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Booting up Britain?

Dr Helen Haugh Can social enterprises succeed where others fail or are they being set up to fail in a Start Up Britain? Dr Helen Haugh, an expert in social enterprise at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes in a Guardian…

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Defining the ‘Big Society’

Fundamentally, says Dr Paul Tracey, the 'Big Society' is an organisational concept, but to date employers have been excluded from the narrative Dr Paul Tracey, Reader in Human Resources & Organisations at Cambridge Judge Business School, says giving employees more…

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Is social enterprise being set up to fail?

Is 'Enterprise Society' a myth or a reality? Are the resources needed to successfully deliver it in place? As redundant public sector workers prepare to bid for contracts to win their own work back, academics from Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Charles Kane, One Laptop Per Child: Education can change the world!

Charles Kane, President of One Laptop Per Child, says their business model is more like academia than social enterprise. Yet with only 30 staff, 1.5 million laptops have already reached the developing world. Education is what underpins the success of a nation, he…

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Rebuilding the economy through social and community enterprise

Now is the right time for the social enterprise business model to rise to the top of the agenda, argues Dr Helen Haugh, University Senior Lecturer in Community Enterprise at Cambridge Judge Business School. Its pro-social approach offers opportunities to…

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2009 podcast haugh rebuilding economy