-Masters Dissertation Coordinator
-Acting Head of Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
-Editor, Journal of Further and Higher Education
-Associate Editor, E-marketing and marketing communications, Journal of Marketing Management
-Research methods, Information and knowledge management, Management and marketing
-Masters and Doctoral supervision
Professor Jennifer Rowley is Professor of Information and Communications. She has previously been Professor in Information and Marketing at Bangor University, Professor and Head of School of Management and Social Sciences at Edge Hill University, and Head of Department at Manchester Metropolitan University. Previously she held lecturing posts at University of Central England, and Manchester Metropolitan University. She has Masters qualifications from City University and Aston University and a PhD from Aston University. She is a professional member of the British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and Chartered Management Institute.
Jennifer’s research and publication activities are extensive, with her reputation being founded on work in information management, knowledge management, marketing, e-business and related disciplines. She has authored or co-authored numerous books and journal articles, edited conference proceedings, and presented academic refereed and invited professional conference papers. She is currently Editor of the Journal of Further and Higher Education, and Associate Editor (E-marketing and marketing communications), Journal of Marketing Management.
In recent years, Jennifer has supervised many PhD students to successful completion across a wide range of topics, including e-books, knowledge management, place branding, brand preference, branding alliances, innovation, entrepreneurial marketing, and entrepreneurial competencies, and is currently supervising in the areas of social media marketing, e-government, knowledge sharing, and open data. She also has extensive experience as a Doctoral examiner.
Being an information innovator, Facet Publishing, 2011; 189pp.
Leadership; the challenge for the information professions, Facet Publishing, 2008; 236pp (with S. Roberts)
Recent Academic journal articles
Antecedents of brand preference for mobile telecommunications services (with A Alamro), Journal of Product and Brand Management, 20 (6), 2011, 475-485.
Holistic place brand management: towards a conceptual model. (with S Hanna) Forthcoming, Journal of Marketing Management, 27 (5/6), 2011, 458-470.
The Value of therapeutic reading groups organized by public libraries (with O. Walwyn) Library and Information Science Research, 33 (4), 2001, 302-312.
Scientific communication in Libya in the digital age (with I. Mahmood and R J Hartley) Journal of Information Science 37 (4), 2011, 379-390
Marketing e-books in academic libraries (with M Vasileiou) Journal of Documentation, 67 (4), 2011, 624-643.
Brand strategies of Jordanian telecommunications service providers (with A Alamro) Journal of Brand Management, 18 (4-5), 2011, 329-348.
Entrepreneurial marketing in small businesses: a conceptual exploration (with R Jones) International Small Business Journal, 29 (1), 2011, 25-36.
Social reproduction and exclusion in subject indexing: a comparison of public library OPACs and LibraryThing folksonomy, Journal of Documentation, 67 (3), 2011,
E-Government stakeholders: who are they and what do they want? International Journal of Information Management, 31 (1), 2011, 53-62.
Knowledge management in UK police forces (with I Seba) Journal of Knowledge Management, 14 (4), 2010, 611-626
Entrepreneurial competencies (with S Michelmore) International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour, 16 (2), 2010, 92-111.
Convenience: a services perspective (with J Farquhar) Marketing Theory, 9 (4), 2009, 425-438.
Marketing Activities of Companies in the Educational Software Sector (with R.Jones) Qualitative Marketing Research: an International Journal,12 (3), 2009, 337-354.
Online branding strategies of UK fashion retailers. Internet Research, 19 (3), 2009, 348-369
Towards a multidisciplinary definition of innovation (with A Baragheh and S Sambrook) Management Decision, 47 (8), 2009, 1323-1339
An overview of the e-book market place (with M Vasileiou and R J Hartley) Online Information Review 33 (1), 2009, 173-192
Conceptions of wisdom (with F Slack) Journal of Information Science, 35 (1),2009, 110-119
From learning organization to practically wise organization (with P Gibbs) The Learning Organization, 15 (5), 2008, 356-372. (Outstanding Paper Award, 2009)
Understanding digital content marketing. Journal of Marketing Management 24 (5/6), 2008, 517-540.
Consumer behaviour in multi-channel contexts: the case of a theatre festival (with F Slack and S Coles) Internet Research, 18 (1), 2008, 46-59.
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