Doctoral Researcher in Information Management
Josh Morton is a PhD candidate in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University, joining on a full time studentship in October 2014. He has a broad social science background, gaining an undergraduate Information Science degree from The University of Sheffield in 2012 (BSc) and a master’s degree from Loughborough University in 2014 (MSc). His doctoral research focuses on a case study based exploration of open strategy in organisations, supervised by Dr Alex Wilson and Dr Louise Cooke.
Open Strategy, Information Systems, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Crowdsourcing, Open Innovation, Collective Intelligence
Josh’s research seeks to gain increased understanding of how organisations are using web based collaboration platforms to increase participation and transparency in business strategy. The intention is to use a qualitative, case study research design to complete a final PhD submission made of at least 3 publishable, top journal articles and conference papers.
Dr Alex Wilson
Dr Louise Cooke
Working Thesis Title/Topic:
A case study based exploration of Open Strategy in organisations
Morton, J., Wilson, A. & Cooke, L., 2015. Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing in Open Strategy Initiatives. iFutures 2015 Proceedings: University of Sheffield, July 7, 2015 Sheffield, UK.
Morton, J., Beckford, J. & Cooke, L., 2015. A Rosetta Stone: Exploring the Potential Creation of a Tool for Translating Data Between Information Systems. (Working Journal paper).