Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 1 Issue 1


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A research agenda for social entrepreneurship

Helen Haugh

To study the nature of social entrepreneurship from the viewpoint of activities associated with the perception of opportunities to create social value and the creation of…


Viable social enterprise: an evaluation of business support to social enterprises

Frances Hines

To identify the challenges faced by UK social enterprises in their attempts to develop the kind of support needed to achieve their social, economic and environmental objectives.


Raising the profile of social enterprises: the use of social return on investment (SROI) and investment ready tools (IRT) to bridge the financial credibility gap

Andrew Flockhart

To evaluate the potential of social return on investment (SROI) and investment ready tools (IRT) in enabling social enterprises to address the credibility gap associated…


Shaping the balanced scorecard for use in UK social enterprises

Ali B. Somers

To develop and apply the social enterprise balanced scorecard (SEBS) as an amended balanced scorecard technique for use evaluating UK social enterprises.


Social enterprise: through the eyes of the consumer (prepared for the National Consumer Council)

Bob Allan

To apply a consumer‐based approach to the study of the underlying concepts involved in social enterprises.


Exploring the meaning(s) of sustainability for community‐based social entrepreneurs

Barbra Wallace

To explore the meaning of sustainability from the perspective of community‐based social entrepreneurs (CBSE) on an estate in East London, UK, and enable local…

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