Alvarez Lorenzo, F., Stoyanova Russell, D., & Townley, B. (2023). What Lies Beneath: Organisational Responses to Powerful Stakeholders. Sociology, 57(3), 552–568.


Ross Brown, Suzanne Mawson & Augusto Rocha (2022). ‘Places are not like people: the perils of anthropomorphism within entrepreneurial ecosystems research’. Regional Studies 57:2, 384-396.


Jayemanne, D., Chillas, S., Moir, J., Rocha, A., Fraser, S. & Wardle, H. (2021). Loot Boxes and Digital
Gaming: A Rapid Evidence Assessment
. London, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.


Cowling, M., Brown, R., & Rocha, A. (2020). ‘Did you save some cash for a rainy COVID-19 day? The crisis and SMEs’. International Small Business Journal 38:7, 593–604.

Brown, R., and Rocha, A. (2020). ‘Entrepreneurial uncertainty during the Covid-19 crisis: Mapping the temporal dynamics of entrepreneurial finance.’ Journal of Business Venturing Insight 14.


Townley, B., Roscoe, P., & Searle, N. (2019). Creating economy: Enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goodsOxford University Press.


Berthold, H., Grewar, M., Chillas, S., and Townley, B. (2018). ‘Appropriating value: On the relationship between business models and IP’ in C. Waelde and A. Brown (eds.) Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries.  Edward Elgar.


Berthold, H., Chillas, S. and Townley, B. (2016). ‘In Design We Trust: Dealing with the Innovation Imperative’ DeFillippi, R. and Wikström, P. (eds.), International Perspectives on Business Innovation and Disruption in Design. Edward Elgar. Pp. 276-296.


Fletcher-Watson, B. (2015). “Seen and not heard: Participation as tyranny in Theatre for Early Years”. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 20:1, pp 24-38.

Franklin, M. Stoyanova, D. & Townley B. (2015). “From marketing to performing the market: the emerging role of digital data”. In Mignant, N. Tirtaine, C. and Augros, J (eds) Film Marketing in a Global Era. CinEcoSa University of Paris/ British Film Institute Press.

Grewar, M., Townley, B., and Young, E. (2015). Tales from the drawing board: IP wisdom and woes from Scotland’s creative industries. University of St Andrews: Institute for Capitalising on Creativity. Download Tales from the Drawing Board (PDF, 10,426 KB)

Townley, B. (2015) Creative Industries Scotland: Capitalising on Creativity.  University of St Andrews. Institute for Capitalising on Creativity. Download Capitalising on Creativity report (PDF, 6,185 KB)

Townley, B. and Gulledge, E. (2015).‘‘The market for symbolic goods: Translating economic and symbolic capitals”. In C. Jones, M. Lorenzen, and J. Sapsed (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries. Oxford University Press, pp.119-134.

Townley, B.(2015).“Exploring different forms of capitals: Researching capitals in the field of cultural and creative industries”. In A.Tatli, M.Özbilgin, and M.Karatas-Özkan (Eds.) Pierre Bourdieu, Organisation and Management. Routledge, pp.187-206.


Fletcher-Watson, B., Birch, A., Fletcher-Watson, S., and McNaughton, M-J. (2014). “From cradle to stage: How Early Years performing arts experiences are tailored to the developmental capabilities of babies and toddlers”, Youth Theatre Journal 28 (2) pp. 130-146.

Fletcher-Watson, B. (2014). “From stage to screen: adapting a children’s theatre production into a digital toy”. Scottish Journal of Performance 1:2, pp 37-62.

Townley, B. (2014).“Bourdieu and Organisational Theory: A ghostly apparition?” In P. Adler, P. du Gay, G. Morgan, and M. Reed (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory and Organisation Studies: Contemporary Currents. Oxford University Press, pp.39-63.


Brook, O. (2013). ‘Reframing models of arts attendance: Understanding the role of access to a venue. The case of opera in London’. Cultural Trends 22:2, pp 97-107.

Fletcher-Watson, B. (2013). “Child’s Play: a postdramatic theatre of paidia for the very young”, Platform 7(2), pp.14-31.

Fletcher-Watson, B. (2013). “Towards a Grounded Dramaturgy: using Grounded Theory to interrogate performance practices in Theatre for Early Years”, Youth Theatre Journal, 27(2), pp.130- 138.

Franklin, M. (2013). “What metrics really mean: A question of causality and construction in leveraging social media audiences into business results”. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies 10: 2.

Franklin, M., Searle, N., Stoyanova Russell, D., and Townley, B. (2013). “Innovation in the application of digital tools for managing uncertainty: The Case of UK Independent Film”. Journal of Creativity and Innovation Management. 22:3, 320-333.

Lowthorpe, C. and Donald, I. (2013). “The Walking Dead: A Transmedia Feast”. Media Education Journal 53.

Lowthorpe, C., Taylor, S., and White, G. (2013). “Stop just making stuff! Listening, co – creation and sustainability in independent game development”. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies 10: 2.

Patrick, H. and Bowditch, C. (2013). Professional Equality: An Analysis of a Social Movement in the Scottish Dance Industry, Scottish Journal of Performance 1:1


Fletcher-Watson, B. (2012). “The Proscenium Press-Gang: participation as tyranny in arts for the very young”. In Dalla Rosa, A., & Sacchetti, A. (eds.) An Idea of Art and Childhood. Bologna: Artistic International Association Small size (AIASS).

Franklin, M. (2012). “Internet-enabled Dissemination: Managing Uncertainty in the Film Value Chain”. In Iordanova, D. and Cunningham, S. (eds.) Digital Disruption: Cinema Moves On-line. University of St Andrews Film Studies.

Lowthorpe, C. (2012). “How Does It Feel? Beyond Genre towards Analysis of Experience”. Media Education Journal 52.

Patrick, H., Greig, G. and Beech, N. (2012) “Managing Improvisational Practice: The Tension Between Structure and Creative Difference” in Woods and Demirbag, M. (eds), The Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.


Townley, B. and Beech, N. (eds.) (2010). Managing Creativity: Exploring the paradox. Cambridge University Press.

Donald, J., Mitchell, L. and Beech, N. (2010). ‘Organising creativity in a music festival’, Managing Creativity: Exploring the paradox. Cambridge University Press. pp. 260-280.

Gulledge, E. and Townley, B. (2010). ‘What is a creative field?’, Managing Creativity: Exploring the paradox. Cambridge University Press. pp. 321-335.

Townley, B. and Beech, N. (2010.) ‘The discipline of creativity’, Managing Creativity: Exploring the paradox. Cambridge University Press. pp. 3-22.


McLeod, C., O’Donohoe, S. and Townley, B. (2009) ‘The elephant in the room? Class and creative careers in British advertising agencies’, Human Relations 62:7 pp. 1011-1039.

Townley, B. Beech, N. McKinlay, A. & Fairhurst, G. (guest eds.) (2009). Human Relations Special Issue: Managing in the creative industries: Managing the motley crew. Vol 62:7.

Townley, B., Beech, N. and McKinlay, A. (2009). ‘Managing in the creative industries: managing the motley crew’, Human Relations 62:7 pp. 939-962.