Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 16 Issue 1


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An employee-oriented perspective in the value-creating mission of social enterprises

Quynh-Trang Nguyen, Ming-Yen Lee, Yi-Chung Hu

This study aims to concentrate on a specific perspective that has mostly been ignored: employees in social enterprises (SEs). It proposes that employees in SEs should be…

Understanding social enterprise in The Netherlands: An application of the macro-institutional social enterprise framework to identify the institutional characteristics of social enterprise in The Netherlands

Joost Willem Backer

This paper aims to provide a qualitative country case study of The Netherlands, adopting the macro-institutional social enterprise (MISE) framework as developed by Kerlin…

Action research and participatory democracy in social enterprise

Janne Gleerup, Lars Hulgaard, Simon Teasdale

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the reader to the Nordic tradition of Critical Utopian Action Research (CUAR) and to demonstrate how CUAR might reinvigorate…

How community-based social enterprises struggle with representation and accountability

Reinout Kleinhans, Nick Bailey, Jessica Lindbergh

Community-based social enterprises (CBSEs), a spatially defined subset of social enterprise, are independent, not-for-profit organisations managed by community members and…

Healing work

Sarah V. Suiter, C. Danielle Wilfong

The purpose of this paper is to explore women’s experiences in one such social enterprise, and to analyze the ways in which this social enterprise supports and/or…

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