The operation of a social enterprise provides managers with a complex challenge of bringing together seemingly competitive business goals with a mission of providing jobs to disadvantaged individuals.
Managers who operate social enterprises will benefit from two types of management strategies – both structural and operational – designed to deal with the dual goals of the business.
Understanding the life cycle stage of your social enterprise will enable you to determine what type of support you will require and what outcomes you want to see
Identity is an organization’s clear and coherent purpose and its realization internally as a set of aligned operational and cultural practices and externally in exceptional communications.
This methodology of how to quantify social costs will help managers understand the extent to which a social enterprise is profitable as a stand-alone business and shape important strategic and operational decisions.