Prof. Dr. Günter Faltin Arbeitsbereich Entrepreneurship Freie Universität Berlin Stiftung Entrepreneurship Social Entrepre...
Twenty years ago the idea of nonprofits acting in an entrepreneurial manner was anathema to most people in the sector:  Th...
The basic thesis: “ Social problems are becoming more complex. They cannot be solved by conventional approaches any longer.”
We need social entrepreneurs to help us to find new avenues toward social improvement   . J. Gregory Dees
<ul><li>Social Entrepreneurship, we believe, is as vital to the progress of societies as is entrepreneurship to the progre...
<ul><li>Social Entrepreneurs play the role of change agents by </li></ul><ul><li>Adopting a mission </li></ul><ul><li>Reco...
We should build our understanding of entrepreneurship on this strong tradition of entrepreneurship theory and research.  S...
<ul><li>The essence of entrepreneurship  </li></ul><ul><li>is being different. </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Casson </li></ul>
Social Entrepreneurship Social Activism Social Entrepreneurship Social Services
The test of successful business entrepreneurship is the creation of a viable and growing business.  The test of social ent...
Markets do not do a good job  of valuing social improvements...for people  who cannot afford to pay.   It is inherently di...
Is it realistic to pursue the avenue of  social entrepreneurship?  
Is it realistic to presume that social entrepreneurship can withstand the forces of a market economy?  
<ul><li>The American system of ours,  </li></ul><ul><li>call it Americanism, call it Capitalism,  </li></ul><ul><li>call i...
<ul><li>„ Thesis of incompatibility“ </li></ul><ul><li>Participants work under the constraint  of economic forces </li></u...
<ul><li>Economic faction </li></ul><ul><li>vs. </li></ul><ul><li>Social faction </li></ul>
<ul><li>I strongly  advise  idealistic people not to follow this utopia anymore. </li></ul><ul><li>Franz Oppenheimer   </l...
<ul><li>„ Thesis of Compatibility“ </li></ul><ul><li>Times have changed. </li></ul><ul><li>These days it is a competitive ...
<ul><li>Those driven by the pursuit of money only </li></ul><ul><li>will not have a long enough breath  </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Educational trends </li></ul><ul><li>Better access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Much better opportunities to c...
Wenn Business nur Business ist, ist es auch im Sinne von Business kein gutes Business.
„ Thesis of Convergence “ Social entrepreneurs are adapting basic concepts  of business entrepreneurship   Business entrep...
Entrepreneurs of the future will have to develop  a much greater sense of responsibility,  not for lofty moral reasons,  b...
Entrepreneurial ideas must be woven  into the fabric of societal values  and shared problems.  Gareth Morgan, Management C...
Indifference to social problems scares the public,  undermines confidence,  and almost always backfires  Gareth Morgan, Ma...
<ul><li>„ Go for a cause. </li></ul><ul><li>Make meaning!“ </li></ul><ul><li>It took me twenty years </li></ul><ul><li>to ...
<ul><li>Let‘s allow our ideas  </li></ul><ul><li>to shape a better world </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>The End </li></ul><ul><li>For complaints: </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Dr. Günter Faltin </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur...
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“Social Entrepreneurship”, “Business vs Social Entrepreneurship” und “Social Business” behandelt und ging dabei auf die einzelnen Entrepreneurshipformen ein und erklärte deren Unterschied.

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Prof. Faltin: Social Entrepreneurship, Business vs Social Entrepreneurship und Social Business

  1. 1. Prof. Dr. Günter Faltin Arbeitsbereich Entrepreneurship Freie Universität Berlin Stiftung Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneurship
  2. 2. Twenty years ago the idea of nonprofits acting in an entrepreneurial manner was anathema to most people in the sector: The idea of merging mission and money filled them with distaste. Boschee/McClurg
  3. 3. The basic thesis: “ Social problems are becoming more complex. They cannot be solved by conventional approaches any longer.”
  4. 4. We need social entrepreneurs to help us to find new avenues toward social improvement . J. Gregory Dees
  5. 5. <ul><li>Social Entrepreneurship, we believe, is as vital to the progress of societies as is entrepreneurship to the progress of economies. </li></ul><ul><li>Roger Martin /Sally Osburg </li></ul><ul><li>Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition, </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford Social Innovation Review 2007 </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Social Entrepreneurs play the role of change agents by </li></ul><ul><li>Adopting a mission </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging in innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Acting without being limited by resources currently in hand </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibiting accountability. </li></ul><ul><li>Dees </li></ul>
  7. 7. We should build our understanding of entrepreneurship on this strong tradition of entrepreneurship theory and research. Social entrepreneurs are one species in the genus entrepreneur. They are entrepreneurs with a social mission. Dees, Martin and Osberg, Boschee and McClurg, Alvord, Brown and Letts
  8. 8. <ul><li>The essence of entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>is being different. </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Casson </li></ul>
  9. 9. Social Entrepreneurship Social Activism Social Entrepreneurship Social Services
  10. 10. The test of successful business entrepreneurship is the creation of a viable and growing business. The test of social entrepreneurship, in contrast, maybe a change in the social dynamics and systems that created and maintained the problem. Alvord/Brown/Letts
  11. 11. Markets do not do a good job of valuing social improvements...for people who cannot afford to pay. It is inherently difficult to measure social value creation. Dees
  12. 12. Is it realistic to pursue the avenue of social entrepreneurship?  
  13. 13. Is it realistic to presume that social entrepreneurship can withstand the forces of a market economy?  
  14. 14. <ul><li>The American system of ours, </li></ul><ul><li>call it Americanism, call it Capitalism, </li></ul><ul><li>call it what you like, </li></ul><ul><li>gives each and every one of us a great opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>if we only seize it with both hands </li></ul><ul><li>and make the most of it. </li></ul><ul><li>Al Capone </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago 1928 </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>„ Thesis of incompatibility“ </li></ul><ul><li>Participants work under the constraint of economic forces </li></ul><ul><li>Only those who adjust to the economic rules of competition survive </li></ul><ul><li>Social engagement finally degrades to a superficial facade </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Economic faction </li></ul><ul><li>vs. </li></ul><ul><li>Social faction </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>I strongly advise idealistic people not to follow this utopia anymore. </li></ul><ul><li>Franz Oppenheimer </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>„ Thesis of Compatibility“ </li></ul><ul><li>Times have changed. </li></ul><ul><li>These days it is a competitive advantage to tune in with society‘s values </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Those driven by the pursuit of money only </li></ul><ul><li>will not have a long enough breath </li></ul><ul><li>(a prerequisite for successful entrepreneurs). </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Olsen </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of the Research Institute </li></ul><ul><li>for Applied Economics, Switzerland </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Educational trends </li></ul><ul><li>Better access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Much better opportunities to compare (comparative tests, Internet portals) </li></ul><ul><li>Markets become more transparent </li></ul>Ethics pay
  21. 21. Wenn Business nur Business ist, ist es auch im Sinne von Business kein gutes Business.
  22. 22. „ Thesis of Convergence “ Social entrepreneurs are adapting basic concepts of business entrepreneurship Business entrepreneurs learn that they can succeed by adapting to ethical standards.
  23. 23. Entrepreneurs of the future will have to develop a much greater sense of responsibility, not for lofty moral reasons, but for the survival and the success. Gareth Morgan, Management Consultant
  24. 24. Entrepreneurial ideas must be woven into the fabric of societal values and shared problems. Gareth Morgan, Management Consultant
  25. 25. Indifference to social problems scares the public, undermines confidence, and almost always backfires Gareth Morgan, Management Consultant
  26. 26. <ul><li>„ Go for a cause. </li></ul><ul><li>Make meaning!“ </li></ul><ul><li>It took me twenty years </li></ul><ul><li>to come to this conclusion. </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Kawasaki </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Let‘s allow our ideas </li></ul><ul><li>to shape a better world </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>The End </li></ul><ul><li>For complaints: </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Dr. Günter Faltin </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship Department </li></ul><ul><li>Freie Universität Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>www.entrepreneurship.de </li></ul>

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