Normative theories and social enterprise
This TSRC and ESRC seminar draws links between normative theories and social enterprise.
The TSRC and ESRC welcome Angela Eikenberry from the University of Omaha. In her paper Angela critiques the marketization of the third sector and calls for an alternative democratic discourse.
The second paper by Graham Smith of Westminster University examines links between theories of associative democracy and the social economy, and explores the regulatory challenges involved in developing the social economy.
John Goodman of Co-ops UK continues the democratic theme in focusing on the challenges and benefits of democracy in the workplace.
Michael Gonin (LEC Lausanne) will discuss how a model which integrates organizations’ multiple dimensions might normatively shape governmental structures, organizational identity and management practice.
Les Huckfield, social enterprise practitioner and commentator, and former MP will present the provocatively titled paper “social enterprise not social investment.”
Please book early to secure one of the limited number of free places.