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  • Classifying the strategic capability of farmers: a segmentation framework. 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEV.2012.046517, 2012)
    MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R., 2012. Classifying the strategic capability of farmers: a segmentation framework. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 4 (2), pp. 111-131.
    This paper examines the capability of farmers to diversify and outlines the barriers and challenges that confront farmers. It suggests that not all farmers have a high level of ‘strategic awareness capability’. The ...
  • Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9523.2012.00580.x, 2013-01)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2013. Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community. Sociologia Ruralis, 53 (1), pp. 112-134.
    The accepted social construction of the rural criminal is that of the (alien) urban marauder. In this social script the farmer is presented as the victim of crime. Traditionally, farmers enjoy high levels of social esteem ...
  • Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored. 

    Pyysiainen, Jarkko; Anderson, Alistair R.; McElwee, Gerard; Vesala, Kari (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644463, 2006)
    PYYSIAINEN, J., ANDERSON, A., MCELWEE, G. and VESALA, K., 2006. Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 12 (1), pp. 21-39
    Purpose – Entrepreneurship is currently at the focus of much theoretical, practical and political interest. In Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation of the entrepreneurial ...
  • The embeddedness of illegal entrepreneurship in a closed ethnic community. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Inderscience. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2013.055315, 2013)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2013. The embeddedness of illegal entrepreneurship in a closed ethnic community. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 11 (1), pp. 45-62.
    Purpose: There is an emerging body of literature driven by entrepreneurship scholars which attempts to differentiate between the conceptual and theoretical aspects of legal, illegal, amoral and immoral entrepreneurial ...
  • Illegal diversification in the farming community? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Arthur Rank Centre, 2012-12)
    MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R., 2012. Illegal diversification in the farming community? RuSource Briefing. [online]. 1660. Available from: http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12120694 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
  • Policing rural crime. 

    Smith, Robert; Laing, Audrey Frances; McElwee, Gerard (Arthur Rank Centre http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12120687, 2012-12)
    SMITH, R., LAING, A. and MCELWEE, G., 2012. Policing rural crime. RuSource Briefing. [online]. 1653. Available from: http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12120687 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
    Key points o Between 2000 and 2012 over 1,000 police stations have been closed in the UK and many more have been placed on reduced opening hours. A similar situation is unfolding in Northern Ireland and Eire. This may ...
  • Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard; McDonald, Seonaidh; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-11-2010-0179, 2013)
    SMITH, R., MCELWEE, G., MCDONALD, S. and DODD, S. D., 2013. Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 19 (4), pp. 364-386.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on a review of the writing practices and experiences of scholars who have published qualitative papers in the field of entrepreneurship. It evaluates existing knowledge about ...
  • The rise of illicit rural enterprise within the farming industry: a viewpoint. 

    Smith, Robert; Laing, Audrey Frances; McElwee, Gerard (Institute of Agricultural Management in association with International Farm Management Association. http://dx.doi.org/10.5836/ijam/2013-04-01, 2013-07)
    SMITH, R., LAING, A. and MCELWEE, G., 2013. The rise of illicit rural enterprise within the farming industry: a viewpoint. International Journal of Agricultural Management, 2 (4), pp. 185-188.
    In this viewpoint article we seek to make the farming community aware of the increasing presence of organised criminals and crime within the farming community. In the past decade there has been a discernible rise in the ...
  • The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Anderson, Alistair R.; Vesala, Kari (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02756660610710373, 2006)
    MCELWEE, G., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, K., 2006. The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? Journal of Business Strategy, 27 (6), pp. 65-72.
    Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this article is to explore the strategy of an enterprising farmer. The background problematic is that in Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation ...
  • Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert; Sommerville, Peter (Ohio State University https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/51127/IJRC_mcelwee_vol1-issue1_pp40-62.pdf, 2011-12)
    MCELWEE, G., SMITH, R. and SOMMERVILLE, P., 2011. Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? International Journal of Rural Criminology, 1 (1), pp. 40 – 62.
    Illegal entrepreneurship in the rural is under researched and scrutinised, yet it occupies a distinctive space in entrepreneurship practice in terms of how it is construed and how it is enacted. This is a theoretical ...