Implications and Future Research

  • Florentine Mariele Sophie Roth
  • Ingo Winkler


Derived from the urgent need for new organizational designs in order to provide solutions of humanity’s most pressing needs, different types of hybrid organizations have been emerging globally. In Chile, the B Corporations are among the most widespread. Given the centrality of B Corp entrepreneurs to the development of B Corporations and the subsequent need for insights into the rationale of B Corp entrepreneurship, the book examined the narratives of B Corp entrepreneurs in Chile to investigate the personal values and motivations, which drive them to found and maintain their B Corps. Discussing the results of the study, this final chapter of the book turns towards both theoretical and practical implications. It returns to the concept of the hybrid organization and the subsequent hybrid value orientation of B Corp entrepreneurs. Furthermore, it transcends the domain of B Corps and shows implications of this study for social entrepreneurship research. In so doing it also addresses various avenues for future research.


Hybrid-orientation Value spectrum Profit motives Social motives Social entrepreneurship Policy B Corp community 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florentine Mariele Sophie Roth
    • 1
  • Ingo Winkler
    • 2
  1. 1.HausachGermany
  2. 2.Department of Marketing and ManagementUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdense MDenmark

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