Andy Adcroft

Professor Andy Adcroft


Deputy Dean of Surrey Business School
+44 (0)1483 682007
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PA: Donna Shanks
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Academic and research departments

Surrey Business School.

Biography

Affiliations and memberships

Royal Society of Arts
National Teaching Fellow and a Fellow

Research

Research interests

Research collaborations

My teaching

My publications

Publications

Books

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Johal, S. with Adcroft, A. (1994) Cars: Analysis, History, Cases, Berghahn Books, Oxford, UK.

Contributions to Books

Adcroft, A. (2013) Enquiry Based Feedback in Doyle, E., Buckley, P. and Carroll, C. in Innovative Business School Teaching: Engaging the Millennial Generation, Routledge, UK. (forthcoming)

Adcroft, A. (2013) Strategy in Sport in Beech, J. and Chadwick, S. The Business of Sport Management, Prentice Hall, UK. (forthcoming)

Adcroft, A. (2008) Foreword in Dhaliwal, S. Making a Fortune: Learning from the Asian Phenomenon, Wiley, UK

Dhaliwal, S. and Adcroft, A. (2007) Accurate Portrayal or Lazy Stereotype? The changing nature of the Asian Business Sector in the UK in Dowling, M and Schmude, J. (eds) Empirical Entrepreneurship in Europe: New Perspectives, Edward Elgar, UK.

Williams, K., Cutler, T., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (2006) Against Lean Production in Bennett, D. (ed) Operations Management I, Sage, UK.

Williams, K., Cutler, T., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (2003) Against Lean Production in Lewis, M. A. and Slack, N. (eds) Operations Management: critical perspectives on business and management, Routledge, UK.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A., Johal, S. and Willis, R. (2002) Management Practice or Structural Factors: The Case of America versus Japan in the Car Industry in Tolliday, S. (ed) Economic Development of Modern Japan 1945-1995: From Occupation to the Bubble Economy, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK.

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2000) Innovation or Optimisation: Facing up to the challenge of the global economy in Barry, J., Chandler, J., Clark, H., Johnston, R. and Needle, D. (eds) Organisation and Management: A critical text, International Thomson Business Press, Reading, UK.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1997) The Myth of the Line: Ford's production of the model T at Highland Park 1909-1916 in Fitzgerald, R. and Rowley, C. (eds) Human Resources and the Firm in International Perspective, Edward Elgar Publishing, London, UK.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1996) The Limits of Management: Problems of the average car company in Glover, I. And Hughes, M. (eds) The Professional Managerial Class: Contemporary British management in the pursuer mode, Avebury, Aldershot, UK.

Haslam, C., Williams, K., Adcroft, A., Johal, S. and Williams, J. (1996) Learning from Japan: The yeast for Britain's manufacturing regeneration in Darby, J. (ed) Japan and the European Periphery, Palgrave Macmillan, UK.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1995) Beyond Management: Problems of the average car company in Babson, S. (ed) Lean Work: Empowerment and exploitation in the global auto industry, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, USA.

Refereed Papers

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2013) Do those who benefit the most need it the least? An experiment in Enquiry Based Feedback in Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education (forthcoming)

Adcroft A. and Taylor, D. (2013) Support for new career academics: an integrated model for research intensive university business and management schools in Studies in High Education (forthcoming)

Adcroft, A. and Teckman, J. (2011) Team Dynamics in International Test Match Cricket in Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, volume 1, number 1.

Adcroft, A. (2011) Developing a conceptual model for career support for new academics in International Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, volume 22, number 1.

Adcroft, A. (2010) Speaking the Same Language? Perceptions of feedback amongst academic staff and students in a School of Law in The Law Teacher volume 44, number 3.

Adcroft, A. (2010) The motivations to study and expectations of studying of undergraduate students in business and management in Journal of Further and Higher Education volume 35, number 4.

Adcroft, A. (2010) The Mythology of Feedback in Higher Education Research and Development volume 30, number 4.

Adcroft, A. (2010) The motivations to study of undergraduate students in management: The impact of degree programme and level of study in International Journal of Management Education, volume 9, issue 1.

Adcroft, A. and Lockwood, A. (2010) Enhancing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: An organic approach in Teaching in Higher Education, volume 15, number 5.

Adcroft, A., Teckman, J. and Willis, J. (2010) Is higher education in the UK becoming more competitive? in International Journal of Public Sector Management, volume 23, issue 6.

Adcroft, A. and Teckman, J. (2009) Taking Sport Seriously in Management Decision, Volume 47, Number 1.

Adcroft, A. and Dhaliwal, S. (2009) Disconnections in management theory and practice in Journal of Management Philosophy, Volume 7, Number 3.

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2008) A snapshot of strategy research 2002-2006 in Journal of Management History, Volume 14, Number 4.

Adcroft, A. and Teckman, J. (2008) A new look at the sports paradigm for business: performing isn't enough in Journal of Business Strategy, Volume 29, Number 5.

Adcroft, A. and Teckman, J. (2008) Theories, Concepts and the Rugby World Cup: Using management to understand sport in Management Decision, Volume 46, Issue 4.

Adcroft, A., Willis, R. and Hurst, J. (2008) A new model for managing change: the holistic view in Journal of Business Strategy, Volume 29, Number 1.

Adcroft, A., Dhaliwal, S., Miller, G. and Walsh, P. (2007) Theory and Practice, Strategy and Sustainability in Management Decision, Volume 45, Number 1.

Willis, R. and Adcroft, A. (2006) Post-Modernism, Deprofessionalisation and Commodification: The Outcomes of Performance Measurement in Higher Education in The Journal of Finance and Management in the Public Services, Volume 6, Number 1.

Dhaliwal, S. and Adcroft, A., (2005) Sustainability And Ethnic Minority Businesses: An examination of the Asian Business Sector in the UK in The Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, Volume 1, Number 1.

Adcroft, A., Dhaliwal, S. and Willis, R. (2005) Insatiable Demand or Academic Supply? Is there really a value in entrepreneurship education? in European Business Review, Volume 17, Issue 6.

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2005) The (un)Intended Outcome of Performance Measurement in the Public Sector in The International Journal of Public Sector Management Volume 18, Number 5.

Chaharbaghi, K., Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2005) Organisations, Transformability and the Dynamics of Strategy in Management Decision Volume 43, Number 1.

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2005) Commodification or Transformation? Measuring performance in the public sector in International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 4.

Adcroft, A., Willis, R. and Clarke-Hill, C. (2004) A European Perspective on the Revolutionary School of Management in European Business Review, Issue 3.

Adcroft, A., Willis, R. and Dhaliwal, S. (2004) Missing the Point? Management education and entrepreneurship in Management Decision, Volume 42, Number 3-4.

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (Autumn 2002) Looking in the Wrong Direction in Critical Quarterly (Tate Modern) Volume 44, No.3.

Floyd, D., Willis, R. and Adcroft, A. (November 1999) Economic Policy Making in the UK: To what extent should it be endorsed by other EU member countries in European Business Review, Volume 99, Number 4.

Adcroft, A. (April 1998) Lessons from the recession in Management Decision, Volume 36, Number 2.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A., Johal, S. and Willis, R. (Summer 1996) A Fallen Idol: Japanese management in the 1990s in Asia Pacific Economic Review, Special Edition.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A., Johal, S. and Willis, R. (November 1995) Cyclical Recovery verses Structural Problems: The European car industry in the 1990s in Journal of Engineering Management Volume 8, Number 4.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A., Johal, S. and Willis, R. (May 1995) The crisis of cost recovery and the waste of the industrialised nations in Competition and Change: The journal of global political economy, Volume 1, Number 1.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A., Johal, S. and Willis, R. (February 1995) Management Practice or Structural Factors: The case of America verses Japan in the car industry in Journal of Economic and Industrial Democracy, Volume 16, Number 1.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (January 1995) Der Mythos des Fliessbandes: Die production des Model T 1909-1916 in Entwicklung, Number 1.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1995) Leyland Daf: A case of negative European integration in Local Economy, Volume 4, Number 3.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (February 1994) Defend the Social Settlement: A memo for Labour in Renewal, Volume 2, Number 1.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (July 1993) The Myth of the Line: Ford's production of the model T at Highland Park 1909-1916 in Business History, Volume 5, Number 3.

Williams, K., Adcroft, A. and Haslam, C. (April 1993) The Good Deal Gone Bad in Global Labour, Volume 1, Number 1.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (February 1993) Too Much Reality in Renewal Volume 1, Number 1.

Williams, K., Cutler, T., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (August 1992) Against Lean Production in Economy and Society, Volume 21, Number 3.

Guest Editorships

Management Decision special edition entitled Taking Sport Seriously in 2008 with Teckman, J.

Management Decision special edition entitled Organisations, Transformability and the Dynamics of Strategy in 2005 with Chaharbaghi, K. and Willis, R.

Management Decision special edition entitled Theory and Practice: Strategy and Sustainability in 2006 with Dhaliwal, S., Miller, G. and Walsh, P.

Other Papers

Teckman, J. and Adcroft, A. (2008) Whose standards are they anyway? The need for competitive spirit in public sector management in 360o The Ashridge Journal, Autumn.

Adcroft, A. and Willis, R. (2007) Commodification or Transformation? Measuring performance in the public sector in The Management Journal, Institute of Productivity and Management, Volume 8

Adcroft, A., Dhaliwal, S. and Willis, R. (2006) Insatiable Demand or Academic Supply? Is there really a value in entrepreneurship education? in ICFAI Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, September.

Adcroft, A., Dhaliwal, S. and Willis, R. (2006) Insatiable Demand or Academic Supply: Does entrepreneurship education actually have a point? National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship Working Paper 008/2006.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1994) Japanese Foreign Direct Investment: The case for regulation, University of Birmingham Occasional Papers on Business, Number 10.

Adcroft, A., Haslam, C. and Johal, S. (April 1993) The Hollowing Out of UK Manufacturing: Some suggestions for intervention in Transport and General Workers Union Conference Report.

Williams, K., Thompson, P., Haslam, C., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1993) Leyland Daf: The good deal gone bad, University of East London Occasional Papers on Business, Economy and Society, Number 12.

Williams, K., Haslam, C., Williams, J., Adcroft, A. and Johal, S. (1992) Factories or Warehouses: Japanese foreign direct investment in the UK and USA, University of East London Occasional Papers on Business, Economy and Society, Number 6.

Adcroft, A., Cutler, T., Haslam, C., Williams, J. and Williams, K. (1991) Hanson and ICI: The consequences of financial engineering, University of East London Occasional Papers on Business, Economy and Society, Number 2.