Dr Leonie Baldacchino

Dr Leonie Baldacchino

Dr Leonie Baldacchino

 B.Psy.(Hons),M.A.(Creativity & Innovation),Ph.D.(Warw.)

Senior Lecturer

The Edward de Bono Institute for Creative Thinking and Innovation
Esperanto Street
University of Malta
  +356 2340 3912
Dr. Leonie Baldacchino holds a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from Warwick Business School (UK), an M.A. in Creativity and Innovation (Distinction) and a B.Psy.(Hons.) from the University of Malta. She is Director and Senior Lecturer at The Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking at the University of Malta, where she has been lecturing on entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation since 2008. She coordinates various entrepreneurship-related incentives at the University of Malta, including the Global Entrepreneurship Week events hosted locally by The Edward de Bono Institute and the entrepreneurship module on the Degree Plus programme. She has also lectured on entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation at Warwick Business School (UK) and at Teesside Business School (UK), and has delivered numerous presentations and workshops in Malta and overseas. Her research focuses on various aspects of entrepreneurship, including the psychology of entrepreneurship; social, sustainable and inclusive entrepreneurship; and entrepreneurship education. She has published locally and internationally, including in the International Journal of Management Reviews, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, and in edited books by Routledge, Springer and Edward Elgar.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Cognition
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Creativity
  • Innovation

BALDACCHINO, L. and BUHAGIAR, K., Forthcoming. Inclusive Entrepreneurship Policies, Country Assessment Notes. Malta, 2020. The Missing Entrepreneurs 2020. OECD Publishing, .

BALDACCHINO, L., 2019. Creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. In: G. BALDACCHINO, V. CASSAR, & J. AZZOPARDI, ed, Malta and its Human Resources: Management and Development Perspectives. Malta University Press, .

BALDACCHINO, L., 2019. Intuition in entrepreneurial cognition. In: A. CAPUTO & M. PELLEGRINI, ed, The Anatomy of Entrepreneurial Decisions. Springer, .

HANOHOV, R. & BALDACCHINO, L., 2018. Opportunity recognition in sustainable entrepreneurship: An exploratory study. , 333-358. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Special Issue on Advancing Sustainable Entrepreneurship Through Substantive Research, 24(2), pp. 333.

BALDACCHINO, L., UCBASARAN, D., CABANTOUS, L. & LOCKETT, A., 2015. Entrepreneurship research on intuition: A critical analysis and research agenda. International Journal of Management Reviews, 17(1), pp. 212.

BALDACCHINO, L., UCBASARAN, D., LOCKETT, A. & CABANTOUS, L., 2014. Capturing intuition through concurrent protocol analysis. In: M. SINCLAIR, ed, Handbook of research methods on intuition. Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, .

BALDACCHINO, L., UCBASARAN, D. and CABANTOUS, L., 2014. Experience and opportunity identification: The role of intuition and cognitive versatility. Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2014.

UCBASARAN, D., BALDACCHINO, L. & LOCKETT, A., 2014. Do it again! Recent developments in the study of habitual entrepreneurship and a look to the future.  In: IN F. WELTER & T. BAKER, ed, Routledge Companion to Entrepreneurship. Routledge, .

BALDACCHINO, L. & PULIS-XERXEN, S., 2013. Fostering entrepreneurship through education: A handbook for teachersSt. Nicholas College.

BALDACCHINO, L., UCBASARAN, D., LOCKETT, A. and CABANTOUS, L., 2013. Cognitive versatility and opportunity identification: The role of experience, intuition and analysis. , Babson / Emlyon Business School Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research Conference.  2013.

BALDACCHINO, L. & CUTAJAR, C., 2011. The artisan: A sustainable entrepreneur. In: S. RIZZO, ed, Green Jobs from A Small State Perspective. Belgium: Green European Foundation, Fondazzjoni Ceratonia, pp. 20-32.

BALDACCHINO, L., CASSAR, V. and CARUANA, A., 2008. Start-up Success in a Small Island State: A Study among Entrepreneurs in Malta. Island Studies Journal, 3(1), pp. 73–96.

  • CLS4000 - People Management and Industrial Relations for Public Officers
  • EBI5002 - Creativity and Innovation - From Ideas to Products and Services
  • IOT1002 - Psychology of Creativity
  • IOT1008 - An Introduction to Creativity
  • IOT1010 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • IOT2008 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practical Approaches
  • IOT3100 - Creative Thinking and Innovation
  • IOT5024 - Creativity: Psychological Perspectives
  • IOT5033 - Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing
  • IOT5034 - Strategic and Entrepreneurial Decision-Making