Social Creativity And Social Entrepreneurship

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Creativity is a fundamental characteristic of entrepreneurs. The link between business teaching, creativity and entrepreneurs has been widely studied on the last years both from the academics and business perspective. However, there is a gap in the research of the link between social entrepreneurship and creativity, specifically in teaching creativity to entrepreneurs. Therefore my research aims to determine the influence of creativity in the development of social entrepreneurs.
The overall purpose of this literature review is to establish the current state of the research of social entrepreneurship and its relationship with the teaching of creativity among social entrepreneurs to understand how social entrepreneurs are influenced by creativity.
While my research question focuses on understanding the influence of creativity in their development, the literature review will focus on the following questions: the current definition of social entrepreneurship, the increasing importance of social entrepreneurs, the current conceptualization of creativity in social entrepreneurship, the role that creativity plays in the development of social entrepreneurship, the approaches to creativity education that currently exist or haven been studied in social
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However, The Opportunity Creation Process (Figure 2) addresses the concept with a different approach. Instead of using the Alertness to Opportunity to create social value, this model represents the assessing not only for the evaluation of social needs, but also for the evaluation of the social assets available to create social value. Focusing both in what is available and what is missing can result in more valuable ideas (Guclu et al., 2002). The model establishes that social entrepreneurs are driven as well by the change that surrounds them to create social

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