Social Entrepreneurship amid COVID-19 Pandemic Uncertainties
Keywords:Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs, COVID-19, Social Mission, Enterprise
The impact brought by COVID-19 has been felt worldwide and has stricken companies and individuals. While increasing studies have been explored to different sectors as a response, still few studies focused on its effects on the social entrepreneurship sector. The objective of this paper is to examine how the Coronavirus affects social entrepreneurs. Secondary sources were used to develop a conceptual basis in addressing the following queries: the extent the COVID-19 impacts social enterprises, challenges, and opportunities brought by the crisis, and the resilient strategies and innovation platforms to curve down the virus and sustain social entrepreneurship even beyond the pandemic. Discussions also extend to mission drift, the social and economic impact of the crisis on the sector, and mission agility. However, this study recognized that a wider investigation should be done to affirm or solidify the conceptual claims raised.
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