This timely Handbook provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and strategy, including a critical overview and an agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship.
What are the forms and manifestations of social entrepreneurship? To what extent should current developments lead to a redefinition of stakeholders' strategies and roles in the quest for better consideration of the social dimension? The highly regarded group of contributors addresses these questions in some detail. They also explore social entrepreneurship from a multicultural perspective in order to highlight the diversity of social entrepreneurship forms and practices and, from a strategic perspective, to investigate the essential role played by various actors and factors in the development of social entrepreneurship.
Postgraduate students and researchers studying social entrepreneurship will find this book of great interest. Social entrepreneurs and practitioners would also benefit considerably from this enriching resource.
Edited by Alain Fayolle, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director, Entrepreneurship Research Centre, EMLYON Business School, Ecully, France and Harry Matlay, Global Independent Research, Coventry, UK
Contents: 1. Social Entrepreneurship: A Multicultural and Multidimensional Perspective Alain Fayolle and Harry Matlay PART I: A CONCEPTUAL AND DEFINITIONAL PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2. Social Entrepreneurship: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead Johanna Mair 3. Essay of Clarifications and Definitions of the Related Concepts of Social Enterprise, Social Entrepreneur and Social Entrepreneurship Francois Brouard and Sophie Larivet 4. Concepts and Realities of Social Enterprise: A European Perspective Jacques Defourny 5. Socially Constructed Opportunities in Social Entrepreneurship: A Structuration Model Giovany Cajaiba-Santana PART II: A CONTEXTUAL PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 6. Social Entrepreneurship in France: Organizational and Relational Issues Martine Hlady Rispal and Jerome Boncler 7. Sustainable Transborder Business Cooperation in the European Regions: The Importance of Social Entrepreneurship Raymond Saner and Lichia Yiu 8. The Intertwining of Social, Commercial and Public Entrepreneurship Elisabeth Sundin and Malin Tillmar 9. The Promise of Social Franchising as a Model to Achieve Social Goals Thierry Volery and Valerie Hackl 10. Social Entrepreneurs' Actions in Networks Chantal Hervieux and Marie-France B. Turcotte PART III: A STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 11. Social Entrepreneurs in Non-Profit Organizations: Innovation and Dilemmas Patrick Valeau 12. Innovating for Social Impact: Is Bricolage the Catalyst for Change? Jill Kickul, Mark D. Griffiths and Lisa Gundry 13. A Community-wide Framework for Encouraging Social Entrepreneurship Using the Pipeline of Entrepreneurs and Enterprises Model Thomas S. Lyons and Gregg A. Lichtenstein 14. Considering Social Capital in the Context of Social Entrepreneurship Paul Myers and Teresa Nelson 15. Social Entrepreneurs and Earned Income Opportunities: The Dilemma of Earned Income Pursuit Brett R. Smith, Christopher E. Stevens and Terri F. Barr 16. Ending Essay: Sociality and Economy in Social Entrepreneurship Daniel Hjorth 17. Conclusions, Recommendations and an Agenda for Future Research in Social Entrepreneurship Harry Matlay and Alain Fayolle Index