Journal of Enterprise and Business Intelligence

Understanding Business Growth: Perspectives from Social Entrepreneurs

Journal of Enterprise and Business Intelligence

Received On : 08 October 2023

Revised On : 14 November 2023

Accepted On : 15 December 2023

Published On : 05 April 2024

Volume 04, Issue 02

Pages : 105-116


This research presents a comprehensive overview of the data derived from a study that examines the growth aspirations and conceptualizations of company growth among entrepreneurs. The research included a diverse group of individuals, spanning from 30 to 60 years of age. The majority of participants were female and had a high school level of education. The study conducted by the researchers revealed that entrepreneurial intention, which refers to the aspiration to pursue an entrepreneurial career, plays a significant role in the establishment and growth of new business initiatives. The researchers also discovered that there is variation in growth goals among entrepreneurs, as some individuals prioritize independence while others place more emphasis on economic desires. The research conducted an analysis to discern three distinct interpretations of company development, including economic, empowerment, and collective phenomena. Social entrepreneurs place significant emphasis on development as a collaborative phenomenon, emphasizing and the socialization of the notion of community and the means of production. The investigation also examined the level of assistance entrepreneurs get from external groups and their involvement in networking activities. In general, the results shows that the expansion of social entrepreneurs encompasses several dimensions that extend beyond the realm of economics.


Social Entrepreneurship, Business Growth, Business Growth Intention, Solidarity Economy Organizations, Essentials of Entrepreneurship.

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Christos Cavallo, “Understanding Business Growth: Perspectives from Social Entrepreneurs”, Journal of Enterprise and Business Intelligence, vol.4, no.2, pp. 105-116, April 2024. doi: 10.53759/5181/JEBI202404011.


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