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The embeddedness of illegal entrepreneurship in a closed ethnic community.
Purpose: There is an emerging body of literature driven by entrepreneurship scholars which attempts to differentiate between the conceptual and theoretical aspects of legal, illegal, amoral and immoral entrepreneurial ...
Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community.
The accepted social construction of the rural criminal is that of the (alien) urban marauder. In this social script the farmer is presented as the victim of crime. Traditionally, farmers enjoy high levels of social esteem ...
Policing rural crime.
(Arthur Rank Centre, 2012-12)
Key points o Between 2000 and 2012 over 1,000 police stations have been closed in the UK and many more have been placed on reduced opening hours. A similar situation is unfolding in Northern Ireland and Eire. This may ...
Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times.
(National Policing Improvement Agency, 2012-07)
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 ...
The psychological contract and implied contractual terms: Synchronous or asynchronous models?
(Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2011)
Purpose – For longer than most people would think, over 40 years, organisational psychologists have been defining and characterising the employment relationship in terms of the psychological contract. Across the same period, ...
The politics of destination marketing: Assessing stakeholder interaction choice orientations toward a DMO formation, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument.
(Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2012)
Purpose – Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) are very much a part of the Scottish tourism landscape in 2011. Some regional tourism stakeholders have created DMOs to manage their respective regional attractions, ...
Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda.
(Contemporary Management Research., 2011)
As an important behavioral trait in consumer psychology, regulatory focus (RF) has been proven to describe and predict human behavior in numerous situations as it demonstrates that individuals can be distinguished according ...
Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences.
This paper describes a piece of research intended to establish user preferences for the design of virtual worlds for information retrieval, and reflects critically on the methodology adopted. Over 100 students and staff ...
Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing.
(The Scottish Institute for Policing Research., 2011)
Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of ...