Journal article

Indigenous entrepreneurship in Aotearoa New Zealand

Merata Kawharu, Paul Tapsell, Christine Woods

Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy | Emerald | Published : 2017


Purpose Exploring the links between resilience, sustainability and entrepreneurship from an indigenous perspective means exploring the historic and socio-cultural context out of which a community originates. From this perspective, informed insight into a community’s ability to adapt and to transform without major structural collapse when confronted with exogenous challenges or crises can be gained. This paper explores the interplay between resilience and entrepreneurship in a New Zealand indigenous setting. Design/methodology/approach The authors provide a theoretical and case study approach, exploring four intersecting leadership roles, their guiding value system and application at a micr..

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