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About Patrick G Ibbotson

Dr Patrick Ibboton is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Business, Retail and
Financial Services, Ulster Business School, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.
His main areas of expertise relate to SMEs and E-Business and the assimilation of new technologies, skills development and internationalisation. This research also overlaps with the sub-disciplines of international business, management strategy and entrepreneurship. A particular area of research interest relates to regional economic development and public policy support mechanisms associated with enhancing the competitiveness of small service firms. The research outcomes concern the influence of government policy on innovation, enterprising activity and the ‘e’ entrepreneurial orientation of SMEs.


Present Faculty Member, University of Ulster

Research Interests

E-Commerce, Entrepreneurship, International Business, E-Marketing, and Technology and Innovation

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Articles (10)

Unpublished Papers (4)

Presentations (7)

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