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Enhancing social entrepreneurship model for social entrepreneurs: a case of AL-FALAH Foundation


Zainol, Fakhrul Anwar and Wan Daud, Wan Norhayate and Abdullah, Zulhamri and Yaacob, Mohd Rafi (2014) Enhancing social entrepreneurship model for social entrepreneurs: a case of AL-FALAH Foundation. International Journal of Academic Research in Economics and Management Sciences, 3 (5). pp. 107-113. ISSN 2311-4185; ESSN: 2226-3624


This study examines the importance of enhancing a social entrepreneurship model for social entrepreneurs on the context of urban poverty. This study begins with the introduction of brief background of AL-FALAH Foundation. A detail of AL-FALAH Foundation’s organization structure, vision, mission and its functions are described thoroughly. The study documents the physical characteristics and environment of the social entrepreneurship of AL-FALAH Foundation. We measure three key characters of social entrepreneurship – innovation, proactiveness, and risk taking on the current practice of organization. We found that AL-FALAH Foundation is being proactively in achieving their mission. Specifically, AL-FALAH can be considered as innovation, proactiveness and risk taking in being efficient financially. The organization focuses on elevating their members’ socio-economic living standard through shares and other profitable investments. This study implies that social entrepreneurship model can be effectively practiced in the corporate setting which may leverage the networks in a moderate competitive business environment.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.6007/IJAREMS/v3-i5/1195
Publisher: Human Resource Management Academic Research Society
Keywords: Social entrepreneurship; Urban poverty; Social entrepreneurs; Case study
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2015 04:06
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2015 04:06
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/37469
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