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SEFORÏS research at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Anaheim (California, USA)

Dr. Emma Folmer and Professor Ute Stephan, both from Aston University, presented latest SEFORÏS research at the largest gathering of management scholars worldwide. In their paper they explore how social enterprises navigate relationships with local government to garner legitimacy, access markets and resources. Their work is titled ‘Bringing the State back in: How hybrid organisations navigate plurality in institutional environments’.

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Professor Stephan also presented research on how social enterprises faired in the recession – as part of a workshop on ‘Entrepreneurship in Adverse Conditions’ that she co-organised together with Amanda Bullough from the University of Delaware and Maija Renko, University of Illinois (Chicago).  

Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Anaheim