Portrait of Professor Glenn Hardaker Professor Glenn Hardaker

g.hardaker@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472417


Position: Professor of Innovation Management
Qualifications: BA, PhD, National Teaching Fellow
Research Group: Business Education Research Group

Glenn Hardaker is a National Teaching Fellow (HEA) and Professor of Innovation Management at the University of Huddersfield. He has been a teacher and researcher of innovation and learning for 20 years.

His research is focused on inclusion, innovation and learning. Glenn has published numerous articles in journals such as International Journal of Inclusive Education, Long Range Planning, and Computers & Education. He is also Editor of Multicultural Education & Technology Journal and Campus Wide Information Systems.

Research & Scholarship

Glenn is an experienced researcher and this is reflected in being group research leader in the context of Diversity & Education Management (DeMERG) research. His core expertise as group research leader includes: supervision, mentoring, fund raising and conducting personal research. In addition, Glenn is also an experienced project manager at both an operational and strategic level in supporting international consortia projects.

Selected Listing of Grants

Successfully applied for over £3,000,000 and project managed projects with a value of over £5,000,000

  • 2007 Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellow. £10,000
  • 2005-2008 eLearn2Work Sub-Project (Learning Styles and Social Inclusion). £80,000
  • 2004-2006 Multicultural Diagnostic Information Profiler. €399,630
  • 2004-2006 BioMetrics and Online Learner Authentication. €447,521
  • 2004-2006 Repository for Learning Innovation & Knowledge Acquisition. £32,000
  • 2002-2005 Learning & Creativity Diagnostics . £20,000 per annum
  • 2004-2005 Annoty Web Services. JISC funded. £38,826
  • 2002-2004 Innovation portal. ESF funded. £255,139
  • 2002-2004 Multi-Media Production for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. £240,000
  • 2003-2004 Online Student Diagnostic Induction Tool. £32,642
  • 2003-2004 Learner Impact Assessment Tool. Setpoint funded. £10,000
  • 2003-2004 ARK - Multimedia Anti-Racism Education (DVD). £44,343
  • 2003 Multimedia Training for Refugees - e-Learning & Theatre Education. £9,820
  • 2002-2003 Learning Styles Diagnostics and Adaptive User Interface Design. £97,950
  • 2001-2004 Supply Chain Management in the Music Industry on the Internet . €497,694
  • 2003 Beyond Labels Conference. Private funding. £13,000
  • 2002 Promoting the Uptake of E-Books in Higher and Further Education. £32,100
  • 1999-2000 3D Learning. University of Huddersfield Innovation fund. £65,000
  • 1998–2000 Multimedia for Innovation. European Social Fund. £800,000

Recent Postgraduate Supervision

  • Graduated 5 research degree students since 2002.
  • Currently supervising 15 PGR students.
  • Overall research degree completion rate (within PPA) of 100%

Recent Esteem

  • National Teaching Fellow (HEA)
  • Editor of two international Journals
  • Currently a member of 6 editorial boards
  • PhD External Examiner at 4 national / international institutions since 2003.

Professional Membership

  • Association of National Teaching Fellows
  • Higher Education Academy
  • The Foundation for Traditional Studies

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Lever, J. and Hardaker, G. (2013) ‘Re-imagining Malaysia: a postliberal halal strategy? ’. In: "Vous avez dit halal ?" Normativités islamiques, mondialisation et sécularisation, 7th-8th November 2013, Paris, France

Jabbar, A. and Hardaker, G. (2013) ‘The role of culturally responsive teaching for supporting ethnic diversity in British University Business SchoolsTeaching in Higher Education , 18 (3), pp. 272-284. ISSN 1356-2517

Al Sharji, Y., Elbeltagi, I., Hardaker, G. and Elsetouhi, A. (2013) ‘The Role of Owner-Manager in SMEs for the Adoption of Information and Communication Technology in United Arab EmiratesJournal of Global Information Management , 21 (2), pp. 23-50. ISSN 1062-7375


Masoud, N. and Hardaker, H. (2012) ‘The impact of financial development on economic growth: Empirical analysis of emerging market countriesStudies in Economics and Finance , 29 (3), pp. 148-173. ISSN 1086-7376

Sabki, A. and Hardaker, G. (2012) ‘The Madrasah Concept of Islamic PedagogyEducational Review , 65 (3), pp. 342-356. ISSN 1465-3397

Hardaker, G. and Ahmad Sabki, A. (2012) ‘Islamic Pedagogy and Embodiment: An Anthropological Study of a British MadrasahInternational Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education . ISSN 0951-8398


Hardaker, G. and Sabki, A. (2011) ‘Reflections on Islamic Pedagogy at Al-QarawiyyinPerspectives , 1 (3), p. 10. ISSN 2047-0312

Singh, G. and Hardaker, G. (2011) ‘The Adoption and Diffusion of eLearning in UK Universities: A Comparative Case Study Using Giddens’s Theory of Structuration Campus Wide Information Systerms , 28 (4), pp. 221-233. ISSN 1065-0741


Abodher, S. and Hardaker, G. (2010) The Impact of Globalisation and Information Communication Technologies (ICT) on New Higher Education Policy Reform NHEPR (2008-2012) in Libya Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield (Unpublished)

Fei, F. and Hardaker, G. (2010) The role of the orthodox grounded theory methodology in establishing universal behavioural patterns in comparative cross-national research Huddersfield: The University of Huddersfield (Unpublished)

Hardaker, G., Sabki, A. and Dockery, R. (2010) ‘Cognitive Learning Styles and Digital Equity: Searching for the Middle WayInternational Journal of Inclusive Education , 14 (8), pp. 777-794. ISSN 1360-3116

Jabbar, A. and Hardaker, G. (2010) ‘Inclusion and the relevance of culturally responsive teaching in U.K. Business schools’. In: BME Conference: Meeting the challenge: Improving black and minority ethnic student success and attainment , 8 July 2010, Coventry Techno Centre

Hardaker, G. and Sabki, A. (2010) ‘Learning Styles and Personal Pedagogy in the Virtual Worlds of Learning’. In: Style Differences in Cognition, Learning, and Management: Theory, Research, and Practice. : Routledge. . ISBN 9780415801997


Hardaker, G. and Graham, G. (2008) ‘Community of self-organisation: supply chain perspective of Finnish electronic music International Journal of Technology Management , 44 (1/2), pp. 93-114. ISSN 0267-5730


Glover, I., Xu, Z. and Hardaker, G. (2007) ‘Online annotation – Research and practicesComputers and Education , 49 (4), pp. 1308-1320. ISSN 0360-1315

Graham, G. and Hardaker, G. (2007) ‘How the technology shock of the internet is radically changing the competitive dynamics of the online music marketInternational Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing , 1 (3), pp. 260-278. ISSN 1741-1025

Dockery, R., Hardaker, G. and Sabki, A. (2007) ‘Learning styles inequity for small to micro firms (SMFs): Social exclusion through work-based e-learning practice in EuropeMulticultural Education & Technology Journal , 1 (2), pp. 126-140. ISSN 1750-497X

Watson, J., Ahmed, P. and Hardaker, G. (2007) ‘Creating domain independent adaptive e-learning systems using the sharable content object reference modelCampus-Wide Information Systems , 24 (1), pp. 45-71. ISSN 1065-0741

Hardaker, G. and Sabki, A. (2007) ‘“Black Day to Freedom”: informal multicultural education initiative: Supporting expressions of refugee identity by migrant artists Supporting expressions of refugee identity by migrant artistsMulticultural Education & Technology Journal , 1 (2), pp. 80-99. ISSN 1750-497X


Elbeltagi, I., McBride, N. and Hardaker, G. (2006) ‘Evaluating the factors affecting DSS usage by senior managers in local authorities in Egypt ’. In: Advanced Topics in Global Information Management. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing. pp. 283-307. ISBN 159140925X


Hardaker, G. and Chiu, R. (2005) ‘Black day to freedomComputer arts (7), pp. 35-39. ISSN 1007-9599

Glover, I., Xu, Z. and Hardaker, G. (2005) ‘Redeveloping an eLearning annotation system as a web service’. In: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005 . Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). pp. 4221-4228. ISBN 1880094568

Elbeltagi, I., McBride, N. and Hardaker, G. (2005) ‘Evaluating the factors affecting DSS usage by senior managers in local authorities in Egypt Journal of Global Information Management , 13 (2), pp. 42-65. ISSN 1062-7375

Watson, J. and Hardaker, G. (2005) ‘Steps towards personalised learner management system (LMS): SCORM implementationCampus-Wide Information Systems , 22 (2), pp. 56-70. ISSN 1065-0741

Lewis, G., Hardaker, G. and Graham, G. (2005) ‘Evaluating the impact of the internet on barriers to entry in the music industrySupply Chain Management: An International Journal , 10 (5), pp. 349-356. ISSN 1359-8546


Sabki, A., Ahmed, P. and Hardaker, G. (2004) ‘RAD based prototyping methodology for TimeXtra e-commerceJournal of Services Research , 4 (1), pp. 83-105. ISSN 0972-4702

Graham, G., Hardaker, G., Lewis, G. and Lewis, M. (2004) Creative destruction: transformation in the music industry . Huddersfield: BeyondLabels Press . ISBN 1905031009

Glover, I., Hardaker, G. and Xu, Z. (2004) ‘Collaborative annotation system environment (CASE) for online learningCampus-Wide Information Systems , 21 (2), pp. 72-80. ISSN 1065-0741

Hardaker, G (2004) Reformatting the e-learning experience . Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield . ISBN 9781905031016

Sabki, A., Ahmed, P. and Hardaker, G. (2004) ‘Developing an e-commerce solution: a case study of TimeXtraJournal of Enterprise Information Management , 17 (5), pp. 388-401. ISSN 17410398


Jeffries, K. and Hardaker, G. (2003) ‘Designing an On-line Learning & Creativity Profile Generator: A Fusion of Learning Styles, Creativity Diagnostics and LMS’. In: 8th Annual Conference of the European Learning Styles information Network (ELSIN), 30 June - 2 July 2003, University of Hull

Graham, G. and Hardaker, G. (2003) ‘Impact of on-line technologies for e-music supplier networksJournal of Services Research , 3 (1), p. 5. ISSN 0972-4702

Hardaker, G. and Graham, G. (2003) ‘Impact on online technologies for e-music supplier networksJournal of Services Research , 3 (1), pp. 5-23. ISSN 0972-4702


Hardaker, G. and Smith, D. (2002) ‘e-Learning communities: virtual markets and knowledge creation European business review , 14 (5), pp. 342-350. ISSN 0955-534X

Hardaker, G. and Graham, G. (2002) ‘The impact of the internet on the structure and conduct of the music market’. In: 12th International conference on cultural economics, 13th - 15th June 2002, Rotterdam

Burnes, B., Graham, G. and Hardaker, G. (2002) ‘The Peer-to-Peer Revolution: how the internet is transforming the supply chain for musicInternational Journal of New Product Development and Innovation Management , 4 (2), pp. 115-130. ISSN 1464-6684


Hardaker, G. and Graham, G. (2001) Wired marketing: energizing business for e-commerce . Chichester: Wiley . ISBN 9780471496458

Graham, G. and Hardaker, G. (2001) ‘Contractor Evaluation in the Aerospace Industry: Using the Evidential Reasoning ApproachJournal of research in marketing and entrepreneurship , 3 (3), pp. 162-173. ISSN 1471-5201

Hardaker, G., Graham, G. and Sharp, J. (2001) ‘International collaboration and bidding through the high technology defence industry: a technical noteLogistics information management , 14 (4), pp. 250-255. ISSN 0957-6053


Hardaker, G. and Smith, D. (2000) ‘e-learning innovation through the implementation of an internet supported learning environmentJournal of educational technology and society , 3 (3), pp. 422-432. ISSN 1436-4522

Hardaker, G. and Graham, G. (2000) ‘Supply chain management across the internetInternational journal of physical distribution & logistics management , 30 (3/4), pp. 286-295. ISSN 0960-0035

Hardaker, G., Ahmed, P. and Graham, G. (2000) ‘Non-linear innovation across the internet Integrated manufacturing systems , 11 (7), pp. 484-490. ISSN 0957-6061


Ahmed, P. and Hardaker, G. (1999) ‘The role of On-line communities on the internet for Sustainable DevelopmentBusiness Strategy and the Environment , 8 (1), pp. 75-81. ISSN 09644733


Graham, G. and Hardaker, G. (1998) ‘Defence sector procurement and supply chain relationshipsSupply Chain Management An International Journal , 3 (3), pp. 142-148. ISSN 13598546

Hardaker, G., Ahmed, P. and Graham, G. (1998) ‘An integrated response towards the pursuit of fast time to market of NPD in European manufacturing organisationsEuropean Business Review , 98 (3), pp. 172-177. ISSN 0955534X

Hardaker, G. and Ahmed, P. (1998) ‘International approaches to computer-integrated manufacturing: perspectives from Europe, America and Japan’. In: The strategy and organization of international business. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. 177-194. ISBN 0333674693

Hardaker, G (1998) ‘An integrated approach towards product innovation in international manufacturing organisationsEuropean Journal of Innovation Management , 1 (2), pp. 67-73. ISSN 14601060


Ahmed, P., Hardaker, G. and Carpenter, M. (1996) ‘Integrated flexibility—Key to competition in a turbulent environmentLong Range Planning , 29 (4), pp. 562-571. ISSN 00246301


Hardaker, G. and Ahmed, P. (1995) ‘International approaches to computer-integrated manufacturing perspectives from Europe and JapanEuropean Business Review , 95 (2), pp. 28-39. ISSN 0955534X


Hardaker, G., Trick, R. and Sabki, A. (1994) ‘The Use of IT in Freight Forwarding in the UKLogistics Information Management , 7 (4), pp. 19-22. ISSN 09576053

Sweeney, E. and Hardaker, G. (1994) ‘The Importance of Organizational and National CultureEuropean Business Review , 94 (5), pp. 3-14. ISSN 0955534X

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