|aUnderstanding social enterprise :|btheory & practice /|cby Rory Ridley-Duff, Mike Bull.
|aLondon ;|aThousand Oaks, Calif. :|bSAGE,|c2011.
|axii, 286 pages :|billustrations ;|c25 cm
|aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 260-274) and index.
|apt. I Theoretical Perspectives on Social Enterprise: 1. The Third Sector and the Social Economy -- 2. New Public Management and the Private Sector -- 3. Defining Social Enterprise -- 4. Social and Ethical Capital / Mike Bull -- 5. Globalisation and International Perspectives -- pt. II. The Practice of Social Enterprise: 6. Management Debates -- 7. Identities and Legalities -- 8. Strategic Management and Planning -- 9. Governance, HRM and Employee Relations / Tracey Chadwick-Coule -- 10. Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship / Pam Seanor -- 11. Income Streams and Social Investment -- 12. Measuring Social Outcomes and Impacts / Mike Bull -- Postscript -- Social Enterprise in 2050.
|a"The emergence of social enterprises over the past 25 years has been an exciting and significant development in the economy at a local, national and international level. How should we understand the growing popularity of social enterprise? Are alternative business models even more relevant in an uncertain business climate? How does Social Enterprise fit into the wider social context?"--Pub. desc.
內容簡介top Understanding Social Enterprise 簡介 The first authoritative student textbook on the subject explores the issues of understanding the context and processes of Social Enterprise. In 12 comprehensive chapters the authors discuss and illustrate both theoretical and practical considerations for the field. Each chapter contains: a summary of key topics covered; illuminating and engaging international case studies to illustrate the themes covered and link them to practice; reflection boxes to enable students to critically consider their interpretation of issues raised; informative further reading; and links to online information about social enterprise projects. There is also an accompanying website with a full instructors' manual, including PowerPoint slides and extra case studies, for lecturers and access to full-text journal articles and online exercises for students.