Title: Social entrepreneurship : an exploratory citation analysis
Authors : Kraus, Sascha
Filser, Matthias
O'Dwyer, Michele
Shaw, Eleanor
et. al : No
Published in : Review of Managerial Science
Volume(Issue) : 8
Issue : 2
Pages : 275
Pages to: 292
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Springer
Issue Date: 28-Apr-2013
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 361.763: Nonprofit organization
Abstract: Research on Social Entrepreneurship became a growing field of interest during the past decades. However, as the heterogeneity of investigated topics is rather large the purpose of this contribution is to provide an overview of the current state of research on Social Entrepreneurship. In doing so previous research is structured to identify major contributions and thereby key discussion lines within this field. Based on a bibliometric citation analysis of 129 core papers and 5,228 cited references, five topic clusters are identified within the field of Social Entrepreneurship: 1) Definitions and conceptual approaches, 2) Impetus, 3) Personality, 4) Impact and performance, and 5) Future research agenda. By reflecting the literature of each discussion line, a framework for the advancement of Social Entrepreneurship research is provided.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.1007/s11846-013-0104-6
ISSN: 1863-6683
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/18185
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