CFVG Hanoi

National Economics University

Tel: [84-24] 36 280 280 | Ext: 6213 / 6215

Hotline: 0913 716 818 | 0936 396 499

Address: Level 12, A1 Building, National Economics University, 207 Giai Phong, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi

CFVG HCMC

University of Economics Ho Chi Minh 

Tel: [84-28] 38 300 103

Hotline: 0909 054 696

Address: No. 91, Ba Thang Hai, Ward 11, District 10, Ho Chi Minh city


Call for Paper

22/12/2015

Social Enterprise is defined by Enterprise Law 2014 of Vietnam a type of business which has specific social and environmental objectives and commits to reinvest at least 51% of its profits to serve the identified social and environmental causes. The Ecosystem for social enterprise is known as elements, factors which support and promote the development of social enterprises, which include essentially market competition, legal and policy framework, financial instruments, human resource market, education and research activities, media communication and intermediaries. Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation start to be discussed widely in business and academic context.

International Conference “The Ecosystem for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation”

March 17th& 18th, 2016

Conference Hall, Building 10, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Conference Rationale

Social Enterprise is defined by Enterprise Law 2014 of Vietnam a type of business which has specific social and environmental objectives and commits to reinvest at least 51% of its profits to serve the identified social and environmental causes. The Ecosystem for social enterprise is known as elements, factors which support and promote the development of social enterprises, which include essentially market competition, legal and policy framework, financial instruments, human resource market, education and research activities, media communication and intermediaries. Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation start to be discussed widely in business and academic context. Social enterprise has become a movement in developed and developing economies. In Vietnam, it is emerging as a new business sector which use business model to solve social problem. However, academic publications in the field are still limited. In Vietnam, the legal framework is available, but supporting policies are lacking. Higher education is making effort to contribute to the development of the sector.

The conference is organized with the objectives of discussing in depth the current ecosystem for social enterprise in Vietnam, issues in starting up & managing social enterprises, what we can learn from the international experiences and provide macro and managerial recommendations to related stakeholders.Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts and full papers on the following themes. 

Conference Themes

  • Social enterprise ecosystem, legal framework and policy issues for social enterprise;
  • Start-up social enterprises, social enterprise strategies, typologies, human resource management, financing sources, governance structure for social enterprise…;
  • Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Philanthropy…;
  • Teaching social enterprise and social entrepreneurship in universities and business schools;
  • Case studies on social enterprise, social entrepreneurship and social innovation.

Organisers 

National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam
British Council Vietnam
French-Vietnamese Center for Management Education (CFVG)
In partnership with National Assembly of Vietnam, Economic Council

Submission of Abstracts

  • Prospective authors are invited to submit their abstract reporting original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics related to the conference. Abstract must not exceed 500 words which include title, keywords, author and affiliation with email address.
  • Full paper must comply with submission guidelines of the Journal of Economics & Development
  • Submission Guideline
  • Abstracts and full papersare to be sent to: secretariat.icse2016@gmail.com

Deadlines

       Call for Paper: December 21st, 2015
       Abstract Submission: January 10th, 2016
       Full Paper Submission: February 20th, 2016
       Revised Paper Submission: March 5th, 2016
       Conference: March 17th& 18th, 2016


Scientific Committee

Prof. Tran Tho Dat, National Economics University, Vietnam

Prof. Young-bohk Cho, Research Institute of Social Enterprise, Pusan University, South Korea

Prof. Benjamin Gidron, (Emeritus), G. Glazer Faculty of Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; Professor of Social Enterprises, School of Business, College of Management Academic Studies (COMAS), Israel

Prof. Thomas Howard, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Prof. Jean-Louis Pare, French-Vietnamese Center for Management Education (CFVG), Vietnam

Asso. Prof. Mai Thai, HEC Montreal, Canada

Asso. Prof. RaymundHabaradas, De la Salle University, Philippines

Asso. Prof. Truong Thi Nam Thang, National Economics University, Vietnam

Dr Richard Hazenberg, Institute for Social Innovation and Impact, Directorate of Research, Impact and Enterprise, University of Northampton, UK

Dr Pathik Pathak, Southampton University, UK

Dr. Chandra Yanto, City Univesity of Hong Kong, China

Opportunities for Publication

       Accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings in CD form with ISBN number
       Best papers will be reviewed and considered to be published in:

Informations

22, December, 2015