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Identification and Development of Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Social Enterprises—Based on Event System Theory

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DOI: 10.23977/ieim.2023.060916 | Downloads: 8 | Views: 330


Xinyu Yao 1


1 Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

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Xinyu Yao


This study based on event system theory explores how social enterprises use critical events to recognize and develop entrepreneurship opportunities by summing up the response law of social enterprises to critical events. The result shows that, the response process of critical events is generally divided into five stages: event occurrence, public concern, social enterprise action, media promotion and government intervention. The occurrence of critical events provides opportunities for social entrepreneurship, and opportunities recognition and development through social enterprise action. Ultimately, the effective solution of social problems caused by critical events is an important result of the recognition and development of social entrepreneurship opportunities.


Social Enterprise; Identification and development of entrepreneurial opportunities; Event System Theory


Xinyu Yao, Identification and Development of Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Social Enterprises—Based on Event System Theory. Industrial Engineering and Innovation Management (2023) Vol. 6: 113-117. DOI:


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