Whysni joined Solent University in 2006 while she was reading her PhD at the University.
Whysni's qualifications include an MSc in Social Sciences in Accounting and Management Science from the University of Southampton, an MBA from Solent University and a PhD from Solent University/Nottingham Trent University. Her PhD focuses on female entrepreneurship, but she also carries out research in other areas of entrepreneurship.
Whysni has been involved in research projects that were funded by the European Commission (eg, "How Higher Education Institutions in Europe Deal with the Quality Assurance of their Entrepreneurship Programmes”, “Innovation Network”, and “Evaluation of INTERREG Programme France (Channel) – England). She has reviewed papers for publication for several entrepreneurship journals and currently acts as a member of the editorial board of two international journals and as a member of the Scientific and Publication Committee of the European University Network on Entrepreneurship.
Whysni’s main teaching area is management research methods, delivered to various postgraduate courses within the Solent Business School. Her other responsibilities are leading postgraduate dissertation/project modules, supervising postgraduate students, and supervising doctoral students. She is currently supervising six doctoral students who are carrying out research in entrepreneurship.
Whysni is an experienced researcher, obtaining her postgraduate certificate in research methods and PhD from Solent University. Her research interests are entrepreneurship (particularly female entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education) and strategy in small and medium-sized companies. She is currently supervising three PhDs in these areas.
Basuki, W. and Henderson, S. (2003). 'Whatever Happened to the Excellent Marketers – A Study of Financial Performance and Excellent Marketing'. Journal of General Management, 29(2), pp. 70-88.
Other Papers/Case Studies
McLellan, R., Patrick, S., Dinsmore, C., Faustino, A., Almpanis T. and Basuki, W., 2011. 'Working with E-Champions to Enhance Flexible Learning'. Solent Dialogue, vol. 1, pp. 33-39.
McLellan, R., Patrick, S., Dinsmore, C., Faustino, A., Almpanis T. and Basuki, W., 2011. 'Working with E-Champions to Enhance Flexible Learning'. BMAF Magazine, issue 10, pp. 6-9.
Watkins, D., Basuki, W., Bernard, R., Bradley, N., Dabic, M., Dou, J., Houbrechts, G., Marinova, B., Perez. J., Terrasse, C. and Tsakirakis, A. (2009). 'How Higher Education Institutions in Europe Deal with the Quality Assurance of their Entrepreneurship Programmes'. Case studies funded by the European Commission.
Basuki, W, Fakoussa, R. and Bradley, N. (2012). 'Entrepreneurial Intentions of UK University Students'. Paper was presented at the ESU Conference on Entrepreneurship 2012, University of Southern Denmark, Kolding, Denmark, 20 - 24 August 2012.
Basuki, W, Fakoussa, R. and Bradley, N. (2011). 'Entrepreneurship Intention among students'. Paper was presented at the RENTXXV conference, Bodo, Norway, 16 -18 November 2011.
Almpanis T., Patrick, S., McLellan, R., Dinsmore, C., Faustino, A. and Basuki, W., 2010. 'Proposing a Framework for Blended and Flexible Course Design'. In: Kinshuk et al., eds. 'Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age': 7th International Conference, CELDA2010, Timisoara, Romania, October 15 - 17, 2010. Organised by IADIS International Association for the Development of the Information Society. Conference Proceedings, pp. 263 – 267.
Patrick, S., McLellan, R., Dinsmore, C., Faustino, A., Almpanis, T and Basuki, W., 2010. HEA/BMAF Project – ‘Working with E-Champions to Enhance Flexible Learning’. CAMEL event, Faculty of Business Sport and Enterprise Southampton Solent University, 10th June 2010.
Basuki, W. and Watkins, D. (2009). 'Commercial Loan Officers’ Perceptions of Female Entrepreneurs’ Strategies'. Paper was presented at the ESU Conference on Entrepreneurship 2009, University of Sannio Benevento, Italy, 8 - 13 September 2009.
Watkins, D. and Basuki, W. (2008). 'History and Herstory of the Entrepreneurship Literature: Bibliometrics of Gender in Focus and Production'. Paper was presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2008.
Basuki, W. and Watkins, D. (2006). 'Evolution of the Field of Entrepreneurship: Gender in Production and Focus'. Paper was presented at The Enterprise Development Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Conference, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 3 – 5 July 2006.
Basuki, W., Hyder, L. and Bradley, N.K. (2005). 'Entrepreneurship Education: The Added Value of Consultancy Projects.' Paper was presented at The European Summer University of Entrepreneurship, Paris Dauphine University, Paris, 15 – 22 September 2005.
Basuki, W. and Watkins, D. (2005). 'Gender and Strategic Choice in Entrepreneurial Ventures'. Paper was presented at The Enterprise Development Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Conference, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 11 – 13 July 2005.
Basuki, W., Bradley, N. and Brown, S. (2004). 'A Business Incubation Model Following Higher Education Courses'. Paper was presented at The Fourth European Summer University, Paris Dauphine University, Paris, 24 September – 1 October 2004.
Basuki, W. (2003). 'Studying Strategic Attributes of Entrepreneurs in Small Medium-Sized Enterprises'. Paper was presented at The Third European Summer University, Paris Dauphine University, Paris, 26 June – 3 July 2003.