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Social Enterprises

Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector

Language:  English
This book will be helpful for students who are interested to know more about the social and nonprofit sector.
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This book, “Social Enterprises - Entrepreneurship in the social sector” gives a broader context to social organisations, their importance, historical influences, and the various types of organisations that are present in the social sector. Social organisations help the underprivileged and under-served sections of the society and they bring their unique innovations for the common good. This book tries to simplify the concept of social enterprises and how they perform their tasks and strategies.

About the Author

Ambika Kulshrestha is a business strategy consultant, a business coach, and a teacher in the area of Strategic Management and International Economics. She is the director of Strategy Practice at Rectangle Consulting, a boutique Business and Strategy consulting firm based out of Hyderabad, India. Ambika is a former banker with Citi and has studied Economics and Commerce at the master’s level at the University of Mumbai and Symbiosis International University, India. She has overall 26 years of experience as a Banker and Strategy consultant.

  • About the author
  • Preface
  1. Introduction to Social Enterprises
    1. Conceptual Definitions and Differences
    2. Differences between Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship
  2. Origin of Social Organisations
    1. Factors Crucial for Emergence of Social Organisations
    2. Origins of Social Organisations in other Parts of the Globe
  3. Challenges faced by Social Organisations
    1. The focus of Social Enterprises
    2. Challenges faced by social enterprises
  4. Social Enterprises – Other aspects
    1. Managing Stakeholder relationships
    2. Strategies Adopted by the Social Organisations
    3. Other Strategies
  5. A case study on Social Entreprise
    1. Case study on Aravind Eye Hospitals, India
About the Author

Ambika Kulshrestha