Identifying Constraints in Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem of India: A Developing Country Context

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Venus Sharma

University of Nottingham, Students

Date Written: September 15, 2015

Abstract

Social entrepreneurs are faced with multiple challenges which are further amplified in resource deficit environment of developing economies. However, there has been a limited examination of the barriers and limitations present in social enterprise ecosystem from the developing country context. This research takes the case of India to identify the constraints which influence decision making and impact of the social enterprises, as perceived by various active participants of the social enterprise ecosystem. It reveals three major categories of challenges present in both macro and micro environment of the social enterprise ecosystem of India and further provides potential solutions to the challenges identified.

Keywords: Social entrepreneurship, social business, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship ecosystem, Indian social entrepreneurship ecosystem, constraints in Indian ecosystem

Suggested Citation

Sharma, Venus, Identifying Constraints in Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem of India: A Developing Country Context (September 15, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2729720 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2729720

Venus Sharma (Contact Author)

University of Nottingham, Students ( email )

Nottingham
United Kingdom

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