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Capstone Seminar in Ethics and Leadership in Organizations - Oakland Campus: Research Help

A Guide to support Prof. Whitehead's BUSENV1775 course

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Getting Started: How to Use This Guide

This guide will assist BUSENV1775: Capstone Seminar in Ethics and Leadership in Organizations students with doing a case study of a social enterprise.

The information and resources included here should be treated as entry points for further documentation and bibliography.

Through this guide, you can access the following kinds of resources:

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Understanding Social Enterprises: Recommended Readings

Deloitte defines social enterprise as : "An organization whose mission combines revenue growth and profit-making with the need to respect and support its environment and stakeholder network. This includes listening to, investing in and actively managing the trends that are shaping today's world. It is an organization that shoulders its responsibility to be a good citizen, serving as a role model for its peers, and promoting a high degree of collaboration at every level of the organization."

Below are recommended books that dive into the concept of social enterprises and provide background information on how they are formed, funded, and managed.