Scott T. Helm

Interest in social enterprise has grown substantially since 2010, in the United States and around the world. Books on the topic are seemingly infinite in number, and their topics range from social enterprise and construction (such as Loosemore and Higgon, 2015) to social impact measurement (for example, Patton, 2003) to an exceptional range of “how-to” books (such as Social Enterprise Alliance, 2010). The attention to social enterprise has developed as part of the larger interest in the overall phenomenon of social entrepreneurship (for example, Nash, 2010) and reflects the interaction of several significant forces and challenges. Central is the impact of the growing competition ...

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