Conceptualizing the International For-Profit Social Entrepreneur

Journal of Business Ethics 98 (2):183 - 198 (2011)
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This article looks at social entrepreneurs that operate for-profit and internationally, offering that international for-profit social entrepreneurs (IFPSE) are of a unique type. Initially, this article utilizes the entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and international entrepreneurship literatures to develop a definition of the IFPSE. Next, a proposed model of the IFPSE is built utilizing the dimensions of mindset, opportunity recognition, social networks, and outcomes. Case studies of three IFPSE are then used to examine the proposed model. In the final section, findings from the case studies are used to examine the proposed model and more fully elucidate the dimensions of the IFPSE
Keywords social entrepreneurship  international  for-profit  case studies
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DOI 10.1007/s10551-010-0545-7
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