Exploring Knowledge Management in Civil Organisations. MIoIR Working Paper Series, No. 56.  MBS Working paper, No. 600

Kay. L, Invernizzi, N., Shapira, P. (2010) The role of Brazilian firms in nanotechnology development.  2009 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, March 4, pp. 1-8. Paper is available at

Upham, P., Tomei, J. (2010) Biofuels and regulatory co-production: critical stakeholder perceptions of carbon and sustainability reporting in the UK Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation. University of Manchester.

Ugo Rizzo (2010) 'The Governance of Knowledge in Academic Spin-offs' March 2010