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Exploring Inclusivity in HE through Lego Series Play: Interactive Workshop (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, M., & Dixon, T. (2024, March). Exploring Inclusivity in HE through Lego Series Play: Interactive Workshop. Presented at Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2024: The future is now: Building EDI practice for the changing world of HE, Liverpool

At Salford Business School we have invested in Lego Series Play to foster creativity, imagination, and problem-solving among students and staff and external organisations. This workshop uses these practices to explore gender equity in research, an ac... Read More about Exploring Inclusivity in HE through Lego Series Play: Interactive Workshop.

Digitizing nursing: A theoretical and holistic exploration to understand the adoption and use of digital technologies by nurses (2023)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Garwood‐Cross, L., Vasilica, C., Griffiths, M., Heaslip, V., & Phillips, N. (2023). Digitizing nursing: A theoretical and holistic exploration to understand the adoption and use of digital technologies by nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15810

Background: With healthcare undergoing rapid digitalization, the effective integration of new technologies is crucial for nursing professionals, who form the largest group in the healthcare workforce. However, barriers within the nursing profession m... Read More about Digitizing nursing: A theoretical and holistic exploration to understand the adoption and use of digital technologies by nurses.

Digital Maturity and SMEs: evaluating the application of a digital maturity assessment tool (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Obu-Cann, E., Fletcher, G., Griffiths, M., Kutar, M., & Krishnan-Harihara, S. (2023). Digital Maturity and SMEs: evaluating the application of a digital maturity assessment tool.

The challenges of undertaking digital transformation within Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are multiple. The constraints of limited resources and a lack of clear strategic purpose for the transformation are readily evident across many existing c... Read More about Digital Maturity and SMEs: evaluating the application of a digital maturity assessment tool.

Investigating the brand image of Nigeria and its implication for marketing this country as a tourism destination: UK perspective (2022)
Thesis
Jida, N. Investigating the brand image of Nigeria and its implication for marketing this country as a tourism destination: UK perspective. (Thesis). University of Salford

Recently, there has been an increase in studies on branding and tourism consumer destinations. These studies identify the major brand-related factors or the key reasons for destination choice among tourists, but these studies are Euro-American-centri... Read More about Investigating the brand image of Nigeria and its implication for marketing this country as a tourism destination: UK perspective.

A study on the implication of knowledge transfer and social capital on fostering innovation within the partnership between universities and Technology-Based Small Firms (TBSFs) (2020)
Thesis
Yusup, N. A study on the implication of knowledge transfer and social capital on fostering innovation within the partnership between universities and Technology-Based Small Firms (TBSFs). (Thesis). University of Salford

To remain competitive in the ongoing rapid transformation in the industry, technology-based small firms (TBSFs) have been establishing partnerships with universities for knowledge transfer to complement their limitations in terms of knowledge, skill... Read More about A study on the implication of knowledge transfer and social capital on fostering innovation within the partnership between universities and Technology-Based Small Firms (TBSFs).

Routine activity theory and cybercrime investigation in Nigeria : how capable are law enforcement agencies? (2020)
Book Chapter
Bello, M., & Griffiths, M. (2021). Routine activity theory and cybercrime investigation in Nigeria : how capable are law enforcement agencies?. In T. Owen, & J. Marshall (Eds.), Rethinking Cybercrime : critical debates (213-235). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55841-3

The evolution of the Internet amidst a rapidly growing global economy has created a completely new environment in which traditional crime prospers. Equally the convergence of computing and communication has changed the way we live, communicate and co... Read More about Routine activity theory and cybercrime investigation in Nigeria : how capable are law enforcement agencies?.

Digital transformation during a lockdown (2020)
Journal Article
Fletcher, G., & Griffiths, M. (2020). Digital transformation during a lockdown. International Journal of Information Management, 55, 102185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102185

These are indeed exceptional and historic times, a global pandemic and public health emergency sitting side by side with heightened public awareness of the injustices of decades of institutional racism. This article considers the current pandemic and... Read More about Digital transformation during a lockdown.

To identify issues that impact upon the acculturation and adaptation of Chinese Mandarin-speaking students taking undergraduate studies in British business schools (2020)
Thesis
Xu, D. To identify issues that impact upon the acculturation and adaptation of Chinese Mandarin-speaking students taking undergraduate studies in British business schools. (Thesis). University of Salford

According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA, 2020), In 2018-19, the amount of student enrolments domiciled from China reached 115,435, 32% of non-UK domiciled students for their first year studies come from China. Despite the trend of m... Read More about To identify issues that impact upon the acculturation and adaptation of Chinese Mandarin-speaking students taking undergraduate studies in British business schools.

Understanding how others see your organisation (2019)
Book Chapter
Kane, S. (2019). Understanding how others see your organisation. In A. Fenton, G. Fletcher, & M. Griffiths (Eds.), Strategic Digital Transformation: a results-driven approach (86-94). Oxon: Routledge

Armed with an understanding of influential external changes, knowledge of the value created by these changes and an awareness of what competitors are doing in response, the spotlight now turns internally to understanding your own organisation in the... Read More about Understanding how others see your organisation.

Managing your human resources : sequential-tasking and maker time (2019)
Book Chapter
Lord, J., & Fenton, A. (2019). Managing your human resources : sequential-tasking and maker time. In A. Fenton, M. Griffiths, & G. Fletcher (Eds.), Strategic Digital Transformation: a results-driven approach (157-164). Oxon: Routledge

This chapter focuses on the human resource issues faced in the “always on” VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world. With all of the benefits and flexibility of mobile digital working and data-driven management, this can also have nega... Read More about Managing your human resources : sequential-tasking and maker time.

Service innovation and transformation : the case of WeChat (2019)
Book Chapter
Chen, Y., & Zhao, W. (2019). Service innovation and transformation : the case of WeChat. In A. Fenton, G. Fletcher, & M. Griffiths (Eds.), Strategic Digital Transformation: A Results-Driven Approach (174-181). Routledge

Business innovation is closely associated with the enterprise boundary, focusing on internal control to carry out innovation activities and use internal innovation resources. But this format faces the challenge of knowledge dispersion, information di... Read More about Service innovation and transformation : the case of WeChat.

Strategic Digital Transformation : a results-driven approach (2019)
Book
Fenton, A., Fletcher, G., & Griffiths, M. (2019). Strategic Digital Transformation : a results-driven approach. Oxon: Routledge

Emerging technologies are having a profound impact upon business as individuals and organisations increasingly embrace the benefits of the ‘always on’ attitude that digital technologies produce. The use of the web, apps, cloud storage, GPS and Intern... Read More about Strategic Digital Transformation : a results-driven approach.

Transferring knowledge for innovation through partnership between university & Technology-Based Small Firms (TBSFs): a social capital perspective (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Udagedara, R., Yusup, N. H., & Griffiths, M. (2019, September). Transferring knowledge for innovation through partnership between university & Technology-Based Small Firms (TBSFs): a social capital perspective. Presented at BAM 2019 Annual Conference, Aston University, Aston

Building upon forty-three semi-structured interviews with universities partnership with technology-based small firms (TBSFs) for knowledge transfer in the United Kingdom, this study explores how social capital influences knowledge transfer in foster... Read More about Transferring knowledge for innovation through partnership between university & Technology-Based Small Firms (TBSFs): a social capital perspective.

SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts (2019)
Book
Aarons, T., Abduljawad, S. A. S., Aboelkheir, A., Addis, M. C., Adeboye, O., Adeniyi, I. A., …Yusup, N. H. (2019). E. M. Barnes, D. Greensmith, M. Griffiths, U. Hurley, T. Ireland, C. Starbuck, …D. Whitnall (Eds.), SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts. Salford, UK: University of Salford

Welcome to the Book of Abstracts for the 2019 SPARC conference. This year we not only celebrate the work of our PGRs but also our first ever Doctoral School Best Supervisor awards, which makes this year’s conference extra special. Once again we have... Read More about SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts.

Hiding in the light : recognising UK mid size businesses as a distinct category and their economic and social value to the nation (2019)
Report
McKenna, S., Fletcher, G., & Griffiths, M. (2019). Hiding in the light : recognising UK mid size businesses as a distinct category and their economic and social value to the nation

For most, the term ‘mid size business’ (MSB) usually conjures up images of very little – or confusion with the SME concept. Despite their tremendous performance and contribution, MSBs remain unrecognised and underserved. Too big to benefit fro... Read More about Hiding in the light : recognising UK mid size businesses as a distinct category and their economic and social value to the nation.

Reimagining (2018)
Book
(2018). M. Griffiths, & D. Whitnall (Eds.), Reimagining. Salford, UK: University of Salford

This book has been put together based on the University of Salford's Futures Day at The Festival of Research 2018. Colleagues, researchers and students came together to develop ideas about what the future could look and feel like? This booklet summ... Read More about Reimagining.

Knowledge exchange partnership leads to digital transformation at Hydro-X Water Treatment, Ltd (2018)
Journal Article
Heinze, A., Griffiths, M., Fenton, A., & Fletcher, G. (2018). Knowledge exchange partnership leads to digital transformation at Hydro-X Water Treatment, Ltd. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 37(4), 6-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/joe.21859

To attract a generation of workers and consumers who have never known a world without Wi-Fi, smartphones, or social media, organizations increasingly have no choice but to incorporate digital technology into every aspect of their operations and proce... Read More about Knowledge exchange partnership leads to digital transformation at Hydro-X Water Treatment, Ltd.

Digital business evolution : lessons from a decade of KTP industry projects (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, M., Heinze, A., Fenton, A., & Fletcher, G. (2018, March). Digital business evolution : lessons from a decade of KTP industry projects. Presented at UK Academy for Information Systems Conference, Oxford, UK

Digital transformation is a daunting process for many business leaders, who sometimes find themselves in unfamiliar territory. This challenge is particularly prominent for resource-stretched and multi-skilled small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)... Read More about Digital business evolution : lessons from a decade of KTP industry projects.