Professor Lawrence Bellamy
Professor Lawrence Bellamy is Deputy Provost for the Warrington Campus of the University and Associate Dean leading on International Development and Research.
He has over ten years of academic management experience within a business school setting including managing large departments, research, knowledge transfer projects, extensive curriculum development and dealing with QAA audits.
Prior to joining education, he was involved in manufacturing engineering and construction from a product development, project management and production management perspective and worked with a number of leading retail firms and large contractors across the UK.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Business Engagement lead for private sector at the Warrington Campus
- Faculty leadership for International Development and Partnerships
- Management of Faculty-wide research activities
- Oversight for business and management provision at the Warrington Campus
- Curriculum development
- Financial and Human Resource Management
- Chartered Engineer
- Fellow of the Academy of Higher Education
- Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology
- Associate Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
- Chair and Director of Birchwood Forum Enterprises Ltd, an organisation serving businesses in the Birchwood area of Warrington, Nuclear contractors across the North-West and Facilities Managers around the region.
- Warrington & Co Board (in attendance)
- Senior Assessor for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
- Warrington Skills Commission member representing the University of Chester
- Reviewer for; the Journal of Technology Management, Euromed, Journal of Organisational Analysis and the Critical Studies on CSR, Governance and Sustainability book series.
- Bellamy, L., Amoo, N., Mervyn, K., and Hiddlestone, J. (2017, In preparation) The Use of Strategy Tools in SMEs
- Bellamy, L. and Maheshwari, V (2015): Role of Employer Branding in Talent Management: a Mauritian context, Warrington Works Research Festival, July
- Bellamy, L (2014) Interdisciplinary Research: Business, Science and Arts, Warrington Works Research Festival proceedings, July
- Bellamy, L., Amoo, N., Pyke, C.J., (2013). The Use of Strategy Tools and Frameworks by SMEs in the Strategy Process. 10th EBES Conference-Istanbul Programme and Abstract Book, May, Turkey, ISBN:978-605-64002-0-9
- Bellamy, L., Pyke C.J., Smith, T.(2013) Metaphor and SME Strategy Conversations: An Exploratory Study. 10th EBES Conference-Istanbul Programme and Abstract Book, May, Turkey, ISBN:978-605-64002-0-9
- Bellamy, L. C., Lodorfos, G., & Dana, L. P. (2013). Micro-politics and strategy formation in SMEs. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 20(3), 326-341.
- Bellamy, L. (2011), Strategy Formation in SMEs: Indications from a Longitudinal Study, PhD Thesis
- Sun, W. and Bellamy, L. (2010) ‘Who is Responsible for the Financial Crisis? Lessons from a Separation Thesis’, book chapter within Critical Studies on Corporate Social Responsibility, Governance and Sustainability: Volume 1, eds Sun, Stewart and Pollard, Emerald Publications.
- Sun, W. and Bellamy, L ‘Who is Responsible for the Financial Crisis? Lessons from a Separation Thesis’, IFSAM Conference, Paris.
- Bellamy, L. C. (2009). Strategy formulation in SMEs: indications from a longitudinal study. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 8(4), 534-549.2005,
- Neu, J, Carroll, A and Bellamy, L. (2005) Operative collaboration for suppliers in the supply chain – requirements to solutions and their degree of fulfillment by logistical concepts, Logistics Research Network International Conference September, Plymouth, UK
- Bellamy, L. and Gibson-Sweet, M.(2003) Small Firms & Strategy Formulation: Indications & Impacts, BAM Conference, September.
- Bellamy, L. 2003, The Benefits of Planning in Small Firms, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Development Conference, April, pp. 2-10
- Bellamy, L. and Akamavi, R.(2003) How SMEs Compete: A Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Study, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Development Conference, April, pp. 31-39
- Bellamy, L. (2002) The Strategic Planning Paradox, Do Small Firms Benefit?, ISBA National Small Firms Policy & Research Conference, November, pp. 71-86
- Bellamy, L. (2002) SMEs and Size-Related Competitive Issues: Rationalisation of a Decade of Experience¸ Small Business & Entrepreneurship Development Conference, April, pp. 49-58
- Bellamy, L. (2001) Why Should SME Owner-Managers Study Strategic Management?, Small Business & Enterprise Development Conference, April, pp. 29-38