Dr Endrit Kromidha

Dr Endrit Kromidha

Department of Management
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
The Lodge Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Endrit Kromidha is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His research interests relate to digital platforms for entrepreneurship, project management, crowdfunding, collaborative innovation and access to finance. Endrit is also interested on social entrepreneurship in the sharing economy, e-government, e-learning and information and communication technologies for development in general.

He has published in number of journals including Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Government Information Quarterly and Journal of Management Inquiry. He has received grants from a number of institutions such as the British Council / Newton Fund, the Soros Open Society Foundation.

Endrit has been the Director for a Master in Entrepreneurship Programme at the University of London between 2014 and 2018. He has extensive experience in MBA, postgraduate and undergraduate programme coordination and teaching related to entrepreneurship and innovation in the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong. Endrit has successfully led to completion, examined and is currently supervising a number of PhD students.

Endrit is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy and a Member of the British Academy of Management. He also has prior industry experience related to finance and risk in a large European bank, leasing operations management, financial and quality management in civil society organisations and tourism e-business management.


PhD in Management, University of London, UK (2013)

Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute, USA (2011)

MSc in European Economic Studies, University of Tirana (Albania) and University of Bamberg, Germany (2007, joint programme)

BA in Business Administration, University of Lincoln, UK (2005) BA International Business, Budapest Business School, Hungary (2005)


MBA - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

MBA - Entrepreneurship: New Firm Growth

LH – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate supervision

Social entrepreneurship,  entrepreneurial orientation and institutional forces – In another research institution

Digital professional migrants – In another research institution

Human capital and international entrepreneurship in family firms - In another research institution


Research interests

Endrit’s research interests relate to digital platforms for entrepreneurship, collaborative innovation, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, access to finance, investment and trading. Endrit is also interested on social entrepreneurship in the sharing economy, e-government, e-learning and information and communication technologies for development in general.

Current projects

Inclusive Innovation Tourism for Enhanced Local Experience Workshop funded by the British Council Research Links programme and organised in collaboration with the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. Website: www.iitourism.org.


Kromidha, E. (2017). Transitions of power in multi-actor information system projects. International Journal of Project Management, 35(8), 1587-1596.

Kromidha, E., Spence, L. J., Anastasiadis, S., & Dore, D. (2017). A Longitudinal Perspective on Sustainability and Innovation Governmentality: The Case of the Olympic Games as a Mega-Event. Journal of Management Inquiry, 1056492617711585.

Kromidha E., Córdoba-Pachón JR. (2016). Discursive institutionalism for reconciling change and stability in e-government projects for development. Government Information Quarterly, 34, (1), 16-25.

Kromidha, E, & Robson, P. (2016). Social identity and signalling success factors in online crowdfunding. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 28, (9–10), 605–629.

Kromidha, & Cordoba-Pachon, J. R. (2014). Bridging the gaps between e-government practice and research: A meta-study for policy development. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 27(1), 66-84.

Kromidha (2012). Strategic e-government development and the role of benchmarking. Government Information Quarterly, 29(4), 573-581.

Kromidha E., Cordoba-Pachon J.R. (2009). Chapter XVII: E-Government and its Evaluation in South East Europe: The case of Albania. System Thinking and E-participation: ICT in the governance of society, IGI Global, 260 – 275.

From October 2016: Editor-in-Chief of ICT4D Briefings, a monthly newsletter of the UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technologies for Development, London, UK.

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