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Social capital and engagement in Nigerian small business marketing. (2021)
Thesis
JAMES, I.N. 2021. Social capital and engagement in Nigerian small business marketing. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447143

This study explores social capital and engagement in Nigerian small business marketing. It examines how Nigerian small business owner-managers develop and use social capital in the network of relationships to overcome marketing constraints. Social ca... Read More about Social capital and engagement in Nigerian small business marketing..

An investigation of poor women's micropreneurship and their experiences of microfinance in rural south-east Nigeria. (2021)
Thesis
UKANWA, I. 2021. An investigation of poor women's micropreneurship and their experiences of microfinance in rural south-east Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447375

This study set out to understand how one of the poorest, most disadvantaged groups - rural African women - perceive and experience microfinance in the context of extreme poverty. The study employed a qualitative method and purposefully sampled thirty... Read More about An investigation of poor women's micropreneurship and their experiences of microfinance in rural south-east Nigeria..

Mobilising identity: entrepreneurial practice of a 'disadvantaged' identity. (2021)
Journal Article
JAMES, I., XIONG, L. and ANDERSON, A. [2021]. Mobilising identity: entrepreneurial practice of a 'disadvantaged' identity. European management review [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12451

We examine how female migrant entrepreneurs overturn disadvantage through social resourcing. We argue they are disadvantaged by the intersectionality of their identities; that social constructions and ensuing entrepreneurial expectations are a poor f... Read More about Mobilising identity: entrepreneurial practice of a 'disadvantaged' identity..

What does not kill us makes us stronger: the story of repetitive consumer loan applications. (2020)
Journal Article
CAGLAYAN, M., TALAVERA, O., XIONG, L. and ZHANG, J. 2020. What does not kill us makes us stronger: the story of repetitive consumer loan applications. The European journal of finance [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2020.1793792

We investigate borrower and lender behaviours when the borrower has experienced a sequence of failed loan applications. Our analysis is based on half a million observations from an established peer-to-peer (P2P) loan platform in China, from 2010 to 2... Read More about What does not kill us makes us stronger: the story of repetitive consumer loan applications..

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..

Time allocation and performance: the case of Chinese entrepreneurs. (2016)
Journal Article
TALAVERA, O., WEIR, C. and XIONG, L. 2017. Time allocation and performance: the case of Chinese entrepreneurs. International journal of the economics of business [online], 24(1), pages 27-51. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13571516.2016.1199458

This paper analyses the effect of time allocation on the financial performance of entrepreneurial firms. We apply the Lewbel estimator to a pooled data set of Chinese private manufacturing firms that are managed by their owners. Time is allocated bet... Read More about Time allocation and performance: the case of Chinese entrepreneurs..

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