The Dragons' Apprentice: a social enterprise novel by Rory Ridley-Duff

The Dragons' Apprentice: a social enterprise novel

byRory Ridley-Duff

Kobo ebook | November 8, 2014

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Fast forward to 2032. In a co-operative world full of social enterprises, the BBC hires a new quartet of Dragons…

Warren is an entrepreneur who has successfully amassed billions. Unfortunately, since receiving an ASBO for anti-social investing, he has been banned from starting any new ventures. Then he receives a call from Sharon - an ambitious producer at the BBC – to ask if he would like to put his unemployed capital back to work on a new game show. Should he accept?


About the Author

Rory Ridley-Duff is Associate Professor of Cooperative and Social Enterprise at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University. Dr Ridley-Duff’s primary research interest is the process by which democratic relations develop in both informal and formal organisations, and the way this affects governing processes. He has authored two academic books, 32 scholarly papers and two novels.

His research has been accepted for publication in many journals including: * Human Relations * Corporate Governance: An International Review * International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research * Action Research * Journal of Organisational Change and Transformation * Social Enterprise Journal * Journal of Cooperative Studies. He won a best paper awards from Emerald Publishing in 2011 for a paper on ethical capital, and from the 31st Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (ISBE) for critical research on the Social Enterprise Mark. He is a director of Social Enterprise Europe Ltd and co-founder of the FairShares Association. In his academic role, he chairs the Principles of Responsible Management (PRME) Group at Sheffield Business School.

Title:The Dragons' Apprentice: a social enterprise novelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 8, 2014Publisher:Rory Ridley-DuffLanguage:English

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