Going Against the Grain. . .’ Construction of Entrepreneurial Identity through Narratives

@inproceedings{Foss2004GoingAT,
  title={Going Against the Grain. . .’ Construction of Entrepreneurial Identity through Narratives},
  author={Lene Foss},
  year={2004}
}
Explores the relation between and anindividual’s life course and the creation of an entrepreneurial identity. Thisanalysisshows the formation of an entrepreneurial identity in thenarrative of Bente, a 42-year-old female entrepreneur who founded a ruraltheatre in Norway in about 1994. The method is to narrate identity through theautobiographic genre; hence, the narrator is the main speaker. A theory isdeveloped that relates the entrepreneurial self to events and cultural contextof an individual… CONTINUE READING

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