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Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. (2007)
Book Chapter
SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published. In Neergaard, H. and Ulhøi, J.P. (eds.) Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, chapter 17, pages 434-459.

Qualitative methodologies continue to proliferate in social sciences such as sociology and anthropology. Yet, despite this uptake they currently exist on the margins of entrepreneurship research. Indeed, Rae (2001) criticised entrepreneurship researc... Read More about Daring to be different: a dialogue on the problems of getting qualitative research published..

Recognizing meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. (2007)
Book Chapter
SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. Recognizing meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research. In Neergaard, H. and Ulhøi, J.P. (eds.) Handbook of qualitative research methods in entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, chapter 7, pages 169-192.

Entrepreneurship is a process which involves discontinuity and change; entrepreneurs create disequilibria and exploit the resulting change. Thus, entrepreneurship is in essence change. This fundamental characteristic of entrepreneurship makes it diff... Read More about Recognizing meaning: semiotics in entrepreneurial research..

The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. (2007)
Journal Article
LEE, E.Y.-C. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability [online], 3(3), pages 38-51. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/AJESIII3All.pdf

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 networks were seen as a social mea... Read More about The role of guanxi in Chinese entrepreneurship..

The moral space in entrepreneurship: an exploration of ethical imperatives and the moral legitimacy of being enterprising. (2007)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and SMITH, R. 2007. The moral space in entrepreneurship: an exploration of ethical imperatives and the moral legitimacy of being enterprising. Entrepreneurship and regional development [online], 19(6), pages 479-497. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08985620701672377

This paper explores the morality associated with entrepreneurship. It has been argued that there is no moral space in entrepreneurship, but such instrumental views may miss out much of the nature of enterprise and how it is understood. Consequently w... Read More about The moral space in entrepreneurship: an exploration of ethical imperatives and the moral legitimacy of being enterprising..

Mumpsimus and the mything of the individualistic entrepreneur. (2007)
Journal Article
DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2007. Mumpsimus and the mything of the individualistic entrepreneur. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 25(4), pages 341-360. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242607078561

The purpose of this article is to explore the persistence, in the face of considerable evidence to the contrary, of the notion that entrepreneurship is a purely individualistic practice. It may be that taking account of the dynamics of social conditi... Read More about Mumpsimus and the mything of the individualistic entrepreneur..

Entrepreneurial social capital: conceptualizing social capital in new high-tech firms. (2007)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A., PARK, J. and JACK, S. 2007. Entrepreneurial social capital: conceptualizing social capital in new high-tech firms. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 25(3), pages 245-272. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242607076526

Although the literature on social capital has increased dramatically in recent years, concerns have been raised about the expanse of applications of the term, diversity of constructs, definitions and variety of analyses. The purpose of this article i... Read More about Entrepreneurial social capital: conceptualizing social capital in new high-tech firms..