Social Venture - Definition
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What is a Social Venture?
A social venture can be described as a formal agreement, a contract, or an undertaking to solve social problems or effecting social change. So, a social venture can be better explained as the incorporation of business skills to solve social or societal problems.
Academic Research on Social Ventures
- Social entrepreneurship: How intentions to create a social venture are formed, Mair, J., & Noboa, E. (2006). In Social entrepreneurship (pp. 121-135). Palgrave Macmillan, London.
- Communityled social venture creation, Haugh, H. (2007). Entrepreneurship theory and practice, 31(2), 161-182.
- Toward a theory of social venture franchising, Tracey, P., & Jarvis, O. (2007). Entrepreneurship theory and practice, 31(5), 667-685.
- Assessing Mission and Resources for Social Change: An Organizational Identity Perspective on Social Venture Capitalists 'Decision Criteria, Miller, T. L., & Wesley, C. L. (2010). Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 34(4), 705-733.
- Building a marketing curriculum to support courses in social entrepreneurship and social venture competitions, Schlee, R. P., Curren, M. T., & Harich, K. R. (2009). Journal of Marketing Education, 31(1), 5-15.
- Ownership, mission and environment: an exploratory analysis into the evolution of a technology social venture, Desa, G., & Kotha, S. (2006). In Social entrepreneurship (pp. 155-179). Palgrave Macmillan, London.
- Social venture partners: Engaging a new generation of givers, Brainerd, P. (1999). nonprofit and voluntary Sector quarterly, 28(4), 502-507.Discrete choices, tradeoffs, and advantages: Modeling social venture opportunities and intentions, Krueger Jr, N., Kickul, J., Gundry, L. K., Verma, R., & Wilson, F. (2009).
- The stories of social entrepreneurs: Narrative discourse and social venture resource acquisition, Roundy, P. (2014). Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 16(2), 200-218.
- How intentions to create a social venture are formed: a case study, Mair, J., & Noboa, E. (2005).
- Who's behind the screen? Segmenting social venture consumers through social media usage, Chung, T. L. D., Anaza, N. A., Park, J., & Hall-Phillips, A. (2016). Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 28, 288-295.