Social Business: Theory, Practice, And Critical Perspectives by Andrea GroveSocial Business: Theory, Practice, And Critical Perspectives by Andrea Grove

Social Business: Theory, Practice, And Critical Perspectives

byAndrea GroveEditorGary A. Berg

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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Conceptualized and put into practice by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Dr. Muhammad Yunus, social businesses work to address social ills such as poverty, lack of health care, gaps in education and environmental challenges. This book explores the ideation, practice and evaluation of the concept of social business. Not just theoretical foundations but several case studies of social businesses around the world and state-of-the-art assessment of the issues that arise in the planning, marketing and evaluation of social businesses, are featured in this book.

This cutting-edge collection of articles, presented by the California Institute for Social Business (CISB) in collaboration with Professor Yunus, is one of the first comprehensive collections of theory and research on the emerging field of social business. The diverse group of authors come from around the world and from various disciplinary backgrounds, representing the leading academic experts on social business phenomena.

Andrea Grove, Director of the California Institute for Social Business and Professor of Political Science at California State University Channel Islands, received a Ph.D. in Political Science from The Ohio State University in 1999, an M.A. in International Relations and Strategic Studies from Lancaster University (in the United Kingdom...
Title:Social Business: Theory, Practice, And Critical PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:249 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3662512203

ISBN - 13:9783662512203


Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction: Background and Theory.- Part II: Case Studies.- Part III: Practice: Lessons Learned About Designing Social Businesses.