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Gerasimos Balis

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Gerasimos Balis


Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4WA

United Kingdom


Research overview

  • Social entrepreneurship- How small business and entrepreneurs operate in the digital economy
  • A design-led research on new methods of business support for enterprises and organizations engaged in social value creation, regardless of their for-profit or nonprofit status.
  • The social aspects of entrepreneurship –networking and social capital


Research aims to contribute towards establishing social enterprise as a norm, and social impact as part of how we live and work. Research on new methods and models for transformational change, drawing from design to deal with the inherent complexity of a field that is positioned between business, government and the civil society. 

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