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Dr James Wallace

Associate Professor

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emailj.wallace1@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 234335

Biography

James is a Senior Lecturer in Research Methods and Social Entrepreneurship and Director (Training and Development) for the Ph.D. Studies programme at the University of Bradford School of Management. He is also a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Paris Ouest. Before coming to Bradford, James taught in the Physics and Mathematics School at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and was Director of their M.Sc. programmes in Statistics. He was also Director of the School’s Royal Statistical Society programmes, a member of the central management team and faculty quality assurance team as well as holding a variety of other School and central university administrative positions. James also delivered Executive Development courses throughout the UK. He studied at the Universities of East Anglia, Sheffield and Leeds (on a Science Research Council scholarship) and then in the Applied Statistics department of the University of Reading (also on an SRC scholarship) and at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences on a tailored programme in Operational Research. James worked at Marconi and then in the import-export business in the City of London (at Burns Phelp & Co., now part of Rank Group Limited) but most of his early career was spent working in corporate research as a mathematical modeller and in consultancy. He worked in British Gas’s corporate research laboratories (primarily on optimisation of gas scheduling of the UK’s national transmission system) in the capacity of Team Leader and also as an Internal Consultant, and then at the Central Electricity Generating Board (later Nuclear Electric) in the Systems Development group (nuclear reactor optimisation and the decommissioning of power stations) as well as undertaking internal consultancy. Additionally, he has undertaken consultancy and executive education for a variety of organisations, including the Land Registry Office (Northern Ireland), ARM/ Leyland DAF, British Salt, British Nuclear Fuels, the NHS, and the SME Knowledge Network at University of Bradford School of Management. At Bradford, James currently teaches Business Research Methods on the MBA programmes, and Introductory and Advanced Research Methods and Statistics on the Ph.D. and DBA programmes at Bradford and NARTI (the Northern Advanced Research Training Institute). He also provides a statistical advisory service within the School. Additionally, he is a member of the University’s Committee for Ethics in Research (CER). James is a member of various learned organizations: He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, Member of the Academy of Management (USA), the British Academy of Management (BAM), and the Human Development and Capabilities Association (HDCA (founded by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum). James is a Senior Lecturer in Research Methods and Social Entrepreneurship and Director (Training and Development) for the Ph.D. Studies programme at the University of Bradford School of Management. He is also a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Paris Ouest. Before coming to Bradford, James taught in the Physics and Mathematics School at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and was Director of their M.Sc. programmes in Statistics. He was also Director of the School’s Royal Statistical Society programmes, a member of the central management team and faculty quality assurance team as well as holding a variety of other School and central university administrative positions. James also delivered Executive Development courses throughout the UK. He studied at the Universities of East Anglia, Sheffield and Leeds (on a Science Research Council scholarship) and then in the Applied Statistics department of the University of Reading (also on an SRC scholarship) and at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences on a tailored programme in Operational Research. James worked at Marconi and then in the import-export business in the City of London (at Burns Phelp & Co., now part of Rank Group Limited) but most of his early career was spent working in corporate research as a mathematical modeller and in consultancy. He worked in British Gas’s corporate research laboratories (primarily on optimisation of gas scheduling of the UK’s national transmission system) in the capacity of Team Leader and also as an Internal Consultant, and then at the Central Electricity Generating Board (later Nuclear Electric) in the Systems Development group (nuclear reactor optimisation and the decommissioning of power stations) as well as undertaking internal consultancy. Additionally, he has undertaken consultancy and executive education for a variety of organisations, including the Land Registry Office (Northern Ireland), ARM/ Leyland DAF, British Salt, British Nuclear Fuels, the NHS, and the SME Knowledge Network at University of Bradford School of Management. At Bradford, James currently teaches Business Research Methods on the MBA programmes, and Introductory and Advanced Research Methods and Statistics on the Ph.D. and DBA programmes at Bradford and NARTI (the Northern Advanced Research Training Institute). He also provides a statistical advisory service within the School. Additionally, he is a member of the University’s Committee for Ethics in Research (CER). James is a member of various learned organizations: He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, Member of the Academy of Management (USA), the British Academy of Management (BAM), and the Human Development and Capabilities Association (HDCA (founded by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum).

Research

James has undertaken research in the main areas of information and management, social enterprise and social regeneration, and business and society, applying his statistical and research methodology expertise to the exploration of these fields. He is a member of the research centre, Paris Research in Norms, Management and Law (PRIMAL), an international network of scholars coordinated by the University of Paris, where he is the lead academic for Research Methods. He is currently involved in two PRIMAL projects on mentoring. He also has on-going research collaborations with colleagues at Leibniz University, Hannover, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich, Sindh University and the University of Murcia. He has published has research in a variety of top international journals and books in science, engineering, mathematics and management. His recent output includes articles in: Business History, European Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Information and Management, Journal of Business Ethics, and he regularly acts as a reviewer for journals including: European Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Production Management, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Policy and Politics, and International Journal of Operations Management. He is also on the editorial board for the International Journal of Surgery and was a track chair at the EURAM 2012 Annual Conference. Additionally, he has acted as a grant application reviewer for the EPSRC, as well as paper reviewer for the Academy of Management and the British Academy of Management. He has received a best paper track award at the British Academy of Management (2007) and is the formal expert panel member for statistical support for an on-going ESRC funded research project on mentoring in European Trade Unions. Geographic regions specialist in: France Germany Spain Pakistan Middle East and North Africa (MENA) James has undertaken research in the main areas of information and management, social enterprise and social regeneration, and business and society, applying his statistical and research methodology expertise to the exploration of these fields. He is a member of the research centre, Paris Research in Norms, Management and Law (PRIMAL), an international network of scholars coordinated by the University of Paris, where he is the lead academic for Research Methods. He is currently involved in two PRIMAL projects on mentoring. He also has on-going research collaborations with colleagues at Leibniz University, Hannover, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich, Sindh University and the University of Murcia. He has published has research in a variety of top international journals and books in science, engineering, mathematics and management. His recent output includes articles in: Business History, European Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Information and Management, Journal of Business Ethics, and he regularly acts as a reviewer for journals including: European Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Production Management, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Policy and Politics, and International Journal of Operations Management. He is also on the editorial board for the International Journal of Surgery and was a track chair at the EURAM 2012 Annual Conference. Additionally, he has acted as a grant application reviewer for the EPSRC, as well as paper reviewer for the Academy of Management and the British Academy of Management. He has received a best paper track award at the British Academy of Management (2007) and is the formal expert panel member for statistical support for an on-going ESRC funded research project on mentoring in European Trade Unions. Geographic regions specialist in: France Germany Spain Pakistan Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Current Projects James is currently undertaking collaborative projects wCurrent Projects James is currently undertaking collaborative projects with colleagues at: Murcia, Hannover and Munich: international comparisons of social entrepreneurship practices; CSR practices; social capital and its effects on social enterprise innovation and social impact. Bradford: modelling management practices in ethnic social enterprises; city regeneration and regional development; CSR practices in organisations; information and management practices in industry sectors Paris Ouest: informal mentoring practices in France Sindh: modelling management practices in Pakistan

Professional activities

  • UEA - BSc
  • Sheffield - MSc
  • Reading - PhD
  • , Member, Academy of Management
  • , Member, British Academy of Management
  • , Member, Human Development and Capabilities Association
  • Fellow: Fellow, Royal Statistical Society

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleSocial Value Creation in Inter-Organizational Collaborations in the Not-for-Profit Sector – Give and Take from a Dyadic Perspective (2017)
AuthorsWeber, C.; Weidner, K.; Kroeger, A.; Wallace, James
 
TitleRhetorics and realities of management practices in Pakistan: Colonial, post-colonial and post-9/11 influences (2014)
AuthorsJhatial, A.A.; Cornelius, Nelarine; Wallace, James
 
TitleCapabilities, urban unrest and social enterprise: Limits of the actions of third sector organisations (2013)
AuthorsCornelius N.;Wallace J.
JournalInternational Journal of Public Sector Management
DOI10.1108/IJPSM-11-2008-0043
 
TitleBuilding brand value online: exploring relationships between company and city brands (2012)
AuthorsTrueman, Myfanwy; Cornelius, Nelarine; Wallace, James
 
TitleCommunity development and social regeneration: how the third sector addresses the needs of BME communities in post-industrial cities (2010)
AuthorsWallace, James; Cornelius, Nelarine
 
TitleCross-Sector Partnerships: City Regeneration and Social Justice (2010)
AuthorsCornelius N.;Wallace J.
JournalJournal of Business Ethics
DOI10.1007/s10551-011-0780-6
 
TitleManagerial characteristics, strategy and performance in local government (2009)
AuthorsSebaa A.;Wallace J.;Cornelius N.
JournalMeasuring Business Excellence
DOI10.1108/13683040911006756
 
TitleIndividualised rating-scale procedure: A means of reducing response style contamination in survey data (2008)
AuthorsChami-Castaldi E.;Reynolds N.;Wallace J.
JournalElectronic Journal Of Business Research Methods
 
TitleCorporate social responsibility and the social enterprise (2008)
AuthorsCornelius, Nelarine; Todres, M.; Janjuha-Jivraj, S.; Woods, A.; Wallace, James
 
TitleThe use and impact of human resource information systems on human resource management professionals (2007)
AuthorsHussain, Zahid I.; Wallace, James; Cornelius, Nelarine
 
TitleE-technology and the emergent e-environment: Implications for organizational form and function (2007)
AuthorsTassabehji, Rana; Wallace, James; Cornelius, Nelarine
 
TitleAn analysis of corporate social responsibility, corporate identity and ethics teaching in business schools (2007)
AuthorsTassabehji, Rana; Wallace, James; Cornelius, Nelarine
 
TitleRe-aligning reverse e-auctions for organisational agility (2006)
AuthorsTassabehji R.;Wallace J.;Tsoularis A.
JournalInternational Journal Of Agile Systems And Management
DOI10.1504/IJASM.2006.011628
 
TitleRealigning reverse e-auctions for organisational magility. (2006)
AuthorsTassabehji, Rana; Wallace, James; Tsoularis, A.
 
TitleStochastic automata and supply chain agility in the time-limited supply industry. (2006)
AuthorsWallace, James; Tsoularis, A.; Tassabehji, Rana
 
TitleA Markov chain model of predator-model-mimic interactions (2005)
AuthorsTsoularis A.;Wallace J.
JournalJournal of Biological Systems
DOI10.1142/S0218339005001483
 
TitleAn investigation into the ability to define transmembrane protein spans using the biophysical properties of amino acid residues (2005)
AuthorsDaman O.;Wallace J.;Harris F.;Phoenix D.
JournalMolecular and Cellular Biochemistry
DOI10.1007/s11010-005-1738-8
 
TitleReinforcement learning for a stochastic automaton modelling predation in stationary model-mimic environments (2005)
AuthorsTsoularis A.;Wallace J.
JournalMathematical Biosciences
DOI10.1016/j.mbs.2005.01.003
 
Book Chapters
TitleCorporate Social Responsibility in Pakistan: Corporate Engagements in the Local Community and their Social Impact  (2014)
AuthorsJhatial, A.A.; Cornelius, Nelarine; Wallace, James
 
TitleAlignment of strategy-managerial characteristics and performance at the functional level in Dubai local government (2010)
AuthorsSebaa A.;Wallace J.;Cornelius N.
JournalBusiness Performance Measurement and Management: New Contexts, Themes and Challenges
DOI10.1007/978-3-642-04800-5_20
 
TitleIntegrating e-supply networks: The need to manage information flows and develop e-platforms (2008)
AuthorsTassabehji R.;Wallace J.;Tsoularis A.
JournalInformation Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation
DOI10.4018/978-1-59904-901-4.ch010
 
Other Publications
Other typeReviews
TitleOblique orientated α-helices and their prediction (2006)
AuthorsHarris F.;Daman A.;Wallace J.;Dennison S.;Phoenix D.
JournalCurrent Protein and Peptide Science
DOI10.2174/138920306779025602
 
Title Author(s)
Corporate acceptance of M-technology in the service sector: A case study (2008)Tassabehji R.;Wallace J.;Srivastava A.