Key Areas: Role of Academe, Policy Research Definition, Policy Research and Methodology

Gibb, .A.A. (2007) ‘Entrepreneurship: Unique Solutions for Unique Environments. Is it possible to achieve this with the existing paradigm?’ International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education. Vol. 5 Senate Hall.

Gibb, A.A. (2002) ‘In pursuit of a new entrepreneurship paradigm for learning: creative destruction, new values, new ways of doing things and new combinations of knowledge’ International Journal of Management Reviews Vol. 4 No. 3 pp 233

Gibb,A.A. (2000) 'Small and Medium Enterprise Development. Borrowing from Elsewhere? A Research and Development Agenda' Keynote address to the annual Small Business and Enterprise Conference, University of Manchester April 10-11th pp. 19

Gibb, A.A. (2000) 'Academic Research and the Growth of Ignorance. SME Policy: Mythical Concepts, Myths, Assumptions, Rituals and Confusions'. International Small Business Journal. Vol.18. No.3. May.

Gibb, A.A. 1999) 'Developing Culture and Improved Capability and Learning in Small Firms. What should the Policy Agenda Be?'. Presentation to the National Institute of Small Business (ISBA) Policy Forum Workshop on Small Firms Learning and Management Development. March.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'Management Development in High Growth Small & Medium Sized Enterprises. The gap between needs and provision'. MCI and DfEE. pp 1-16.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'On making sense of things'. A Tribute to Professor Mike Scott. Guest lecture to the Annual RENT Entrepreneurship Conference. Lyon Ecole Commerce de Superior, France.

Gibb, A.A. (1998) 'A framework for Exploring the Principles, Policy and Practice of SME development in the UK'. Presentation to the Department for International Development Staff Workshop

A.A.Gibb (1997) 'Policy Research and Small Business. From Know What to Know How'. Chapter 3 in Ram, M., Deakins, P. and Smallbone, D. 'Small Firms Enterprising Futures'. Paul Chapman Publishing, London.

Gibb, A.A. (with Atherton, A. and Sear, L.) (1997) 'Reviewing the case for Supporting Business Start-ups. A Policy overview of current thinking on business start-ups.' Durham University Business School. pp 1-12.

Gibb, A.A. (1997) 'A Comparative Analysis of Current SME Strategies, Policies and Programmes in Central European Initiative Countries. UNIDO, Vienna. pp 1-23.

Gibb, A.A. (1997) 'Business Development Services and the Academic Community - Laying the basis for decision-makers'. Brainstorm, CEFE Journal, GTZ. pp 8-10. March.

Gibb, A.A., Atherton, A., Bateman, M., Fuller, E., Hartshorn, C., and Hannon, P. (1997) 'Review of Current Knowledge on the High Growth SMEs'. September.

Gibb, A.A. (1996) 'Small Business Policy Research and the Business School - A Natural Partnership'. Keynote. Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference. Perth, Australia.

Gibb, A.A. (1996) 'Policy Research and the Level Playing Field for Small Enterprise Development'. 19th ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference in 'Enterprising Futures'. Ram, M. (ed.), ISBA/University of Central England Business School Birmingham, UK.

Gibb, A.a. (1992) 'Can academe achieve quality in small firms policy research'. In Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. No.4. 1992. pp 127-144.

Gibb, A.A. (1991) 'Organising Small Firms Research to meet the need of 21st Century Customers' in 'Towards the Twenty First Century. The Challenge of Small Business'. National Books. (edt. by M. Robertson, E. Chell and C. Mason). pp 48-75.

Gibb, A.A. (1990) 'In search of Quality in Small Firms Policy Research in the 1990s'. Paper presented to the 13th UK Small Firms Policy and Research Conference. Harrogate.

Gibb, A.A. (1987) 'Readings in Small Business'. Gower 1987. (edt. with T. Faulkner, G. Beaver and J. Lewis).

Gibb, A.A. (1987) 'Research for Small Firm Development' in 'Small Enterprise Development: Policies and Programmes'. (edt. by P. A. Neck and R. E. Nelson) Revised Edition ILO, Management Development Series. Chapter 15. No.14. Geneva .

Gibb, A.A. (1987) 'Research regarding Small Enterprise Development' in 'Entrepreneurship and Self Employment Training'. Section 111. R. E. Nelson. Asian Development Bank and the ILO. Manila.

Gibb, A.A. (1987) 'Methodological Problems in the Development and Testing of a Growth Model of Business Enterprise Development' in 'Recent Research in Entrepreneurship. Avebury Gower. Chapter 17. (with L. Davies).

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Research for Regional and National Self Employment Programmes' in 'Entrepreneurship and Self Employment Training'. Asian Development Bank and ILO. Manila. August 1986. (edt. by R.E. Nelson). pp 91-109.

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Research for Regional and National Self-Employment Programmes'. Lead Paper presented to the ILO Regional Workshop on Training for Entrepreneurship and Self-employment. Manila. August

Gibb, A.A. (1986) 'Policies for Small Business Development in Europe. A Comparative Review'. Proceedings of 9th National Small Business Research Conference. Gower. 1986. (with G. Haskins).

Gibb, A.A. (1983) 'Key factors in the design of policy support for the small and medium enterprise (SME) development process: An Overview'. In Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. No.5. 1993. pp 1-24.

Gibb, A.A. (1980) 'Policy Issues in Small Business Research'. pp.214, Saxon House, (joint editor with T. Webb).

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