Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 14 Issue 3


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Lean Startup for social impact: Refining the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps model to spur social science innovation

Kathryn Semcow, Jenny Knowles Morrison

This paper aims to explore an adaptation of the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) program, which uses the Lean Startup methodology to help STEM scientists…

Exploring social enterprise leadership development through phenomenological analysis

Emerald Jay D. Ilac

The purpose of this paper is to construct a theorized leadership development model for social enterprises based on the experiences of its current leaders, highlighting what are…


Social entrepreneurship and sense-making: evidence from the Global Social Benefit Institute

Omid Sabbaghi, Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J.

The study aims to provide an empirical investigation of social enterprises in the context of experiential learning. Specifically, the study aims to investigate the interplay…

Prone to “care”?: Relating motivations to economic and social performance among women social entrepreneurs in Europe

Anne Laure Humbert, Muhammad Azam Roomi

Little attention has been given specifically to the experience of women social entrepreneurs despite the assumption they are prone to “care”, and even less to their motivations or…

Communicating a social agenda within HEIs: the role of the social enterprise mark

Emma Sutton, Morven McEachern, Kevin Kane

By using the lens of the social enterprise mark (SEM) accreditation which enables social enterprises to “prove” that the interests of people and planet are put before shareholder…

Systemic innovation labs: a lab for wicked problems

Sharon Zivkovic

The purpose of this paper is to question the appropriateness of current lab types for addressing wicked problems. A new lab type, a Systemic Innovation Lab, is proposed which…


Local geographies of developing country social enterprises

Nimruji Jammulamadaka, Kamalika Chakraborty

This paper aims to examine the geographic distribution of social enterprises at the local sub-district level in one Indian state.

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