Category Archives: Social entreprises

Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship

This volume considers the timely issues of social and sustainable entrepreneurship. The chapters consider in depth the issues, problems, contexts, and processes that make entrepreneurial enterprises more social and/or sustainable. Top researchers from a diverse set of perspectives have contributed … Continue reading

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Complexity Science and Social Entrepreneurship – Adding Social Value through Systems Thinking

This ground-breaking volume explores social entrepreneurship from the perspective of complexity science and systems thinking. Case studies, models, simulations, and theoretical papers advance both theory and practice, providing an innovative and comprehensive look at these dynamic topics. Written by complexity … Continue reading

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Forbes’ Top 30 Social Entrepreneurs List Lacks Social Entrepreneurs

For the first time in its 94-year history, Forbes assembled the Impact 30: a list of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. This was another sign of the growing popularity of social entrepreneurship (if you really needed one), yet there was … Continue reading

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The social business

Almost all leadership concepts start with the assumption that a key role for the leader is to set a direction. This usually means designing and communicating a vision and a set of goals. Traditionally, the roles of vision and goals … Continue reading

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The Open Book of Social Innovation

This book is about the many ways in which people are creating new and more effective answers to the biggest challenges of our times: how to cut our carbon footprint; how to keep people healthy; and how to end poverty. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Business Models

The convening power of the Internet, rapid advances in technology, and the reduced costs of launching a social enterprise in today’s wired world are driving the race to create business models brimming with purpose. In this environment, social entrepreneurs like … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise: It takes a Network

The popularity of social enterprise—business with a social mission—is surging. MBA courses on the subject are oversubscribed and the number of social enterprises is growing around the world. But it’s hard enough to start a successful business; founding a social … Continue reading

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