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Performance Measurement and Social Entrepreneurship

  • Johanna Mair
  • Shuchi Sharma
Chapter

Zusammenfassung

Learning goals

Upon completing this chapter, you should be able to accomplish the following:
  • Understand the origins of the current momentum in measuring social impact

  • Be familiar with key approaches

  • Critically evaluate efforts to measure social impact

Keywords

Social Impact Social Enterprise Social Entrepreneur Triple Bottom Line Microfinance Institution 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Further Reading

  1. [1]
    Clark, C, et all. Double Bottom Line Project Report: Assessing Social Impact in Double Bottom Line Ventures: Methods Catalogue. January 2004. www.riseproject.org/DBL_Methods_Catalog.pdf.
  2. [2]
    Emerson, J. and Sprizter, J. (2007), From Fragmentation to Function: Critical Concepts and Writings on Social Capital Markets, Structure, Operation, and Innovation. October 2007.Google Scholar
  3. [3]
    Olsen, S. et al. (2008), Catalog of Approaches to Impact Measurement: Assessing Social Impact in Private Sector, Version 1.1. May 2008.Google Scholar
  4. [4]
    O’Donohoe, N, et al. (2010), Impact Investments: An Emerging Asset Class. November 2010.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johanna Mair
    • 1
  • Shuchi Sharma
    • 2
  1. 1.Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil SocietyHertie School of Governance &Stanford UniversityStanfordGermany
  2. 2.Bennett Day School ChicagoChicagoGermany

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