Managing Social Businesses

Mission, Governance, Strategy and Accountability

  • Authors
  • Urs P. Jäger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. The Concept: The Practice of Complex Decision Making

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  3. The Mission: Balance of Civil Society and the Market

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      Pages 63-66
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  4. Governance: Balance of Solidarity and Function

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      Pages 95-100
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  5. Strategy: Balance of Past and Future

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      Pages 157-159
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  6. Accountability: Balance of Action and Communication

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      Pages 207-209
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 245-285

About this book


Social businesses and non-profit organizations act at the interface of markets and civil societies. Their executives are challenged by issues of social mission and economic rationale. This book presents a new concept of social businesses and a framework for the mission and strategy-related decision making in this complex concept.


business management Motivation organization organizations Portfolio strategy

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