Social Entrepreneurship: A Grounded Learning Approach to Social Value Creation
Journal of Enterprising Culture, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 339-362, 2008
Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Date Written: December 1, 2008
The value of the inclusion of social entrepreneurship in entrepreneurship education courses and programs is considered in light of the increase in social entrepreneurial ventures worldwide as well as changing business school requirements. Using a grounded learning theory approach as a foundation, we consider factors unique to social entrepreneurship and present a live case social venture which provides hands-on experience to students. Student comments regarding their learning through this experience are also included. Future directions for social entrepreneurship education pedagogy and research are discussed.
Keywords: Social entrepreneurship education
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