• ISSN: 2010-023X (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Trade, Economics and Financ.
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2020 Vol.11(1): 7-12 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.18178/ijtef.2020.11.1.658

Strategic Dimension of Social Entrepreneurship in Vietnam

Nguyen Hoang Tien, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Nguyen Vuong Thanh Long Le Doan Minh Duc, Phung The Vinh, Tran Duy Thuc, and Dinh Ba Hung Anh.
Abstract—This article delivers a full insight into the concepts of social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, their sustainability issues and strategic understanding. Despite different nature, determinant factors, motivation and purpose, as well as orientation towards sustainable development of commercial and social enterprises the results of analysis show that both form of extant entrepreneurship could to stay together to successfully bridge, create synergy effect between social and commercial capital for the mutual development. However, the article revealed that in contrast to the commercial entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship currently lacks and needs more strategic understanding (and its reflection in the reality) to be benefitted from in order to support overall sustainable entrepreneurship development in rural areas of Vietnam. Finally, the article proposed solutions to enhance social entrepreneurship and promote its expansion for the purpose of sustainable development.

Index Terms—Social entrepreneurship, strategic dimension, sustainable development, Vietnam.

Nguyen Hoang Tien is with Saigon International University, Vietnam (e-mail: vietnameu@gmail.com).
Nguyen Thanh Hung is with Binh Duong University, Vietnam.
Nguyen Vuong Thanh Long Le Doan Minh Duc is with the Thu Dau Mot University, Vietnam.
Phung The Vinh is with Hoa Sen University, Vietnam.
Tran Duy Thuc is with Dong Du Investment and Consulting Company, Vietnam.
Dinh Ba Hung Anh is with Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam.

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Cite: Nguyen Hoang Tien, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Nguyen Vuong Thanh Long Le Doan Minh Duc, Phung The Vinh, Tran Duy Thuc, and Dinh Ba Hung Anh., "Strategic Dimension of Social Entrepreneurship in Vietnam," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.11, no.1, pp. 7-12, 2020.

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