Social Entrepreneurship – Literature Review (Emprendimiento Social – Revisión de la Literatura) (Spanish)

Estudios Gerenciales, Vol. 24, No. 109, pp. 109-219, 2008

21 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2011

Date Written: November 19, 2008

Abstract

Since the eighties, entrepreneurship has attracted the interest of business schools because of its role in creating and managing companies, among other reasons. Entrepreneurship is a vast field that involves a range of subjects such as startup financing, the entrepreneurial profile, corporate entrepreneurship, family businesses, opportunities recognition, training and social entrepreneurship. This review focuses on social entrepreneurship, its structure, importance, characteristics and subjects for future research. It was revised 51 bibliography references, especially articles published in academics journals, related with social entrepreneurship since year 2000 to present. There are different sections dedicated to fundamental aspects. This article not only clarify social entrepreneurship theoretical construct and identify its fundamental characteristics but also illustrates the importance itself for the emerging countries development and its public politics relevance.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: Social entrepreneurship, social value, economic development

JEL Classification: L26, L31

Suggested Citation

Guzman, Alexander and Trujillo, María-Andrea, Social Entrepreneurship – Literature Review (Emprendimiento Social – Revisión de la Literatura) (Spanish) (November 19, 2008). Estudios Gerenciales, Vol. 24, No. 109, pp. 109-219, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1756171

Alexander Guzman (Contact Author)

CESA School of Business ( email )

Bogota
Colombia

María-Andrea Trujillo

CESA School of Business ( email )

Bogota
Colombia

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