Sarah L. Jack

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The enterprise culture is founded on the premise that entrepreneurship is the engine that drives the economy. One aspect of this cultural pervasion is the increase in the numbers of educational institutions teaching entrepreneurship courses. Yet this hegemony of the encouragement of new business start-up, almost for its own sake, needs to be critically(More)
Available online xxxx Field Editor: Garry Bruton on the ideas of embeddedness and transferring value across spheres, we develop insight about how the relationship between entrepreneurs and communities influences entrepreneurial This paper focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs engage with place and community. Drawing practices and outcomes. Employing an(More)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to consider why entrepreneurship theorising has become fragmented and how we might resolve the research problem. Design/methodology/approach We first examine how entrepreneurial constructs reflect only part of what we “mean” by the construct to argue that we use different social constructions. This explains why theories(More)
This paper deals with the issue of how the future is created and the mechanisms through which it is produced and conceived. Key to this process appears to be social interaction and how it is used to bring about change. Examining the entrepreneurial context by qualitative longitudinal research techniques, the study considers the situations of three(More)
This paper presents the findings of recent empirical-based research into the experiences of entrepreneurs and intermediaries engaged in cluster building activities in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector in Northwest England. The research takes a dual perspective by interviewing both entrepreneurs and intermediaries from a range of(More)
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