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  • Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. 

    Boje, David; Smith, Robert (Taylor and Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14759551003769250, 2010)
    BOJE, D. and SMITH, R., 2010. Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Culture and Organization, 16 (4), pp. 307-331.
    The storytelling in textual and visual re‐constructions of Bill Gates and Richard Branson by their organizations produces entrepreneurial identities bound into particular social power–knowledge relations. Our purpose is ...
  • Re-writing the Danish American dream? An enquiry into Danish enterprise culture and Danish attitudes toward entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert; Neergaard, Helle (Danish American Heritage Society., 2008)
    SMITH, R. and NEERGAARD, H., 2008. Re-writing the Danish American dream? An enquiry into Danish enterprise culture and Danish attitudes toward entrepreneurship. The Bridge: Journal of the Danish American Heritage Society, 31 (1), pp. 41-64.
  • Reading the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen and the novels of Horatio Alger as proto-entrepreneurial narrative. 

    Smith, Robert; Neergaard, Helle (Danish American Heritage Society, 2007-11)
    SMITH, R. and NEERGAARD, H., 2007. Reading the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen and the novels of Horatio Alger as proto-entrepreneurial narrative. The Bridge: Journal of the Danish American Heritage Society, 30 (2)
  • 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 ...
  • Religion, the Scottish work ethic and the spirit of enterprise. 

    Smith, Robert (IP Publishing Ltd., 2009-05)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Religion, the Scottish work ethic and the spirit of entreprise. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 10 (2), pp. 111-124.
    Using a historical approach, this paper revisits Max Weber’s ‘Protestant ethic’, addressing in particular a variant form of it – the ‘Scottish work ethic’. It examines that ethic as both a collective and individuated ...
  • Rescripting criminal identity: a ‘close reading’ of contemporary biographies of British criminals as entrepreneurship discourse. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-09-2012-0051, 2013)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Rescripting criminal identity: a ‘close reading’ of contemporary biographies of British criminals as entrepreneurship discourse. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 7 (4), pp. 316-339
    Purpose – This research paper aims to examine how organized criminals rescript their identities to engage with entrepreneurship discourse when authoring their biographies. From a sociological perspective, stereotypes and ...
  • Rescripting the Danish-American dream: an exploration of the embeddedness of enterprise cultures and discourses. 

    Smith, Robert; Neergaard, Helle (Asia Entrepreneurship Journal http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/AJESIV2008aberdeen.pdf, 2008-10)
    SMITH, R. and NEERGAARD, H., 2008. Rescripting the Danish-American dream: an exploration of the embeddedness of enterprise cultures and discourses. The Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, IV (2), pp. 61-86.
    INTRODUCTION: It has been documented by numerous studies that countries differ in their rate of entrepreneurial activity. The reasons why this is so are usually attributed to structural issues. However, we argue that these ...
  • Restorying entrepreneurship in a changing world. 

    Warren, Lorraine; Smith, Robert (Kozminski University. http://crow.kozminski.edu.pl/journal/index.php/tamara/article/view/142, 2012-03)
    WARREN, L. and SMITH, R., 2012. Restorying entrepreneurship in a changing world. Tamara Journal for Critical Organization Enquiry, 10 (1-2), pp. 5-8.
  • 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 ...
  • Robert Maxwell. 

    Smith, Robert (SAGE http://www.sagepub.com/books.nav, 2013-07)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Robert Maxwell. In: L. M. SALINGER, ed. Encyclopedia of white-collar and corporate crime. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA.: SAGE. Pp. 586-588.
  • The role of storyboards and scrapbooks in propagating entrepreneurial value in family business settings. 

    Smith, Robert (Inderscience. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/WREMSD.2011.040808, 2011-06)
    SMITH, R., 2011. The role of storyboards and scrapbooks in propagating entrepreneurial value in family business settings. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 7 (3), pp. 260-271.
    The concepts of entrepreneurial narrative and biography are an emerging field of entrepreneurship research, but there is more to entrepreneurial narrative and biography than written words. Consequentially, this research ...
  • Rural rogues: a case story on the 'Smokies' trade. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550410544231, 2004)
    SMITH, R., 2004. Rural rogues: a case story on the ‘Smokies’ trade. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 10 (4), pp. 277-294.
    Research into rural entrepreneurship continues to expand, albeit slowly. A common theme in the literature is the creation of value and its extraction from the environment. Rural entrepreneurship potentially covers a wide ...
  • The Scottish campus officer: past, present and future. 

    Frondigoun, Liz; Smith, Robert; MacLeod, Iain (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Scottish_Campus_Officer.pdf, 2013-06)
    FRONDIGOUN, L., SMITH, R. and MACLEOD, I., 2013. The Scottish campus officer: past present and future. [online] Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Scottish_Campus_Officer.pdf [Accessed 30 July 2013]
  • Special issue: Listening to voices from the margins of entrepreneurship; introduction. 

    Smith, Robert (IP Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/000000007782433240, 2007-11)
    SMITH, R., 2007. Special issue: Listening to voices from the margins of entrepreneurship; introduction. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 8 (4), pp. 245-250.
  • Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Storytelling.pdf&sa=U&ei=pAbVTp_eG4WE4gTa1rmWAQ&ved=0CAQQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNGDE9SAMAzLTBSWS2qej4BadupNBA, 2011)
    BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, R., 2011. Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. SIPR Research Summary.
    Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of ...
  • Tackling the illlicit commercial exploitation of children off campus - a case study. 

    Smith, Robert; Frondigoun, Liz (Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Child_exploitation.pdf, 2013-09)
    SMITH, R. and FRONDIGOUN, L., 2013. Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus – a case study. SIPR Practice Notes [online] Number 2. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Child_exploitation.pdf [Accessed 10 October 2013]
    The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report ...
  • 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 ...
  • Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. 

    Smith, Robert; Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2014.913853, 2014)
    SMITH, R., PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S., 2014. Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. Folklore, 125 (2), pp. 218-237.
    For police officers, much of the working day consists of telling stories about everyday policing and events. Although the study of narrative and storytelling in organizational contexts is an expanding area of research, the ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. nttp://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17506200910982019, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 3 (3), pp. 256-268.
    Purpose: This research paper focuses upon organised criminals as an enterprising community and as enterprising people. Organized crime is a global phenomenon that concentrates upon the development of both [1] Sustainable ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurial resilience development within institutional constraints: a case of Ghana. 

    Abebrese, Armstrong (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2015-04)
    This thesis contributes towards understanding the dynamic phenomenon of entrepreneurship by exploring how entrepreneurs developed resilience within institutional constraints at the lived experience level. This is a qualitative ...