Social Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs

by Emerald Group Publishing Limited


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786354402
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 11/25/2016
Series: Actions and Insights - Middle East North Africa Series , #5
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan, Karlshochschule International University, Karlsruhe, Germany, President & Founder of Academy of International Business (MENA), affiliated with University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE

Valerie Lindsay, American University of Sharjah, UAE (formerly of University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE)

Table of Contents

From the Desk of the Series Editor v

From the Book Co-Editor ix

List of Contributors xvii

1 Perspective: Social Entrepreneurship - A Roadmap for the Future Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 1

Part I Community-Led Activism

2 Perspective: Social Entrepreneurs as Change Makers Iman Bibars 23

3 Ruwwad Al-Tanmeya: The Arab Foundation for Sustainable Development Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 33

4 Sulabh International Service Organization: Overcoming Social Barriers to Create Change Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan Sadaf Khurshid 93

Part II Funding for Change

5 Perspective: Corporate Entrepreneurship Responsibility, Private Sector Engagement, and Activism in Development Fadi Ghandour 127

6 Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance: Saving Lives One Vaccine at a Time Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 135

7 Vestergaard: The Humanitarian Entrepreneurship Business Model - Where Doing Good Is Good Business Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 193

8 The TATA Way of Doing Business Mukund Rajan Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 225

Part III Scaling Solutions Through Technology

9 Perspective: Future of Education in the Middle East: The Opportunity to Scale Solutions through Technology Christopher M. Schroeder Sherif Kamel 237

10 Wamda: Setting an Example for Scale-Up and Collaborative Entrepreneurship Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 253

11 Souktel: Using M-Technology to Impact Emerging Markets Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 271

12 Nakhweh: Creating a Volunteer-Based Community Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 289

Part IV Preserving, Encouraging and Inspiring Cultural Heritage

13 Perspective: Social and Cultural Enterprise: An Underutilized Resource in the Battle for Hearts and Minds Badr Jafar 305

14 Sougha, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development: Empowering Women and Preserving Emirati Traditional Handicrafts Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 309

15 THE 99: The Journey of Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 329

16 Balqees Honey: Liquid Gold Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 359

Part V Women - Spearheading Change

17 Perspective: Why Business Acumen Matters in the Creation of Social Enterprise Clare Woodcraft 377

18 Kaamen: Designing Profitable Impact Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 383

19 Nisaa FM: Seeking Social Change in Palestine through Radio as a Medium Sadaf Khurshid 401

20 We Love Reading: Reading for Pleasure Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan Sadaf Khurshid 411

21 Tree Change Dolls: Creating a Movement to Recycle, Repair, and Upcycle Dolls Sadaf Khurshid Melodena Stephens Balakrishnan 429

22 Perspective: How Do You Measure Impact? Anna-Lüsa Goggs 439

Case Grid 447

Authors and Editors Biographies 451

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