The idea that social entrepreneurs create something called social value—good works that go above and beyond what traditional entrepreneurs and businesses deliver—is a dearly held tenet of the social change movement. But what exactly is social value, and how do social entrepreneurs go about creating it?
Key social innovators have succeeded against all odds –– and with little financial muscle.
New research suggests that the fate of start-up nonprofits is highly dependent on their acquisition of stable funding sources, particularly public funds
The most successful nonprofits pay close heed to their markets.
By focusing so much attention on the social entrepreneur we fail to recognize the thousands of others who are crafting solutions to pressing problems.
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How the personalities of entrepreneurs and managers differ.
Managing innovation is more like leading a jazz band than conducting an orchestra.
Social entrepreneurs are inventing new technologies to solve the world’s problems. But it takes more than a fancy new gadget to make life better.
Interview with Paul Farmer, founder, Partners in Health.
Why nonprofits should get out of commercial ventures. At the same time, the tax code needs to be changed to help nonprofits get more charitable donations.