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Social Enterprise and Other Social Commerce Topics

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Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

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    Understand the concept of the social enterprise and its variants.

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    Describe business-oriented public social networks, their characteristics and benefits.

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    Describe the major social commerce activities that can be conducted within and by enterprises and the characteristics of such private social networks.

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    Discuss the online employment market, including its participants and benefits.

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    Review the social commerce activities and their relationship with e-entertainment and gaming.

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    Describe social gaming and gamification.

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    Define crowdsourcing and crowdfunding and describe their use in social commerce.

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    Describe social collaboration and its benefits. Also comment on the future of social commerce.

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Turban, E., Whiteside, J., King, D., Outland, J. (2017). Social Enterprise and Other Social Commerce Topics. In: Introduction to Electronic Commerce and Social Commerce. Springer Texts in Business and Economics. Springer, Cham.

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