Date: February 13, 2019

Time: 15:00 – 18:00

Venue: Astana, st. Kazhimukan, 13, Eurasian National University. L.N. Gumilyov, ELB 6, room 511



Building Entrepreneurship Research Capabilities

We recognize the importance of building research capacity in social sciences research in order to produce a sound evidence base for decision-making in policy and practice. Activities to increase research capacity for, within, and by practice include initiatives to support individuals and teams, organisations and networks.

Led by Professor Levent Altinay, Editor-in-Chief, of the Service Industries Journal (SSCI, Impact Factor Journal) this event will offer:

  • Advice, education and support in the generation and successful development of research ideas, and guidance on how to improve business, management and other social science research methods leading to successful journal article publications in impact factor SSCI indexed journals.
  • Advice, education and support on how to move from research results to the development of well-formulated articles for publication in the very best impact factor (SSCI indexed) journals.
  • Advice, education and support on how to develop research informed curriculum and teaching that could help to stimulate students’ creativity, innovativeness, need for achievement, self-confidence, risk taking; help with the management of their emotional and cultural intelligence under different circumstances and thus enhance their quality of lives.

During the workshops, Professor Levent Altinay will support and encourage the education of young researchers, early and later career academics in the development and composition of their research ideas that would advance the knowledge and understanding of creative entrepreneurship. These workshops will also present different strategies and approaches to using evidence based research to inform practice and policy making at individual, organizational and national levels.

Professor Levent Altinay Bio:

Levent Altinay is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and the Editor-in-Chief of The Service Industries Journal (SSCI indexed). Altinay’s research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategic alliances and international business. Using primarily qualitative methods as well as mixed methods, he is particularly interested in how entrepreneurs start up and develop their businesses and how firms establish partnerships internationally. He is a visiting Professor the Faculty of Economics, Department of Business Studies and Environment, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey and The L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Astana, Kazakhstan. Altinay was a member of the Business & Economics Panel in Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2014 in Hong Kong.

He sits on the editorial boards of more than 12 journals, including Journal of Business Research, Journal of Services Marketing, and Management Decision. He is the Associate Editor, Europe, for Journal of Service Theory and Practice JSTP (SSCI Indexed) and International Journal of Contemporary Management (SSCI indexed). He has also chaired/co-chaired six international conferences and has also co-authored of four books including research methods, entrepreneurship and strategic management text books.