Social iværksætter

Social iværksætter


En titel på en person, der realiserer idéer med et formål om at løse sociale- og samfundsmæssige udfordringer.

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En titel på en person, der opstarter en virksomhed. Definitionen på entreprenør er mange - her et uddrag:. . Schumpeter: “Individuals who exploit market opportunity through technical and/or organizational innovation.”. . Bolton & Thompson: “a person who habitually creates and innovates to build something of recognized value around perceived opportunities.”. . Hisrich: “someone who demonstrates initiative and creative thinking, is able to organize social and economic mechanisms to turn resources and situations to practical account, and accepts risk and failure.”. . Moore:  "an individual with an innovative business Idea who takes the risks necessary to establish the production and marketing of the associated product or service, expecting the venture to grow.". . Carland et al.: " individual who establishes and manages a business for the principal purpose of profit and growth. The entrepreneur is characterized principally by innovative behavior, and will employ strategic management practices in the business."


En overordnet betegnelse for kreativitet (idérigdom) og innovation (evnen til fornyelse) samt evnen til at realisere idéerne. Definitionen på entreprenørskab er mange - her et uddrag:. . Schumpeter: “...entrepreneurship, as defines, essentially, consists in doing things that are not generally done in the ordinary course of business routine, it is essentially a phenomenon that comes under the wider aspect of leadership.”. . Shane: “Entrepreneurship is an activity that involves the discovery, evaluation and exploitation of opportunities to introduce new goods and services, ways of organizing markets, processes and raw materials through organizing efforts that previously had not existed.”

Social innovation

Gennemførelse af nye idéer, hvor formålet er at løse sociale- og samfundsmæssige udfordringer og at løse problemstillingerne bedre end de eksisterende. Definitionen på social innovation er mange - her et uddrag:. . BEPA: “Social value by providing new solutions to unsolved social challenges through participatory and empowering processes.”. . Moulaert et al.: “Social innovation thus appears as the foundation for an alternative to the neoliberalist societal vision. Favouring solidarity over individualism, integration over sectoralization, and collaboration over division..(..)..At the epistemological level, this alternative vision considers social innovation as part of a paradigm shift. Knowledge is to be the result of a co-construction, a collaborative effort of researchers and actors, and should take account of local and global factors in a holistic and sustainable perspective. At the ethical level, social innovations function as a means to learn collectively and to increase the capabilities of the most vulnerable people to better their living conditions.”. . Herrera: “Social innovation is a measureable, replicable initiative that uses a new concept or a new application of an existing concept to create share- holder and social value. Identifying drivers, enablers, and barriers to idea generation, experimentation, and implementation is critical to understanding CSI institutionalization.”