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  • Adapt and thrive. 

    Cunningham, James (Wilmington Group PLC http://www.privateclientadviser.co.uk/feature/family/adapt-and-thrive, 2014-11)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., 2014. Adapt and thrive. Private Client Advisor, 20 (1), pp. 16-19.
    Family businesses are unique, peculiar and without question set-aside from non-family rivals. Dealing with them can be an emotional rollercoaster for both practitioner and client. The academic discussion surrounding family ...
  • Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. 

    Cunningham, James; McGuire, David (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124, 2019-04-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and MCGUIRE, D. 2019. Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. Human resource development international [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124
    Minority-ethnic, family-run SMEs perform an increasingly important role in the Scottish economy. Yet, research has identified that such businesses are less likely to access publicly-funded business support and training ...
  • Identifying as an outsider: implications for nonfamily in small family firms 

    Cunningham, James (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1469160, 2018-04-27)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. 2018. Identifying as an outsider: implications for nonfamily in small family firms. International journal of human resource management [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1469160
    Family businesses are held in high regard the world over for their impact on employment, credited in part to their longevity and abundance. In spite of this omnipresence, we have only begun to understand the day-to-day ...
  • Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. 

    Cunningham, James; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0, 2018-02-22)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. Group decision and negotiation [online], 27(3), pages 393-415. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of confidence in how both new and experienced entrepreneurs interpret and make sense of their business environment to inform decision-making. We illustrate our conceptual ...
  • Knowledge sharing in small family firms: A leadership perspective. 

    Cunningham, James; Seaman, Claire; McGuire, David (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfbs.2015.10.002, 2016-03)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D., 2016. Knowledge sharing in small family firms. Journal of Family Business Strategy, Vol. 7 (1), pp. 34-46.
    Knowledge sharing is considered critical in the development of a knowledge resource to contribute to the strategic development of the firm. However, how this key organisational activity takes place in small family firms ...
  • Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. 

    Cunningham, James; Tolonen, Kaisa-Maija
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and TOLONEN, K.-M. [2017]. Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], (accepted).
    Berlin is a city famous for its artistic culture and uniquely inspired history, building a hotbed of creativity to draw talent from across the world. Our research problem is that, notwithstanding abundant creativity, ...
  • Nonfamily knowledge during family business succession: a cultural understanding. 

    Wasim, Jahangir; Cunningham, James; Maxwell-Cole, Alexander; Taylor, James Richard (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0167, 2018-06-28)
    WASIM, J., CUNNINGHAM, J., MAXWELL-COLE, A. and TAYLOR, J. 2018. Nonfamily knowledge during family business succession: a cultural understanding. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], Earlycite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0167
    Purpose: Knowledge transfer plays a key role in the succession process. While much attention has been given to the passing of business knowledge form incumbent to successor, less is known about the use of nonfamily knowledge ...
  • Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. 

    Cunningham, James; Seaman, Claire; McGuire, David (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667, 2016-12-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D. 2017. Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. Family business review [online], 30(2), pages 160-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667
    Small family firms have many unique relational qualities with implications for how knowledge is passed between individuals. Extant literature posits leadership approach as important in explaining differences in knowledge-sharing ...
  • The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. 

    Kalden, Jan Niklas; Cunningham, James; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439, 2017-05-09)
    KALDEN, J.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. The international journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 18(2), pages 91-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439
    The German economy is praised for its stability, creating a seemingly strong economic environment in which entrepreneurship should thrive. Our research problem is that, in spite of the strong economy, new venture creation ...
  • The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. 

    McGuire, David; Garavan, Thomas N.; Cunningham, James; Duffy, Greg (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136, 2016-06-06)
    MCGUIRE, D., GARAVAN, T.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and DUFFY, G. 2016. The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and organization development journal [online], 37(4), pages 430-449. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136
    Purpose - The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of speech imagery and linguistic ...