Dr. David Littlewood


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David joined Sheffield University Management School in 2015 to work as a Lecturer in Strategic Management. Prior to this he was a Lecturer in Reputation and Responsibility at the Henley Business School, the University of Reading. David completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield in the Geography Department, with his research examining relationships between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and development in the context of the mining industry in Namibia. David was then employed as a post-doctoral research fellow at Queen’s University Belfast Management School, working on the Trickle Out Africa Project, a research project examining social and environmental enterprises in East and Southern Africa and their role in sustainable development and poverty alleviation (www.trickleout.net).

David is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has been published in international peer reviewed journals, as well as contributing to various books and conference proceedings. David is active internationally engaging in research collaborations with scholars in the USA, Europe and Africa, and also practitioners. David’s research interests are in the business and society domain, and relate more specifically to: CSR, sustainability, green business, the informal economy, organisation stakeholder relationships, and social entrepreneurship and innovation. By geography David’s work focusses on the developing world and particularly Sub-Saharan Africa.

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