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  • Network practices and entrepreneurial growth. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scaman.2010.01.005, 2010-06)
    ANDERSON, A. R., DODD, S. D. and JACK, S., 2010. Network practices and entrepreneurial growth. Scandinavian Journal of Management , 26 (2), pp. 121-133.
    Networking plays an important and well-studied role in entrepreneurial start-up processes, but its role in subsequent venture growth is less well understood. This paper reports on an in-depth longitudinal study of ...
  • News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. 

    Nicholson, Louise; Anderson, Alistair R. (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00074.x, 2005-03)
    NICHOLSON, L. and ANDERSON, A.R., 2005. News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, 29 (2), pp. 153-173.
    This paper describes a social construction of entrepreneurship by exploring the constructionalist building blocks of communication, myth and metaphor presented in the Independent newspaper. We argue that the sensemaking role ...
  • Organisational culture, national culture and performance in International Joint Ventures based in Israel. 

    Avny, Giora; Anderson, Alistair R. (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2008.016622, 2008)
    AVNY, G. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2008. Organisational culture, national culture and performance in International Joint Ventures based in Israel. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2 (2), pp. 133-145.
    International Joint Ventures (IJV) capitalise on localised skills, knowledge and capabilities. Moreover, the internationalisation of markets offers scope to innovate, develop and market new products benefiting from ...
  • Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. 

    Oh, Ka-Young; Anderson, Alistair R.; Cruickshank, Douglas (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637151211215000, 2012)
    OH, K.-Y., ANDERSON, A. R. and CRUICKSHANK, D., 2012. Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. Business Process Management Journal, 18 (1), pp. 43-57
    Purpose – E-trade (or electronic trading) appears to offer increased efficiency in business processes, but only a limited number of small firms in Korea have adopted the new processes. The purpose of this paper is to try ...
  • Periphery? What periphery? Marketing to a state of mind. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L.; McAuley, Andrew (Mercury Publications http://arrow.dit.ie/jouimriss/24/, 2001)
    ANDERSON, A. R., JACK, S. L. and MCAULEY, S., 2001. Periphery? What periphery? Marketing to a state of mind. Irish Marketing Review, 14 (1), pp. 26-34.
  • The production of prestige: an entrepreneurial Viagra. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (IP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/000000000101298504, 2000-02)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 2000. The production of prestige: an entrepreneurial Viagra. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 1 (1), pp. 45-56.
    The social context plays a role in entrepreneurial activity. It shapes the perception and evaluation of opportunities and the generation of status. At a deeper level peer group perceptions influence and shape how businesses ...
  • The protean entrepreneur: the entrepreneurial process as fitting self and circumstance. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (World Scientific Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218495800000127, 2000-09)
    ANDERSON, A. R., 2000. The protean entrepreneur: the entrepreneurial process as fitting self and circumstance. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 8 (3), pp. 201-234.
    This paper is an ethnographic study of rural entrepreneurship. It explores the relationship between small business and the rural environment and is intended to contribute to the development of entrepreneurial theory. The ...
  • Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. 

    Zontanos, Grigorios; Anderson, Alistair R. (Emerald Publishing Group Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13522750410540236, 2004)
    ZONTANOS, G. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2004. Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 7 (3), pp. 228-236.
    This paper explores the links between the theory and practices of marketing and small business. The review of the literature highlights the close association of the more advanced conceptualisations of marketing, especially ...
  • Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture – the case of Britain in the 1980s. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Scott, Michael G. (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552550010323050, 2000)
    ANDERSON, A. R., DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S. L. and SCOTT, M. G., 2000. Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture – the case of Britain in the 1980s. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 6 (1), pp. 5-20.
    This paper explores the role of religion in the formation and development of enterprise culture. The approach is that of legitimisation leading to an increase in environmental munifence. It is argued that entrepreneurial ...
  • Research practices in entrepreneurship: problems of definition, description and meaning. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Starnawska, Marzena (IP Publishing. http://www.ippublishing.com, 2008)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and STARNAWSKA, M., 2008. Research practices in entrepreneurship: problems of definition, description and meaning. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 9 (4), pp. 221 - 230
    The dominant paradigm of entrepreneurship research practices, positivism, has brought about a fundamental paradox: researchers often try to analyse a phenomenon that cannot properly be defined. As a result, much entrepreneurship ...
  • The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6248.2005.00037.x, 2005-06)
    ANDERSON, A.R., JACK, S.L. and DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S., 2005. The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. Family Business Review, 18 (2), pp. 135-154.
    Research has traditionally concentrated on formal kin involvement in the family business. This study investigates if, to what extent, and how entrepreneurs capitalised on resources embedded in the family, but beyond the ...
  • The role of guanxi in chinese entrepreneurship 

    Lee, Edward Yiu-Chung; Anderson, Alistair R. (USA Info, Inc. http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/AJESIII3All.pdf, 2007-12)
    LEE, E. Y.-C. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2007. The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, 3 (3), pp. 38-51.
    Although networks are widely recognised as improving entrepreneurial performance, China which is seen as a traditional Confucian society, has a unique form of networking, guanxi - “special relationships”. These guanxi ...
  • Role typologies for enterprising education: the professional artisan? 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14626000810871664, 2008)
    ANDERSON, A. R. and JACK, S. L., 2008. Role typologies for enterprising education: the professional artisan? Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 15 (2), PP. 259-273
    Purpose of paper To examine how the context, approach and teaching techniques used for entrepreneurship education need to reflect the different roles that encompass enterprise. Design We analyse and reflect upon what ...
  • Rural small businesses in turbulent times: impacts of the economic downturn. 

    Anderson, Alistair R.; Osseichuk, Ellina; Illingworth, Laura (IP Publishing Ltd. http://www.ippublishing.com, 2010-02)
    ANDERSON, A. R., OSSEICHUK, E. and ILLINGWORTH, L., 2010. Rural small businesses in turbulent times: impacts of the economic downturn. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 11 (1), pp. 45 – 56.
    This paper explores differences in behaviour and performance between rural and urban small firms during the economic downturn. The authors had anticipated that the ‘thinness’ of the rural environment would have had ...
  • Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. 

    Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Jack, Sarah L.; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266242602202005, 2002-05)
    DODD, S. D., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2002. Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. International Small Business Journal, 20 (2), pp. 213-219.
    The research note reports findings of a study into the personal contact networks of Scottish entrepreneurs, and compares these to results already published for other countries (Canada, Greece, Japan, Italy, Northern Ireland, ...
  • Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties. 

    Jack, Sarah L.; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Anderson, Alistair R. (IP Publishing Ltd. http://www.ippublishing.com, 2004-05)
    JACK, S. L., DODD, S. D. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2004. Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 5 (2), pp. 107-120
    The entrepreneurial context provides a fertile arena for the study of networks. This qualitative study critically examines the nature, content and process of strong ties, which are found to fall into three categories: ...
  • The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Anderson, Alistair R.; Vesala, Kari Mikko (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02756660610710373, 2006)
    MCELWEE, G., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, K., 2006. The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? Journal of Business Strategy, 27 (6), pp. 65-72.
    Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this article is to explore the strategy of an enterprising farmer. The background problematic is that in Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation ...
  • Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process 

    Chorev, Schaul; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2005.06.014, 2006-02)
    CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2006. Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process. Technovation, 26 (2), pp. 162-174
    This paper develops a model of the factors deemed critical for success in high-tech new ventures in Israel. Israel presents an interesting forum, geographically distant from main markets but richly endowed with human ...
  • Tanzanian micro enterprises and micro finance: the role and impact for poor rural women. 

    Ssendi, Lucy Boniface; Anderson, Alistair R. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097135570801800101, 2009-03)
    SSENDI, L. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. Tanzanian micro enterprises and micro finance: the role and impact for poor rural women. The Journal of Entrepreneurship, 18 (1), pp. 1-19.
    This article explores the nature of micro finance, or micro credit, in rural Tanzania. It begins by examining the types of finance available to the poor who operate micro enterprises. We then consider the intended role and ...
  • 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 ...