about Linda Macaulay

Linda A Macaulay
Professor of System Design / Manchester Business School
The University of Manchester, Booth Street East, M15 6PB

Research Projects and Funding

e-Business Portal for SME Networks

Duration:3 years (2002-2005)
Funding body:Tameside Metropolitan Council
Project effort:6 person years
Grant value:289,000
Status:Principal Investigator
Co-investigator:Mauricette Scheurer (Project Manager)
The aim of this technology transfer project is to create a portal for around 6000 small and medium size enterprises in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester and to work with Tameside to create SME networks that collaborate through the use of the portal. The project provides a good case study for research and for student projects. The role of the facilitator in stimulating project based collaboration is of particular interest.

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