Exploring the role of entrepreneurial passion in combining social and business goals. The OTS benefit corporation

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Abstract

According to a traditional business management perspective, entrepreneurship is a set of activities carried out by individuals to maximize profit. In Social Entrepreneurship the priority of the entrepreneurs is to fulfill the social mission. Social entrepreneurship can be defined as the ability to recognize opportunities in order to create social value. What are the main implications of entrepreneurial passion for a firm characterized by a social mission? Going more in depth the paper investigates the relation between entrepreneurial passion and entrepreneurial motivation, and its impact on the process related to the pursuit of social innovation oucome. The paper describes a case study related to an emblematic Italian innovative startup with a social vocation transformed in a benefit company.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospitePassion and entrepreneurship. Contemporary perspectives and new avenues for research
EditorSimone Guercini, Marcus Lindahl, Andrea Perna Enrico Baraldi
Pagine169-194
Numero di pagine26
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2020

Keywords

  • alertness
  • motivation
  • networking
  • social entrepreneurship

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