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Non profit oriented entrepreneurs: sase study of non governmental organisation and social entrepreneurship in Johor Bahru

Wan Ismail, Wan Nor Zuriatina (2015) Non profit oriented entrepreneurs: sase study of non governmental organisation and social entrepreneurship in Johor Bahru. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Management.

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Abstract

Social entrepreneurship and NGO has emerged as an important research topic in the literature nowadays. This interest stems from both organization’s roles in addressing social problems while in the same time enhancing social wealth without focusing on profits. This research will reviews some of the roles, functions and characteristics of both organizations. The aims of the study is to explore and bring to our attention what is unclear about what NGO and Social Entrepreneurship is or is not including the formation process and legal procedure, challenges and success factors of NGO and Social Entrepreneurship. Hence, this study also explores and seeks to provide an understanding of the research framework which taking into account in the context of NGO and Social Entrepreneurship in Johor Bahru offers. Three organizations has been chosen as a case study in this research. This study was carried out with an interview method design which includes one interview session for each organization involved. Face to face interview session are applied to collect primary data, while some journals and articles are used as secondary data. The paper finds that there is some similarities and differences between NGO and Social Entrepreneurship characteristics. The aims of both organizations are same which is to tackle environmental and social issues in society. However the different lies in revenue model which is social entreprenurship are more self sustainable compared to NGO. A number of key issues and recommendations can be identified and are highlighted in this study. In the last parts, the paper will presents the issues and suggestions suggested by researcher which will tries to assist the prominent challenges faced by both organizations.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Pengurusan (Teknologi)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2015; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamariah Ismail
Uncontrolled Keywords:social entreprenurship, research framework
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management
ID Code:53985
Deposited By: Muhamad Idham Sulong
Deposited On:30 Mar 2016 12:26
Last Modified:20 Jun 2017 09:14

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