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Harry Scarbrough

Harry Scarbrough is a Professor in the Information Systems and Management group at Warwick Business School. Previously, he was Director of the ESRC  Evolution of Business Knowledge (EBK) research programme.

Harry is a founder member of ikon and his research interests focus on the management of knowledge and learning in and across organizations. This encompasses roles as principal/co-investigator on a number of research council and SDO-funded studies ( as follows;

The evaluation of translational initiatives (CLAHRCs) in the UK health sector

The role of evidence in management decision-making in the NHS

The impact of communities of practice on organizational performance

Interdisciplinary collaboration in computer games development

The role of social networks in innovation

The capture and spread of learning from projects

In addition, Harry is Academic Director for the 'Knowledge and Innovation Network' (KIN) ( Other commissioned research includes work for the British Standards Institute, and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the latter including a study on 'Evaluating Human Capital'. 


Please follow this link to view Harry's publications

Offprints of papers are available from Dawn Coton.

Harry  Scarbrough

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