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Public Policy: Implications for Small Third Sector Social Enterprises in UK Regions

Maher, Chi (2017) Public Policy: Implications for Small Third Sector Social Enterprises in UK Regions. In: Carvalho, Luisa Cagica, (ed.) Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Social Dynamics in a Globalized World. Advances in business strategy and competitive advantage book series . Hershey, PA, IGI Gobal, pp. 127-146

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This chapter explores the influence of public policy on small third sector social enterprises in four UK regions. The importance and contribution of small social enterprises contribution to the economy is well established. They are regarded as an integral part of the delivery of public services in the UK. Public policy, in turn, shapes the environment in which these organisations are developed. Due to limited research on how public policy are impacting on small regional small social enterprises. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in the: East Midlands, South East, South Wales and Yorkshire and Humber regions to understand how public policy framework poses challenges and/or support small third sector social enterprises. The research finding contributes to the empirical research investigating the insinuation of these regional variations on their development and survival.

Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
School/Department: York Business School
URI: https://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/5489

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