context

Episode 53 – Lin Xiong & Hina Hashim – Narrating the ‘social’: the evolving stories of Pakistan’s social entrepreneurs

Social enterprises are often characterized by the vision and drive of an individual founder. We challenge this by taking inspiration from Alistair R. Anderson’s arguments that social entrepreneurship is better understood as enacted within a social context.

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Episode 43 – Steffen Korsgaard & Caroline Wigren-Kristoferson – Entrepreneurship and embeddedness: process, context and theoretical foundations

In this article, we introduce the special issue on entrepreneurship and embeddedness. We do so by providing a brief overview of existing research on the topic focused on three important conversations related to process, context and theoretical foundations.

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Episode 38 – James Cunningham & Simon S. Fraser – Images of entrepreneurship: divergent national constructions of what it is to ‘do’ entrepreneurship

In this research note, we further Alistair R. Anderson’s argument that an atomized view of entrepreneurship as an economic function provides limited understanding of what it is to actually do entrepreneurship. We take the stance that entrepreneurship, as a process, is born of social context.

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Authors – E27 – Sandrine Stervinou & Julie Bayle-Cordier – Exploring the interplay between context and enterprise purpose in participative social entrepreneurship: the perceptions of worker cooperative entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship research views context as central to understanding entrepreneurship as a fluid social construction. Our study answers recent call to focus on a diversity of organizational forms to deepen theorizing and to broaden the domain of what is considered entrepreneurship. Worker cooperatives are a type of social enterprise under exposed in the entrepreneurship literature.

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