Published Research Papers and Conference Contributions
2016 - Measuring Innovation in Europe for future growth
Keynote Seminar, DUBAI
THA - International Triple Helix Association
2015 - Panel Chair at the THA Annual Conference
2014 - ‘The Challenges for University-Industry Partnerships’
‘University-Industry–Government Triple Helix Model for Fast-Developing Countries, Beijing, China.
Chair of the Discussion Forum Organised by the Triple Helix Association, Tomsk, Russia.
2013 - 'Innovation for Sustainable Development: Building Capabilities for Local and Global Markets at Indmira'
11th Triple Helix conference on Triple Helix in a Global Context, London, UK.
2012 - ‘Governance of Triple Helix Relationships & Regional and National Intermediation’
10th International TH, Bandung, Indonesia.
2009 -‘Distribution of Firms in an Entrepreneurial Cluster. The Case of Health Technology Cluster in
the Greater South East’
7th International TH, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
SOGBED - International Conference of the Society of Global Business & Economic Development
2011 - 'Governance of Triple Helix Relationships'
2007 - 'Evolution of Network Governance: Control and Coordination in Network Context’
12th SOGBED, Singapore.
10th SOGBED, Kyoto, Japan.
‘HICSS - Hawaii International Conference on System Science’
2011 - ‘Co-alignment of Supply Chain Strategies and the Knowledge Outcomes for Buyer-Supplier Network Relationships’’
2009 - ‘Pharmaceutical Blogging and On-line Distribution of Information’ ’
(with Dr. James Aitken), 44th HICSS, Hawaii, USA. Presented also at the 9th Wageningen International Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICaNeM 2010).
(with Donka Keskinova), 42nd HICSS, Hawaii, USA. Early draft published by the International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, USA, ISBN-10: 1-934272-37-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-934272-37-4, Vol. VII, pp: 112-117.
INSNA - International Network for Social Network Analysis
2015 - ‘Heterogeneous Triple Helix Networks in the Wine Industry’
2015 - ‘Institutionalisation of Chinese Family and Community Business Networks'
Comparative analysis of the Wine Clusters in Brazil and Chile’, 35th SUNBELT, Brighton, UK.
Guanxi, Hegu, Hui, Bangs, Clans, Kongsi’, 35th SUNBELT, Brighton, UK.
2010 - ‘The Interplay Between Project Networks and Project Institutions’
30th SUNBELT, Italy.
2007 - ‘Complementarity and Synergies Between the Structural,
the Relational and the Cultural Approaches to Network Analysis’,
27th SUNBELT, Corfu, Greece
MOPAN – Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Alliances & Networks
2005 - ‘The Dynamics of Engagement & the Process of Partnering’,
2004 - ‘Taxonomy of International Business Networks and Multi-National Business Relationships’,
in the proceedings of the 11th MOPAN, Tilburg University, Netherlands.
at the 12th MOPAN, University of Glamorgan, UK.
1997 ‘Co-operative Business Strategies in Eastern Europe’
4th MOPAN, University of Oxford, UK.
ANZIBA – Australia & New Zealand International Business Academy
2005 - ‘Foreign Market Entry and Internationalisation of Business Network’,
ANZIBA 2005, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Presented also at the International Conferences on Economics and Management of Networks – EMNet, University of Vienna, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, http://www.univie.ac.at/EMNET/download/Todeva.doc.
EAEPE – European Association of Evolutionary & Political Economy
2001 - ‘Political Co-Ordination And Corporate Control Of Economic Activities By The State’,
1999 - ‘Market Co-ordination and the Failure of Transition Policies in Central and Eastern Europe’,
13th EAEPE, Siena, Italy.
11th EAEPE, Prague Czech Republic.
EIBA – European International Business Academy
2002 - ‘Business Relationships in an Interconnected World’,
1999 - ‘Business Networks and Telecommunications Services’ ,
28th EIBA, Athens, Greece
(with Robin John) 25th EIBA, Manchester, UK.
1999 - ‘Exploring the links between foreign direct investment, privatization policies, and transition reforms in Central and Eastern Europe’
(with Haico Ebbers), 25th EIBA, Manchester, UK.
AIB-UK – Academy of International Business – UK Chapter
1999 - ‘‘The Transformation of Business Networks in Eastern Europe:’,
1998 - ‘‘Business Networks In International Business: A Review Of The Research Agenda’,
Comparative Case Studies’ - 26th AIB-UK University of Stirling, UK.
25th AIB-UK, City University Business School, London. (pp. 681-696)
EAM – Eastern Academy of Management International Conference
2001 - 'Shaping the Competition and Building Competitive Advantage in the Global Telecommunication Industry:’,
2001 - ‘‘The Globalisation of Telecommunications and the Internationalisation of KPN (Netherlands)’,
The Case of British Telecommunications Plc’, (with Robin John), 9th EAM, Costa Rica.
(with Haico Ebbers), 9th EAM, Costa Rica.
1999 - ‘Foreign Direct Investment and the Privatisation Process in Central and Eastern Europe',
’ 8th EAM, CMC Graduate School of Business, Prague, Czech Republic. Presented also at the conference ‘Privatisation in Transitional Economies’, Centre for Euro-Asian Studies, University of Reading.
1997 - ‘Conceptual Framework of the Transformation of Management Systems:’,
The Case of Bulgaria’, 7th EAM, Dublin, Ireland.
EURAM – European Academy of Management
2009 - ‘Multinational Investment Projects and Foreign Direct Investment in the Petrochemical Industry in China’,
2004 - 'The Globalisation of the Firm through Network Relationships Across Borders’,
(with Yan Fu), 9th EURAM, Liverpool UK, and at The 2nd Reading IB Conference, Reading, UK.
4th EURAM, University of St. Andrew, UK.
APROS – Asia Pacific Research in Organisation Studies
2007 - ‘From Health Care and Technology to the Health Technology Cluster in the South East of England’
2003 - ‘Strategic Alliances: Formation, Developmental Dynamics, and Performance outcomes
APROS 2007, Management Development Institute, New Delhi, India; Presented also at ASNA 2007, University of Zurich and 3rd UK Social Network conference, Queen Mary, University of London, UK.
(with David Knoke), APROS 2003, Oaxaca, Mexico and published in the proceedings of the EURAM 2004, University of St. Andrew, UK.
2001 - ‘The Explanatory Power of Network Theory and its Application to Multi-National Business Relationships’,
APROS 2001, Hong Kong Baptist University.
2000 - ‘The Petrochemical Industry in China - Government Regulation and Development Policies’,
APROS 2000, Sidney, Australia.
EGOS – European Group for Organisation Studies
2006 - ‘Business Network Paradigms: Conceptual Divorce and Marriage’,
2001 - ‘Strategic Alliances as Network Formations’,
22nd EGOS, Bergen, Norway.
17th EGOS, Lion, France.
1999 - ‘An Interdisciplinary Framework for Business Network Analysis‘,
15th EGOS, Warwick University, UK.
OSWC – Organisation Science Winter Conference
2003 - ‘Heterogeneity of Actors and Processes in Business Networks’,
2002 - ‘‘Emerging Industrial Clusters in the Global Information Sector’,
9th OSWC, Colorado, US.
8th OSWC, Colorado, US, Presented at the European Network on Industrial Policy (EUNIP 2003), Porto, Portugal.
2000 - ‘Analysis of Business Network Dynamics’,
6th OSWC. Colorado, US.
ISA – International Sociological Association
2014 - ‘Business Network Theory and the Role of Country of Origin’,
2012 - ‘Multi-Stage Cluster Methodology & Compound Concatenated Structural Analysis of 2-Mode Networks’,
18th ISA World Congress, Yokohama, Japan.
ISA, RC33 Research Methodology, Sydney, Australia
1998 - ‘Business Networks and Co-operative Strategies Based on Inter-organisational Dependencies’
14th ISA World Congress, Montreal, Canada.
Other Conference Contributions
2008 -‘Network Dynamics and Evolution: In Search for Understanding of Network Processes’,
2006 - ‘Network Structure of Industrial Clusters: An Examination of the Electrical Equipment Cluster in China’
5th Nordic Workshop on Relationship Dynamics, NoRD 2008, Harjattula, Finland. Presented also at the conference NET2008: Network Structure and Complexity, Trento, Italy, and the 4th UK Social Network Conference, (UK-SNA 2008), University of Greenwich, London, UK.
(with Meng, Tao), 13th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering (ICMSE’06), 2007: pp. 1139-1144.
2005 - ‘Complexity of Business Network Relationships’, 1st UK-SNA Forum ‘Social Network Analysis:
Advances & Empirical Applications’, Multidisciplinary Centre for Social Sciences, University of Oxford. Presented also at the conference on Complex Networks: Evolution and Statistical Properties (COSIN 2005), Salou, Spain.
2005 - ‘Clusters of Competencies in the Global Information Sector’,
(with D. Knoke, and D. Keskinova), 1st ASNA conference ‘Applications in Social Network Analysis’, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
2005 - ‘Understanding the Role of Networks Before and After Deregulation:
The Case of RWE’ (with Philip Walsh), The International Conferences on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNET 2005), University of Vienna and Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.
2004 - ‘Blurring the Boundaries: Industrial Clusters in the Global Information Sector’
(with Knoke,D., Keskinova,D.), 4th Proximity Congress, Marseille, France. Quatriemes Journees de la Proximite, Group de Recherche Dynamiques do Proximite, GREQAM, other information
2004 - ‘Strategic Alliances & Models of Collaboration’
(with David Knoke), The Dynamics of Strategy, 2-4 June 2004, University of Surrey, UK.
2004 - ‘Governance of Collaborative Business Networks:
The Cases of Japanese Keiretsu and Sogo Shosha’, ‘Competition Strategy Toward A New Kind Of Inter-firm Dynamics’, Catania, Italy.
2003 - 'Managing Heterogeneity in Global Supply-Chain Networks',
‘European Forum On Market-Driven Supply Chains’, Cranfield, UK.
2001- ‘Heterogeneity of Actors and Processes in Business Networks’,
6th Workshop on Economics with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA), MERIT, Maastricht.
2001- ‘Integration of the Post-Communist Economies from Central and Eastern Europe Into the 21st Century World Economy’,
25th Annual Conference, Political Economy of the World System (PEWS), Virginia, US.
2000- ‘Review Of The Mass Privatisation Wave In Eastern Europe: The Case Of Bulgaria’,
6th World Congress of the International Council For Central and East European Security, Tampere, Finland.
1998- ‘East European Business Networks: Review Of Dependencies And Strategies’,
Research paper 12-98, Centre for International Business Studies, South Bank University, London.
1998- ‘The Transformation of the Socialist Governance System’,
South Bank European Papers 6-98, European Institute, South Bank University, London.
1998- ‘Institutional Analysis of Management Practices and the Transfer of Management Know-How’,
‘The Thorsten Veblen Conference on Institutional Analysis of the Economy Today’, Norwegian School of Management, Oslo.
1997- ‘Transformation of Organisational Culture in Eastern Europe: The Case of Poland’,
3rd Annual Conference on Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Context, Buckinghamshire Business School, UK.
1997- ‘‘Network Strategies in Eastern Europe and the Transformation of Hierarchies’,
British Academy of Management’ (BAM 97) Annual Conference, London Business School, UK.
1996- ‘Privatisation and Change of the Management System: New Opportunities and Threats’,
British-Bulgarian Conference on Aspects of Privatisation, March 1996, Oreshaka, Bulgaria.
1996- ‘Analysis of the Specificities and Changes in Management Practices in the Socialist Economies:
The Case of Bulgaria’, in the Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Central and Eastern Europe: Towards the New Millennium, Brunel University, pp. 83-98.
1995- ‘Characteristics of Management in the Construction Industry in Bulgaria:
Comparative Case Studies’ -4th AEDEM Congress of the 'European Association of Management and Business Economics', Bulgaria.
1994- ‘Methodology for Curriculum Development: Co-ordinating a Collaborative Project in Management Education in Bulgaria’
International conference Management of Collaborative European Programmes and Projects in Research, Education and Training, Oxford.
1994- ‘Educational Reform and Social Transformation: The Experience from Bulgaria and Poland’
(with Leslie Doyle)The conference proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation and Experience, Urals Institute of National Economy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
1992- ‘The Polarisation of Bulgarian Society after 1989: An Analysis with Special Reference to the Bulgarian Media’
British Sociological Association (BSA’92), Canterbury, UK.
1988- ‘New Technologies and the Decentralisation of Management: Review of Scientific Literature Bulgarian Authors Between 1980 1988’, Part 3:
'Technological Renovation Social and Health Consequences', in Annual of the Institute of Social and Trade Union Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria.
1987- ‘Youth and the Implementation of New Technologies: Social Contradictions’,
Annual Meeting of the Young Social Scientists in Bulgaria, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.