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The art of social enterprise : business as if people mattered

Author: Carl Frankel; Allen R Bromberger
Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces a business model driven by the desire to create positive change through entrepreneurial activities. It includes an overview of this rapidly growing field, as well as proven strategies for success.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Frankel; Allen R Bromberger
ISBN: 9780865717305 0865717303
OCLC Number: 812258664
Awards: Commended for Axiom Business Book Awards (Philanthropy/Nonprofit) 2014
Description: xii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Section One This Thing Called Social Enterprise --
ch. 1 New World, New Rules --
Why Social Enterprise? --
Why Now? --
About This Book --
About the Authors --
ch. 2 Portrait of a Tribe-in-Progress --
Defining Social Enterprise --
Not Left or Right --
Variations on a Theme --
Species of Social Enterprise --
ch. 3 Battle of the Worldviews --
Is Social Enterprise Subversive? --
A Transitional Phase --
Section Two Key IMP-gredients --
ch. 4 Intention Is Where the Heart Is --
The Primacy of Intention --
Establishing Intention --
Communicating Intention --
Preserving Intention --
The Brands the Thing --
ch. 5 Money Matters --
A Catch-22 for Hungries --
Capital Market, Here We Come --
The Valuation Conundrum --
The Specter of Litigation --
Is the Capital Market Less Capital for Social Entrepreneurs? --
Sharing the Wealth --
ch. 6 The Social Enterprise as People Person --
Make Like a Partner --
Partnership Principles --
Building a Strong Team. Contents note continued: ch. 7 Decisions, Decisions, Decisions --
Early Stage Start-Up ---
The Compass of the Heart --
Interview with a Hungry ---
Getting the Horses Lined up in the Gate --
Do Me a Solid ---
Preserving the Mission with Investors --
An Adapter Comes in from the Cold --
Section Three The Social Zentrepreneur --
ch. 8 The Myth America Pageant --
Mainstream Myths About Business --
Counternarratives About Power and Leadership --
The Coachman and the Narratives --
ch. 9 Carl and Allen's Ten Commandments --
Commandment One Respect Money --
Commandment Two Be Intensely Strategic --
Commandment Three Insist on Quality --
Commandment Four KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) --
Commandment Five Be Willing to Compromise on Everything but Your Integrity --
Commandment Six Know Thyself --
Commandment Seven Get Support --
Commandment Eight Cultivate a Healthy Relationship with Your (Ad)Venture --
Commandment Nine Take Care of Yourself. Contents note continued: Commandment Ten Keep Dancing on the High Wire --
ch. 10 Overcoming Entrepreneur's Disease --
Please Let Me Bring You Down --
An Anxiety Management Protocol.
Responsibility: Carl Frankel and Allen Bromberger.

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