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The Role of Socially-driven Enterprise and the Poor in Poverty Alleviation from a Business Model Perspective

Haq, Chureerat, Vemuri, Siva Ram and Shah, Faiz (2014). The Role of Socially-driven Enterprise and the Poor in Poverty Alleviation from a Business Model Perspective. In: Eurasia Business Research Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 16-18 June 2014.

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IRMA ID 84279116xPUB234
Author Haq, Chureerat
Vemuri, Siva Ram
Shah, Faiz
Title The Role of Socially-driven Enterprise and the Poor in Poverty Alleviation from a Business Model Perspective
Conference Name Eurasia Business Research Conference
Conference Location Istanbul, Turkey
Conference Dates 16-18 June 2014
Conference Publication Title Proceedings of Eurasia Business Research Conference
Place of Publication Australia
Publisher World Business Institute
Publication Year 2014
ISBN 9781922069542   (check CDU catalogue  open catalogue search in new window)
Total Pages 13
HERDC Category E1 - Conference Publication (DIISR)
Abstract Social enterprises are designed from different business models to attend social issues while operating business. This paper aims to examine roles of social enterprises and the poor for poverty alleviation from a business models perspective. The paper will adopt Alter's 2006 Social Enterprise Models as the theoretical framework, which categorizes business models into seven categories. The categories include entrepreneur support, fee-for-service, employment, service subsidization, organizational support, market linkage, and market intermediary. This paper will investigate the role of social enterprises, the role of the poor, the key driver and mechanism of poverty alleviation of each of the business model categorized. The investigation will extend to the literature knowledge of social enterprise's contribution to poverty alleviation from a business models perspective.
 
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