Examining the characteristics, philosophies, operating practices and growth strategies of village entrepreneurs
作者: Robert Smith
作者单位: 1Department of Business and Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland , Dumfries, UK
刊名: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 2017, Vol.23 (4), pp.708-725
来源数据库: Emerald Journal
DOI: 10.1108/IJEBR-10-2016-0350
关键词: EthnographyRural entrepreneurshipVillage entrepreneurship
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br)The literature of entrepreneurship has an urban focus and despite the emergence of the rural entrepreneurship literature, we know little about the characteristics, philosophies, operating practices and growth strategies of ordinary village entrepreneurs’ in a UK context. As a concept, the “village entrepreneur” is contentious as theoretically there should be little difference between urban and rural entrepreneurs. Nevertheless, there is! The concept is important because many villages are in decline and are marginal places in terms of entrepreneurial opportunity. The paper aims to discuss these issues. (#br)Design/methodology/approach(#br)A review of the fragmented literature is conducted to synthesise and develop greater understanding. Drawing on a “life-story” approach the...
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