Making Money is not an End in Itself: Creating Meaningfulness among Employees of Social Enterprises

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    Abstract

    The different experiences, motivations and negotiations associated with the social and profit-making dimensions of money are of central concern to the employees of social enterprises. These negotiations become apparent because the social dimension plays a primary role within such organizations. Consequently, it is important for employees that a balance should be achieved between the two. The meaningfulness of what social enterprises do in expression of their social relations introduces a broader discussion of employees as actors who are embedded within and act across several dimensions and traditions.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number18
    JournalAntípoda. Revista de Antropología y Arqueología
    Volume18
    Pages (from-to)241-255
    Number of pages14
    ISSN1900-5407
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014

    Keywords

    • Social enterprise
    • meaningfulness
    • negotiation
    • plural economy
    • anthropology

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