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1. Curtis, Wayne R. Social Entrepreneurship and Wealth-Building Plans: Creative Strategies for Working Class Americans.

Degree: PhD, Leadership and Change, 2013, Antioch University

This study investigated how the elements of social entrepreneurship with wealth-building strategies can advance the creation of wealth and serve as a mechanism for social change. This research takes a modest first step toward demystifying social entrepreneurship, better understanding the phenomenon, and exploring the relevance of wealth-building in social entrepreneurial activity. Specifically, this exploratory study used a multiple case study design to understand how existing social entrepreneurial ventures include wealth-building strategies, such as employee stock ownership plans for working class Americans. The concept of social entrepreneurship is relatively new. There is general agreement that the concept combines a passion for pursuing social mission with business discipline and innovation to achieve sustainable social change, such as wealth-building for employees. There is considerably less knowledge about the connection of social entrepreneurship to wealth building; these two concepts are generally treated as separate and often unrelated. Nonetheless, there are various tools utilized to advance wealth building, such as savings plans that are matched by foundations, debt-reduction counseling services, and entrepreneurial training programs to help start small businesses. This exploratory study may represent the first attempt to combine the discussion of social entrepreneurship and wealth building in the same research discussion. The final cases used in this study represent three distinct business industries: the educational sector, the advocacy industry, and a professional firm specializing in design and build architecture. Each of the three cases has been in existence for a minimum of 25 years, and the founders of the companies are directly or tangentially still involved in day-to-day operations. Two of the cases have an employee stock ownership plan and the remaining one another form of wealth building. This dissertation is accompanied by the author’s MP4 file, titled Author_IntroductionCurtis.mp4. The electronic version of this Dissertation is at Ohiolink ETD Center, www.ohiolink.edu/etd. Advisors/Committee Members: Holloway, Elizabeth L. (Committee Chair).

Subjects/Keywords: Business Costs; Economics; Finance; Labor Economics; Management; Organization Theory; Organizational Behavior; Social Research; business costs; economics, social entrepreneurship; wealth building; labor economics; organizational behavior; organizational theory; finance; financial independence

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APA (6th Edition):

Curtis, W. R. (2013). Social Entrepreneurship and Wealth-Building Plans: Creative Strategies for Working Class Americans. (Doctoral Dissertation). Antioch University. Retrieved from http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=antioch1368636173

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Curtis, Wayne R. “Social Entrepreneurship and Wealth-Building Plans: Creative Strategies for Working Class Americans.” 2013. Doctoral Dissertation, Antioch University. Accessed February 21, 2019. http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=antioch1368636173.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Curtis, Wayne R. “Social Entrepreneurship and Wealth-Building Plans: Creative Strategies for Working Class Americans.” 2013. Web. 21 Feb 2019.

Vancouver:

Curtis WR. Social Entrepreneurship and Wealth-Building Plans: Creative Strategies for Working Class Americans. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Antioch University; 2013. [cited 2019 Feb 21]. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=antioch1368636173.

Council of Science Editors:

Curtis WR. Social Entrepreneurship and Wealth-Building Plans: Creative Strategies for Working Class Americans. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Antioch University; 2013. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=antioch1368636173

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