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The research objective of this paper is to use a single case study to develop a mapping. Social entrepreneurship must have the hard work, plain, and simple behavior to driven the success that can solve the social issues. In this case, the skills and insight of a social entrepreneurship is very importance that must hold by them in their business.
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Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Center for Social Innovation. Corporate Governance Research Initiative. Digital Business Initiative.
Policy and Innovation Initiative This case examines a series of challenges.