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The evolution of social entrepreneurship: what have we learned?

The evolution of social entrepreneurship: what have we learned? Purpose – If there is one thing that truly characterizes entrepreneurship and especially social entrepreneurship, it is the “engaged scholarship” at their very heart. That is, teaching, outreach/service and research are connected, often tightly. The purpose of this paper therefore is to discuss the evolution of social entrepreneurship and the lessons learned. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reports on the results of a multi‐country survey dealing with social entrepreneurship. Findings – It is found that a lot of maturing needs to be done in the area of social entrepreneurship work. Originality/value – This paper provides real value to the literature by showing what is actually done in the teaching of social entrepreneurship. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Technology Management in China Emerald Publishing

The evolution of social entrepreneurship: what have we learned?

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1746-8779
DOI
10.1108/17468771311325176
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Abstract

Purpose – If there is one thing that truly characterizes entrepreneurship and especially social entrepreneurship, it is the “engaged scholarship” at their very heart. That is, teaching, outreach/service and research are connected, often tightly. The purpose of this paper therefore is to discuss the evolution of social entrepreneurship and the lessons learned. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reports on the results of a multi‐country survey dealing with social entrepreneurship. Findings – It is found that a lot of maturing needs to be done in the area of social entrepreneurship work. Originality/value – This paper provides real value to the literature by showing what is actually done in the teaching of social entrepreneurship.

Journal

Journal of Technology Management in ChinaEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 21, 2012

Keywords: Action research; Management effectiveness; Social entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurialism

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