Curriculum Vitae: STEPHEN EDGAR LITTLE
PhD(RCA) MSc BSc(hons)Arch FeRSA

Chairman Asia Pacific Technology Network (APTN)

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Address

20 Wellington Crescent,
Old Trafford,
Manchester
M16 9RG

Telephone: +44 161 881 4890
Electronic mail: little@stephenelittle.com

Nationality: Australian and British
 
Date of Birth: 20th February 1948,

Place of Birth: Lewisham, Kent, U.K.

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ACADEMIC AWARDS, QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

PhD in Design Research 1981-1983: Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art, London.
S.E.R.C. C.A.S.E. Studentship supported by Scottish Special Housing Association
Thesis: "A longitudinal study of strategic choice in complex organizations through the examination of technical change in the design activity"

MSc in Applied Psychology 1972-1973: Dept of Applied Psychology, University of Aston, Birmingham.
Project: "Attitudes to the standardization of design" University of Aston, mimeo, 1973.
in conjunction with Birmingham Regional Hospital Board.

BSc(hons) in Architecture 1967-1972: Birmingham School of Architecture.
Dissertations: "A summary of the implications of an ethologically based re-orientation of architectural design systems" Birmingham Polytechnic mimeo, 1972.
"Sources of architectonic form" Birmingham Polytechnic mimeo, 1971.

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education 1992-1994:
Graduate School of Education, University of Wollongong.

PRINCIPAL AFFILIATIONS:

Council Member at Large, Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS)
Member of the CERN-MODE Collaboration
Fellow of the Regional Studies Association
Member of the Design Research Society
Member of the Odyssey Group of Organisation Researchers

OTHER AFFILIATIONS:

Life Member of International Sociological Association
Member of British Sociological Association
Member of UK Academy of  Information Systems
Member of IFIP Working Group 8.2: Information Systems and the Organisation
Member of IFIP Working Group 8.6: Information Technology Transfer
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Affiliate, British Computer Society

CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

Chairman, Asia-Pacific Technology Network

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


Visiting Appointments   Examination Conference  Publication Consultancy

VISITING APPOINTMENTS

Visiting Scholar School of Management and Marketing, Deakin University Victoria, Australia, June-September 2010
Visitor RARC, Rikkyo University, Saitama, Japan, November 2009
Visiting Scholar Department of Technology and Innovation, Erasamus University, Rotterdam, 2008-2012
Visiting Professor in Business Logistics, Innovation and Information Systems, University of Bolton, 2007-2010
Visitor, Institute for African Development, Cornell University, NY, USA. October 2003
Visiting Lecturer, Academy for Management Excellence, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, April 2003
Visiting Scholar, Department of Management, University of Technology, Sydney, July 2002
Visiting Lecturer, ESC-Toulouse Aerospace MBA, May 2001
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Centre for Innovation & Information, Open University Business School, March-October 1995.
Visiting Fellow Urban Research Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, October-December 1991.
Visiting Research Fellow Fujitsu Centre for Managing Information Technology in Organisations, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney, July-September 1991

EXTERNAL EXAMINATION & EVALUATION

External Examiner, Manchester Business School, Masters in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship 2011 - present
External Examiner, Manchester Metropolitan Business School, undergraduate modules 2010-2014
International Program Board, Masters in Hospitality Management, Hotelschool Den Haag, Netherlands 2008-2012
External Examiner University of Birmingham, DBA and PhD coursework 2009-2012
External Examiner, MSc in Information and Knowledge Management, London Metropolitan University 2005-2008
Examiner, University of Bolton, PhD 2006
Examiner, Judge Institute for Management, University of Cambridge, PhD 2004.
Examiner, Staffordshire University Department of Computing, PhD, 2004.
Examiner, Department of Computer Science, University of Durham, PhD, 2003.
Examiner, Examiner, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Napier University, PhD, 2002
Examiner, University of Aston Management Centre, PhD, 2000.
International Assessor, Department of Employment, Education Training and Youth Affairs (DEETYA), Australian Federal government (ARC Large Grant and ARC SPIRT Grants) from 1995
Research Assessor, Department of Health, Housing Local Government and Community Services, Australian Federal government 1992-1996
Examiner, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. MAppSc 1994, MSc 1993
Examiner, Griffith University, Div of Commerce & Administration: MAdmin, 1990
Referee for Grant Applications, National Board for Science and Technology, Dublin, 1986-87.

CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

Programme Committee Memberships

Cultural and Civic Engagement - Designing Sustainable Travel and Hospitality Environment Rikkyo University, Tokyo 11-13 December 2015

Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference 2014 jointly organized by Rotterdam School of Management/Erasmus University and Elgin & Co., the Netherlands, Bogaziçi University and Adnan Menderes University, Turkey, Istanbul 7-8 November 2014

APROS-15 Re-covering Organization Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo 14-17 February 2013

Eighth Global Mobility Roundtable, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 31 October - 2 November 2009

IASDR 2009 (www.iasdr2009.org) Seoul, Korea, October 2009.

Ninth Asian International Design Conference, Hong Kong, 2007

Complexity, Science and Society Conference, Centre for Complexity Research, University of Liverpool, October 2005

Seventh Asian International Design Conference, Taipei, 2005

IFIP Working Group 8.6 Conference IT Innovation for Adaptiveness and Competitive Advantage, 2004 Leixlip, Ireland

IFIP Working Group 8.6 Conference: The Diffusion and Adoption of Networked Information Technologies October, 2003 Copenhagen, Denmark

Chair, Second ESRC Mobile Network Seminar, The impact of new communications technologies upon the nature of physical transportation systems Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge, 28 February 2002

Asia Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies (APROS) 8th International Colloquium, Sydney, December 2000

Third Global Change Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, June 2000

Fourth Asian International Design Conference, Niigata, October 1999

IFIP WG8.2/8.6 Working conference: Information Systems Current Issues and Future Changes Helsinki, December 1998

Second Global Change Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, April 1998

WG8.2 Working Conference Information Systems Development: Human, Social and Organizational Aspects, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands, May 1993.

ISOP'92 Conference on Information Systems as Organisational Processes University of Wollongong, November 1992.

PUBLICATION ACTIVITIES

Editor
Design Research Society Newsletter 1996-1999

Reviewer
Australian Journal of Social Research
Asian Business and Management
British Journal of Management
Design Studies
Industrial Relations Journal
Information Technology & People
International Review of Management Education
Journal of Information Technology
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
Mobilities
Science, Technology and Human Values
Technology Analysis and Strategic Management

Book Reviewer
Prometheus 1996-onwards

CONSULTANCIES

'War Effort'- temporary exhibition, Coventry Transport Museum, 12 July 2013 - 5 January 2014: Cconsulntant on the social and industrial consequences of the motor industry's contribution to wartime production, www.transport-museum

EU/US Science of Science Policy Workshop Invited Participant in this high level conference hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio, Italy. Co-author of the subsequent Bellagio Statement (see www.iscintelligence.com)

DTI Office of Science and Technology Foresight Programme: Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Commissioned author of State-of-the-art science report on the intersection of technology and society and participant in scenario planning exercises, 2005

North East Action on Transport currently member of a working group drawn from local government and community groups examining means of developing interactive forms of e-governance and policy monitoring.

Consultant to Illawarra Area Health Service for Evaluation of Information Systems in Community Health Services in the Illawarra with R. Jayasuriya & J. Foulstone, 1993

Consultant in Information Systems Quality, Key Centre in Strategic Management, Queensland University of Technology, 1991-92

Kurilpa Community Centre, Brisbane post-Expo'88 planning exhibition with local aboriginal community on impact on inner city suburbs of Brisbane, 1988.

Department of Design Research, RCA, 1983-4, Projects as follows:

  • General Electric Hurst Laboratories: facilities management exercise.
  • London Regional Transport: design project: buses for the nineties.
  • Consumer Association: analysis of speculative developer's house designs.
  • Intermediate Technology Development Group: design project: dental equipment for developing countries.

Manchester & Salford Housing Action, Moss Side District Centre Residents, Housing conditions surveys, reports and campaigns, 1973-6.

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SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS:

Design Studies Award 1990: an annual award made by the editorial board of Design Studies Journal and the publishers, Butterworth's, for the outstanding paper published in each volume.

University Research Grant: Griffith University 1985 (jointly held with Perry Morrison) $11,500 for initial work in the evaluation of video-disc support for on-line computer documentation.

Research Studentship: Collaborative Award in Science and Engineering (CASE) Science and Engineering Research Council, U.K. 1981-1983 This funding for my doctoral programme was awarded on the basis of a research proposal put forward with the support of my employer and the Department of Design Research, R.C.A.

Research Studentship: Science Research Council, U.K. 1972-1973 This funding for my Masters programme was the result of a competitive application to a pool of scholarships.

Graduate Travel Scholarship: University of Aston 1972 (jointly awarded with Donald Hoey) Following the completion of my architecture degree, I spent eight days in Leningrad with a fellow graduate examining the development and production of industrialised mass housing.
 

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POSITIONS PREVIOUSLY HELD:


Academic: The Open University Manchester Metropolitan University University of Wollongong  Griffith University  Royal College of Art


Non-Academic:  Scottish Special Housing Association Tameside M.B.C.  Downs & Variava


 ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Senior Lecturer in Knowledge Management, Open University Business School 1999-2013

Module Team Member, B301: Making Sense of Strategy

60 credit BBA

Module Team Member, B322: Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities

30 credit BBA Elective

Postgraduate Supervision

Gaby Ford (full-time) commenced November 2008, awarded October 2012
Topic: An investigation into the factors that increase user performance attributable to ERP system use

Yan Tao (part-time) commenced 2003, awarded October 2011
Topic: The application of E-business in residential development in the People's Republic of China .

Alison Corfield (part-time)commenced 2002, awarded October 2011
Topic: Knowledge management strategies for international NGOs 2006-2009

Samuel Tengey (full-time) commenced November 2004, awarded Janaury 2010
Topic: The impact of New Public Management in Ghana commenced November 2004, awarded January 2010

Dinar Kale (full-time) commenced 2001, awarded 2005
Topic: Knowledge management and the impact of WTO accession on the Indian pharmaceutical industry, PhD awarded August 2005

Garry Blair (part-time at Manchester Metropolitan University) Topic: The Politics of Computer System Implementation PhD awarded September 2005 (advisor only from 1999)

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Senior Lecturer: Department of Business Information Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University 1996-1999

Departmental Research Degrees Co-ordinator

Member of Faculty Higher Degrees Committee

Delivery of Business Information Systems 1, first stage, MSc BIT

Delivery of International Studies 4, final year, BSc BIT

Tutorial Contribution to Information Systems in Organisations 2, second year, BSc BIT

Tutorial Contribution to Information Systems in Organisations 1, first year, BSc BIT

Postgraduate Supervision

Garry Blair PhD part-time (graduated September 2005)
Topic: The Politics of Computer System Implementation. (advisor only from 1999)

Several MSc Dissertations

Senior Lecturer: Department of Business Systems, University of Wollongong NSW 1989-1996

Research Coordinator for Technology Implementation, Diffusion & Change Management, MITOC Centre, (Management of Integrated Technical and Organisational Change), 1994-1996  

Member of Departmental, Faculty and University Committees

Convener and Student Advisor for BCom Major in Business Systems Analysis

Co-ordinator of core Systems Analysis and Design subjects in Associate Diploma in Computer Applications and Business Systems Analysis major, Bachelor of Commerce.

Contributor to the televised delivery of material through the PAGE (Professional & Graduate Education) Consortium.

Postgraduate Supervision

J. Earls: PhD part-time (graduated May 1991)
Topic: Development of a positive social computing use model involving disabled people.

M. Kirlidog PhD full-time (graduated March 1997)
Topic: Executive computing in a developing country: a case study evaluation of Turkish experience. 

Lecturer: School of Computing and Information Technology, Griffith University, QLD 1984-1989

Member of team responsible for the initiation of a Bachelor of Informatics program.

Member of Program Planning & Review Sub committee, School of SIA, Griffith University

Responsible for the development of "live" second year design project course with external clients. Responsible for the initial development of an Artificial Intelligence major.

Responsible for introduction of organisation theory in first year foundation program and second year case-studies. 

Research Associate: Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art, London. 1983-1984

Responsible for development of research proposals internally and in conjunction with the National Board for Science & Technology, Dublin.

Provided research and editorial support to two international seminars funded by Wolfson Foundation, resulting publications:

  • Freeman C. (ed) Design Innovation and Long Cycles in Economic Development Design Research Publications, London, 1984.
  • Langdon R.B. & Rothwell R. (eds) Design and Innovation Frances Pinter London, 1985.

NON-ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Architect: Scottish Special Housing Association, Regional Office (West), Glasgow 1979-1981:

Member of multidisciplinary regional office dealing with GEAR (Glasgow Eastern Area Renewal Programme)

Responsible for liaison with tenants and organisation of their participation in the design process. 

Architect: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, Greater Manchester, 1974-1979:

Member of the New Housing Group

Responsible for design and supervision of new housing developments involving responsibility for contracts comprising several sites with small, infill schemes within existing communities

Involved in the establishment of working relationships between various authorities and utilities following extensive local government reorganisation. 

Architectural Assistant: Downs & Variava, Architects & Planning Consultants, Manchester 1973-1974:

Responsible to Partner for design and development of rehabilitation scheme for an area of inter-war public housing and the development of a housing association new-build scheme.
 

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PUBLICATIONS:


 [Book Chapters] [Refereed Journal Articles] [Other Publications]  [International Conference and Seminar Presentations]  [Other Conference and Seminar Presentations] 

Books:

LITTLE S.E. (2004) Design and Determination: the role of information technology in redressing regional inequities in the development process Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, ISBN 0-7546-1099-3 .

LITTLE S. Quintas P.& Ray T.(Eds) (2002) Managing Knowledge: An Essential Reader Sage Publications, London, ISBN 0-7619-7213-7.

Thorpe R. & LITTLE S.E. (Eds) (2001) Global Change: the Impact of Asia in the 21st Century Palgrave, London, ISBN 0-333-92006-6.

LITTLE S.E. (1988) Organisational implications of computing for professional work, Gower/Avebury, Aldershot ISBN 0-566-05454-X. 

Book Chapters:

LITTLE S. E. (2014) 'Making Space for Cultural Entrepreneurship' in: Go F, Lemmetyinen A. and Hakala U. (eds) Harnessing Place Branding Through Cultural Entrepreneurship Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9781137465153 pp.261-275

Go F. & LITTLE S. (2013) 'Older Workers in a Global Economy - life cycle migration and knowledge transfer' in Taylor P. (ed) Older workers in an ageing society: Critical topics in research and policy Camberley: Edward Elgar ISBN 978-184-84-4 pp.817-9

LITTLE S. E. (2012) 'Sustaining a brand through proactive repair: the case of Manchester' International Place Branding Yearbook 2012: Smart Growth and Sustainability Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan ISBN 978-0-230-27952-0 pp.103-118

Kale D, Little S. and Hinton M (2011) 'Reconfiguration of knowledge management practices in new product development: the case of the Indian pharmaceutical industry' in Grant K.A. (ed) Case Studies in Knowledge Management Research Reading: Academic Publishing International 978-1 908272-26-3 pp.102-119

Reitsma G. & LITTLE S.E. (2010) ‘Creating Desert Islands – Abu Dhabi’ in Go F. & Govers R. (eds) International Place Branding Yearbook 2010: Place Branding in the New Age of Innovation Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 978-023-02-7954-4

LITTLE S. (2010) ‘In the Shadow of Bangalore – Place Branding and Identity for Chennai’ in Go F. & Govers R. (eds) International Place Branding Yearbook 2010: Place Branding in the New Age of Innovation Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-023-02-7954-4

Kirlidog M. & LITTLE S. (2010) 'Regional-national ICT Strategies' in: Sherif K. (ed) E-Strategies for Technological Diffusion and Adoption: National ICT Approaches for Socioeconomic Development IGI International, Hershey PA

Kale D. and LITTLE S.E. (2009) 'Globalisation, migration and knowledge transfer: The reconfiguration of R&D capability in Indian pharmaceutical firms' in: Verma S. (ed) Organizing and Managing in the Era of Globalization Sage, New Delhi.

LITTLE S.E. (2008) 'Liverpool'08 - brand and contestation' in Malikova, L. and Sirak, M. (Ed.) (2008) Regional and Urban Regeneration in European Peripheries: What Role for Culture?, Institute of Public Policy, Bratislava in conjunction with UNESCO MOST programme, ISBN 978-80-88721-21-5 pp.44-50.

LITTLE S.E. (2008) 'Open Performance Management: the Internet and electronic observability' in Holloway, J and Thorpe, R (eds) Performance management: multi-disciplinary perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, London.

LITTLE S. (2007) 'Models of Development: finding relevance for Africa in China's experience of development' in: Kitissou M. (ed) Africa in China's Global Strategy Adonis and Abbey, London

LITTLE S.E. and Hine J.P. (2007) 'Changing Track: repositioning the Irish and Australian railways in the national consciousness' in Lurdos M. and Misrahi-Barak J. (eds) Les Carnets du Cerpac n°5, Montpellier: Service des Publications, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III.

LITTLE S.E. (2006) "Meeting the Information Challenge: Exploring partnerships with Africa" Grieco M. Ndulo M. (eds) Meeting the Information Challenge: the Experience of Africa, Cambridge Scholars Press, Uxbridge, pp.137-153.

LITTLE S.E. (2006) "Twin Towers and Amoy Gardens: mobilities, risks and choices" in Mobile Technologies of the City Sheller M. & Urry J. (eds), Routledge, London and New York, ISBN: 0 4153 7434 0 pp.137-153

LITTLE S.E. & Grieco M.S. (2006) "Electronic Stepping Stones: a mosaic metaphor for the production and re-distribution of communicative skill in an electronic mode" in Stewart Clegg and Martin Kornberger (eds) Space, Organization and Management, Copenhagen Business School Press, Copenhagen, ISBN: 0 4153 7434 0 pp.137-153.

LITTLE S.E. (2003) "Building and Maintaining Distributed Communities of Practice: Knowledge Management in the OUBS M.B.A." in: Kaye R. & Hawkridge D. (eds) Learning and Teaching for Business: Case studies of successful innovation Kogan Page, London.

LITTLE S.E. (2002) "Distributed Globalisation: Identity, Virtuality and Adjacency" in: Holmes L. Hosking D.M.. & Grieco M. (eds) Organizing in the Information Age: Distributed technology, distributed leadership, distributed identity, distributed discourse Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, ISBN 0-7546-3067-6.

LITTLE S.E. (2002) "Managing Knowledge in a Global Context" in: Little S.E. Quintas P. & Ray T.E. (eds) Managing Knowledge: An Essential Reader Sage Publications, London, ISBN 0-7619-7213-7.

LITTLE S.E.& Thorpe R. (2001) "Introduction" in: Thorpe R. & Little S.E. (Eds) (2001) Global Change: the Impact of Asia in the 21st Century Palgrave, London, ISBN 0-333-92006-6.

Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1998) "Setting Standards: Strategies for Building Global Business Systems" in: McDonald F. & Thorpe R Organizational Strategy and Technological Adaptation to Global Change Macmillan, London, ISBN 0-333-71396-6, pp.123-148.

Kaye R. & LITTLE S.E. (1998) "Non-linear and Dysfunctional Development Paths of Information and Communication Technology: Cultural conflicts" in Bannerjee P. Hackney R. Dhillon G. & Jain R. (eds) Business Information Technology Management: Closing the international divide, Har-Anand, Delhi, India, ISBN 81-241-0425-5 pp.17-37.

LITTLE S.E. & Sauer C.S. (1997) "Organisational and institutional obstacles to a problem-based approach" in: Boud D. & Feletti G.I. (eds) The Challenge of Problem-based Learning (2nd ed) Kogan Page, London, ISBN 0-7494-2291-2, pp.81-88,

Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) "Strategies and Standards for Cultural Interoperability in Global Business Systems" Proc HICSS-29: Hawaiian International Conference on Systems Science, Maui, January 1996 Vol.IV Information Systems IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos CA, ISBN 0-8186-7451-2, pp.465-473

Badham R., Couchman P. & LITTLE S. (1995) "A Human Centred Approach to Simulation: A Case Study of Software to Support System Design and Development" Proc HICSS-28: Hawaiian International Conference on Systems Science, Maui, January 1995 Vol.IV Information Systems IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos CA. ISBN 0-8186-6945-4, pp.861-870

LITTLE S.E. (1993) "The Organisational Context of Systems Development" in: Avison D. Kendall J.E. & DeGross J.I. (eds) Human, Social and Organisational Aspects of Information Systems Development, North-Holland, Amsterdam, ISBN 0-444-89983-9, pp.439-454.

LITTLE S.E. (1991) "Artificial Intelligence in Organisations: "Strong" and "Weak" strategies for expert systems" in: Aungles S.B. (ed) Information Technology in Australia University of New South Wales Press, Kensington, pp.159-182.

LITTLE S.E. (1991) "Grounded Theory: Discussant's Comments" in: Nissen H.-E. & Klein H.K. (eds) Information Systems Research: Contemporary Approaches & Emergent Traditions North Holland, Amsterdam, ISBN 0-444-89029-7, pp.227-233.

LITTLE S.E. (1984) "Architectural design processes in the 1980's: transition and the need for reappraisal" in: Langdon R.B. & Purcell P. (eds) Design Theory & Practice Design Council, London, ISBN 0-85072-145-8 pp.115-123.

LITTLE S.E. (1984) "The value of computers" in: Cooper I, Lera S. & Powell J. (eds) Design for Building Utilisation E. & K. Spon, London, ISBN 0-419-13470-0 pp.188-198.

LITTLE S.E. (1984) "The organizational implications of CAAD" in: Wexler J. (ed) CAD'84, Butterworth, Guildford, ISBN 0408-01-4407, pp.156-164

LITTLE S.E. (1981) "Experiences in urban renewal" in: Jaques R & Powell J.(eds) Design: Science: Method Westbury House, Guildford.

Refereed Journal Articles:

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Corfield A , Rob Paton R and LITTLE S. (2013): Does Knowledge Management Work in NGOs?: A Longitudinal Study, International Journal of Public Administration,ISSN 0190-0692, 36:3, 179-188

LITTLE S.E. and Grieco M.S. (2011) 'Shadow factories, shallow skills? an analysis of work organisation in the aircraft industry in World War2' Labor History ISSN 0023-656X. 52 (2), pp.193-216

LITTLE S and Grieco M. (2010) "Big Pharma, social movements, international labour and the internet: critical perspectives on coordination" Labour History ISSN: 0023-656X, 50 (3) pp.71-86

LITTLE S. (2008) Review Article: "Disruptive Dragons: Can China Change the Rules of Globalisation's Game?" Prometheus, 26 (4), December pp.387-397.

Kale D. and LITTLE S. (2007) 'From Imitation to Innovation: The Evolution of R&D Capabilities and Learning Processes in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry' Technology Analysis and Strategic Management Special Issue 'The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry before and after TRIPS' ISSN: 0953-7325 19 (5), pp.589-609

Kale D. and LITTLE S. (2007) 'From Imitation to Innovation: The Evolution of R&D Capabilities and Learning Processes in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry' Technology Analysis and Strategic Management Special Issue 'The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry before and after TRIPS' ISSN: 0953-7325 19 (5) pp.589-609.

Kale D. and LITTLE S.E. (2007) 'Flows and Cohesion: balancing capabilities across an expanded union' Mobilities Special Issue on Accessibility, mobility and connectivity: the changing frontiers of everyday routine ISSN 1745-011X 2 (1), March, pp.99-108

LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Go F. (2006) "The skill of travel: networks into neighbourhoods" for European Spatial Research and Policy ISSN 1231-1952 13 (1) 9-22

LITTLE S.E. & Clegg S.R. (2005) "Recovering experience, confirming identity, voicing resistance: the Braceros, the internet and counter-coordination" Critical Perspectives on International Business, Special Issue on the Globalisation of Labour: counter-coordination and unionism on the Internet ISSN:1742-2043, 1 (2/3) 123-136

Kale D. and LITTLE S. (2005) "Knowledge Generation in Developing Countries: a Theoretical Framework for Exploring Dynamic Learning in High Technology Firms" Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management ISSN 1479-441 3 (2) 87-96 http://www.ejkm.com/volume-3/v3i2/v3i2-art3-dinar.pdf

LITTLE S. (2003) "Globalisation, Europeanisation and metagovernance: society, space and technology" European Spatial Research and Policy - Special Issue on Metagovernance ISSN 1231-1952 10.(2) 2003 9-24

Ray T. & LITTLE S. (2001) 'Communication and Context: Collective tacit knowledge and practice in Japan's workplace ba', Creativity & Innovation Management ISSN 0963-1690, 10 (3) 154-164

LITTLE S. Holmes L. & Grieco M. (2001) 'Calling up culture: information spaces and information flows as the virtual dynamics of inclusion and exclusion', Information Technology & People ISSN 0959-3845, 14 (4) 353-367

LITTLE S. Holmes L. & Grieco M.. (2000) "Island histories, open cultures?: the electronic transformation of adjacency" Southern African Business Review, ISSN 1561 896X 4 (2) December 2000, 21-25

LITTLE S.E. (2000) "Networks and Neighbourhoods: Household, Community and Sovereignty in the Global Economy" Urban Studies ISSN 1360-063X 37 (10) September 2000, 1811-1823

Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (2000) "Non-linear and Dysfunctional Development Paths of Information and Communication Technology: Cultural conflicts" Journal of Global Information Management ISSN 1062-7357, 8 (1) 5-13

LITTLE S.E. (1999) "Science, Technology and Society in East Asia: Frameworks for the challenges of the next century": invited paper presented at STS Japan '98, Tokyo-Hiroshima-Kyoto, March 1998, revised for publication AI & Society ISSN 0951-5666, 13 247-262

Hackney R. & LITTLE S. (1999) "Opportunistic Strategy formulation for IS/IT planning" European Journal of Information Systems ISSN 0960-085X, 8 (2) 119-126.

LITTLE S.E. (1999) "Global Production and Global Consumption: Designing Organisations and Networks for the Next Century" Innovation and Creativity ManagementISSN 0963-1690, March 1999, 8 (1) 8-19.

Greig A.W. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) "Deregulation and Restructuring, the (Unintended) Consequences of Australian Labor's TCF Policy, 1983-1996" The Journal of the Textile Institute ISSN 0400-5000, Volume 87, 1996 Part 3 107-118

Kaye R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) "Global business and cross-cultural information systems: technical a and institutional issues of diffusion" Information Technology & People ISSN 0959-3845, 9 (3) 30-54

Badham R., Couchman P. & LITTLE S. (1995) "Getting smart: developing an action research approach to the integrated management of technical and organizational innovation" Journal of Human Systems Management ISSN 0617-2533/95, 14 (1) 91-103

LITTLE S.E. (1993) "Cyberspace versus Citizenship: Information technology and emerging forms of non-space community" Australian Journal of Information Systems ISSN 1039-7841 1 (1) September 1993 38-45.

Morrison P. & LITTLE S.E. (1991) "Technological cultures of weapons design" Science as Culture ISSN 0950-5431 2 (2) (Number 11) 1991, 227-58.

LITTLE S.E. & Sauer C. (1990) "Social aspects of computing in computing education" Australian Computer Journal 22, (2) May 1990, 30-35

LITTLE S.E. (1990) "Task Environments and Institutional Environments: understanding the context of design decision-making" Design Studies ISSN 0142-694-X, 11 (1) January 1990, 29-42 (Winner of 1990 Design Studies Award)

LITTLE S.E. & Margetson D.B. (1989) "A project-based approach to information systems design for undergraduates" Australian Computer Journal 21 (2) Aug 1989 130-38

LITTLE S.E. (1987) "The role of time-frames in design decision-making" Design Studies ISSN 0142-694-X, 8 (3) July 1987 170-182

LITTLE S.E. (1987) "Incremental and systemic innovation strategies: reflections of strategic choice" Design Studies ISSN 0142-694-X, 8 (1) January 1987 41-54.

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Other Publications:

LITTLE S.E. (2006) The intersection of society and technology: evaluating the impacts of intelligent infrastructure on transport and travel State-of-science report for DTI Office of Science and Technology Foresight Programme: Intelligent Infrastructure Systems.

LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Review: The Springboard: How storytelling ignites action in Knowledge-Era Organizations" Stephen Denning Boston, Butterworth, Heinemann in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 19 (3) December 2001.

LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Managing Knowledge at a Distance: Knowledge management and electronic learning tools in the UK Open University MBA" BHERT News No.11, July 2001, 27-29, Business/Higher Education Round Table, Melbourne Australia

LITTLE S.E. (2000) "Review: Walking on the Other Side of the Information Highway: Communication, Culture and Development in the 21st Century" Jan Servaes (ed) Penang, Southbound Press, 2000, in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 18 (4) December 2000.

LITTLE S.E. (1997) "Review: The Trouble with Computers: Usefulness, Usability, and Productivity" Thomas K. Landauer Cambridge, MIT Press, 1995 in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 15 (3) September 1997.

LITTLE S.E. (1997) "Review: Information System Concepts: Towards a consolidation of views" Eckhard D. Falkenburg, Wolfgang Hesse and Antoni Olive (eds) Chapman Hall, London in Prometheus, ISSN 0810-9028, 15 (1) April 1997.

LITTLE S.E. (1996) Editorial, Special Issue: "Accounting for Culture" Information Technology & People ISSN 0959-3845, 9 (3) 3-11

LITTLE S.E. (1995) "Learning from mistakes: a review of Why Information Systems Fail by Chris Sauer" Metascience No.6.

LITTLE S.E. (1996) "Back to the Future: the networked household in the global economy" Urban Research Program Working Paper No.52, Australian National University, Canberra, March 1996, ISBN 0 7315 2626 8; ISSN 1035-3828.

Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) "Setting Standards: Strategies for Building Global Business Systems" in: Global Change: Policy and Practice Conference Proceedings Volume 1 149-173, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester ISBN 0-905304-10-1.

Marceau J. Greig A. LITTLE S.E. (1996) "National Government and Global Business: Australian Labor's Industry Policy 1983-1996" in: Global Change: Policy and Practice Conference Proceedings Volume 1 128-148, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester ISBN 0-905304-10-1.

Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1995) "Strategies and Standards for CHI in Global Business" in Proc. OZCHI'95 (Annual Conference of the Computer-Human Special Interest Group of the Australian Ergonomics Society) HCI A light into the future, University of Wollongong, November 1995 295-6, ISSN 0-86418-386-0

LITTLE S.E. (1994) "Approaching problem-oriented learning through simulation: an initiative in business systems analysis" in: Ostwald M. & Kingsland A. (eds) Research and Development in Problem Based Learning Vol.2, 85-99 Australian Problem Based Learning Network, Campbelltown, NSW, ISBN 0-646-19017-2

Jayasuriya R. LITTLE S. & Foulstone J. (1993) Evaluation of Information Systems in Community Health Services in the Illawarra Report to Illawarra Area Health Service, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.

Macgregor R. Clarke R. LITTLE S. Gould E. & Ang A. (EDS) (1992) Proceedings of the Third Australian Conference on Information Systems Department of Business Systems, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.

LITTLE S.E. (1990) "A Submission Relating to Human-Computer Interaction Research" submitted to the Australian Science and Technology Council (ASTEC) and cited in Your Word is My Command: Towards an Australian Capacity in Human-Computer Interface Design ASTEC, Government Publisher, Canberra, ISBN 0-644-12571-3 p.3.

LITTLE S.E. & Morrison P.R. (1989) Article Series, Australian newspaper, Technology Section

  • "Clash of contrasts in superpower cultures"Australian 28 November 1989 p.59
  • "Costly logic of military mafia" Australian 21 November 1989 p.56
  • "Weapons: low tech versus high tech" Australian 14 November 1989 p.51
  • "Soviets have hidden ace in air war" Australian 1 November 1989 p.48
  • "Why smart weapons are so easily fooled" Australian 31 October 1989 p.55
  • "Fog of war becomes a battle of doctrines" Australian 24 October 1989 p.63
  • "Billions wasted on weapons that simply can't do the job" Australian 17 October 1989 p.48-49

LITTLE S.E. & Grieco M.S. (1988) "Shadow factories, shallow skills ? an analysis of work organisation in the aircraft industry in WW2" Working Paper 447, Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford, November 1988

LITTLE S.E. (1986) Expert systems: developing an organisational framework CIS Occasional Paper, Griffith University, June 1986.

LITTLE S.E. (1985) "The impact of information technology on professional work" in: Rasmussen B. (ed) The Information Edge: the future for educational computing C.E.G.Q., Brisbane.

Lera S.G. & LITTLE S.E. (1984) "New House Designs: a comparative evaluation of 22 private sector house plans for Which?" Report commissioned by the Consumer Association (UK) from the Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art.

LITTLE S.E. (1982) "An investigation of the deployment of professional designers" Design Research Newsletter No.15, 1982.

LITTLE S.E. (1979) "Participation in Urban Renewal: conference reflections" Design Research Newsletter No.5, 1979

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International Conference and Seminar Presentations:

LITTLE S.E. (2014) 'Heritage, Narratives and Positioning Cities' presented at Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference 2014 Bogazici University, Istanbul 7-8 November 2014

LITTLE S.E. (2014) 'Social Resilience: Learning from Hanshin and Tohoku' presented at RC21 Session 377 Theme III.3 Disasters Risks and Civil Society: A Comparative View of Urban Resilience Strategies XVIII World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, 13-19 July 2014

LITTLE S.E. (2014) Little S.E. 'Tourism as a component of coherent regional development' paper presented at International workshop of the RSA Research Network on Tourism and Regional Development Evolution and transformation in tourism destinations: Revitalisation through innovation? Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia, 10th-13th February 2014

LITTLE S.E. (2013) 'Life cycle migration and the dilemma of labour supply in an ageing society' Paper presented at ICTHM2013: Changing Asian Consumption Patterns and Emerging Dilemmas: A New Research Agenda for the Next Practice in Tourism and Hospitality Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 2-4 December 2013.

LITTLE S.E. and Go F. (2013) 'Co-creating a national brand portfolio to support inclusive growth' Paper presented at City Branding Symposium: Positioning Cities: Innovative and Sustainable Strategies for City Development and Transformation School of Communication and Journalism, Tsinghua University, Beijing 23-25 October 2013

LITTLE S.E. and Go F. (2013) 'Life cycle migration: mobility, connectivity and development' Global Conference On Mobility Futures, Lancaster Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe) University of Lancaster, 4-6 September 2013

LITTLE S.E. (2013) 'Learning from distributed project management: the ATLAS experiment at CERN' Keynote presentation to Project Management Stream, OR55 Operations Research Society Annual Conference University of Exeter, 3-5 September 2013

LITTLE S.E. (2013) 'Mechanisms of recovery: the triple helix revisited' paper presented at APROS-15 Colloquium Re-Covering Organizations Stream H: 'Recovering Reputation: Tourism, Trade and Talent' Hitotsubashi University Tokyo, February 14-17, 2013

Go, F. and LITTLE, S. (2012) 'Mature Worker Identities and Global Knowledge Transfer: Inclusive Places into Active and Healthy Aging Branded Co-Creative Communities' presented at Regional Studies Association 2012 European Conference, Delft, Netherlands, 6-9 May 2012

LITTLE S.E. and Tallberg P. (2012) 'Building local capacity and global connectivity in the knowledge economy the ESS and the Skåne region' RSIA 9th World Congress: Changing Spatial Patterns in a Globalising World Timisoara, Romania, 9-12 May 2012

LITTLE S.E. (2013) 'Building and maintaining competence and capacity in a global environment: learning from pharmaceuticals and physics' invited seminar presented at Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto Japan, 11th April 2012

LITTLE S.E. and Kaiserfeld T. (2011) 'Science Policy and Regional Policy: resolving tensions and building regional capacity' Contested Regions: Territorial Politics and Policy Regional Studies Association Winter Conference, London, 25 November 2011

LITTLE S.E. (2011) 'Knowledge exchange in ATLAS: what works well and what could be better?' Knowledge exchange in ATLAS: a social scientific study Seminar held at CERN, Meyrin Site, 20 September 2011 (with Chris Mabey and Elspeth Leeson Birmingham University, Finian Buckley, Dublin City University, Clara Kulich, Geneva University, Amy Wong, HK Polytechnic University)

LITTLE S.E. (2010) 'Place branding as social marketing: building reputation and confidence' ISM-Open Conference 2010 Social Marketing and Socially Responsible Management Changing Times, New Challenges The Open University Business School, Milton Keynes, UK 03 November 2010

LITTLE S.E. (2010) 'Angels, Demons and CERN: internal and external narratives in a global scientific collaboration' Invited Seminar, University of Technology, Sydney, August 2010

LITTLE S.E. (2009) 'CERN Through The Looking Glass: Narrative, Meta-Narrative and Strategy in a Twenty-First Century Organisation' APROS 13 Stream 4: Strategy and Change: Living with Maps, Masks and Mirrors! Monterrey, Mexico, December 2009

LITTLE S.E. (2009) "Perspectives on demographic shift and tourism business in the UK" 2009 RARC Seminar for Tourism and Hospitality Management Rikkyo University, Saitama, Japan, 26 November 2009

LITTLE S.E. (2009) "Innovation in tourism destination management in the UK - new challenges" Japan Institute for Tourism Research Seminar, RARC, Rikkyo University, 21 November 2009

LITTLE S.E. (2009) 'Regional Identity and Regional Development: the role of narratives in the European Capital of Culture programme' 3rd Central European Conference in Regional Science, Kosice, 6-9 October 2009

LITTLE S.E. (2009) 'In the shadow of Bangalore - Place branding and identity for Chennai' Business and cultural tourism in metropolitan areas seminar, Warsaw, 13-15 September 2009, EUROREG, University of Warsaw,

Tao K. Go F.M. and LITTLE S.E. (2009) 'Change and Continuity: Hotel-Supplier Relationships in Japan' 3rd Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference Marketing Innovations for Sustainable Destinations: Operations, Interactions, Experiences Bournemouth University, UK, 6-9 September 2009

LITTLE S. E. (2009) "Overcoming Nostalgia: Heritage as a progressive force for regional economic innovation" Regional Studies Association Annual International Conference Understanding and Shaping Regions: Spatial, Social and Economic Futures 6th - 8th April 2009, Leuven, Belgium

LITTLE S.E. (2008) 'Capital of Culture 2008: contested narratives of development and identity' presented at International Sociological Association Research Committee 21 Conference, Session 20: Landscapes of Tourism, Projects and Events: Representing and Framing "Development" in Cities and Regions Tokyo December 2008

LITTLE S. and Go F. (2008) "Tourism and Regional Development - creating intellectual capital: 3rd-age tourists as a development resource" Presented at Regional Studies Association Research Network Tourism Regional Development and Public Policy, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark November 2008

LITTLE S. (2008) "Liverpool'08 - brand and contestation" Presented at Regional Studies Association Research Network Tourism Regional Development and Public Policy Ege University, Izmir, Turkey April 2008 available at http://www.regional-studies-assoc.ac.uk/working/trdpp/apr08_papers/little.pdf

Kale D and LITTLE S. (2007) 'Globalisation, migration and knowledge transfer: the reconfiguration of R&D capability in Indian pharmaceutical firms' APROS 12, Challenges in Organizing and Managing in Rapidly Emerging Economies: Learning to Organize in the Global World New Delhi, December 2007

LITTLE S. and Go F. (2007) 'Accessibility, tourism and development: urban and exurban aspects of transport policy' Regional Studies Association Winter Conference Transport, Mobility and Regional Development London, November 2007

LITTLE S. (2007) 'The cultural dimension of the African diaspora as a route to 'soft power' Workshop: Imagination, Media Power and Reputation RSM Erasmus University and Hotelschool The Hague, May 2007.

LITTLE S. (2006) 'The Re-branding of Liverpool: Tension in the European Capital of Culture 2008' Workshop: Tribalization and Tourism Marketing Organization: Community Participation in Branding, Knowledge and New Product Development, RSM and Human Potential, Utrecht, The Netherlands November 2006.

LITTLE S. and Grieco M. (2006) 'Big Pharma, international labour, social movements and the Internet: coordination and critical perspectives on international business' Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC), The Future of Social Models University of Ljubljana, Aug-Sept 2006

Grieco M and LITTLE S. (2006) 'Social movements and new technology: a challenge to the existing order of business' Workshop on Trade Unions in the Information Age, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Lancaster June 2006

Kale D and LITTLE S. (2006) 'Flows and Cohesion: balancing capabilities across an expanded union' Regional Studies Association International Conference Shaping EU Regional Policy: Economic Social and Political Pressures Leuven, June 2006

LITTLE, S.E. and Grieco, M.S. (2006) 'Big pharma, international labour, social movements and the internet: coordination and critical perspectives on international business', Int. Conf. on Global Companies - Global Unions, Global Research - Global Campaigns, Cornell Global Labor Institute, New York, February

Grieco M. and LITTLE S. (2005) 'Performing borders: sustaining culture and identity, challenging global organization' APROS 11 - Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies 11th International Colloquium Melbourne, Australia, December 2005

LITTLE S. & Hine J. (2005) "Changing Track: repositioning the Irish and Australian railways in the national consciousness" Transport(s) in the British Empire and Commonwealth Cerpac (Research Center for Commonwealth Studies), Paul Valéry University, Montpellier III, France, November

Little S.E., (2005) 'Beyond Integration: the uses of disorder' Discussant's response to Session 9: 'Integration Challenges in Ubiquitous Computing', IFIP WG-8.2 Working conference: Designing Ubiquitous Information : Socio-technical Issues and Challenges, Wetherhead School of Management, Case Western University, Cleveland, August

LITTLE S., Holmes L. & Go F. (2005) "The skill of travel: networks into neighbourhoods" 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Stockholm, July

LITTLE S. (2005) "Virtual proximity and diasporic identity" Regional Growth Agendas, Regional Studies Association International Conference, Aalborg, May

LITTLE S.E. (2004) "Twin Towers, Amoy Gardens and Transport Choices" Plenary presentation to Alternative Mobility Futures Conference, Centre for Moblilities Research, Lancaster University, January 2004.

Kale D. LITTLE S.E. & Hinton C.M. (2003) "Reconfiguration of knowledge creation processes in new product development: the case of the Indian pharmaceutical industry" ECKM 2003: 4th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Oriel College Oxford, September 2003

LITTLE S.E. (2003) "From Bletchley Park to the NSA: scientific management and "surveillance society" Cold War and Beyond Stream, Critical Management Studies 3 Conference University of Lancaster, July 2003.

Kale D. LITTLE S.E. & Hinton C.M. (2003) "Reconfiguration of knowledge management practices in new product development: the case of the Indian pharmaceutical industry" 25th R&D Management Conference: Implementing the Theories of R&D Management: advancing the state of the art Manchester, July 2003

LITTLE S.E. & Grieco M.S. (2003) "Electronic Stepping Stones: a mosaic metaphor for the production and re-distribution of skill in electronic mode" EGOS Conference, Copenhagen Business School, July 2003.

LITTLE S.E. (2002) "Supported distance learning: moving from broadcast to interactive media at the Open University UK" First UK-China High Technology Forum, Shanghai October 2002.

LITTLE S.E. & Ando A. (2002) "Building on Virtual Common Ground: design participation for the network age" Common Ground: Design Research Society International Conference, Brunel University, September 2002

LITTLE S.E. (2002) 'Managing Knowledge at a Distance' Presented to Asia-Pacific Learning & Knowledge Management Council Meeting, Sydney, July 25-26, 2002.

LITTLE S.E. (2002) "Following KM through the Ages" International Presentation to the Essential Knowledge Management Conference, Sandton, Johannesburg March 2002.

LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Relocating Skill in an Information age- an African experience" APROS 2001 Organization Theory in Transition: Transitional Societies; Transitional Theories Hong Kong Baptist University, December 2001.

LITTLE S.E. & Ray T.E. (2001) "Cultural Barriers to Co-location: Distributed Creativity in the Information Age?" APROS 2001 Organization Theory in Transition: Transitional Societies; Transitional Theories Hong Kong Baptist University, December 2001.

Ray T.E. & LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Managing knowledge generation in Japanese organisations: the significance of tacit knowledge tools and knowing" CS-Online Conference, Stará Lesná - Vysoké Tatry, Slovak Republic, November 2001.

Ray T.E., LITTLE S.E. & Quintas P. (2001) "Collective Tacit Knowledge, Situated Learning and the Calm of Constant Creation: Lessons from Japan?" The Future of Innovation Studies Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies, September 2001.

Ray T.E. & LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Communication & context: tacit knowledge tools and knowing in Japanese organisations" Managing Knowledge: Conversations and Critiques Leicester University, March 2001.

LITTLE S. Holmes L. & Grieco M. (2000) "Calling up culture: information spaces and information flows as the virtual dynamics of inclusion and exclusion" IFIP WG9.4 Conference Information Flows, Local Improvisations and Work Practices, Cape Town, May 2000.

Ray T.E. LITTLE S.E. & Lawrenson D. (2000) "Managing Anglo-Japanese Knowledge Creation" Knowledge Management Conference, Warwick University, February 2000.

LITTLE S.E. (1999) “Global Imperatives and Paradigms: Information technology and regional inequities” Business Information Technology: the Global Imperative, BITWorld’99 Conference, Cape Town, July 1999

Topalian A. & LITTLE S. (1998) “A new on-line design management network to promote wider-ranging, integrated research” Quantum Leap: Managing new product innovation Design Research Society International Conference UCE, Birmingham, September 1998

LITTLE S.E. (1998) "Global Production and Global Consumption: Designing Organisations and Networks for the Next Century" Apros Colloquium: Pacific Paradigms: Organisation And Management In The Pacific Rim, CEIBS, Shanghai, China, July 1998

LITTLE S.E. (1998) "Science, Technology and Society in East Asia: Frameworks for the challenges of the next century" Science and Society Technological Turn, International Conference on Science, Technology and Society, Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto, Japan, March 1998.

LITTLE S.E. (1997) "Windows of Opportunity: accessing key technologies in an age of information apartheid" in Elohimjl, Parra-Luna F. & Stuhler E.A. (eds) Sustainable Development Proc. 14th International Conference of WACRA-Europe, University Complutense, Madrid.

Kaye G.R. & LITTLE S.E. (1996) "Office automation and Globalisation: strategies and standards for cultural interoperability" Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on OA and Information Management Japan Society for the Study of Office Automation 277-280.

Kirlidog M. & LITTLE S.E. (1995) "A Cross-cultural Comparison of Emotional Behaviour in Organizations" Paper presented at 6th APROS International Colloquium Organizations: Debating New Agendas, Issues & Perspectives, Cuernavaca, Mexico December 1995.

LITTLE S.E. (1995) "Conflicting Rationalities in Organizational Cognition: technical, institutional and cultural frameworks" paper presented at 12th EGOS Colloquium, Contrasts and Contradictions in Organization Instanbul, July 1995.

LITTLE S.E. (1994) "Bringing it all back home: the household in the networked organization" Contribution to Panel on Managing Emerging Forms of Organization IFIP WG8.2 Working Conference on Information Technology and New Emerging Forms of Organization, Ann Arbor MI, August 1994.

Badham R., Couchman P. & LITTLE S. (1993) "Investing in Integrated Technical & Orgnizational Change: The Case of Team Based Cellular Manufacturing" Paper presented at 5th APROS International Colloquium, Organizational Capital, Communication and Innovation East-West Center, University of Hawaii, December 1993

Badham R. LITTLE S.E. & Clarke R.J. (1993) "SMART Manufacturing Techniques Project: Context and Action Research in Technology Transfer" IFIP Working Conference on Diffusion, Transfer and Implementation of Information Technology Pittsburgh, October 1993.

LITTLE S.E. & Badham R. (1993) "Crossing Borders: putting interdisciplinary design into practice" Poster Session for HCI International '93 5th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction and 9th Symposium on Human Interface (Japan), Orlando, Florida, August 1993.

LITTLE S.E. (1993) "Blueprints from the Edge: Australian approaches to human, organisational and social factors in information technology transfer" in: Gorstonaev J. & Thomas R. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and People, ITAP'93, Vol. II 29-37

Marceau J. Greig G. A. LITTLE S.E. (1992) "Pushing the State Back Out ? Public Intervention in Australian Industry Development" presented at: International Sociological Association Symposium, Tokyo/Kurashiki, Japan, July 1992. States, Firms and Fundamental Values: an exploration of the shift of power from states to firms and its consequences

LITTLE S.E. & Earls J.A.M. (1992) "Social Integration of People with Disabilities: Evaluating the Role of IT" Proc 7th Annual Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities 309-313, California State University, Northridge.

LITTLE S.E. (1991) "The globalization of computer networks and social networks: Webber's "Non-place urban realm" revisited" paper presented at: APROS International Colloquium, "New Trends in Organizations, Technologies & Information Systems", UMDS, Kobe, June 1991.

LITTLE S.E. (1990) Discussant for Session 2.2 "Grounded Theory" ISRA-90: Information Systems Research Arena for the 90's IFIP WG 8.2, Copenhagen, December 1990.

LITTLE S.E. (1990) "Organisational Cultures and Technological Failures: reconciling task and institutional environments" paper presented at: APROS International Colloquium, Canberra, November 1990,

LITTLE S.E. (1988) "A project-based approach to information systems design" seminar presented at School of Social & Decision Sciences, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh: Seminar, February 1988,

LITTLE S.E. (1985) "Gender, technology and government: government intervention in technology and work organisation in the British aircraft industry" paper presented at: SAANZ Conference, Brisbane, August 1985,

LITTLE S.E. (1984) "Experience with computer-aided architectural design systems" seminar presented at Graduate School of Architecture, MIT, Cambridge, MA October 1984.

ORGANISER: (jointly with J. Johnson, Strathclyde University) International Seminar held at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, September 1980: "Community Initiatives in Urban Renewal"

LITTLE S.E. (1975) "Should systematic design methods incorporate as much sensitivity towards the varying motivations and values of the users of those systems as they attempt to provide towards the users of their products ?" in: Proceedings of DMG3: Third International Conference of the Design Methods Group, 357-364, Berkeley CA.

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Other Conference and Seminar Presentations:

LITTLE S.E. (2012) 'Building and maintaining competence and capacity in a global environment: learning from pharmaceuticals and physics' invited seminar presented at Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto Japan, 11th April 2012

LITTLE S.E. (2011) 'Knowledge exchange in ATLAS: what works well and what could be better? Knowledge exchange in ATLAS: a social scientific study Seminar held at CERN, Meyrin Site, 20 September 2011 (with Chris Mabey and Elspeth Leeson Birmingham University, Finian Buckley, Dublin City University, Clara Kulich, Geneva University, Amy Wong, HK Polytechnic University)

LITTLE S.E. (2010) 'Angels, Demons and CERN: internal and external narratives in a global scientific collaboration' Invited Seminar, University of Technology, Sydney, August 2010

LITTLE S.E. (2009) "New Challenges for Tourism Innovation in the UK" Japan Institute for Tourism Research (JITR) 2009 RARC Seminar for Tourism and Hospitality Management November, published in Tourism Studies 22 (1) (in Japanese)

LITTLE S.E. (2005) "Design and Determination: the global role of information systems" Doctoral seminar, School of Informatics, Manchester University, April 2005

LITTLE S.E. (2005) "Managing Knowledge Strategically" Guest Lecture, Manchester Metropolitan Business School, February 2005

LITTLE S.E. (2001) "Space, Location and Knowledge" Presentation for Transport Research Institute, Napier University, April 2001

Salmon G.K. & LITTLE S.E. (2000) "Sharing Knowledge: What really works? An account of synchronous and asynchronous electronic tools and their use by the Open University" HEBUS Conference: Meeting the e-learning challenge London Chamber of Commerce, November 2000

LITTLE S.E. (2000) Invited speaker at AMED Frontiers conference "Keeping People at the Heart of E-commerce", Warwick University Business School August 2000.

LITTLE S.E. (1995) Invited speaker at Department for Education funded workshop BRITISH (Basic Research on Interactive Training on the Information SuperHighway) Project Workshop, Research & Graduate College, University of Salford, September 1995.

LITTLE S.E. (1995) Panellist "The hidden costs and benefits of investing in information technology" British Academy of Management Annual Conference: Revitalising Organisations: the Academic Contribution University of Sheffield, September 1995.

LITTLE S.E. (1995) "Reflections on Burris' Technocracy at Work" Seminar presented to Open University Gender and Technology Study Group, June 1995.

LITTLE S.E. (1995) Panellist, "Industrial Automation Policy", PICT (Programme on Information and Communication Technologies) Conference, Westminster, May 1995.

LITTLE S.E. (1995) "Bringing it all back home: networked households and diasporic cities" Paper presented at BSA Annual Conference Contested Cities: social processes and spatial forms Leicester, April 1995

LITTLE S.E. (1992) "New Technologies, New Cultures ? Information Technology and Urbanism" paper presented at: City Cultures Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, December 1992.

LITTLE (1992) Contribution to Panel on "Organisational Culture, Politics and Power in the Implementation of Information Systems" Information Systems as Organisational Processes: Third Australian Conference on Information Systems, Wollongong, October 1992.

LITTLE S.E. (1992) "Qualitative Approaches to Information Systems Research" paper presented at: Department of Accountancy and Management Sciences, University of Southampton, June 1992.

LITTLE S.E. (1992) "Quality and Robustness in Information Systems: Achieving an Organisational Perspective" paper presented at: Department of Management, University of Newcastle, NSW, April 1992

LITTLE S.E. (1991) "The Organisational Diffusion of Technical Innnovation: the Case of Expert Systems" paper presented at: Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, September 1991.

LITTLE S.E. (1990) "Quality and robustness in information systems: an organisational perspective" Proc. QUALCON-90 Visions of Excellence 1-15, Adelaide, October 1990.

LITTLE S.E. (1989) "Task and Institutional Environments: Accounting for Technical Failure" Research Program Seminar Series: Management Strategy and Organisational Change, University of Wollongong, October 1989.

LITTLE S.E. (1989) "Business and Information Technology: the two way street" Proceedings of the Australian Computer Society Queensland Branch Annual Conference, Surfers Paradise, April 1989.

LITTLE S.E. (1987) "What is distinctive about expert systems ?" paper presented at ACADS Seminar on Application of Expert Systems in Engineering, Brisbane, March 1987,

LITTLE S.E. (1986) "Time-frames, uncertainty and organisational decision making" paper presented at APROS Colloquium, Armidale, August 1986.

LITTLE S.E. (1985) "Interactive video-disc for instruction and documentation" seminar presented at Department of Industrial Design, Sydney College of the Arts, November 1985.

Sauer C. & LITTLE S.E. (1985) "Deskilling programming: a legitimate objective ?" paper presented at Second New England Seminar in Social Science: The Impact of Information Technology, Armidale, September 1985.

LITTLE S.E. (1985) "An organisational context for expert systems" paper presented at Expert Systems Seminar, Information Technology Month, Brisbane, September 1985.

SEMINAR SERIES: Department of Architecture & Industrial Design, Queensland Institute of Technology, February-March 1985:

  • "Design & Information technology"
  • "Developing technology: organisational closure and time-frames"
  • "Robust versus lean design versus broad and narrow technical base"
  • "Design in its socio-political context: the case of the London bus"
  • "Design policy forum"

CO-ORGANISER: Design Policy Seminar: Department of Design Research, Royal College of Art, London, July 1984: Redesigning London's Buses for the Nineties

LITTLE S.E. (1984) "The role of technology in organizational change: ideologies, rationalities and cultures" paper presented at British Sociological Association Conference, Bradford, April 1984.

LITTLE S.E. (1983) "The deployment of CAAD in complex organisations" seminar presented at National Board for Science and Technology, Dublin, December 1983.

LITTLE S.E. (1983) "The central direction of technical resources to peripheral areas: a case-study" paper presented at British Sociological Association Conference, Cardiff, April 1983.

LITTLE S.E. (1983) "Augmenting Mintzberg's typology of organisations" seminar presented at Work Organization Research Centre, Aston University, February 1983

ORGANISER: D.R.S. Seminar held at Co-operative Development Services, Liverpool, December 1979: "Participation in Urban Renewal"

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