• ISSN: 2155-7950
  • Journal of Business and Economics

Social Innovations Implemented in Social Enterprises

Mária Janásová

(Veřejnosprávní Vzdělávací Institut o.p.s., Czech Republic)   

Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to point out the basic concepts of social entrepreneurship and social innovation. The question isif social enterprises are carriers of social innovation and if they represent better solutions over the available alternatives and through what form these solutions are achieved. The main reason for solving problems through the application of social innovation is the unmet needs of the population. Innovative approaches to addressing these unfavorable social phenomena are one way of addressing the problems that arise. Social innovation try to achieve a social impact and sustainable changes in society, which should have a measurable impact on public savings.

Key words: social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Europe 2020; social policy

JEL code: L

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