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Session 3: March 25, 2004
3. Setting the Stage (II): The Actors – Social Entrepreneurs, Corporate Citizens
and Philanthropists
Study questions:
1. What is individual philanthropy? What is corporate philanthropy?
2. Why do people give? Which roles do social ties and long-term involvement
3. Why do corporations give? Does there always have to be a “business case”?
R-7 Global Corporate Citizenship Initiative. 2004. “Global Corporate Citizenship: The Leadership Challenge for CEOs and Boards.” Geneva and London: World Economic Forum and the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum. [18 pages]
R-8 Ostrower, Francie. 2001. Why the Wealthy Give: The Culture of Elite Philanthropy. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press: 3-49, 132-141. (introduction, chapter 1, conclusion) [54 pages]
Session 4: April 1, 2004
4. Setting the Stage (III): The Field of Forces – Creating Social Value in a Globalizing World
Study questions:
1. Does a social entrepreneur like Rodrigo Baggio benefit from globalization? Why or why not?
2. How does the role of risk change in a globalizing world? What does this
mean for social entrepreneurs?
3. Do social entrepreneurs contribute to deepening democracy? If so, how?
R-9 Giddens, Anthony. 2002. Runaway World: How Globalization is Reshaping Our Lives, rev. ed. London: Profile: 24-53, 85-100. (chapters 1, 2 and 5) [44 pages]
Session 5: April 8, 2004
5. Forming a Social Entrepreneurial Identity: ApproTEC Kenya
Study questions:
1. What business is ApproTEC in: R&D? Creating entrepreneurs?
Manufacturing? How does the business model work?
2. How should ApproTEC scale up? Which countries? Which products? Or
should it “scale deep”?
3. Why are Martin Fisher and Nick Moon social entrepreneurs? What is
different about them, compared to other NGO leaders? If there is such a
thing as a “social entrepreneurial identity,” what are its key elements?

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