Dr Mathew (Mat) Hughes
BSc, MSc, PhD, PGCHE
Dr Mathew Hughes is Reader in Entrepreneurial Management having previously served as Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Nottingham University Business School. Mathew’s areas of expertise are firm-level entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial management and innovation.
Dr Mathew Hughes is Reader in Entrepreneurial Management at Durham University Business School. Prior to taking up his post in September 2012, Mat served as a Lecturer and subsequently Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Nottingham University Business School. Mathew’s areas of expertise are primarily firm-level entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial management, innovation and management change. Within these themes his work has examined the entrepreneurial orientation of firms, firms use of networks and social capital, innovation ambidexterity, and top manager change and its effects on firms.
Mat is a currently-serving member of the editorial board for Journal of Management Studies and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, and is a member of the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of Management
Mat completed his doctorate in entrepreneurship and strategic management at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK. His doctoral thesis focused on strategic and entrepreneurial management mechanisms to drive the strategic growth of young technology-based firms. Mat also has a First Class (Honours) BSc(Econ) degree in Business Studies and an MSc(Econ) with Distinction in Management from University of Wales, Aberystwyth. In 2006, Mat completed the ‘European Entrepreneurship Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning’ programme at Harvard Business School and in 2007 earned a PGCHE in teaching and learning from the University of Nottingham. Mat is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Mat has constructed, convened and taught modules on such themes as entrepreneurial management, corporate entrepreneurship, innovation and building the innovative organisation at undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA, and executive levels. In 2008-2009, Mat was nominated and shortlisted for the prestigious Lord Dearing Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Nottingham, and many times since including in Durham has been recognized for his dedication to teaching and learning.
- Strategic entrepreneurship and innovation
- Innovation ambidexterity
- Network behaviour and social capital
- Entrepreneurial orientation
- Top management teams and business performance (including in football industries)
- The entrepreneurial and strategic management of ventures
- International new ventures
- Hughes, M. & Ucbasaran, D. (2010). A Dynamic Human Capital Perspective on Corporate Opportunity Identification. In Corporate Entrepreneurship. Zahra, S.A. Forthcoming.
- Kokash, R. & Hughes, M. (2017), Can Corporate Entrepreneurship Form Second-order Competences? The Role of Internal and External Contingencies., Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Strategic Human Capital, Management Practices and Performance. Milan, Strategic Management Society.
- Hughes, M., Sørensen, H.E. & Hughes, P. (2016), A Configuration Analysis of Organizational Ambidexterity in Three Types of Firms, Strategic Management Society 36th Annual Conference on 'Strategies that Move the World'. Berlin, Germany.
- Bouncken, R., Hughes, M., Pesch, R. & Ratzmann, M. (2016), Bringing Family into Alliance Research: Governance and Mutual Knowledge Creation Differences vs non-Family Firms. , Strategic Management Society 36th Annual Conference on 'Strategies that Move the World'. Berlin, Germany.
- Gali, N., Hughes, M., Mallet, O. & Karam, A. (2016), Entrepreneurial Orientation and Firm Performance in the Context of Upper Echelon Theory, in Domenech, J., Mas-Tur, A., Roig-Tierno, N. & Vicente, M.R. eds, CARMA 2016 1st International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics. Valencia, Spain, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, 146.
- Herrero, I., Hughes, M. & Larrañeta, B. (2016), Analyzing the external social capital of family firms., EURAM 2016 - European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference. Paris, France., European Academy of Management.
- Hughes, M., Powell, T.H., Chung, L. & Mellahi, K. (2017). Institutional and resource-based explanations for subsidiary performance.. British Journal of Management 28(3): 407-424.
- Hughes, M., Hughes, P. & Hodgkinson, I. R. (2017). In pursuit of a ‘whole-brain’ approach to undergraduate teaching: implications of the Herrmann brain dominance model.. Studies in Higher Education 42(12): 2389-2405.
- Hodgkinson, I.R., Hughes, P., Hughes, M. & Glennon, R. (2017). Does Ownership Matter for Service Delivery Value? An Examination of Citizens’ Service Satisfaction.. Public Management Review 19(8): 1206-1220.
- Hughes, M. & Mustafa, M. (2017). Antecedents of Corporate Entrepreneurship in SMEs: Evidence from an emerging economy.. Journal of Small Business Management 55(S1): 115-140.
- Powell, T.H. & Hughes, M. (2016). Exploring Value as the Foundation Of Value Proposition Design.. Journal of Business Models 4(1): 29-44.
- Kyriakopoulos, K., Hughes, M. & Hughes, P. (2016). The Role of Marketing Resources in Radical Innovation Activity: Antecedents and Payoffs. . Journal of Product Innovation Management 33(4): 398-417.
- Cesinger, B., Hughes, M., Mensching, H., Bouncken, R., Fredrich, V. & Kraus, S. (2016). A socioemotional wealth perspective on how collaboration intensity, trust, and international market knowledge affect family firms’ multinationality.. Journal of World Business 51(4): 586-599.
- Mustafa, M., Martin, L. & Hughes, M. (2016). Psychological Ownership, Job Satisfaction, and Middle Manager Entrepreneurial Behavior.. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies 23(3): 272-287.
- Hughes, M., Eggers, F., Kraus, S. & Hughes, P. (2015). The Relevance of Slack Resource Availability and Networking Effectiveness for Entrepreneurial Orientation. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 26(1): 116-138.
- Roberts, D., Hughes, M. & Kertbo, K. (2014). Exploring consumers' motivations to engage in innovation through co-creation activities.. European Journal of Marketing 48(1/2): 147-169.
- Hughes, M., Morgan, R.E., Ireland, R.D. & Hughes, P. (2014). Social Capital and Learning Advantages: A Problem of Absorptive Capacity. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 8(3): 214-233.
- Li, C., Hughes, M. & Yin, M. (2014). The Relationship Between Resource Acquisition Methods and Firm Performance in Chinese New Ventures: The Intermediate Effect of Learning Capability. . Journal of Small Business Management 52(3): 365-389.
- Storey, C.D. & Hughes, M. (2013). The Relative Impact of Culture, Strategic Orientation and Capability on New Service Development Performance. European Journal of Marketing 47(5/6): 833-856.
- Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M., Collings, D., Tatoglu, E. & Hughes, M. (2013). Similarly Different: A Comparison of HRM Practices in MNE Subsidiaries and Local Firms in Turkey. The International Journal of Human Resource Management 24(12): 2239-2368.
- Eggers, F., Kraus, S., Hughes, M., Laraway, S. & Snycerski, S. (2013). Implications of Customer and Entrepreneurial Orientations for SME Growth.. Management Decision 51(3): 524-546.
- Hodgkinson, I.R., Hughes, P. & Hughes, M. (2012). Absorptive capacity and market orientation in public service provision. Journal of Strategic Marketing 20(3): 211-229.
- Chang, Y.-Y. & Hughes, M. (2012). Drivers of Innovation Ambidexterity in Small-to Medium-Sized Firms(Lead article). European Management Journal 30(1): 1-17.
- Hodgkinson, I.R., Hughes, P. & Hughes, M. (2012). Re-examining the Deployment of Market Orientation in the Public Leisure Sector. Journal of Marketing Management 28(11-12): 1249-1269.
- Kraus, S., Rigtering, C., Hughes, M. & Hosman, V. (2012). Entrepreneurial Orientation and the Business Performance of SMEs: A Quantitative Study from the Netherlands. Review of Managerial Science 6(2): 161182.
- Hughes, M. & Perrons, R. (2011). Shaping and Re-shaping Social Capital in Buyer-Supplier Relationships. Journal of Business Research 64(2): 164-171.
- Chang, Y.-Y., Hughes, M. & Hotho, S. (2011). Internal and External Antecedents of SMEs' Innovation Ambidexterity Outcomes. Management Decision 49(10): 1658-1676.
- Hughes, M., Morgan, R.E., Ireland, R.D. & Hughes, P (2011). Network Behaviors, Social Capital, & Organizational Learning in High-Growth Entrepreneurial Firms (lead article). International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 12(3): 257-272.
- Hughes, P., Hughes, M. & Morgan, R.E. (2010). Why Do Product-Market Strategies Fail? A Socialcultural Examination under Conditions of Adherence. Group & Organization Management 35(5): 606-635.
- Hughes, M., Martin, S.L., Morgan, R. & Robson, M. (2010). Realizing Product-Market Advantage in High-Technology International New Ventures: The Mediating Role of Ambidextrous Innovation. Journal of International Marketing 18(4): 1-21.
- Hughes, M., Hughes, P., Mellahi, K. & Guermat, C. (2010). Short-Term versus Long-Term Impact of Managers: Evidence from the Football Industry. British Journal of Management 21(2): 571-589.
- Noke, H. & Hughes, M. (2010). Climbing the Value Chain: Strategies to Create a New Product Development Capability in Mature SMEs. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 30(2): 132-154.
- Noke, H., Perrons, R. & Hughes, M. (2008). Strategic Dalliances as an Enabler for Discontinuous Innovation in Slow Clockspeed Industries: Evidence from the Oil & Gas Industry. R & D Management Journal 38(2): 129-139.
- Perks, K.J. & Hughes, M. (2008). Entrepreneurial Decision-Making in Internationalization: Propositions from Mid-Size Firms. International Business Review 17(3): 310-330.
- Hughes, M. & Morgan, R.E. (2007). Deconstructing the Relationship between Entrepreneurial Orientation and Business Performance at the Embryonic Stage of Firm Growth. Industrial Marketing Management 36(5): 651-661.
- Hughes, M., Hughes, P. & Morgan, R.E. (2007). Exploitative Learning and Entrepreneurial Orientation Alignment in Emerging Young Firms: Implications for Market and Response Performance. British Journal of Management 18(4): 359-375.
- Hughes, M., Ireland, R.D. & Morgan, R.E. (2007). Stimulating Dynamic Value: Social Capital and Business Incubation as a Pathway to Competitive Success. Long Range Planning 40(2): 154-177.
- Scott, S. A., Hughes, M. & Hughes, P. (2016), Adaptive Processes and Relational Complexities: New Contingencies in Open Innovation Network Research., Strategic Management Society Special Conference. Rome, Italy.
- Scott, S., Hughes, M. & Hughes, P. (2016), Social Capital’s Role for Value Creation in Open Innovation Networks., The Strategic Management Society Special Conference. Strategy Challenges in the 21st Century: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Coopetition. Rome.
- Scott, S.A., Hughes, M., Hughes, P. & Burrows, P. (2016), The Relational Complexities of Open Innovation Networks: Mapping The Social Capital within University and Business Research Collaborations, 23th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC) Crossing Borders and Boundaries: The Changing Role of Innovation/Entrepreneurship. Glasgow, UK.
- Uddin, M. M., Hughes, M. & Burrows, P. (2016), Embedding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with Firm Entrepreneurship: A Contested Exploration to Advance Corporate Social Entrepreneurship., Sustainability, Ethics, & Entrepreneurship Conference. Denver, Colorado, USA.
- Herrero, I.C., Hughes, M. & Larraneta, B. (2015), Analysing the external social capital of family firms, 9th Conference of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. Santiago, Chile, Santiago.
- Hughes, M., Hughes, P., Morgan, R. E. & Hodgkinson, I. R. (2015), Organizing Strategic Entrepreneurship to Enable Product Innovation in New and Young Technology-Based Firms, Strategic Management Society 35th Annual International Conference. Strategy Expanding: Making Sense of Shifting Field and Firm Boundaries. Denver, Colorado, USA Denver CO.
- Scholes, L., Elliott, C., Hughes, M. & Mustafa, M. (2015), Family Firm Performance: Trusts, Ownership and Governance, The 11th Annual Family Enterprise Research Conference. Burlington, US., Burlington VT.
- Scholes, L., Elliott, C., Hughes, M. & Mustafa, M. (2015), Family Firm Performance: Trusts, Ownership and Governance, IFERA 2015 Annual Conference: Tradition and Innovation in Family Business. Hamburg, Germany Hamburg.
- Kokash, R. & Hughes, M. (2014), Entrepreneurial orientation and organizational knowledge creation as critical pathways to second-order competences, Strategic Management Society Special Conference. Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv.
- Kokash, R. & Hughes, M. (2014), Entrepreneurial Orientation and Second-order Competences: The Moderating Role of Environmental Hostility and Organizational Structure, Strategic Management Society 34th Annual International Conference. Madrid, Madrid.
- Mustafa, M., Martin, L. & Hughes, M. (2013), Does Psychological Ownership Facilitate Middle-managers’ Intrapreneurial Behaviour: The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction, British Academy of Management Conference. Liverpool, Liverpool.
- Johnson, D., Ucbasaran, D., Lockett, A. & Hughes, M. (2013), Patient Proximity as a component of Healthcare Professional Identity and its Potential Effect on Entrepreneurial Intention Formation in the National Health Service, British Academy of Management Conference. Liverpool, Liverpool.
- Johnson, D., Ucbasaran, D., Lockett, A. & Hughes, M. (2013), Let there be Light! Shedding Light on the Organizational “black-box” in Corporate Entrepreneurship, British Academy of Management Conference. Liverpool, Liverpool.
- Wright, M., De Massis, A., Scholes, L., Hughes, M. & Kotlar, J. (2016). Family business entrepreneurship.. London, IFB Research Foundation.