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  • 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 ...
  • Understanding the entrepreneur as socially constructed. 

    Smith, Robert (The Robert Gordon University School of Management, 2006-01)
    The objective of this thesis, which combines two levels of analysis, is to explore the entrepreneur as a social construct and the socially constructed nature of entrepreneurship. It builds upon a limited number of extant ...
  • Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Robert; O'Neill, Anne (SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266382112438689, 2012-03)
    BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S., SMITH, R. and O’NEILL, A., 2012. Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere. Business Information Review, 29 (1), pp. 57-63
    This article examines motivations for knowledge sharing in blogs written by police officers. It draws on the findings of a research project completed in 2011 based on content analysis of 63 blogs.
  • Writing and publishing qualitative research: some basic advice for early career scholars. 

    Smith, Robert (Robert Gordon University, 2010-03)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Writing and publishing qualitative research: some basic advice for early career scholars. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Qualitative writing is increasing within entrepreneurship research circles. However, writing up qualitative research for publication can be a daunting prospect particularly for early career researchers and PhD candidates ...
  • Zzzz.....Some reflections on the dynamics of village entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2008.019133, 2008)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Zzzz.....Some reflections on the dynamics of village entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 6 (3), pp. 370-389
    Using the qualitative research techniques of auto-ethnography, active reflection and natural observation to construct a data set of businesses in a village in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK this exploratory, ...