Dr. Glenn Brophey
His current research interest focuses on the matching of management practices to individual innovation challenges to increase chances of business success.
Current & Future Research:
Professor Brophey is doing research in the field of decision-making during innovation as they apply to new products, manufacturing methods and services within existing organizations.
Selected Journal Articles
3D printing disruptions and strategic choice. A way forward. Brophey, G.. International Journal of Technology Marketing. Vol.11 No. 4 pp 440-452
Dudley, Dentists and Design. A 3D Printing Dilemma. Brophey, G., Stubbert, E. Ivey Case Publishing, 9B15M061, 9 pages, Teaching Note, 8B15M061, 8 pages. Harvard Business Publishing, W15233-PDF-ENG
The "everything's different, every time" innovation management problem: a promising model development. Brophey, G., Baragheh, A., Hemsworth, D., Wachowiak, M., Hay, D., Ben Dhaou, S. International Journal of Innovation Management. October 2015, Vol. 19, Issue 5. 10 pages
Innovation Process, Decision-Making, Perceived Risks and Metrics: A Dynamics Test, Brophey, G. Baragheh, A., Hemsworth, D. International Journal of Innovation Management. Volume 17. Issue 3. 22 pages.
A Project Dilemma at Canadian Shield Insurance, Stacey, D., Hemsworth, D., Brophey, G., Sanchez-Rodriguez, C. Ivey Case Publishing, Case No. 9B11E010, Harvard Business Publishing,– Case no. W11384-PDF-ENG, 14 pages, Teaching Note, 11 pages
Innovation practices within small to medium-sized mechanically-based manufacturers. Brophey, G. & Brown, S. Innovation Management, Policy & Practice. Volume 11 Issue 3, Pages 327-340
The Waterharvester: Making Waves in Rural Kenya. Herrmann, S. Brophey, G & Lafrance-Horning, D. – Ivey Case Publishing, Harvard Business Publishing – Case no. 9B09A015, 10 pages, Teaching Note No. 8B09A15, 7 pages.
Microfinance and the Kipsigis of Southwest Kenya. Brophey, G & Wiszowaty, R. – Ivey Case Publishing Case No. 9B08M059, 16 pages, Teaching Note No. 8B08M059, 8 pages
Selected Invited Expertise-based Presentations
July 2017 (ongoing) Subject matter expert for development of a Manufacturing Strategy for Government of the Northwest Territories
Sept. 2016 “Research into Innovation Management” Graduate Student Workshop, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary
Sept. 2016 “Innovation and Organizations, Embracing the Paradox” MBA Strategy class, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary
Sept. 2015 “Innovation and The United Way- Peel Region”, Annual General Meeting United Way- Peel, Port Credit, Ontario
Apr. 2012 Keynote - “Accountability and Innovation: Symbiosis or Toxic Brew?” Ontario Hospital Association, Northwestern Ontario Annual Meeting, Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Apr. 2012 Keynote - “Accountability and Innovation: Symbiosis or Toxic Brew?” Ontario Hospital Association, Northeastern Ontario Annual Meeting, North Bay, Ontario
Nov. 2011 “The Entrepreneur – Are they the chicken or the egg?” Harnessing Biomass II conference, North Bay, Ontario.
Nov. 2011 “Ideas to $ - The Process” Innovation Initiative Ontario North conference, North Bay, Ontario.
Oct. 2011 Keynote -‘Innovation for manufacturers - Unleashing your hidden potential’ Xerox Research Center of Canada, Mississauga, Ontario
June 2011 ‘Innovation for manufacturers - Unleashing your hidden potential’ Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium meeting, Oakville, Ontario
Jan. 2011 ‘Adding Innovation to Your Tool Box.’ Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium meeting, Sudbury, Ontario
Jan. 2011 ‘Adding Innovation to Your Tool Box.’ Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium meeting, Sault Ste., Marie, Ontario
Nov. 2010 ‘Managing your innovation process. Benchmarks from Canadian manufacturers for creating better ideas, opening pathways to innovation, and measuring your innovation results.’ Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium meeting, North Bay, Ontario
Mar. 2010 ‘Innovation’. MBA Speakers Session. University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt.
Oct. 2008 Keynote - Annual meeting of the Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Managing Association of Canada - Topic - The strategy/supply chain interface – how and where can management of the innovation process help? – Ajax, Ontario.
Feb. 2006 Government of Canada, Statistics Canada, Science, Innovation and Electronic Information Division. Seminar series. - Comprehensive case studies of innovation inside SME mechanically-based manufacturers. Ottawa, Ontario
Thesis: The role of innovation processes within small to medium-sized mechanically-based manufacturers. G. Brophey, University of Exeter, School of Business and Economics, June, 2007. 261 pages.