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The Value Added Approach of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy

Gordon, J. (2011) The Value Added Approach of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy. In: Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship research Conference, 2011-01-01, University of Swinburne, Australia. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Entrepreneurs add value to society beyond the wealth creation process and the creation of new products and services, through their engagement in philanthropy. The increasing prominence of high net worth entrepreneurs engaging in philanthropy, whose focus is typically on global social problems, is worthy of scholarly attention. Accurate reflections of the current practice of entrepreneurial philanthropy are required, in order for researchers to develop knowledge and understand the phenomenon of entrepreneurial philanthropy. Entrepreneurial philanthropy has emerged from practices of entrepreneurship, and the methods and practices associated with venture capital investment. Any analysis of entrepreneurial philanthropy requires careful consideration of the extent to which the practices and behaviours common to entrepreneurship can easily transfer over to the field of philanthropy.

    Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    ID code: 28076
    Keywords: entrepreneurial philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, value added, venture capital, Commerce
    Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce
    Department: Strathclyde Business School > Hunter Centre For Entrepreneurship
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      Depositing user: Miss Carol Ann Balloch
      Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2010 12:10
      Last modified: 06 Oct 2012 09:04
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/28076

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