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Entrepreneurship and institutional challenges: disincentives or opportunities? Case studies in the Palestinian mobile phone sector (2021)
Thesis
Alaydi, S. (2021). Entrepreneurship and institutional challenges: disincentives or opportunities? Case studies in the Palestinian mobile phone sector. (Thesis). University of Glasgow. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2833859

This study aims to address the core research question, are institutional barriers and voids in extremely uncertain environments perceived as disincentives and/or opportunities? The emphasis in the extant entrepreneurship literature is mainly on the s... Read More about Entrepreneurship and institutional challenges: disincentives or opportunities? Case studies in the Palestinian mobile phone sector.

Strategic responses to extreme institutional challenges: An MNE case study in the Palestinian mobile phone sector (2021)
Journal Article
Alaydi, S., Buck, T., & Tang, Y. K. (2021). Strategic responses to extreme institutional challenges: An MNE case study in the Palestinian mobile phone sector. International Business Review, 30(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2021.101806

Besides firm-level resources and industrial influences, firms’ strategies have been related to their institutional contexts. Empirical studies have investigated survival strategies in international environments where institutional voids, barriers and... Read More about Strategic responses to extreme institutional challenges: An MNE case study in the Palestinian mobile phone sector.

How Does Extreme Uncertainty Affect Entrepreneurial Processes, Actions, and Opportunities? (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Alaydi, S., Buck, T., & Tang, Y. K. (2020). How Does Extreme Uncertainty Affect Entrepreneurial Processes, Actions, and Opportunities?. In AOM Annual Meeting Proceedings (13768). https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2020.13768abstract

Uncertainty is a cornerstone of entrepreneurship theory; however, the exact role it plays in stimulating and/or obstructing entrepreneurial processes, opportunity and action has remained a matter of debate. This study uses two case studies, an indige... Read More about How Does Extreme Uncertainty Affect Entrepreneurial Processes, Actions, and Opportunities?.

Entrepreneurial Responses to Extreme Institutional Barriers: a Case Study of One MNE in the Palestinian Mobile Phone Sector (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Alaydi, S., Buck, T., & Tang, Y. K. (2020, July). Entrepreneurial Responses to Extreme Institutional Barriers: a Case Study of One MNE in the Palestinian Mobile Phone Sector. Paper presented at Academy of International Business (AIB) 2020, Online

Controversy exists over the relationship between firms and institutions. Classical institutional theory has emphasised path-dependency, viewing firms as largely passive to institutional barriers and voids. Otherwise, neo-institutionalism has acknowle... Read More about Entrepreneurial Responses to Extreme Institutional Barriers: a Case Study of One MNE in the Palestinian Mobile Phone Sector.