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The role of higher education in enhancing social entrepreneurship.

Apostolakis, C. , 2011. The role of higher education in enhancing social entrepreneurship. International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 1 (2), 124-137.

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DOI: 10.1504/IJSEI.2011.043739


Social entrepreneurship and Higher Education (HE) seem to form closer relationships. This paper concerns with the role of HE in enhancing social entrepreneurship, as it is implemented in the context of Dorset, UK, and Avalon, Canada. By utilising the theoretical dimensions of entrepreneurial orientation, the paper develops a framework of interpretation for its empirical context. In summarising its findings, it argues that the role HE can play for social entrepreneurship in both cases is highly regarded however there are a number of hurdles that will need to be overcome.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:higher education; entrepreneurial orientation; social entrepreneurship; Bournemouth University; UK; United Kingdom; Memorial University of Newfoundland; Canada; universities.
Group:Bournemouth University Business School
ID Code:18996
Deposited By: Dr Christos Apostolakis
Deposited On:12 Dec 2011 14:21
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 13:41


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