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The aim of this paper is to explore ways in which small tourism-based enterprises can offer a crisis-resilient pathway to sustainable development. Based on a mixed-embeddedness framework, this paper explores the multiple strategies that small enterprises in the silver souvenir industry of Kotagede (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) applied to cope with hardsh...
This study investigates how small-scale business owners in the Indonesian tourism industry seek to overcome the consequences of multiple crises, over a ten-year period. Taking a Bourdieuan perspective, the authors emphasise the context-dependency and quality differences of various forms of capital, and explain how these differences are manifested i...
ABSTRACT: This paper explores the silver industry in Yogyakarta during the Indonesian decade of crises. Based on two years of qualitative research among local entrepreneurs, an in-depth perspective is offered on the practices and strategies of SMEs coping with crisis. This paper makes two contributions to the literature on SMEs. The first is empiri...
In entrepreneurship literature informal sector ventures are usually described as necessity-driven and survivalist businesses and denied the qualification of “entrepreneurial”. Recently, an emerging argument in western and transition economies has been that informal entrepreneurs are not always necessity-driven. The aim of this paper is to evaluate...