Libertees Project: Economic and social insertion for women deprived of their liberty
Keywords:Teaching Case, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Purpose, Economic-financial sustainability, Incarcerated women
Objective: This teaching case aims to stimulate discussion on some of the main dilemmas and difficulties related to social entrepreneurship. Dilemma: Based on the account of the entrepreneurial process of Libertees Clothing, students will have the opportunity to reflect on the entrepreneurial process with a social bias and debate the entrepreneurial dilemma of balancing social objectives with business profitability. Originality: The teaching strategy consists in enabling the student to learn, firstly, the characterization of a social enterprise and how the entrepreneurial process of social bias is distinguished from its economic counterpart. Relevance: The case inquiries into the tensions existing in the daily operation of the venture, which must balance social aspirations with the objectives of economic-financial sustainability of the organization.
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