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The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse.
(SAGE Publications., 2011-08)
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 ...
Restorying entrepreneurship in a changing world.
(Kozminski University., 2012-03)
Rule-breaking and legitimacy: a failure of artful navigation?
The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the tension between rule-breaking and legitimacy for entrepreneurs, who are expected to challenge and change social or business norms. In doing so, they may be presented ...
Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place.
We examine entrepreneurship practice and identity work in a rural small town in New Zealand. Once prosperous, the town suffered economically and socially as old industries closed. Recently the town was rejuvenated, at ...
Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical.
In this chapter, the authors explore entrepreneurial change in Stanton, a rural small town in New Zealand. This once prosperous place has suffered economically and socially as its past core industries have vanished, and ...