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Dr Nicholas Wong

VC Senior Fellow

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Nicholas Wong is Vice Chancellors Senior Research Fellow at Newcastle Business School. He is currently Programme Leader for the Entrepreneurial Business Management degree and Module Leader for the Work Based Research Project and Family Business Studies modules. Nick's research is focused on Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Family Business Studies and Historical Organisation Studies. He has published in, amongst others, Business History, Journal of Management Inquiry, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management and Entreprises et Histoire. He has also co-edited four books which feature in the Routledge Series of Industrial History. He is currently the leader of the Business History Research Interest Group and Deputy Leader of the Business History Group at Newcastle Business School. Nick is currently an active member of the Northumbria Centre of Innovation, Regional Transformation and Entrepreneurship (iNCITE centre) is currently in control of developing web content and the social media presence of the Centre. Nick is also on the editorial board of the Business History Collective. In 2018, Nick was part of the team that won the John F. Mee Award at the Academy of Management for Best Paper in Management History.

Nicholas Wong

Campus Address

Northumbria University, Faculty of Business and Law
CCE-1, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Key Publications

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  • Commerce with a bit of Ethics, or Ethics with a bit of Commerce? The Conundrum of British Consumer Co-operation 1863-1990, Webster, T., Wilson, J., Wong, N. 7 Jul 2021, In: Journal of Management History
  • Historical Narratives and the Defense of Stigmatized Industries, Smith, A., Wong, N., Sørensen, A., Jones, I., Coraiola, D. 10 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Management Inquiry
  • The Cotton and Textile Industry: Innovation and Maturity: Case Studies in Industrial History, Wilson, J., Toms, S., Wong, N. 29 Jan 2021
  • Banking and Finance: Case studies in the development of the UK financial sector, Wilson, J., Wong, N., Toms, S. 17 Mar 2020
  • Entrepreneurial strategies in a family business: growth and capital conversions in historical perspective, Wong, N., McGovern, T. 3 Sep 2020, In: Businesss History
  • Growth and Decline of American Industry: Case studies in the Industrial History of the USA, Wilson, J., Wong, N., Toms, S. 10 Mar 2020
  • Management and Industry: Case studies in UK industrial history, Wilson, J., Wong, N., Toms, S. 17 Mar 2020
  • Historical approaches for hospitality and tourism research, Mackenzie, N., Pittaki, Z., Wong, N. 16 Sep 2019, In: International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • The Market Makers: Creating Mass Market Consumer Durables in Inter-War Britain, Wong, N. 1 Dec 2019, In: Businesss History
  • ‘In the best position to reap mutually beneficial results’: Sole-agency agreements and the distribution of consumer durables in inter-war Britain, Wong, N., Popp, A. 18 Aug 2018, In: Business History


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