Tamara Journal of Critical Organisation Inquiry

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, March

An Autoethnographic Account of Prosaic Entrepreneurship
KeywordsProsaic entrepreneurshipAutoethnographySelf-narrativeIntrospective analysisIdentityAbstractIn recent years, entrepreneurship scholars have begun studying entrepreneurship from social, prosaic, narrative, and discursive dimensions. These "new...
Restorying Entrepreneurship in a Changing World
In the period which preceded this special edition we had both been experimenting with narrative scholarship. In our collective readings we came across the useful concept of restorying (Boje, 2001). It struck us that what we were often attempting to do...
Restorying Priests as Entrepreneurs: A Reflective Essay on Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Scottish Episcopal Church
AbstractThis paper explores and reflects upon how far clergy may act as entrepreneurial leaders in a faith-based organisation which values tradition and continuity, yet wishes to open its membership to a wider constituency. In spite of increased secularisation...
Re-Storying the Entrepreneurial Ideal: Lifestyle Entrepreneurs as Hero?
KeywordsLifestyle entrepreneurSuccessGeneration YBaby boomersAbstractMedia and entrepreneur support organizations glorify empire building entrepreneurs, reflecting a world-view of older generations. Research on nascent entrepreneurs reveals that few...
Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship:The Shaping of a Different Story of Entrepreneurship
AbstractThe interest in societal forms of entrepreneurship has increased in recent decades, emphasizing different kinds of prefixed such as "social" "ecological", "sustainable", "regional". In this article societal and social is at stake. Taking a point...
The Role of Story in Leadership Change: A Look at the Impact of Restorying on Transition for Leaders
AbstractThrough two case studies, this paper explores the role that story or narrative has upon the changing role of the entrepreneur within organizations. The literature on story and leadership is compiled and eight themes are identified. These themes...