Social Entrepreneurship: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Social Entrepreneurship: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 1764
ISBN13: 9781522581826|ISBN10: 1522581820|EISBN13: 9781522581833|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8182-6


Businesses are looking for methods to incorporate social entrepreneurship in order to generate a positive return to society. Social enterprises have the ability to improve societies through altruistic work to create sustainable work environments for future entrepreneurs and their communities.

Social Entrepreneurship: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a useful scholarly resource that examines the broad topic of social entrepreneurship by looking at relevant theoretical frameworks and fundamental terms. It also addresses the challenges and solutions social entrepreneurs face as they address their corporate social responsibility in an effort to redefine the goals of today’s enterprises and enhance the potential for growth and change in every community. Highlighting a range of topics such as the social economy, corporate social responsibility, and competitive advantage, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for business professionals, entrepreneurs, start-up companies, academics, and graduate-level students in the fields of economics, business administration, sociology, education, politics, and international relations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Social Business
  • Social Capital
  • Social Economy
  • Social Innovation
  • Social Value
  • Sustainable Development

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.