Professor Michael Taylor

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Professor of Human Geography

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Qualifications

BSc Geography (University College London)

PhD Geography (University College London)

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Plummer, P & Taylor, M 2011, 'Enterprise and Competitive Advantage in the Australian Context: A Spatial Econometric Perspective', Spatial Economic Analysis, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 311-330. https://doi.org/10.1080/17421772.2011.586719

Tonts, M & Taylor, M 2010, 'Corporate Location, Concentration and Performance: Large Company Headquarters in the Australian Urban System', Urban Studies, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 2641-2664. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098009359029

Taylor, M 2010, 'Clusters: a Mesmerising Mantra', Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, vol. 101, no. 3, pp. 276-286. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9663.2009.00583.x

Bryson, J & Taylor, M 2010, 'Competitiveness by design and inimitability through service: understanding the dynamics of firm-based competition in the West Midlands jewellery and lock industries', The Service Industries Journal, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 583-596. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642060903096513

Begley, S, Taylor, M & Bryson, J 2009, 'Firms as Connected, Temporary Coalitions: Organisational Forms and the Exploitation of Intellectual Capital', Electronic journal of knowledge management, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 11-20.

Bryson, J, Taylor, M & Cooper, R 2008, 'Competing By Design, Specialization and Customization: Manufacturing Locks in the West Midlands (UK)', Geografiska Annaler. Series B. Human Geography , vol. 90, no. 2, pp. 173-186. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0467.2008.00285.x

Bryson, J, Taylor, M & Daniels, P 2008, 'Commercializing 'creative' expertise: business and professional sevices and regional economic development in the West Midlands, UK', Policy and politics, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 306-328.

Chapter

Taylor, M, Bryson, J, Bergene, AC, Endresen, SB & Knutsen, HM 2010, Erosion from above, erosion, from below: labour, value chain relegation and manfacturing sustainability. in Missing Links in Labour Geography.

Bryson, J, Taylor, M, Fuller, D, Jonas, AE & Lee, R 2010, Mutual Dependency, Diversity and Alterity in Production: Cooperatives, group contracting and factories. in Interrogating alterity.

Abstract

Bryson, J, Taylor, M, Daniels, P, Ganz, W, Kicherer, F & Schletz, A 2008, 'Developing a Policy Framework for Business and Professional Services in the West Midlands, UK' New Horizons for the Role and Production of Services, 1/01/08, pp. 101.

Bryson, J, Taylor, M, Ganz, W, Kicherer, F & Schletz, A 2008, 'Place-based reputational capital and the production of high-value added consumer productes: copying, trade description acts and intellectural property' New Horizons for the Role and Production of Services, 1/01/08, pp. 81-82.

Book/Film/Article review

Taylor, M 2011, 'The handbook of evolutionary economic geography', Papers in Regional Science, vol. 90, no. 4, pp. 884-886.

Taylor, M 2009, 'Remaking Regional Economies: Power, Labor, and Firm Strategies in the Knowledge Economy', Regional Studies, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 639-641. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343400902909355

Paper

Begley, S, Taylor, M, Bryson, J, Harorimana, D & Watkins, D 2008, 'Building and exploiting intellectual capital: The firm as a connected' Paper presented at Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Knowledge Management, 1/01/08, .

Working paper

Bryson, J & Taylor, M 2008 'DIME (Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe) Working Paper 47 on Intellectual Property Rights: Enterprise by 'industrial' design: creativity and competitiveness in the Birmingham (UK) Jewellery Quarter'.

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