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The place of technology in social entrepreneurship

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dc.contributor.advisor Hervieux, Chantal
dc.creator Adeyemi, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-13T15:03:02Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-13T15:03:02Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.other HD60 A338 2019
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/handle/01/29223
dc.description [164] leaves ; 29 cm
dc.description Includes abstract and appendix.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves [120-134]).
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the place of technology in social entrepreneurship. Unlike other related fields such as entrepreneurship and innovation, research into the space technology has in social entrepreneurship has largely been neglected. To this effect, a systematic review of existing literature was carried out along with an analysis of fifty rigorously selected real-world social entrepreneur cases. The findings, among other things, revealed (i) the positive outlook on technology within social entrepreneurship literature (ii) (ii) The degree to which technology is applied to wicked problems (mapped using the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals) (iii) the role social entrepreneurship plays in introducing technology – particularly high technology – to the Global South. en_CA
dc.language.iso en en_CA
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.subject.lcsh Social entrepreneurship
dc.subject.lcsh Technology -- Social aspects
dc.title The place of technology in social entrepreneurship en_CA
dc.type Text en_CA
thesis.degree.name Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Sobey School of Business
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)

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