Recent Submissions

  • The intersection of entrepreneurship and selling: an interdisciplinary review, framework, and future research agenda. 

    Matthews, Russell S.; Chalmers, Dominic M.; Fraser, Simon S. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.04.008, 2018-05-01)
    MATTHEWS, R.S., CHALMERS, D.M. and FRASER, S.S. 2018. The intersection of entrepreneurship and selling: an interdisciplinary review, framework, and future research agenda. Journal of business venturing [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.04.008
    Selling is integral to entrepreneurship, yet it has rarely been a focal topic of analysis for entrepreneurship scholars. To address this, we undertake a broad-ranging systematic literature review of research that in some ...
  • Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices. 

    Al-Balushi, Rashid Ali; Anderson, Alistair R. (RossiSmith Academic Publications http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com, 2017-11-30)
    AL-BALUSHI, R.A. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability: special edition of selected articles from the proceedings of the 8th international conference for entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development, 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK, [online], 13(4), pages 29-47. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/JAESVolXIIINov2017.pdf
    Oman provides an interesting context to examine how formal institutions encourage local enterprise. We examine the views of local entrepreneurs about the effectiveness of government policies that are intended to foster ...
  • Is entrepreneurship research out of context? Dilemmas with (non) contextualised views of entrepreneurship. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Gaddefors, Johan (RossiSmith Academic Publications http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com, 2017-11-30)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and GADDEFORS, J. 2017. Is entrepreneurship research out of context? Dilemmas with (non) contextualised views of entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability: proceedings of the 8th international entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development conference, 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK [online], 13(4), pages 3-9. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/JAESVolXIIINov2017.pdf
    This is an editorial written for this special issue in the Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability of the proceedings of the 8th International entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development conference ...
  • Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. 

    McKeever, Edward; Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.939536, 2014-07-24)
    MCKEEVER, E., ANDERSON, A. and JACK, S. 2014. Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. Entrepreneurship and regional development [online], 26(5-6), pages 453-477. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.939536
    Social capital, which offers the broader theoretical construct to which networks and networking relate, is now recognized as an important influence in entrepreneurship. Broadly understood as resources embedded in networks ...
  • Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. 

    Toledano, Nuria; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439, 2017-12-22)
    TOLEDANO, N. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. Action research [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439
    Narrative is an important tool for developing and writing up action research experiences. Its power lies in the fact that narrative construction and narrative recounting are fundamental human communication practices. ...
  • Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Warren, Lorraine; Bensemann, Jo (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12406, 2018-02-11)
    ANDERSON, A.R., WARREN, L. and BENSEMANN, J. 2018. Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place. Journal of small business management [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12406
    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 ...
  • Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration; synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Li, Jin-Hai (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/030630701404000102, 2014-09-01)
    ANDERSON, A. and LI, J. 2014. Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration; synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty. Journal of general management [online], 40(1), pages 7-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630701404000102
    This conceptual paper examines the nature of entrepreneurship in innovation processes in time of crisis. Crisis is a time of heightened uncertainty, manifest as increased ambiguity about what knowledge is available yet ...
  • Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Hardwick, Jialin (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0447-6, 2017-05-17)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and HARDWICK, J. 2017. Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 13(4), pages 1181-1197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-017-0447-6
    Although the importance of diverse knowledge is widely recognised for open innovation, there may be a gap in our understanding of the social processes that shape how collaborators engage in knowledge exchange. This social ...
  • Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions. 

    Vesala, Kari Mikko; Anderson, Alistair R.; Vesala, Hannu T. (KEI Journals http://archivesofpsychology.org/index.php/aop/article/view/11/18, 2017-10-15)
    VESALA, K.M., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, H.T. 2017. Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions. Archives of psychology [online], 1(1), article ID 11. Available from: http://archivesofpsychology.org/index.php/aop/article/view/11/18
    This paper is about relational view to control constructs and entrepreneurship. It introduces the concept 'interaction locus of control' to the study of entrepreneurial agency cognitions. We argue that a better understanding ...
  • Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. 

    Ukanwa, Irene; Xiong, Lin; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald, 2017-12-08)
    UKANWA, I., XIONG, L. and ANDERSON, A. 2018. Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 25(3), pages 428-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-02-2017-0043
    Purpose - To address the problem of why the poorest, most disadvantaged groups such as rural African women benefit less from microfinance. We focus on the perception and experiences of ordinary rural entrepreneurial women ...
  • Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Diochon, Monica C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.020, 2017-09-02)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and LENT, M. 2017. Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain. Journal of rural studies [online], In Press. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2476
    This paper explores how a social enterprise in Kenya, Farmstore, addresses problems associated with rural poverty. It also aims to demonstrate how organising different stakeholder's interests and abilities enables ...
  • Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. 

    Diochon, Monica C.; Anderson, Alistair R.; Ghore, Yogesh (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-016-0414-7, 2016-09-29)
    DIOCHON, M.C., ANDERSON, A.R. and GHORE, Y. 2017. Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 13(2), pages 553-574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-016-0414-7
    Our investigation uses structuration theory to explore the emergence of a microfranchise whose aim is to raise the income of smallholder farmers in Kenya by enabling an increase in productivity. This longitudinal real time ...
  • Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs. 

    Gaddefors, Johan; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-01-2016-0040, 2017-03-17)
    GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs. International journal of entrepreneurial behaviour and research [online], 23(2), pages 267-278. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-01-2016-0040
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explain how context shapes what becomes entrepreneurial. Design/methodology/approach - The paper is part of a longitudinal study over ten years, an ethnographic work including ...
  • Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Ronteau, Sebastien (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-12-2016-0054, 2017-03-09)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and RONTEAU, S. 2017. Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. Journal of entrepreneurship in emerging economies [online], 9(2), pages 110-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-12-2016-0054
    We believe there is a problem with the explanatory power of many existing theories of entrepreneurship in the unique circumstances of emerging economies. Emerging economies range from dynamic contexts such as China (Li and ...
  • Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Obeng, Bernard A. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.11.015, 2016-11-24)
    ANDERSON, A. and OBENG, B. A. 2016. Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community. Journal of rural studies [online], 49, pages 23-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.11.015
    We examine enterprise processes in a poor rural fishing village in Ghana, having become interested in why poverty persists in spite of considerable industry. Our case study uses the village as the unit for analysis because ...
  • Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland. 

    Townsend, Leanne; Wallace, Claire; Fairhurst, Gorry; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.09.001, 2016-09-22)
    TOWNSEND, L., WALLACE, C., FAIRHURST, G. and ANDERSON, A. 2016. Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland. Journal of rural studies [online], 54, pages 451-458. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.09.001
    The creative industries potentially contribute much to the social and economic viability of rural regions. This paper explores the role that broadband connectivity plays in the development of professional and creative ...
  • Entrepreneurship as re-sourcing: towards a new image of entrepreneurship in a time of financial, economic and socio-spatial crisis. 

    Korsgaard, Steffen; Anderson, Alistair R.; Gaddefors, Johan (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-03-2014-0002, 2016-04-01)
    KORSGAARD, S., ANDERSON, A.R. and GADDEFORS, J. 2016. Entrepreneurship as re-sourcing: Towards a new image of entrepreneurship in a time of financial, economic and socio-spatial crisis. Journal of enterprising communities: people and places in the global economy [online], 10(2), pages 178-202. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-03-2014-0002
    The purpose of this paper is to develop an understanding of entrepreneurship that can help researchers, policymakers and practitioners develop entrepreneurial responses to the current economic, environmental and socio-spatial ...
  • Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. 

    Karatas-Ozkan, Mine; Anderson, Alistair R.; Fayolle, Alain; Howells, Jeremy; Condor, Roland (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124, 2014-09-05)
    KARATAS-OZKAN, M., ANDERSON, A.R., FAYOLLE, A., HOWELLS, J. and CONDOR, R. 2014. Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. Journal of small business management [online], 52(4), pages 589-593. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12124
    Entrepreneurship is characterized by complex, dynamic and emergent processes, and the interplay between actors, processes, and contexts. Postpositivistic approaches offer the opportunity to examine subtleties of the ...
  • The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Ullah, Farid (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734, 2014-02-01)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and ULLAH, F. 2014. The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger. Management decision [online], 52(2), pages 326-349. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734
    We consider why most small firms remain small. Employing an inductive analysis of responses from a survey of 2,521 small business owners about employment regulation, we examine the nature and effects of smallness. We found ...
  • Entrepreneurship as a community phenomenon: reconnecting meanings and place. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Gaddefors, Johan (Inderscience https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2016.077576, 2016-07-01)
    ANDERSON, A.R. and GADDEFORS, J. 2016. Entrepreneurship as a community phenomenon: reconnecting meanings and place. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (online), 28(4), pages 504-518. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2016.077576
    This paper explores entrepreneurship as a community phenomenon to establish the roles of entrepreneurship within the social and spatial boundaries of place. During the decade of studying this place through an entrepreneurial ...

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