Dr Stephen Harwood’s ‘V-Space’: RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

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Dr Stephen Harwood’s ‘V-Space’: RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Dr Stephen Harwood’s ‘V-Space’

where are our thoughts… caught in reality… or lost in fantasy

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Blogs:

2021, Feb.        How  to Organise in Order to Manage Complexity. 19th Feb., 2021. Link
2021, Jan.        The Multiple Views of Cybernetics. 30th Jan., 2021. Link

2021, Jan.        Making sense of complex situations. 10th Jan., 2021. Link

2020, Jul.        View of tourism in Scotland & Edinburgh – insights from nearly two decades of research. 20th July, 2020. Link

2020, Jun.        Transforming my university course for a COVID world – but how? 10th June, 2020. Link

2020, May        To be tracked or not to be tracked, that is the question. 19th May 2020.  Link

2020, Mar.       A life beyond Singularity – artificial general intelligence. robots & the rest16th March, 2020. Link

Books:

2002                  ERP: the implementation cycle.  (2003) [formerly Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann]. NOW Routledge (imprint of Taylor and Francis) [Turkish edition (Bilesim: summer 2005) Chinese edition (Tsinghua University Press: Dec. 2005)

Book Chapters:

2019                  Systems Thinking and Sustainable Development. In: Filho, W.L. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education. Springer

2018                  The emergence of makerspaces, hackerspaces and fab labs: Dewey’s democratic communities of the 21st Century?  [Eaves, S. & Harwood, S.] In:  Ruth Heilbronn, Christine Doddington, Rupert Higham, (Eds), Dewey and Education in the 21st Century: fighting back. London, Emerald Publishing

Journals:

2020                  Introducing the VIPLAN Methodology (with VSM) for handling messy situations – nine lessons. Systemic Practice and Action Research. [ABS2] [accepted 10th Sept. 2020; online 27th Oct. 2020 ]

2020                  Conceptualising technology, its development and future: The six genres of technology (co-authored with Eaves, S.). Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 160, 1-15[ABS3], [received 25th January 2020, revised 1st May 2020, accepted 19th June 2020, online 30th August 2020.]

2019                  VIEWPOINT: Whither is Problem Structuring Methods (PSMs)?Journal of the Operational Research Society, (submitted 16th Jan. 2018, accepted 12th July 2018, online 19th Jan, 2019). [ABS3]

2018                  A SHORT COMMUNICATION: A Question of Interpretation: the Viable System Model? European Journal of Operational Research (submitted 19th July 2018, accepted 29th October 2018). [ABS4]

2018                  In Search of a (WEF) Nexus Approach. Environmental Science and Policy83, 79-85. (submitted 19th Oct. 2017; revise and resubmit, 22nd Jan. 2018; resubmitted 28th Jan. 2017; accepted 29th Jan. 2018; online 26thFeb. 2018) [ABS3]

2012                  The Management of Change and the Viplan Methodology in Practice. Journal of the Operational Research Society63, 748-761. (submitted 3rd May 2010; revise and resubmit, 24th Aug 2010; resubmitted 13th Feb. 2011; revise and resubmit 18th Apr. 1011; resubmitted 25th Apr. 2011; accepted subject to clarifications 9th Jun, 2011; resubmitted 9th Jun, 2011; accepted 13th June 2011; online 17th Aug. 2011) [ABS3]

2011                  The Domestication of Online Technologies by Smaller Businesses and the ‘busy day’. Information and Organization, 21(2), 84-106. (submitted 25th Jan. 2011; ‘conditional’ acceptance by editor ‘subject to some directed revision’, 11th Feb. 2011; accepted 14th Mar.2011; online 22nd Apr. 2011) [ABS3]  EDITOR’S CHOICE, June 2015

2011                  Can a Cybernetics Lens Contribute to the Business Strategy Domain? Kybernetes(special issue: Progress in Organisational Cybernetics) 40(3/4), 507-527 (submitted 18th September 2010, accepted 14th December 2010)

2011                  VIEWPOINT: Mixing methodologies and paradigmatic commensurability.Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62, 806-809. [ABS3]

2009                  The changing structural dynamics of the Scottish tourism industry examined using Stafford Beer’s VSM. Systemic Practice and Action Research, (special issue: Action Research in Organisational Cybernetics), 22(4) 313-334. [ABS2]

1996                  Re-thinking the Business. Business Change and Re-engineering, 3(3), 37-46.

1995                  A View of Business Process Re-engineering. Systemist, 17(3), 129-132.

1995                  Thoughts about the Business. Systemist, 17(4), 201-218.

1990                  Book Review: ‘Managing Quality’. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 2(2), 201-202.

Conferences:

2019, Apr.        The Six Genres of Technology [Harwood, S. & Eaves, S.] 24th UKAIS Annual Conference, St Catherine’s College Oxford, UK, 9th-10th April 2019

2018, Jul.         Mind the Gap: But does the gap matter in social science research? [Harwood, S. & Eaves, S.] 17th European Research Methods Conference, ECRM2018. The University of Roma, Rome, Italy, 12-13th July 2018. link 

2018, Jul.          A Refreshed Pedagogical Agenda for PSMs.  [Harwood, S.A.,Tomasella , M.] EURO2018 (Association of European Operational Research Societies): EUROXXIX Conferences, Valencia, Spain 8-11th  July, 2018.

2017, Jun.        In Search for an Autoethnographic Method. [Harwood, S,  &  Eaves, S.] 16th European Research Methods Conference, ECRM2017. Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, 22nd-23rd June 2017 

2017, Apr.        Homeostasis: from metaphor to mechanism in the tech – human relationship. [Harwood, S. & Eaves, S.] 22nd UKAIS Annual Conference, St Catherine’s College Oxford, UK, 4th-5th April 2017   HIGHLY COMMENDED  link

2017, Apr.         ‘Affordance’ – what does this mean? [Harwood, S. & Hafezieh. N.] 22nd UKAIS Annual Conference, St Catherine’s College Oxford, UK, 4th-5th April 2017  link

2016, Sep.        The emergence of makerspaces, hackerspaces and fab labs: Dewey’s democratic communities of the 21st Century? [Eaves, S. & Harwood, S.] John Dewey’s “Democracy And Education” 100 Years On: Past, Present, And Future Relevance, A conference celebrating the centenary of the publication of John Dewey’s Democracy and Education, University of Cambridge, 28thSep. to 1st Oct. 2016 

2016, Jul.         VSM and the Quest for Resilience. [Harwood, S.A.,Tomasella , M. & Vancova, Z.] EURO2016 (Association of European Operational Research Societies): EUROXXVIII Conferences, Poznan, Poland 3rd-6th July. 

2016, Jun.        The VIPLAN Methodology In Management Research. European Research Methods Conference, ECRM2016, Kingston University London, UK, 9th-10th June. In Benson, V. & Filippaios, F. (Eds). Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies.

2016, Apr.        The Co-Development of Organisation and Online Technology – ‘Tailoring’ The Local Destination Marketing Organisation (DMO). 21st UKAIS  Annual Conference, St Catherine’s College Oxford, UK. 12th-13th April 2016.  Proceedings

2015, Sep.         Information artefacts in practice: institutional context and self-awareness in enactment of collective affordances. [Hafezieh, N., Eshraghian, F. & Harwood, S.A.]. British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference. University of Portsmouth, England. 8th to 10th Sept. 2015. link

2015, Jul.         Information Product: How Information Consumers’ Perception Of ‘Fitness For Use’ Can Be Affected.  [Eshraghian, F. & Harwood, S.A.]. The 20th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. 24th July, 2015.  link

2015, Jul.         Configuring professionalisation: Exploring socio-material arrangements in a voluntary-based sport association. [Eshraghi, A. & Harwood, S.A.]. 31st EGOS Colloquium, Athens, Greece
 2nd – 4th July 2015.

2014, Aug.       Biography Of  Data: A societal level perspective on data quality. [Eshraghian, F., Llyod, A.D., & Harwood, S.A.] The 19th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ), Xi’An, China. 1st – 3rd August 2014. link

2013, Jul.         Rethinking Affordances: Three Stories about the (Non-)Adoption of Digital Technologies.  [Eshraghi, A. & Harwood, S.]Proceedings of the 6th Communities and Technologies Conference 2013, Munich Germany. Wolfgang Prinz, Christine Satchell, Michael Koch, Johann Schlichter (eds). Published by ACM and the European Society for Socially Embedded Technologies (EUSSET). link

2013, Mar.       Framing authenticity in Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.  na:wh [0728] Conference on World Heritage, 15th Mar, 2013 University of Edinburgh. link

2012, Sep.      Is there still life in Stafford Beer’s Viable System Model (VSM)?  54th Conference of the UK OR Society, 4-6th September 2012, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Working Papers:

2018, Jan.        The Parrot is Not Dead, Just Resting: The UK Universal Credit System – an empirical narrative.  Working Paper, Series,  Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-9999205-5-5].

2016, Mar.       Multi-level research into the social: an old wine in an old forgotten bottle? Working Paper, Series: 16.01, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-10-0].

2013, Aug.       An Audit of a UNESCO World Heritage site – the Royal Mile, Edinburgh: a preliminary search for authenticity – Two years later.  Working Paper, Series: 13.01, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-09-4].

2012, Oct.        The Performativity Turn in Tourism. Co-authored with Dahlia El-Manstrly. Working Paper, Series: 12.05, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-08-7].

2012, Aug.       ‘Authenticity’: a familiar word but what are the implications for a destination if it is a popular tourism destination as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site? Co-authored with Dahlia El-Manstrly. Working Paper, Series: 12.04, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-07-0].

2012, Jul.         An Audit of a UNESCO World Heritage site – the Royal Mile, Edinburgh: a preliminary search for authenticity – One year later. Co-authored with Dahlia El-Manstrly, Business School, University of Edinburgh. Working Paper, Series: 12.03, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-06-3]

2012, May        An Audit of a UNESCO World Heritage site – the Royal Mile, Edinburgh: a preliminary search for authenticity. Co-authored with Dahlia El-Manstrly. Working Paper, Series: 12.02, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-18-6].

2012, May       ‘From the spatial to the digital domain’ : a need for hotelier reconfiguration? Co-authored with Dahlia El-Manstrly. Working Paper, Series: 12.01, Business School, University of Edinburgh [ISBN: 978-1-906816-17-9].

2010, Jun.        Business Strategy: thinking, discourse and action through a Cybernetics lensWorking Paper, Series: 10.01, Business School, University of Edinburgh.

2009, Jul.        Conceptualising Supply Chain Management: The ‘Sourcing Triangle’Working Paper, Series: 09.03, Business School, University of Edinburgh.

2009, Feb.         Governmental Developments To Support The Uptake Of Online Technologies: EU, UK & Scotland from early 1990s to around 2005.  Working Paper, Series: 09.02, Business School, University of Edinburgh.

2009, Jan.          A Difference Of Interpretation? A content analysis of the ‘Evidence’ of the Scottish Area Tourism Board Review, 2002-2004.  Working Paper, Series: 09.01, Business School, University of Edinburgh.

2008, Nov.        A Narrative About Institutional Developments In Scottish Tourism 1969-2008.   Working Paper, Series: 08.04, Business School, University of Edinburgh. 

2007, Sep.         A Quantitative Analysis of Serviced Accommodation Providers in Scotland over the Period 2003 to 2007. Working Paper, Series: 07.01, Business School, University of Edinburgh.

PhD Thesis

2010                  The Domestication of ICTs – the case of the online practices of Scottish serviced accommodation providers. Business School, University of Edinburgh.

Other:

2010, Oct.         Irresponsible or the victim of a witch-hunt? BP and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. Teaching Case-study.

2007, May         submission of evidence (by invitation) to Public Petitions Committee, Scottish Parliament (PETITION: National Tourism Website (Public Ownership) (PE1015)

Dr Stephen Harwood’s ‘V-Space’ where are our thoughts… caught in reality… or lost in fantasy RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Dr Stephen Harwood’s ‘V-Space’: RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS