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dc.contributor.authorVazquez-Maguirre, Mario
dc.contributor.authorPortales, Luis
dc.coverage.spatialeast=-96.48736429999997; north=17.3321811; name=Ixtlán, Mèxic
dc.coverage.spatialeast=-90.46825952265624; north=14.56847478390422; name=Guatemala
dc.coverage.spatialeast=-78.61536790000002; north=-7.0444765; name=Regió de Cajamarca, Perú
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-17T09:00:51Z
dc.date.available2019-01-17T09:00:51Z
dc.date.issued2018-12
dc.identifier.citationVazquez-Maguirre, M.; Portales, L. Profits and purpose: organizational tensions in social enterprises. "Intangible Capital", Desembre 2018, vol. 14, núm. 4, p. 604-618.
dc.identifier.issn1697-9818
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/127013
dc.description.abstractPurpose: This paper aims to explore the way in which three indigenous social enterprises from Guatemala, Mexico and Peru, solve the paradox of simultaneously producing social and economic value, which creates organizational tensions. Design/methodology/approach: This research follows a qualitative method based on a case study research strategy. Three different data collection techniques are applied: Analysis of internal reports, direct observation, and semi-structured interviews with relevant stakeholder, mainly employees and managers. Findings: Indigenous social enterprises deal with organizational tensions by adopting different organizational structures and privileging one dimension over the other (social or economic) in decision making Social implications. Indigenous social enterprises generate quality of life and reduce historical exclusion patterns by strengthening local economy dynamics through social innovation. Originality/value: Social innovations, appreciated in different organizational structures, contribute to alleviate the tension that arises from managing entities with double purpose. Also, this research provides evidence of how marginalized groups can overcome exclusion and poverty conditions by creating indigenous social enterprises
dc.format.extent15 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherOmniaScience
dc.rightsCreative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses::Aspectes socials
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Desenvolupament humà i sostenible
dc.subject.lcshIndigenous peoples -- Latin America
dc.subject.lcshSocial entrepreneurship -- Latin America
dc.subject.otherLatin America
dc.subject.otherSocial entrepreneurship
dc.subject.otherSocial enterprises
dc.subject.otherSustainable development
dc.subject.otherIndigenous communities
dc.subject.otherOrganizational tensions
dc.titleProfits and purpose: organizational tensions in social enterprises
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacAborígens -- Amèrica Llatina
dc.subject.lemacEmprenedoria social -- Amèrica Llatina
dc.identifier.doi10.3926/ic.1208
dc.identifier.dlB-33375-2004
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.citation.publicationNameIntangible Capital
local.citation.volume14
local.citation.number4
local.citation.startingPage604
local.citation.endingPage618


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