Social Enterprise Spectrum: Philanthropy to Commerce

Source: 
Harvard Business School

Date

1996

Case Study Sector

Management
With the boundaries between philanthropy and commerce blurring, this note briefly gives nonprofit managers and social entrepreneurs a framework (the Social Enterprise Spectrum) for thinking creatively about structural options in the social sector.
 
Learning objective: To help students understand the economic diversity of the social sector as it ranges from philanthropic to commercial enterprise.

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Keyword

  • Strategy

Region

  • Northern America

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