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An exploratory study toward understanding social entrepreneurial intention

Haque, A. K. M. Ahasanul and Naila, Naila Anwar and Yasmin, Farzana and Asadul Islam, Md Asadul Islam (2018) An exploratory study toward understanding social entrepreneurial intention. Journal of International Business and Management, 1 (3). pp. 1-16. ISSN 2616-5163

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Abstract

Societies are struggling from an array of social complications. The presence of such complications can be observed in the form of poverty, education disparity, malnutrition, inadequate infrastructure and medical services, environmental hazards, just to name a few. The reduction of such complications has become a major concern for many countries in various regions across the world. Thus, today’s societies are in a great need of social entrepreneurs, as they have the ability to minimise such complications through the development of sustainable social enterprises. Hence, individuals’ intention of establishing a social venture has emerged as a more recent area of inquiry which calls for further exploration. With this thought, this paper has been crafted for acquiring in-depth insight regarding the development of social entrepreneurship through exploring the intentions of future social entrepreneurs and mapping how their intentions will be translated into reality. The findings suggest that intention to create a social venture is initiated thorough individuals personal experiences along with their concern toward helping humanity. Such intentions can be brought to light through the enhancement of certain skills, social support as well as overcoming the obstacles that may arise.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5056/68088
Uncontrolled Keywords: Society, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Social Complications, Humanity
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB131 Methodology.Mathematical economics. Quantitative methods
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Ahasanul Haque
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2018 09:36
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68088

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