Enhancing Social Entrepreneurship Model for Social Entrepreneurs: A Case of AL-FALAH Foundation

Fakhrul Anwar, Zainol and Wan Norhayate, Wan Daud and Zulhamri, Abdullah and Mohd Rafi, Yaacob (2014) Enhancing Social Entrepreneurship Model for Social Entrepreneurs: A Case of AL-FALAH Foundation. Global Journal of Commerce & Managment Perspective, 3 (5). pp. 107-113. ISSN 2319-7285

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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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social entrepreneurship, urban poverty, social entrepreneurs, case study
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Management
Depositing User: Rafidah Saaid
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2022 01:39
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2022 01:39
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4576

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