Societal transformation and social entrepreneurs – their role and success

Nayak, Santosh and Raghavendra, * and Shenoy, Sandeep S and Rao, Guru Prasad (2015) Societal transformation and social entrepreneurs – their role and success. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Review, 1 (7). pp. 123-126. ISSN 2395-1877

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Abstract

The growing youth evincing interest in the field made it must for everyone to know the concept of social entrepreneurship elaborately. The present paper was developed with an intention to discuss the travel of successful Indian social entrepreneurs in bringing societal transformation. Social entrepreneurs are individuals who take risks and find practical solutions to the problems faced by society. Their aim is social welfare and not profit maximization. The authors of the paper also tried explaining entrepreneurship, Social entrepreneurship, and differentiation between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Entrepreneurs. In India, there are many successful social entrepreneurs making slow and steady social transformation in their own style. Such enterprise's success is not measured in the profit, but through its innovative ideas in societal transformation. This paper will help us to know four success stories to bring clarity on social entrepreneurship.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurs, Social Entrepreneurs, CSR, Success
Subjects: Departments at MU > Commerce
Depositing User: MIM User
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2015 14:48
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 14:29
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144323

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