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Social entrepreneurship is rooted in empathy
Self-efficacy, social worth, self-confidence and empathy are the driving forces behind the success of social entrepreneurship.
 March 31, 2018 
"Only recently has the concept been highlighted as a factor influencing social entrepreneurs. A social enterprise, after all, aims to strike a balance between doing business and improving the social and environmental conditions in their community. Several studies have suggested that emphatic people ponder more on what they can contribute to social change rather than count their margins. Empathy, then, could be the driving force behind social entrepreneurs to give the unprivileged access to opportunities and solutions to their problems."

Researchers develop tool for measuring social entrepreneurship
September 30, 2016, University of Texas at Dallas
The field of social entrepreneurship is expanding globally and is beginning to define itself. A new study from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas seeks to provide a valid, reliable measure of the term.

Would-be social entrepreneurs need more than a kind heart
February 14, 2018, Anglia Ruskin University
To want to be a social entrepreneur, empathy is not enough for millennials. They need to feel confident in their ability to solve social problems and feel valued by the people they want to help, according to new research published in the Journal of Business Venturing.