Essays about: "Social Ventures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 essays containing the words Social Ventures.

  1. 1. The Perception of Mission Drift: A Qualitative Study of the Strategic Value of Pursuing Multiple Values Within Danish Hybrid Organisations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Elisabeth Alexandersson; Frida Starbrant; [2020]
    Keywords : Hybridity; B Corp; Value Creation; Blended Value; Shared Value; Mission Drift; Strategy; Competitive Advantage; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The global corporate landscape is changing, making way for a new type of organisational structure emphasising less traditional stakeholder values, particularly non-financial values regarding social and environmental concerns. However, at the core of these organisations, the logics of traditional non-profit organisations and for-profit ventures are combined, which obliges the organisations to balance non-financial values and financial values, defining these organisations as hybrid entities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Entrepreneurship from a Neuropsychological Approach: The Influence of OCD and OCPD on Entrepreneurial Decision-Making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Levi Bergstrand; Lida Minasyan; [2020]
    Keywords : entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial decision-making; new ventures; neuropsychology; neurodiversity; neurodiverse entrepreneurs; mental disorders; OCD; OCPD; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship from a neuropsychological approach is certainly a field worth investigating. This dissertation aims to closely investigate the influence of OCD and OCPD traits and behavioral patterns on entrepreneurial decision-making. READ MORE

  3. 3. Walking a tightrope towards sustainability : a multi-level transition analysis of Iranian Nature Schools as an alternative educational initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Fateme Bashiri; [2020]
    Keywords : Education for Sustainable Development; Multi-Level Perspective; Free Social Spaces; Nature Schools in Iran; Sustainability Science; Social Innovations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sustainable development requires a change of values, norms, and capabilities within individuals and societies, and education is a crucial means to achieve these goals. However, transformation is not a simple task as dominant structures due to path-dependency and lock-in processes resist change, put pressure on innovative approaches, and hinder their potential for change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Joining Forces : A case study on how the dynamics of strategic alliances unfold in a public-private joint venture

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Emma Karvik; Kajsa Skönby; [2019]
    Keywords : Growth; Cooperation; Strategic Alliances; Joint Ventures; Public-Private Joint Ventures; Business Development;

    Abstract : As competitive advantage is becoming more difficult to reach in the intense business world of today, many companies are turning towards cooperation to enhance their performance. A common way to achieve cooperation between firms has been through strategic alliances, where firms can fill their gaps in terms of resources and create common strategies for success. READ MORE

  5. 5. Roles of multiculturals in the entrepreneurial environment: An exploratory study of multiculturalism in Scandinavian new ventures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lilla Radnai; Alexander Savoy; [2019]
    Keywords : multiculturalism; entrepreneurship; team roles; behavioural roles; personality; new ventures; entrepreneurial persona; Business and Economics; Social Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Multiculturalism theories and entrepreneurship research, in terms of personality, shows significant similarities indicating that multicultural individuals could possess essential skills to survive in entrepreneurial environments. However, these two streams of research have yet to be integrated. READ MORE