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"Value-based market economics: a challenge for politics" /

by Frances, Nic.

Publisher: 2004Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

2010 micro business summit /

by The Smith Family.

Publisher: [Melbourne] unpub. [2010]Description: 68 p.: ill.Other title: Micro business summit.Notes: Organisation Committee includes: Elaine Henry, The Smith Family; Toby Hall, Mission Australia; Tony Nicholson, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Steven Persson, The Big Issue; Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor City of Melbourne; David Brookes, Social Traders; David Eldridge, The Salvation Army; Andrew Penn, AXA Asia PacificSummary: This paper summarises the discussions that took place at the summit and the feedback received following it along with recommendations for how micro business can help disadvantaged Australians take a step of of disadvantage.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ageing and Australian disability enterprises /

by McDermott, Shannon | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Edwards, Robyn | Abello, David | Katz, Ilan.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs 2010Description: iii, 68 p. : charts, tables.Other title: Occasional paper (Australia. Dept. of Families, Housing,.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Australian Disability Enterprises are commercial businesses that provide real work opportunities for more than 20,000 people with disability across Australia. Australian Disability Enterprises operate across a wide range of industries covering everything from graphic design, printing, and metal fabrication through to packaging, recycling and landscaping. Australian Disability Enterprises offer quality products and services at competitive prices, and with over 600 outlets Australia wideAvailability: (1)

CAN : Community Action Network /

by Community Action Network.

Publisher: 08/16/2003 01:53:23http://www.can-online.org.uk/ 09/03/2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 09/03/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Cataloguer's description: CAN is a mutual learning and support network for social entrepreneurs in the UK. CAN's aims are to strengthen communities and attack deprivation in the UK, to increase the number of social entrepreneurs and to raise their profile and help improve the quality of their work. CAN also gives social entrepreneurs the opportunity to train in the use of state of the art network communications and to learn from and support each other, to help social entrepreneurs develop partnerships in the public, private and Third sectors.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community capacity building: a position paper for the BSL /

by Duke, Lisa.

Publisher: unpub. 2003Description: 14p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 14) La Trobe University Post-Graduate student on placementAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Community practices in Australia. /

by Weeks, Wendy (ed) | Hoatson, Lesley (ed) | Dixon, Jane (ed).

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. Pearson Education Australia 2003Description: viii, 160 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Creating value for all : strategies for doing business with the poor /

by United Nations Development Programme.

Publisher: New York, NY United Nations Development Programme 2008Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Creating wealth : the new rules for individuals, companies and countries in a knowledge-based economy. /

by Thurow, Lester C.

Publisher: London, U.K. Nicholas Brealey 1999Description: xvi, 301 p.Notes: Includes index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Do more faster : techstars lessons to accelerate your startup /

by Cohen, David | Feld, Brad.

Publisher: New Jersey, NJ John Wiley and Sons 2011Description: xvi, 336 p.: ill.Summary: Practical advice from some of today's top early stage investors and entrepreneurs from the TechStars team, two highly regarded experts in the world of early stage investing . Do More Faster ... is a collection of advice that comes from individuals who have passed through, or are part of, this proven program. Each vignette is an exploration of information often heard during the TechStars program and provides practical insights into early stage entrepreneurship. ; Contains seven sections, each focusing on a major theme within the TechStars program, including idea and vision, fundraising, legal and structure, and work/life balance. Essays in each section come from the experienced author team as well as TechStar mentors, entrepreneurs, and founders of companiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Down to business : social entrepreneurship and the Australian community sector : a thesis submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts (by Thesis only). /

by Holm, Sonya.

Publisher: unpub. 2004Description: x, 103 p.Notes: Bibliography: p. 86-100 30 July 2004Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Economic sociology : state, market, and society in modern capitalism. /

by Triglia, Carlo.

Publisher: Oxford, U.K. Blackwell Publishers 2002Description: x, 287 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Emergence of social enterprise. /

by Borzaga, Carlo (ed.) | Defourny, Jacques (ed.).

Publisher: London, U.K. Routledge 2001Description: xii,383 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction : from third sector to social enterprise / J Defourny -- Part I. Social enterprises in the fifteen EU countries. 1. Austria : social enterprises and the new childcare services / K. Leichsenring -- 2. Belgium : social enterprises in community services / J. Defourny and M. Nyssens -- 3. Denmark : co-operative activity and community development / S. Bengtsson and L. Hulgard -- 4. Finland : labour co-operatives as an innovative response to unemployment / P. Pattiniemi -- 5. France : social enterprises developing `proximity services' / J.-L. Laville -- 6. Germany : social enterprises and transitional employment / A. Evers and M. Schulze-Boing -- 7. Greece : social enterprises responding to welfare needs / D.Ziomas, M. Ketsetsetzopoulou and N.Bouzas -- 8. Ireland :social enterprises and local development / P. O'Hara -- 9. Italy ; from traditional co-operatives to innovative social enterprises / C. Borzaga and A. Santuari -- 10. Luxembourg : work-integration and social enterprises in an emerging third sector / P. Delaunois and E. Becker -- 11. Portugal : co-opatives for rehabilitation of people with disabilities / H. Persista -- 12. Spain : social enterprises as a response to employment policy failure / V. Vidal -- 13. Sweden : the emergence of work-integration social enterprises / Y. Strjan -- 14. The Netherlands : neighbourhood development enterprises / P. H. Renooy -- 15. United Kingdom : a wide range of social enterprises / R. Spear -- Part II. Social enterprises : a theoretical perspective. 16. Social enterprises : as incentive structures : an economic analysis / A Bacchiega and C. Borzaga -- 17. The significance of social capital in the multiple goal and resource structure of social enterprises / A. Evers -- 18. The social enterprise : towards a theoretical socio-economic approach / J.-L. Laville and M. Nyssens -- 19. Management challenges for social enterprises / C. Borzaga and L/ Solari -- Conclusions : social enterprises in Europe : a diversity of initiatives and prospects / C. Borzaga and J. Defourny.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Entrepreneurship and local economic development : programme and policy recommendations. /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France OECD 2003Description: 238 p. ; 23 cm.Online Access: OECD iLibrary (Read only) Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Finding Australia's social enterprise sector : final report /

by Barraket, Jo | Queensland University of Technology. Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies | Collyer, Nick | O'Connor, Matt | Anderson, Heather.

Publisher: Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2010 The Finding Australia's Social Enterprise Sector (FASES) research project is a joint initiative of Social Traders and the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Bibliography : p. 39-40Summary: This document reports on the research findings of the Finding Australia's Social Enterprise Sector (FASES) project. FASES is a joint initiative of Social Traders and the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, Queensland University of Technology. It is a first attempt to identify the range and scope of social enterprises in Australia. The methodology utilised in this research included: a review of existing literature and methods of social enterprise mapping; establishment of a project website and preliminary discussion paper to stimulate public engagement with defining and identifying Australian social enterprises, which resulted in four online responses to the discussion paper and 157 nominations of social enterprises to be included in the research; a series of workshops and interviews with 34 key informants to assist in defining social enterprise for the purposes of the research; identification of the social enterprise population through a combination of web and media review, review of existing databases and feedback through the project website; development and administration of an online survey; and collation and analysis of secondary data. Five hundred and thirty-nine organisations commenced the online survey, of which 365 were valid social enterprises according to our definition.Availability: (1)

Fostering entrepreneurship. /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1998Description: 86 p.Notes: Missing July 2007Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Getting down to business : an agenda for corporate social innovation. /

by Jupp, Rachel.

Publisher: London, U.K. DEMOS 2002Description: 68 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Human services in Australia : with or without seams? : papers from the Fourth Biennial Conference. Social Options Australia, Adelaide 22 June 2001. /

by Social Options Australia.

Publisher: Adelaide, S. A. Social Options Australia 2001Description: 61p., 1p.Notes: Selected keynote speakers: Peter Thomson AM, was a Chaplain of the Brotherhood from 2001 - 2008 Jan Carter was Director of the Social Policy and Research Centre at the Brotherhood for 6 years, 1987-1992Summary: Includes the following papers: ; Community and social entrepreneurialism: the new Social Democratic agenda in action / Peter Thomson ; Victoria: the mega department - yes or no? / Jan CarterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Implementing change: entrepreneurship and local initiative. /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France OECD 1990Description: 80 p. Bibliography: p. 79-80.Notes: At head of title: Local initiatives for employment creation Replacement copyAvailability: No items available

Indigenous Australian entrepreneurs : not all community organisations, not all in the outback. /

by Foley, Dennis.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research. Australian National University 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.anu.edu.au/caepr/Publications/DP/2006_DP279.pdf' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:28:19 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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