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Dr Adam Shore

Dr Adam Shore

Telephone: 0151 231 8196

Biography

Dr Adam Shore was appointed as the Academic Director of Liverpool Business School at Liverpool John Moores University in January 2018. Previously he was an Associate Professor and Director of Learning and Teaching for the School of Management at Swansea University. Adam’s role at LBS 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.

Languages

Spanish; Castilian

Degrees

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

Academic appointments

Director Academic - Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores, 2018 - present

Publications

Journal article

Pittaway LA, Gazzard J, Shore A, Williamson T. 2015. Student clubs: experiences in entrepreneurial learning Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 27 :127-153 >DOI >Public Url

Kelbert M, Sazonov I, Shore AP. 2005. Simulating the Continuous Time Problem of Optimal Choice of New Business Quality Technology & Quantitative Management, 2 :189-200 >DOI

Report

Shore A, Hannon P. 2012 Survey of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education. National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education.

Conference publication

Shore A, Edwards C, Penaluna K. ACE – A strategic review International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference

Shore A, Edwards C, Latreille P. Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp 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

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

Pittaway L, Gazzard J, Shore A, Williamson T. Entrepreneurial learning through student clubs USA Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

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

Shore A, Pittaway L, Bortolotti T. Entrepreneurial learning from failure 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. The impact of grief on entrepreneurial learning British Academy of Management Conference >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. Evaluating Entrepreneurial Learning from Failure Through a Grief Lens International Small Business and Entreprneneurship >Public Url

Thesis/Dissertation

Shore AP. Assessing the impact of grief on entrepreneurial learning from failure Pittaway L, Bortolotti T.

Engagement & Impact

External committees:

Learning Teaching and Student Experience, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Committee Member

Fellowships:

Fellow Chartered Management Institute, CMI

Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy, HEA