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Dr Steven Pattinson

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Prior to joining Newcastle Business School, Steven held posts at Newcastle University Business School, Teesside University Business School and Sheffield Business School. Steven has taught a range of modules in the areas of strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation and has held a number of leadership roles including Programme Leader for FdA Leadership and Management at Teesside University and Course Leader for the Executive MBA at Sheffield Hallam University. He currently teaches on a range of modules and is the course tutor for Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at Accadis University in Frankfurt, Germany where he leads the module International Strategic Challenges. Steven has published articles in leading journals including Management Learning, Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Local Economy and Journal of Knowledge Management. He has also been involved in a number of consultancy projects and has worked with a wide range of organizations including the National Offender Management Service, Gateshead Council and the Institute for Local Governance.

Campus Address

Room 237
Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Management PhD June 30 2013
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2012

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Understanding effectual decision-making in a science-based business: The case of Hart Biologicals, Pattinson, S. 1 Feb 2019, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • How to write really good research funding applications, Lindgreen, A., Di Benedetto, C., Verdich, C., Van Hamme, J., Venkataraman, V., Pattinson, S., Højbjerg Clarke, A., Khan, Z. Feb 2019, In: Industrial Marketing Management
  • The ‘Tango-Argentino’: a Metaphor for Understanding Effectuation Processes, Pattinson, S., Ciesielska, G., Preece, D., Nicholson, J., Alexandersson, A. 4 Jun 2018, In: Journal of Management Inquiry
  • Emergent coopetition from a sensemaking perspective: A multi-level analysis, Pattinson, S., Nicholson, J., Lindgreen, A. Jan 2018, In: Industrial Marketing Management
  • In Search of Innovative Capabilities of Communities of Practice, Pattinson, S., Preece, D., Dawson, P. 1 Nov 2016, In: Management Learning
  • Strategic Thinking: Intelligent Opportunism and Emergent Strategy - the Case of Strategic Engineering Services, Pattinson, S. 1 Feb 2016, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Communities of Practice, Knowledge Acquisition and Innovation, Pattinson, S., Preece, D. 1 Feb 2014, In: Journal of Knowledge Management
  • Local Enterprise Agency loan funds and investment readiness in UK small firms, Irwin, D., Pattinson, S., Scott, J. 1 Feb 2014, In: Local Economy

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Alain Nkusi Start: 01/10/2018


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