Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 9 Issue 2


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Guest Editors: Roger Spear

The role of legitimacy in social enterprise‐corporate collaboration

Benjamin Huybrechts, Alex Nicholls

This article aims to explore the role of organisational legitimacy in understanding the emergence and development of “cross‐sector collaboration” between social…


Examining the labor market presence of US WISEs

Kate Cooney

Work integration social enterprises (WISEs) create jobs through business ventures that function as locations for training and employment of disadvantaged workers. A key…

Managers' competences in social enterprises: which specificities?

Charlotte Moreau, Sybille Mertens

The management of an organisation and the context within which this organisation evolves are recognised as two important aspects of any organisation. Few studies have been…


The ambiguities of (social) value creation: towards an extended understanding of entrepreneurial value creation for society

Christian Lautermann

The purpose of this paper is to question the supposed self‐evidence of a core category in the social entrepreneurship literature: “social value creation”. By criticizing…


Social entrepreneurship – innovative challengers or adjustable followers?

Malin Gawell

Social entrepreneurial initiatives are often ascribed innovative roles for the public good. However, it is also argued that the same initiatives react to conditions in…

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