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Entrepreneurship or Social Entrepreneurship: Descriptive Study On the Perspective of De La Salle University Entrepreneurship Students
Paul Lorenz T. Chua & Jose Angelo L. Calma
Students, Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business, De La Salle University
March 27, 2014

Abstract Entrepreneurs have been around 1723 since then, they have been innovating, making new enterprises, and creating new job opportunities. The profession of entrepreneurs focuses more on the mainstream management approach, which revolves around materialism. On the other hand, a different kind of entrepreneurship started around 1960s and it is social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship does not focus on the mainstream management approach, but focuses on the multi-stream management theory and practice. The research paper aims to find out the preference of De La Salle University (DLSU) Entrepreneurship students towards entrepreneurship or social entrepreneurship. The gathered information was conducted through a quantitative surveying of forty-two (42) DLSU Entrepreneurship students. Results showed that DLSU Entrepreneurship students are leaning more into the profession of entrepreneurship as mainly this profession has more profit and is much more viable compared to social entrepreneurship and that social entrepreneurship requires more knowledge.
Keywords: entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, mainstream management, multi-stream management theory and practice, profession, profit

Entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship are two different professions. However, most people think that the difference ends with their social aspects but it is more than that. First, entrepreneurs are not just business managers, which they are often mistaken for. They make businesses and also strive for innovation. Their business is a reflection of their own personal interests, creativity and…...

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