Defining Social Entrepreneurship (Eine Definition von Social Entrepreneurship)

8 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2010 Last revised: 4 Aug 2011

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Stephan A. Jansen

Zeppelin University - Civil Society Center (CiSoC)

Saskia Richter

Zeppelin University - Civil Society Center (CiSoC)

Elisabeth Hahnke

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Ann‐Kristin Achleitner

Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies

Wolfgang Spiess-Knafl

Civil Society Center / Chair for Strategic Organization & Finance

Sarah Volk

Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies

Volker Then

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Georg Mildenberger

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Thomas Scheuerle

Heidelberg University - Center for Social Investement (CSI)

Björn Schmitz

Phil!omondo; Heidelberg University - Center for Social Investement (CSI)

Date Written: November 22, 2010

Abstract

The Mercator Research Network Zeppelin University – TU Munich – CSI Heidelberg analyzes the organization, communication, legitimacy and governance of social entrepreneurs. The underlying definition uses fourteen criteria to characterize social entrepreneurship and tries to differentiate between different phenomena.

Note: Downloadable document is in German.

Keywords: Social Entrepreneurship, Definition

JEL Classification: M13, M14

Suggested Citation

Jansen, Stephan A. and Richter, Saskia and Hahnke, Elisabeth and Achleitner, Ann-Kristin and Spiess-Knafl, Wolfgang and Volk, Sarah and Then, Volker and Mildenberger, Georg and Scheuerle, Thomas and Schmitz, Björn, Defining Social Entrepreneurship (Eine Definition von Social Entrepreneurship) (November 22, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1713358 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1713358

Stephan A. Jansen

Zeppelin University - Civil Society Center (CiSoC) ( email )

Am Seemooser Horn 20
Friedrichshafen, 88045
Germany
+49-7541-6009-1100 (Phone)
+49-7541-6009-1109 (Fax)

Saskia Richter (Contact Author)

Zeppelin University - Civil Society Center (CiSoC) ( email )

Am Seemooser Horn 20
Friedrichshafen, 88045
Germany
+49-7541-6009-1225 (Phone)

Elisabeth Hahnke

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Ann-Kristin Achleitner

Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies ( email )

Arcisstr. 21
Munich, D-80290
Germany
+49 89 289 25181 (Phone)

Wolfgang Spiess-Knafl

Civil Society Center / Chair for Strategic Organization & Finance ( email )

Am Seemooser Horn 20
Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance 88045
Germany

Sarah Volk

Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies ( email )

Arcisstraße 21
München, 80333
Germany
+498928925483 (Phone)

Volker Then

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Georg Mildenberger

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Thomas Scheuerle

Heidelberg University - Center for Social Investement (CSI) ( email )

Heidelberg
Germany

Björn Schmitz

Phil!omondo ( email )

Bruchhäuser Weg 2.1
Heidelberg, 69124
Germany

HOME PAGE: http://philiomondo.de

Heidelberg University - Center for Social Investement (CSI) ( email )

Heidelberg
Germany

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