Surabaya Zoo: a social enterprise on the cross road

Pratono, Aluisius Hery and Mario, Antonio Lopez and Ruswiati, Surya Saputra (2014) Surabaya Zoo: a social enterprise on the cross road. Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection, 4 (2). pp. 1-13. ISSN 2045-0621

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Subject area – This case extends existing social enterprise theory about how an organization balances its mixed goals: financial, social and conservation. Both growing demand and management transition bought about the challenging issue of sustainability. Study level/applicability – The authors have applied the case for undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Case overview – The central protagonist is Mr Samson, a local authority who has to make a decision on whether he should approve or reject the budget with aims to take over the Surabaya Zoo. This is about debate whether conservation social-enterprise should involve human intervention or follow the natural path. Expected learning outcomes – This case introduces some concepts and implementations about social enterprise and public policy. For the undergraduate program, the case is designed to introduce the concept of social enterprise and public policy. For the postgraduate program, the students are encouraged to enhance their analysis through conducting feasibility studies including financial sustainability and ethical analysis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public policy, Firm performance, Social enterprise, Conservation ethics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economic > Department of Economic
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2014 03:49
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2014 03:49

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