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Social Entrepreneurship and Social Business

An Introduction and Discussion with Case Studies

Volkmann, Christine K., Tokarski, Kim Oliver, Ernst, Kati (Eds.)

2012, XII, 285p. 47 illus..

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  • One of the first student textbooks on Social Entrepreneurship

This compilation offers students a comprehensive overview of the field of social
entrepreneurship. Leading European researchers and lecturers such as Ann-Kristin
Achleitner, Markus Beckmann, Heather Cameron, Pascal Dey, Andreas Heinecke,
Benjamin Huybrechts, Alex Nicholls, Johanna Mair, Susan Müller and Chris Steyaert
have contributed to this textbook.


Content
- The Field: Background, Characteristics, Definitions, Drivers, Challenges
- The People: Personality of Social Entrepreneurs, Human Resource Management,
Volunteer Motivation, Collaborations and Partnerships
- The Business: Business Models, Marketing, Financing, Performance Measurement,
Scaling Strategies
- The Market: Social Entrepreneurship in the Market System, Impact, Critical Reflections


Target Groups
Students and lecturers of Business and Economics, in particular those with a focus
on social entrepreneurship in Master of Science, Bachelor and MBA programs
Social entrepreneurs and organizations supporting social entrepreneurs


Editors
Prof. Dr. Christine K. Volkmann is head of the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Economic
Development at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University
of Wuppertal, Germany, and holds the UNESCO Chair of Entrepreneurship
and Intercultural Management.
Prof. Dr. Kim Oliver Tokarski is a Professor of Business Management and Entrepreneurship
as well as head of the Competence Centre on Corporate Business
Development at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland.
Dr. Kati Ernst is a management consultant based in Berlin, Germany.

Content Level » Upper undergraduate

Keywords » Entrepreneurship - Human Resource Management - Social Businesss - Social Entrepreneurship - social entrepreneur - social impact - social value creation

Related subjects » Management - Unternehmensführung

Table of contents 

The Field: Background, Characteristics, Definitions, Drivers, Challenges

The People: Personality of Social Entrepreneurs, Human Resource Management, Volunteer Motivation, Collaborations and Partnerships

The Business: Business Models, Marketing, Financing, Performance Measurement, Scaling Strategies

The Market: Social Entrepreneurship in the Market System, Impact, Critical Reflections

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