„Be bold, do good“ – The role of optimism for Social Entrepreneurs

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Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftswissenschaften für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler
Bachelor; Master


What makes social entrepreneurs so special vs “normal” commercial entrepreneurs? Which challenges result from the fact that most social entrepreneurs tackle social problems that are often very complex and multi-faceted? What is the current state in research regarding “Entrepreneur’s Optimism” (founder optimism) and what role does optimism play in social entrepreneurship? If you find these questions interesting and you are looking for an individual and uncomplicated supervision, I am looking forward to receiving your message.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Optimism