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Social Enterprises in the Competitive Era

This article analyses the international context of social enterprises, the country-specifics in a comparative setting and the strategic options available for the development of sustainable social enterprises

Social Enterprises in the Competitive Era enterprises; (2) discussing the countryspecics in a comparative setting; and (3) examining the strategic options available for development of sustainable social enterprises. P M Mathew What Is Competitiveness?

N eoclassical economic theory created a divide between the economics and social aspects of development, and thereby brought in a major fallacy, which has adversely affected the practice of development since the mid-20th century. In the real world, economic sense and social relevance are two sides of the same coin. And that must compel us to consider development strategies that are contextual, i e, specic to the context of nation states. The political legitimacy of the nation state arises from the aspirations of the people.

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