Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 2 Issue 1


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Social enterprise mythology: critiquing some assumptions

Kristen Reid, Jon Griffith

To debate some of the commonly;held assumptions about social enterprises.


Social enterprise: a case of terminological ambiguity and complexity

Declan Jones, William Keogh

To study some of the difficulties involved in defining the nature of social enterprises and the environments in which they operate in order to provide a framework to show…


Developing fledgling social enterprises? A study of the support required and means of delivering it

Fergus Lyon, Mark Ramsden

To explore what type of support is required by social enterprises, how this is different from mainstream business, what the preferred approaches to learning and working…

Business practices in social enterprises

Mike Bull, Helen Crompton

To report the findings of a European Social Fund (ESF) financed study into the investigation and development of business practices and managerial skills in the social…


Developing emerging social enterprise through capacity building

Mathew Todres, Nelarine Cornelius, Shaheena Janjuha‐Jivraj, Adrian Woods

To study the applicability of capacity building as a technique for developing social enterprises.

Equity finance for social enterprises

Jim Brown

To study a range of options for providing equity finance (equity capital) in social enterprises.


A new model for supporting social enterprise through sustainable investment

Yared Edery

To show how social enterprises can take advantage of the growing ethical awareness of financial institutions to finance their work whilst remaining true to their social principles.


Social enterprise under the microscope: comparing and contrasting Green‐Works and ReBoot

Clare Sharpen

To understand the factors encouraging growth in two social enterprises involved in recycling based in London, UK, and how these can be interpreted and understood in terms…

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