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  • The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Warren, Lorraine (SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266242611416417, 2011-08)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and WARREN, L., 2011. The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. International Small Business Journal, 29 (6), pp. 589 – 609.
    Employing a social construction perspective, we argue that entrepreneurs are uniquely empowered by entrepreneurial discourse to bring about creative destruction. Analysis of the representation of entrepreneurship in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Punters and providers in the North of Scotland: a study of shared experiences. 

    Gault, Barry (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2007-10)
    The research was carried out during a time when residential provision for people with learning difficulties in the north of Scotland was changing from being hospital based towards being community centred. The aim was to ...
  • 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 ...
  • The role of CEO (auto-) biographies in the dissemination of neo-ascetic leadership styles. 

    Halsall, Robert (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715015591861, 2015-06-24)
    HALSALL, R. 2015. The role of CEO (auto-) biographies in the dissemination of neo-ascetic leadership styles. Leadership [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715015591861
    This paper attempts to relate the critical analysis of religious or 'sacred' metaphors in leadership to the theory of askēsis, the idea of leader as an incarnation of a virtue defined as 'the formation of a full, perfect, ...
  • Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. 

    Guthrie, Cathy; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13522751011032575, 2010)
    GUTHRIE, C. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2010. Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. Qualitative Market Research: an International Journal, 13 (2), pp. 110-129.
    Purpose: This paper argues that whilst destination benchmarking and visitor surveys seek to measure the visitor experience, they privilege the destination manager or researcher rather than taking the visitor’s viewpoint. ...
  • Windows and mirrors: reflections of a module team teaching the arts in nurse education. 

    McKie, Andrew; Adams, Violet; Gass, John P.; Macduff, Colin (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2007.03.002, 2008-05)
    MCKIE, A., ADAMS, V., GASS, J. P. and MACDUFF, C., 2008. Windows and mirrors: reflections of a module team teaching the arts in nurse education. Nurse Education in Practice, 8 (3), pp. 156-164
    This paper draws upon the five-year experience of a group of nursing lecturers involved in planning, delivery and evaluation of a discrete module on the expressive arts within a Bachelor of Nursing course within one ...
  • 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, ...