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Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women's micropreneurship. (2018)
Journal Article
XIONG, L., UKANWA, I. and ANDERSON, A. 2020. Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women's micropreneurship. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 26(1), pages 122-140. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-05-2017-0162

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop an understanding of how the institutions of family and culture play out in shaping family business practices. This study focusses on family business led by poor entrepreneurial women in a context of ex... Read More about Institutional influence and the role of family in poor women's micropreneurship..

Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies. (2018)
Journal Article
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: The purpose of this paper is to address the problem of why the poorest, most disadvantaged groups such as rural African women, benefit less from microfinance. The authors focus on the perception and experiences of ordinary rural entrepreneur... Read More about Experiencing microfinance: effects on poor women entrepreneurs' livelihood strategies..

Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. (2018)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. Group decision and negotiation [online], 27(3), pages 393-415. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of confidence in how both new and experienced entrepreneurs interpret and make sense of their business environment to inform decision-making. We illustrate our conceptual arguments with descriptive... Read More about Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making..

Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place. (2018)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R., WARREN, L. and BENSEMANN, J. 2019. Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place. Journal of small business management [online], 57(4), pages 1559-1577. 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 least in part because of the ent... Read More about Identity, enactment and entrepreneurship engagement in a declining place..