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The social enterprise zoo : a guide for perplexed scholars, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, leaders, investors, and policymakers

Author: D R Young; E A M Searing; C V Brewer
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016.
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The Social Enterprise Zoo employs the metaphor of the zoo to gain a more comprehensive understanding of social enterprise - especially the diversity of its forms; the various ways it is organized in different socio-political environments; how different forms of enterprise behave, interact, and thrive; and what lessons can be drawn for the future development and study of organizations that seek to balance social or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D R Young; E A M Searing; C V Brewer
ISBN: 9781784716066 1784716065
OCLC Number: 962063602
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents: ForwardDana Brakman-ReiserPrefaceDennis R. Young, Elizabeth A.M. Searing, and Cassady V. BrewerPART I: Concepts and Content1. IntroductionDennis R. Young and Cassady V. Brewer2. Designing the ZooDennis R. Young and Wesley Longhofer 3. The Ongoing Evolution in Social Enterprise Legal FormsCassady V. BrewerPART II: How the Zoo Functions 4. Habitats in the ZooJanelle A. Kerlin, Thema Monroe-White, and Sandy Zook 5. Ecologies Within Habitats of the ZooElizabeth A.M. Searing, Jesse D. Lecy, and Fredrik O Andersson6. Changes Over the Life Cycles of Social Enterprise AnimalsJesse Lecy and Elizabeth A.M. Searing PART III: Managing and Governing the Zoo 7. The Role of Social Entrepreneurs in the Social Enterprise ZooDennis R. Young and Jesse Lecy 8. Feeding the AnimalsElizabeth A.M. Searing and Dennis R. Young9. Governing the ZooFrancesca Calo and Simon TeasdalePART IV: Performance of the Zoo10. Social Innovation in the ZooThema Monroe-White and Jesse D. Lecy11. Resiliency and Stability of the Zoo AnimalsJung-In Soh, Elizabeth A.M. Searing, and Dennis R. Young12. Social Impact of the Social Enterprise ZooJohn E. Tyler IIICONCLUSIONImplications for Research, Policy, and PracticeDennis R. Young, Elizabeth A.M. Searing, and Cassady V. BrewerIndex
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