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Rural enterprise in Mexico: a case of necessity diversification.
This paper aims to consider the challenges facing small rural businesses in Mexico in their efforts to be enterprising and sustainable when confronted with severe exogenous pressures. Extant literature on farm diversification ...
The dark side of the rural idyll: stories of illegal/illicit economic activity in the UK countryside.
In rural sociology and rural studies, rurality in many countries is commonly constructed as an idyllic space in which crime is perceived as an urban problem. In other countries, however, rurality is constructed as a place ...
Entrepreneurship and poetry: analyzing an aesthetic dimension.
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 ...
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 ...
Understanding entrepreneurial resilience development within institutional constraints: a case of Ghana.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-04)
This thesis contributes towards understanding the dynamic phenomenon of entrepreneurship by exploring how entrepreneurs developed resilience within institutional constraints at the lived experience level. This is a qualitative ...
The 'fairness paradox' and 'small-firm growth resistance strategies'.
The purpose of this paper is to examine and explore why 'Small-Businesses' resist employing outside the immediate family and investigate the employee as an outsider and entrepreneurial resource. Design/methodology/approach ...