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i. Publications - listed separately.
ii. Director of numerous research and consultancy studies (listed below). Since inauguration in 1972 the Centre has attracted research and development funds from a wide range of organsiations including the UK Research Councils; Manpower Services Commission; Department of Industry; Department of Education and Employment, the European Community; Iron and Steel Industry Training Board; Foundation for Management Education; Nuffield Foundation; Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust; Natwest Bank, Barclays Bank; International Organisations and many large companies.
iii. Originator and Director of first UK National Small Firms Research Conference and Publications Series (1978). Now held annually and a major vehicle for UK academic and policy maker interaction.
iv Consulting editor to International Journal of Small Business (launched in 1982). This is the first English language refereed journal in this field in the UK.
v. On the Editorial Board of several entrepreneurial and small business journals.
vi. Consultant to UK, Canadian, Russian, Ukrainian and Malaysian governments, to the EC and to several international organisations.
vii. Various collaborative International Research Projects (ILO, ITC, UNIDO, CIPE) see publications.
viii. Numerous International Management, Policy and Research Conference keynote speeches and presentations (see publications).
ix. Launched and Directed first European Small Business Doctoral Programme with Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain on behalf of the European Council for Small Business.
x. Consultancies and studies in Nepal, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Canada, USA, Cyprus, Jamaica, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Russia and most of the Central and Eastern European Countries.
xi. Consultant to the EC Commission Sr. Matutes in preparation of the EC SME Task Force brief for the establishment of the Small Firms Directorate of the EU (DGXXIII)

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