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  • The nature and processes of internationalisation at a French Grand Ecole de Management. 

    Bryant, Michael (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2013-03)
    Globalisation has changed the higher education landscape dramatically in the past 20 years, especially for business schools. Accordingly, universities have had to adopt different internationalisation strategies in order ...
  • Network practices and entrepreneurial growth. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scaman.2010.01.005, 2010-06)
    ANDERSON, A. R., DODD, S. D. and JACK, S., 2010. Network practices and entrepreneurial growth. Scandinavian Journal of Management , 26 (2), pp. 121-133.
    Networking plays an important and well-studied role in entrepreneurial start-up processes, but its role in subsequent venture growth is less well understood. This paper reports on an in-depth longitudinal study of ...
  • News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. 

    Nicholson, Louise; Anderson, Alistair R. (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00074.x, 2005-03)
    NICHOLSON, L. and ANDERSON, A.R., 2005. News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, 29 (2), pp. 153-173.
    This paper describes a social construction of entrepreneurship by exploring the constructionalist building blocks of communication, myth and metaphor presented in the Independent newspaper. We argue that the sensemaking role ...
  • Old-fashioned or enlightened?: small retailers’ practices in e-procurement. 

    Connon, Neil G.; Donaldson, Bill; Anderson, Alistair R. (Inderscience, 2012)
    CONNON, N., DONALDSON, B. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2012. Old-fashioned or enlightened?: small retailers’ practices in e-procurement. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 7 (1), pp. 47-62.
    The paper considers how and why SME retailers use the internet in their procurement processes. Examining retailers' views and reasons, we relate these to existing technology acceptance models, employing a qualitative ...
  • Organisational culture, national culture and performance in International Joint Ventures based in Israel. 

    Avny, Giora; Anderson, Alistair R. (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2008.016622, 2008)
    AVNY, G. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2008. Organisational culture, national culture and performance in International Joint Ventures based in Israel. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2 (2), pp. 133-145.
    International Joint Ventures (IJV) capitalise on localised skills, knowledge and capabilities. Moreover, the internationalisation of markets offers scope to innovate, develop and market new products benefiting from ...
  • Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. 

    Oh, Ka-Young; Anderson, Alistair R.; Cruickshank, Douglas (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637151211215000, 2012)
    OH, K.-Y., ANDERSON, A. R. and CRUICKSHANK, D., 2012. Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. Business Process Management Journal, 18 (1), pp. 43-57
    Purpose – E-trade (or electronic trading) appears to offer increased efficiency in business processes, but only a limited number of small firms in Korea have adopted the new processes. The purpose of this paper is to try ...
  • Periphery? What periphery? Marketing to a state of mind. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L.; McAuley, Andrew (Mercury Publications http://arrow.dit.ie/jouimriss/24/, 2001)
    ANDERSON, A. R., JACK, S. L. and MCAULEY, S., 2001. Periphery? What periphery? Marketing to a state of mind. Irish Marketing Review, 14 (1), pp. 26-34.
  • The production of prestige: an entrepreneurial Viagra. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (IP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/000000000101298504, 2000-02)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 2000. The production of prestige: an entrepreneurial Viagra. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 1 (1), pp. 45-56.
    The social context plays a role in entrepreneurial activity. It shapes the perception and evaluation of opportunities and the generation of status. At a deeper level peer group perceptions influence and shape how businesses ...
  • The protean entrepreneur: the entrepreneurial process as fitting self and circumstance. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (World Scientific Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218495800000127, 2000-09)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2000. The protean entrepreneur: the entrepreneurial process as fitting self and circumstance. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 8 (3), pp. 201-234.
    This paper is an ethnographic study of rural entrepreneurship. It explores the relationship between small business and the rural environment and is intended to contribute to the development of entrepreneurial theory. The ...
  • Recognising meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Edward Elgar http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/Bookentry_contents.lasso?id=3448, 2007)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. Recognising meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. In: H. NEERGAARD and J. P. ULHOI, eds. Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. pp. 169-192
    Entrepreneurship is a process which involves discontinuity and change; entrepreneurs create disequilibria and exploit the resulting change. Thus, entrepreneurship is in essence change. This fundamental characteristic of ...
  • Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. 

    Zontanos, Grigorios; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald Publishing Group Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13522750410540236, 2004)
    ZONTANOS, G. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2004. Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 7 (3), pp. 228-236.
    This paper explores the links between the theory and practices of marketing and small business. The review of the literature highlights the close association of the more advanced conceptualisations of marketing, especially ...
  • Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture – the case of Britain in the 1980s. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Scott, Michael G. (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550010323050, 2000)
    ANDERSON, A. R., DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S. L. and SCOTT, M. G., 2000. Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture – the case of Britain in the 1980s. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 6 (1), pp. 5-20.
    This paper explores the role of religion in the formation and development of enterprise culture. The approach is that of legitimisation leading to an increase in environmental munifence. It is argued that entrepreneurial ...
  • Research practices in entrepreneurship: problems of definition, description and meaning. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Starnawska, Marzena (IP Publishing. http://www.ippublishing.com, 2008)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and STARNAWSKA, M., 2008. Research practices in entrepreneurship: problems of definition, description and meaning. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 9 (4), pp. 221 - 230
    The dominant paradigm of entrepreneurship research practices, positivism, has brought about a fundamental paradox: researchers often try to analyse a phenomenon that cannot properly be defined. As a result, much entrepreneurship ...
  • A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Gan, Bee Ching; Fraser, Simon S.; Oke, Adekunle; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-02-2014-0021, 2015)
    MCDONALD, S., GAN, B.C., FRASER, S.S., OKE, A. and ANDERSON, A.R., 2015. A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 21 (3), pp. 291 – 315.
    Purpose: This study addresses the research questions: Which methodologies and data gathering methods are employed by researchers publishing in top entrepreneurship journals, and how has this changed over time? Design: ...
  • The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6248.2005.00037.x, 2005-06)
    ANDERSON, A.R., JACK, S.L. and DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S., 2005. The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. Family Business Review, 18 (2), pp. 135-154.
    Research has traditionally concentrated on formal kin involvement in the family business. This study investigates if, to what extent, and how entrepreneurs capitalised on resources embedded in the family, but beyond the ...
  • The role of guanxi in chinese entrepreneurship 

    Lee, Edward Yiu-Chung; Anderson, Alistair R. (USA Info, Inc. http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/AJESIII3All.pdf, 2007-12)
    LEE, E. Y.-C. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, 3 (3), pp. 38-51.
    Although networks are widely recognised as improving entrepreneurial performance, China which is seen as a traditional Confucian society, has a unique form of networking, guanxi - “special relationships”. These guanxi ...
  • The Role of Networking in the Growth Processes of Family Firms: An International Study. 

    Jack, Sarah L.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Anderson, Alistair R. (IFERA (International Family Enterprise Research Academy), 2010)
    JACK, S., DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2010. The Role of Networking in the Growth Processes of Family Firms: An International Study. In: Long Term Perspectives on Family Business: Theory, Practice, Policy ; IFERA Lancaster 2010: 10th Annual World Family Business Research Conference. Pp. 92 -
    The paper aims to investigate the role of networks in the growth processes of family firms. The study adds to two main stream of literature, drawing together theoretical developments from the family firm realm and networking ...
  • Role typologies for enterprising education: the professional artisan? 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14626000810871664, 2008)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 2008. Role typologies for enterprising education: the professional artisan? Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 15 (2), PP. 259-273
    Purpose of paper To examine how the context, approach and teaching techniques used for entrepreneurship education need to reflect the different roles that encompass enterprise. Design We analyse and reflect upon what ...
  • Rural small businesses in turbulent times: impacts of the economic downturn. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Osseichuk, Ellina; Illingworth, Laura (IP Publishing Ltd. http://www.ippublishing.com, 2010-02)
    ANDERSON, A. R., OSSEICHUK, E. and ILLINGWORTH, L., 2010. Rural small businesses in turbulent times: impacts of the economic downturn. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 11 (1), pp. 45 – 56.
    This paper explores differences in behaviour and performance between rural and urban small firms during the economic downturn. The authors had anticipated that the ‘thinness’ of the rural environment would have had ...
  • Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. 

    Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L.; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266242602202005, 2002-05)
    DODD, S. D., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2002. Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. International Small Business Journal, 20 (2), pp. 213-219.
    The research note reports findings of a study into the personal contact networks of Scottish entrepreneurs, and compares these to results already published for other countries (Canada, Greece, Japan, Italy, Northern Ireland, ...