Patterns in Social Entrepreneurship Research

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Jill R. Kickul, Sophie Bacq
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
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ŠThis is an excellent collection of papers that makes a significant contribution to the academic literature on social entrepreneurship. As well as highlighting opportunities for research in this area, the book emphasizes three issues that are central to s
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I Opportunities in the field of social entrepreneurship
13
an analysis of the social sector in six Midwest US areas
15
opportunity discovery and exploitation in the case of Dynamo Camp
42
3 Applying disruptive innovation theory to greentech ventures
68
PART II The key role of the leader in social entrepreneurship
85
4 The role of personal values in social entrepreneurship
87
5 Is social entrepreneurship transformational leadership inaction?
110
the human resource architecture
137
7 Stakeholder salience and disruptive innovation in social entrepreneurship
161
how earlystage social ventures succeed
185
9 The dynamics and longterm stability of social enterprise
217
PART IV The legitimation of social entrepreneurship
241
applying lessons from Fairtrade and other certifications
243
community institutions corporate social action and sustainable economic development
263
Index
289

PART III A stakeholder approach to study social entrepreneurship
135

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About the author (2012)

Jill Kickul is the Forsythe Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Thomas C. Page Center for Entrepreneurship Richard T. Farmer School of Business Miami University. Dr. Kickul received the 2000 Management Department Teaching Innovation and Assessment Award. She has taught entrepreneurship internationally for the Helsinki School of Economics (Global Entrepreneurship) and for the International Bank of Asia (Hong Kong MBA Program). Her research interests include entrepreneurial intentions and behavior, strategic and innovation processes in start-up ventures, and, most recently, women in entrepreneurship. Dr. Kickul has many publications in entrepreneurship and management journals, including: Journal of Management, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, and Journal of Business Ethics. Within the business community, she is currently working with local and state government leaders in identifying and assisting women entrepreneurs and their organizations create and facilitate new economic growth for their communities.

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