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2004, Tan et al. 2005, Dorado 2006, Light 2006, Weerawardenaa et al. 2006, Ashoka 2007) mobilize their knowledge and business skills to alleviate a social problem creating profits with innovative business models. SEs are either insiders or outsiders with respect to a social problem that is brought to conscious awareness by their internal motivations. The Grameen Bank illustrates this process as a profit-oriented and poverty-alleviation organization. (2) Knowledge and Technology Process This strategy aims to solve social problems through the generation of employment and revenue by non-for-profit organizations (Dees 1998, Borstein 2004, Dorado 2006, Ashoka 2007) using knowledge and technology skills either directly from the SE or his or her network resource.
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