Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 15 Issue 1


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Reflections on 25 years of building social enterprise education

James Austin, V. Kasturi Rangan

This paper aims to reflect on 25 years of the social enterprise initiative at the Harvard Business School, examining the processes and thinking involved at key stages of…

The evolution of social entrepreneurship research: a bibliometric analysis

Marcelo Dionisio

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of research on social entrepreneurship through a bibliometric study and the use of Gartner’s (1985) framework to…


Accounting for social return on investment (SROI): The costs and benefits of family-centred care by the Ronald McDonald House Charities

Marco Bellucci, Carmela Nitti, Serena Franchi, Enrico Testi, Luca Bagnoli

This study aims to assess the effectiveness of social return on investment (SROI) as a measure of the social impact produced by non-profit organisations and social…


Empowering communities? Exploring roles in facilitated social enterprise

Eilidh Finlayson, Michael James Roy

States and development bodies are increasingly stimulating social enterprise activity in communities as an empowering social and economic development intervention. This…

Social enterprising informing our concept; exploring informal micro social enterprise

Alistair R. Anderson, Sohail Younis, Hina Hashim, Carol Air

The paper investigates an unusual form of social enterprising located in a poor region of Pakistan. The purpose of this paper is to examine a novel form of micro social…

An updated quantitative analysis of Kerlin’s macro-institutional social enterprise framework

Muhammet Emre Coskun, Thema Monroe-White, Janelle Kerlin

This paper aims to improve upon the initial quantitative assessment of Kerlin’s macro-institutional social enterprise (MISE) framework (Monroe-White et al., 2015) to test…

Searching for a theory of dark social entrepreneurship

Craig Allen Talmage, Jocelyn Bell, Gheorghe Dragomir

This paper aims to extend social entrepreneurship theory by investigating the darker sides of innovation and enterprise. Entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship…

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