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  • Humble leadership and the police service. 

    Smith, Robert (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing6.pdf, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Humble leadership and the Police Service. SIPR Briefings. [online] 6. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing6.pdf [Accessed 23 November 2009]
    The concepts of ‘Humble Leadership’ and ‘Leader Humility’ are emerging as areas of interest in leadership studies and this briefing note is intended to highlight their potential relevance as a leadership style in the police ...
  • 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].
  • Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/GM-02-2014-0012, 2014-11-15)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Images, forms and presence outside and beyond the pink ghetto. Gender in management: an international journal [online], 29(8), pages 466-486. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/GM-02-2014-0012
    The purpose of this study is to consider entrepreneurial imagery that sheds light on differing and emerging patterns of female entrepreneurial identity which illustrate shifts in the locus of power that challenge masculine ...
  • The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; Grinnall, Andy (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New Technology, Work and Employment Management, Vol 29 (2), pp. 160-176.
    This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007–2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police ...
  • Inspirational tales: propagating the entrepreneurial narrative amongst children. 

    Smith, Robert (Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship http://www.babson.edu/entrep/fer/Babson2002/III/III_P2/III_P2.htm, 2002)
    SMITH, ROBERT, 2002. Inspirational tales: propagating the entrepreneurial narrative amongst children. In: WILLIAM D. BYGRAVE et al., eds. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2002: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 2002. Babson Park, Massachusetts: Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship.
    Many entrepreneurial narratives act as inspirational tales, propagating valued stories at an ideological and mythological level. By participating in them we expose others to the inspirational power of the narrative and ...
  • Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13590791111173687, 2011)
    SMITH, R., 2011. Investigating financial aspects of dog-fighting in the UK. Journal of Financial Crime 18 (4), pp. 336-346.
    Purpose – The purpose of this article is to discuss financial aspects of illegal dog-fighting in the UK and to reflect upon and discuss the difficulties of researching illegal entrepreneurial activities such as dog-fighting ...
  • Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. 

    Smith, Robert; Laing, Audrey Frances (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Research_Summaries/Research_Summary_15.pdf, 2013-09)
    SMITH, R. and LAING, A., 2013. Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. SIPR Research Summary. [online] Number 15. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Research_Summaries/Research_Summary_15.pdf
    This summary reports on the pilot phase of an ongoing study, funded by SIPR, into the changing nature of rural crime and what constitutes rural criminality. We set out to listen to alternative perspectives on rural crime ...
  • The long goodbye: a note on the closure of rural police stations and the decline of rural policing in Britain. 

    Smith, Robert; Somerville, Peter (OUP http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pat031, 2013-11-01)
    SMITH, R. and SOMERVILLE, P. 2013. The long goodbye: a note on the closure of rural police stations and the decline of rural policing in Britain. Policing [online], 7(4), pages 348-358. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pat031
    This research note documents the recent controversy surrounding the closure of police stations in the UK between 2007 and 2012. It examines the statistics as reported in the press and discusses the rhetoric used in the ...
  • Looking back at Scottish travellers as nomadic entrepreneurs? 

    Smith, Robert (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2009.023497, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Looking back at Scottish travellers as nomadic entrepreneurs? International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 3 (3), pp. 237-255.
    This qualitative paper adopts a historical approach and reports on desk research conducted by the author using a mixture of internet based research backed up by a critical reading of published writings on the travelling ...
  • Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. 

    Smith, Robert (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/, 2010)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. In: A.A. STANTON, M. DAY and I.M. WELPE, eds. Neuroeconomics and the firm. Edward Elgar. pp. 193-216.
    This chapter contributes from a theoretical and practical perspective providing an overview of emerging research strands in entrepreneurship and neuroeconomics. This review maps and unites the research in a unified ...
  • Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566261011026538, 2010)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 2 (1), pp. 27-48.
    Purpose – As a result of a plethora of scholarly articles by feminist scholars of entrepreneurship, it is now widely accepted that the notion of entrepreneurship is ideologically skewed towards masculine ideology. Although ...
  • Mentoring and perpetuating the entrepreneurial spirit within family business by telling contingent stories. 

    Smith, Robert (Sacred Heart University, John F. Welch College of Business http://www.sacredheart.edu/download/2919_neje_fall09.pdf, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Mentoring and perpetuating the entrepreneurial spirit within family business by telling contingent stories. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 12 (2), pp. 27-40.
    Family businesses do not perpetuate themselves. Entrepreneurs must nurture and propagate the values that led to the creation of the very thing most precious to them—their business. This of course depends on stability. Nor ...
  • The moral space in entrepreneurship: an exploration of ethical imperatives and the moral legitimacy of being enterprising. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Smith, Robert (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08985620701672377, 2007-11)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and SMITH, R., 2007. The moral space in entrepreneurship: an exploration of ethical imperatives and the moral legitimacy of being enterprising. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 19(6), pp. 479-497.
    This paper explores the morality associated with entrepreneurship. It has been argued that there is no moral space in entrepreneurship, but such instrumental views may miss out much of the nature of enterprise and how ...
  • Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being ‘outed’ can force a blogger to cease. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; O'Neill, Anne (AoIR http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/9/pdf, 2012)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and O’NEILL, A., 2012. Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being ‘outed’ can force a blogger to cease. Selected Papers of Internet Research. [online]. ir 13.0. Available from: http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/9/pdf [Accessed 22 November 2012].
    There is an expanding literature on the police use of storytelling, but very little has been written in a policing context in relation to the contemporary practice of blogging. Consequentially, this paper reports on an ...
  • Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644472, 2006)
    SMITH, R., 2006. Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 12 (1), pp. 40-62.
    Purpose ? The purpose of this research paper is to explore the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a ?Scottish Fishing Community?, namely the village of Gourdon in Kincardineshire, Scotland over a 60-year period. ...
  • No choices, no chances: how contemporary enterprise culture is failing Britain’s underclasses. 

    Smith, Robert; Air, Carol (IP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/ijei.2012.0075, 2012-05)
    SMITH, R. and AIR, C., 2012. No choices, no chances: how contemporary enterprise culture is failing Britain’s underclasses. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 13 (2), pp. 103-113.
    Despite an increasing interest in minority entrepreneurship in recent years, the issue of ‘underclass entrepreneurship’ and its linkages to ‘enterprise culture’ remain underresearched. In this article, the authors examine ...
  • Observing community-based entrepreneurship and social networking at play in an urban village setting. 

    Smith, Robert (Inderscience. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2011.037340, 2011)
    SMITH, R., 2011. Observing community-based entrepreneurship and social networking at play in an urban village setting. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 12 (1), pp. 62-81.
    Entrepreneurship as a manifestation of change is vital in terms of jobs and business dynamism. However, entrepreneurship as a social activity occurs in time and space and is seen as a natural, organic process. We assume ...
  • 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 ...
  • Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland. 

    Smith, Robert (Vathek Publishing., 2010)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 12 (3), pp. 373-387.
    Although the notion of rural crime has an idyllic aura to it, crime occurs in a changing social landscape and is affected by demographic changes, changing crime trends and by the introduction of new policing practices. ...
  • Prohibition and the American Dream: an analysis of the entrepreneurial life and times of Al Capone. 

    Hipango, Waata; Smith, Robert; Dana, Léo-Paul (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2014.057912, 2014-01-01)
    HIPANGO, W., SMITH, R. and DANA, L.-P. 2014. Prohibition and the American Dream: an analysis of the entrepreneurial life and times of Al Capone. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], 21(1), pages 1-15. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2014.057912
    The iconic figure of Al Capone is arguably the most prominent figure of organised crime. Both biographers and scholars have analysed his life and behaviour. Hollywood has immortalised his character in film. Today, the name ...