Bob Hamilton

Emeritus ProfessorBob Hamilton

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Research Interests

Research interests include small business development, particularly (a) growth paths and (b) relationships among strategy, resource abse, and performance. Also work in areas of industry economics, including the international trading performance of NZ industries. Some work developing in strategic management centered on the interaction between governance and strategy.

Recent Publications

  • Morrish S. and Hamilton R. (2022) Portfolio Entrepreneurs: Structure, Strategy and Management of Business Groups. Journal of Small Business Strategy 2(32)
  • de Vries HP. and Hamilton RT. (2021) Smaller businesses and the christchurch earthquakes: A longitudinal study of individual and organizational resilience. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 56
  • Jeremiah F., Mills C. and Hamilton R. (2021) ‘Who am I?’ Self-identity conflict and franchisor exit. International Studies of Management and Organization
  • Ng PY. and Hamilton RT. (2021) Socioemotional wealth and the innovativeness of family SMEs in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Hamilton RT. and Ng PY. (2019) The innovation paradox and survival of family firms in the United Arab Emirates. Lisbon: European Academy of Management, 26-28 Jun 2019.