Lyndon John Murphy

Lyndon Murphy is a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He has industry experience of operational and strategic management roles in small business. At the University he teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, specialising in Strategic Management, Innovation Management, and the role played by social and network capital in organisations' activities. Lyndon also has experience of leading both curriculum development and research projects. He is particularly interested in the development and delivery of organisation based leadership development and innovation management programmes. Lyndon is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Manager of the Chartered Management Institute. He has a BSc in Economics from Aberystwyth University and a PhD by thesis from the University of Glamorgan. The focus of his research concerns the incidence and forms of innovation and social capital existing at regional economic development/regeneration programmes. He has worked with the Welsh Government Broadband Observatory project writing case studies focusing on business use of broadband. Lyndon has also worked with organisations in the private, public and third sectors exploring the incidence of social capital and its relationship with innovative activity. This has involved working with senior management teams to enhance innovation management practices. He is currently working on a pan-Wales project exploring the role of social capital in the development of innovative activity in public sector sponsored economic development programmes. Lyndon has published on a range of social capital and innovation related issues, including regional policy (Environment and Planning C), local economic development (Regional Studies, Regional Science), public policy (Economic and Industrial Democracy), and business performance (International Journal of Law and Management).


Innovation and Social Capital in Organizational Ecosystems
Brychan Celfyn Thomas, Lyndon John Murphy. © 2019. 341 pages.
Social capital as a concept, is a comparatively recent addition to the regional economic and innovation literature. Facets of social capital are generally acknowledged to include...
Social Capital and Innovation: A Theoretical Perspective
Lyndon John Murphy. © 2019. 22 pages.
There is a considerable body of literature available to aid understanding of the concept of social capital and the identification of its presence. Overall objectives and mission...
Measuring Social Capital: The Case of the Technium Network in Wales
Lyndon John Murphy, David Higgins. © 2019. 24 pages.
This chapter will offer a unique insight to the existence of different forms of social capital at the Technium network. The exploration of the wider Technium network outcomes...
Financial Entrepreneurship in Three Emerging Economies: A Comparative Study of Ghana, Pakistan, and Yemen
Lyndon John Murphy, Abdul-Fatahi Abdulai, Khushnood Anwar, Ahmed Abdullah, Brychan Celfyn Thomas. © 2018. 21 pages.
This chapter compiles an up-to-date and academically grounded study on enterprise financing in the emerging economies of Ghana, Pakistan and Yemen in terms of global dynamics....