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Polish immigrants in Leicester: Forms of capital underpinning entrepreneurial activity.
(The Leicester Business School Occasional Papers, 2009-08)
In this paper we report a study of 10 Polish immigrant entrepreneurs operating in Leicester, UK. Like Ram, Theodorakopoulos and Jones (2008) we take a forms-ofcapital approach but use Bourdieu’s (1983) social, cultural ...
Are regulatory interventions seen as an obstacle or an enabler to SME performance and growth in transition economies: a study of gendered perceptions?
Objectives The aim of this paper is to empirically test the influence of the perceived regulatory burden in the context of postcommunist economies on SME performance and growth from a gender perspective. Prior Work The ...
Building the base for cross national comparisons of ethnic entrepreneurship: Understanding Polish entrepreneurs in Western Australia
(34th ISBE Conference Sheffield, 2011-11-09)
The paper accounts for the nature of Polish entrepreneurial activity in Western Australia. First, it examines it through the deployment of Bourdieu’s ‘forms of capital’ model (1983) used in explaining the entrepreneurial ...
Forms of capital, intra-ethnic variation and Polish entrepreneurs in Leicester.
(Work, Employment and Society, 2011-03)
A study of 10 Polish entrepreneurs operating in Leicester, UK is reported in this article. The concepts of social, cultural and economic capital are used as the lens through which to explore the way the capital they ...
Breaking down the Family System: an analysis of the family stakeholders’ non-financial performance objectives
(11th annual IFERA World Family Business Conference, 2011-07)
It is widely accepted by family firm researchers that family firms make considerable efforts to achieve both financial and non-financial objectives. Through the lens of stakeholder theory (Freeman, 1984; Laplume et al. ...
Logics and rationalisations underpinning entrepreneurial decision-making
(Emerald Publishing Ltd, 2017-02-20)