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Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise. (2019)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A., YOUNIS, S., HASHIM, H. and AIR, C. 2019. Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise. Social enterprise journal [online], 15(1), pages 94-110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-04-2018-0034

This paper considers whether micro social enterprise is a new genre of social enterprise, a scaled down, micro version of conventional social enterprise or something completely different. The authors have identified themes from features of their prac... Read More about Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise..

Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical. (2018)
Book Chapter
WARREN, L., ANDERSON, A.R. and BENSEMANN, J. 2018. Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical. In Higgins, D., Jones, P. and McGowan, P. (eds.) Creating entrepreneurial space: talking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates. Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research, 9A. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 7, pages 113-127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A007

In this chapter, the authors explore entrepreneurial change in Stanton, a rural small town in New Zealand. This once prosperous place has suffered economically and socially as its past core industries have vanished, and it can be considered now as a... Read More about Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical..

Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place. (2018)
Book Chapter
GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place. In Higgins, D., Jones, P. and McGowan, P. (eds.) Creating entrepreneurial space: talking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates. Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research, 9A. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 4, pages 63-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A004

This chapter is positioned at the conjunction of these literatures. The authors have studied this community for 10 years; regularly interviewing the entrepreneur and residents; attending meetings and making observations. The authors found that the en... Read More about Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place..

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 paper's purpose is to develop understanding of how institutions (family and culture) play out in shaping family micro business practices. Our focus on family business led by poor entrepreneurial women in a context of extreme poverty ena... 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 - 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 on microfinance, in a contex... 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..

Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices. (2017)
Journal Article
AL-BALUSHI, R.A. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability [online], 13(4): proceedings of the 8th International conference for entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development (ICEIRD 2015), 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK, pages 29-47. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepre.../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 indigenous small business. We a... Read More about Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices..

Is entrepreneurship research out of context? (2017)
Journal Article
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 [online], 13(4): proceedings of the 8th International conference for entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development (ICEIRD 2015), 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK, pages 3-9. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepre.../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 (ICEIRD2015) held at the Unive... Read More about Is entrepreneurship research out of context?.

Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions. (2017)
Journal Article
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://archivesofpsycho.../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 of entrepreneurial agency... Read More about Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions..

Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain. (2017)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and LENT, M.D. 2019. Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain. Journal of rural studies [online], 70, pages 96-103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.020

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 entrepreneurship, allowing poor farm... Read More about Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain..

Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies. (2017)
Journal Article
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 Wang, 2013), to slowly emer... Read More about Towards an entrepreneurial theory of practice: emerging ideas for emerging economies..

Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge. (2017)
Journal Article
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 gap may be significant becau... Read More about Collaborating for innovation: the socialised management of knowledge..

The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. (2017)
Journal Article
KALDEN, J.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 18(2), pages 91-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439

The German economy is praised for its stability, creating a seemingly strong economic environment in which entrepreneurship should thrive. Our research problem is that, in spite of the strong economy, new venture creation rates are substantially lowe... Read More about The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives..

Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs. (2017)
Journal Article
GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior 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 interviews, participating in mee... Read More about Entrepreneursheep and context: when entrepreneurship is greater than entrepreneurs..

Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community. (2016)
Journal Article
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 it offered a conceptually i... Read More about Enterprise as socially situated in a rural poor fishing community..

Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship. (2016)
Journal Article
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 qualitative study tracks th... Read More about Microfranchise emergence and its impact on entrepreneurship..

Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland. (2016)
Journal Article
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: https://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 practices. In particular, we exp... Read More about Broadband and the creative industries in rural Scotland..

Entrepreneurship as a community phenomenon: reconnecting meanings and place. (2016)
Journal Article
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://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 lens, we were able to ide... Read More about Entrepreneurship as a community phenomenon: reconnecting meanings and place..

Entrepreneurship as re-sourcing: Towards a new image of entrepreneurship in a time of financial, economic and socio-spatial crisis. (2016)
Journal Article
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://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 crisis. Design/methodolo... Read More about Entrepreneurship as re-sourcing: Towards a new image of entrepreneurship in a time of financial, economic and socio-spatial crisis..