Knowledge Networks: An Interdisciplinary Paper Development Workshop

Paper Development Workshop (PDW) in management, international business, strategy and innovation, with guest speakers from Cornell University, UNU MERIT, University of Leeds and Imperial College Business School.

  • Tue 8 - Wed 9 Oct 19


  • Southend Campus

    The Forum, University of Essex

  • Event speaker

    Various Speakers

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Dr Marianna Marra

The Paper Development Workshop (PDW) targets PhD students and early career researchers working in the area of networks analysis in different context and theoretical perspectives. The PDW aims to bring together senior scholars active in the field of management, international business, strategy and innovation to stimulate an interdisciplinary discussion on the paper submitted to the PDW. We want to draw out the theoretical and managerial implications and highlight new avenues for research in this area. 


 Workshop dates and times

Day 1 : Tuesday 8 October 2019 - 9.30am to 5.00pm

Day 2 : Wednesday 9 October 2019 - 9am to 4pm


Paper Development Workshop Programme(.pdf)

The purpose of the Paper Development Workshop is twofold;

Firstly, to bring together scholars active in the fields of management, international business and innovation to simulate and cultivate an interdisciplinary and to cross-fertilised discussion on management and national and international knowledge network and its theoretical and managerial implications.

Secondly, the PDW will provide PhD students and early career researchers with advice about;

  • managing their academic career
  • writing and positioning their papers
  • understanding the review process
  • provide applicants with developmental feedback on their manuscripts that are at both an early or relatively advanced stage of development
  • encourage further development of quality research papers on issues that are of relevance to the international business and management community

Workshop Details

How to Book

This workshop is free however please register via EventBrite to secure your place.


  • Society for the Advancement of Management Studies
  • British Academy of Management

Discussant Panel

Gautam Ahuja - Cornell University

Robin Cowan - UNU MERIT

Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki - University of Leeds

Anne te Wal - Imperial College Business School


Dr Marianna Marra - Management Science and Entrepreneurship, Essex Business School


Location - The Forum, Elmers Square, Elmers Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NE

 The workshop is being held at the University of Essex Southend Campus which is approximately 45 minutes from London by train.

For other ways to get to our campus please see the How to get to here page.

Get in touch
Dr Marianna Marra Lecturer in Management Science and Entrepreneurship
Telephone: 01702 32 8406