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Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship

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The rise of unemployment across the globe has created a need for an increase in community-focused business plans and opportunities. Social enterprises have the ability to improve societies through altruistic work to create sustainable work environments for future entrepreneurs and their communities. Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship combines the latest scholarly research on 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. This publication is an essential reference source for policymakers, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, entrepreneurs, and government officials interested in furthering their positive social impact in a business context. This publication features timely, research-based chapters focused on corporate social responsibility, the economy, marketing ventures, sustainable livelihood, millennium development, and legal empowerment.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Understanding Social Entrepreneurship
    1. Chapter 1: Boundaries and Challenges for Social Entrepreneurship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CONNOTATION OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      5. SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SHIFT
      6. BOUNDARIES OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      7. DISTINCTIVENESS OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
      8. QUALITIES OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
      9. SIGNIFICANCE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT
      10. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      11. CHALLENGES FACED BY SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
      12. GLOBAL EXAMPLES OF SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
      13. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      14. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      15. CONCLUSION
      16. REFERENCES
      17. ADDITIONAL READING
      18. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Creating Social Value in Societies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 2: Business Models
    1. Chapter 3: Designing Business Models for Creating and Capturing Shared Value
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A VALUE-BASED VIEW OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      4. SHIFTING THE VALUE PARADIGM: TOWARDS CREATING SHARED VALUE
      5. CREATING AND CAPTURING VALUE THROUGH BUSINESS MODEL DESIGN
      6. DESIGNING BUSINESS MODELS FOR CREATING AND CAPTURING SHARED VALUE
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 4: Business Models for Social Entrepreneurs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE DOMAIN OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND APPROPRIATE MODELS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 3: Strategies
    1. Chapter 5: Business Strategies Creating Value for Social Entrepreneurs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND TO SOCIAL ENTREPRENUERS
      4. STRATEGY
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 6: Using Creativity and Social Innovation to Create Social Value and Change
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 7: Marketing in Social Ventures
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINING MARKETING
      4. TRENDS IN SOCIAL VENTURE MARKETING
      5. MARKETING CHALLENGES
      6. OVERCOMING MARKETING CHALLENGES
      7. TARGET MARKETING
      8. MARKETING PLANNING PROCESS
      9. KEY MARKETING STRATEGIES
      10. DEFINING MARKETING PROGRAMS (MARKETING MIX STRATEGIES)
      11. BUDGET
      12. ACTION PLANS
      13. EVALUATION PLAN
      14. FUNDRAISING
      15. CONCLUSION
      16. REFERENCES
      17. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 8: Marketing for Social Entrepreneurship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHALLENGE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 9: The Youth and Social Entrepreneurship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
      4. 3. CONCEPTUALISING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      5. 4. DEFINING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      6. 5. EXAMPLES OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE WORLD WHERE YOUTH ARE INVOLVED
      7. 6. HOW CAN YOUTH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS SUCCEED
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 10: Nurturing Social Entrepreneurship and Building Social Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR THE NEW ECONOMY
      4. LEGAL AND ETHICAL THEORIES OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      5. ENTREPRENEURIAL SELF-EFFICACY STARTING AT A YOUNG AGE
      6. THE IMPACT OF EARY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION ON UNDER-REPRESENTED GROUPS
      7. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING ENTREPRENEURIAL SELF-EFFICACY
      8. BARRIERS TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION AT THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY LEVELS
      9. LEGAL BARRIERS IN K-12 EDUCATION AND HIGHER EDUCATION
      10. TEACHING LEGAL RIGHTS FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Section 4: Global Trends
    1. Chapter 11: The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in the Global Business Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ROLE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN GLOBAL BUSINESS
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 12: The Advent of Social Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EMPIRICAL CONTEXT AND INITIATIVES
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 13: The Social Economy and Role of Government in South Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OVERVIEW OF SOCIAL ECONOMY
      4. 3. CONTEXT OF SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIAL ECONOMY
      5. 4. GLOBAL RECESSION AND SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY
      6. 5. SOCIAL ECONOMY AND THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
      7. 6. SEMIOTICS OF SOCIAL ECONOMY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      8. 7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 14: Exploring Social Entrepreneurship for the Creation of Sustainable Livelihoods in South Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
      5. SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS MODELS
      6. MODEL FOR DEVELOPING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SOUTH AFRICA
      7. THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP MODEL AT THEKWINI FET COLLEGE IN DURBAN
      8. THE STEPS TO DEVELOP SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS AT FET COLLEGES
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    5. Chapter 15: Legal Empowerment as Social Entrepreneurship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND LEGAL EMPOWERMENT
      4. LEGAL EMPOWERMENT IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURIAL CONTEXT: COMPARATIVE CASES OF BULWER AND NEW HANOVER IN KWAZULU-NATAL, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 16: A Discussion on Social Entrepreneurship in South Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A BACKGROUND TO SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SOUTH AFRICA – A VIRTUOUS CIRCLE?
      4. VIEWS ON WHAT IS NEEDED FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS TO THRIVE
      5. SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
      12. APPENDIX
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors