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Social Entrepreneurship in the Automotive Industry: A Win-Win Experience

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Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 36)

Abstract

Interest in social entrepreneurship is growing rapidly for many reasons and there are countless examples of enterprises in various fields. The best known example is that of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus who created a new service based on microloans that has dramatically improved the lives of many people. There are many other lesser-known examples. This chapter examines the case of social entrepreneurship in the automotive industry. MLV is a Spanish company that works as a logistics operator for Ford Spain and some 95% of its employees have disabilities. We explain how this is a win-win paradigm for the employees, company, and the automotive industry.

Keywords

Entrepreneurship Social entrepreneurship Automotive industry Economic cooperation Disabled people Win-win paradigm 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Organización de EmpresasUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValènciaSpain

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