SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Dr Kevin Kane
Dr Kevin Kane
postal addressSalford Business School, M5 4WT.
email addressK.Kane@salford.ac.uk
Key Memberships
Full Member of Research Centre: Business and Management Research Centre
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Social Business
From May 2013 to August 2015.
From September 2009 to August 2015.
Member of College: College of Business & Law
From October 2012 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
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Key Projects
2018
Jun
Awards for travel to Canada: Independent UK-Based Scholars
Canada UK Foundation, £1,000.00.
Principal Investigator: K Kane (100%).
2004
Dec
Thai Cuisine Project
Hotel and Catering International Management Association, £134,499.00.
Investigators: K Kane (50%), E Taylor (50%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2018
Jan
2017
Mar
Conference Presentations
2019
Apr
Joint Panel Expert Member on Cost Reduction and Value Addition in Government Property and Estates
2019
Mar
2018
May
2018
Mar

 The digital revolution is changing everything so what does this mean for students making career choices and education providers trying to develop suitable educational offering to help create the citizens of the future.more >>.

2018
Jan
2017
Dec
The links between organisational culture and management control are examined
2017
May
2016
Dec

 This presentation discusses research findings that indicate food businesses do not, in general, use food safety scores to market themselves to their public. Yet customers are very concerned about the safety of the food th... more >>.

2016
Jun

 How mature are Social Enterprises in managing projects?

2016
Apr
2015
Oct

 Members of professional organisations are expected to behave in an ethical  and responsible manner with regard to thier professional duties and such behaviour is one of the key characteristics of a profession and thu... more >>.

2015
Oct
International comparisons show clearly that the UK 'punches above its weight' in terms of research outcomes given the level of funding available from public and private sources. This presentation examines the reasons behind this ... more >>.
2015
Jun

The future of social enterprise in the UK will be affected directly by the state of the economy and by the UK Government's aim of 'do less, do it cheaper, or not do it at all' in terms of publically provided services. Soci... more >>.

2015
Apr
This presentation describes the construction of a course for leaders in social enterprise and the way feedback can be used in effective course design.
2015
Mar

 Over 40% of Hand-Pumps in rural Malawi are not working. This presentation outlines research  from Project Management that offers a solution to the problem of maintaining effective pumps in rural environments.

2014
Nov

 A social business needs both an effective business model and a powerful social purpose if it is to be sustainable over the longer term. Lessons from research with 25 social businesses in Salford UK are discussed and guida... more >>.

2014
Oct

 International catering waste is waste food and associated waste produced on aircraft and ships entering the EU. Such waste is treated as a category 1 animal by-product for disposal by incineration or deep buriel. The cost... more >>.

2014
Apr

Whistleblowing systems and procedures are an important part of project governance and yet this is hardly recognised by the profession.

2013
Nov

 The dynamic nature of the changes facing social businesses and the scale of the problems facing the country means that social enterprise needs to grow larger and faster and one way of doing this is by creating networks fo... more >>.

2012
Nov

The use of HACCP as a tool of competitive advantage in a business, region or nation through design of 'user-friendly' food safety management systems, communication with the public and the use of market rewards to encourage... more >>.

2012
Jun

A comparison of the UK FSA's National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration's Smiley System.

2012
Apr

 The incidence of food borne illness (FBI) is growing worldwide and affects both developed and developing countries. Everyone is at risk of FBI since everyone consumes food and water, but the impact of this type of illness... more >>.

2012
Feb

How SFBB was developed at Salford University - a case study showing how research, regulation and technology intersect to produce an effective risk management system now used in over 100,000 businesses

2012
Jan

Fresh agronomy  products are seen more and more as high risk foods and so producers need to undertake risk assessment that goes beyond GAP if they are to be more certain that their risk management systems are working effec... more >>.

2011
Sep

Theory suggests that techniques like Monte Carlo or Latin Hypercube will help determine better estimates of project duration and costs hereby reducing associated risk factors. The presentation explored why these approaches are ... more >>.

2011
Jun
External Examiner Duties
2018
Jan
External examiner in Business and Management
2017
Mar
External Examiner for the MSc in Project Management
2015
Jan
Project Management
2012
Jun
2010
May

External examiner for MSc Project Management

Honours and Awards
2017
May

 Cross-cultural consumer perceptions of service quality in restaurants” published in Nutrition & Food Science Outstanding Paper in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network 

Invited Papers and Lectures
2017
Mar
2012
Feb

How SFBB was developed at Salford University - a case study showing how research, regulation and technology intersect to produce an effective risk management system now used in over 100,000 businesses.

Journal Editorship
2018
Mar
Editor of Special Edition on Food Safety Culture and Management
2016
Jan
2014
Jul
2011
Nov

Editorial Board Member

Media Appearances
2010
Oct

Discussion on the influcence of a salford epidemic in the victorian period on the development of the icre-cream cone.

Memberships of External Bodies
2010
Jan
2009
Jan

Treasurer of North West Branch of the APM

2003
Dec

Member: Codex Alimentarious Commission, Food Hygiene Committee Working Group on Validation.

2003
Jan

Delegate: Codex Alimentarious Commission, Food Hygiene Committee, Orlando. Jan 2003 (as part of WHO delegation). 2004 (Washington US); 2005 (Buenos Aires,Argentina); International Federation of Environmental Health delegate. De... more >>.

2002
Dec

European Food Safety Educators Forum. (Founder Member). Inaugral meeting April 2nd 2003, Brussels. Aims to promote Masters level training across Europe, to meet severe skills shortages in this area.

2001
Dec

Food Standards Agency: HACCP Policy Advisor (as part of secondment 2002/4).

Other
2018
Jun

 Investigation of social innovation and resilience in deprived communities at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

2014
Jul

 £1,0000 grant to explore University, Social Enterprise and Local Authority collaboration in Mouraria, Lisbon, Portugal

2010
Apr

Catalyst award for development of social enterprise risk management approaches and links

Other Evidence of External Esteem
2019
Mar
Chair of Examiners APM Risk 1 and PMQ Qualifications
2017
Sep
2017
Jul
2016
Nov

 Member of examinations technical advisory group for risk qualifications of the Association of Project Management

2015
Dec
2012
Feb
2011
Dec
2011
Oct

Talk to United Utility engineers on the practical use of monte carlo models to engineering projects

2011
Jul
2011
Jul
2011
Jan
Review and refresh of APM Body of Knowledge Risk Management element