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Innovation diffusion in healthcare networks: The role of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers in a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., Okeke, U., Roehrich, J., & Conway, S. (2018, September). Innovation diffusion in healthcare networks: The role of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers in a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference 2018

Summary This paper investigates the roles of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers during the diffusion of innovation where a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion has been employed, presenting the results of an in-depth investigation of a compl... Read More about Innovation diffusion in healthcare networks: The role of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers in a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion.

Addressing “Wicked Problems”: Promoting the supply of innovations into complex healthcare networks (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., Okeke, U., Jens, R., Conway, S., & Moule, P. (2018, June). Addressing “Wicked Problems”: Promoting the supply of innovations into complex healthcare networks. Paper presented at 9th Annual Edsi Conference "Decision Sciences For The New Global Economy" Udine & Venice – June 3rd To June 6th, 2018

“Wicked problems” are complex, open-ended and intractable, encompassing public sector challenges such as poverty, healthcare problems, and unemployment which markets and bureaucracies often fail to address. It is proposed that inter-organisational ne... Read More about Addressing “Wicked Problems”: Promoting the supply of innovations into complex healthcare networks.

Redistributed manufacturing in healthcare: Creating new value through disruptive innovation (2018)
Report
Phillips, W., Medcalf, N., Dalgarno, K., Makatoris, H., Sharples, S., Srai, J., …Kapletia, D. Redistributed manufacturing in healthcare: Creating new value through disruptive innovation

The RiHN White Paper is the first serious attempt to gather expertise and to explore applications in promising areas of healthcare that could benefit from RDM and covers early-stage user needs, challenges and priorities. The UK has an opportunity to... Read More about Redistributed manufacturing in healthcare: Creating new value through disruptive innovation.

Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from 'state' to 'market' logic in UK higher education (2017)
Journal Article
Alexander, E., Phillips, W., & Kapletia, D. (2017). Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from 'state' to 'market' logic in UK higher education. Policy and Politics, 46(4), 551-569. https://doi.org/10.1332/030557317X15052077338233

© Policy Press 2018. Our study of UK higher education institutions (HEIs) offers insights into the role of institutional logics in the adoption of organisational practices - specifically outsourcing. We identify two logics prevalent within HEIs: a pu... Read More about Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from 'state' to 'market' logic in UK higher education.

Going it alone won’t work! The relational imperative for social innovation in social enterprises (2017)
Journal Article
Phillips, W., Alexander, E., & Lee, H. (2019). Going it alone won’t work! The relational imperative for social innovation in social enterprises. Journal of Business Ethics, 156(2), 315-331. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3608-1

Shifts in the philosophy of the “state” and a growing emphasis on the “Big Society” have placed an increasing onus on a newly emerging organizational form, social enterprises, to deliver innovative solutions to ease societal issues. However, the ques... Read More about Going it alone won’t work! The relational imperative for social innovation in social enterprises.

Distributed manufacturing: Scope, challenges and opportunities (2016)
Journal Article
Srai, J. S., Kumar, M., Graham, G., Phillips, W., Tooze, J., Tiwari, A., …Shankar, R. (2016). Distributed manufacturing: Scope, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Production Research, 54(23), 6917-6935. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1192302

This discussion paper aims to set out the key challenges and opportunities emerging from distributed manufacturing (DM). We begin by describing the concept, available definitions and consider its evolution where recent production technology developme... Read More about Distributed manufacturing: Scope, challenges and opportunities.

Social innovation and social entrepreneurship: A systematic review (2015)
Journal Article
Phillips, W., Lee, H., James, P., Ghobadian, A., & O'Regan, N. (2015). Social innovation and social entrepreneurship: A systematic review. Group and Organization Management, 40(3), 428-461. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059601114560063

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) literature suggests CSR initiatives extend beyond meeting the immediate interests of stakeholders of for-profit enterprises, offering the potential to enhance performance. Growing disillusionment of for-profit bu... Read More about Social innovation and social entrepreneurship: A systematic review.

Towards a model of the intervention process (2015)
Journal Article
Lewis, M., Piercy, N., Phillips, W., & Palmer, J. (2015). Towards a model of the intervention process. Policy and Politics, 43(2), 255-271. https://doi.org/10.1332/030557312X655927

© Policy Press 2015. This paper explores the challenging circumstances when one part of government decides that the performance of a subsidiary part is unacceptable and arranges some kind of remedial intervention. Following the detailed analysis of a... Read More about Towards a model of the intervention process.

Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams (2013)
Journal Article
Piercy, N., Phillips, W., & Lewis, M. (2013). Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams. Production Planning and Control, 24(10-11), 976-987. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2012.666913

Adoption of change management best practices continues to be offered as a route towards improved cost, quality and productivity of public services. These approaches are predominantly drawn from private sector research and their application by the pub... Read More about Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams.

Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., & Kapletia, D. (2013, September). Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

Outsourcing has been commonly practised within the private sector for decades and the outsourcing of publically provided services is becoming evermore prevalent as the pulic sector responds to the need to bring about ‘more for less’. Despite this pre... Read More about Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions.

Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., & Lee, H. (2013, September). Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises. Paper presented at Briitish Academy of Management Conference 2013

In a constantly changing environment social enterprises (SEs) need to utilise dynamic capabilities in their pursuit of social innovation. Addressing the ‘double bottom line’ of both social and financial goals, alongside managing the challenge of fluc... Read More about Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises.

Innovation management and dynamic capability (2013)
Book Chapter
Bessant, J., & Phillips, W. (2013). Innovation management and dynamic capability. In C. Harland, G. Nassimbeni, & E. Schneller (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Strategic Supply Management: Relationships, Chains, Networks and SectorsSage

Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Lee, H., Collins, L., Phillips, W., & James, P. (2012, September). Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

Social innovation has been practiced for decades, however relatively little is known. According to Mulgan (2006), Social innovation refers to the innovative activities motivated by a social need and objective, predominantly diffused through organisat... Read More about Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises.

Key characteristics of SME procurement: An empirical study (2012)
Presentation / Conference
James, P., Saad, M., Douglas, A., & Phillips, W. (2012, April). Key characteristics of SME procurement: An empirical study. Paper presented at IPSERA Conference 2012

This research is part of the i-Compete project on improving competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the South West of England through best practice procurement. It is jointly funded by the ERDF (through Universities South West... Read More about Key characteristics of SME procurement: An empirical study.

Discontinuous innovation: A challenge for purchasing (2012)
Journal Article
Johnsen, T., Calvi, R., & Phillips, W. Discontinuous innovation: A challenge for purchasing. Manuscript submitted for publication

Purpose of this paper This paper investigates the question: What are the challenges to the purchasing function when faced with discontinuous innovation? The paper defines discontinuous innovation, differentiating it from other forms of innovation, a... Read More about Discontinuous innovation: A challenge for purchasing.

Customer-supplier relationships during the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach (2012)
Journal Article
Phillips, W., Lamming, R., & Caldwell, N. (2012). Customer-supplier relationships during the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach. Strategic Change, 21(5-6), 263-274. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.1908

Adopting an innovation systems approach, this paper addresses how institutions in supply markets, in the institutional economics sense of informal constraints and formal rules, influence the innovation process between firms. Within an innovation sys... Read More about Customer-supplier relationships during the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach.

A square peg in a round hole? A case study of whole life costing applications within sustainable procurement practices in the UK social housing sector (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Ford, J., Phillips, W., & Cicmil, S. (2011, September). A square peg in a round hole? A case study of whole life costing applications within sustainable procurement practices in the UK social housing sector. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

The UK social housing sector is facing challenging times. The reduction in housing grant subsidy, the restructuring of affordable rent levels and the planned reforms of housing benefit under the Comprehensive Spending Review (HM Treasury, 2010) have... Read More about A square peg in a round hole? A case study of whole life costing applications within sustainable procurement practices in the UK social housing sector.

Public procurement of innovations, diffusion and endogenous institutions (2011)
Journal Article
Rolfstam, M., Phillips, W., & Bakker, E. (2011). Public procurement of innovations, diffusion and endogenous institutions. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 24(5), 452-468. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513551111147178

Purpose: Public procurement has been increasingly seen as an important innovation policy tool. One neglected aspect of the public procurement of innovation is, however, diffusion. The purpose of this paper is to counter this neglect by exploring how... Read More about Public procurement of innovations, diffusion and endogenous institutions.

The difficulties of supplying new technologies into highly regulated markets: The case of tissue engineering (2011)
Journal Article
Chaudhuri, J. B., Phillips, W., Johnsen, T., Caldwell, N., & Chaudhuri, J. (2011). The difficulties of supplying new technologies into highly regulated markets: The case of tissue engineering. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 23(3), 213-226. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537325.2011.550391

This study provides an insight into the difficulties companies encounter in transposing basic science into commercially viable healthcare technologies, focusing on the issue of establishing a dominant supply model within a highly regulated market. Th... Read More about The difficulties of supplying new technologies into highly regulated markets: The case of tissue engineering.

Analysing customer-supplier relationships in the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach (2011)
Journal Article
Phillips, W., Lamming, R., & Caldwell, N. Analysing customer-supplier relationships in the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach. Manuscript submitted for publication

Adopting an innovation systems approach, this paper addresses how institutions in supply markets, in the institutional economics sense of informal constraints and formal rules, influence the innovation process between firms. Within an innovation sys... Read More about Analysing customer-supplier relationships in the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach.