Management in social enterprises—Management style, challenges, and strategies

Milana Yaari*, Edith Blit-Cohen, Riki Savaya

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Social enterprises constantly face inherent conflicts and tension between considerations of profit and considerations of their clients’ welfare. The directors of these enterprises have created a new form of management. This article presents the findings of a study that examined a management profile and style in Work Integration Social Enterprises. The article describes how the business or social profile of the entrepreneurs affects the challenges they face at various stages of the organization’s life cycle and the strategies that help them promote their unique mission.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)36-46
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of General Management
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2020

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  • Work Integration Social Enterprises
  • management practices
  • management theory
  • social enterprises


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