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  • The diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566260910969698, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 1 (2), pp. 148-163.
    Purpose: Many ‘Divas’ despite possessing destructive character traits ironically become successful entrepreneurs thus illustrating an alternative ‘storied’ social construction of entrepreneurship. This influences how ...
  • Entrepreneurship and poetry: analyzing an aesthetic dimension. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-09-2012-0103, 2015-07-01)
    SMITH, R. 2015. Entrepreneurship and poetry: analyzing an aesthetic dimension. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 22(3), pages 450-472. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-09-2012-0103
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the aesthetic dimension of entrepreneur poems. The notion of the entrepreneur as storyteller, and the entrepreneur story as cultural genres have become so firmly entrenched in ...
  • Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566261011026538, 2010)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 2 (1), pp. 27-48.
    Purpose – As a result of a plethora of scholarly articles by feminist scholars of entrepreneurship, it is now widely accepted that the notion of entrepreneurship is ideologically skewed towards masculine ideology. Although ...
  • 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 ...