Bruce Cronin

Professor Bruce Cronin MA, MSc, PhD, SFHEA, MCMI

Bruce Cronin

Professor Bruce Cronin
MA, MSc, PhD, SFHEA, MCMI

Professor of Economic Sociology, Business School Director of Research

Department of International Business and Economics

Business School

Professor Bruce Cronin specialises in the role of business networks in strategy and innovation within and across organisational and national boundaries. He is Director of Research for the Business School and Director of the University of Greenwich's Centre for Business Network Analysis since its establishment.

His corporate clients have included:

  • Defra
  • Ernst & Young
  • Institute of Management Consultants
  • London Knowledge Network
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Nesta
  • NHS
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Pensions Regulator
  • Work Foundation
  • Unilever
  • Universities UK

Teaching and administrative activities

MPhil/PhD supervision

Current

Dawn Foster: Collaborative online innovation networks

Emmanuel Igwe: Social preference behaviour and reciprocity in labour market operations.

Richa Madan: Influencer and prosumer dynamics online

Matthew Smith: International trade and investment networks.

Sergey Sosnovskikh: Effective management in developing Special Economic Zones in the Russian Federation.

Srinidhi Vasudevan: Financial performance effects of interlocking directorships.

Feng Zhang: Chinese corporate overseas direct investment in London

Completions

Dr Christos Bassa: Deciphering strategies to manage knowledge creation processes – leveraging product and technology development (PhD).

Dr Stefanos Michiotis: Towards an archetypal change model for organisations (PhD under examination).

Bankole Olagbaiye: Project and process management in the context of organisational complexity (MPhil).

Imad Guenane: Organisational process spillovers from foreign direct investment in Algeria (MPhil).

Shir Ali Narouei: An empirical investigation into the UK profit rate 1949-1998 (MPhil).

Ann Braithwaite, Mapping knowledge flows using archetypes (MRes).

  • Secretary/Treasurer, UK Social Networks Association
  • Board Member, European Social Networks Association
  • Director, World Economics Association
  • Treasurer, Association for Heterodox Economics
  • Subject Editor, Business Networks and Innovation, Connections, Journal of the International Network of Social Network Analysts
  • Member of the editorial boards of the Forum for Social Economics, Connections and The Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change.

Organisations

  • Member of the international advisory boards for the European Knowledge Management Conference, the International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing and the World Association for Political Economy, and the Organising Committee of the International Network of Social Network Analysts 35th Annual Conference.
  • Parent-subsidiary structures in foreign direct investment 
  • Business-governmental relationships
  • Managerial career networks

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() . In: Financial Elites And Transnational Business. Who Rules the World?. Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9780857935519

() . In: Evaluating Economic Research in a Contested Discipline: Ranking, Pluralism, and the Future of Heterodox Economics. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-4443-3946-8 (pbk) 978-1-4443-3945-1 (hbk)

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() . In: From Sociology to Computing in Social Networks: Theory, Foundations and Applications. Springer-Verlag/Wien, New York, USA. ISBN 9783709102930

() . In: International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Governance in a Global Age. Global Political Economy Research Unit, Perth, Western Australia. ISBN 0-515-46411-X (pbk - set), 0-515-78322-X (hbk - set)

() . In: International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Governance in a Global Age. Global Political Economy Research Unit, Perth, Western Australia. ISBN 0-515-46411-X (pbk - set), 0-515-78322-X (hbk - set)

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and () . In: SUNBELT XXX Riva del Garda Fiere Congressi Riva del Garda (TN), Italy June 29 – July 4, 2010. INSNA (International Network for Social Network Analysis), Tampa, USA.

and () . In: Proceedings of the 25th IMP conference. IMP Group, Marseille, France.

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and () . Elsevier Ltd.. ISSN 0263-2373

() . Elsevier. ISSN 1877-0428

() . Elsevier. ISSN 1877-0428

and () . Emergent Publications. ISSN 1521-3250

() . Wiley-Blackwell. ISSN 1536-7150 (online)

, , and () . John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. ISSN 0002-9246

, and () . Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.. ISSN 1753-7177

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