2 edition of How social enterprises use IIP found in the catalog.
How social enterprises use IIP
by Open University Business School
Written in English
|Statement||Jane Foot, Rob Paton.|
|Series||Working paper series -- 99/16|
|Contributions||Paton, Rob., Public Interest and Non-Profit Management Research(PiN).|
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The social enterprise’s activities and its client group’s activities can primarily be either economic or non-economic, but the mission is social change and development. This paper examines. Social Entrepreneurship: Definition and Boundaries Samer Abu-Saifan Characteristics of Social Entrepreneurship Although the use of the term social entrepreneur is grow-ing rapidly, the field of social entrepreneurship lacks rigour and is in its infancy compared to the wider field of entrepreneurship.
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Social entrepreneurs focus at utilising the various available resources to create a better and progressive society. As social entrepreneurship does not have a concrete definition, groups focused on social entrepreneurship can be categorised into: Community based enterprises.To help you get started we’ve created a business plan example for a social purpose business.
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