Social Entrepreneurship and Social Business

An Introduction and Discussion with Case Studies

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

  • One of the first student textbooks on Social Entrepreneurship

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About this Textbook

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.

About the authors

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.

Reviews

"Hier [...] analysieren Forscher, Professoren und Fachexperten den aktuellen Stand der Debatte [um Sozialunternehmertum] , geben konkrete Tipps für die Praxis und einige abschließende Übungen, die nicht nur für Studierende und Lehrende aufschlussreich sind." enorm - Wirtschaft für den Menschen, 2-2012

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Background, Characteristics and Context of Social Entrepreneurship

    Volkmann, Christine K. (et al.)

    Pages 3-30

  • Social Entrepreneurship: Definitions, Drivers and Challenges

    Huybrechts, Benjamin (et al.)

    Pages 31-48

  • Social Entrepreneurs and their Personality

    Ernst, Kati

    Pages 51-64

  • Human Resource Management and Volunteer Motivation

    Blank, Christiane

    Pages 65-82

  • Collaborations and Partnerships

    Schirmer, Heike (et al.)

    Pages 83-101

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA (gross)
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.95
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-8349-2729-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Entrepreneurship and Social Business
Book Subtitle
An Introduction and Discussion with Case Studies
Editors
  • Christine K. Volkmann
  • Kim Oliver Tokarski
  • Kati Ernst
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Gabler Verlag
Copyright Holder
Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
eBook ISBN
978-3-8349-7093-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-8349-7093-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-8349-2729-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 285
Number of Illustrations and Tables
47 b/w illustrations
Topics