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Mission, Inc.: The Practitioners Guide to Social Enterprise

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A new breed of business is springing up across the land: social enterprises, whose primary purpose is to support the common good. Organized as for-profits, nonprofits, and everything in between, they see businesses as the means to a better world for all.
In this groundbreaking guide, Kevin Lynch and Julius Walls, Jr. draw on their own hard-won experiences and those of twen
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ebook, 216 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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Ibrahim Al-bluwi
كيف يمكن للشركة التجارية الربحية أن تكون عنصراً مسؤلاً في المجتمع؟ هناك ثلاث طرق (أو مستويات):
١) ألا تقوم بأعمال تضر المجتمع ، كتلويث البيئة وصناعة البضائع المضرة والترويج اللاأخلاقي على سبيل المثال.
٢) أن تخصص جزءاً من أرباحها لتمويل المشاريع التنموية وأعمال الخير.
٣) أن تكون فكرة الشركة أساساً فكرة تخدم المجتمع.

يهتم الكتاب بالنوع الثالث ، ويضرب عليها مثالاً المخبز الذي يديره مؤلف الكتاب ، فهو مخبز يسعى للربح إلا أنه يقوم أساساً على فكرة تشغيل مدمني المخدرات والخمر ، وذلك حتى تتم إعادة تأهيلهم وإ
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Jeffrey Trull
May 14, 2013 Jeffrey Trull rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Social entrepreneurs
I really enjoyed this book and the perspectives offered by the authors. They covered a lot of interesting points that aren't obvious to those just starting with social entrepreneurship. Including stories from other social enterprise founders make it more interesting and helpful for me, too.
Kate
May 03, 2012 Kate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Great introductory reading on social enterprise and its basic components.
Anne
Feb 01, 2009 Anne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Indispensible read by two well seasoned practitioners of social enterprise. I found it inspiring and helpful
Bryan Hutchison
A decent read for anyone in or looking at starting a non-profit/social enterprise.
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This book is very helpful for gaining an understanding about social enterprise.
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Kevin Andrew Lynch was an American urban planner and author. His most influential books include The Image of the City (1960) and What Time is This Place? (1972).

Lynch studied at Yale University, Taliesin (studio) under Frank Lloyd Wright, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and received a Bachelor's degree in city planning from MIT in 1947.[1] He worked in Greensboro, NC as an urban planner but was
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