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Isla Kapasi
Lecturer in Innovation and Enterprise
The Business School
Contact details
Room: 2/40, Craiglockhart Campus
Tel:  +44 (0)131 455 4351
Email: i.kapasi@napier.ac.uk

PhD in Management; Masters of Research; MSc Business Management with Entrepreneurship; Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Development – Managing Volunteers in an Organisational Setting; BA (Hons) Fine Art
Areas of Expertise
Entrepreneurial theories of intention and behaviour; micro and small-to-medium-sized enterprises; entrepreneurial success outcomes (business and personal); innovation; leadership and gender; entrepreneurial education; research methods; critical realism;

Dr Kapasi is a lecturer in Innovation and Enterprise. Prior to undertaking her PhD and working in Higher Education,
Dr Kapasi ran several small businesses and social enterprises within the UK and overseas.
Current Research Activities
Currently working with Heriot-Watt University to examine Leadership and gender: before and after educational input
Selected Publications
  • Kapasi, I. and Galloway, L. (2015) Work-life balance in home-based businesses: a UK study The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 16 (1) pp.33-42. h5-index 10, h5-median 18, ABS 2*
  • Galloway, L., Kapasi, I. and Sang. K. (2015) Entrepreneurship, leadership and the value of feminist approaches to understanding them International Small Business Journal. h5-index 29, h5-median 37, ABS 3*
  • Galloway, L., Kapasi, I. and Whittam, G. (2015) How not to do it!! A salutary lesson on longitudinal & qualitative research approaches for entrepreneurship researchers International Journal of Entrepreneurship Behavior & Research. h5-index 20, ABS 2*
  • Galloway, L. and Kapasi, I. (forthcoming) Theory of Planned Behaviour and Entrepreneurial Education Industry and Higher Education. H5-index 9, h5-median 13, ABS 1*