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Portrait of Dr Martin Rich

Dr Martin Rich

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Management

Contact

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Room E302, Drysdale Building

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Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

Overview

Martin Rich initially worked in the information systems sector as a consultant and project manager, before joining Cass Business School as a lecturer. During his career at Cass he has taken responsibility for a series of innovative applications of technology to management learning, all of them underpinned by a thorough research foundation. For the 2003-2004 academic year, he was one of City University's teaching and learning fellows, and has used this to pursue particular interests, in the scholarship of teaching and learning, as applied to management education.

Qualifications

BSc (London), MBA (City) and PhD (City).

Expertise

Primary Topics

  • E-Business
  • Management Learning
  • Management Systems & IT

Research

My research focuses around management learning and management education, and particularly around how higher education can adapt to educate potential managers to work in an uncertain and rapidy-changing world.

Research Topics

Building innovation into full-time management courses
Exploring and evaluating a range of innovative approaches within full-time management courses.
Personalisation within management education.
Examining ways to build personalisation into management education delivered on a large scale. Placing this within the context of an environment where students are accustomed to personalised products and expect the same variety to be offered within a degree course.
Education for the emerging generation.
Understanding the educational requirements of the 'millennial' generation that currently accounts for most undergraduate and many postgraduate students, especially in terms of there use of and connection with new technology.
Name
Richard Jones
Attendance
Sep 2008 – present, full-time
Thesis Title
Research into Economics of SAP
Role
2nd Supervisor
Name
Ibrahim Dawoud
Thesis Title
The impact of organisational climate on technology support for knowledge management
Role
2nd Supervisor

Chapters (5)

  1. Rich, M.G. and Brown, A. (2012). Combining Formal and Non-formal Learning for Undergraduate Management Students Based in London. Learning at the Crossroads of Theory and Practice (pp. 23–36).
  2. Rich, M. (2008). Three short case studies. In Oz, E. and Jones, A. (Eds.), Management information systems London: Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-1-84480-758-1.
  3. Holtham, C., Brady, C., Lampel, J. and Rich, M. (2006). Simulation in its place : business war-rooms to enhance management learning. International Simulation & Gaming Research Yearbook (pp. 59–68). SAGSET (Society for the Advancement of Games and Simulation in Education and Training).
  4. Rich, M. and Holtham, C. (2005). Making Space for Twenty-first Century Management Learning. In Milter Richard, G., Perotti Valerie, S. and Segers Mien, S.R. (Eds.), Educational Innovation in Economics and Business IX: Breaking Boundaries for Global Learning Kluwer academic publishing. ISBN 978-1-4020-3170-0.
  5. Rich, M. (1996). A case study exercise on the World Wide Web. In Cornell, R.A. and Murphy, K. (Eds.), International Survey of Distance Education and Teacher Training: from Smoke Signals to Satellite II University of Central Florida and Paris: International Council for Educational Media, Orlando, FL,.

Conference Papers and Proceedings (47)

  1. Holtham, C., Martin, R., Brown, A., Jawaheer, G. and Dove, A. (2012). Evaluating engagement to address undergraduate first year transition: A case study. .
  2. Rich, M., Holtham, C., Brown, A. and Dove, A. (2011). After the financial crisis: preparing graduates for a dramatic change in employers' expectations. Higher Education Academy subject centre conference for Business Management Accounting and Finance 11-12 May, Bournemouth, UK.
  3. Brown, A. and Rich, M. (2011). Researching Innovation in Teaching Methods for Business School Courses. .
  4. Rich, M. (2011). Balancing Guidance and Independence in Student Learning of Research Skills. European Conference on Research Methods Caen, France.
  5. Rich, M. and Holtham, C. (2010). Constructivism and creativity in management learning. EABIS experiential learning workshop Berlin.
  6. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2010). Developing an innovative informal learning capability for sector-wide management education. EDiNEB conference London.
  7. Rich, M. (2010). Scholarship in a changing learning culture: Meeting students' expectations. London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference .
  8. Rich, M. (2010). Student learning in a web 2 world. European conference on research methods Madrid.
  9. Brown, A., Rich, M. and Holtham, C. (2010). Authentic assignments versus project based activity assignments � A comparison. Higher Education Academy subject centre conference for Business Management Accounting and Finance Newcastle.
  10. Rich, M. and Brown, A. (2010). Combining Formal and Informal Learning for Undergraduate Management Students Based in London. EDiNEB conference London.
  11. Rich, M. (2010). Assessing Millennial Students: Technology Choices and Competences. Higher Education Academy subject centre conference for Business Management Accounting and Finance Newcastle.
  12. Rich, M. (2009). Millennial students and information literacy: educating for employment. European conference on research methods Malta.
  13. Rich, M. (2009). Responding to millennial students. Assessment and millennial students Cambridge, UK.
  14. Rich, M. (2009). A new generation of students and new technology: applying the student experience to employment. Higher Education Academy Business Management Accounting and Finance conference Cardiff, UK.
  15. Rich, M. (2009). Blending web 1.0 and web 2.0 instructional resources: experience from a web based informal learning syetsm. E-learning 2.0 conference, Brunel London.
  16. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2008). Designing an informal learning network for management development: a contradiction in terms. EDINEB (Educational Innovation in Economics and Business) Conference 11-13 June, Malaga, Spain.
  17. Rich, M., Holtham, C. and Brown, A. (2008). Millennial students, non-formal learning, and the first year experience. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) 7th International Conference 15-16 May, London.
  18. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2008). Developing the architecture of a large-scale informal e-learning network. TENCompetence Open Workshop: Empowering Learners for Lifelong Competence Development: pedagogical, organisational and technological issues 10-11 April, Hotel Santo Domingo, Madrid.
  19. Rich, M. (2008). Millennial students and technology choices for information searching. European conference on research methods London, UK.
  20. Rich, M. (2008). Millennial students� voices: reflections on their use of technology. Society for Research into Higher Education Liverpool.
  21. Rich, M. (2008). A new generation of students and new technology - synthesising the issues. Higher Education Academy key contacts symposium London, UK.
  22. Rich, M. (2008). A New Generation of Students and New Technology: Some Emerging Issues. Higher Education Academy, Business Management Accounting and Finance conference Edinburgh, UK.
  23. Rich, M. (2007). Millennial students, approaches to learning, and independent research skills. European conference on research methods Lisbon.
  24. Smart, J., Plymouth, U.O. and Rich, M. (2007). New roles, information literacy, and new opportunities for developing scholarship. Higher Education Academy, Business Management Accounting and Finance conference Aston Business School, Birmingham.
  25. Rich, M. (2007). A New Generation and New Technology: Exploring the Relationship Among Business and Management Students. Society for research into higher education conference Brighton, UK.
  26. Rich, M. (2006). Embedding reflective practice in undergraduate business and management dissertations. European Conference on Research Methods Dublin.
  27. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2006). Individuality and identity: students� responses to learning alone and learning collaboratively. SoTL conference London.
  28. Rich, M. (2006). Some experiences of using new technology to support face-to-face learning. Higher Education Academy subject centre (BMAF) conference Oxford.
  29. Smart, J., Plymouth, U.O. and Rich, M. (2006). "Win-win" - the benefits of successful collaboration for information professionals, teaching staff and students. E-literacy conference Loughborough.
  30. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2005). Building communities and building knowledge within a business school. EDINEB 2005 15-17 June, Antwerp, Belgium.
  31. Rich, M. (2005). Evolving a future curriculum for information systems in business (workshop). BEST (Higher education academy) London.
  32. Rich, M. (2005). Talking about teaching: a dialogue with students of information systems in business. SoTL London.
  33. Holtham, C., Brady, C., Lampel, J. and Rich, M. (2005). The role of physical space in simulations for business crisis management. SAGSET Portsmouth.
  34. Brown, A. and Rich, M. (2005). Underpinning students' information literacy through the scholarship of teaching and learning. European conference on research methods Paris.
  35. Childs, M., Knudsen, C., Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2005). Video should be making a broader impact on higher education: so what needs to be done? DIVERSE Fifth Conference on Video and Videoconferencing in Higher Education Vanderbilt University, TN.
  36. Rich, M. (2004). Information systems: teaching and learning for the next generation. SOTL 2004 London.
  37. Rich, M. (2004). What's the point of IT. E-learn 2003 Phoenix AZ.
  38. Brown, A., Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2003). Information Literacy for starting MBAs - issues and dynamics. BEST (Business Education Support Team) conference 2003 Brighton.
  39. Brown, A. and Rich, M. (2003). Supporting Information Literacy for starting MBAs through Action Research. The 2nd European Conference in Research Methods, Reading Reading.
  40. Holtham, C., Murphy, C. and Rich, M. (2002). Business information systems: a multi-disciplinary perspective on the scholarship of teaching and learning. SOTL 2002: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference .
  41. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2002). Making space for twenty first century management learning. EDINEB Guadalajara, Mexico.
  42. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2001). Barriers to academic take up of computer mediated communications and video technologies ? the comfort factor. Technology in education and training Prague.
  43. Rich, M. (2000). Teaching and Learning about the Virtual Organisation. Proceedings of EDEN research workshop .
  44. Rich, M. (1999). A learning community on the Internet - some lessons from using the web. AIS Milwaukee.
  45. Rich, M. (1998). Requirements for use of information networks in learning. In-tele Strasbourg.
  46. Rich, M. (1997). A learning community on the Internet - an exercise with masters students. AIS Indianapolis.
  47. Rich, M. (1995). Building a case study on the world wide web. ICCE '95 Singapore.

Journal Articles (12)

  1. Brown, A., Holtham, C., Rich, M. and Dove, A. (2015). Twenty-First Century Managers and Intuition: An Exploratory Example of Pedagogic Change for Business Undergraduates. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 13(3), pp. 349–375. doi:10.1111/dsji.12066.
  2. Rich, M.G. (2015). Reflection-in-addition: using reflective logs to build research into undergraduate projects. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 13(2), pp. 85–93.
  3. Brown, A., Rich, M. and Holtham, C. (2014). Student engagement and learning: Case study of a new module for business undergraduates at Cass business school. Journal of Management Development, 33(6), pp. 603–619. doi:10.1108/JMD-04-2014-0038.
  4. Rich, M.G. (2014). Learning research methods: how personalised should we be? Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 12(2), pp. 131–138.
  5. Holtham, C. and Rich, M. (2012). Non-formal management learning through electronic experiential fiction. Journal of Management Development, 31(3), pp. 287–297. doi:10.1108/02621711211208916.
  6. Rich, M. (2011). Student research in a web 2 world: learning to use new technology to gather primary data. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 9(1), pp. 78–86.
  7. Rich, M. (2010). Embedding reflective practice in undergraduate business and management dissertations. International Journal of Management in Education, 9(1), pp. 57–66.
  8. Rich, M. (2008). Millennial Students and Technology Choices for Information Searching. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 6(1), pp. 73–76.
  9. Rich, M. and Smart, J. (2006). Win-win: the benefits of successful collaboration for information professionals, teaching staff and students. ITALICS (Innovation in Teaching And Learning in Information and Computer Sciences), 5(4) .
  10. Rich, M. and Brown, A. (2006). Underpinning students' information literacy through the scholarship of teaching and learning. Higher Education Review, 38(2), pp. 60–76.
  11. Rich, M. and Holtham, C. (2005). New technology in learning: A decade's experience in a business school. British Journal of Educational Technology, 36(4), pp. 677–679. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8535.2005.00545.x.
  12. Brown, A., Rich, M. and Holtham, C. (2003). Supporting information literacy for starting MBAs through action research. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 2(1), pp. 11–20.

Reports (2)

  1. Rich, M. (2012). Combining formal and informal learning for undergraduate management students based in London. Forthcoming - will be published in early 2012.
  2. Rich, M. and Chan, D. (2010). Responding to the millennial generation. London: Centre for Information Leadership, City University London.

Course Directorship

- 2012 - present, BSc Management, Director

Editorial Activities (3)

  1. Journal of Management Development, Referee, 2013 – present.
  2. International Journal of Management Education, Referee, 2008 – present.
  3. Electronic journal of E-learning, Referee, 2004 – present.

Events/Conferences (67)

  1. PedRIO masters conference. (Conference) (2016).
    Paper: Redesigning curricula for professional development masters: is the future more important than the present?
    Author: Holtham C
    Co-authors: Rich M
  2. European conference on research methods. (Conference) Malta (2015).
    Paper: Reflection-in-addition: using reflective logs to build research into undergraduate projects
    Author: Rich M
  3. EDiNEB. (Conference) Brighton, UK (2015).
    Paper: Integrating non-formal learning into formal management education: a workshop to explore possibilities
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Ropes D
  4. EDiNEB. (Conference) (2015).
    Paper: Integrating non-formal learning into formal management education: some theoretical and practical issues
    Author: Ropes D
    Co-authors: Rich M
  5. Association of Business Schools Teaching and Learning Conference. (Conference) York, UK (2015).
    Paper: Deep reflection and first year students: how can reflection prepare students for a complex world?
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Brown A, Dove A, Holtham C
  6. European conference on reseach methods. (Conference) London (programme chair for 2014) (2014). Chair.
  7. European conference on research methods. (Conference) London (2014).
    Paper: Learning research methods: how personalised should we be?
    Author: Rich M
  8. EDiNEB. (Conference) Limerick, Ireland (2014).
    Paper: Learning from the outside in: incorporating external collaboration into a management degree
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Palmer P, Daniell I, Compton R
  9. Association of Business Schools Teaching and Learning Conference. (Conference) Birmingham, UK (2014).
    Paper: Getting it Right: an Iterative Process of Reviewing and Revising First Year Modules
    Author: Brown A
    Co-authors: Rich M, Holtham C
  10. Moodle Moot. (Workshop) Dublin, Ireland (2013).
    Paper: Straight from the mouths of students - informing Moodle development through student-led research and discussions
    Author: Norris L
    Co-authors: Rich M
  11. European Conference on Research Methods. (Conference) Guimaraes, Portugal (2013).
    Paper: Everyday Ethics for Student Research Projects
    Author: Rich M
  12. EDiNEB. (Conference) Milton Keynes (2013).
    Paper: Innovating in the first year business studies curriculum for contemporary business skills,
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Brown A, Holtham C
  13. CSEDU. (Conference) Aachen, Germany (2013).
    Paper: Advanced learning environments 2016
    Author: Holtham C
    Co-authors: Rich M, Norris L
  14. Association of Business Schools Teaching and Learning Conference. (Conference) Nottingham, UK (2013).
    Paper: Incorporating innovative personalisation into a range of business school courses
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Holtham C, Brown A
  15. ABS/HEA teaching and learning conference. (Conference) Nottingham (2012). Organising Committee.
  16. ABS/HEA teaching and learning conference. (Conference) Nottingham (2012). Organising Committee.
  17. EABIS experiential learning workshop. (Workshop) Paris, France (2012).
    Paper: Evaluating business students’ experiential learning, using analytics and learning styles
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Holtham C, Brown A, Dove A
  18. Interenational Blended Learning Conference. (Conference) Hatfield, UK (2012).
    Paper: Blending transmissive and didactic learning, and physical and digital channels, in the redesign of a professional degree
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Brown A
  19. European Group for Organisational Studies colloquium. (Conference) Helsinki, Finland (2012).
    Paper: Liquid learning: re-de-signing undergraduate education
    Author: Holtham C
    Co-authors: Rich M, Brown A, Dove A
  20. European Conference on Research Methods. (Conference) Bolton, UK (2012).
    Paper: Using technology to support and monitor independent learners
    Author: Rich M
  21. Association of Business Schools teaching and learning conference. (Conference) Manchester, UK (2012).
    Paper: Managing redesign of a business degree
    Author: Brown A
    Co-authors: Rich M, Holtham C
  22. Association for learning technology conference. (Conference) Manchester, UK (2012).
    Paper: How can lecture capture enhance, and not just capture, teaching
    Author: Pamplin M
    Co-authors: Rich M, Partington S
  23. Higher Education Academy subject centre conference for Business Management Accounting and Finance. (Conference) Bournemouth, UK (2011).
    Paper: After the financial crisis: preparing graduates for a dramatic change in employers’ expectations
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: Holtham C, Brown A, Dove A
  24. European Conference on Research Methods. (Conference) Caen, France (2011).
    Paper: Balancing Guidance and Independence in Student Learning of Research Skills
    Author: Rich M
  25. European Conference on Research Methods. (Conference) Caen, France (2011).
    Paper: Researching Innovation in Teaching Methods for Business School Courses
    Author: Brown A
    Co-authors: Rich M
  26. London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference. (Conference) (2010).
    Paper: Scholarship in a changing learning culture: Meeting students' expectations
    Author: Rich M
  27. Higher Education Academy subject centre conference for Business Management Accounting and Finance. (Conference) Newcastle (2010).
    Paper: Assessing Millennial Students: Technology Choices and Competences
    Author: Rich M
  28. Higher Education Academy subject centre conference for Business Management Accounting and Finance. (Conference) Newcastle (2010).
    Paper: Authentic assignments versus project based activity assignments – A comparison
    Author: Brown A
    Co-authors: M Rich, C Holtham
  29. European conference on research methods. (Conference) Madrid (2010).
    Paper: Student learning in a web 2 world
    Author: Rich M
  30. EDiNEB conference. (Conference) London (2010).
    Paper: Combining Formal and Informal Learning for Undergraduate Management Students Based in London
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: A Brown
  31. EDiNEB conference. (Conference) London (2010).
    Paper: Developing an innovative informal learning capability for sector-wide management education
    Author: Holtham C
    Co-authors: M Rich
  32. EABIS experiential learning workshop. (Conference) Berlin (2010).
    Paper: Constructivism and creativity in management learning
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: C Holtham
  33. Assessment and millennial students. (Workshop) Cambridge, UK (2009). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Responding to millennial students
    Author: Rich M
  34. Higher Education Academy Business Management Accounting and Finance conference. (Conference) Cardiff, UK (2009).
    Paper: A new generation of students and new technology: applying the student experience to employment
    Author: Rich M
  35. European conference on research methods. (Conference) Malta (2009).
    Paper: Millennial students and information literacy: educating for employment
    Author: Rich M
  36. E-learning 2.0 conference, Brunel. (Conference) London (2009).
    Paper: Blending web 1.0 and web 2.0 instructional resources: experience from a web based informal learning syetsm
    Author: Rich M
  37. European conference on research methods. (Conference) London (2008). Organising Committee.
  38. Higher Education Academy key contacts symposium. (Workshop) London, UK (2008). Invited speaker.
    Paper: A new generation of students and new technology - synthesising the issues
    Author: Rich M
  39. Society for Research into Higher Education. (Conference) Liverpool (2008).
    Paper: Millennial students’ voices: reflections on their use of technology
    Author: Rich M
  40. Scholarship of teaching and learning conference. (Conference) London (2008).
    Paper: Millennial students, non-formal learning, and the first year experience
    Author: Rich M
    Co-authors: C Holtham, A Brown
  41. Higher Education Academy, Business Management Accounting and Finance conference. (Conference) Edinburgh, UK (2008).
    Paper: A New Generation of Students and New Technology: Some Emerging Issues
    Author: Rich M
  42. European conference on research methods. (Conference) London, UK (2008).
    Paper: Millennial students and technology choices for information searching
    Author: Rich M
  43. Edineb. (Conference) Malaga, Spain (2008).
    Paper: Designing an informal learning network for management development: a contradiction in terms
    Author: Holtham C
    Co-authors: M Rich
  44. Society for research into higher education conference. (Conference) Brighton, UK (2007).
    Paper: A New Generation and New Technology: Exploring the Relationship Among Business and Management Students
    Author: Rich M
  45. Higher Education Academy, Business Management Accounting and Finance conference. (Conference) Aston Business School, Birmingham (2007).
    Paper: New roles, information literacy, and new opportunities for developing scholarship
    Author: J Smart, University of Plymouth
  46. SoTL conference. (Conference) London (2006).
    Paper: Individuality and identity: students’ responses to learning alone and learning collaboratively.
    Author: C. Holtham
  47. Higher Education Academy subject centre (BMAF) conference. (Conference) Oxford (2006).
    Paper: Some experiences of using new technology to support face-to-face learning
  48. European Conference on Research Methods. (Conference) Dublin (2006).
    Paper: Embedding reflective practice in undergraduate business and management dissertations
  49. E-literacy conference. (Conference) Loughborough (2006).
    Paper: "Win-win" - the benefits of successful collaboration for information professionals, teaching staff and students
    Co-authors: J. Smart, University of Plymouth
  50. SoTL. London (2005).
    Paper: Talking about teaching: a dialogue with students of information systems in business
  51. SAGSET. Portsmouth (2005).
    Paper: The role of physical space in simulations for business crisis management
    Co-authors: C Holtham, C Brady, J Lampel
  52. European conference on research methods. (Conference) Paris (2005).
    Paper: Underpinning students' information literacy through the scholarship of teaching and learning
    Co-authors: A Brown
  53. EDINEB. Antwerp (2005).
    Paper: Building communities and building knowledge within a business school
    Co-authors: C Holtham
  54. DIVERSE. Nashville (2005).
    Paper: Video should be making a broader impact on higher education: so what needs to be done?
    Co-authors: C Holtham, C Knudsen, M Child
  55. BEST (Higher education academy). London (2005).
    Paper: Evolving a future curriculum for information systems in business (workshop)
  56. SOTL 2004. London (2004).
    Paper: Information systems: teaching and learning for the next generation
  57. E-learn 2003. Phoenix AZ (2004).
    Paper: What's the point of IT
  58. The 2nd European Conference in Research Methods, Reading. (Conference) Reading (2003).
    Paper: Supporting Information Literacy for starting MBAs through Action Research
    Co-authors: Ann Brown
  59. BEST (Business Education Support Team) conference 2003. (Conference) Brighton (2003).
    Paper: Information Literacy for starting MBAs - issues and dynamics
    Co-authors: Ann Brown, Clive Holtham
  60. SOTL conference. (Conference) (2002).
    Paper: Business information systems: a multi-disciplinary perspective on the scholarship of teaching and learning
    Co-authors: Holtham C. and C Murphy
  61. EDINEB. Guadalajara, Mexico (2002).
    Paper: Making space for twenty first century management learning
    Co-authors: Clive Holtham
  62. Technology in education and training. Prague (2001).
    Paper: Barriers to academic take up of computer mediated communications and video technologies ? the comfort factor
    Co-authors: Clive Holtham
  63. Proceedings of EDEN research workshop. (Workshop) (2000).
    Paper: Teaching and Learning about the Virtual Organisation
  64. AIS. Milwaukee (1999).
    Paper: A learning community on the Internet - some lessons from using the web
  65. In-tele. Strasbourg (1998).
    Paper: Requirements for use of information networks in learning
  66. AIS. Indianapolis (1997).
    Paper: A learning community on the Internet - an exercise with masters students
  67. ICCE '95. Singapore (1995).
    Paper: Building a case study on the world wide web