Three Avenues for Social Entrepreneurship Research

  • James E. Austin


Social entrepreneurship (SE) is an emerging field of academic inquiry. As has always been the case for newcomers, they must generate important new knowledge and advance the frontiers of understanding if they are to gain intellectual legitimacy. Thus, vigorous, rigorous, and ambitious research is a key driver to the development of this field.


Corporate Social Responsibility Social Enterprise Strategic Alliance Social Entrepreneurship Harvard Business Review 
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