Up the ANTe : understanding entrepreneurial leadership learning through actor-network theory

Smith, Sue and Kempster, Stephen John and Barnes, Stewart (2017) Up the ANTe : understanding entrepreneurial leadership learning through actor-network theory. Industry and Higher Education, 31 (2). pp. 132-139. ISSN 0950-4222

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This paper explores the role of educators in supporting the development of entrepreneurial leadership learning though creating peer learning networks of owner-managers of small businesses. Using actor-network theory as a lens we think through the process of constructing and maintaining a peer learning network (conceived of as an actor-network) and frame entrepreneurial leadership learning as a network effect. Our paper is of significance to theory and practice in terms of understanding the dynamics, challenges and opportunities surrounding the construction and ongoing maintenance of networks and how to stimulate entrepreneurial leadership learning.

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Industry and Higher Education
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The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Industry and Higher Education, 31 (2), 2017, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Industry and Higher Education page: http://journals.sagepub.com/home/ihe on SAGE Journals Online: http://journals.sagepub.com/
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?? entrepreneurial leadership learningsmesactor-network theorydiscipline-based research ??
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