Conceptualizing the International For-Profit Social EntrepreneurJournal of Business Ethics (2011)
This article looks at social entrepreneurs that operate for-profit and internationally, offering that international for-profit social entrepreneurs (IFPSE) are of a unique type. Initially, this article utilizes the entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and international entrepreneurship literatures to develop a definition of the IFPSE. Next, a proposed model of the IFPSE is built utilizing the dimensions of mindset, opportunity recognition, social networks, and outcomes. Case studies of three IFPSE are then used to examine the proposed model. In the final section, findings from the case studies are used to examine the proposed model and more fully elucidate the dimensions of the IFPSE.
Publication DateJanuary, 2011
Citation InformationMarshall, R.S. Conceptualizing the International For-Profit Social Entrepreneur. Journal of Business Ethics (2011) 98: 183.