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  • Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking. 

    Hardwick, Jialin; Cruickshank, Douglas; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02756661211282795, 2012)
    HARDWICK, J., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2012. Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking. Journal of Business Strategy, 33 (5), pp. 51-58.
    Purpose – The paper aims to better understand the process of networking by small business with their customers to achieve innovations. In particular the relative roles of face-to-face and virtual interaction are to be ...
  • The mechanisms and processes of entrepreneurial networks: continuity and change. 

    Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L.; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald, 2006)
    DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2006. The mechanisms and processes of entrepreneurial networks: continuity and change. In: J. WIKLUND, D. DIMOV, J. A. KATZ and D. SHEPHERD, eds. Advances in entrepreneurship, firm emergence and growth, Volume 9: Entrepreneurship: frameworks and empirical investigations from forthcoming leaders of European research, pp. 107-145.
    The relevance of networks for entrepreneurship is now well established. However, despite the extent of work carried out there are still clear gaps in our understanding about how networks change and adapt over time and ...
  • The role of guanxi in chinese entrepreneurship 

    Lee, Edward Yiu-Chung; Anderson, Alistair R. (USA Info, Inc. http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/AJESIII3All.pdf, 2007-12)
    LEE, E. Y.-C. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, 3 (3), pp. 38-51.
    Although networks are widely recognised as improving entrepreneurial performance, China which is seen as a traditional Confucian society, has a unique form of networking, guanxi - “special relationships”. These guanxi ...
  • The Role of Networking in the Growth Processes of Family Firms: An International Study. 

    Jack, Sarah L.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Anderson, Alistair R. (IFERA (International Family Enterprise Research Academy), 2010)
    JACK, S., DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2010. The Role of Networking in the Growth Processes of Family Firms: An International Study. In: Long Term Perspectives on Family Business: Theory, Practice, Policy ; IFERA Lancaster 2010: 10th Annual World Family Business Research Conference. Pp. 92 -
    The paper aims to investigate the role of networks in the growth processes of family firms. The study adds to two main stream of literature, drawing together theoretical developments from the family firm realm and networking ...
  • Trust formation processes in innovative collaborations: networking as knowledge building practices. 

    Hardwick, Jialin; Anderson, Alistair R.; Cruickshank, Douglas (Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14601061311292832, 2013)
    HARDWICK, J., ANDERSON, A. R. and CRUICKSHANK, D., 2013. Trust formation processes in innovative collaborations: networking as knowledge building practices. European Journal of Innovation Management, 16 (1), pp. 4 – 21.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the practices and processes of trust building and use in collaborative networking for product innovation and to compare face to face with virtual networking. Design/m ...
  • 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, ...