publication . Article . 2017

Social Entrepreneurship Discourses and Contributions : A Literature Analysis

Wang, Qian; Aaltio, Iiris;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON)
  • Country: Finland
Differing from traditional type of entrepreneurship (i.e. business/ commercial entrepreneurship), social entrepreneurship embeds social value creation as its main objective. Recently, social entrepreneurship research is gaining popularity; meanwhile, ethics within social enterprises have not been comprehensively analyzed and debated. How to teach and train social entrepreneurs has also become a point of pedagogical significance. With a critical review of extant literature related to social entrepreneurship, a series of concepts emanate. We categorized our findings into three conceptual groups – ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and sustainability. B...
free text keywords: sosiaaliset yritykset, yhteiskunnallinen yrittäjyys, etiikka, moraali, yhteiskuntavastuu, social entrepreneurship, ethics and morality, CSR (corporate social responsibility), sustainability, social entrepreneurship education
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