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Author Denny, Simon.

Title Social Enterprise : Accountability and Evaluation around the World
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (269 pages)
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of illustrations -- Notes on contributors -- Forward -- Part I: Overview -- 1. Evaluating social enterprise: an international perspective -- References -- Part II: Defining social enterprise: A theoretical perspective -- 2. Social enterprise or social entrepreneurship: which matters and why? -- Introduction and context -- A sense of purpose -- Definitions and terminology -- Desired outcomes, linked values and actors -- Beginning to make sense -- Conclusions -- References
3. Social enterprise management: how do social enterprises compete? -- Introduction -- Introduction to social enterprise -- The Resource Advantage theory of competition (R-A theory) -- Management challenges for social enterprise -- Resources in social enterprise -- Fair trade social enterprise case studies -- Background to social enterprise cases -- Performance of case social enterprises -- Resource analysis of case social enterprises -- Ethical and social commitments -- Connections with partners -- Consistency of behaviour -- Social enterprise and Resource Advantage theory
Conclusions and implications -- Notes -- References -- 4. It's not you, it's me! Breaking up social entrepreneurship identity -- Introduction -- Contextualising SE discourses -- Researching SE discourse/identity -- Positioning differance and supplementarity in SE discourse -- Differance -- Supplementarity -- Concluding remarks -- References -- Part III: Evaluating social enterprise: international research studies -- 5. Working for a social enterprise: an exploration of employee rewards and motivations -- Introduction -- Employee motivation -- Remuneration in the non-profit sector
Indexes of evaluation of the WISCs themselves -- Indexes of evaluation of the WISCs' social dimension -- Indexes of evaluation of the WISCs' ability in creating job opportunities -- Indexes of evaluation of the WISCs in terms of wellbeing and personal growth -- The evaluation of the social cooperative model: efficiency -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- 7. Fostering the wellbeing of immigrants and refugees? Evaluating the outcomes of work integration social enterprise -- Chapter overview -- Introduction -- Economic participation and wellbeing for refugees and newly arrived migrants
Motivation and job satisfaction in the non-profit sector -- Altruism and employment in the non-profit sector -- Methodology -- Results and analysis -- Remuneration -- Motivation -- Altruism -- Employee satisfaction, engagement and psychological empowerment -- Job satisfaction -- Employee engagement -- Psychological empowerment -- Conclusion -- References -- 6. When social enterprises do it better: efficiency and efficacy of work integration in Italian social cooperatives -- Introduction -- The Italian experience -- The social cooperative model: dimensions of the phenomena and winning traits
Summary Social enterprise has become a much discussed term in recent years, often in conjunction with the public sector - the idea that entrepreneurship might somehow step in and save the public purse has taken hold in a number of areas. This book introduces and explains the terminology surrounding social enterprise and brings much-needed rigour to proceedings by demonstrating how this can be measured, evaluated and held accountable. A range of validated evaluation measures, tools and techniques, such as 'SROI', the 'Outcomes Star' and randomised control trials, are presented in individual re
Notes Responding to diverse needs: employment services and social enterprise approaches
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Form Electronic book
Author Seddon, Frederick.
ISBN 1136242295