Saltaire, a 19th century manifestation of Harmonious Entrepreneurship?

Saltaire The concept of harmonious entrepreneurship is perhaps not entirely new. Possibly one of the earliest proponents of it is the industrial entrepreneur Sir Titus Salt (1803-1876) who, in 1851, built Saltaire, now a UNESCO World Heritage site in the…

Might Harmonious Entrepreneurship be of interest to China?

In 1995, at a time when China was opening up to Free Enterprise, my colleague, Dr Fan Ying, and I wrote a paper entitled "Chinese Cultural Values and Entrepreneurship" (Kirby and Fan, 1995). We even won a "Best Paper" award…

Entrepreneurship and sustainability: is there a need for a new harmonised approach?

Published by Advance HE 28 October 2020 https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/identifying-and-creating-entrepreneurial-university Introduction In recent years, considerable attention has been paid to the problem of sustainability and to the role that entrepreneurship might play in its amelioration. New forms of entrepreneurship have emerged but if entrepreneurship…

Identifying and creating the entrepreneurial university

Published by Advance HE 10 February 2020 https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/identifying-and-creating-entrepreneurial-university Increasingly it has been recognised that entrepreneurial education itself will not be effective unless there is a change in the teaching paradigm and the educational institutions themselves become entrepreneurial. Not only do…