Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 8 Issue 1


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The importance of theory in social enterprise research

Helen Haugh

The purpose of this article is to review the importance of theory in social enterprise research.


Bangladesh's Rural Sales Program: Towards a scalable rural sales agent model for distributing socially beneficial goods to the poor

Kevin McKague, Sarah Tinsley

In Bangladesh, 30 percent of the population lives beyond the “last mile” of traditional distribution networks and serving this rural low‐income population with socially…

Social entrepreneurs as the paragons of shared value creation? A critical perspective

Michael Pirson

The financial crisis of 2007/2008 has caused many to question the basic premises of the current business system. Porter and Kramer suggest that the purpose of the…


Jumped or pushed: what motivates NHS staff to set up a social enterprise?

Kelly Hall, Robin Miller, Ross Millar

The purpose of this paper is to examine the motivations behind public sector spin outs, focusing on the Right to Request policy, which enabled NHS staff to set up their…


Strategies for scaling up social enterprise: lessons from early years providers

Fergus Lyon, Heather Fernandez

This paper seeks to examine the strategies social enterprises can use to scale up their impact. A traditional view has been for growth to occur through expanding…

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