Professor Michael J. Blakemore
Mike supervises PhD and DBA students in the Business School in areas of intellectual property rights and consumption, retail strategy, and knowledge strategy for SME marketing. He has been working with the Ecorys Goup on European Commission contracts to explore multi-channel government services for socially excluded groups (http://www.mcegov.eu), on higher education quality assurance for international Master courses (www.emqa.eu), and organisational change for government service delivery (http://www.ccegov.eu/). He has consulted recently to OECD (Local Economic Development), in Egypt, India and Malaysia, and works with Trade Unions on action research in areas such as unpacking rail pricing strategies, retail supply-chain surveillance, and the role of special advisers in government policy.
- Being citizen and customer in the Information Society
- Power and organisational behaviour in government reform
- Surveillance, ethics, and identity in the construction of eGovernance
- Pricing strategies for public sector information
- The social and business impact of information
Journal papers: academic
- Blakemore, M. & Craglia, M. Access to public sector information in Europe: policy, rights and obligations. Information Society. 2006;22:13-24.
- Blakemore, M. & Sutherland, S. Emergent commercial and organisational charging strategies for geostatistical data: Experiences disseminating UK official labour market information. Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. 2005;16:35-47.
- Longhorn, R. & Blakemore, M. Re-visiting the Valuing and Pricing of Digital Geographic Information. Journal of Digital Information. 2004;4:1-27.
- Blakemore, M. & Dutton, R. e-Government, e-Society and Jordan: Strategy, theory, practice, and assessment. First Monday. 2003;8.
- Nicholson, M., Clarke, I. & Blakemore, M. One brand, three ways to shop: Situational variables and multichannel consumer behaviour. International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research. 2002;12:131-148.
- Blakemore, M. & Longhorn, R. Communicating information about the World Trade Center Disaster - ripples, reverberations and repercussions. First Monday. 2001;6:1-52.
- Blakemore, M. & McKeever, L. Users of official European statistical data - investigating information needs. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. 2001;33:59-67.
- Blakemore, M. e-Government and the Risk Society. In: Anttiroiko, A.-V. & Mälkiä, M. The Encyclopaedia of Digital Government, Vol II. Hershey, PA: Idea Group; 2006.
- Blakemore, M. European e-government, strategy, and uncertainty. In: Traunmüller, R. Knowledge Transfer für e-Government. Linz: Trauner; 2006:25-37.
- Craglia, M. & Blakemore, M. AccessModels for public sector information: the spatial data context. In: Aichholzer, G. & Burkert, H. Public Sector Information in the Digital Age: Between Markets, Public Management and Citizens' Rights. Edward Elgar; 2004:1-30.
- Blakemore, M. Entries: Development. In: Forsyth, T. Encyclopedia of International Development. Taylor and Francis; 2004.
- Blakemore, M. The potentials and perils of remote access. In: Doyle, P., Lane, J. I., Theeuwes, J. J. M. & Zayatz, L. M. Confidentiality, Disclosure and Data Access: Theory and Practical Applications for Statistical Agencies. North Holland/Elsevier; 2001:315-340.
- Blakemore, M. All things 'e' with a little bit of 'i', and hopefully some 'd' and 'p': Basic building blocks and the digitisation of European public administrations. Maastricht, The Netherlands: International Workshop: The Digitisation of European Public Administrations: What’s the Political Dimension of Electronic Governance? EIPA; 2005.
- Blakemore, M. Think Paper 2: Customer-centric, citizen centric. Should Government learn directly from business?. 2006.
- Blakemore, M. Think Paper 4: eGovernment strategy across Europe - a bricolage responding to societal challenges. 2006.
- Blakemore, M. Surveillance in the Workplace - an overview of issues of privacy, monitoring, and ethics. 2005.