Dr Stephen Little

External Supervisor

HIGHER EDUCATION

1967-1972 BSc (Hons) in Architecture Birmingham School of Architecture, affiliated to Aston University
(unclassified honours degree with separate graduate profile)
Dissertations "A summary of the implications of an ethologically based re-orientation of architectural design systems" Birmingham Polytechnic mimeo, 1972
"Sources of architectonic form" Birmingham Polytechnic mimeo, 1971
1972-1973 MSc in Applied Psychology: Department of Applied Psychology, University of Aston, Birmingham
Project "Attitudes to the standardization of design" University of Aston, mimeo, 1973 in conjunction with Birmingham Regional Hospital Board
1981-1983 PhD in Design Research Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art, London
S.E.R.C. C.A.S.E. Studentship supported by Scottish Special Housing Association
Thesis "A longitudinal study of strategic choice in complex organizations through the examination of technical change in the design activity"
1993-1994 Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Graduate School of Education, University of Wollongong, NSW.
APPOINTMENTS AND EXPERIENCE
2017- External Supervisor, Centre for Islamic Finance University of Bolton
3year contract
2005-2016 Chairman: Asia Pacific Technology Network
Chairman of company limited by guarantee established to encourage collaboration between the UK, wider Europe and Asia in the area of high technology and corporate strategy.
1999-2013 Senior Lecturer in Knowledge Management, The Open University Business School
1996-1999 Senior Lecturer: Department of Business Information Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University, full-time tenured
1989-1996 Senior Lecturer: Department of Business Systems, University of Wollongong, Australia, full-time tenured
1984-1989 Lecturer: School of Computing and Information Technology, Griffith University, Australia, full-time tenured
1983-1984 Research Associate: Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art, London, succession of short-term contracts
1981-1983 (Full-time doctoral student at Royal College of Art, London,)
1979-1981 Architect: Scottish Special Housing Association, Regional Office (West), Glasgow,
Main grade architect within a multidisciplinary regional office dealing with GEAR (Glasgow Eastern Area Renewal Programme)
Responsible for liaison with tenants and organisation of their participation in the design process
Responsible for design and supervision of new-build and refurbishment contracts
1974-1979 Architect: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, Greater Manchester,
Member of the New Housing Group
Responsible for design and supervision of new housing developments including contracts for several sites with small, infill schemes within existing communities
Involved in the establishment of working relationships between various authorities and utilities following extensive local government reorganisation
1973-1974 Architectural Assistant: Downs & Variava, Architects & Planning Consultants, Manchester,
Responsible to Partner for design and development of rehabilitation scheme for an area of inter-war public housing and the development of a housing association new-build scheme
CONTRIBUTIONS TO UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND STUDENT SUPPORT
2017-present CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC FINANCEUNIVERSITY OF BOLTON
Organisational Responsibilities
Part-time doctoral supervision
1999-2013 THE OPEN UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Organisational Responsibilities

B301 Making Sense of Strategy (60 credits)
2011-2013 Module member responsible for development of new Block 2 from updated and
` existing materials

B322 Investigating Entrepreneurial Activities (30 credits)
2011-2013 Deputy Module Team Chair for this on-line undergraduate module

BS811 Strategic Management in Life Sciences and Health Care (60 credits)
2006-2011 Presentation Chair throughout the presentations of this innovative module
Residential school director
B823 Managing Knowledge, a second level MBA elective (30 credits)
1999-2013 Course Team Chair for the first five annual presentations to a total of over 3000 students. Presently course team member for award boards
Contributions to Teaching Materials and Methods

BS811 Strategic Management in Life Sciences and Health Care (60 credits)
2004-2010 Production Chair and Author for Block 4 on scenario planning as a tool for strategic management in the life sciences and healthcare
B823 Managing Knowledge, a second level MBA elective (30 credits)
2005-2008 Author for 08K re-work and consolidation of three course units into a new Unit 4
B852 Management & Business Research (30 credits)
2002-2004 Author and presenter of Block 4: Researching Information Systems and Information Management in full-time face-to-face delivery. B852 is a key component of the MRes programme which allowed ESRC accreditation as the basis of a 1+3 programme.
B680 Certificate in Accounting (60 credits)
2000-2002 Course Team Member, Responsible for the production of Block 3, Unit 13 Managing Information and Knowledge
Innovative development integrating pre-existing externally produced material into an OUBS learning framework
Contributions to Staff and Student Support
B823 Managing Knowledge, a second level MBA elective (30)
1999-2004 Pioneered the use of Lyceum, a synchronous audio-conferencing tool which provides electronic adjacency through shared on-screen workspace
Investigated synchronous e-mentoring, with Prof. Gilly Salmon, continued this collaboration through the Beyond Distance Research Alliance http://www.le.ac.uk/beyonddistance/
Contributions to Administration and Management
2004-2008 Head, Centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Enterprise
• Responsible for line management of the members and coordination and development of research activity among members and with partners within the Open University and beyond. The centre was re-organised in 2013.
• MKIRU - the Managing Knowledge and Innovation Research Unit - was hosted by the Centre. Members of IKE and MKIRU contributed to the cross-faculty Centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Development which also involves members of the Faculties of Social Science and Technology.
2004-2008 Co-Director, Centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Development
• One of two members, representing the Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology and the OU Business School and supporting the Director, Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Faculty of Social Science.
• Worked with Professor Colin Gray and Dr Leslie Budd to establish RAIKE –the Regional Analysis, Enterprise and Knowledge Research Exchange - within IKD.
• The co-directors co-ordinated the RAE process across the IKD membership for UoA43 Development Studies.
• IKD has obtained significant funding, including the ESRC small grant in the Science in Society Programme for which Dr Little was a co-investigator.
1996-1999 DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY,
MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
Departmental Research Degrees Co-ordinator
Member of Faculty Higher Degrees Committee
Delivery of Business Information Systems 1, first stage, MSc BIT
Development and Delivery of International Studies 4, final year, BSc BIT
Tutorial Contribution to Information Systems in Organisations 2, second year, BSc BIT
Tutorial Contribution to Information Systems in Organisations 1, first year, BSc BIT
1989-1996 DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS,
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA,
Research Coordinator for Technology Implementation, Diffusion & Change Management, Management of Integrated Technical and Organisational Change (MITOC) Centre, 1994-1996
Member of Departmental, Faculty and University Committees
Convener and Student Adviser for BCom Major in Business Systems Analysis
Co-ordinator of core Systems Analysis and Design subjects in Associate Diploma in Computer Applications and Business Systems Analysis major, Bachelor of Commerce
Contributor to the televised delivery of distance education material through the PAGE (Professional & Graduate Education) Consortium
1984-1989 SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY,
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
Member of team responsible for the initiation of a Bachelor of Informatics programme
Member of Program Planning & Review Sub committee, School of Social and Industrial Administration, Griffith University
Responsible for the development of "live" second year design project course with external clients
Responsible for the development of an Artificial Intelligence major within the Bachelor programme
Responsible for development and delivery of Organisation Theory in 1st year foundation program and 2nd year case-studies
RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
Research Projects
Grants and Awards held
2005-2006 ESRC Science in Society small grant £43,149.00 (CI with Prof. Joanna Chataway and Prof. Paul Quintas, PI Prof. David Wield, RA Dr Dinar Kale) Issues involved in diffusion of knowledge through migration of scientific labour
1993 Illawarra Area Health Service Evaluation of information systems in Community Health Services in the Illawarra with R. Jayasuriya & J. Foulstone, University of Wollongong
1990 Design Studies Award: an annual award made by the editorial board of Design Studies Journal and the publishers, Butterworth's, for the outstanding paper published in each volume.
1985 University Research Grant Griffith University (jointly held with Perry Morrison) $11,500 for initial work in the evaluation of video-disc support for on-line computer documentation.
1983-84 Department of Design Research, RCA Research Assistant for externally funded projects:
General Electric Hurst Laboratories Facilities management
London Regional Transport Design of buses for the 1990s
Consumer Association Analysis of speculative developer’s house designs
Intermediate Technology Development Group Design of dental equipment for developing countries
1981-1983 Research Studentship: Collaborative Award in Science and Engineering (CASE) Science and Engineering Research Council, U.K.
Funding for doctoral programme, awarded on the basis of a research proposal put forward with the support of candidate’s employer and the Department of Design Research, R.C.A.
1972-1973 Research Studentship: Science Research Council, U.K.
Funding for Masters programme through a competitive application to a pool of scholarships.
1972 Graduate Travel Scholarship: University of Aston (jointly awarded with Donald Hoey)
Funding for eight days in Leningrad with a fellow graduate examining the development and production of industrialised mass housing.
POSTGRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION
Completed Doctoral Supervision
2008-2012 Gaby Ford (full-time) Topic: An investigation into the factors that increase user performance attributable to ERP system use commenced November 2008, examined July 2012, minor amendments completed
2003-2011 Yan Tao (part-time) Topic: The application of E-business in residential development in the People’s Republic of China resumed after suspension 2009, awarded October 2011.
2002-2011 Alison Corfield (part-time) Topic: Knowledge management strategies for international NGOs awarded October 2011
2006-2009 Samuel Tengey (full-time) Topic: The impact of New Public Management in Ghana commenced November 2004, awarded January 2010
2001-2005 Dinar Kale (full-time) Topic: Knowledge management and the impact of WTO accession on the Indian pharmaceutical industry, PhD awarded August 2005
1997-1999 Garry Blair (part-time at Manchester Metropolitan University) Topic: The Politics of Computer System Implementation PhD awarded September 2005 (advisor only from 1999)
1993-1997 Melih Kirlidog (part-time at University of Wollongong) Topic: Executive computing in a developing country: a case study evaluation of Turkish experience PhD awarded March 1997
1985-1990 John Earls: (part-time at University of Wollongong) Topic: Development of a positive social computing use model involving disabled people PhD awarded March 1990
EXTERNAL ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Membership and offices in learned societies and professional bodies
2009-present Life Member, International Sociological Association
2007-present Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2005-present Fellow of the Regional Studies Association (Member 2005-11)
2004-present Member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs)
1999-present Member of Odyssey Group of Organisation Researchers (odysseygroup.org.uk)
1996-present Member of UK Academy of Information Systems
1995-present Board Member of Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (www.apros.org)
1985-present Member of British Sociological Association
1984-present Member of International Sociological Association
1983-2014 Affiliate of British Computer Society
1976-2005 Architect, Architect’s Registration Board, U.K.
1972-present Member of Design Research Society (www.designresearchsociety.org)
(formerly Treasurer, Newsletter editor and Council Member)
External Examining
2011-2015 External Examiner Manchester Business School, Masters in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
2010-2014 External Examiner, Manchester Metropolitan Business School, undergraduate modules
2009-2012 External Examiner University of Birmingham, DBA and PhD coursework
2005-2008 External Examiner London Metropolitan University, Masters in Information and Knowledge Management,
2010 Examiner PhD Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology, Sydney Liisa Naar Great Expectations: unpacking client perspectives of the client-designer relationship in contemporary design practice
2006 Examiner PhD Department of Business Logistics and Information Systems University of Bolton
Kondal Reddy Kandadi Knowledge management in distributed organisations: Developing a meta-level framework
2004 Examiner PhD Judge Centre, University of Cambridge Oded Nov
Informative systems, knowledge management and industrial creative processes
2004 Examiner PhD Department of Computing, University of Staffordshire Stephen Hill
USYDM: The incorporation of usability information criteria within an information systems analysis and design framework
2003 Examiner PhD Department of Computer Science, University of Durham Gill Mallalieu
A Critical Approach to Business Process Modelling in Small Organisations.
2002 Examiner PhD Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Napier University Paul Griffin
The New Scottish Politics of Information, Governance and Information Technology in the Devolved Scotland.
2000 Examiner PhD Management Centre, University of Aston Chris Carter
The dynamics of organizational change: an analysis of power, professions and new managerialism in the case of CoastPower
1995-2003 International Assessor Australian Research Council (ARC) SPIRT (Strategic Partnerships with Industry -Research and Training Scheme) and for ARC Large Awards,
1992-1996 Research Assessor, Department of Health, Housing Local Government and Community Services, Australian Federal Government,
1994 Examiner MAppSc Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, MAppSc D. Oh Power Sharing Methodologies: A Bottom-Up Orientation for Systems Development

1993 Examiner Master of Business Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology,
B.H. McCarthy Recent Applications of Expert Systems in Town Planning: A Critical Appraisal
1990 Examiner Griffith University, Division of Commerce & Administration, MAdmin,
1986-87 Referee for Grant Applications, National Board for Science and Technology, Dublin,
Internal PhD Examination
The Open University Business School
2010 Lilian Jensen Innovation in pharma companies: an investigation of R&D and external knowledge acquisition
2010 Ting Wu Do Chinese Companies and Multinationals in China Do Things Differently? A Comparative Study of Supply Chain Strategies in Three Industries
2007 Thomas Bungartz The Role of Innovation Management Units (InMUs) in Radical Innovation - Case Studies in the Deutsche Telekom Group
2005 Ian Corner Customer Relationship Management Systems: The Development of Implementation Meso-Theory
2000 Roger Cook The impact of social and cognitive factors on the acceptance of decision aids
Department of Design, Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, Open University
2012 Elizabeth Wright Visual preferences in an aging population
Department of Development Policy and Practice, Faculty of Technology, Open University
2006 Kalpana Chaturvedi The dynamics of technology innovation in the Indian pharmaceutical industry: firm strategy and policy interactions.

Contributions to Conferences
Programme Committees
2014 Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference 2014 jointly organized by Rotterdam School of Management/Erasmus University and Elgin & Co., the Netherlands, Boğaziçi University and Adnan Menderes University, Turkey, Istanbul 7-8 November 2014
2013 Co-organiser, APROS-15 Recovering Organization Asia Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies 15th International Colloquium to be hosted by Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo 14-17 February 2013
2009 IASDR 2009 (http://www.iasdr2009.or.kr/) Seoul, Korea, October.
2009 Eighth Global Mobility Roundtable, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, 31 October – 2 November 2009
2005 Complexity, Science and Society Conference, Centre for Complexity Research, University of Liverpool, October
2002 Chair, Second ESRC Mobile Network Seminar, The impact of new communications technologies upon the nature of physical transportation systems Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge, 28 February 2002
2000 Asia Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies (APROS) 8th International Colloquium, Sydney, December
2000 Third Global Change Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, December
1998 IFIP WG8.2/8.6 Working conference: Information Systems Current Issues and Future Changes Helsinki, December
1998 Second Global Change Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, April.

Invited Lectures and Seminars
2012 LITTLE S.E. (2012) ‘Building and maintaining competence and capacity in a global environment: learning from pharmaceuticals and physics’ invited seminar presented at Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto Japan, 11th April 2012
2011 LITTLE S.E. (2011) ‘Knowledge exchange in ATLAS: what works well and what could be better? Knowledge exchange in ATLAS: a social scientific study Seminar held at CERN, Meyrin Site, 20 September 2011 (with Chris Mabey and Elspeth Leeson Birmingham University, Finian Buckley, Dublin City University, Clara Kulich, Geneva University, Amy Wong, HK Polytechnic University)
2010 LITTLE S.E. (2010) ‘Angels, Demons and CERN: internal and external narratives in a global scientific collaboration’ Invited Seminar, University of Technology, Sydney, August 2010
2009 LITTLE S.E. (2009) “New Challenges for Tourism Innovation in the UK” Japan Institute for Tourism Research (JITR) 2009 RARC Seminar for Tourism and Hospitality Management November, published in Tourism Studies 22 (1) (in Japanese)
2005 LITTLE S.E. (2005) “Design and Determination: the global role of information systems” Doctoral seminar, School of Informatics, Manchester University, April 2005
LITTLE S.E. (2012) “Managing Knowledge Strategically: a teaching and research trajectory” lecture to Masters in Information Management programme, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, February 2005
2004 “Metagovernance: the implications of knowledge management practice for public and private sector organizations” presented at seminar The Implications of Knowledge Management, University of York, July 2004
2002 "Supported distance learning: moving from broadcast to interactive media at the Open University UK" First UK-China High Technology Forum, Shanghai, October 2002
Invited participant at a seminar on Business Intelligence and Knowledge Extraction Seminar, Department of Trade and Industry London February 2002
"Following KM through the Ages" International Presentation to the Essential Knowledge Management Conference, Sandton, Johannesburg March 2002
2001 “Managing Knowledge in a Global Context” at a seminar of the Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in the UK, Sheffield, November 2001
1998 “Science, Technology and Society in East Asia: Frameworks for the challenges of the next century” International Conference on Science, Technology and Society: Science and Society Technological Turn, Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto, Japan, March 1998
1995 Invited speaker at Department for Education funded workshop BRITISH (Basic Research on Interactive Training on the Information SuperHighway) Project Workshop, Research & Graduate College, University of Salford, September 1995
Visiting Appointments
2008-2012 Visiting Scholar Department of Technology and Innovation, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
2007- 2010 Visiting Professor in Business Logistics, Innovation and Systems, University of Bolton
2010 Visiting Scholar School of Management and Marketing, Deakin University Victoria, Australia, June-September.
2009 Visitor, RARC, Rikkyo University, Saitama, Japan, November
2003 Visitor Institute for African Development, Cornell University, NY, USA, October
Visiting Lecturer Academy for Management Excellence, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, April
2002 Visiting Scholar Department of Management, University of Technology, Sydney, July
2001 Visiting Lecturer ESC-Toulouse Aerospace MBA, May

1991 Visiting Fellow Urban Research Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, October-December
Visiting Research Fellow Fujitsu Centre for Managing Information Technology in Organisations, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney, July-September
OTHER INFORMATION
Consultancies and External Activities
2013 Consultant: ‘War Effort’- temporary exhibition, Coventry Transport Museum, 12 July 2013 - 5 January 2014 examining the social and industrial consequences of the motor industry’s contribution to wartime production,
2011 Invited Participant & co-author, EU/US Conference: Roadmap for Measuring the Results of Science: The Bellagio Statement Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Italy, 27 June -01 July
Report available at http://www.iscintelligence.com/event.php?id=22
2008-2012 Member, International Program Board, Masters in Hospitality Management, Hotelschool Den Haag, Netherlands.
2004-2006 Author, DTI Office of Science and Technology Foresight Programme: Intelligent Infrastructure Systems State-of-the-art science report on the intersection of technology and society
2000-2003 North East Action on Transport Member of a working group, drawn from local government and community groups, examining means of developing interactive forms of e-governance and policy monitoring,
1991-1992 Key Centre in Strategic Management, Queensland University of Technology Information systems quality advisor,
1988 Working party member, Kurilpa Community Centre, Brisbane post-Expo’88 planning exhibition with local aboriginal community on impact of bicentennial exposition on inner city suburbs of Brisbane,
1973-1976 Consultant, Manchester & Salford Housing Action, Moss Side District Centre Residents Housing conditions surveys, reports and campaigns,
Academic Editorial work
Editor,
1996-1999 Design Research Society Newsletter,
Editorial Board Member
1992-1995 Australian Journal of Social Research
Reviewer
2013 Journal of Place Branding and Public Diplomacy
2011 Book proposals for Routledge, Ashgate and Cambridge University Press
International Journal of Information Technology Management
2010-present Technology Analysis and Strategic Management
2010 New Media and Society
2007 Mobilities
2006 Journal of Strategic Information System
2005 Science, Technology and Human Values
2004 Asian Business and Management
2003 Industrial Relations Journal
2000 Information Technology & People
1999 Journal of Information Technology
1992-1996 Australian Journal of Social Research
1991 present Journal of Information Systems.
1981-present Design Studies

PUBLICATIONS
(a) Books
(i) Books authored
1) LITTLE S.E. (2004) Design and Determination: the role of information technology in redressing regional inequities in the development process Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, ISBN 0 7546 1099 3
2) LITTLE S.E. (1988) Organisational Implications of Computing for Professional Work, Gower/Avebury, Aldershot, ISBN 0-566-05454-X
(ii) Books & special issues edited
1) LITTLE S,.E, Go F. and Poon S-C (2017) Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Experiences from East and West Springer, Chur, ISBN 978-3-319-43858-0
2) LITTLE S., & Ray T. (EDS) (2005) Managing Knowledge: an essential reader 2nd edn Sage Publications, London, ISBN 1-4129-1240-7, (357pp) (OU co-published text for B823 Managing Knowledge)
3) Grieco M., LITTLE S. & Macdonald M. (2003) Special Issue: European Spatial Research and Policy - Special Issue on Metagovernance ISSN 1231-1952, 10 (2), September 2003 (150pp) London, ISBN 1-4129-1240-7.
4) LITTLE S.E., Quintas P. & Ray T.E. (EDS) (2002) Managing Knowledge: an essential reader Sage Publications, London, ISBN 0-7619-7213-7, (396pp) (OU co-published text for B823 Managing Knowledge) `
5) Thorpe R. & LITTLE S.E. (EDS) (2001) Global Change: the Impact of Asia in the 21st Century Palgrave, London, ISBN 0-333-92006-6, (432pp)
6) Grieco M., Holmes L. & LITTLE S. (2000) Special Issue: “Intelligent Urban Development” Urban Studies 37 (10) September, ISSN 0042-0980 (183pp)
7) LITTLE S.E. (1996) Special Issue: “Accounting for Culture” Information Technology & People 9 (3) ISSN 0959-3845, (97pp)
(b) Book chapters
1) LITTLE S. E. (2018) 'Managing Context: Lessons from a Large-scale Project' in: Gary Bell G., Pagano R., Sato S. and Warwick J. (eds) Problem Structuring Approaches for the Management of Projects Springer, Chur
2) LITTLE S. E. 'Global Networks, Open Innovation and Entrepreneurial Firms' in: Little S.E. Go F and Poon T S-C (2018) Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Experiences from East and West Springer, Chu
3) LITTLE S. E. (2017) 'Global Networks, Open Innovation and Entrepreneurial Firms' in: Little S.E. Go F and Poon T S-C (2017) Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Experiences from East and West Springer, Chur pp.79-92
4) LITTLE S. E. (2014) Making Space for Cultural Entrepreneurship in: Go F, Lemmetyinen A. and Hakala U. (eds) Harnessing Place Branding Through Cultural Entrepreneurship Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9781137465153 pp.261-275
5) Go F. and S. LITTLE (2013) ‘Older workers in a global economy – life cycle migration and knowledge transfer’ in Taylor P. (ed) Older workers in an Ageing Society, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar ISBN 978 1 78254 009
6) LITTLE S. E. (2012) ‘Sustaining a brand through proactive repair: the case of Manchester’ International Place Branding Yearbook 2012: Smart Growth and Sustainability Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan ISBN 978-0-230-27952-0 pp.103-118
7) Kale D, Little S. and Hinton M (2011) ‘Reconfiguration of knowledge management practices in new product development: the case of the Indian pharmaceutical industry’ in Grant K.A. (ed) Case Studies in Knowledge Management Research Reading: Academic Publishing International 978-1 908272-26-3 pp.102-119
8) Reitsma G. & LITTLE S.E. (2010) ‘Creating Desert Islands – Abu Dhabi’ in Go F. & Govers R. (eds) International Place Branding Yearbook 2010: Place Branding in the New Age of Innovation Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 978-023-02-7954-4 pp.77-87
9) LITTLE S. (2010) ‘In the Shadow of Bangalore – Place Branding and Identity for Chennai’ in Go F. & Govers R. (eds) International Place Branding Yearbook 2010: Place Branding in the New Age of Innovation Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-023-02-7954-4 pp.88-97
10) Kirlidog M. & LITTLE S. (2010) ‘Regional-national ICT Strategies’ in: Kamel S. (ed) E-Strategies for Technological Diffusion and Adoption: National ICT Approaches for Socioeconomic Development IGI International, Hershey PA ISBN: 978-160-56-6388-3 pp.63-87
11) Kale D. and LITTLE S.E. (2009) ‘Globalisation, migration and knowledge transfer: The reconfiguration of R&D capability in Indian pharmaceutical firms’ in: Singh P. and Verma S. (ed) Organizing and Managing in the Era of Globalization Sage, New Delhi ISBN 978-81-321-0246-5
12) LITTLE S.E. (2008) ‘Liverpool’08 – brand and contestation’ in Malikova, L. and Sirak, M. (Ed.) (2008) Regional and Urban Regeneration in European Peripheries: What Role for Culture?, Institute of Public Policy, Bratislava in conjunction with UNESCO MOST programme, ISBN 978-80-88721-21-5 pp.44-50.
13) LITTLE S.E. (2008) ‘Open Performance Management: the Internet and electronic observability’ in Holloway, J and Thorpe, R (eds) Performance management: multi-disciplinary perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 1-4039-4761-9 & 978-1-4039-4761-1
14) LITTLE S. (2007) Models of Development: finding relevance for Africa in China’s experience of development’ in: Kitissou M. (ed) Africa in China's Global Strategy ISBN 9 7819 0506 8883 Adonis and Abbey, London pp.182-197
15) LITTLE S.E. and Hine J.P. (2007) ‘Changing Track: repositioning the Irish and Australian railways in the national consciousness’ in Lurdos M. and Misrahi-Barak J. (eds) Les Carnets du Cerpac n°4, Montpellier: Service des Publications, Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III, ISBN 978-2-84269-767-9 pp.77-92
16) LITTLE S.E. (2006) “Meeting the Information Challenge: Exploring partnerships with Africa” Grieco M. Ndulo M. (eds) Meeting the Information Challenge: the Experience of Africa, Cambridge Scholars Press, Uxbridge, ISBN: 1-84718-010-8 pp.137-153.
17) LITTLE S.E. (2006) “Twin Towers and Amoy Gardens: mobilities, risks and choices” in Mobile Technologies of the City Sheller M. & Urry J. (eds), Routledge, London and New York, ISBN: 0 4153 7434 0 pp.137-153
18) LITTLE S.E. & Grieco M.S. (2006) “Electronic Stepping Stones: a mosaic metaphor for the production and re-distribution of communicative skill in an electronic mode” in: Clegg S.R. and Martin K. (eds), Space, Organization and Management Liber & Copenhagen Business School Press, Malmo, ISBN 87-630-0164-0 pp.174-182
19) LITTLE S, Fowle W. and Quintas P. (2003) “Building and Maintaining Distributed Communities of Practice: knowledge management in the OUBS MBA” in: Kaye G. & Hawkridge D. (eds) Learning and Teaching for Business: case studies of successful innovations, Kogan Page, London, ISBN 0 7494 4025 2 2291-2, pp.81-88 )
20) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S. (2002) “Dysfunctional Development Pathways of Information and Communication Technology: Cultural conflicts” in Tan F. (ed) Advanced Topics in Global Information Management: closing the international divide, Idea Publishing, Hershey PA, ISBN 1-930708-43-2 pp.83-96
21) LITTLE S.E. (2002) “Distributed Globalization: identity, virtuality and adjacency”, in Holmes L., Hosking D-M. & Grieco M. (eds) Organising in the Information Age: distributed technology, distributed leadership, distributed identity, distributed discourse Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, ISBN 0 7546 3067 6, pp.105-124
22) LITTLE S.E. (2002) “Managing Knowledge in a Global Context” in: Little S.E., Quintas P. & Ray T.E. (eds) Managing Knowledge: an essential reader Sage Publications, London, ISBN 0-7619-7213-7 pp.368-389 (OU co-published text for B823 Managing Knowledge)

23) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1998) “Setting Standards: strategies for building global business systems” in: McDonald F. & Thorpe R (eds) Organizational Strategy and Technological Adaptation to Global Change Macmillan, London, ISBN 0-333-71396-6, pp.123-148
24) LITTLE S.E. & Sauer C.S. (1997) "Organisational and institutional obstacles to a problem-based approach" in: Boud D. & Feletti G.I. The Challenge of Problem-based Learning (2nd ed) Kogan Page, London, ISBN 0-7494-2291-2, pp.81-88
25) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) “Strategies and Standards for Cultural Interoperability in Global Business Systems” Proc HICSS-29: Hawaiian International Conference on Systems Science, Maui, January 1996, Vol. IV Information Systems IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos CA, ISBN 0-8186-7451-2, pp.465-473
26) Badham R., Couchman P. & LITTLE S. (1995) "A Human Centred Approach to Simulation: a case study of software to support system design and development" Proc HICSS-28: Hawaiian International Conference on Systems Science, Maui, January 1995, Vol. IV Information Systems IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos CA. ISBN 0-8186-6945-4, pp.861-870
27) LITTLE S.E. (1993) "The Organisational Context of Systems Development" in: Avison D., Kendall J.E. & DeGross J.I. (eds) Human, Social and Organisational Aspects of Information Systems Development, North-Holland, Amsterdam, ISBN 0-444-89983-9, pp.439-454.
28) LITTLE S.E. (1991) "Artificial Intelligence in Organisations: "strong" and "weak" strategies for expert systems" in: Aungles S.B. (ed) Information Technology in Australia University of New South Wales Press, Kensington, ISBN: 0868400378 pp. 159-182.
29) LITTLE S.E. (1991) "Grounded Theory: discussant's comments" in: Nissen H.-E. & Klein H.K. (eds) Information Systems Research: contemporary approaches and emergent traditions North Holland, Amsterdam, ISBN 0-444-89029-7, pp.227-233.
30) LITTLE S.E. (1984) "Architectural design processes in the 1980's: transition and the need for reappraisal" in: Langdon R.B. & Purcell P. (eds) Design Theory & Practice Design Council, London, ISBN 0-85072-145-8, pp.115-123.
31) LITTLE S.E. (1984) "The value of computers" in: Cooper I, Lera S. & Powell J.(eds) Design for Building Utilisation E. & K. Spon, London, ISBN 0-419-13470-0, pp.188-198.
32) LITTLE S.E. (1984) "The organizational implications of CAAD" in: Wexler J. (ed) CAD'84 Butterworth, Guildford, ISBN 0408-01-4407, pp.156-164
33) LITTLE S.E. (1981) "Experiences in urban renewal" in: Jaques R & Powell J. (eds) Design: Science: Method Westbury House, Guildford, ISBN 0 86103 047 8 pp.195-199
(c) Journal articles
(i) Refereed journals
1) Corfield A , Rob Paton R and LITTLE S. (2013): Does Knowledge Management Work in NGOs?: Longitudinal Study, International Journal of Public Administration, 36:3, 179-188 ISSN 0190-0692
2) LITTLE S.E. and Grieco M.S. (2011) ‘Shadow factories, shallow skills? an analysis of work organisation in the aircraft industry in World War2’ Labor History 52 (2), May,.pp.193-216 ISSN 0023-656X,
3) LITTLE S and Grieco M. (2010) “Big Pharma, social movements, international labour and the internet: critical perspectives on coordination” Labor History 51 (1), February, pp. 71-86 ISSN 0023-656X,
4) LITTLE S. (2008) Review Article: “Disruptive Dragons: Can China Change the Rules of Globalisation’s Game?” Prometheus, 26 (4), December pp.387-397.
5) Kale D. and LITTLE S. (2007) ‘From Imitation to Innovation: The Evolution of R&D Capabilities and Learning Processes in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry’ Technology Analysis and Strategic Management Special Issue ‘The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry before and after TRIPS’ ISSN: 0953-7325 19 (5), pp.589-609
6) Kale D. and LITTLE S.E. (2007) ‘Flows and Cohesion: balancing capabilities across an expanded union’ Mobilities Special Issue on Accessibility, mobility and connectivity: the changing frontiers of everyday routine ISSN 1745-011X, 2 (1), March, pp.99-108 (50/50)
7) LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Go F. (2006) “The skill of travel: networks into neighbourhoods” for European Spatial Research and Policy ISSN 1231-1952, 13 (1) pp.9-22.
8) LITTLE S.E. & Clegg S.R. (2005) “Recovering experience, confirming identity, voicing resistance: the Braceros, the internet and counter-coordination” Critical Perspectives on International Business, Special Issue on the Globalisation of Labour: counter-coordination and unionism on the Internet ISSN:1742-2043, 1 (2/3) pp.123-136
9) Kale D. and LITTLE S. (2005) “Knowledge Generation in Developing Countries: a Theoretical Framework for Exploring Dynamic Learning in High Technology Firms” Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management ISSN 1479-441 3 (2) pp 87-96
10) LITTLE S. (2003) “Globalisation, Europeanisation and metagovernance: society, space and technology” European Spatial Research and Policy, Special Issue on Metagovernance ISSN 1231-1952, 10 (2) pp.9-24.
11) Ray T. & LITTLE S. (2001) 'Communication and context: collective tacit knowledge and practice in Japan's workplace ba', Creativity & Innovation Management ISSN 0963-1690, 10 (3) pp.154-164
12) LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Grieco M. (2001) 'Calling up culture: information spaces and information flows as the virtual dynamics of inclusion and exclusion', Information Technology & People ISSN 0959-3845, 14 (4) pp.353-367
13) LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Grieco M. (2000) “Island histories, open cultures? The electronic transformation of adjacency” Southern African Business Review, ISSN 1561 896X, 4 (2) pp.21-25
14) LITTLE S.E. (2000) “Networks and neighbourhoods: household, community and sovereignty in the global economy” Urban Studies ISSN 1360-063X 37, (10) pp.1811-1823
15) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (2000) “Non-linear and dysfunctional development paths of information and communication technology: cultural conflicts” Journal of Global Information Management ISSN 1062-7357, 8 (1) pp.5-13
16) LITTLE S.E. (1999) “Science, technology and society in East Asia: frameworks for the challenges of the next century AI & Society ISSN 0951-5666, 13 pp.247-262
17) LITTLE S.E. (1999) “Global production and global consumption: designing organisations and networks for the next century” Creativity and Innovation Management ISSN 0963-1690, 8(1) pp.8-19.
18) Hackney R. & LITTLE S. (1999) “Opportunistic strategy formulation for IS/IT planning” European Journal of Information Systems ISSN 0960-085X, 8 (2) pp.119-126
19) Kaye R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) “Global business and cross-cultural information systems: technical and institutional issues of diffusion” Information Technology & People ISSN 0959-3845, 9 (3) pp.30-54,
20) Greig A.W. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) “Deregulation and restructuring, the (unintended) consequences of Australian Labor’s TCF Policy, 1983-1996” The Journal of the Textile Institute ISSN 0400-5000, 87 (3) pp.107-118
21) Badham R., Couchman P. & LITTLE S. (1995) "Getting smart: developing an action research approach to the integrated management of technical and organizational innovation" Journal of Human Systems Management ISSN 0617-2533/95, 14 (1) pp.91-103
22) LITTLE S.E. (1993) "Cyberspace versus citizenship: information technology and emerging forms of non-space community" Australian Journal of Information Systems ISSN 1039-7841 1 (1) pp.38-45
23) Morrison P. & LITTLE S.E. (1991) "Technological cultures of weapons design" Science as Culture ISSN 0950-5431 2 (2) (Number 11), pp.227-58
24) LITTLE S.E. & SAUER C. (1990) "Social aspects of computing in computing education" Australian Computer Journal 22, (2) pp.30-35
25) LITTLE S.E. (1990) "Task environments and institutional environments: understanding the context of design decision-making" Design Studies ISSN 0142-694-X, 11 (1) pp.29-42 (Winner of 1990 Design Studies Award)
26) LITTLE S.E. & Margetson D.B. (1989) "A project-based approach to information systems design for undergraduates" Australian Computer Journal 21 (2) pp.130-38
27) LITTLE S.E. (1987) "The role of time-frames in design decision-making" Design Studies ISSN 0142-694-X, 8 (3) pp.170-182
28) LITTLE S.E. (1987) "Incremental and systemic innovation strategies: reflections of strategic choice” Design Studies ISSN 0142-694-X, 8 (1) pp.41-54
(ii) Non-refereed journals:
1) LITTLE S. (2012) 'Sharing Ideas: Silicon Valley to Tech city' INFO Feb/March 2012 p.39
2) LITTLE S. (2010) Cultural Tourism – Liverpool ’08 Regions 278, Summer 2010 pp.15-17
3) LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Managing knowledge at a distance: knowledge management and electronic learning tools in the UK Open University MBA" BHERT News No.11, Business/Higher Education Round Table, Melbourne Australia
4) LITTLE S.E. (1982) "An investigation of the deployment of professional designers" Design Research Newsletter 15
5) LITTLE S.E. (1979) "Participation in urban renewal: conference reflections" Design Research Newsletter 5
(d) Conference contributions
1) LITTLE S.E. (2016) ‘Rescaling without sub-optimising: cultural heritage in a place brand portfolio’. paper presented at Beyond the Great Beauty: rescaling heritage and tourism Universita de Bologna, Rimini, 10-12 February 2016
2) LITTLE S.E. (2014) ‘Heritage, Narratives and Positioning Cities’ presented at Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference 2014 Bogaziçi University, Istanbul 7-8 November 2014
3) LITTLE S.E. (2014) ‘Social Resilience: Learning from Hanshin and Tohoku’ paper presented at RC21 Session 377 Theme III.3 Disasters Risks and Civil Society: A Comparative View of Urban Resilience Strategies XVIII World Congress of Sociology Yokohama 13-19 July 2014,
4) LITTLE S.E. (2014) Little S.E. ‘Tourism as a component of coherent regional development’ paper presented at International workshop of the RSA Research Network on Tourism and Regional Development Evolution and transformation in tourism destinations: Revitalisation through innovation? Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia, 10th-13th February 2014
5) LITTLE S.E. (2013) ‘Life cycle migration and the dilemma of labour supply in an ageing society’ Paper presented at ICTHM2013: Changing Asian Consumption Patterns and Emerging Dilemmas: A New Research Agenda for the Next Practice in Tourism and Hospitality Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 2-4 December 2013.
6) LITTLE S.E. and Go F. (2013) ‘Co-creating a national brand portfolio to support inclusive growth’ Paper presented at City Branding Symposium: Positioning Cities: Innovative and Sustainable Strategies for City Development and Transformation School of Communication and Journalism, Tsinghua University, Beijing 23-25 October 2013
7) LITTLE S.E. and Go F. (2013) ‘Life cycle migration: mobility, connectivity and development’ Global Conference On Mobility Futures, Lancaster Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe) University of Lancaster, 4-6 September 2013
8) LITTLE S.E. (2013) ‘Learning from distributed project management: the ATLAS experiment at CERN’ Keynote presentation to Project Management Stream, OR55 Operations Research Society Annual Conference University of Exeter, 3-5 September 2013
9) LITTLE S.E. (2013) 'Mechanisms of recovery: the triple helix revisited' paper presented at APROS-15 Colloquium Re-Covering Organizations Stream H: 'Recovering Reputation: Tourism, Trade and Talent' Hitotsubashi University Tokyo, February 14-17, 2013
10) Go, F. and LITTLE, S. (2012) ‘Mature Worker Identities and Global Knowledge Transfer: Inclusive Places into Active and Healthy Aging Branded Co-Creative Communities’ presented at Regional Studies Association 2012 European Conference, Delft, Netherlands, 6-9 May 2012
11) LITTLE S.E. and Tallberg P. (2012) ‘Building local capacity and global connectivity in the knowledge economy the ESS and the Skåne region’ RSIA 9th World Congress: Changing Spatial Patterns in a Globalising World Timisoara, Romania, 9-12 May 2012  
12) LITTLE S.E. and Kaiserfeld T. (2011) ‘Science Policy and Regional Policy: resolving tensions and building regional capacity’ Contested Regions: Territorial Politics and Policy Regional Studies Association Winter Conference, London, 25 November 2011
13) LITTLE S.E. (2010) ‘Place branding as social marketing: building reputation and confidence’ ISM-Open Conference 2010 Social Marketing and Socially Responsible Management Changing Times, New Challenges The Open University Business School, Milton Keynes, UK 03 November 2010
14) LITTLE S.E. (2009) ‘CERN Through The Looking Glass: Narrative, Meta-Narrative and Strategy in a Twenty-First Century Organisation’ APROS 13 Stream 4: Strategy and Change: Living with Maps, Masks and Mirrors! Monterrey, Mexico, December 2009
15) LITTLE S.E. (2009) “Perspectives on demographic shift and tourism business in the UK” 2009 RARC Seminar for Tourism and Hospitality Management Rikkyo University, Saitama, Japan, November 2009
16) LITTLE S.E. (2009) ‘Regional Identity and Regional Development: the role of narratives in the European Capital of Culture programme’ 3rd Central European Conference in Regional Science, Kosice, 6-9 October 2009
17) LITTLE S.E. (2009) ‘In the shadow of Bangalore - Place branding and identity for Chennai’ Business and cultural tourism in metropolitan areas seminar, Warsaw, 13-15 September 2009, EUROREG, University of Warsaw,
18) Tao K. Go F.M. and LITTLE S.E. ‘Change and Continuity: Hotel-Supplier Relationships in Japan’ 3rd Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference Marketing Innovations for Sustainable Destinations: Operations, Interactions, Experiences Bournemouth University, UK, 6-9 September 2009
19) LITTLE S. E. (2009) “Overcoming Nostalgia: Heritage as a progressive force for regional economic innovation” Regional Studies Association Annual International Conference Understanding and Shaping Regions: Spatial, Social and Economic Futures 6th – 8th April 2009, Leuven, Belgium
20) LITTLE S.E. (2008) ‘Capital of Culture 2008: contested narratives of development and identity’ presented at International Sociological Association Research Committee 21 Conference, Session 20: Landscapes of Tourism, Projects and Events: Representing and Framing “Development” in Cities and Regions Tokyo December 2008
21) LITTLE S. and Go F. (2008) “Tourism and Regional Development – creating intellectual capital: 3rd-age tourists as a development resource” Presented at Regional Studies Association Research Network Tourism Regional Development and Public Policy, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark November 2008
22) LITTLE S. (2008) “Liverpool’08 – brand and contestation” Presented at Regional Studies Association Research Network Tourism Regional Development and Public Policy Ege University, Izmir, Turkey April 2008
23) Kale D and LITTLE S. (2007) ‘Globalisation, migration and knowledge transfer: the reconfiguration of R&D capability in Indian pharmaceutical firms’ APROS 12, Challenges in Organizing and Managing in Rapidly Emerging Economies: Learning to Organize in the Global World New Delhi, December 2007
24) LITTLE S. and Go F. (2007) ‘Accessibility, tourism and development: urban and exurban aspects of transport policy’ Regional Studies Association Winter Conference Transport, Mobility and Regional Development London, November 2007
25) LITTLE S. (2007) The cultural dimension of the African diaspora as a route to ‘soft power’ Workshop: Imagination, Media Power and Reputation RSM Erasmus University and Hotelschool The Hague May 2007, The Hague,
26) LITTLE S. (2006) “The Re-branding of Liverpool: Tension in the European Capital of Culture 2008” Workshop: Tribalization and Tourism Marketing Organization: Community Participation in Branding, Knowledge and New Product Development, RSM and Human Potential, Utrecht, The Netherlands November, 23-24th 2006
27) LITTLE S .and Grieco M. (2006) Big Pharma, international labour, social movements and the Internet: coordination and critical perspectives on international business Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC), 2006 The Future of Social Models University of Ljubljana, Aug-Sept 2006 (50/50)
28) Grieco M and LITTLE S. (2006) ‘Social movements and new technology: a challenge to the existing order of business’ Workshop on Trade Unions in the Information Age, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Lancaster June 2006
29) Kale D and LITTLE S. (2006) ‘Flows and Cohesion: balancing capabilities across an expanded union’ Regional Studies Association International Conference Shaping EU Regional Policy: Economic Social and Political Pressures Leuven, June 2006
30) Tao, Y, Hinton, CM and Little, SE (2006) 'The challenge of e-business in China: exploring competitive advantages within the electrical appliance industry', Information Resources Management Association Conference, Washington DC, 21-24 May.
31) LITTLE, S.E. and Grieco, M.S. (2006) 'Big pharma, international labour, social movements and the internet: coordination and critical perspectives on international business', Int. Conf. on Global Companies - Global Unions, Global Research - Global Campaigns, Cornell Global Labor Institute, New York, February
32) Tao, Y, Hinton, CM and Little, SE (2005) 'Exploring sources of competitive advantage: e-business applications within Chinese home appliance industry', IADIS International Conference: E-commerce 2005, Porto, Portugal, December
33) Grieco M. and LITTLE S. (2005) ‘Performing borders: sustaining culture and identity, challenging global organization’ APROS 11 - Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies 11th International Colloquium Melbourne, Australia, December 2005
34) LITTLE S. & Hine J. (2005) “Changing Track: repositioning the Irish and Australian railways in the national consciousness” Transport(s) in the British Empire and Commonwealth Cerpac (Research Center for Commonwealth Studies), Paul Valéry University, Montpellier III, France, November
35) LITTLE S.E., (2005) ‘Beyond Integration: the uses of disorder’ Discussant’s response to Session 9: ‘Integration Challenges in Ubiquitous Computing’, IFIP WG-8.2 Working conference: Designing Ubiquitous Information: Socio-technical Issues and Challenges, Wetherhead School of Management, Case Western University, Cleveland, August
36) LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Go F. (2005) “The skill of travel: networks into neighbourhoods” 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Stockholm, July
37) LITTLE S. (2005) “Virtual proximity and diasporic identity” Regional Growth Agendas, Regional Studies Association International Conference, Aalborg, May
38) LITTLE S.E. (2004) "Twin Towers, Amoy Gardens and transport choices" Alternative Mobility Futures Conference, Centre for Moblilities Research, University of Lancaster, January
39) Kale D., LITTLE S.E. & Hinton C.M. (2003) “Reconfiguration of knowledge creation processes in new product development: the case of the Indian pharmaceutical industry” ECKM 2003: 4th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Oriel College, Oxford, September
40) LITTLE S.E. (2003) “From Bletchley Park to the NSA: scientific management and "surveillance society" Cold War and Beyond Stream, Critical Management Studies 3 Conference, University of Lancaster, July
41) Kale D., LITTLE S.E. & Hinton C.M. (2003) “Reconfiguration of knowledge management practices in new product development: the case of the Indian pharmaceutical industry” 25th R&D Management Conference: Implementing the Theories of R&D Management: advancing the state of the art, Manchester, July
42) LITTLE S.E. & Grieco M.S. (2003) “Electronic Stepping Stones: a mosaic metaphor for the production and re-distribution of skill in electronic mode” EGOS Conference, Copenhagen Business School, July 2003
43) LITTLE S.E. & Ando A. (2002) “Building of virtual common ground: design participation for the network age” Common Ground: Design Research Society International Conference, Brunel University, September
44) LITTLE S.E. (2002) ‘Managing knowledge at a distance’ Asia-Pacific Learning & Knowledge Management Council Meeting, Sydney, July

45) LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Relocating skill in an information age- an African experience" Asia Pacific Researchers on Organisation Studies 2001 Colloquium: Organization Theory in Transition: Transitional Societies; Transitional Theories Hong Kong Baptist University, December
46) LITTLE S.E. & Ray T.E. (2001) "Cultural barriers to co-location: distributed creativity in the Information Age?" Asia Pacific Researchers on Organisation Studies Organization Theory in Transition: Transitional Societies; Transitional Theories Hong Kong Baptist University, December
47) Ray T.E. & LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Managing knowledge generation in Japanese organisations: the significance of tacit knowledge tools and knowing" CS-Online Conference, Stará Lesná - Vysoké Tatry, Slovak Republic, November
48) Ray T.E., LITTLE S.E. & Quintas P. (2001) "Collective tacit knowledge, situated learning and the calm of constant creation: lessons from Japan?" The Future of Innovation Studies Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies, September
49) Ray T.E. & LITTLE S.E. (2001) “Communication & context: tacit knowledge tools and knowing in Japanese organisations” Managing Knowledge: Conversations and Critiques, Leicester University, March (60/40)
50) Salmon G.K. & LITTLE S.E. (2000) “Sharing knowledge: what really works? An account of synchronous and asynchronous electronic tools and their use by the Open University” HEBUS: London Network for Higher Education and Business Conference: Meeting the e-learning challenge London Chamber of Commerce, November
51) LITTLE S.E. (2000) Invited speaker at Association for Management Education and Development Frontiers Conference “Keeping people at the heart of e-commerce”, Warwick University Business School, August
52) LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Grieco M. (2000) “Calling up culture: information spaces and information flows as the virtual dynamics of inclusion and exclusion” IFIP WG9.4 Conference: Information Flows, Local Improvisations and Work Practices, Cape Town, May
53) Ray T.E., LITTLE S.E. & Lawrenson D. (2000) “Managing Anglo-Japanese knowledge creation” Knowledge Management Conference, Warwick University, February
54) LITTLE S.E. (1999) “Global imperatives and paradigms: information technology and regional inequities” Business Information Technology: the Global Imperative, BITWorld’99 Conference, Cape Town, July
55) Topalian A. & LITTLE S. (1998) “A new on-line design management network to promote wider-ranging, integrated research” Quantum Leap: Managing new product innovation, Design Research Society International Conference UCE, Birmingham, September
56) LITTLE S.E. (1998) “Global production and global consumption: designing organisations and networks for the next century” Asia Pacific Researchers on Organisation Studies Colloquium: Pacific Paradigms: Organisation and Management in the Pacific Rim, CEIBS, Shanghai, China, July
57) LITTLE S.E. (1997) “Windows of opportunity: accessing key technologies in an age of information apartheid” in Elohimjl, Parra-Luna F. & Stuhler E.A. (eds) Sustainable Development, Proc. 14th International Conference of WACRA-Europe, University Complutense, Madrid
58) Marceau J., Greig A. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) “National Government and Global Business: Australian Labor’s Industry Policy 1983-1996” in: Proc. of the Conference on Global Change: Policy and Practice Vol. 1 pp.128-148, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester ISBN 0-905304-10-1
59) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) “Setting standards: strategies for building global business systems” in: Proc. of the Conference on Global Change: Policy and Practice Vol. 1 pp.149-173, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester ISBN 0-905304-10-1
60) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) “Office automation and globalisation: strategies and standards for cultural interoperability” Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on OA and Information Management, Japan Society for the Study of Office Automation pp.277-280 (50/50)
61) Kirlidog M. & LITTLE S.E. (1995) “A cross-cultural comparison of emotional behaviour in organizations” 6th Asia Pacific Researchers on Organisation Studies International, Colloquium, “Organizations: Debating New Agendas, Issues and Perspectives”, Cuernavaca, Mexico December
62) Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1995) “Strategies and standards for CHI in global business” in Proc. OZCHI’95 (Annual Conference of the Computer-Human Special Interest Group of the Australian Ergonomics Society) HCI A light into the future, University of Wollongong, November pp.295-6, ISSN 0-86418-386-0
63) LITTLE S.E. (1995) Panelist “The hidden costs and benefits of investing in information technology” British Academy of Management Annual Conference: Revitalising Organisations: the Academic Contribution University of Sheffield, September
64) LITTLE S.E. (1995) “Conflicting rationalities in organizational cognition: technical, institutional and cultural frameworks” 12th European Group on Organization Studies Colloquium, “Contrasts and Contradictions in Organization” Istanbul, July
65) LITTLE S.E. (1995) Panelist, “Industrial Automation Policy”, Programme on Information and Communication Technologies Conference, Westminster, May
66) LITTLE S.E. (1995) “Bringing it all back home: networked households and diasporic cities” British Socological Association Annual Conference Contested Cities: social processes and spatial forms Leicester, April
67) LITTLE S.E. (1994) "Bringing it all back home: the household in the networked organization" Contribution to panel on Managing Emerging Forms of Organization IFIP WG8.2 Working Conference on Information Technology and New Emerging Forms of Organization, Ann Arbor MI, August
68) LITTLE S.E. (1994) "Approaching problem-oriented learning through simulation: an initiative in business systems analysis" in: Ostwald M. & Kingsland A. (eds) Research and Development in Problem Based Learning Vol.2, pp.85-99 Australian Problem Based Learning Network, Campbelltown, NSW, ISBN 0-646-19017-2
69) Badham R., Couchman P. & Little S. (1993) "Investing in integrated technical and organizational change: the case of team based cellular manufacturing" 5th Asia Pacific Researchers on Organisation Studies International Colloquium, “Organizational Capital, Communication and Innovation” East-West Center, University of Hawaii, December
70) Badham R. LITTLE S.E. & Clarke R.J. (1993) "SMART Manufacturing techniques project: context and action research in technology transfer" IFIP Working Conference on Diffusion, Transfer and Implementation of Information Technology Pittsburgh, October
71) LITTLE S.E. (1993) "Blueprints from the edge: Australian approaches to human, organisational and social factors in information technology transfer" in: Gorstonaev J. & Thomas R. (eds) Proc. of the International Conference on Information Technology and People, ITAP'93, Vol. II, pp.29-37
72) LITTLE S.E. (1992) "New technologies, new cultures? Information technology and urbanism" City Cultures Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, December
73) LITTLE (1992) Contribution to panel on "Organisational culture, politics and power in the implementation of information systems" Information Systems as Organisational Processes: Third Australian Conference on Information Systems, Wollongong, October
74) Marceau J., Greig A. & LITTLE S.E. (1992) "Pushing the State Back Out? Public Intervention in Australian Industry Development" International Sociological Association Symposium, “States, Firms and Fundamental Values: an exploration of the shift of power from states to firms and its consequences”, Tokyo/Kurashiki, Japan, July (33/33/33)
75) LITTLE S.E. & Earls J.A.M. (1992) "Social integration of people with disabilities: evaluating the role of IT" Proc. of the 7th Annual Conference "Technology and Persons with Disabilities" pp.309-313, California State University, Northridge
76) LITTLE S.E. (1991) "The globalization of computer networks and social networks: Webber's "Non-place urban realm" revisited" Asia Pacific Researchers on Organisation International Colloquium, "New Trends in Organizations, Technologies & Information Systems", University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences, Kobe
77) LITTLE S.E. (1990) Discussant for Session 2.2 "Grounded Theory": Information Systems Research Arena for the 90's IFIP WG 8.2, Copenhagen, December

78) LITTLE S.E. (1990) "Organisational cultures and technological failures: reconciling task and institutional environments" Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies Third International Colloquium, Canberra, November
79) LITTLE S.E. (1990) "Quality and robustness in information systems: an organisational perspective” Proc. QUALCON-90 Visions of Excellence pp. 1-15, Adelaide: Australian Organisation for Quality - South Australian Division
80) LITTLE S.E. (1989) "Business and information technology: the two-way street" Proc. of the Australian Computer Society Queensland Branch Annual Conference, Surfers Paradise, April
81) LITTLE S.E. (1987) "What is distinctive about expert systems?" Australian Computer-Aided Design Society Seminar on Application of Expert Systems in Engineering, Brisbane, March
82) LITTLE S.E. (1986) "Time-frames, uncertainty and organisational decision making" Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies Colloquium, Armidale, August
83) Sauer C. & LITTLE S.E. (1985) "Deskilling programming: a legitimate objective?" Second University of New England Seminar in Social Science: The Impact of Information Technology, Armidale, September (50/50)
84) LITTLE S.E. (1985) "Gender, technology and government: government intervention in technology and work organisation in the British aircraft industry" Sociological Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Brisbane, August
85) LITTLE S.E. (1985) "An organisational context for expert systems" Expert Systems Seminar, Information Technology Month, Brisbane, September
86) LITTLE S.E. (1984) "The role of technology in organizational change: ideologies, rationalities and cultures" British Sociological Association Conference, Bradford, April
87) CO-ORGANISER: Design Policy Seminar: Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art, London, July
88) LITTLE S.E. (1983) "The central direction of technical resources to peripheral areas: a case-study" British Sociological Association Conference, Cardiff
89) ORGANISER: (jointly with J. Johnson, Strathclyde University) International Seminar held at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, September 1980: "Community initiatives in urban renewal"
90) ORGANISER: D.R.S. Seminar held at Co-operative Development Services, Liverpool, December 1979: "Participation in urban renewal"
91) LITTLE S.E. (1975) "Should systematic design methods incorporate as much sensitivity towards the varying motivations and values of the users of those systems as they attempt to provide towards the users of their products?" Proc. of DMG3: Third International Conference of the Design Methods Group, pp.357-364, Berkeley CA
Other Works
1) LITTLE S.E. (2006) The intersection of society and technology: evaluating the impacts of intelligent infrastructure on transport and travel State-of-science report for DTI Office of Science and Technology Foresight Programme: Intelligent Infrastructure Systems.
2) LITTLE S.E. (2001) Review: The Springboard: How storytelling ignites action in Knowledge-Era Organizations by Stephen Denning, Butterworth, Heinemann, Boston, in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028 19 (3) December
3) LITTLE S.E. (2000) Review: Walking on the Other Side of the Information Highway: Communication, culture and development in the 21st Century Jan Servaes (ed) Southbound Press, Penang, in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 18 (4) December
4) LITTLE S.E. (1997) Review: The Trouble with Computers: usefulness, usability, and productivity by Thomas K. Landauer Cambridge, MIT Press, 1995 in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 15 (3) December
5) LITTLE S.E. (1997) Review: Information System Concepts: towards a consolidation of views Eckhard D. Falkenburg, Wolfgang Hesse & Antoni Olive (eds) Chapman Hall, London in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 15 (1) April
6) LITTLE S.E. (1996) Editorial, Special Issue: “Accounting for Culture” Information Technology & People ISSN 0959-3845, 9 (3) 3-11
7) LITTLE S.E. (1996) “Back to the future: the networked household in the global economy” Urban Research Program Working Paper No.52, Australian National University, Canberra, March 1996, ISBN 0 7315 2626 8; ISSN 1035-3828
8) LITTLE S.E. (1995) “Learning from mistakes: a review of Why Information Systems Fail by Chris Sauer” Metascience No.6
9) Jayasuriya R., LITTLE S. & Foulstone J. (1993) Evaluation of Information Systems in Community Health Services in the Illawarra Report to Illawarra Area Health Service, University of Wollongong, Wollongong (33/33/33)
10) Macgregor R., Clarke R., LITTLE S., Gould E. & Ang A. (eds) (1992) Proceedings of the Third Australian Conference on Information Systems Department of Business systems, University of Wollongong, Wollongong (20//20/20/20/20)
11) LITTLE S.E. (1990) "A submission relating to human-computer interaction research" submitted to the Australian Science and Technology Council (ASTEC) and cited in Your Word is My Command: Towards an Australian Capacity in Human-Computer Interface Design ASTEC, Government Publisher, Canberra, ISBN 0-644-12571-3 p.3
12) LITTLE S.E. & Morrison P.R. (1989) Newspaper article Series, Australian, Technology Section (50/50)
"Clash of contrasts in superpower cultures” Australian 28 November 1989 p.59
"Costly logic of military mafia" Australian 21 November 1989 p.56
"Weapons: low tech versus high tech" Australian 14 November 1989 p.51
"Soviets have hidden ace in air war" Australian 1 November 1989 p.48
"Why smart weapons are so easily fooled" Australian 31 October 1989 p.55
"Fog of war becomes a battle of doctrines" Australian 24 October 1989 p.63
“Billions wasted on weapons that simply can't do the job" Australian 17 October 1989 p.48-49
13) LITTLE S.E. & Grieco M.S. (1988) "Shadow factories, shallow skills? an analysis of work organisation in the aircraft industry in WW2" Working Paper 447, Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford, November
14) LITTLE S.E. (1986) Expert systems: developing an organisational framework School of Computing and Information Studies Occasional Paper, Griffith University, June
15) LITTLE S.E. (1985) "The impact of information technology on professional work" in: Rasmussen B. (ed) The Information Edge: the future for educational computing Brisbane: National Council for Computers in Education
16) Lera S.G. & LITTLE S.E. (1984) "New house designs: a comparative evaluation of 22 private sector house plans for Which?" Report commissioned by the Consumer Association (UK) from the Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art

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