Before joining the Liverpool Business School, Dr. Bin Gao has been a doctoral researcher at the Adam Smith Business School, the University of Glasgow, working on research project and lecturing, tutorial and assessment services.
Bin has also received degrees of MSc. in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the University of Liverpool, and in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde.
The project that his PhD was based on is a multi-disciplinary piece of work involving both external academic partners and practitioners. His thesis and associated research deal with service innovation within SMEs. The research was triggered by a Scottish Funding Council project: Creating Culture of Innovation (CCoI), in which design-led interventions were employed to encourage service innovation.
In particular, He is interested in leveraging knowledge exchange to develop innovative solutions, especially within an enterprising and entrepreneurial settings.
Regarding publishing, he is currently working with researchers from the Glasgow School of Art on a research monologue in relation to CCoI. He is also, as lead author on a number of publishing projects. He would welcome the opportunity to collaborate with researchers interested in service innovation, knowledge management, and entrepreneurship.
Bin is currently working at the Liverpool Business School as a lecturer in management, teaching Managing Project (L6), Organisational Behaviour (L5), and Accounting and Finance (L5) as a member of programmes.
2017, Adam Smith Business School, the University of Glasgow, Scotland, Ph.D. in Management
2011, the University of Liverpool, England, MSc. in Operations and Supply Chain Management
2010, the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, MSc. in Marketing
Knowledge Exchange for Service Innovations in SMEs: the Case of CCoI, The International Conference on Innovation & Knowledge Management (iKM2017), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Oral presentation. 2017
Service Innovation, SME’s and the design method: A Knowledge Perspective, the Inaugural Conference of the Centre of Service Excellence, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, Oral presentation. 2016
Service Innovation, SME’s and the design method: A Knowledge Perspective, Business and Management Pathway PhD Colloquium, The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, Poster presentation. 2015