20 Mar '12, 3pm

Nature vs. Nurture: Are Social Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Nature vs. Nurture: Are Social Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Part 6 of 13 in Wayne Visser's Age of Responsibility Blog Series for 3BL Media. What do Taddy Blecher, Anurag Gupta, Wang Chuan-Fu and all of the other social entrepreneurs have in common? Is this a special breed of human being? Are social entrepreneurs born or can they be made? In the academic literature, there is an interesting thread of research that is around the concept of 'champions' in organisations, especially 'environmental champions'. The idea draws on prior conceptions of the human resources champion in the 1970s and 1980s, before HR became institutionalised. Academics define environmental champions as people who can attractively express a personal vision about environmental protection that is in tune with both industry's needs and wider public concern and who convince and enable organisation members to turn environmental issues into successful corporate program...

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