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Issues surrounding government support for social entrepreneurship as a change agent


Zainal Abidin, Faudziah and John Kaka, Emmanuel (2014) Issues surrounding government support for social entrepreneurship as a change agent. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 4 (9). pp. 191-201. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to determine the issues surrounding how government support for social entrepreneurship might possibly influence the social impact on our communities and the growth and development of our economy as a whole. The study uses mainly documentary source to generate the data for this study.The paper also found out that the government is contributing in assisting the social entrepreneurs to identify where to get more resources to finance their activities, organizing enlightenment campaign to create awareness to the citizens in the communities concerning social problems, coordinate and implement programs in conjunction with other organization.Despite the effort of government in this direction, there are some little issues that have hindered the success of government support for social entrepreneurs, such as initiating programs which are not in accordance to government priority areas, issues of power sharing between the government and social entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Government support, Social entrepreneur, Commercial entrepreneur, Social impact, Communities.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Islamic Business School
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Faudziah Zainal Abidin
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2015 08:10
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 08:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15271

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