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Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Business Models

The Case of India

Editors: Agrawal, Anirudh, Kumar, Payal (Eds.)

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  • Presents the important questions and ideas related to social entrepreneurship in India in order to develop this field of inquiry
  • Provides the theoretical underpinnings as a concept and practice
  • Explores the risks and opportunities of micro-entrepreneurship in India
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Addressing the need for further theorisation and operationalisation of social entrepreneurship in India, this edited collection provides a critical and deeper understanding of the social entrepreneurial ecosystem. Covering topics such as entrepreneurial intentions, empathy, impact investment and standardised social measures, the contributors explore the potential of social entrepreneurship and sustainable business models in an Indian context. Offering empirical cases and presenting a realistic perspective of the social entrepreneurship landscape in India, this collection will undoubtedly be of value to those interested in creating a social and sustainable impact in business and society.

About the authors

Anirudh Agrawal is a PhD fellow at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and a Visiting Assisting Professor at Bennett University, India. He was previously a full Assistant Professor at Jindal Global University in India. His areas of interest include social entrepreneurship, impact investing and entrepreneurial ecosystems and he has published and presented articles in a number of international journals and conferences.

Payal Kumar is a Professor at BML Munjal University, India, and has rich experience in both the higher education and corporate sectors. As well as being the series editor of the five-volume Palgrave Studies in Leadership and Followership, Payal is also on the editorial board of many international journals.

Reviews

“India is one of the most important and also most interesting places for social entrepreneurship. This books bring together the leading scholars in this area and paints a vivid picture of what has already been achieved and where future challenges lie. Highly recommended!” (Kai Hockerts, Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark)

“This edited volume is one of its kind. By unravelling the meaning of social entrepreneurship, impact measurement, impact investing and sustainable incubators, it promotes scholarship on social entrepreneurship in India, by drawing on a context-sensitive, indigenous perspective.” (Prof. Jacques Defourny, Directeur, Centre d'Economie Sociale  Director, Centre for Social Economy HEC Liège Management School - Liège Université Sart Tilman, Belgium)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Embedding Diversity in Social Entrepreneurial Research: India’s Learning Laboratories

    Prasad, C. Shambu (et al.)

    Pages 3-30

  • Education Conversations: Situating Social Enterprise in India’s Education Discourse

    Salovaara, Isabel M.

    Pages 31-57

  • Factors Affecting Individual’s Intention to Become a Social Entrepreneur

    Tiwari, Preeti (et al.)

    Pages 59-98

  • Why Worry About Your Impact? Rationale, Challenges and Support for Indian Social Enterprises’ Impact Measurement

    Bhatt, Anar

    Pages 99-116

  • Towards a Better Understanding of Business Models of Social Enterprise in an Uncertain Institutional Environment

    Verma, Deepika Chandra (et al.)

    Pages 119-140

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Business Models
Book Subtitle
The Case of India
Editors
  • Anirudh Agrawal
  • Payal Kumar
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-74488-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-74488-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-74487-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-09004-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 253
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations
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