The role of the specificities and non-specificites of social and solidarity-based economy in its managerial practices[Research paper] by Frederik Mispelblom Beyer

2007-12-19

The author teaches sociology at Evry university

Does the social and solidarity-based economy sector really differ from that of the traditional firms? This text offers a critical analysis of the "specificity myth" of this sector and reaches the conclusion that it does have a distinctive feature however: the professionalized work on the "sense" of the actions undertaken. It ends up on the possibility and the relevance of establishing bridges between the "ordinary economy" and the "extra-ordinary economy".

Quote article  Frederik Mispelblom Beyer, « The role of the specificities and non-specificites of social and solidarity-based economy in its managerial practices », 19 december 2007, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Research paper]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/30.sls

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