Social Entrepreneurship is a special interest group organized under the auspices of the Articles of Incorporation of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) to promote and encourage the development and advancement of programs and services in the specific entrepreneurship field and to provide a forum for information exchange. Please join us on our SIG LinkedIn group for conversation and collaboration. https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8460469
Teaching: The Social Entrepreneurship SIG seeks to support pedagogy development in social entrepreneurship by:
Providing direct training,
Maintaining a forum for regular dialog among social entrepreneurship educators, and
Maintaining a database of teaching materials.
Research: The Social Entrepreneurship SIG seeks to support research in social entrepreneurship by:
Providing both live and online forums in which scholars with similar interests can meet, discuss their work, and obtain feedback on work at various stages of development.
Partnering with the editorial staffs of relevant journals to enhance outlets for social entrepreneurship research.
Penn State DuBois
St. Joseph's University
Director of Communications
Michelle D. Lane
Humboldt State University
Arcata, CA 95521
Goals for 2016:
Develop a networking forum for SIG members to collaborate on Social Entrepreneurship issues in teaching, research and community assistance.
Collaborate with the editors of the Journal of Ethics in Entrepreneurship to create a special issue related to social entrepreneurship.
Increase awareness of the Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.
Create a database of teaching materials in Social Entrepreneurship.
Create a database for the materials used in the Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program
Work with other SIGS to create workshops and symposia for the annual conference.
Information on Social Entrepreneurship
For more information on social entrepreneurship, download the Social Entrepreneurship Teaching Handbook http://ashokau.org/resources/social-entrepreneurship-education-resource-handbook/ for faculty engaged in teaching and research in social entrepreneurship. The Social Entrepreneurship Interest Group’s goal is to widen the ‘tent’ of social entrepreneurship and to collaborate with faculty networks including Academy of Management, ICSB and the University Network and practitioner networks and groups such as Ashoka, Social Enterprise Alliance and the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship and others to bring everyone together to share resources and best practices in the field.
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