SCSE/CSES will serve as a forum for researchers and as a catalyst for research opportunities for professors, researchers and students. It will also ensure that the most up-to-date knowledge in the social enterprise field is disseminated directly to practitioners in the area.

The SCSE/CSES has a Research Coordinator for each stream of research. Various research projects are undertaken by SCSE/CSES members. Some examples are listed below.

SCSE/CSES offre un forum pour les chercheurs et sert de catalyseur aux occasions de recherche pour les professeurs, les chercheurs et les étudiants. Cela permet aussi de diffuser aux praticiens une connaissance mise à jour dans le domaine des entreprises sociales.

Le SCSE/CSES a un Coordonnateur de recherche pour chaque axe de recherche. Divers projets de recherche sont entrepris par les membres du SCSE/CSES. Des exemples sont fournis ci-dessous.

Social Entrepreneurship

Field of study interested in the variety of activities and processes used to create and sustain social value, including the use of more entrepreneurial and innovative approaches, and constrained by the external environment.

Entrepreneuriat Social

Domaine d’étude intéressé par une diversité d’activités et processus visant à créer une valeur sociale et la maintenir, incluant l’utilisation d’approches entrepreneuriales et innovantes compte tenu d’un certain environnement externe.

Research coordinator / Coordonnateur de recherche: François Brouard

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Aray, Y., Brouard, F. Business model components of social entrepreneurial organizations.
  • Brouard, F., Elson, P., Hall, P., Lionais, D., McMurtry, J.J., Vieta, M. Models of social enterprises in Canada, with ICSEM project.
  • Brouard, F., Larivet, S. Clarifications of definitions of social enterprises, social entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurship.
  • Brouard, F., Madill, J. Financial and marketing strategies of social enterprises. SSHRC funded project.
  • Brouard, F., Madill, J., Hebb, T. Typology of social enterprises.
  • Madill, J., Mitchell, A., Chreim, S Marketing knowledge, attitudes and challenges faced by social enterprises.

Social Finance

Field of study interested in the use of finance to achieve social missions and goals.

Financement social

S’intéresse à l’utilisation de la finance pour atteindre une mission et des objectifs sociaux.

Research coordinator / Coordonnatrice de recherche: Sana Mohsni

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Hebb, T. et al. Responsible Investment Initiative. SSHRC funded project.

Nonprofit Management

Field of study interested by the management of nonprofit organizations.

Gestion des organismes sans but lucratif

S’intéresse au domaine de la gestion des organismes sans but lucratif.

Research coordinator / Coordonnatrice de recherche: Leighann Neilson

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Pilon, M. Governance mechanisms used by not-for-profit organizations to manage accountability requirements.
  • Neilson, l., McShane, L. Closing the loop on community engaged pedagogy projects.

Arts Management

Field of study interested by arts management.

Gestion des arts

S’intéresse au domaine de la gestion des arts.

Research coordinator / Coordonnateur decrecherche: Troy Anderson

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Cray, D., Inglis, L. Managing the arts.
  • Cray, D., Inglis, L. Strategic decision making in Canadian and Australian arts organizations.
  • Inglis, L., Cray, D. Career paths for arts administrators in Australia and Canada.
  • Neilson, L., Cultural and heritage management.

Sport for development

Field of research interested in the use of sport as a tool in helping various challenges: disability (inclusion and human rights for persons with disabilities), education, gender, heath, livelihoods, peace, social cohesion.

Sport pour le développement

Domaine d’étude intéressé par l’utilisation du sport comme outil pour favoriser: l’inclusion et les droits humains pour personnes vivants avec une invalidité, l’éducation, l’inclusion des genres, la santé, l’employabilité, la paix, la cohésion sociale.

Research coordinator / Coordonnateur de recherche: Andrew Webb

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Webb, A., Richelieu, A. Sport for Development Events: Managing Champions in a Society of the Spectacle.
  • Webb, A. Managing Sport for Development and Peace Performance Accounts: An Analysis of the Barça Foundation’s Annual Reports.
  • Webb, A., Richelieu, A. From Clipboards to Annual Reports: Managing Sport for Development Facts.
  • Nardon, L., Webb, A. The Role of Sport in Immigration Stories.
  • Webb, A. Managing cross sector social partnerships in actions.

Charities

Field of study interested by registered charities, including foundations.

Organismes de bienfaisance

S’intéresse au domaine des organismes de bienfaisance, incluant les fondations.

Research coordinator / Coordonnatrice de recherche: Paloma Raggo

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Brouard, F., Neilson, L., Armenakian, A. Small Charities and Fundraising Activities
  • Brouard, F., Elson, P., Parachin, A. Canadian grant-making foundations. SSHRC funded project.
  • McShane, L. Charitable giving and deservingness.

Social impact

Field of study interested by measurement of social impact.

Impact social

S’intéresse au domaine de la mesure de l’impact social.

Research coordinator / Coordonnatrice de recherche: Kate Ruff

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • Ruff, K. Measurement of social impact.

Social Responsibility

Field of study interested in socially responsible behaviors from organizations and managers, including sustainable management.

Responsibilité sociale

S’intéresse au domaine du comportement responsable des organisations et des dirigeants, incluant la gestion durable.

Research coordinator / Coordonnateur de recherche: Sujit Sur

Research Projects / Projets de recherche:

  • McShane, L. Organizational Accountability Relations.
  • McShane, L. Social and environmental responsibility.
  • Sur, S. Risks and Choice of mitigation strategies.