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Studying social entrepreneurship and enterprise

Paton, Rob (2006). Studying social entrepreneurship and enterprise. In: Entrepreneurship outside enterprise, 22 Sep 2006, Warwick University.

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Abstract

The valency of the label entrepreneur in new contexts reflects the cultural influence of business values in society as well as policy pre-occupations with change, innovation and renewal in public services. The question of course is whether and in what ways this is a helpful metaphor.

... what follows is an argument for extending the concept and study of entrepreneurship into social enterprise contexts (which I will define as hybrid organizations), but not to the point where it becomes a purely metaphorical usage.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 Not known
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
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Item ID: 23754
Depositing User: Beryl Ridgway
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2011 09:29
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 08:39
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23754
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