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The evolution of social entrepreneurship: what have we learned?

Dianne H.B. Welsh (College of Business, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA)
Norris Krueger (Entrepreneurship Northwest, Boise, Idaho, USA)

Journal of Technology Management in China

ISSN: 1746-8779

Article publication date: 21 September 2012

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Abstract

Purpose

If there is one thing that truly characterizes entrepreneurship and especially social entrepreneurship, it is the “engaged scholarship” at their very heart. That is, teaching, outreach/service and research are connected, often tightly. The purpose of this paper therefore is to discuss the evolution of social entrepreneurship and the lessons learned.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper reports on the results of a multi‐country survey dealing with social entrepreneurship.

Findings

It is found that a lot of maturing needs to be done in the area of social entrepreneurship work.

Originality/value

This paper provides real value to the literature by showing what is actually done in the teaching of social entrepreneurship.

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Citation

Welsh, D.H.B. and Krueger, N. (2012), "The evolution of social entrepreneurship: what have we learned?", Journal of Technology Management in China, Vol. 7 No. 3, pp. 270-290. https://doi.org/10.1108/17468771311325176

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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