Collaborative Research and Enterprise in the International Arena: A Case Study of Zambia

Rosemary Chilufya, Walter Mswaka, Jamie Halsall, Roopinder Oberoi, Michael Snowden

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Abstract

In Africa, social enterprise is increasingly considered key in addressing the myriad social, economic, and environmental challenges that the continent faces, through activities that create value. In addition, social enterprises are being called up to complement government efforts in the delivery of public services and to fill institutional voids. That said, current research does not adequately scrutinise the value that social enterprises create to fulfil these obligations or the ways in which context influences their value creation activities. This study contributes to this debate through a case study analysis of a social enterprise based in the Copperbelt Province of Zambia and the value that it creates. The findings reveal that the value created by a social enterprise is intricately linked to the context in which it is embedded.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Companion to the Future of Management Research
EditorsDavid Crowther, Shahla Seifi
PublisherRoutledge
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 18 Sep 2022

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