The dimensions of organisational culture have been found to be associated with structure, resources and capabilities of the organisations. Besides influence the decisions and behaviors of employees, a strong organisational culture helps in enhancing the capabilities of the employees. While, there are myriad of studies examining the organisational culture in-profit organisations, the studies analyzing the facets of organisational culture in social enterprises are meager. Since, social enterprises are characterized by distinctive features; the management of organisational culture poses distinct and substantial challenges within such enterprises. The study pioneers in exploring the organisational culture dimension within social entrepreneurship ventures in light of the findings of the survey of 146 social enterprises in India.
The study while identifying the cultural challenges in social enterprises identified social business values and strong social mission as two vital components of social entrepreneurship culture. The findings while having pertinent managerial implications for social entrepreneurship practitioners, expectedly advances the literature on social entrepreneurship as well.
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Mir Shahid Sata. Organisational Culture in Social Entrepreneurship Ventures: A Consideration from Practitioners Perspective. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences. 2018; 6(1):35-41. doi: 10.5958/2454-2679.2018.00001.4