Institute of Management Greater Manchester
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Main teaching activities
Research Methods, Change Management
I have taught these subjects in Vietnam, Malaysia, UK and Germany for the University of Bolton all at Level 7.
Executive MBA Course Leader (2005-16) and dissertation supervision (since 1993)
FT MBA + Top Up Course Leader (2013-18) and dissertation supervision (since 2001)
PhD (Bradford), PGCE Trinity & All Saints’ College (University of Leeds), BSc (Econ) (Bradford)
L/SL/PL University of Bolton
Regional Research officer GMB
SMEs, Organisation & Management of The Emergency Services
Research Supervision (Director of Studies)
1999-2001 Mark Fallon (PhD)
Information and Communication Technology Innovation in SMEs
In the Manufacturing Sector of North West England
External Examiner: Prof. Jonathon Winterton, Research Director, Toulouse
This research was funded through the EU's ADAPT II programme and the doctorate was awarded.
1994- 2004 Bill Shepherdson (PhD student)
Consultancy Interventions in Failure Prone SMEs
External Examiner: Prof Harry Scarbrough, Warwick University
Doctorate successfully awarded
2016- Ian McDonald Financial decision making in SMEs – the Role of Social Constructs
1995-97 Gerald Fischer-Reinhardt (PhD)
The Validation of an Interactive Management Intervention.
External Examiner: Prof. David Weir, Director of Bradford Management Centre
1999 Nicholas Harle (EngD)
A Feasibility Study For an Optimising Algorithm to Guide Car Structure Design Under Side Impact Loading
1999 Saad Alotaibi (PhD)
Privatisation & HRM Practice: In a Saudi Arabian Context
University of Bradford Management Centre
2009 John McCarthy (PhD)
An Examination of E-Business Evolution within Small and Micro Businesses
Buckinghamshire New University
2010 Jennifer A. Cham (EngD)
Bioinformatics Solutions for Confident Identification and Targeted Quantification of Proteins Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Chapters in Books
Moran, P. (1994) The Hard Cell; The Private Management of Prisons, In Curwen, P. Richardson, B., Nwanko, S. and Montanheiro, L. (Eds). The Public Sector in Transition Sheffield : Pavic, 269-279
Cited by Doherty & Horne (2000) Managing Public Services, London: Taylor & Francis.
Moran, P. and Alexandrou, A. (1994) The Police Force Of The Future - A Security Risk, in Curwen, P., Richardson, S., Nwanko, S. and Montanheiro, L. (Eds) The Public Sector in Transition, Sheffield: Pavic, 281-302. ISBN 0-86339-4590
Cited by Mike O’Brien M.P. in the House of Commons debate on the Police and Magistrates’ Courts Bill, Hansard, 26/04/94, 171
Moran, P. and Alexandrou, A. (1995) Public & Private Sector Policing in England & Wales, in Montanheiro, L., Nunes, R., Owen, G. and Rebelo, E. (Eds) Public & Private Sector Partnerships in the Global Context, Sheffield: Pavic, 352-371.
ISBN 0-86339-471 X Reviewed in Long Range Planning (1996) Volume 29.
This chapter was described by the reviewer as “a jewel for the discriminating reader”.
Alexandrou, A., Regan, S. and Moran, P. (1996) Regulating The Guarding Sector of The UK's Private Security Industry; Applying The GC Regulatory Model, in Montanheiro, L., Rebelo, E., Owen, G. and Rebelo, E. (Eds) "Public & Private Sector Partnerships; Working For Change". Sheffield: Pavic, 35-45. ISBN 0-86339 590 2
Moran, P. and Alexandrou, A. (1997) Policing in England & Wales; The Public: Private Divide, in Montanheiro, L. et al (Eds) Understanding Public Private Partnerships, Sheffield: Pavic, 407-422. ISBN 0 86339 650-X
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (1997) The Private Finance Initiative: Mortgaging Away The Police Service, in Montanheiro, L. et al (Eds) Public & Private Sector Partnerships; Learning For Growth, 9-16. ISBN 0 86339 689 5
Cited in Falconer, P. & Ross, K. (1998) Public Private Partnership & The “New Labour Government” in Britain, in Montanheiro et al (Eds) Public & Private Sector Partnerships: Fostering Enterprise, Sheffield: Pavic, 133-48.
P. Moran, P. (1997) Barriers To Growth in the SME Sector in Dawes, F. (Ed) Enterprise & Growth In The Small Business Sector, Bolton: Bolton Business School Press.
Moran, P. and Alexandrou, A. (1998) Partners in Practice or Partners in Approaches? Transferring Performance Culture to the Public Sector; A Reform or an Irrelevance in the Police Service? In Montanheiro, L. et al (Eds) Public & Private Sector Partnerships; Fostering Enterprise, Sheffield: Pavic, 361-72.
ISBN 0-86339-788 3
Moran, P. and Corcoran, P. (1999) Private Finance – Public Service; The case of Greater Manchester Fire Service, in Montanheiro et al (Eds), Public & Private Sector Partnerships; Furthering Development, Sheffield: Pavic, 379-390. ISBN 0-86339 865-0
Moran, P. and Whitehead, K. (1999) HRD in the Fire Service; Innovation at Greater Manchester, in Alexandrou and Bartle, (Eds) Human Resource Management in the Public Sector: A Uniform Perspective? Cranfield University Press, 42-53.
ISBN 0 86339 870 7
Moran, P. and Sutton, F. (1999) Business Growth & Failure, in Dawes, F. (Ed) Small Business Management – An Overview, Blackhalls: Dublin. 68-91
Mahoney, P. and Moran, P. (2000) Building Control – Building Partnerships in A Local Authority Context: Hegemony or Enabling Mix? in Montanheiro et al (Eds), Public & Private Sector Partnerships; The Enabling Mix. Sheffield: Pavic, ISBN 0 86339 895 1
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (2001) Partners in Culture & Crime? In Montanheiro et al (Eds), Public & Private Sector Partnerships: Enterprise Governance, Sheffield: Pavic,
ISBN 0 86339 937 1
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (2002) Developing & Exploring Cooperation by Legislating for Partnership, Experiences of the Police Service of England and Wales. In Montanheiro et al (Eds), Public & Private Sector Partnerships, Sheffield: Pavic
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (2003) Public private Partnerships and the Public Service Ethos: Compatibility or Friction, in Montanheiro et al (Eds) Public and Private Sector Partnerships: Sustainable Success, Sheffield, SHU Press. 15-25 ISBN 1-84387-017-7
Articles in Journals
Scarbrough, H. and Moran, P. (1985) Technological Change in an IR Context, in Employee Relations, Volume 8, (6) 17-22. ISSN 0142-5455
Moran, P. (1994) The Hard Cell; The Private Management of Prisons, in Review of Policy Issues, Volume 1 (1) 57-68. ISSN 1355-6223
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (1999) Public Sector Problem – Private Sector Solution? The current State of Policing in England & Wales, in International Journal of Public-Private Sector Partnerships, Volume 1 (2) 177-201. ISSN 1463-371
Moran, P. and Corcoran, P. (2001) Private Finance-Public Service: The Case of Greater Manchester Fire Service, in International Journal of Public-Private Sector Partnerships, Volume 3 (2), 245-257. 1463-371
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (2001) The Private Finance Initiative: Mortgaging Away the Police Service in England? International Journal of Public-Private Sector Partnerships, Volume 3 (2), 259-268. 1463-371
Moran, P. and Starling, P. (2005) The Integrated Personnel Development System: the training and development of Competent firefighters, Journal of In-Service Education, Volume 31(1) 27-42 ISSN 1367-4587
Moran, P. and Wheelock, J.V. (1984) The World Automobile Industry; Problems & Prospects, Academy of International Business Conference, University of Bradford
Moran, P. and Wheelock, J.V. (1984) The Evolution of The World Car,
Science, Technology & Society Association, University of Manchester
Moran, P. (1984) The Shopfloor Politics of Information Technology,
Science, Technology & Society Association, University of Manchester
Moran, P. (1993) The UK's Private Security Industry - A Study of The Trade Union Issues, Employment Research Unit Conference, University of Cardiff
Moran, P. (1994) Police & Prison Officers - Under the Cosh?
International Labour Process Conference, University of Aston
Moran, P. (1995) Prime Time Suspects; Fictional Television Portrayals Of Policing In The UK, Research Film & Videotape Conference, Bolton Business School
Cited in the introduction to Hassard, J. and Holliday, R. (1998) Organization Representation; Work Organizations in Popular Culture, London: Sage.
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (1995) HRM in the Police Service - The Government's Trojan Horse, The Strategic Direction of HRM Conference, Nottingham Trent University.
Wood, N. and Moran, P. (1996) Communication Breakdowns & Risk; Suicides in Penal Institutions, European Conference on Risk & Crisis Management, University of Bradford.
Moran, P. and Shepherdson, W. D. (1996) The Success Merchant,
Small Business & Enterprise Development Conference, University of Leeds.
Moran, P. and Shepherdson, W. D. (1996) Building Success; the Dissatisfied Entrepreneur, Managing Beyond the Millennium Conference, Bolton Business School.
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (1996) Voluntary Policing: Control Without Exchange,
International Labour Process Conference, University of Aston.
Alexandrou, A. and Moran, P. (1996) HRM in the Police Service; Myth or Reality
HRM the Inside Story Conference, Open University.
Moran, P. and Wood, N. (1996) Suicides Inside, Howard League For Penal Reform Fourteenth Annual Conference, New College, Oxford.
Whitehead K. and Moran, P. (1998) Stoking the Fire! Management Development within the Process of Continuous Professional Development in the British Fire Service, Bolton Conference on Innovation and Change; Providing Flexible Learning Approaches to Management Learning, Reebok Stadium.
Moran, P. Whitehead, K. and Dawes, F. (1999) CPD in the Fire Service; The Case of Greater Manchester, Cranfield University (RCMS) Conference, HRM in the Uniformed Services.
Fallon, M. and Moran, P. (2000) ICT and Manufacturing SMEs – Technological Innovation in the North West of England, Small Business & Enterprise Development Conference, University of Manchester.
Fallon, M. and Moran, P. (2000) Five Metaphors in search of a promoter: SMEs and ICT Infusion, International e-learning Conference, Reebok Stadium, Bolton.
Fallon, M and Moran, P. (2000) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Manufacturing Firms in Northwest England: A Longitudinal Study, 23rd ISBA National Small Firms & Policy Research Conference, Aberdeen.
Moran, P and Starling, P. (2003) Training and Developing Competent Firefighters: The Integrated Personnel Development System, In Service Professional Development Association Conference, Birmingham.
Moran, P. (1984) Introducing Machine Monitoring Systems - Success and Failure, Industrial Management & Data Systems, May/June 29-30
Scarbrough, H. and Moran, P. (1985) How New Technology Won at Longbridge, New Society, February 7 207-209.
Cited and used as a case study in Joseph, M. (1989) Sociology For Business, Cambridge: Polity Press, 219-220
Moran, P. (1997) Changing Roles for the Owner Manager,
Business North West Magazine, October, 10-11
Moran. P (2004) Directed the research and wrote the methodology chapter for the Inspectors’ Central Committee publication Membership Census 2003 – Full Report
Published by the Police Federation, London.
Moran, P. (1997) TQM & Organisational Culture,
A chapter on CD ROM for the European ADAPT project concerned with increasing the competitive advantage of European Textile SMEs.
Levitsky, J. (Ed) (1996) Small Business in Transition Economies, ITP, London, for Small Business & Enterprise Development Journal, 4 (2), 1997
Jordan, B. (1998) The New Politics of Welfare, Sage, London,
For International Journal of Public & Private Sector Partnerships, 1(3), 1999, 403-4
Kime, C.H. (2001) Organizational Leadership: Fire Services in the United States, JAI, Amsterdam, for International Journal of Public Administration, 17(3) 2004, 278-79
Somekh, B. (2006) Action Research – a methodology for change and development, Open University Press, Maidenhead, for Professional Development in Education, 32,(4) 2006, 551-559
2000-04 ICC Police Federation – Operational Resilience.
2007 Greater Manchester Fire Service - Employee Esteem
2008-09 GMSA Employer Contributions to FE
2009 Leadership Development in Bolton MBC
External Examiner Police Management Degree Liverpool Hope University. 2003-5
External Examiner PhD
Member Chartered Management Institute
External Examiner FT MBA UCLAN (2012 – present)
External Validation panel member Bradford College 2010 MA International Business.
Continuing Professional Development Personal Tutoring – UoB Nov 2009 MCMI
Institute of Management Greater Manchester