Essays about: "Social Entrepreneurship"

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  1. 1. 'Women are power, they are roots, they are everything' : How entrepreneurial identity enables economic empowerment from microloans

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Carleson; [2020]
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    Abstract : This study adds new knowledge to the understanding of the usefulness of microcredit as a means to empower poor women. Using theory on women’s entrepreneurial identity, this study elucidates the functioning of such an identity to the entrepreneurship and of the social mechanisms of importance to attaining such an identity, that enable women to establish an income generating business, from microloans. READ MORE

  2. 2. Entrepreneurship, Capabilities and Natural Capital : A strong sustainability approach for well-being improvement of indigenous women in Guatemala

    University essay from

    Author : Marije Poort; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable development; tourism; capability approach; strong sustainability; well-being; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The World Tourism Organization identifies improving linkages and opportunities in the tourism sector as a key area in the field of sustainable economic development. Swisscontact’s project Empodera aims at the improvement of well-being of indigenous women and youth via economic development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of Entrepreneurial Leadership Traits Among Brazil and China in Small Businesses

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Ana Clara Mueller Meirinho; Li Mengting; [2019]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurial leadership; Leader traits; Hofstede’s 6D Model; Small Business; Cross-Cultural leadership; Brazil; China;

    Abstract : Title: Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of Entrepreneurial Leadership Traits Among Brazil and China in Small Businesses Authors: Ana Clara Mueller Meirinho and Li Mengting Level: Master Thesis, 30 hp Keywords: Entrepreneurial leadership, Leader traits, Hofstede’s 6D Model, Small Business, Cross-Cultural leadership, Brazil, China. Background: Entrepreneurship is important among all the countries for the growth and prosperity of nations due to movement of economic activities that they generate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE

  5. 5. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Abstract : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. READ MORE