Social business deals with economic organizations oriented to social value creation. It is a new concept integrating multiple dimensions and meanings, including managerial experiences of public, private and non-profit organizations. Social business includes contributions from corporate social responsibility, non-profit management, social entrepreneurship, and inclusive business (ie. Bottom of the pyramid). The concept is being consolidated by the evolution of relationships between business and society in the XXI Century.

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Publisher Elsevier
Editor Wright, J.
Ogliastri, E, Prado, A, Jäger, U, Vives, A., & Reficco, E. (2015). Social Business. In Wright, J. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences 2nd Ed. Vol. 22 (pp. 168–173). Elsevier.