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Professor Martin Binks

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BA (Durham), PhD (Nottingham)
Professor of Entrepreneurial Development

Division: Management
Centre/Institute: The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
E-mail: Martin.Binks@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 9515274
Location: B40 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Professor of Entrepreneurial Development, and Chair of the University of Nottingham Institute for Enterprise and Innovation (UNIEI), now Haydn Green Institute (HGI) since 2013. Established research background in the area of SMEs and their relationship with banks. Provision of advice and consultancy to HM Government ministries and the Bank of England. A growing research focus on entrepreneurship education, knowledge and technology transfer and also on regional economic development including the establishment of electronic on-line surveys, such as the UK Business Barometer (www.ukbb.ac), the UK Business Advisers Barometer (www.ukbab.ac) and the Integrative Learning Barometer (www.learningbarometer.com). Co-developer of 'Ingenuity - A Guide for Clear Thinking' and 'Ingenuity'. Design and delivery of high level programmes including 'Creative Problem Solving and Effective Decision Making', 'Pre-Concept Innovation Strategies' and 'Innovation from Theory to Practice'. Long and established experience working with organisations in the private and public sector of all sizes from groups of SMEs to the NHS.

Research Interests
Radical Innovation Thinking; Technology Transfer; Entrepreneurship; Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs); Banks and their Relationship with SMEs; Electronic Business Surveys; Entrepreneurial Skills Development

Administrative Roles
HGI - Chair of Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Current Research Activities
As well as working and publishing in the research areas cited above I am also interested in some of the pedagogical issues that are emeging in Entrepreneurship Education and the relative effectiveness of different approaches. The Integrative Learning emphasis developed by Professor Edward Lumsdaine and myself is demonstrated in our recent book 'Entrepreneurship from Creativity to Innovation - Effective Thinking Skills for a Changing World'. Aspects of the coverage can be viewed online at http://www.trafford.com/06-2229. The online surveys that are used to gather information from SMEs and Business Advisers can be seen at http://www.ukbb.ac and "http://www.ukbab.ac.
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Journal Articles

Westhead, P.; Ucbasaran, D.; Binks, M. (2004), "Internationalisation Strategies Selected by 'Rural' and 'Urban' SMEs", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol.11 (1), pp.8-22.

Westhead, P.; Ucbasaran, D.; Wright, M.; Binks, M. (2004), "Streams of Experience and Performance Novice, Serial and Portfolio Entrepreneurs", Internationales Gewerbearchiv, Vol.52 (1), pp.1-14.

Siegel, D.; Wessner, C.; Binks, M.; Lockett, A. (2003), "Policies Promoting Entrepreneurship in a Knowledge Based Economy: Evidence From The U.S. and U.K.", Small Business Economics, Vol.20 (2), pp.121-128.

Ucbasaran, D.; Wright, M.; Westhead, P.; Binks, M. (2003), "Does Entrepreneurial Experience Influence Opportunity Identification", Journal of Private Equity, Vol.7, pp.7-14.

Ratcheva, V.; Binks, M. (2002), "Developing Collective Knowledge in Geographically Distributed Teams", International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, Vol.1 (2), pp.199-207.

Westhead, P.; Binks, M.; Ucbasaran, D.; Wright, M. (2002), "Internationalization of SMEs: A Research Note", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol.9 (1), pp.38-48.

Ennew, C.T.; Binks, M.R. (1999), "The Impact of Participative Service Relationships on Quality, Satisfaction and Retention: An Exploratory Study", Journal of Business Research, Vol.46, pp.121-132.

Poutziouris, P.; Binks, M.; Bruce, A. (1999), "A Problem-Phenomenological Growth Model for Small Manufacturing Firms", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol.6 (2), pp.139-153.

Binks, M.R.; Otter, S. (1998), "Realising the Potential Contribution of Higher Education Institutions to their Regions and Communities", Tertiary Education and Management, Vol.4(3), pp.209-223.

Ennew, C.T.; Binks, M.R. (1998), "Smaller Businesses and Relationship Banking: The Impact of Participative Behaviour", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol.21 (4), pp.83-92.

Ennew, C.T.; Binks, M.R. (1998), "The Benefits of Participative Service Relationships: The Case of Banks and Small Businesses", International Journal of Customer Relationship Management, Vol.1(1), pp.22-28.

Binks, M.R.; Ennew, C.T. (1997), "The Relationship Between UK Banks and Their Small Business Customers", Small Business Economics, Vol.9 (2), pp.167-178.

Binks, M.R. (1996), "Enterprise in Higher Education and the Graduate Labour Market", Education and Training, Vol.38, pp.26-29.

Binks, M.R.; Ennew, C.T. (1996), "Growing Firms and The Credit Constraint", Small Business Economics, Vol.8 (1), pp.17-25.

Ennew, C.T.; Binks, M.R. (1996), "The Impact of Service Quality and Service Characteristics on Customer Retention: Small Businesses and Their Banks in The UK", British Journal of Management, Vol.7 (3), pp.219-230.

Ennew, C.T.; Binks, M.R. (1996), "Good and Bad Customers: The Benefits of Participating in The Banking Relationship", International Journal of Bank Marketing, Vol.14 (2), pp.5-13.



Books

Lumsdaine, E.; Binks, M. (2002), Keep on Moving - Entrepreneurial Creativity and Effective Problem Solving, McGraw Hill.

Binks, M.; Ennew, C. (2000), ed Private Businesses and Their Banks.

Binks, M.R.; Ennew, C.T. (1998), ed Private Businesses and their Banks, (I).



Chapters in Books

Binks, M.; Ennew, C. (2000), "Profiting from a Closer Banking Links", in Mastering Entrepreneurship, pp.140-145.

Binks, M.R. (1999), "The Changing Relationship Between Higher Education and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises", in Universities and the Creation of Wealth, pp.66-80.

Binks, M.R.; Ennew, C.T. (1996), "Profiting From a Closer Banking Link", in Mastering Enterprise, pp.103-108.



Conferences

Ennew, C.; Devlin, J.; Binks, M. 2004, "The Drivers of Service Loyalty: A Longitudinal Perspective", in the proceedings of the EMAC Conference 2004.

Hanley, A.; Ennew, C.; Binks, M. 2003, "The Price of Commercial Credit Lines: Evidence from the UK", at Fourth International Conference on Money, Investment and Risk, November, Nottingham.

Ratcheva, V.; Binks, M. 2002, "Knowledge Dynamics in Multidisciplinary Teams", at European Academy of Management, Stockholm, May 2002.

Foo, H.; Ennew, C.; Binks, M. 1999, "The Marketing-Entrepreneurship Interface: Empirical Evidence from Singapore", at 2nd UK Academy of Marketing Conference.

Ennew, C.T.; Binks, M.R. 1998, "Participative Behaviour in Service Relationships: An Exploratory Analysis".

Binks, M.R.; Ennew, C.T. 1997, "The Changing Relationship Between Banks and Their Small Business Customers in the UK", at ISBA.

Binks, M.R.; Ennew, C.T. 1997, "Information Asymmetries, The Banking Relationship and The Implications for Growth".

Binks, M.R.; Gibbs, R. 1997, "The Role of Universities in Facilitating SME Networks - Evidence from the University of Nottingham".



Discussion Papers

Hanley, A.; Ennew, C.; Binks, M. 2004, "The Price of Commercial Credit Lines: Evidence for the UK", Nottingham University Business School Discussion Paper.

Hanley, A.; Ennew, C.; Binks, M. 2003, "Knowledge Economies and The Price of UK Overdraft Finance: A Research Note", Nottingham University Business School Discussion Paper, Nottingham University Business School.

Ennew, C.; Binks, M. 1997, "The Impact of Participative Service Relationships on Quality, Satisfaction and Retention: An Exploratory Study", Nottingham University Business School Discussion Paper, Nottingham University Business School.

Ennew, C.; Binks, M. 1996, "Marketing and Entrepreneurship: Some Contextual Issues", Nottingham University Business School Discussion Paper, Nottingham University Business School.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Munoz, C.; Mosey, S.; Binks, M. (2015), "The tacit mystery: reconciling different apporaches to tacit knowledge", Knowledge Management Research and Practice, Vol.13, pp. 289-298.

Mosey, S.; Noke, H.; Binks, M. (2012), "The influence of human and social capital upon the entrepreneurial intentions and destinations of academics", Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol.24 (9), pp. 893-910.

Munoz, C.; Mosey, S.; Binks, M. (2011), "Developing opportunity-identification capabilities in the classroom visual evidencefor changing mental frames", Academy of Management Learning and Education, Vol.10 (2), pp. 277-295.

Binks, M.; Starkey, K.; Mahon, C. (2006), "Entrepreneurship Education and the Business School", Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol.18 (1), pp. 1-18.

Hanley, A.; Ennew, C.; Binks, M. (2006), "The Price of UK Commercial Credit Lines: A Research Note", Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol.33 (5-6), pp. 932-938.

Wright, M.; Clarysse, B.; Lockett, A.; Binks, M. (2006), "University Spin-Out Companies and Venture Capital", Research Policy, Vol.35 (4), pp. 481-501.

Westhead, P.; Ucbasaran, D.; Wright, M.; Binks, M. (2005), "Novice, Serial and Portfolio Entrepreneur Behaviour and Contributions", Small Business Economics, Vol.25 (2), pp.109-132.

Westhead, P.; Ucbasaran, D.; Wright, M.; Binks, M. (2005), "Policy Towards Novice, Serial and Portfolio Entrepreneurs", Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Vol.22, pp.779-798.



Books

Kirkham, P.; Mosey, S.; Binks, M. (2013), Ingenuity.

Kirkham, P.; Mosey, S.; Binks, M. (2009), Ingenuity in Practice: A Guide for Clear Thinking', 1st Edtion, University of Nottingham.

Lumsdaine, E.; Binks, M. (2007), Entrepreneurship, from Creativity to Innovation, Trafford.



Chapters in Books

Mosey, S.; Kirkham, P.; Binks, M. (2014), "The Co-Creation of Locally Useful Knowledge by Business Schools", in Oxford Handbook of Local Competitiveness, forthcoming 2014.

Binks, M. (2013), "The crucial role of universities in promoting radical innovation", in The Business Growth Benefits of Higher Education, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, forthcoming 2013.

Binks, M.; Mosey, S.; Kirkham, P. (2010), "Necessity should be the mother of innovation'", in Science in Parliament, (Spring), 18-20.

Binks, M.; Mosey, S.; Kirkham, P. (2010), "Ingenuity - Improving the Quality of Ideas", in The Growing Business Handbook, Ed. Jolly, A, Kogan Page.



Conferences

Othman, A.; Mosey, S.; Binks, M. 2010, "A Dynamic Capabilities Approach to understanding the Performance of University Technology Transfer Offices in a Resource Constrained Context", at Technology Transfer Society Conference, Atlanta.



Reports for external body

Binks, M.; Kirk, G.; Kirkham, P.; Mosey, S. 2012, "Educating engineers to drive the innovation economy.", in Royal Academy of Engineering, pp. 1-17.

 

 

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