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Family entrepreneurship as a field of research: exploring its contours and contents. (2015)
Journal Article
RANDERSON, K., BETTINELLIB, C., FAYOLLE, A. and ANDERSON, A. 2015. Family entrepreneurship as a field of research: exploring its contours and contents. Journal of family business strategy [online], 6(3), pages 143-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfbs.2015.08.002

This research note presents some food for thought about linking and relating the family, family business and entrepreneurship fields. Although each field has developed an important body of knowledge and some work has been done at the intersections, w... Read More about Family entrepreneurship as a field of research: exploring its contours and contents..

A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013. (2015)
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MCDONALD, S., GAN, B.C., FRASER, S.S., OKE, A. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2015. A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 21(3), pages 291-315. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-02-2014-0021

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to address the research questions: which methodologies and data gathering methods are employed by researchers publishing in top entrepreneurship journals, and how has this changed over time? Design/methodology/a... Read More about A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013..

Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic 'explanation' and the consequent loss of 'understanding'. (2015)
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ANDERSON, A.R. 2015. Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic 'explanation' and the consequent loss of 'understanding'. International journal of business and globalisation [online], 14(2), pages 145-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBG.2015.067432

This paper examines how entrepreneurship has become conceptualised as an economic phenomenon. We explain how the outcomes, the admirable results of entrepreneurship, have led to this position. An understandable concern for the economic benefits from... Read More about Conceptualising entrepreneurship as economic 'explanation' and the consequent loss of 'understanding'..

Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies. (2014)
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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: https://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 phenomenon of entrepreneurship by... Read More about Understanding entrepreneurship: challenging dominant perspectives and theorizing entrepreneurship through new postpositivist epistemologies..

Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration: synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty. (2014)
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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, manifested as increased ambiguity about what knowledge is available yet necessary for innovation. It... Read More about Entrepreneurship and networked collaboration: synergetic innovation, knowledge and uncertainty..

Embedded entrepreneurship in the creative re-construction of place. (2014)
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MCKEEVER, E., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A. 2015. Embedded entrepreneurship in the creative re-construction of place. Journal of business venturing [online], 30(1), pages 50-65. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2014.07.002

This paper focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs engage with place and community. Drawing on the ideas of embeddedness and transferring value across spheres, we develop insight about how the relationship between entrepreneurs and communities influen... Read More about Embedded entrepreneurship in the creative re-construction of place..

Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices. (2014)
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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 and accessed through social... Read More about Entrepreneurship and mutuality: social capital in processes and practices..

Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students' personal development: a European perspective. (2014)
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MUELLER, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2014. Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students' personal development: a European perspective. International journal of management education [online], 12(3), pages 500-511. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2014.05.003

Based on what we know about the multiplex nature of entrepreneurship, we argue that entrepreneurship is a difficult topic to teach. One response has been a shift to constructionist perspectives where learning is seen as an active process of construct... Read More about Understanding the entrepreneurial learning process and its impact on students' personal development: a European perspective..

The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger (2014)
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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: https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2012-0734

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine and explain why most small firms remain small. A new conceptual framework - the condition of smallness - is proposed. Design/methodology/approach: A critical examination of the literature about the nat... Read More about The condition of smallness: how what it means to be small deters firms from getting bigger.

Innovation culture in small Tunisian ICT firms. (2014)
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EL HARBI, S., ANDERSON, A.R. and AMAMOU, M. 2014. Innovation culture in small Tunisian ICT firms. Journal of small business and enterprise development [online], 21(1), pages 132-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-06-2013-0086

Purpose: The research aims to ask whether, in the absence of overarching innovative conditions, a small firm can have an innovative culture and what its scale and scope is. Design/methodology/approach: The study employs four exploratory case studies.... Read More about Innovation culture in small Tunisian ICT firms..

Trust formation processes in innovative collaborations: networking as knowledge building practices. (2013)
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HARDWICK, J., ANDERSON, A.R. and CRUICKSHANK, D. 2013. Trust formation processes in innovative collaborations: networking as knowledge building practices. European journal of innovation management [online], 16(1), pages 4-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/14601061311292832

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the practices and processes of trust building and use in collaborative networking for product innovation and to compare face to face with virtual networking. Design/methodology/approach – Guided by a... Read More about Trust formation processes in innovative collaborations: networking as knowledge building practices..

From admiration to abhorrence: the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe. (2013)
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DODD, S.D., JACK, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2013. From admiration to abhorrence: the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe. Entrepreneurship and regional development [online], 25(1-2), pages 69-89. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2012.746878

Although entrepreneurship seems to offer a universal economic solution, there are some doubts about whether it is universally attractive. We argue that entrepreneurship is a socially constructed concept and consequently the meanings, and hence the ap... Read More about From admiration to abhorrence: the contentious appeal of entrepreneurship across Europe..

The Tunisian textile industry: local responses to internationalisation. (2012)
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ANDERSON, A.R., EL HARBI, S.E. and BRAHEM, M. 2012. The Tunisian textile industry: local responses to internationalisation. European journal of international management [online], 6(5), pages 525-541. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/EJIM.2012.049640

The continuing internationalisation of the textile industry has reduced the labour cost advantages of Tunisian clothing firms. These firms have a precarious position in the international value chain, often as subcontractors and only rarely contributi... Read More about The Tunisian textile industry: local responses to internationalisation..

Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking. (2012)
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HARDWICK, J., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2012. Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking. Journal of business strategy [online], 33(5), pages 51-58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/02756661211282795

Purpose “ The paper aims to better understand the process of networking by small business with their customers to achieve innovations. In particular the relative roles of face-to-face and virtual interaction are to be investigated. Design/methodology... Read More about Innovation in small business: comparing face-to-face with virtual networking..

Entrepreneurship as connecting: some implications for theorising and practice. (2012)
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ANDERSON, A.R., DODD, S.D. and JACK, S.L. 2012. Entrepreneurship as connecting: some implications for theorising and practice. Management decision [online], 50(5), pages 958-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00251741211227708

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider why entrepreneurship theorising has become fragmented and how the research problem might be resolved. Design/methodology/approach: The authors first examine how entrepreneurial constructs reflect only... Read More about Entrepreneurship as connecting: some implications for theorising and practice..

Old-fashioned or enlightened? Small retailers' practices in e-procurement. (2012)
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CONNON, N., DONALDSON, B. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2012. Old-fashioned or enlightened? Small retailer' practices in e-procurement. International journal of technology marketing [online], 7(1), pages 47-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJTMKT.2012.046431

The paper considers how and why SME retailers use the internet in their procurement processes. Examining retailers' views and reasons, we relate these to existing technology acceptance models, employing a qualitative approach. Although our respondent... Read More about Old-fashioned or enlightened? Small retailers' practices in e-procurement..

Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs. (2012)
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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 [online], 18(1), pages 43-57. Available from:https://doi.org/10.1108/14637151211215000

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 to establish the obstacles and... Read More about Perceived barriers towards the use of e-trade processes by Korean SMEs..

The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. (2011)
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ANDERSON, A.R. and WARREN, L. 2011. The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 29(6), pages 589-609. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242611416417

Employing a social construction perspective, this article argues that entrepreneurs are uniquely empowered by entrepreneurial discourse to bring about creative destruction. Analysis of the representation of entrepreneurship in the media suggests that... Read More about The entrepreneur as hero and jester: enacting the entrepreneurial discourse..

Innovation in services through learning in a joint venture. (2011)
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ANDERSON, A.R., DEL MAR BENAVIDES-ESPINOSA, M. and MOHEDANO-SUANES, A. 2011. Innovation in services through learning in a joint venture. Services industries journal [online], 31(12), pages 2019-2032. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2011.558573

Innovation determines a firm's competitiveness and survival and a joint venture is a fast and effective way to acquire the missing knowledge that partners require to innovate, but 'knowing how to cooperate' can be a determining factor in achieving th... Read More about Innovation in services through learning in a joint venture..

Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation. (2011)
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KORSGAARD, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2011. Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online] 29(2), pages 135-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242610391936

The social plays an important role in entrepreneurship, but one that is not well understood. We argue that the social conditions of entrepreneurs, as well as the social nature of opportunities, affect the entrepreneurial process. Hence it is conceptu... Read More about Enacting entrepreneurship as social value creation..