New Businesses and Social Innovation in the Social Economy: Actors, Projects, and Operational Approaches

By Nathalie Schieb-Bienfait, Brigitte Charles-Pauvers, Caroline Urbain

This article discusses contemporary business processes in the context of social economy innovative. It analyzes innovative micro-projects financed by the FSE (Social Fund European) 10B facility, using a theoretical framework which sidesteps the actor/system dualism and focuses on operational approaches. This interdisciplinary research permits new understanding to be brought to the themes of entrepreneurial emergence and contemporary social innovation. JEL codes: L26, 022, 031


  • innovation
  • non profit sector
  • entrepreneur
  • process
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