Peter McKiernan

Prof, Professor of Management

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Strategic Management, Scenario Planning, Organisational Turnaround

20072019
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Research Output 2007 2019

2019
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Capturing managerial cognition and investigating the impact of scenario planning in the shipping industry

Gokmen, G. & McKiernan, P., 3 Sep 2019, BAM 2019: 33rd Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management (2019). p. 1 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Shipping industry
Managerial cognition
Scenario planning
Literature review
Scenarios

Responsible management research: a senior scholar legacy in doctoral education

McKiernan, P. & Tsui, A. S., 1 Jun 2019, In : Academy of Management Learning and Education. 18, 2, p. 310-313 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

management
education
responsibility
lack
science

Stakeholders in strategy: their 'invisible' but significant presence

Eden, C., Ackermann, F. & McKiernan, P., 1 Aug 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Stakeholders
Team management
Strategy process
Pedagogy
Strategic action

Synthesizing scenario planning and industry recipes through an analysis of the Hollywood film industry

Bezjian, J., Stoyanova, V., McKiernan, P. & MacKay, B., 15 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motion Pictures
Industry
Planning
Film industry
Scenario planning
2018

Productivity and Innovation in SMEs: Creating Competitive Advantage in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Bali, A., McKiernan, P., Vas, C. & Waring, P., 30 Oct 2018, London. 112 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Singapore
Productivity
Competitive advantage
Innovation
South-East Asia

Scenario Thinking: A Historical Evolution of Strategic Foresight

Mackay, R. B. & McKiernan, P., 30 Jun 2018, Cambridge. 75 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Scenarios
Strategic foresight
Scenario planning
Heuristics
Logic
1 Citation (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Stakeholders in strategy: their 'invisible' and yet an inevitable presence?

McKiernan, P., Ackermann, F. & Eden, C., 19 Jun 2018, p. 1-14. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Stakeholders
Team management
Senior management
Strategic action
Senior managers

Strategic responses to low-cost competition; technological lock-in in the Dundee jute industry

Masrani, S., McKiernan, P. & McKinlay, A., 30 Sep 2018, In : Business History.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Jute
Industry
Strategic response
Lock-in
2017

Exploring the role of sensegiving and sensereceiving in avoiding strategy execution failure

McKiernan, P. & MacKay, D., 7 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Sensegiving
Top management teams
Employees
Strategic management
Strategic initiatives
8 Citations (Scopus)
52 Downloads (Pure)

Prospective thinking; scenario planning meets neuroscience

McKiernan, P., 30 Nov 2017, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 124, p. 66-76 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Neurosciences
Psychology
Cognitive Science
Planning
Marketing
2016

Addressing sustainability challenges through state-led social innovation: The Singapore story

Mckiernan, P., Bali, A., Vas, C. & Waring, P., 30 Aug 2016, Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. Nicolopolou, K., Karatas-Ozkan, M., Janssen, F. & Jermier, J. M. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Singapore
Sustainability
Social innovation
Innovation
Government
391 Downloads (Pure)

A Vision of Responsible Research in Business and Management: Striving for Credible and Useful Knowledge

Responsible Research Community of Scholars & McKiernan, P., 30 Nov 2016, Brussels. 17 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Business research
Ecosystem
Business schools
Management research
Usefulness
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Demystifying the 4Ps in Singapore SMEs: does the government hold the key to open innovation?

Bali, A., McKiernan, P., Waring, P. & Vas, C., 15 Dec 2016. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Singapore
Government
Open innovation
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Government policy
2015

Competition law, regulation and trade: implications for productivity and innovation in Singaporean manufacturing SMEs

Bali, A. S., McKiernan, P., Vas, C. & Waring, P., 1 Nov 2015, Competition Law, Regulation And SMEs in the Asia-Pacific: Understanding The Small Business Perspective. Schaper, M. T. & Lee, C. (eds.). Singapore, p. 211-229 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Productivity
Competition law
Innovation
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Manufacturing
9 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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university ranking
accreditation
Singapore
manufacturing
legitimacy
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Pathways towards health care systems with a chronic-care focus: beyond the four walls

Garcia-Goni, M., Mckiernan, P. & Paulucci, F., 19 Feb 2015, Boundaryless Hospital: Rethink and Redefine Health Care Management. Albach, H., Meffert, H., Pinkwart, A., Reichwald, R. & von Eiff, W. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 59-80 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Burden of disease
Medical innovation
Health care expenditures
Pathway
Chronic disease
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Rule #1: value co-creation starts with a firm level innovation culture

Bali, A. S., McKiernan, P., Vas, C. & Waring, P., 23 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Innovation culture
Innovation
Value co-creation
Singapore
Co-creation of value

Singapore Innovation and Productivity Institute (SiPi) and Murdoch University: Stakeholder Report

Morrison, D., McKiernan, P., Waring, P. & Vas, C., 31 Mar 2015, Singapore. 61 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Singapore
Productivity
Stakeholders
Innovation
Small and medium-sized enterprises
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The matching of motivations to affordances among Maltese elected local government volunteers: implications for sustaining civil society

Bezzina, F., Cassar, V., Azzorpardi, J. G. & McKiernan, P., 18 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Global Responsibility. 6, 2, p. 178-194 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Maltese
civil society
political function
volunteerism
marital status
2014
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Rhetoric of a troubled industry: the case of the Dundee jute industry during the inter-war period

Masrani, S., Parkes, R. & McKiernan, P., 2014, In : International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy . 8, 2/3, p. 141 - 155 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Interwar period
Industry
Rhetoric
Jute
Institutional logics
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Strategic choice: taking 'business' out of B-schools

McKiernan, P. & Wilson, D., 1 Dec 2014, Institutional Development of Business Schools. Pettigrew, A., Cornuel, E. & Hommel, U. (eds.). Oxford, p. 248-269 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Global financial crisis
Placing
Business schools
Economics
Market knowledge
65 Downloads (Pure)

The failure of strategic initiatives: perceptions of leaders, managers & employees

McKiernan, P. & MacKay, D., Dec 2014, p. 1-22. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Strategic initiatives
Managers
Dynamic capabilities
Employees
Procedural rationality
2013

Hidden Champions in CEE and Turkey: Carving Out a Global Niche

McKiernan, P. & Purg, D., 11 Dec 2013, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. 437 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Eastern Europe
Champions
Central Europe
Turkey
Niche
40 Citations (Scopus)

Storytelling and the scenario process: understanding success and failure

Bowman, G., MacKay, R. B., Masrani, S. & Mckiernan, P., 1 May 2013, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 80, 4, p. 735–748 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Practice Management
Lenses
Uncertainty
Longitudinal Studies

The context of hidden champions

McKiernan, P. & Purg, D., 2013, Hidden Champions in CEE and Turkey: Carving Out a Global Niche. McKiernan, P. & Purg, D. (eds.). Berlin Heidlberg: Springer-Verlag, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Champions
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The contextual perspective of leader sensegiving: understanding the role of organizational leadership systems

Neyer, A-K., Moslein, K. & McKiernan, P., Dec 2013, p. 1-18. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Sensegiving
Trigger
Leadership development
Bounded rationality
Multinational corporations
2012
Issue selling
Service provider
Strategic management
Qualitative data
Strategic initiatives
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

Accounting as a legitimising device in voluntary price agreements: the Dundee jute industry, 1945–1960

Masrani, S. & Mckiernan, P., Apr 2011, In : Critical Perspectives On Accounting. 22, 4, p. 415–433 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

industry
firm
labor force
agricultural product
legitimacy
42 Citations (Scopus)

Global mimicry: putting strategic choice back on the business school agenda

Wilson, D. & McKiernan, P., Sep 2011, In : British Journal of Management. 22, 3, p. 457-469 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
Economics
Lenses
Business schools
Agenda
14 Citations (Scopus)

Management education in the UK: the roles of the British Academy of Management and the Association of Business Schools

Masrani, S., Williams, A. & McKiernan, P., Sep 2011, In : British Journal of Management. 22, 3, p. 382–400 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Industry
Social sciences
Business schools
Legitimacy

Relevance and Irrelevance of Management Research: some European hope

Mckiernan, P., 2011, Redesigning Management Education and Research : challenging proposals from European scholars. Dameron, S. & Durand, T. (eds.). Cheltenham:UK, p. 138-154 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Special Issue: British Academy of Management's 25th Celebration Special Issue Introduction

McKiernan, P. & Wilson, D., 2011, In : British Journal of Management. 22, 3, p. 341-342 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2010
23 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

Creativity and dysfunction in strategic processes: the case of scenario planning

MacKay, B. & McKiernan, P., 31 May 2010, In : Futures. 42, 4, p. 271-281 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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psychology
planning process
creativity
innovation
learning

Evolution of EURAM's Strategy

Mckiernan, P., 13 Dec 2010, In : European Management Review. 7, 2, p. 77-79 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Management studies
Renewal
Management research
Hegemony
Dilution
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Addressing path dependency in the capabilities approach: historicism and foresight meet on the road less travelled

Masrani, S. K. & McKiernan, P., 31 Mar 2009, Handbook of Research on Strategy and Foresight. Constanzo, L. A. & Mackay, R. B. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK, p. 485-505 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Foresight
Roads
Capability approach
Path dependency
Influencing factors
Chief executive officer
Cognitive mapping
Global competitiveness
Strategic thinking
Experimentation
2008
12 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Scenario planning for the Edinburgh city region

Docherty, I. & McKiernan, P., 1 Oct 2008, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 26, 5, p. 982-997 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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scenario
planning
planning procedure
economic development
history

Strategic Leadership: governance and renewal

Leavy, B. & Mckiernan, P., 24 Nov 2008, Basingstoke. 348 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2007
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Delphi technique

Mckiernan, P., 17 Oct 2007, International Encyclopaedia of Organisation Studies. Clegg, S. R. & Bailey, J. R. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA, Vol. 1. p. 375-378 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Delphi technique
Decision-making process
OR education
Warfare
Delphi method
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History of the British Academy of Management 1986-2007

Mckiernan, P., 30 Sep 2007, British Academy of Management Conference 2007. London, 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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History
British Academy
Inaugural

Inside the Omani corporate culture: a research in management styles

Ismaily, S., Mckiernan, P. & Nair, P., 2007, Muscat. 209 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecular structural firm adaptations to environments: empirical Tao of the CEO

Foo, C-T. & Mckiernan, P., 2007, In : Chinese Management Studies. 1, 1, p. 6-24 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chief executive officer
Manufacturing firms
Singapore
Manufacturing sector
Organizational change

Scenario Planning

Mckiernan, P., 2007, International Encyclopaedia of Organisation Studies. Clegg, S. R. & Bailey, J. R. (eds.). Thousand Oaks:CA, Vol. 4.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The nature of reciprocity and the spirit of the gift: balancing trust and governance in long-term illness

Greene, A., Mckiernan, P. & Greene, S., 1 Jul 2007, Researching Trust and Health. Brownlie, J., Greene, A. & Howson, A. (eds.). Abingdon, p. 91-112 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Medicalization
Teenagers
Healthcare
Adolescence
Audit