Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 15 Issue 2


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The emergence of social entrepreneurship in Russia

Yury E. Blagov, Yulia N. Aray

The purpose of this paper is to build a typology of social entrepreneurship in Russian Federation and describe the related models based on a deep understanding of the current…

Evaluating the labour productivity of social enterprises in comparison to SMEs in Australia

Malcolm Abbott, Jo Barraket, Erin I-Ping Castellas, Kiros Hiruy, Roksolana Suchowerska, Libby Ward-Christie

The social economy – including not-for-profits, cooperatives, mutual organisations and social enterprises – is playing a stronger role than ever in the delivery of public policy…

Embracing entrepreneurial action through effectuation in social enterprise

Chamindika Weerakoon, Byron Gales, Adela J. McMurray

Mainstream entrepreneurship research tends to adopt either the causation or effectuation perspective in their studies. Yet, the social enterprise literature has largely focussed…


Affiliations for homeless individuals through social enterprise employment

Molly Cook, Marion C. Willetts

This paper aims to explore the ways in which a social enterprise provides opportunities to its homeless employees to increase their number and types of affiliations.

Whose value? Problems in valuing social enterprise and research implications

Yanto Chandra

This paper argues that we need a more disciplined understanding of social enterprise (SE) that is able to incorporate its diversity across different contexts, yet remains…

Solidarity cooperatives: The (hidden) origins of communitarian pluralism in the UK social enterprise movement

Rory James Ridley-Duff, Michael Frederick Bull

This paper aims to re-evaluate social enterprise (SE) history to pinpoint a pluralist turn in communitarian philosophy during the 1970s, which has the potential to transform…

Toward a systems approach to social impact assessment

Chantal Hervieux, Annika Voltan

The purpose of the paper is to propose a systems change lens to current approaches to assessing social impact in social ventures. Many existing tools for measuring social impact…

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