Professor of Information Systems and Management
Harry Scarbrough is a Professor in Information Systems and Management. He joined Cass Business School in 2014, having previously been Director of the Management School at Keele University. Previous appointments also include Professor in the Information Systems and Management group and Associate Dean for Research at Warwick Business School. While at Warwick, Harry was co-founder of the IKON (Innovation Knowledge and Organizational Networks) Research Centre, and Director of a major ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) programme on ‘The Evolution of Business Knowledge’.
Harry’s research interests span the fields of organization studies, innovation and information systems through a focus on the social and behavioural aspects of science and technology-based innovation. This includes work on collaboration between different professional/expert groups, and the role of social networks in supporting knowledge flows. He has played the role of Principal or Co-Investigator on major projects funded (to the tune of c. £2 million) by UK Research Councils, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and the National Institute for Health Research. His work has been published in a wide range of leading management and information systems journals including Organization Studies, Information Systems Research, MISQ, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.