Simon Down

Anglia Ruskin University

East Road

Cambridge CB1 1PT

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Narratives of Enterprise: Crafting Entrepreneurial Self-Identity in a Small Firm

Down, S. (2006) Narratives of Enterprise: Crafting Entrepreneurial Self-identity in a Small Firm. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Number of pages: 146 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Simon Down
Anglia Ruskin University
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I Think Therefore I Learn? Entrepreneurial Cognition, Learning and Knowing in Practice

Cope, J. and Down, S. (2010) ‘I think therefore I learn? Entrepreneurial cognition, learning and knowing in practice’, presented at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 9-12.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Jason Cope and Simon Down
University of Strathclyde, Strathclyde Business School, Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship (Deceased) and Anglia Ruskin University
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cognition, entrepreneurial learning, identity, knowledge, participation, practice

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Constructing Narratives of Enterprise: Clichés and Entrepreneurial Self-Identity

Down, S. and Warren, L. (2008) ‘Constructing narratives of enterprise: Clichés and entrepreneurial self-identity’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research 14(1): 4-23.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Simon Down and Lorraine Warren
Anglia Ruskin University and Massey University
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entrepreneurial identity, narrative resources, cliché, metaphor, ethnography.

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When the ‘Subject’ and the ‘Researcher’ Speak Together: Co-Producing Organizational Ethnography

S. Ybema, D. Yanow, H. Wels, F. Kamsteeg (Eds.), Organizational Ethnography: Studying the Complexity of Everyday Life, London: Sage., 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Simon Down and Michael Hughes
Anglia Ruskin University and Independent
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Stigmatization and Self-Presentation in Australian Entrepreneurial Identity Formation

Reveley. J. and Down, S. (2009) ‘Stigmatization and self-presentation in Australian entrepreneurial identity formation’, in Hjorth, D, and Steyaert, C. (eds.) The Politics and Aesthetics of Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
James Reveley and Simon Down
University of Wollongong - Faculty of Business (BUS) and Anglia Ruskin University
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Evaluating the Impacts of Government Policy Through the Long View of Life History

Down, S. (2012) ‘Evaluating the impacts of government policy through the long view of life history’, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development 24(7-8): 619-639.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Simon Down
Anglia Ruskin University
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life history analysis and methodology, enterprise policy evaluation, social and economic exclusion, Indigenous entrepreneurs

7.

Ageing and Entrepreneurial Preferences

Small Business Economics, Vol. 42, No. 3, 579-594, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2015
Aalto University School of Business, Anglia Ruskin University and Southern Methodist UniversitySyracuse University - Whitman School of Management
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age, entrepreneurship, self-employment, preference, demographic change

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A Historiographical Account of Workplace and Organizational Ethnography

Down, S. (2012) ‘A historiographical account of workplace and organizational ethnography’, Journal of Organizational Ethnography 1(1): 72 - 82.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Simon Down
Anglia Ruskin University
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Organizations, Organizational ethnography, Research work, Historiography, Workplace, History of the workplace

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The Use of History in Business and Management, and Some Implications for Management Learning

Down, S. (2001) ‘The use of history in business and management, and some implications for management learning.’ Management Learning 32(3): 395-417.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Simon Down
Anglia Ruskin University
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Fear and Loathing in the Field: Emotional Dissonance and Identity Work in Ethnographic Research

Down, S., Garrety, K., and Badham, R. (2006) ‘Fear and loathing in the field: Emotional dissonance and identity work in ethnographic research’ M@n@gement 9(3): 87-107.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Simon Down, Karin Garrety and Richard Badham
Anglia Ruskin University, University of Wollongong and Macquarie University
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Book Reviews

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
University of Nottingham, University of Reading - Department of Management, Anglia Ruskin University, Manchester Metropolitan University - Business School, University College Northampton - Nene University College, Queen Mary, University of London and New Mexico State University
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It Pays to Be Nice to People: Investors in People; The Search for Measurable Benefits

Down, S. and Smith, D. (1998) ‘It pays to be nice to people: Investors in People; The search for measurable benefits’, Personnel Review 27(2): 143-155.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Simon Down and David Smith
Anglia Ruskin University and Independent
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Between Narration and Interaction: Situating First-Line Supervisor Identity Work

Down, S. and Reveley, J. (2009) ‘Between narration and interaction: Situating first-line supervisor identity work’, Human Relations 62(3): 379–401.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Simon Down and James Reveley
Anglia Ruskin University and University of Wollongong - Faculty of Business (BUS)
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supervisors, identity work, organizational change, interaction, narratives, dramaturgy

14.

Owner-Manager Learning in Small Firms

Down, S. (1999) ‘Owner-manager learning in small firms’, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 6(3): 1-14.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Simon Down
Anglia Ruskin University
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Owner-manager learning, networks, context, ethnographic and qualitative methodologies

15.

The Distinctiveness of the European Tradition in Entrepreneurship Research

Down, S. (2013) ‘The distinctiveness of the European tradition in entrepreneurship research’, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 25(1-2): 1-4.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Simon Down
Anglia Ruskin University
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Beyond the Boundaries: An Ethnographic Analysis of Spatially Diffuse Control in a Small Firm

Reveley, J., Down, S. and Taylor, S. (2004) ‘Beyond the boundaries: An ethnographic analysis of spatially diffuse control in a small firm’, International Small Business Journal 22(4): 349-367.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
James Reveley, Simon Down and Scott Taylor
University of Wollongong - Faculty of Business (BUS), Anglia Ruskin University and University of Birmingham
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small firms, ethnography, control, space, employee relations

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Generational Encounters and the Social Formation of Entrepreneurial Identity – 'Young Guns' and 'Old Farts'

Down, S. and Reveley, J. (2004) ‘Generational encounters and the social formation of entrepreneurial identity – “young guns” and “old farts” ’, Organization 11(2): 233-250.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Simon Down and James Reveley
Anglia Ruskin University and University of Wollongong - Faculty of Business (BUS)
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generations, entrepreneurs, identity, community of practice

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The Impact of Training Enterprise Councils on the Provision of Small Business Support: Case Studies in London and the Midlands

Down, S. and Bresnen, M. (1997) ‘The impact of Training Enterprise Councils on the provision of small business support: Case studies in London and the Midlands’, Local Economy 11(4): 317-332.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Simon Down and Mike Bresnen
Anglia Ruskin University and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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