Kenny Crossan
Kenny Crossan

Dr Kenny Crossan

Associate Professor

Biography

Lecturer in Economics, Edinburgh Napier University (From September 2005)
o Programme leader, MSc Investment Promotion and Economic Development
o Programme leader, MSc Business and Management (Singapore)
o Depute programme leader, BA (hons) Economics with Management
o Member of the Faculty Research Degree Management Group
o Member of the Faculty Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee
o PhD Programme leader, The Business School.
o Research led, SOE subject group.
o Module leader for Economics of Business Strategy (blended and distance learning – UK/Singapore/ Hong Kong).
o Module leader for Regional Economics and Financial planning (Distance learning)
o I currently supervise four PhD students and two DBA students ( 3 completions)

Editor: NUBS research paper series
Academic Advisor: Edinburgh Napier Journal of Finance and Economics (student journal)

Research Areas

Events

Esteem

Editorial Activity

  • Advisory Board member: Interdisciplinary journal of Economics and Business Law.
  • Academic Advisor: Edinburgh Napier Journal of Finance and Economics (student journal)

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External examiner: University of Kent
  • External Examiner: University of Plymouth
  • External Examiner: Sheffield Hallam University
  • External Examiner: Anglia Ruskin University
  • External Examiner: Leeds Metropolitan University
  • External Assessor: Advanced Diploma in Finance; Advanced Diploma in Finance (Investment)- Hong Kong University (SPACE)
  • External panel member for validation of BA (hons) Economics, University of Northampton

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Follow of the High Education Academy
  • Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013

 

Invited Speaker

  • WS Society Charity conference 2018 “Responsible business practices for the third sector in Scotland”

 

Media Activity

  • Interview with the National newspaper
  • Interview for article in the New Statesman
  • TV interview with STV news, corporate governance in Ranger Football Club (October 16th, 2013)

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • DBA External examiner, Heriot-Watt University, “Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs.”
  • PhD External examiner, Plymouth University, " An Examination and Analysis of Bank Corporate Governance Regulation in The Gambia: A Grounded Theory Approach"

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer: Interdisciplinary journal of Economics and Business Law
  • Reviewer: Studies in Economics and Finance
  • Reviewing: Managerial Finance
  • Reviewer: Journal of Small Business Management
  • Reviewer: Journal of Small Business and Enterprise
  • Reviewer: Small Business Economics
  • Reviewer: Corporate Governance
  • Reviewer:Managerial and Decision Economics
  • Reviewer: International Review of Financial Analysis
  • Reviewer: Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics

 

Visiting Positions

  • ERASMUS lecturer, Warsaw School of Economics.

 

Date


39 results

The Build for Purpose Canvas

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Fonseca, A., Tan, H., & Pershina, E. (2022, September)
The Build for Purpose Canvas. Paper presented at OR64 The Annual Operational Research Conference, University of Warwick
The paper proposes the “Build for Purpose Canvas” (B4PC) to help organisations to put purpose at the heart of their business, build meaningful relationships with communities a...

Mind the Gap: Public Equity as a Financing Solution for Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Influence of National Culture

Journal Article
Koch, L., Crossan, K., & Jaworski, P. (2022)
Mind the Gap: Public Equity as a Financing Solution for Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Influence of National Culture. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 28(7), 1800-1827. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-04-2021-0247
Purpose This research focuses on the demand from medium-sized firms to access public equity as a source of finance. The acceptance of public equity differs strongly between co...

Empowering Organisations To Embrace UN Sustainable Development Goals: Post-Covid-19 Scotland

Book Chapter
Fonseca, A., Crossan, K., Weaver, M., Tan, H., Bratton, A., & Pershina, E. (in press)
Empowering Organisations To Embrace UN Sustainable Development Goals: Post-Covid-19 Scotland. In W. Leal Filho (Ed.), SDGs in the European Region. Springer
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) argues that the global coronavirus pandemic has caused unimaginable consequences to the global community's economy, social stru...

Empowering SMEs to embrace the SDGs in a Post-Covid Scotland

Conference Proceeding
Fonseca, A. P., Crossan, K., Hock, T., Bratton, A., & Weaver, M. (2021)
Empowering SMEs to embrace the SDGs in a Post-Covid Scotland. In ISBE Conference Papers
The United Nations Environment Programme - UNEP argues that the global coronavirus pandemic has caused unimaginable consequences to the global community's economy, social stru...

Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs

Journal Article
Sasu, E., & Crossan, K. (2021)
Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 10(1), 88-114

Scottish independence: could wind power Scotland back into the EU?

Other
Jaworski, P., & Crossan, K. (2021)
Scottish independence: could wind power Scotland back into the EU?. https://theconversation.com/scottish-independence-could-wind-power-scotland-back-into-the-eu-157985

Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships

Book Chapter
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (2020)
Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia, & T. Wall (Eds.), Partnerships for the Goals: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (in press). Systems and Systemic Approaches for Partnership Working for the Goals. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia...

Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Crossan, K., & Tan, H. (2018, September)
Developing Your ‘North Star’ to Clarify Purpose. Presented at OR60: Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
There is widespread acceptance that business “can do well, by doing good” leading to the rise in organisations defining themselves as ‘purpose-driven’. In the context of Scotl...

Corporate Governance in small and medium sized firms: A study of Scottish enterprises

Journal Article
Crossan, K., Pershina, E., & Henschel, T. (2018)
Corporate Governance in small and medium sized firms: A study of Scottish enterprises. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 7(2),
There have been a large number of studies examining how firms are governed and how they should be governed. However, these studies have mainly concerned themselves with large ...

A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland

Journal Article
Weaver, M. W., Crossan, K., Tan, H., & Paxton, S. (2018)
A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland. European Journal of Operational Research, 268(3), 1149-1167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.050
The purpose of this paper is to present an application of community O.R. (COR), using soft system methodology (SSM) to help a grant-maker to understand how to unlock and relea...

Current Post Grad projects

Previous Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • DBA supervisor at UWTSD