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Dr Paul Davies

Dr Paul Davies

Senior Lecturer, Business

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792

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Office 342 - 342
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Paul is the Programme Director for the newly relaunched MBA in the School of Management.

Paul is an experienced senior lecturer in strategic thinking with a number of years of course management and research activity. He has an extensive record for well-received teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is a trusted colleague to work on developing strong courses for students.

Paul’s main area of expertise is in strategic thinking and this has been used to work with organisations such as Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and RenewableUkCymru as a strategic advisor, helping to develop strategic frameworks for the future development of the organisations.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Strategy
  • Systems Thinking
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative practice

Career Highlights



Davies, P. (2019) Communities of Purpose: Enabling Collaborative Practice in Value Chains in Stout, M. (ed.) The Future of Progressivism: Applying Follettian Thinking to Contemporary Issues, Process Century Press, Minesota

Davies, P & Mason-Jones, R. (2017) “Communities of interest as a lens to explore the advantage of collaborative behaviour for developing economies”, The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 5-13

Mason-Jones, R. & Davies, P. (2014) “Renewable energy supply chain survey – progress report”, Working Paper Journal of Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Procurement

Parkes, E. Williams, W. Davies, P. (2012) Wordle: A method for analysing MBA student induction experience, International Journal of Management Education

Davies, P (2010) Communities of Interest; the value of a teaching lens on research activity, Linking research and teaching in Wales; The Higher Education Academy

Davies, P., Williams, W. & Lewis, D. (2006) Proposal to Establish a Food Innovation Network for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government

Davies, P., Jones, P., Morgan, D. and Beynon-Davies, P. (2004) The initiation of an E-community: the Glynneath Community project case study, International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship, Volume 1, Number 2, Autumn, ISSN: 1742-5824.

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