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Social entrepreneurship : theory and practice

Author: Ryszard Praszkier; Andrzej Nowak
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"There are certain kinds of people who garner enormous satisfaction from successfully taking on a "mission impossible" and, by so doing, actually manage to change the world, sometimes in surprising ways. Such individuals are rare, and when we become aware of them and their astonishing achievements, we observe that they cannot easily be pigeonholed or defined by their own circumstances, that is to say, they are the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Praszkier, Ryszard, 1945-
Social entrepreneurship.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011021238
(OCoLC)727126742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryszard Praszkier; Andrzej Nowak
ISBN: 9781139223799 1139223798 9781139049467 1139049461
OCLC Number: 801405619
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 228 p.) : ill.
Contents: Section 1. Social entrepreneurship --
1. Defining social entrepreneurship : an overview --
2. Dimensions of social entrepreneurship --
3. Identifying social entrepreneurs in practice --
Section 2. The dynamics of social change --
4. Social-change theories and dilemmas --
5. Equilibrium and complexity --
6. Theory of social emergence --
Section 3. Social capital built by social entrepreneurs --
7. Social capital --
8. Social networks : bedrock of social capital --
9. Personality traits that facilitate the building of social capital --
Section 4. A new kind of leadership --
10. Social entrepreneurship : a dynamical account --
11. A new kind of leadership --
12. Addressing insurmountable problems and conflicts --
Epilogue : the past and the future --
Conclusion--
Appendix 1 : Becoming a social entrepreneur --
Appendix 2 : The process of assessing candidates for a fellowship --
Appendix 3 : Excerpts from interviews
Responsibility: Ryszard Praszkier, Andrzej Nowak.

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