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Author Westaway, Kyle.

Title Profit and purpose : tools to structure, fund, and run a social enterprise / Kyle Westaway
Published Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Discover through curiosity -- Design with humility -- Build with hustle -- Fund through commitment -- Connect with authenticity -- Scale through community -- Evaluate with honesty
Summary "Why has Warby Parker been able to make such dramatic inroads against the behemoths in the long established eyeglass market? How has Method revolutionized the soap aisle? Amid the cacophony of online retailers, why has Etsy seen such explosive growth, with 2013 annual sales north of $1 billion? These companies all have been disruptive because they are operating from a strong social/environmental purpose. They are proving a counterintuitive truth - purpose can drive profits. But it's not just innovative startups that are getting in on the action. Blue chip companies such as Nike, Coca-Cola and IBM are innovating within their organization to create a positive social and environmental impact globally. This is not a trend. It's the future of business. Based on in-depth interviews with founders, Profit & Purpose profiles a number of the most successful pioneers of this new way forward, telling the stories of thirteen social enterprises ..." -- Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
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Subject New business enterprises.
Social entrepreneurship.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Business & Economics.
Management Styles & Communication.
New business enterprises.
Social entrepreneurship.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014013895
ISBN 1118708555