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Professor Andrew Atherton

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2018
  2. Published

    Self-exploitation or successful entrepreneurship? The effects of personal capital on variable outcomes from self-employment

    Atherton, A. M., 19/11/2018, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 25, 6, p. 866-885 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. 2017
  4. Published

    Entrepreneurship in China: The Emergence of the Private Sector

    Atherton, A. M. & Newman, A., 29/08/2017, London: Routledge. 180 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  5. 2016
  6. Published

    The decision to moonlight: does second job holding by the self-employed and employed differ?

    Atherton, A. M., Ortigão-Farias, J. R., Wheatley, D., Wu, D. & Wu, Z., 05/2016, In : Industrial Relations Journal. 47, 3, p. 279-299 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    The influence of market orientation on innovation strategies

    Newman, A., Prajogo, D. & Atherton, A., 7/01/2016, In : Journal of Service Theory and Practice. 26, 1, p. 72-90 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    The emergence of the private entrepreneur in reform era China: re-birth of an earlier tradition, or a more recent product of development and change?

    Atherton, A. & Newman, A., 2016, In : Business History. 58, 3, p. 319-344 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. 2015
  10. Published

    China can become the world’s most entrepreneurial economy

    Atherton, A., 2015, Fair Observer.

    Research output: Other contribution

  11. Published

    China’s move to entrepreneurship: will the private sector continue to grow?

    Atherton, A., 2015, Nottingham University Press.

    Research output: Other contribution

  12. Published

    Six things China can do to become the world’s most entrepreneurial economy

    Atherton, A., 2015, The Conversation.

    Research output: Other contribution

  13. 2014
  14. Published

    Five Chinese e-businesses on the rise, and one salutary tale

    Atherton, A., 2014, The Conversation.

    Research output: Other contribution

  15. 2013
  16. Published

    Organisational ‘know-where’ and ‘know-when’: re-framing configurations and distributions of knowledge in organisations

    Atherton, A., 11/2013, In : Knowledge Management Research and Practice. 11, 4, p. 410-421 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. Published

    Promoting private sector development in China: the challenge of building institutional capacity at the local level

    Atherton, A. & Smallbone, D., 2013, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 31, 1, p. 5–23 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. 2012
  19. Published

    Cases of start-up financing: an analysis of new venture capitalisation structures and patterns

    Atherton, A., 01/2012, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 18, 1, p. 28-47 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. 2011
  21. Published

    Rural entrepreneurship

    Atherton, A. & McElwee, G., 2011, World Encyclopaedia of Entrepreneurship. Dana, L-P. (ed.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 377

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  22. 2010
  23. Published

    State promotion of SME development at the local level in China: an examination of two cases

    Atherton, A. & Smallbone, D., 14/09/2010, In : Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship. 2, 3, p. 225-241 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. Published

    Who’s driving take-up? an examination of patterns of small business engagement with Business Link

    Atherton, A., Kim, J. Y. & Kim, H., 04/2010, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 28, 2, p. 257–275 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. 2009
  26. Published

    Rational actors, knowledgeable agents: extending pecking order considerations of new venture financing to incorporate founder experience, knowledge and networks

    Atherton, A., 08/2009, In : International Small Business Journal. 27, 4, p. 470-495 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. 2008
  28. Published

    Can experiential knowledge and localised learning in start-up policy and practice be transferred between regions? the case of the START network

    Atherton, A. & Price, L., 07/2008, In : Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 20, 4, p. 367-385 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    Clusters formation from the ‘bottom-up’: a process perspective

    Atherton, A. & Johnston, A., 2008, Handbook of Research on Cluster Theory. Karlsson, C. (ed.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  30. Published

    From ‘fat pigs’ and ‘red hats’ to a ‘new social stratum’: the changing face of enterprise development in China

    Atherton, A., 2008, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 15, 4, p. 640-655 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. 2007
  32. Published

    Preparing for business start-up: "pre-start" activities in the new venture creation dynamic

    Atherton, A., 21/08/2007, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 14, 3, p. 404-417 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. Published

    Structuring qualitative enquiry in management and organization research: a dialogue on the merits of using software for qualitative data analysis

    Atherton, A. & Elsmore, P., 15/05/2007, In : Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management. 2, 1, p. 62-77 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. Published

    Governance and information governance: some ethical considerations within an expanding information society

    White, D., McManus, J. & Atherton, A., 2007, In : International Journal for Quality and Standards. 1, 1, p. 180-192 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. 2006
  36. Published

    Stimulating the development of private enterprises in China: the emergence of business development and advice centres in Liaoning and Sichuan Provinces

    Atherton, A. & Fairbanks, A., 07/2006, In : Asia Pacific Business Review. 12, 3, p. 333-354 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. Published

    Should government be stimulating start-ups? an assessment of the scope for public intervention in new venture formation

    Atherton, A., 1/01/2006, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 24, 1, p. 21-36 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. Published
  39. Published

    Localised strategies for supporting incubation: Strategies arising from a case of rural enterprise development

    Atherton, A. & Hannon, P. D., 2006, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 13, 1, p. 48-61 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. Published

    Localised strategies for supporting incubation in diverse contexts: the case of rural incubation

    Atherton, A., 2006, National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship.

    Research output: Working paper

  41. Published

    Mapping the structure of regional economies

    Atherton, A., 2006

    Research output: Other contribution

  42. 2005
  43. Published

    A future for small business? prospective scenarios for the development of the economy based on current policy thinking and counterfactual reasoning

    Atherton, A., 10/2005, In : Futures. 37, 8, p. 777-794 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. Published

    Publication trends and patterns in entrepreneurship: the case of The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Mcelwee, G. & Atherton, A., 1/03/2005, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 12, 1, p. 92-103 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. 2004
  46. Published

    Generating orders and winning new business: how owners and managers of small businesses describe and approach their market development and marketing activities

    Atherton, A. & Sear, L., 1/11/2004, In : The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 5, 4, p. 255-265 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Published

    Unbundling enterprise and entrepreneurship: from perceptions and preconceptions to concept and practice

    Atherton, A., 1/05/2004, In : The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 5, 2, p. 121-127 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. 2003
  49. Published

    The uncertainty of knowing: an analysis of the nature of knowledge in a small business context

    Atherton, A., 11/2003, In : Human Relations. 56, 11, p. 1379-1398 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. Published

    Saying what you mean and meaning what you say: relating cognition and voice in business

    Atherton, A., 09/2003, In : Philosophy of Management. 3, 3, p. 55-66 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  51. Published

    Examining clusters formation from the 'bottom-up': an analysis of four cases in the North of England

    Atherton, A., 01/2003, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 21, 1, p. 21-35 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. 2002
  53. Published

    A study of business support services and market failure

    Atherton, A., Phillpott, T. & Sear, L., 2002, Durham: University of Durham.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  54. 2001
  55. Published

    Segmenting support for small and medium enterprises

    Atherton, A., 2001, Small Business Service, Research and Stats Division.

    Research output: Other contribution

  56. 2000
  57. Published

    Innovation processes and the small business: a conceptual analysis

    Atherton, A. & Hannon, P. D., 2000, In : International Journal of Business Performance Management. 2, 4, p. 276

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. 1999
  59. Published

    A comparison of present and future success strategies in UK and Australian small enterprises

    Atherton, A. & Hannon, P. D., 1999, In : Small Enterprise Research. 7, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 1998
  61. Published

    Small firm success and the art of orienteering: the value of plans, planning, and strategic awareness in the competitive small firm

    Hannon, P. D. & Atherton, A., 06/1998, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 5, 2, p. 102-119 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. 1997
  63. Published

    Strategic awareness and the process of innovation

    Atherton, A. & Hannon, P., 06/1997, In : Journal of Enterprising Culture. 5, 2, p. 193-208 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  64. Published

    Reviewing the case for supporting start-ups: a policy overview of current thinking on start-ups

    Atherton, A., Gibb, A. & Sear, L., 1997, University of Durham.

    Research output: Other contribution

  65. Published

    The processes of strategic awareness and innovation in the small business

    Atherton, A. & Hannon, P. D., 1997, In : Internationales Gewerbearchiv, IGA Zeitschift fur Klein-und Mittelunternehmen. 4, 45, p. 236-250 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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