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Helen Haugh

Helen Haugh

University Senior Lecturer in Community Enterprise
Director of the MPhil in Innovation, Strategy & Organisation Programme
Research Director, Centre for Social Innovation

BSc (UMIST), MA (Brunel University), PhD (Aberdeen University)

Research interests

Organisational theory and institutional theory; social and community entrepreneurship, corporate engagement with social issues and business ethics; qualitative research methods, particularly ethnography.

Subject group: Organisational Behaviour & Information Systems

Professional experience

Dr Haugh organised the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Community Enterprise Research Conferences in 2003, 2004 and 2006 respectively. In 2008 she established the Tata International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme, which offers final year undergraduate or postgraduate students at the University of Cambridge the opportunity to work on social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility projects within the Tata Group of Companies in India. Helen is a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN).

Previous appointments

Dr Haugh was previously a lecturer at the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Department of Management Studies, University of Aberdeen, where she taught strategic marketing, business policy, and management.

Selected publications

Here are a selection of Helen Haugh's publications. Please see the "Selected publications" tab above for a more comprehensive list.

Doherty, B., Haugh, H. and Lyon, F. (2014) "Social enterprises as hybrid organizations: a review and research agenda." International Journal of Management Reviews (DOI: 10.1111/ijmr.12028) (published online Jan 2014; forthcoming in print)

Haugh, H.M. and Talwar, A. (2010) "How do corporations embed sustainability across the organization?" Academy of Management Learning and Education, 9(3): 384-396

Di Domenico, H., Haugh, H. and Tracey, P. (2010) "Social bricolage: theorizing social value creation in social enterprise." Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 34(4): 681-703 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2010.00370.x)

Di Domenico, M., Tracey, P. and Haugh, H. (2009) "The dialectic of social exchange: theorising corporate-social enterprise collaboration." Organization Studies, 30(8): 887-907 (DOI: 10.1177/0170840609334954)

Di Domenico, M., Tracey, P. and Haugh, H. (2009) "Social economy involvement in public service delivery: community engagement and accountability." Regional Studies, 43(7): 981-992

Robson, P.J.A., Haugh, H.M. and Obeng, B.A. (2009) "Entrepreneurship and innovation in Ghana: enterprising Africa." Small Business Economics, 32(3): 331-350 (DOI: 10.1007/s11187-008-9121-2)

Journal articles

Haugh, H.M. and Pardy, W. (1999) "Community entrepreneurship in North East Scotland." International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 5(4)

Haugh, H.M. (2000) "Modernisation in a traditional industry." Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 7(3): 220-227

Haugh, H.M. and McKee, L. (2003) "'It's just like a family' - shared values in the family firm." Community, Work and Family, 6(2): 141-158

Haugh, H. and McKee, L. (2004) "The cultural paradigm of the smaller firm." Journal of Small Business Management, 42(4): 377-394

Haugh, H.M. and Robson, P.J.A. (2005) "Are Scottish firms meeting the ICT challenge? Result from a survey of enterprise." Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 17(3): 205-222

Haugh, H. (2005) "Iniciativa emprendedora social: más allá de los resultados económicos y los beneficios individuales: el efecto de la IES en las áreas rurales." Iniciativa Emprendedora Social, 48(Jul-Sep): 40-55

Haugh, H. (2005) "The role of social enterprise in regional development." International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2(4): 346-357

Haugh, H. and Rubery, E. (2005) "Educating managers to lead community enterprises." International Journal of Public Administration, 28(9/10): 887-902

Tracey, P., Phillips, N. and Haugh, H. (2005) "Beyond philanthropy: community enterprise as a basis for corporate citizenship." Journal of Business Ethics, 58(4): 327-344

Haugh, H. (2005) "A research agenda for social entrepreneurship." Social Enterprise Journal, 1(1): 1-12

Haugh, H. (2006) "Community-led social venture creation." Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31(2): 161-182

Haugh, H. (2007) "New strategies for a sustainable society: the growing contribution of social entrepreneurship." Business Ethics Quarterly, 17(4): 743-750

Haugh, H. (2007) "Community-led social venture creation." Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 31(2): 161-182 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2007.00168.x)

Haugh, H. and Kitson, M. (2007) "The Third Way and the third sector: New Labour's economic policy and the social economy." Cambridge Journal of Economics, 31(6): 973-994

Brady, A. and Haugh, H. (2007) "Social entrepreneurship and networks." Journal of Finance and Management in Public Services, 6(3): 29-44

Di Domenico, M., Tracey, P. and Haugh, H. (2009) "The dialectic of social exchange: theorising corporate-social enterprise collaboration." Organization Studies, 30(8): 887-907 (DOI: 10.1177/0170840609334954)

Robson, P.J.A., Haugh, H.M. and Obeng, B.A. (2009) "Entrepreneurship and innovation in Ghana: enterprising Africa." Small Business Economics, 32(3): 331-350 (DOI: 10.1007/s11187-008-9121-2)

Di Domenico, M., Tracey, P. and Haugh, H. (2009) "Social economy involvement in public service delivery: community engagement and accountability." Regional Studies, 43(7): 981-992

Haugh, H.M. and Talwar, A. (2010) "How do corporations embed sustainability across the organization?" Academy of Management Learning and Education, 9(3): 384-396

Di Domenico, H., Haugh, H. and Tracey, P. (2010) "Social bricolage: theorizing social value creation in social enterprise." Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 34(4): 681-703 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2010.00370.x)

Haugh, H.M. (2012) "The importance of theory in social enterprise research." Social Enterprise Journal, 8(1): 7-15 (DOI: 10.1108/17508611211226557)

Obeng, B.A., Robson, P. and Haugh, H. (2014) "Strategic entrepreneurship and small firm growth in Ghana." International Small Business Journal (DOI: 10.1177/0266242612463946) (published online Dec 2012; forthcoming in print)

Doherty, B., Haugh, H. and Lyon, F. (2014) "Social enterprises as hybrid organizations: a review and research agenda." International Journal of Management Reviews (DOI: 10.1111/ijmr.12028) (published online Jan 2014; forthcoming in print)

Haugh, H. and Talwar, A. (2014) "Linking social entrepreneurship and social change: the mediating role of empowerment." Journal of Business Ethics (forthcoming)

Book chapters

Haugh, H. (2006) "Social enterprise: beyond economic outcomes and individual returns." In Mair, H., Robinson, J. and Hockerts, K. (eds.): Social entrepreneurship. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.180-205

Haugh, H. (2006) "Nonprofit social entrepreneurship." In Parker, S. (ed.): International Handbook Series on Entrepreneurship, vol 3: the life cycle of entrepreneurial ventures. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media Inc, pp.401-436

Conference papers

Haugh, H.M. and Pardy, W. (1999) "Exploring a learning community." In International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (ed.) (1999) Proceedings of the Enterprise and Learning Conference (3rd), 11-12 November 1999, University of Paisley, Paisley, Scotland. pp.71-78

Haugh, H.M. and McKee, L. (2000) "Survival, independence, control: uncovering the shared values in the SME." In Institute for Small Business Affairs (ed.) (2000) Small firms - adding the spark: Proceedings of the ISBA National Policy and Research Conference (23rd), 15-17 November 2000, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Haugh, H.M. (2001) "Rural entrepreneurship: community enterprise in the rural economy." In Paasio, A. (ed.) Proceedings of Rent XV: Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (15th), 22-23 November 2001, Turku, Finland. Belgium: EIASM.

Haugh, H. (2003) "A model of the process of rural community enterprise development." In ICSB (eds.) Proceedings of the International Council for Small Business World Conference (48th), 15-18 June 2003, Belfast, Ireland. Harrogate: ICSB World Conference 2003 Secretariat, pp.[1-20]

Haugh, H.M. (2003) "Entrepreneurship in the non profit sector: opportunity recognition and resource acquisition in community enterprises." In Durham Business School (eds.) Theory, process and practice: Proceedings of the International Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation Conference, 17-19 September 2003, Durham Business School, Durham, England. Durham: Durham Business School

Haugh, H. (2004) "A research agenda for social enterpreneurship." In British Academy of Management (eds.) Management futures: British Academy of Management Annual Conference, 30 August-1 September 2004, St Andrews University, Scotland. pp.1-13

Haugh, H. and Tracey, P. (2004) "Role of social enterprise in regional development." In Cambridge-MIT Institute (eds.) Social Enterprise and Regional Development Conference, 16 September 2004, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England. Cambridge: Cambridge-MIT Institute.

Robson, P., Haugh, H. and Obeng, B. (2006) "The adoption of innovation in Ghana." In: Research in Entrepreneurship (RENT) Conference, XX, 22-24 November 2006, Brussels.

O'Carroll, M.and Haugh, H. (2006) "Social enterprise performance verification: an assessment of three social audit tools." In Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ed.): International entrepreneurship: from local to global enterprise creation and development: Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (IEBS), 29th Annual Conference, 31 October-2 November 2006, Cardiff-Caerdydd.

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Contact details

Helen Haugh
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Tel: +44 (0)1223 766592
Fax: +44 (0)1223 766330

h.haugh@jbs.cam.ac.uk