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

European Center for Social 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

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

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.

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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 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 )

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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

European Center for Social Finance ( email )

Munich
Germany

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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

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

Heidelberg
Germany

Phil!omondo ( email )

Bruchhäuser Weg 2.1
Heidelberg, 69124
Germany

HOME PAGE: http://philiomondo.de

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