Dr Adam Shore is the Director of Liverpool Business School 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 the head of the business school 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 Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Chartered Management institute and Chair 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 of Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, 2023 - present
Director, School of Business and Management, Liverpool John Moores, 2018 - 2023
Yadav MP, Tandon P, Singh AB, Shore A, Gaur P. 2022. Exploring time and frequency linkages of green bond with renewable energy and crypto market Annals of Operations Research, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Bag S, Rahman MS, Srivastava G, Shore A, Ram P. 2022. Examining the role of virtue ethics and big data in enhancing viable, sustainable, and digital supply chain performance Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 186 DOI Publisher Url Public Url
Pittaway LA, Gazzard J, Shore A, Williamson T. 2015. Student clubs: experiences in entrepreneurial learning Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 27 :127-153 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Wall T, Sachikonye C, Carline L, Shore A, Stevens M, Brown J, Skritsovali K, Hindley A, Parasram I, Tyreman S, Westcott C, Harvey R, Carpenter B. 2023. Social Value at Universities: Policy and Practice Guidance Social Value at Universities: Policy and Practice Guidance Publisher Url Public Url
Shore A, Hannon P. 2012 Survey of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education. National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education.
Shore A, Dinning T. 2022. Experiential learning: using live projects as a conduit for civic engagement and 'clinical' business practice ISBE Conference Proceedings, ISBE 2022 Public Url
Durowoju O, Holmes H, Shore A, Knight C, Passi P. 2021. Eliminating the Award Gap through Sustained Panel Discussions Forum - A Regional Collaborative Approach LTSE - 2021 Conference Proceedings, Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching & Student Experience Conference 2021 2021 :124-125 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Shore A, Pittaway L, Bortolotti T. 2018. Evaluating Entrepreneurial Learning from Failure Through a Grief Lens International Small Business and Entreprneneurship Public Url
Shore A, Pittaway L, Bortolotti T. 2017. The impact of grief on entrepreneurial learning British Academy of Management Conference Public Url
Shore A, Rich N, Pittaway L. 2015. An empirical investigation of the impact of regenerative failures on entrepreneurial learning BAM2015 Conference Proceedings, British Academy of Management Conference Publisher Url Public Url
Davies P, Shore A. DIGICAT: Digitising student choice through media, review and visualisation Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference
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
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 AP. Assessing the impact of grief on entrepreneurial learning from failure Pittaway L, Bortolotti T.
Principal Fellow HEA, Advance HE. 2022
Fellow Chartered Management Institute, CMI.
Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy, HEA.
Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Chair, https://charteredabs.org/about-us/committees/. 2022
BITC NW Leadership Board, Business In The Community, Board member, https://www.bitc.org.uk/adam-shore/. 2021
CMBE Professional Standards Board, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Academic Member, https://charteredabs.org/cmbe/about-the-cmbe/. 2019
Learning Teaching and Student Experience, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Committee Member. 2016
Chartered Association of Business Schools - Learning Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Chair, https://charteredabs.org/events/ltse2022/#1646231529523-cc0f39bc-8196. 2022
Journal of Management Development, Associate Editor, https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/jmd?distinct_id=1857927e1bc1491-0fb31557d1b58d-17525635-13c680-1857927e1bd1af2&_ga=2.173639011.1929249340.1674642430-592009872.1640882651&_gl=1*11o0yqv*_ga*NTkyMDA5ODcyLjE2NDA4ODI2NTE.*_ga_45RWY1YP1V*MTY3NDY0MjQzMC42LjAuMTY3NDY0MjQzMC4wLjAuMA..#editorial-team. 2022
Membership of professional bodies:
Board Director, National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, http://ncee.org.uk/. 2019
Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE). 2019