ECO-SOC INFO, VOLUME 10, NUMÉRO 4, AVRIL 2015

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TABLE DES MATIÈRES

ARTICLES ET MONOGRAPHIES

Periodic articles and publications / Artículos y publicaciónes

Gouvernance et intÉrÊt GÉnÉral

Governance and general interest / Gobernanza y interés general

An Examination of the Conflict Process in Nonprofit Community Sport Boards

Figures de l’employeur et formes du « dialogue social » dans les entreprises de l’ESS

MODES DE DÉVELOPPEMENT ET DE FINANCEMENT

Modes of development and financing / Modos de desarollo y de financiamiento

Social Enterprise and Development: The KickStart Model

Économie sociale et solidaire : contribuer au développement des territoires. Enjeux, initiatives et modes d’intervention (livre)

Which Nonprofit Gets More Government Funding?

La vraie révolution du microcrédit (livre)

La microfinance et ses dérives. Émanciper, discipliner ou exploiter ? (livre)

ÉVALUATION

Evaluation methods / Métodos de evaluación

Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness. Analysis of Best Practices

Performance Measurement for Social Enterprises

Organizational Performance of Nonprofit and For-Profit Sport Organizations

Gestion

Management / Gestión

The Role of Internal Branding in Nonprofit Brand Management. An Empirical Investigation Advocacy

The Single Market and the Social Enterprise. From Models to Realities in Some EU Member States and Countries from the Balkans

Being Nonprofit-Like in a Market Economy. Understanding the Mission-Market Tension in Nonprofit Organizing

Cooperative Attitudes among Workers of Social Cooperatives: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment

Do Small Nonprofit Organizations Outsource? : A First Look

La politique d’achat d’une coopérative de solidarité en environnement. Outil de gestion, objet de médiation des tensions

Coopération et management. L’exemple des Sociétés COopératives et Participatives (SCOP) (livre)

An Investigation of Marketing Capabilities and Social Enterprise Performance in the UK and Japan

POLITIQUES PUBLIQUES

Public Policies / Politicas Publicas

Institutions and Social Entrepreneurship: the Role of Institutional Voids, Institutional Support, and Institutional Configurations

The Third Sector and Government in Australia: Not-for-Profit Reform under Labor, 2007–13

CONCEPTS ET DÉFINITIONS

Concepts and definitions / Conceptos y definiciones

La « propriété sociale » : un concept clé pour élaborer une théorie de l’ESS

Les entrepreneurs sociaux à l’assaut du monde associatif

NUMÉROS SPÉCIAUX

Special Issues / Ediciones especiales

Penser l’économie solidaire : une perspective internationale

Gestion des entreprises sociales et solidaires : les outils

VARIA

Guide de l’innovation sociale 2015. Comprendre, caractériser et développer l’innovation sociale

Qualité de l'emploi associatif : enjeux et pistes d'action

ACTES DE COLLOQUES

ACTIVITÉS DE RECHERCHE ET DE FORMATION

Research and formation activities / Actividades de investigación y formación

APPELS À CONTRIBUTIONS

Calls for contributions/ Convocatorias de artículos

ÉVÉNEMENTS À VENIR

Events / Eventos

 

 

 

ARTICLES ET MONOGRAPHIES

Periodic articles and publications / Artículos y publicaciónes

 

Gouvernance et intÉrÊt GÉnÉral

Governance and general interest / Gobernanza y interés general

 

An Examination of the Conflict Process in Nonprofit Community Sport Boards

Tobias Nowy, Pamela Wicker, Svenja Feiler and Christoph Breuer. European Sport Management Quarterly, volume 15, issue 2, pages 176-194, March 2015.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/
10.1080/16184742.2015.1019534

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “This study investigated the dynamics of the conflict process in volunteer boards of nonprofit community sport clubs. The nature and level of conflict, issues and existing conditions that incite conflict, how conflict is managed, and its ultimate impact on boards, were examined. A multiple case study approach generated rich insight into the conflict process and allowed comparison across cases. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with board members in four nonprofit community-based amateur soccer clubs. Profiles of the conflict process for each club were informed by the board members' perspectives, which were cross-checked for consistency. Open coding was undertaken to categorize the data into conflict triggers, conditions, management strategies, and outcomes in each club, followed by axial coding of emergent subthemes. Board conflict was perceived to be relatively low and predominantly task-related, with some evidence of escalation to relationship conflict. Issues or events that triggered conflict were daily operations, market demands, and relationships with external partners. Poor communication and scarce volunteer resources within the boards were existing conditions that increased the likelihood of conflict over these issues. The boards tended to utilize collaboration or compromise to handle conflict, which were perceived to engender positive outcomes. The findings highlight the importance of awareness of the potential for both internal and external conflict triggers, monitoring and effectively managing task conflict, and addressing the challenges of communication that may set the stage for conflict or enable its constructive management.”

 

Figures de l’employeur et formes du « dialogue social » dans les entreprises de l’ESS

Matthieu Hély, Sophie Rétif et Maud Simonet. Mouvements, volume 2015/I, numéro 81, pages 116-125, mars 2015.

http://www.cairn.info/resume.php?
ID_ARTICLE=MOUV_081_0116

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « À partir d’une enquête réalisée auprès d’organisations de l’économie sociale et solidaire, les auteurs nous proposent de découvrir qui est l’employeur dans ces structures. Selon le secteur, ce sera le dirigeant bénévole ou le dirigeant salarié. Une typologie éclairante des différents types de rapports salariaux est présentée ; loin de l’utopie du « travailler autrement », cet article nous permet de comprendre ce qui se joue réellement, quand et comment les salariés participent, ou non, à la vie démocratique de la structure. »

 

 

MODES DE DÉVELOPPEMENT ET DE FINANCEMENT

Modes of development and financing / Modos de desarollo y de financiamiento

 

Social Enterprise and Development: The KickStart Model

Michael D. Galvin and Lora Iannotti. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, volume 26, issue 2, pages 421-441, April 2015.

http://link.springer.com/article/
10.1007/s11266-013-9424-z

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “Referred to as change agents, innovators, practical dreamers, and pioneers of our era, the literature on social entrepreneurs exhibits high hopes for the future of social enterprise in international development. Yet, the field has come to a crossroads in its history as many remain unsure of just how social enterprise differs from NGOs on the one hand, and standard commercial enterprises on the other. This article examines the relatively new roots of social entrepreneurship in the context of global development paradigms, looking at the pros and cons of a field which remains controversial from the perspective of both the private and the public sector. Using the model of the prominent social enterprise KickStart International, we illustrate how KickStart’s social enterprise model corresponds with current trends in the world of development internationally, with its particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Finally, we examine how recent evaluation research has shed light on KickStart and the contributions of social enterprise, as well as how evaluation research can inform social enterprise’s contributions to international development.”

 

Économie sociale et solidaire : contribuer au développement des territoires. Enjeux, initiatives et modes d’intervention (livre)

Argo&Siloe, RTES (Réseau des collectivités territoriales pour une économie solidaire) et Avise (éd.) sous-direction de Didier Tcherkachine. Territorial Éditions, 184 pages, mars 2015.

http://www.territorial.fr/PAR_TPL_IDENTIFIANT/
1373/TPL_CODE/TPL_OUVR_NUM_FICHE/PAG_TITLE/
Economie+sociale+et+solidaire+%3A+contribuer+au+
d%E9veloppement+des+territoires+-+Enjeux,+initiatives
+et+modes+d'intervention/1-portail-des-collectivites-
locales-et-la-fonction-publique.htm

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus:« Le développement des territoires et le changement d'échelle de l'économie sociale et solidaire n'ont jamais été autant liés qu'aujourd'hui. Mais ce destin commun pose un certain nombre de questions : quels sont les enjeux actuels et futurs des entreprises de l'ESS ? Comment les collectivités peuvent-elles soutenir les initiatives et les entreprises, conduire une stratégie de soutien à l'ESS ? Quels sont les points de vigilance, notamment en termes de coopération entre collectivités et acteurs publics, pour une meilleure articulation des interventions ? Cet ouvrage apporte à ces questions des éléments de réponse concrets et opérationnels en abordant successivement : un rappel du périmètre de l'ESS et de ses enjeux, pour les entreprises comme pour les territoires; une présentation d'initiatives choisies : un tour de France (et du Québec) pour présenter une dizaine d'actions et dispositifs qui favorisent le développement de l'ESS et de l'innovation sociale sur les territoires; une boîte à outils au service des acteurs locaux chargés de conduire un diagnostic ESS du territoire, de bâtir une stratégie et un plan d'action. Cet ouvrage collectif associe réseaux, centres ressources, experts, universitaires et consultants, permettant ainsi de croiser les regards au service du développement de l'ESS et des territoires. »

 

Which Nonprofit Gets More Government Funding?

Jiahuan Lu. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, volume 25, issue 3, pages 297-312, Spring 2015.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/
nml.21124/abstract?campaign=woletoc

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “Government represents one of the most important funding sources for nonprofit organizations. However, the literature has not yet provided a systematic understanding of nonprofits’ organizational factors that are associated with their receipts of government funding. This study combines interorganizational relationships and organizational institutionalism literature to examine the determinants of nonprofits’ obtainment of government funding. Based on a survey of human service nonprofits in Maryland, this research finds that nonprofits with higher bureaucratic orientation, stronger domain consensus with government, and longer government funding history are more likely to receive government contracts and grants. Nonprofits’ revenue diversification, professionalization, and board co-optation might have very limited impacts.”

 

La vraie révolution du microcrédit (livre)

Jean Michel Servet. Éditions Odile Jacob, 256 pages, mars 2015.

http://www.odilejacob.fr/catalogue/sciences-
humaines/economie-et-finance/vraie-revolution
-du-microcredit_9782738132468.php

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « Offrir des prêts répondant aux besoins de ceux qui n’ont pas accès au crédit bancaire classique, tel est l’objectif du microcrédit. Celui-ci a connu un succès fulgurant : aujourd’hui, 200 millions de personnes y ont recours, principalement en Asie et en Amérique latine. Une révolution ? s’interroge Jean-Michel Servet dans ce livre. Pas si sûr… Rappelant le contexte dans lequel est né le microcrédit – celui de la promotion d’un marché prétendument pacificateur et libérateur –, il démonte le mythe selon lequel il pourrait éradiquer la pauvreté dans les pays en développement et émergents en favorisant le microentrepreneuriat et l’autoemploi. Ce livre le montre : si une révolution a eu lieu, elle serait plutôt du côté d’une microfinance devenue commerciale qui, pour répondre aux besoins réels des populations, a développé d’autres services que le microcrédit : épargne, transferts de fonds, paiement par la téléphonie mobile, microassurance. Analysant les ressorts de cette « vraie » révolution, Jean-Michel Servet souligne qu’elle pourrait être le levier d’une finance alternative, avec la monnaie et le crédit comme biens communs. »

 

La microfinance et ses dérives. Émanciper, discipliner ou exploiter ? (livre)

Isabelle Guérin. Démopolis, 298 pages, mars 2015.

http://www.demopolis.fr/livre.php?Clef=64

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « Hier d’inspiration réformatrice, la microfinance nourrit aujourd’hui une idéologie néolibérale, patriarcale et moraliste, portée par un capitalisme « social » et des économistes comme Esther Duflo. Les pauvres, et en premier lieu les femmes, sont perçus comme des entrepreneurs et consommateurs créatifs et responsables, ou des malades à soigner, impulsifs et irrationnels. Microcrédit, micro-épargne et éducation financière seraient des recettes miracles permettant l’épanouissement du potentiel entrepreneurial et l’émancipation par la consommation, ou la canalisation de tentations impulsives et la rationalisation des comportements. Les enquêtes menées dans diverses régions du monde montrent les dérives et les désillusions de la microfinance. Une vision politique de la pauvreté et du marché permet de dépasser les impasses des idéologies dominantes. Des formes alternatives et solidaires d’épargne et de crédit ouvrent la perspective de réinventer la richesse, la solidarité et la lutte contre les dominations et les inégalités. »

 

 

ÉVALUATION

Evaluation methods / Métodos de evaluación

 

Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness. Analysis of Best Practices

Kellie C. Liket and Karen Maas. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, volume 4, issue 2, pages 268-296, April 2015.

http://nvs.sagepub.com/content/44/2/268?etoc

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “In the face of increased accountability pressures, nonprofits are searching for ways to demonstrate their effectiveness. Because meaningful tools to evaluate effectiveness are largely absent, financial ratios are still the main indicators used to approximate it. However, there is an extensive body of literature on determinants of nonprofit effectiveness. In this study, we test the extent to which these assertions in the literature align with practitioner views. To increase the practical value of our comparative exercise, we create a self-assessment survey on the basis of the practices that find support in both academia and practice. This provides managers with a tool to assess the extent to which the identified practices are present in their organizations and with suggestions, which might lead to improvements in their effectiveness. Intermediaries can use the tool to provide better information to donors. Funders can use it in their selection of grantees, and capacity-building efforts.”

 

Performance Measurement for Social Enterprises

Marika Arena, Giovanni Azzone and Irene Bengo. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, volume 26, issue 2, pages 649-672, April 2015.

http://link.springer.com/article/
10.1007/s11266-013-9436-8

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “Over the past 20 years, the issue of performance measurement in Social Enterprises (SEs) has gained increasing relevance among researchers and practitioners. From an academic perspective, there has been an explosion in methodologies and tools for assessing social performance and impact, but with little systematic analysis and comparison across different approaches. From a practitioner perspective, SEs need to start measuring their performances in a systemic way, in order to support decision making and ensure accountability towards their stakeholders. In this context, this paper aims to contribute to the state of the art literature by developing an approach that could be applied to/by SEs to measure their results with respect to social, environmental and economic impacts. The proposed approach consists of a “general” PMS model for SEs—i.e., the performance dimensions that should be measured—and a stepwise method to be used by SEs to develop their own PMS. For sake of clarification, the proposed approach is applied to the case of an Italian SE competing in the energy sector to develop a set of key performance indicators.”

 

Organizational Performance of Nonprofit and For-Profit Sport Organizations

Tobias Nowy, Pamela Wicker, Svenja Feiler and Christoph Breuer. European Sport Management Quarterly, volume 15, issue 2, pages 155-175, March 2015.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/
16184742.2014.995691#.VRFxkNKG8gA

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “This study contributes to the organizational performance literature by conceptualizing differences in performance between nonprofit and for-profit organizations using property rights theory and suggesting comparative measures for multiple performance dimensions. It advances the following research question: Are there significant differences in organizational performance between nonprofit and for-profit sport organizations? […] The challenge was to find adequate measures for the comparison of the two types of legal forms. Altogether, 22 regression models for performance measures across four dimensions (financial, product, customer, strategic) are estimated with the legal form (nonprofit vs. for-profit) and some controls as independent variables. The results show that for-profit organizations outperform nonprofit organizations in terms of overall financial performance, while nonprofits excel with regard to price structure. For-profits attach more importance to program quality, employee qualifications, and strategies. No significant differences can be observed in the product dimension. However, for-profits tend to focus on customer groups that have typically been targeted by nonprofits. Since the models also control for organizational size and resources, the results indicate that differences are not always attributable to the legal form. The findings imply that for-profits do not outperform nonprofits in all performance dimensions. Nonprofits should consider that for-profits have invaded some of their typical domains and should be more flexible when market demand changes, while for-profits should reconsider their price structure.”

 

 

Gestion

Management / Gestión

 

The Role of Internal Branding in Nonprofit Brand Management. An Empirical Investigation Advocacy

Gordon Liu, Chris Chapleo, Wai Wai Ko and Isaac K. Ngugi. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, volume 4, issue 2, pages 319-339, April 2015.

http://nvs.sagepub.com/content/44/2/319?etoc

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “Internal branding refers to an organization’s attempts to persuade its staff to buy-in to the organization’s brand value and transform it into a reality. Drawing from self-determination theory and leadership theory, we seek to develop a deeper understanding of the process of internal branding in the nonprofit sector. More specifically, we propose and examine the mediating effects of the staff’s emotional brand attachment, staff service involvement, and the moderating effect of charismatic leadership on the brand orientation behavior–organizational performance relationship using data obtained from the representatives of 301 nonprofit organizations in the United Kingdom. On a general level, the findings suggest that staff emotional brand attachment and staff service involvement are linked to brand orientation and organizational performance. Moreover, charismatic leadership increases the strength of this linkage. All of these findings extend the literature on internal branding.”

 

The Single Market and the Social Enterprise. From Models to Realities in Some EU Member States and Countries from the Balkans

Lucica Matei and Ani Matei. International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing, volume 12, issue 1, pages 63-77, April 2015.

http://link.springer.com/article/
10.1007%2Fs12208-015-0125-8

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “The activities of the social enterprises are located in a dynamic context of the decision makers’ concerns on European, regional, national and local level with regard to economic growth, which favors the creation of a social market economy with a high degree of competitiveness. Should we refer to the evolution of social business in Europe, it is estimated that one in four enterprises created in Europe is a social enterprise. The social enterprises are affected by the single market’s rules in terms of banking regulations, access to structural funds or the application of public procurement rules. The paper aims to explore the social enterprise in some European countries in terms of their place on the single market. The social enterprise has become a reality in most analyzed states. The different stages of social enterprise development reflect an important interaction between the social enterprise and single market.”

 

Being Nonprofit-Like in a Market Economy. Understanding the Mission-Market Tension in Nonprofit Organizing

Matthew L. Sanders. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, volume 4, issue 2, pages 205-222, April 2015.

http://nvs.sagepub.com/
content/44/2/205?etoc

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “Nonprofit organizations experience a tension between pursuing their social missions and meeting the demands of a market economy. This mission-market tension is an everyday, practical concern for nonprofit practitioners. Yet, scholars know very little about how nonprofit practitioners define and manage this tension. Drawing on contradiction-centered perspectives of organizing, data from an ethnographic study of a single U.S. nonprofit organization demonstrate that the mission-market tension was defined and managed by organizational members as both a contradictory and interconnected phenomenon. This framing was enabled by specific communication practices that supported a productive and generative relationship between these seemingly incompatible goals. Findings suggest that the mission-market tension is an inherent condition of nonprofit organizing and highlight the central role of communication in successfully managing mission and market concerns.”

 

Cooperative Attitudes among Workers of Social Cooperatives: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment

Luigi Mittone and Matteo Ploner. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, volume 26, issue 2, pages 510-530, April 2015.

http://link.springer.com/article/
10.1007/s11266-014-9442-5

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “We investigate cooperative attitudes among workers of nonprofit organizations by means of a novel empirical method combining experimental and survey data. Specifically, a two-player Prisoner’s Dilemma game is attached to a nationwide survey of social cooperatives in Italy. We experimentally manipulate social proximity of those interacting in the Prisoner’s Dilemma and the relative returns of mutual cooperation. We find that higher returns foster cooperation when social proximity of participants is low, while cooperation is not affected by a change in social proximity alone. Furthermore, social relations in the workplace and innate dispositional factors correlate with choices in the game. Our findings offer stimulating insights into the interplay between organizational features and workers’ motivations.”

 

Do Small Nonprofit Organizations Outsource? : A First Look

Jennifer A. Pope, Ashima Saigal and Katherine A. Key. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, volume 26, issue 2, pages 553-573, April 2015.

http://link.springer.com/article/
10.1007/s11266-014-9447-0

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “Nonprofit organizations (NPOs) serve a unique purpose, filling gaps left by governments and for-profits. NPOs have the potential to do significant good in their communities. These organizations are often resource constrained, both financially and in terms of human capital. For that reason, personnel in small NPOs are often diverted from the organization’s mission to administrative functions. Outsourcing, as research has shown in for-profits, offers the opportunity to refocus human capital to the mission cost effectively. However, there is little research on outsourcing for small NPOs. This study focuses on small NPOs in regard to outsourcing administrative functions. Not surprising, small NPOs often use staff time and board resources on administrative functions to save money and may not understand the benefits of outsourcing. Most surprising was the finding that as the organization grows in revenue, employees, and annual budget, and even more functions are brought in-house.”

 

La politique d’achat d’une coopérative de solidarité en environnement. Outil de gestion, objet de médiation des tensions

Marie J. Bouchard et Valérie Michaud. Revue française de gestion, volume 41, numéro 246, pages 143-158, Février 2015.

http://rfg.revuesonline.com/
article.jsp?articleId=20180

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « La gestion des entreprises sociales et solidaires est marquée par diverses tensions, que ce soit entre visées ou parties prenantes multiples. Cet article aborde la gestion de ces tensions sous l’angle d’un outil de gestion, une politique d’achat, au sein d’une coopérative de solidarité en environnement. L’étude de l’évolution de cette politique et de son application révèle le rôle d’objet de médiation qu’elle joue pour diverses tensions (de belonging, d’organizing et de performing), ainsi qu’une tension entre idéaux et pratiques. »

 

Coopération et management. L’exemple des Sociétés COopératives et Participatives (SCOP) (livre)

Annick Lainé. L’Harmattan, 284 pages, mars 2015.

http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/
index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&no=45964

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « Cet ouvrage illustre une démarche de recherche coopérative dont l'objet concerne le Management des Ressources Humaines en SCOP. Ces entreprises coopératives, au projet politique original, s'organisent à partir de valeurs héritées du XIXe siècle que sont la solidarité, la propriété collective intergénérationnelle et l'équité avec une triple filiation économique, politique et sociale et nécessitent un management adapté pour animer une organisation de salarié(e)s, associé(e)s majoritaires et co-responsable d'une entreprise coopérative. »

 

An Investigation of Marketing Capabilities and Social Enterprise Performance in the UK and Japan

Gordon Liu, Teck-Yong Eng and Sachiko Takeda. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, volume 39, issue 2, pages 267-298, March 2015.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/
10.1111/etap.12041/abstract

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “The purpose of this article Is to extend the existing research on the relationship between eight different types of marketing capability and social enterprise performance. More specifically, we examine third-sector organizations that have transformed their traditional business model to become more business-like social enterprises and how these marketing capabilities influence the success of this transformation in both the UK and Japan. We identify, among other things, that not all marketing capabilities are positively associated with social enterprise performance. These findings challenge the conventional wisdom that market-driven organizations must develop all types of marketing capability. We suggest that social entrepreneurs should develop their marketing capabilities selectively according to their specific performance objectives.”

 

 

POLITIQUES PUBLIQUES

Public Policies / Politicas Publicas

 

Institutions and Social Entrepreneurship: the Role of Institutional Voids, Institutional Support, and Institutional Configurations

Ute Stephan, Lorraine M Uhlaner and Christopher Stride. Journal of International Business Studies, volume 46, issue 3, pages 308-331, April 2015.

http://www.palgrave-journals.com/
jibs/journal/v46/n3/full/jibs201438a.html

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “We develop the institutional configuration perspective to understand which national contexts facilitate social entrepreneurship (SE). We confirm joint effects on SE of formal regulatory (government activism), informal cognitive (postmaterialist cultural values), and informal normative (socially supportive cultural norms, or weak-tie social capital) institutions in a multilevel study of 106,484 individuals in 26 nations. We test opposing propositions from the institutional void and institutional support perspectives. Our results underscore the importance of resource support from both formal and informal institutions, and highlight motivational supply side influences on SE. They advocate greater consideration of institutional configurations in institutional theory and comparative entrepreneurship research.”

 

The Third Sector and Government in Australia: Not-for-Profit Reform under Labor, 2007–13

John Butcher. Australian Journal of Political Science, volume 50, issue 1, pages 148-163, January 2015.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/
abs/10.1080/10361146.2014.
994591#.VRFvpdKG8gA

Abstract excerpted from the URL cited above: “The emergence of ‘compacts’ between government and the ‘third’ or ‘not-for-profit’ sector is intimately linked to the comprehensive transformation of the welfare state. The first compacts in the United Kingdom in 1998 spawned similar policy instruments in other jurisdictions, including Australia. In 2006 the Labor opposition led by Kevin Rudd undertook to repair a ‘broken’ relationship between the federal government and the not-for-profit sector. The National Compact, launched in March 2010, was an initial step in a bumpy policy journey. Prime Minister Rudd was replaced in June 2010 by Julia Gillard, who portrayed the National Compact as the ‘foundation stone’ of a broader reform agenda. Although dogged by political instability, Gillard pursued ground-breaking reforms in the not-for-profit policy space. These reforms are now threatened with repeal by the Coalition government elected in 2013. This paper attempts to explain why Labor's reform agenda appears set to unravel.”

 

 

CONCEPTS ET DÉFINITIONS

Concepts and definitions / Conceptos y definiciones

 

 

La « propriété sociale » : un concept clé pour élaborer une théorie de l’ESS

Benjamin Chapas. Revue française de socio-économie, volume 2015/I, numéro 15, pages 135-152, premier semestre 2015.

http://www.cairn.info/revue-francaise-
de-socio-economie-2015-1-page-135.htm

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus:« Souvent discutée et prétexte à de très nombreux débats, la question de l’élaboration d’une « théorie de l’ESS » est plus que jamais importante pour assurer la reconnaissance et la légitimité de cette « autre économie ». Dans cette perspective, il apparaît utile de redécouvrir le concept de propriété sociale qui a été pensé à la fin du XIXe siècle pour promouvoir une société de semblables et justifier la mise à disposition de biens et de services collectifs aux non-propriétaires. Dans un contexte où l’action des acteurs issus de la société civile est devenue aussi importante en matière d’organisation de la solidarité et de la protection sociale que celle qui s’exerce par le biais du service public, nous montrons que ce concept permet de suggérer un nouveau critère de démarcation de l’ESS, qui s’est historiquement construite sur l’ambition de préserver l’imaginaire d’une république sociale et juste. »

 

Les entrepreneurs sociaux à l’assaut du monde associatif

Clément Gérome. Mouvements, volume 2015/I, numéro 81, pages 51-59, mars 2015.

http://www.cairn.info/resume.php?
ID_ARTICLE=MOUV_081_0051

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « Cet article entend fournir quelques éléments de compréhension au développement récent de l’entrepreneuriat social en France. L’auteur souhaite montrer que la mobilisation de la thématique de l’entrepreneuriat social par certains dirigeants associatifs vise à reformuler les discours et renouveler les pratiques au sein du monde associatif afin de rapprocher celui-ci des acteurs et des institutions de l’économie capitaliste, dans un contexte de concurrence accrue entre associations et de privatisation des financements publics. »

 

 

NUMÉROS SPÉCIAUX

Special Issues / Ediciones especiales

 

Penser l’économie solidaire : une perspective internationale

Numéro spécial de la Revue française de socio-économie, volume 2015/I, numéro 15, premier semestre 2015.

http://www.cairn.info/revue-francaise-de-socio-economie-2015-1.htm

 

Gestion des entreprises sociales et solidaires : les outils

Numéro spécial de la Revue française de gestion, volume 41, numéro 246, Février 2015.

http://rfg.revuesonline.com/resnum.jsp?editionId=1906&Submit2.x=20&Submit2.y=6

 

 

VARIA

 

Guide de l’innovation sociale 2015. Comprendre, caractériser et développer l’innovation sociale

CRESS PACA. Les cahiers de l’Observatoire Régional de l’Économie Sociale et Solidaire no. 2, avril 2015.

http://www.cresspaca.org/upload/documents/
guide-innovation-sociale--247.pdf

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus:« Fruit d'échanges avec des citoyens, des entreprises, des institutions et des chercheurs, ce guide a été conçu par et avec les acteurs et partenaires de l'économie sociale et solidaire, et réalisé par la Cress Paca en partenariat étroit avec le Laboratoire d'Économie et de Sociologie du Travail. Son objectif ? Se forger collectivement une opinion sur le degré d'innovation sociale d'un projet, chercher à améliorer son efficacité et sa durabilité, le démultiplier ou mieux le faire connaître, et pourquoi pas, inspirer de nouvelles initiatives ailleurs. Trois entrées sont privilégiées : Caractériser l'innovation sociale. Cinq dimensions sont distinctement à l'œuvre dans les initiatives socialement innovantes que nous avons explorées : la réponse aux besoins sociaux, le processus participatif, le lien au territoire, le modèle économique et l'appropriation collective de la valeur; Se situer dans l'innovation sociale. Concepteurs, développeurs et animateurs d'activités socialement innovantes, vous pouvez positionner le projet sur un radar partagé de l'innovation sociale. Outil de questionnement, de pilotage et de dialogue avec l'extérieur, il vous permet d'évaluer vos atouts en termes d'innovation sociale et vos axes de progrès; Repérer les acteurs de l'innovation sociale. Vous trouverez également dans ce guide, des premiers contacts pour découvrir des innovations sociales sur votre territoire, des pistes de financements dédiés à l'innovation sociale accessibles aux porteurs de projets en région, ainsi que des exemples inspirants et diverses ressources pour aller plus loin. »

 

Qualité de l'emploi associatif : enjeux et pistes d'action

Mouvement associatif, Chorum, Udes, le FONJEP. Avise, fiche pratique, mars 2015.

http://www.avise.org/ressources/qualite-de-
lemploi-associatif-enjeux-et-pistes-daction

Résumé ici de l’URL ci-dessus: « L'emploi associatif a connu une croissance très dynamique et devrait se développer fortement dans les années à venir. Mais le contexte actuel de crise fait peser des risques sur les conditions d'emplois des salariés associatifs. À travers cette publication, le Mouvement Associatif, en partenariat avec Chorum, le FONJEP et l'UDES, met en avant l'importance pour les associations et les partenaires sociaux de se saisir de cette question et propose des pistes d'actions pour développer des bonnes pratiques. »

 

 

ACTES DE COLLOQUES

Économie Sociale et Solidaire: Mutations et nouveaux défis humains

Actes de Colloque organisé par la Fondation Casip Cojasor, 1er décembre 2014, Paris, France.

http://www.socioeco.org/
bdf_colloque-9_fr.html

 

 

ACTIVITÉS DE RECHERCHE ET DE FORMATION

Research and formation activities / Actividades de investigación y formación

 

®     Co-operative Enterprise Law. Summer course taught in English and organized by the Ruralia Institute of the University of Helsinki through its Coop Network Studies Program. August 4th – 20th, 2015, in Helsinki, Finland. Deadline for submission: July 31st, 2015. (RECALL)

 

 

APPELS À CONTRIBUTIONS

Calls for contributions/ Convocatorias de artículos

 

®      Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation. Special issue of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, with an invitation to focus on the implications of OI for corporate, university, and social entrepreneurship. Deadline for submission: May 15th, 2015. (RECALL)

®      Intellectual Shamans, Wayfinders, Systems Thinkers and Social Movements: Building a Future Where All Can Thrive. Special issue of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship. Deadline for submission: June 1st, 2015. (RECALL)

®     Social Economy and Sustainability Transition. Call for papers for the Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics. Deadline for submission: August 31st, 2015. (RECALL)

®     Social Innovation: Insights from Institutional Theory. Special issue of Business & Society. Deadline for submission: September 1st, 2015.  (RECALL)

®      Organizing Alternatives to Capitalism. Special issue of M@n@gement. Deadline for submission: October 30th, 2015. (RECALL)

®     Advancing Sustainable Entrepreneurship through Substantive Research. Special issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research. Deadline for submission: December 1st, 2015.  (RECALL)

 

ÉVÉNEMENTS À VENIR

Events / Eventos

 

®     Innovations in Public and Social Policy and in Public Services Delivery - Policy and Management Perspectives on Reforming the Delivery of Public Services. Social Innovation Research Conference (SIRC). May 21st and 22nd, 2015. Shanghai, China. (RECALL)

®     Politique énergétique et développement durable : du bon usage des ressources énergétiques. Colloque présenté dans le cadre du 83e congrès de l’ACFAS, du 25 au 29 mai 2015. 25 mai 2015. Rimouski, Québec, Canada.

®     L’innovation sociale en contexte d’austérité. Colloque du Crises dans le cadre du 83ème congrès de l’ACFAS, du 25 au 29 mai 2015. 26 et 27 mai 2015. Rimouski, Québec, Canada. (RAPPEL)

®     La créativité de l'ESS est-elle soluble dans l'entrepreneuriat ? XVe Rencontres du RIUESS. 27 – 29 mai 2015. Reims, France. (RAPPEL)

®     Future of the Cooperative Model: Creativity, Innovation and Research. ICA Research Conference 2015. May 27th – 30th, 2015. Paris, France. (RECALL)

®     Leveraging Technology and Data to Promote Social Equity. 2015 Social Equity Leadership Conference. June 3rd – 5th, 2015. Nashville, TN, USA. (RECALL)

®     Nonprofits and the Social Economy: The Power of Ideas to Enact Change in our Communities. Annual ANSER-ARES Conference. June 3rd – 5th, 2015, Ottawa, Canada. (RECALL)

®     Les enjeux de l’économie sociale et solidaire à la lumière d’une approche régulationniste. Colloque international Recherche & Régulation 2015. 10 – 12 juin 2015. Paris, France. (RAPPEL)

®     The Challenges of Managing the Third Sector. 10th Workshop organized by the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management. June 11th and 12th, 2015. Edinburgh, UK. (RECALL)

®     Equality and Inclusion in Social Enterprises. 15th EURAM annual conference. June 17th – 20th, 2015. Warsaw, Poland. (RECALL)

®     Accountability, Sustainability, and Ethics in Public and Non-Profit Organizations. 15th EURAM annual conference. June 17th – 20th, 2015. Warsaw, Poland. (RECALL)

®     First Nonprofit HR Conference. Organized by the Social Economy Centre’s Nonprofit HR Network. June 18th and 19th, 2015. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (RECALL)

®     Building a Scientific Field to Foster the Social Enterprise Eco-System. 5th EMES Research Conference on Social Enterprise. June 30th – July 3rd, 2015. Helsinki, Finland. (RECALL)

®     Community Innovation & Social Enterprise. Conference organized by the Community Economic Development Institute of the Shannon School of Business. July 8th – 10th, 2015. Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. (RECALL)

®     Exploring Civil Society, Voluntary and Not-for-profit Organisations as a Crucible for Creative Alternative, Democratic Imaginaries. Sub-stream at the 9th International Conference in Critical Management Studies. July 8th – 10th. 2015, Leicester, UK. (RECALL)

®     Restructuring Governance: Emerging Solutions for Advancing the Public Interest. 2015 Midwest Public Affairs Conference. July 9th 11th, 2015. Milwaukee, WI, USA. (RECALL)

®     Capturing the Meaning of Nonprofitness. Conference on Nonprofit & Philanthropic Studies organized by the Nonprofit Academic Center Council (NACC). July 15th and 16th, 2015. Chicago, IL, USA. (RECALL)

®     The Social Economy in a Globalized World. 5th CIRIEC International research conference on Social Economy. July 15th – 18th, 2015. Lisbon, Portugal. (RECALL)

®     Inequality, Inclusion and Social Innovation. 10th Annual Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR). August 5th – 7th, 2015. San Juan – Ponce, Puerto Rico. (RECALL)

®     Exploring Frontiers of Civil Society, Social Capital and Social Enterprises. 9th ISTR Asia Pacific Regional Conference. August 27th and 28th, 2015. Tokyo, Japan. (RECALL)

®     XIII International Conference on Social Economy. The ICSE 2015 conference. August 27th and 28th, 2015. Paris, France. (RECALL)

®     L’économie sociale face à la crise. XXXVèmes Journées de l’AÉS (Association d’économie sociale). 10 et 11 septembre 2015. Paris, France. (RAPPEL)

®     Social Enterprise V2.0. Annual Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) Summit. September 16th – 18th, 2015. Denver, CO, USA. (RECALL)

®     International Summit of Cooperatives. Organized by the International Co-operative Alliance and Desjardins Group. October 11th – 13th, 2015. Quebec City, QC, Canada.

®     Social Currencies in Social and Solidarity Economies: Innovations in Development. 3rd International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies. October 27th – 30th, 2015. Bahia - Salvador, Brazil. (RECALL)

®     Cooperatives and the World of Work. ICA-ILO International Research Conference. November 10th and 11th, 2015. Antalya, Turkey. (RECALL)

®     The Dynamic Landscape of Nonprofit Organization & Voluntary Action:  Innovation, Inspiration, & Creativity across Boundaries. ARNOVA’s 44th Annual Conference. November 19th – 21st, 2015. Chicago, IL, USA. (RECALL)

®     Le développement humain des villes et des territoires. 7ème édition des Rencontres du Mont Blanc. 26 – 28 novembre 2015. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France.

 

 

 

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