The Management School, University of Sheffield (UK)
Visiting April—May 2015 at the Department of Business Government Philosophy Studies
Dermot Breslin is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the University of Sheffield, UK and visiting professor in entrepreneurship at the University of Saarlandes, Germany, and Tor Vergata Rome. Dermot is a chartered engineer, and has 14 years experience in the Steel and Aluminium industries. This experience includes a period in plant maintenance and production for a range of global organizations including Alcan Aluminium, Co-Steel and ILVA Taranto. He has also worked in plant design and sales for Siemens VAI (Austria), securing major capital contracts with a number of clients including Outokoumpo (Finland), Tata Steel (India) and AK Steel (USA). Since he moved into academia in 2005, Dermot’s research has focused on the emergence and co-evolution of practices within organizations, using a number of research methods including experimental design, ethnographic studies and agent-based modeling techniques. To date he has completed studies in the care sector, domestic fire service, university spin-outs and technology development industries. Dermot’s current work also focuses on group behaviors and creativity, and has run a number of industry-based workshops on creativity. He has published and reviewed in a number of international journals, co-edited special issues for the International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and Journal of Management & Governance and is currently associate editor for the International Journal of Management Reviews.
See more at: www.shef.ac.uk/management/staff/breslin
Entrepreneurship (Master of Science in Business Administration
Research Seminar (PhD. in Management):
May, 21st (4pm-6pm)
“Enhancing and Managing Group Creativity through Off-Task Breaks”