The Emergence Of Social Enterprise

Author: Carlo Borzaga
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415339216
Size: 10.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 5189
Download Read Online

The Emergence Of Social Enterprise from the Author: Carlo Borzaga. What are the characteristics of social enterprises? What are the future prospects for social enterprises? What do social enterprises contribute? Analyzing social enterprises in fifteen different countries, The Emergence of Social Enterprise seeks to answer these important questions while investigating the remarkable growth in the 'third sector'. Using the social enterprises as case-studies, theory and practice is combined in a compelling argument to support the concept of an 'emergence' of social enterprise. Written by leading academics, in an accessible yet informed style, this book will be vital reading for all those studying and teaching non-profit organizations, social policy, social economy and civil society.

Social Enterprise

Author: Marthe Nyssens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113418218X
Size: 70.91 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 760
Download Read Online

Social Enterprise from the Author: Marthe Nyssens. In one of its previous books, the EMES European Research Network traced the most significant developments in 'social entrepreneurship' emerging inside the third sector in Europe. Building upon that seminal work, this volume presents the results of an extensive research project carried out over a four-year period of a comparative analysis of 160 social enterprises across eleven EU countries. It breaks new ground in both its articulation of multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks and its rigorous analysis of empirical evidence based on a homogenized data collection methodology. Looking at work intergration, it is structured around a number of key themes (multiple goals and multiple stakeholders, multiple resources, trajectories of workers, public policies) developed through a transversal European analysis, and is illustrated with short country experiences that reflect the diversity of welfare models across Europe. With contributions from an impressive list of academics, all members of the EMES European Research Network, this rich follow-up volume to The Emergence of Social Enterprise is essential reading for academics, researchers and students in the fields of the third sector and social policies.

Social Entrepreneurship And Social Enterprises

Author: Linda Lundgaard Andersen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317221648
Size: 69.18 MB
Format: PDF
View: 5153
Download Read Online

Social Entrepreneurship And Social Enterprises from the Author: Linda Lundgaard Andersen. Migrant women stepping into ethnic catering; homeless men employed to take care of bees producing honey for sale; young people on the edge getting microcredit funding to start social businesses; or former criminals joining forces to create social and economic structures for an honest lifestyle. These initiatives capture the transformative power of social enterprise and might indicate how social enterprises have the potential to make a difference for people and societies. The Nordic countries represent an interesting case. Social enterprises and co-operatives played a significant part in paving the way for the Nordic solicaristic welfare state. As the welfare state grew, civil society organizations and co-operatives lost ground, to a certain extent. But in recent decades, the welfare state has been restructured and, simultaneously, the concepts social entrepreneurship and social enterprises have gained attention. The Nordic context, with extensive public welfare structures and a high degree of citizens’ participation in public affairs, might affect the emergence of social entrepreneurship and social enterprises.

Understanding Social Enterprise

Author: Rory Ridley-Duff
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473943523
Size: 69.58 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 2627
Download Read Online

Understanding Social Enterprise from the Author: Rory Ridley-Duff. The emergence of social enterprises over the past 35 years has been an exciting and significant development in the economy at a local, national and international level. How should we understand the growing popularity of social enterprise and the wider social economy? Are alternative business models even more relevant in an uncertain business climate? Do they provide a robust response to periods of state 'austerity'? How do social enterprises contribute to global initiatives to improve the sustainability and responsibility of the business community? Through discussion of theoretical and practical considerations for the field, and a wealth of learning features, this 2nd edition of Understanding Social Enterprise: Focuses on the distinct pathways that social enterprises follow, critiquing the competencies and practices that contribute to a successful social economy Contains updated coverage on sector issues, including the recent development of the social investment industry Explores how private, voluntary and public sector agencies engage the social economy, and how distinctive new forms have emerged from it Examines the management of social enterprises in different contexts within the social economy Contains updated coverage of international issues informed by global studies of the social economies. Revisions include a new, tripartite structure and two new chapters on 'Marketing and Measuring Social Value' and 'Social Investment and Crowd Funding'. Visit the companion website for sample curricula, instructors’ manual, PowerPoint slides and extra case studies for lecturers, and access to full-text journal articles for students.

Civil Society The Third Sector And Social Enterprise

Author: Jean-Louis Laville
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317747143
Size: 45.63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 3843
Download Read Online

Civil Society The Third Sector And Social Enterprise from the Author: Jean-Louis Laville. If the twentieth century was only focused on the complementarity and the opposition of market and state, the twenty-first century has now to deal with the prominence of the third sector, the emergence of social enterprises and other solidarity hybrid forms. The concept of civil society organisations (CSOs) spans this diversity and addresses this new complexity. The first part of the book highlights the organizational dimensions of CSOs and analyses the growing role of management models and their limits. Too often, the study of CSO governance has been centered on the role of the board and has not sufficiently taken into account the different types of accountability environments. Thus, the conversation about CSO governance rises to the level of networks rather than simple organizations per se, and the role of these networks in setting the agenda in a democratic society. In this perspective, the second part emphasizes the institutional dimensions of CSO governance by opening new avenues on democracy. First, the work of Ostrom about governing the commons provides us new insights to think community self-governance. Second, the work of Habermas and Fraser opens the question of deliberative governance and the role of public sphere to enlarge our vision of CSO governance. Third, the concepts of substantive rationality and economy proposed respectively by Ramos and Polanyi reframe the context in which the question can be addressed. Lastly, this book argues for a stronger intercultural approach useful for the renewal of paradigms in CSOs research. This book has for objective to present a unique collective work in bringing together 33 authors coming from 11 countries to share perpectives on civil society governance and will be of interest to an international audience of researchers and policy-makers.

Social Entrepreneurship In Non Profit And Profit Sectors

Author: Marta Peris-Ortiz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319508504
Size: 23.72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 6052
Download Read Online

Social Entrepreneurship In Non Profit And Profit Sectors from the Author: Marta Peris-Ortiz. This volume examines the theoretical and empirical landscape of social entrepreneurship in both non-profit and profit sectors. It extends the traditional view of social entrepreneurship to include the environmental and institutional factors that affect the emergence of social entrepreneurship activities, such as formal laws, regulations, procedures and informal institutions. The editors aim to provide evidence and increased understanding of this growing phenomenon. Social Entrepreneurship is gaining recognition as a key element of economic and social development. It embraces a wide set of situations with a broad scope of activities in for-profit and non-profit organizations interested in social performance and/or in economically profitable performance, with an emphasis on achieving social aim. In the strict sense, social entrepreneurship corresponds to entrepreneurs whose main concern is to achieve social objectives rather than to obtain personal financial profits. However, there is still much to be learned about the dynamics and processes of social entrepreneurship. The current literature in the field has tended to focus on psychological experiences and personal characteristics, or on organizational perspectives such as resources, capabilities and leadership. This book intends to provide theoretical frameworks and empirical studies to this very new and broad field. Specifically, this book provides a collection of contemporary research in the following topics: How to create opportunity through social innovation How to detect entrepreneurial opportunity to meet social needs How to develop social entrepreneurship, while still seeking profits How to discover opportunities for different forms of social entrepreneurship Featuring contributions from around the world, this book is a valuable source for students, academics, researchers, policy makers, and professionals in the area of social entrepreneurship.

Social Entrepreneurship

Author: Rama Krishna Reddy Kummitha
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 9351508854
Size: 40.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 5341
Download Read Online

Social Entrepreneurship from the Author: Rama Krishna Reddy Kummitha. This book explores social entrepreneurship vis-Ă -vis participation of marginalized communities. Based on in-depth case studies that highlight the efforts of selected third sector organisations, this book brings to light the emergence of social entrepreneurship in India. The cases focus on the roles of locally established methods and community participation in carrying out sustainable social transformation. Social Entrepreneurship: Working Towards Greater Inclusiveness contributes to both practice and theory in social entrepreneurship. It also sets out modalities for future work in the field, examining the various processes adopted by social enterprises in their functioning and delivering of services to address the concerns of exclusion.

Social Enterprise

Author: Janelle A. Kerlin
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1584658223
Size: 46.87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 3489
Download Read Online

Social Enterprise from the Author: Janelle A. Kerlin. The first comparative look at how social enterprise is shaped by local conditions worldwide

Social Enterprise And The Third Sector

Author: Jacques Defourny
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134619642
Size: 67.45 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 1085
Download Read Online

Social Enterprise And The Third Sector from the Author: Jacques Defourny. The concepts of social enterprise and social entrepreneurship are rapidly attracting increased attention in academic spheres and from policy-makers, as well as field workers who are setting up new initiatives or reshaping their organizations. These concepts are perceived as defining innovative and dynamic responses to major global challenges in today’s societies. The debate about social enterprise is now world-wide, with lively exchanges between American and European scholars. However, the research and landscapes still differ significantly in different regions, and diversity also exists within specific regions such as Europe. This book presents the most comprehensive set of contributions reflecting the European-wide debate, but with frequent connections to developments in other parts of the world. This book is a result of work carried out by members of the EMES International Research Network, which is a pioneer in this field. Social Enterprise and the Third Sector will appeal to all researchers who focus on the third sector, social economy and social enterprise, to MBA and postgraduate students, as well as to intellectual social enterprise leaders and practitioners. It will soon become a key reference for all those who want to explore the full richness of these concepts and follow this important academic debate.

Social Entrepreneurship And Enterprise

Author: Heather Douglas
ISBN: 9780734611819
Size: 61.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 656
Download Read Online

Social Entrepreneurship And Enterprise from the Author: Heather Douglas. Social entrepreneurship is a dynamic field that is growing rapidly as an academic field of enquiry. This book provides relevant and up-to-date readings and cases from a global context in the areas of social entrepreneurship and social innovation."