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By Virgil Henry Storr

Explores the function of marketers in bringing approximately group rebound after mess ups, with specific consciousness to restoration efforts following typhoon Katrina and typhoon Sandy.

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He never, in fact, presents a systematic treatment of his ideological entrepreneur. We are left to guess if, and how far, his ideological entrepreneur can break a society out of path dependency. We are left to guess if his entrepreneur is a creative agent who brings about the creative destruction of ideologies, an individual who is alert to opportunities for ideological change and works to exploit those opportunities, or someone who automatically responds to relative price changes. Storr (2008–2009), however, has attempted to develop North’s ideological entrepreneur along Kirznerian and Schumpeterian lines.

2006; Martin and Osberg 2007; Wei-Skillern et al. 2007; Elkington and Hartigan 2008; Zahra et al. 2009; Dacin et al. 2010). Beyond this common motivation, social entrepreneurs are often described as constantly innovating and attempting to find new ways to serve their mission. ” Alvord et al. ” Also, Mort et al. (2003) have stressed that social entrepreneurs establish new “social enterprises” and promote innovation in existing ones. The goal of social entrepreneurship, they explain, is to solve T H E E NT RE P RE NE UR AS A DRIVE R OF SOCIA L C H A NGE 21 social problems.

Likewise, investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs in commercial settings, as is the case in noncommercial settings, could be mistaken about what is in their own, or society’s, interests. There Are Advantages to Collapsing the Distinct Kinds of Entrepreneurship There are several advantages in resisting the temptation to stress the apparent differences between the supposedly different kinds of entrepreneurship. First, analyzing the work of an entrepreneur qua entrepreneur allows for examining the full set of activities that entrepreneurs engage in and their outcomes.

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