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Dr Nicholas Wong

Assistant Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Nicholas Wong joined Northumbria Universtiy in 2017 and is currently Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Newcastle Business School. Nick is  co-editor of SAGE Business Cases in Business History and also Co-Chair of the Management and Business History Division at the British Academy of Management. He is former Programme Leader of 'BA Entrepreneurial Business Management' and currently Module Leader of 'Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice' and 'Entrepreneurial and Family Business History'. Nick's research is focused on Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Business History and Historical Organisation Studies. He is currently  supervising three PhD candidates who are researching topics including: Impacts of Entrepreneurial Support Organisations; Entrepreneurship and Regulation; and Organisational Change pre, post and during Merger and Acquisitions. He has published in, amongst others, Business History, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, Journal of Management Inquiry, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management and Entreprises et Histoire. He has recently co-authored a book titled, Business History: A Research Overview (Routledge, 2022) He also co-edited five books which feature in the Routledge Series of Industrial History. He is the co-leader (with Prof John Wilson) of the Business History Group at Newcastle Business School. Nick is part of the management team of the Northumbria EPIC Research Centre (which focuses on research connected to entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development). 

Nicholas Wong

Campus Address

Northumbria University, Faculty of Business and Law
CCE-1, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE1 8ST

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Entrepreneurial strategies in a family business: growth and capital conversions in historical perspective, Wong, N., McGovern, T. 3 Apr 2023, In: Businesss History
  • Strategic sensemaking by social entrepreneurs: creating strategies for social innovation, Price, M., Wong, N., Harvey, C., Maclean, M. 12 Sep 2023, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research
  • The Social Economy in the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Price, M., Wong, N., Sarin, B. Dec 2023
  • Bourdieusian capital conversion during crises of socio-political legitimacy: Sponsorship of the arts by Barclays Bank, 1972 to 1987, Jones, I., Wong, N., Herrero, M., Smith, A. 18 Dec 2022, In: Business History
  • Business History: A Research Overview, Wilson, J., Jones, I., Toms, S., Tilba, A., Buchnea, E., Wong, N. 21 Jan 2022
  • Historical Narratives and the Defense of Stigmatized Industries, Smith, A., Wong, N., Sørensen, A., Jones, I., Coraiola, D. Oct 2022, In: Journal of Management Inquiry
  • 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
  • Introduction: Volume five: Contribution and key findings, Wilson, J., Toms, S., Wong, N. 12 Feb 2021, The Cotton and Textiles Industry, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Introduction, Wilson, J., Toms, S., Wong, N. 29 Jan 2021, The Cotton and Textile Industry, London, Taylor & Francis
  • The Cotton and Textile Industry: Managing decline: Case studies in industrial history, Wilson, J., Toms, S., Wong, N. 12 Feb 2021

  • Samuel Clegg Business Incubators and Accelerators as a tool for Regional Development - Exploring different objectives and initiative effectiveness within the North East of England Start Date: 18/10/2022
  • Zakary Edmonds Provisional Title: Trust a Process: Identifying entrepreneurial processes in the highly regulated new industry of Canadian cannabis Start Date: 01/10/2022

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