JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2015, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (3): 9-15.DOI: 10.13766/j.bhsk.1008-2204.2014.0545

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Social Enterprises and Social Governance Innovation: Mode and Path

Li Jian1, Wang Ming2   

  1. 1. School of Management, MinZu University of China, Beijing 100081, China;
    2. School of Public Policy & Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
  • Received:2014-10-22 Online:2015-05-25 Published:2015-07-23


As an active exploration for social governance innovation, social enterprise aims at solving social problems, eliminating obvious bounds among government, market and social sector through commercial mechanisms. It is also a greathelp for social governance innovation while focusing on developing an integration model for both for-profit and Non-Profit Organizations. This paper first expounds a multidimensional definition of social enterprise combining with environmental contexts of different countries, and thensums up four practical models including relying on the traditional institution, introducing market mechanism, devoting to social purpose and paying close attention to the interests of community member. Finally, it discusses how to develop social enterprises in China from the angle of the government, enterprises and social organizations.

Key words: social governance, social enterprise, social organization, social innovation, social problems

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