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Corporate Social Entrepreneurship as a new approach to CSR - A Swedish outlook

Nikolov, Angel LU and Westergren, Louise LU (2017) MGTN59 20171
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Corporate social entrepreneurship (CSE) is a fairly new concept in academia and is not very well researched. This study aims to develop more knowledge about the concept.
It is emphasizing the concept of CSE, and how Swedish companies are working with CSE. A comprehensive framework based on literature is presented and tested on the empirical data. Another framework was developed from the empirical data, updating the comprehensive one. The study showed that the main outcome of CSE is shared value creation, a double bottom line, both economic and social. Many internal and external factors precede a CSE action. The study also shows indications that CSE actions in the Bottom of the Pyramid can be compared to ones in developed countries such as... (More)
Corporate social entrepreneurship (CSE) is a fairly new concept in academia and is not very well researched. This study aims to develop more knowledge about the concept.
It is emphasizing the concept of CSE, and how Swedish companies are working with CSE. A comprehensive framework based on literature is presented and tested on the empirical data. Another framework was developed from the empirical data, updating the comprehensive one. The study showed that the main outcome of CSE is shared value creation, a double bottom line, both economic and social. Many internal and external factors precede a CSE action. The study also shows indications that CSE actions in the Bottom of the Pyramid can be compared to ones in developed countries such as Sweden, following the framework. It is recommended that more research needs to be done in this area to get a more comprehensive picture of the nature of CSE. (Less)
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Nikolov, Angel LU and Westergren, Louise LU
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organization
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MGTN59 20171
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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keywords
Corporate social entrepreneurship, Swedish companies, cross-case analysis, framework
language
English
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8915321
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2017-06-15 12:09:22
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  abstract     = {Corporate social entrepreneurship (CSE) is a fairly new concept in academia and is not very well researched. This study aims to develop more knowledge about the concept.
It is emphasizing the concept of CSE, and how Swedish companies are working with CSE. A comprehensive framework based on literature is presented and tested on the empirical data. Another framework was developed from the empirical data, updating the comprehensive one. The study showed that the main outcome of CSE is shared value creation, a double bottom line, both economic and social. Many internal and external factors precede a CSE action. The study also shows indications that CSE actions in the Bottom of the Pyramid can be compared to ones in developed countries such as Sweden, following the framework. It is recommended that more research needs to be done in this area to get a more comprehensive picture of the nature of CSE.},
  author       = {Nikolov, Angel and Westergren, Louise},
  keyword      = {Corporate social entrepreneurship,Swedish companies,cross-case analysis,framework},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Corporate Social Entrepreneurship as a new approach to CSR - A Swedish outlook},
  year         = {2017},
}