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Dr Caleb Kwong

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EBS - Management Science and Entrepreneurship (MSE)
Dr Caleb Kwong
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    GB.3.31, Southend Campus

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Biography

Caleb is a reader at the Essex Business School, University of Essex. His research interests include entrepreneurship, human resource management and not-for-profit sector management, and has published in a number of international journals including Academy of Management: Learning and Education, Journal of Small Business Management, International Small Business Journal, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Journal of Business Research, Regional Studies, Journal of General Management, Local Economy and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. Prior to joining the University of Essex, Caleb was a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (Wales/UK) team (funded by the EU). He was responsible for producing various regional reports for policy makers in the Welsh Assembly Government and the EU, as well as organising events ranging from international conferences (ISBE and RENT) to local workshops on entrepreneurship development.He was the UK lead on the Humane Entrepreneurship project. Caleb is an Associate Editor of Business Ethics: A European Review. He is also an Editorial Board member for the Journal of General Management and the Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies (formerly Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship), and an Editorial Review Board member for the Journal of Small Business Management. He has reviewed for JMS, ETP, ISBJ, SBE, JSBM, ERD, BJM, JBR, AMLE, IJHRM, IJEBR, JGM, JCE, IJME, Cross Cultural Research, Social Inclusion, Journal of Management and Organization, ESRC, UKRI-GCRF, Newton Fund, Sage Business Case, Palgrave, OUP, Routledge, ISBE, RENT, ICSB Caleb has conducted external examinations and validations for Bangor, Middlesex, South Wales, Coventry University London, University of Law and St Mary's University Twickenham. He has also been involved in PhD examinations, both as external assessor and internal examiner. Caleb is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Research Degree Supervision Completions C. Brownson - on entrepreneurship education (as 2nd supervisor), 2010 A. Abrar - on creative female entrepreneurs (1st supervisor), 2012 H. Manzoor on emotion in boardrooms (2nd supervisor), 2012 S. Abbas on organisational commitment (2nd supervisor), 2012 K. Maddox-Danes on university organisational identity(2nd supervisor), 2014 A. Tariq on downsizing and human resource management (1st supervisor), 2015 J. Ladner on organisational identity of the children workforce (2nd supervisor), 2015 H. Krkjie on "Ambidexterity in academia" (2nd supervisor), 2017 C. Bhattarai on "Organisational capabilities of social enterprises" (joint), 2018 T. van der Spek on "Social Entrepreneurship & blended value creation" (first supervisor), 2018 Current students: Q Chai, W. Liu. M. Shaaban

Qualifications

  • BSc (Bath)

  • MPhil taught (Glasgow)

  • PhD (Leeds)

  • PgCHEP (Essex)

  • Grad CIPD

  • FHEA

Research and professional activities

Research interests

social entrepreneurship, humane entrepreneurship and microfinance

Open to supervise

entrepreneurship amongst the disabled population

Open to supervise

entrepreneurship amongst refugees, Inernal Displaed Persons (IDPs) and those in the conflict zones

Open to supervise

female and ethnic entrepreneurship

Open to supervise

management education and enterprise education

Open to supervise

human resource management (international)

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Business Research Methods (BE218)

  • International Human Resource Management (BE443)

  • International Human Resource Management (BE462)

  • Research Project : Business Administration (BE932)

  • Research Project - Marketing (BE933)

  • Research Project - International Business and Entrepreneurship (BE934)

Previous supervision

Titus Chitto Van Der Spek
Titus Chitto Van Der Spek
Thesis title: Exploring the Crux of Social Entrepreneurship: The Pursuit of Blended Value Creation
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 4/1/2019
Charan Raj Bhattarai
Charan Raj Bhattarai
Thesis title: The Effect of Adoption of Commercial Business Practices on Social Enterprise Performance: An Empirical Study From the UK
Degree subject: Management Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 10/4/2018
M Hussam Krkjie
M Hussam Krkjie
Thesis title: Exploring Academics' Lived Experience of Managing Academic and Commercially-Oriented Activities in a UK University
Degree subject: Management Studies
Degree type: Master of Philosophy
Awarded date: 16/3/2018
Tianchen Li
Tianchen Li
Thesis title: Entrepreneurship and Environments: Start-Ups, Growth Aspirations, and Exit
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 5/2/2018
Adeelah Tariq
Adeelah Tariq
Thesis title: Downsizing Is a Form of Strategic Change: A Study of its Implementation as an Investment Strategy in UK Based Firms
Degree subject: Business Administration
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 4/7/2016
Jane Alison Ladner
Jane Alison Ladner
Thesis title: The Emergence of Organisational Identity Within Integrated Public Service Delivery: A Case Study of the 'Children's Workforce' Within a Local Authority
Degree subject: Business Administration
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 11/9/2015
Kay Maddox-Daines
Kay Maddox-Daines
Thesis title: A Relational Approach to Female Managers' Identity Construction: Narratives From a Case in a UK Higher Education Sector
Degree subject: Business Administration
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 15/12/2014
Faiz Khalid
Faiz Khalid
Degree subject: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 19/4/2011
Akinotan Ayokunle Akintoye
Akinotan Ayokunle Akintoye
Degree subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Lise Marie Morfjord
Lise Marie Morfjord
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Tien-Yean Su
Tien-Yean Su
Degree subject: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Nikolaos Visvasopoulos
Nikolaos Visvasopoulos
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Anita Islam
Anita Islam
Degree subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Rohan Dhanraj
Rohan Dhanraj
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Yu-Chi Huang
Yu-Chi Huang
Degree subject: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Satnam Singh Vassan
Satnam Singh Vassan
Degree subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 1/10/2010

Publications

Journal articles (26)

Kwong, C., Cheung, C. and Bhattarai, C., The role of social media in the collaboration, interaction, co-creation and co-delivery of a social venture in an uncertain conflict environment. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Bhattarai, C., Kwong, CCY. and Tasavori, M., (2019). Market orientation, market disruptiveness capability and social enterprise performance: an empirical study from the United Kingdom. Journal of Business Research. 96, 47-60

Kwong, C., Cheung, C., Manzoor, H. and Ur Rashid, M., (2019). Entrepreneurship through Bricolage. A Study of Displaced Entrepreneurs at Times of War and Conflict. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 31 (5-6), 435-455

Cheung, C., Kwong, CCY., Manzoor, H., Rashid, MU., Bhattarai, C. and Kim, Y-A., (2019). Resource mobilisation for social action through bricolage, for the displaced, by the displaced. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 25 (5), 1093-1127

Tasavori, M., Kwong, CCY. and Pruthi, S., (2018). Resource bricolage and growth of product and market scope in social enterprises. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 30 (3-4), 336-361

Cheung, CWM., Fieldhouse, S. and Kwong, CY., (2018). An Exploratory Quantitative Study into the Relationship between Catholic Affiliation and the Development of Social Entrepreneurship Education in the USA. International Studies in Catholic Education. 10 (2), 203-219

Wood, G., Cooke, FL., Demirbag, M. and Kwong, C., (2018). International Journal of Human Resource Management (IJHRM) Special Issue on:International human resource management in contexts of high uncertainties. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 29 (7), 1365-1373

Thompson, P., Williams, R. and Kwong, CCY., (2017). Factors Holding Back Small Third Sector Organizations' Engagement with the Local Public Sector. Nonprofit Management and Leadership. 27 (4), 513-531

Kwong, CCY. and Cheung, C., (2017). Path-and Place-dependence of entrepreneurial ventures at times of war and conflict.. International Small Business Journal. 35 (8), 903-927

Kwong, CCY., Tasavori, M. and Cheung, CW., (2017). Bricolage, Collaboration and Mission Drift in Social Enterprises. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 29 (7-8), 609-938

Chai, Q., Cheung, C. and Kwong, CCY., (2016). Early Global Trotters and their Entrepreneurial Employment Practices. A Case Study of the Colonial Hong Kong Government, 1845-1850.. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 8 (3), 378-384

Cheung, C., Zheng, V., Kwong, CCY. and Wong, S., (2016). Editorial: Understanding Chinese entrepreneurship from a historical perspective: What can we Learn from our Entrepreneurship heritage and How?. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 8 (3), 298-303

Thompson, P. and Kwong, CCY., (2016). Compulsory School-Based Enterprise Education as a Gateway to an Entrepreneurial Career. International Small Business Journal. 34 (6), 838-869

Cheung, CWM. and Kwong, CCY., (2016). Constructing a historical case for the teaching of business and management subjects. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 8 (3), 355-377

Kwong, CCY. and Tompson, P., (2016). The When and Why: Student Entrepreneurial Aspirations. Journal of Small Business Management. 54 (1), 299-318

Thompson, P., Williams, R., Kwong, CCY. and Thomas, B., (2015). The potential of trading activity income to fund Third Sector organisations operating in deprived areas. Local Economy. 30 (6), 627-649

Kwong, CCY., Eng, T. and Thompson, P., (2014). Foreword to the Autumn 2014 Special Issue: Coming out of an economic crisis: the role of entrepreneurship in fostering innovation in times of greater uncertainty. Journal of General Management. 40 (1), 1-7

Kwong, CCY., Jones-Evans, D. and Thompson, P., (2012). Differences in perceptions of access to finance between potential male and female entrepreneurs: Evidence from the UK. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research. 18 (1), 75-97

Kwong, CCY., Thompson, P. and Cheung, CWM., (2012). The Effectiveness of Social Business Plan Competitions in Developing Social and Civic Awareness and Participation. Academy of Management Learning & Education. 11 (3), 324-348

Thompson, P., Jones-Evans, D. and Kwong, CCY., (2012). Entrepreneurship in Deprived Urban Communities: The Case of Wales. Entrepreneurship Research Journal. 2 (1)

Kwong, CCY., Thompson, P., Cheung, CWM. and Manzoor, H., (2012). The Role of Environment in Fostering Conductive Entrepreneurial Learning - Teaching the 'Art' of Entrepreneurship in Summer Boot Camps. Journal of General Management. 38 (1), 45-71

Jones-Evans, D., Thompson, P. and Kwong, CCY., (2011). Entrepreneurship amongst Minority Language Speakers: The Case of Wales. Regional Studies. 45 (2), 219-238

Kwong, CCY., (2011). Transforming the human resource management of microfinance institutions: The case of Bank Rakyat Indonesia. Enterprise Development and Microfinance. 22 (2), 45-58

Thompson, P., Jones-Evans, D. and Kwong, CCY., (2010). Education and entrepreneurial activity: A comparison of White and South Asian Men. International Small Business Journal. 28 (2), 147-162

Kwong, CCY., Thompson, P., Jones-Evans, D. and Brooksbank, D., (2009). Nascent entrepreneurial activity within female ethnic minority groups. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research. 15 (3), 262-281

Thompson, P., Jones-Evans, D. and Kwong, CCY., (2009). Women and Home-based Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the United Kingdom. International Small Business Journal. 27 (2), 227-239

Book chapters (5)

Manzoor, H., Rashid Ur, M., Cheung, C. and Kwong, CY., (2019). Internally Displaced Entrepreneur in Pakistan: The Case Study of Abdullah. In: Refugee Entrepreneurship: A Case Based Topography. Editors: Heilbrunn, S., Freiling, J. and Harima, A., . Palgrave Macmillan. 978-3-319-92533-2

Tasavori, M., Kwong, C. and Pruthi, S., (2019). Resource bricolage and growth of product and market scope in social enterprises. In: Social Entrepreneurship and Bricolage Taking Stock and Looking Ahead. Editors: Fayolle, A., Janssen, F., Le Loarne-Lemaire, S. and Maalaoui, A., . Routledge. 9780367208578

Thompson, P., Jones-Evans, D. and Kwong, CCY., (2015). Educational Attainment and its Influence on Entrepreneurial Activity: a Comparison of White and South Asian Men. In: Asian Entrepreneurship. Editors: Dana, LP., . Sage. 9781473913813

Yang, Y. and Kwong, CCY., (2013). The Role of Language on Affiliates' Competence-creation: Evidence from the MNE Linkage across 45 Countries. In: The Changing Geography of International Business. Editors: Cook, G. and Johns, J., . Palgrave Macmillan. 114- 135. 9781137277497

Thompson, P., Kwong, CCY. and Jones-Evans, D., (2012). Enterprise Education and the Adoption of New Technologies Within Small Firms. In: New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millennium. Editors: Groen, A., Oakey, R., Van Der Sijde, P. and Cook, G., . Emerald. 5- 22. 9781780521183

Reports and Papers (1)

McCracken, K., Marquez, S., Kwong, CCY., Stephan, U., Castagnoli, A. and Dlouh�, M., (2015). Women's Entrepreneurship: Closing the Gender Gap in Access to Financial and Other Services and in Social Entrepreneurship

Grants and funding

2019

Entrepreneurship amongst refugees and migrants arriving from conflict affected countries � challenges and solutions in the context of Botswana

University of Essex (GCRF)

2018

Accelerating Women�s Enterprise

European Commission

Contact

ckwong@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1702 328394

Location:

GB.3.31, Southend Campus