• 44 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
19962020

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Personal profile

Biography

As both a practitioner and an academic, Gerry has over 30 years’ experience in business strategy, information systems management, consultancy, and project management.

He is currently researching and teaching at Coventry Business School. He has also contributed to postgraduate teaching at Henley Business School and was Visiting Professor at Victoria University in Melbourne.

Gerry is a member of the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship, and current research interests include, business strategy and new business models, knowledge management and project management. Gerry has also been a member of the Coventry University Health, Design and Technology Institute, and the Centre for the International Business of Sport.

Research Interests

Gerry's current research activity centres in Strategic Management, with overlapping streams focusing on Innovative Business Models; Knowledge Management; and Micro Strategy in the Small Charity Sector. 

In recent years funded research projects have included two in the Health and Assisted Living Technology sector. Research interest focuses largely on strategy and leadership, and knowledge transfer in sport, particularly relating to major sporting events.

Gerry earlier took the lead role in establishing the Applied Research Group in Business Process Innovation. Funding of over £400,000 was won, including completing research projects for JISC, The Learning Skills Council and the UHCW NHS Trust. More recently Gerry worked with colleagues in the Health, Design, and Technology Institute (HDTI) as Work Package Leader for two major projects, the EU funded CIP DISCOVER project (€3,806,000), and the TSB funded COMODAL project (£750,000).

Education/Academic qualification

Business, Doctorate, Henley Management College

Sep 1996Sep 2002

Business, MBA, Aston University

19861988

External positions

Operations Mgr./ Managing Consultant, JBA International

1 Jan 198631 Jan 1991

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Research Output

Identifying social impact from supplemental events: a research framework.

Lockstone-Binney, L., Urwin, G., Bingley, S. & Burgess, S., 27 Jul 2020, In : Leisure Studies. (In-press), p. (In-press) 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Managing Project Knowledge

    Urwin, G. & Ambituuni, A., 19 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) EURAM Conference Proceedings. 37 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • Examining the grassroots participant legacy of major sporting ‘supplemental’ events

    Burgess, S., Bingley, S. & Urwin, G., 2019, In : Event Management. 23, 3, p. 363-378 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    42 Downloads (Pure)

    Liminality creation strategies at supplemental events

    Bingley, S., Burgess, S., Lockstone-Binney, L. & Urwin, G., 2019, In : Event Management. 23, 6, p. 939-943 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    17 Downloads (Pure)

    Addressing an international societal challenge through business model innovation: a UK case study.

    Urwin, G., 1 Feb 2018, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Activities

    • 6 Participation in conference

    Recent Advances in Assistive Technology and Engineering 2013

    Gerry Urwin (Speaker)
    25 Nov 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    7th European Conference on Leadership, Management, and Governance

    Gerry Urwin (Speaker)
    7 Jul 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

    Gerry Urwin (Speaker)
    2 Aug 20105 Aug 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    The IASK International Conference, Seville, Spain

    Gerry Urwin (Keynote Speaker)
    24 Jun 2009

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Global Business and Technology Association 11th International Conference

    Gerry Urwin (Speaker)
    7 Jul 200911 Jul 2009

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference