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Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored. (2006)
Journal Article
PYYSIAINEN, J., ANDERSON, A.R., MCELWEE, G. and VESALA, K. 2006. Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 12(1), pages 21-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644463

Purpose - Entrepreneurship is currently at the focus of much theoretical, practical and political interest. In Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation of the entrepreneurial skills of farmers and stronger... Read More about Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored..

Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process. (2005)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. 2005. Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 23(6), pages 587-603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242605057654

The article proposes the value of theatricality as an additional conceptual tool to aid analysis and understanding of the entrepreneurial process. It explores the application of dramatism and dramaturgy and argues that such application is a useful ad... Read More about Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process..

The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management. (2005)
Journal Article
IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2005. The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management. Journal of travel and tourism marketing [online], 19(2-3), pages 47-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1300/J073v19n02_05

This study reports on the consequences of endemic cattle and sheep disease (2001) on two separate areas on the tourist industry; (a) the Grampian Region of Scotland (indirectly affected) and (b) Cumbria in England (directly affected), and secondly on... Read More about The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management..

The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. (2005)
Journal Article
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 [online], 18(2), pages 135-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6248.2005.00037.x

Research has traditionally concentrated on formal kin involvement in the family business. This study investigates if, to what extent, and how entrepreneurs capitalized on resources embedded in the family, but beyond the formal traditionally defined b... Read More about The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm..

News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. (2005)
Journal Article
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 [online], 29(2), pages 153-173. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00074.x

This article describes a social construction of entrepreneurship by exploring the constructionalist building blocks of communication, myth, and metaphor presented in a major British middle range broadsheet newspaper with no particular party political... Read More about News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving..

Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. (2004)
Journal Article
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 [online], 7(3), pages 228-236. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13522750410540236

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 relationship marketing, and... Read More about Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice..

Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties. (2004)
Journal Article
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 [online], 5(2), pages 107-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5367/000000004773863264

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: family, business contacts, and s... Read More about Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties..

The increasing role of small business in the Chinese economy. (2003)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R., LI, J.-H., HARRISON, R.T. and ROBSON, P.J.A. 2003. The increasing role of small business in the Chinese economy. Journal of small business management [online], 41(3), pages 310-316. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/1540-627X.00084

This paper considers the changes in firm ownership since the Chinese government implemented its open-door policy in 1978. Most significant amongst these is the relative decline in State owned enterprises and the marked increase in the numbers of smal... Read More about The increasing role of small business in the Chinese economy..

The evolution of agile manufacturing. (2003)
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LI, J.-H., ANDERSON, A.R. and HARRISON, R.T. 2003. The evolution of agile manufacturing. Business process management journal [online], 9(2), pages 170-189. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/14637150310468380

This paper provides an exploration of the concept and content of agile manufacturing (AM). It describes the nature of the content of AM and synthesises the literature to propose a comprehensive definition of purpose and process. Real agile manufactur... Read More about The evolution of agile manufacturing..

'Class matters': human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process. (2003)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and MILLER, C.J. 2003. 'Class matters': human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process. Journal of socio-economics [online], 32(1), pages 17-36. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1053-5357(03)00009-X

This paper explores how entrepreneurial family background impacts upon the development of social and human capital resources and demonstrates how these affect the profitability and growth of new enterprise. Through a qualitative approach, we found th... Read More about 'Class matters': human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process..

The articulation of social capital in entrepreneurial networks: a glue or a lubricant? (2002)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and JACK, S.L. 2002. The articulation of social capital in entrepreneurial networks: a glue or a lubricant? Entrepreneurship and regional development [online], 14(3), pages 193-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08985620110112079

Whilst social capital has been applied in a variety of contexts the nature, role and application of social capital in an entrepreneurial context have not been extensively explored. The nature of social capital presents a conceptual puzzle in that it... Read More about The articulation of social capital in entrepreneurial networks: a glue or a lubricant?.

Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. (2002)
Journal Article
DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S.L., JACK, S.L., and ANDERSON, A.R. 2002. Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 20(2), pages 213-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242602202005

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, Sweden and the United Sta... Read More about Scottish entrepreneurial networks in the international context..

Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture: the case of Britain in the 1980s. (2000)
Journal Article
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 behavior and research [online], 6(1), pages 5-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13552550010323050

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 activity was encouraged by th... Read More about Religion as an environmental influence on enterprise culture: the case of Britain in the 1980s..

Marketing landscapes: the social context. (1999)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and MCAULEY, A. 1999. Marketing landscapes: the social context. Qualitative market research: an international journal [online], 2(3), pages 176-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13522759910291680

Explores the relationship between marketing theory and marketing activity within the context of rural entrepreneurship. The key to unlocking our understanding the dynamics of this relationship was to use a number of qualitative techniques including p... Read More about Marketing landscapes: the social context..