Dr Adam Shore is the Director of the School of Business and Management, and has worked at LJMU since January 2018. Previously he was an Associate Professor and Director of Learning and Teaching for the School of Management at Swansea University having taught within the Business School for over 10 years.
Adam’s role as School Director is wide reaching, having responsibility for student experience, teaching enhancement, internationalisation, and the promotion of high-quality research and enterprise. Adam is passionate about the student experience, and is a strong advocate of student voice, partnership and co-creation.
In 2004 Adam co-founded Dynamic Rock climbing centre, and drew upon this experience to develop a suite of modules in the area or entrepreneurship and business start-up, with a focus on authentic assessment methods. This continued real-world experience helps to inform his teaching and leadership style, promoting an entrepreneurial culture.
His research interests are in entrepreneurial learning, with a focus on grief and the impact this has on the ability of the individual to learn from mistakes. With a background in actuarial statistics, he uses a mixed methods approach to studying entrepreneurial phenomena.
Adam is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Chartered Management institute and a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools’ Learning, Teaching and Student Experience committee.
Adam was amongst the first in the country to become a Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE) and now serves on the CMBE Professional Standards Board.
Adam was appointed as a Board Director for the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education in August 2019.
2017, Swansea University, Wales, PhD Entrepreneurial Learning
2006, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, MPhil Stochastic Processes
2002, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, BSc (Hons) Actuarial Studies
Director, School of Business and Management, Liverpool John Moores, 2018 - present
Kelbert M, Sazonov I, Shore AP. Simulating the Continuous Time Problem of Optimal Choice of New Business Quality Technology & Quantitative Management, 2 :189-200 DOI
Shore AP. Assessing the impact of grief on entrepreneurial learning from failure Pittaway L, Bortolotti T.
Shore A, Pittaway L, Bortolotti T. Evaluating Entrepreneurial Learning from Failure Through a Grief Lens International Small Business and Entreprneneurship Public Url
Davies P, Shore A. DIGICAT: Digitising student choice through media, review and visualisation Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference
Shore A, Pittaway L, Bortolotti T. The impact of grief on entrepreneurial learning British Academy of Management Conference Public Url
Shore A, Kutar M, Howard D, Mitussis D, Drearden N. Modes and outcomes of a cross-institutional learning & teaching network development
Shore A, Pittaway L, Bortolotti T. Entrepreneurial learning from failure British Academy of Management Conference Public Url
Shore A, Rich N, Pittaway L. An empirical investigation of the impact of regenerative failures on entrepreneurial learning British Academy of Management Conference Public Url
Pittaway L, Gazzard J, Shore A, Williamson T. Entrepreneurial learning through student clubs USA Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)
Pittaway L, Gazzard J, Shore A, Williamson T. Entrepreneurial learning through experience: The hidden role of student clubs Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference
Shore A, Hannon P. Mapping of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: 2012 Survey Findings Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference
Shore A, Edwards C, Latreille P. Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference
Shore A, Edwards C, Penaluna K. ACE – A strategic review International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference
Shore A, Hannon P. 2012 Survey of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education. National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education.
Engagement & Impact
Membership of professional bodies:
Board Director, National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, http://ncee.org.uk/. 2019
Learning Teaching and Student Experience, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Committee Member. 2016
Fellow Chartered Management Institute, CMI.
Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy, HEA.