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The role of social entrepreneurs in the formation of organisational culture

Rodrigues Maciel, Maysa (2019) The role of social entrepreneurs in the formation of organisational culture. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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After more than twenty years from the first studies about Social Entrepreneurship there are still several disagreements and no consensus about several of its characteristics. However, only in Ireland more than 1400 social enterprises were launched between 2009 and 2011 (European Commission Report, 2017), demonstrating that this new business model, although still not delimitated by research, is attractive for entrepreneurs that aim to imprint a positive impact in the society.

This paper aims to gather data and analyse practical aspects of social entrepreneurship through the lens of their organisational culture; identifying the role and impact of the social entrepreneur in the development of this values, beliefs, mission, vision and rituals, and determining the positive and negative effects of this correlation. It is also a main objective the construction of new perspectives towards social enterprises processes and strategies, proportioning new insights in the development of hybrid organisations using the perspective of the entrepreneurs interviewed.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > Entrepreneurship
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Organisational Behaviour > Organisational Culture
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: Caoimhe Ní Mhaicín
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2019 14:10
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2019 14:10

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