How Social Entrepreneurship Creates Social Value
Available Online December 2016.
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- social entrepreneurship; entrepreneurs; social value; StreetShine
- The term 'social entrepreneurship' has gained increasing attentions, especially in the academic field. Scholars claim that the language of social entrepreneurship may emerge in the recent years, however, the phenomenon goes the other way. This essay aims to present the key issues related to today's social entrepreneurship. The differences between the two types of entrepreneurship will be defined in the conceptual part. Then, the nature of social entrepreneurship is analyzed deeply and the outcomes made by social entrepreneurs are expected to show. In the second part, StreetShine, a UK's leading social enterprise, will be used as a typical case to explain how social entrepreneurs create social value and how they work differently from philanthropy.
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TY - CONF AU - Siyi Cheng PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - How Social Entrepreneurship Creates Social Value BT - 2016 2nd International Conference on Economy, Management, Law and Education (EMLE 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 253 EP - 255 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emle-16.2017.57 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/emle-16.2017.57 ID - Cheng2016/12 ER -