Research at Essex Business School
Essex Business School has an international reputation for cutting edge
research in Accounting, Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship. Our reputation
was confirmed in the results of the 2008 RAE.
Both theoretical and applied research can be found in Essex Business School.
Much of our research addresses important issues and problems faced by commercial
businesses, public sector bodies and not-for-profit organisations.
LATEST NEWS: Congratulations to Prof Jay Mitra and the International Centre for Entrepreneurship Research,
which has won 2 prestigious national awards for outstanding research (best refereed papers) at the UK's leading annual conference
on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The below papers were awarded "Best Refereed Papers" at the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference in November.
These papers are examples of collaborative work between academics and recently graduated doctoral students at Essex and between peers in partner institutions in different countries.
- 'Egocentric Network Analysis of Personal Networks and Growth Aspirations
of Ethnic Minority Female Entrepreneurs: The Case of Immigrant and British Born Pakistani Female Entrepreneurs' by Jay Mitra and Asma Rauf
- 'Managing R&D for Innovation and the Strategic Deployment of Knowledge Workers in Technology-Driven Organizations: A Case Study from India' by S. Roy, IMT, India and Jay Mitra
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The Centre for Entrepreneurship Research is a well-established research centre at Essex Business School (EBS), University of Essex, one of the leading research institutions in the UK.
The Essex Accounting Centre promotes interdisciplinary research in four key areas of accounting and
aims to raise the level of awareness and interest in the specific problems of accounting in emerging economies, remaining at the leading edge of research nationally and internationally
The Essex Finance Centre acts as a focus for finance research activities at the University of Essex, exploring all aspects of finance.
The Essex Management Centre has a national and international reputation for applying leading edge critical scholarship to the understanding of organizational processes, and the development of practical but theoretically informed perspectives on organizational problems.