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Market orientation, market disruptiveness capability and social enterprise performance: an empirical study from the United Kingdom

Bhattarai, Charan and Kwong, Caleb CY and Tasavori, Misagh (2019) 'Market orientation, market disruptiveness capability and social enterprise performance: an empirical study from the United Kingdom.' Journal of Business Research, 96. 47 - 60. ISSN 0148-2963

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Abstract

This study investigates whether and how the pursuit of certain commercial business practices such as market orientation and market disruptiveness capability improves both the economic performance and social performance of social enterprises. Based on the empirical data collected from 164 UK social enterprises, our results show that market orientation improves social performance and economic performance simultaneously, whereas market disruptiveness capability improves only the economic performance, not the social performance, of social enterprises. However, we found that a positive interaction effect of market disruptiveness capability and market orientation on social performance, while its effect is negative on economic performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Market disruptiveness capability, innovation, market orientation, social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Management Science and Entrepreneurship Group
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2018 09:33
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2018 11:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23323

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