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Handbook of research on social entrepreneurship /
editors, Alain Fayolle, Harry Matlay.
imprint
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2010.
description
viii, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1848444273 (hbk.), 9781848444270 (hbk.)
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imprint
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2010.
isbn
1848444273 (hbk.)
9781848444270 (hbk.)
catalogue key
7407771
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
This timely Handbook incorporates seventeen chapters on definitional, conceptual, contextual and strategic perspectives as well as a critical overview and agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship. It provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances that focus on social entrepreneurs, enterprises and entrepreneurship.
Main Description
This timely Handbook provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and strategy, including a critical overview and an agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship. What are the forms and manifestations of social entrepreneurship? To what extent should current developments lead to a redefinition of stakeholders strategies and roles in the quest for better consideration of the social dimension? The highly regarded group of contributors addresses these questions in some detail. They also explore social entrepreneurship from a multicultural perspective in order to highlight the diversity of social entrepreneurship forms and practices and, from a strategic perspective, to investigate the essential role played by various actors and factors in the development of social entrepreneurship. Postgraduate students and researchers studying social entrepreneurship will find this book of great interest. Social entrepreneurs and practitioners would also benefit considerably from this enriching resource.
Main Description
This timely Handbook provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and strategy as well as a critical overview and an agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship. What are the forms and manifestations of social entrepreneurship? To what extent should current developments lead to a redefinition of stakeholders' strategies and roles in the quest for better consideration of the social dimension? The highly regarded group of contributors addresses these questions in some detail. They also explore social entrepreneurship from a multicultural perspective in order to highlight the diversity of social entrepreneurship forms and practices and, from a strategic perspective, to investigate the essential role played by various actors and factors in the development of social entrepreneurship. Postgraduate students and researchers studying social entrepreneurship will find this book of great interest. Social entrepreneurs and practitioners would also benefit considerably from this enriching resource.
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This title encorporates 17 chapters on definitional, conceptual, contextual and strategic perspectives as well as a critical overview and agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship. It provides an overview of the research advances that focus on social entrepreneurs, enterprises and entrepreneur ship.

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