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Module Reading List

Contemporary Challenges in Enterprise, 2018/19, Semester 2
Richard Tunstall
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Recommended Text:

Mole, K and Ram, M. (2012) Perspectives in entrepreneurship : a critical approach Basingstoke and New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan


Readings for Visiting Speakers:

Entrepreneurship in Low-Income Communities

Southern, A. (2011) Enterprise, deprivation and social exclusion : the role of small business in addressing social and economic inequalities, Routledge: London.

Amin, A., Cameron, A. and Hudson, R. (2002) Placing the social economy, Routledge: London.

Bates, T. (1997) ‘Michael Porter’s conservative urban agenda will not revitalize America’s inner cities: what will? ’, Economic Development Quarterly, 11(1): 39–44.

Blackburn, R. and Ram, M. (2006) Fix or fixation? The contributions and limitations of entrepreneurship and small firms to combating social exclusion. Entrepreneurship and regional development. 18(1): 73-89.

Blakely, E. J. and Small, L. (1995) ‘Michael Porter: new gilder of ghettos’, Review of Black political economy, 24(2/3): 161–82.

McKeever, E., Jack, S. and Anderson, A. (2015) Embedded entrepreneurship in the creative re-construction of place, Journal of business venturing., 30(1): 50-65.

Porter, M. E. 1995. ‘The competitive advantage of the inner city’, Harvard business review., May–June: 55–71.

Porter, M. 1995. ‘An economic strategy for America’s inner cities: Addressing the controversy’, Review of Black political economy, 24(2/3): 303–34.

Rouse J and Jayawarna D 2011. Structures of exclusion from enterprise finance. Environment and planning. C : government and policy. 29: 659.

Williams C (2010) Spatial variations in the hidden enterprise culture: Some lessons from England. Entrepreneurship and regional development., 22(5): 403-423.


Navigating the Sharing Economy: from markets to commons 

Cohen, B. & Muñoz P. 2016. Sharing cities and sustainable consumption and production: towards an integrated framework. Journal of cleaner production. ISSN: 0959-6526 134: 87 - 97

Muñoz P. and Cohen, B. 2018. A Compass for Navigating Sharing Economy Business Model. California management review. ISSN: 0008-1256 61 (1): 114 -147

Muñoz, P. & Cohen, B., 2017. Mapping out the sharing economy: A configurational approach to sharing business modeling. Technological forecasting and social change. ISSN: 0040-1625, 125(C), pp.21–37

Muñoz, P., 2016. Beyond Markets: Entrepreneurship in the Civil Society. European business review. ISSN: 0955-534x  

Muñoz, P. & Cohen, B., 2016. The making of the urban entrepreneur. California management review. ISSN: 0008-1256 59(1), pp.71–91

Murillo, D., Buckland, H. & Val, E., 2017. When the sharing economy becomes neoliberalism on steroids: Unravelling the controversies. Technological forecasting and social change. ISSN: 0040-1625 125, pp.66–76

Acquier, A., Daudigeos, T. & Pinkse, J., 2017. Promises and paradoxes of the sharing economy: An organizing framework. Technological forecasting and social change. ISSN: 0040-1625 125, 1-10


Growth Session

Anyadike-Danes M, Hart M and Du J. 2015. “Firm dynamics and job creation in the UK: 1998-2013”. International small business journal. ISSN: 0266-2426 33: 12-27.

Carter S, Ram M, Trehan K and Jones T. 2015. “Barriers to ethnic minority and women’s enterprise: Existing evidence, policy tensions and unsettled questions”. International small business journal. ISSN: 0266-2426 33: 49-69.

Fraser S, Bhaumik S and Wright M (2015) “What do we know about the relationship between entrepreneurial finance and growth?” International small business journal. ISSN: 0266-2426 33: 70-88.

Koryak, O, Mole, K, Lockett A, Hayton J, Ucbasaran D, and Hodgkinson G (2015) “Entrepreneurial leadership, capabilities and firm growth: A review of existing evidence”. International small business journal. ISSN: 0266-2426 33: 89-105

Lockett, A., Wiklund, J., Davidsson, P., and Girma, S. (2011). “Organic and Acquisitive Growth: Re-examining, Testing and Extending Penrose's Growth Theory”. Journal of management studies. ISSN: 0022-2380 48 (1): 48-74.

Love J and Roper S (2015) “SME innovation, exporting and growth – a review of existing evidence”. International small business journal. ISSN: 0266-2426 33: 28-48.


Family Firms, Innovation and Knowledge Sharing Cultures

Massis, A. D., Frattini, F., & Lichtenthaler, U. (2013). Research on Technological Innovation in Family Firms: Present Debates and Future Directions. Family business review. ISSN: 0894-4865; 1741-6248 (Electronic)  26(1), 10–31. 

Cunningham, J., Seaman, C. and McGuire, D. (2017) Perceptions of Knowledge Sharing in Small Family Firms: A Structural Equation Model. Family business review. ISSN: 0894-4865; 1741-6248 (Electronic) 30 (2): 160 - 181

Cunningham, J., Seaman, C. and McGuire, D. (2015) Knowledge Sharing in Small Family Firms.  Journal of Family Business Strategy ISSN: 1877-8585 7 (1): 34 - 46

Seaman, C., Bent, R. Unis, A. (2015) The Future of Family Entrepreneurship: Family Culture, Education and Entrepreneurial Intent in Scottish Pakistani Communities. Futures. Special Issue on the Futures of Family Entrepreneurship. Editors: Randerson, K., Fayolle, A. and Bettinelli, C. Futures. ISSN: 0016-3287 75 : 83 - 91

Kotlar, J. and De Massis, A. (2013)  Goal Setting in Family Firms: Goal Diversity, Social Interactions, and Collective Commitment to Family‐Centered Goals Entrepreneurship theory and practice. ISSN: 1042-2587 37(6)

Zahra, S. A., Hayton, J. C., & Salvato, C. (2004). Entrepreneurship in Family vs. Non–Family Firms: A Resource–Based Analysis of the Effect of Organizational Culture. Entrepreneurship theory and practice. ISSN: 1042-2587, 28(4), 363–381.

Seaman, C., McQuaid, R. and Pearson, M. (2014) Networks in Family Business: A Multi-rational Approach. The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal ISSN: 1554-7191  10 (3): 523-537. 

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