emerald_logoI was delighted to receive the news that our article “Hobbyists, artisans and entrepreneurs: investigating business support and identifying entrepreneurial profiles in the Irish craft sector” has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence!

I co-wrote this paper with Dr Martin Bouette, who leads the MBA Creative Industries Management, at University of the Creative Arts (Kent), after researching Irish craft businesses for my MBA thesis. It was published in the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 2015 Vol 22 2 E.

The article is now free to download for the duration of May 2016 on this link