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Specifika sociální firmy a podpora sociálního podnikání v Jihomoravském kraji
Jahůdková, Pavlína
The main topic of this bachelor thesis is social business, which is based on the economic, social and environmental principle. The first part of the thesis covers key concepts of social economy and other important aspects of social business such as disadvantaged groups in the labour market and legislative environment. Thesis, based on literature and practical experience of founders of social firms from South-Moravian region, deals with functioning of social enterprise and support it gets. Term social firm is understood as a combination of business activity and a possibility of socialization of economically or socially disadvantaged groups. Thesis aims to broaden the knowledge about social business and through conducted interviews offers a deeper insight into the functioning of social enterprises located in the South-Moravian region.
Financial planning for social enterprise establishment and management
Rumlová, Lucie ; Vrzáček, Petr (advisor) ; Francová, Petra (referee)
This thesis is devoted to financial planning related to the establishment and management of a social undertaking during its lifecycle. It follows from the research focused on the issue of social undertakings in business in general. It describes various fields of social business activities and the best practices in financial planning and management recommended in literature. Along with this, it identifies the current situation in financial planning and management at social undertakings in the territory of the Czech Republic. In addition to the monitoring of the current situation, this paper deals with the results of the evaluation whether the undertakings which adhere to the recommended business administration methods of planning and management achieve better results. The aim of this work is to find and specify the differences between successful and unsuccessful undertakings on the basis of the defined best practices and their financial management and planning and to find a "manual" on how a social undertaking should plan and manage in order to achieve optimum results. Keywords Social economy, social business, strategic and tactical management, financial management, financial planning, costs, revenues, profit, breakeven point
Employee education and development in social enterprises
Skálová, Veronika ; Legnerová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Moree, Dana (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the topic of development and education of Czech social enterprise employees and examines how these services are provided. The research set was made of enterprises listed in the Social Entrepreneurship Directory, which declare their social mission. In the form of a questionnaire survey, it was investigated how the educational process in the enterprise proceeds from the planning, design to implementation and subsequent evaluation of educational activities. The research results show that social enterprises educate their employees, but in most enterprises it is a relatively unsystematic process, with reserves mainly on the theoretical and methodological side, which is mainly hampered by lack of funds and lack of time space. However, in the jungle of social entrepreneurship, there are clear exceptions that, despite all the obstacles, provide their staff with quality education services and care for their development. Keywords social economy, social enterprise, social innovation, development, education, lifelong learning, human resources development, education cycle
Social Entrepreneurship and its Development in the South Bohemian Region
This bachelor thesis deals with social entrepreneurship and its aim is to map the state of existing social enterprises in the South Bohemian region and to find out whether they meet the conditions set out in the Factual Intention of the Social Entrepreneurship Act. The partial goal of the thesis is to open a dialogue on the legislative regulation of social enterprises. A qualitative research strategy, a questioning method and a semi-structured interview technique were conducted to meet the objectives. The research sample was determined by purposeful sampling and further obtained by the snowball method. Seven social enterprises operating in the South Bohemian Region participated in the research. The thesis consists of theoretical and practical part. The theoretical part of the thesis introduces social entrepreneurship as such and incorporates it into the context of social economy for proper understanding. In the practical part of the thesis there are presented grant projects in the South Bohemian Region supported by the European Social Fund from the call for Support of Social Entrepreneurship and described individual social enterprises involved in the research. Furthermore, the answers of informants to individual questions from interviews are analyzed and compared. The last part evaluates the fulfillment of the goals of the thesis and answers the research questions concerning the fulfillment of conditions and the opinion of the managers of social enterprises in the South Bohemian Region on the Factual Intention of the Social Entrepreneurship Act. The contribution of the work is seen in finding the answer to the need for legislative anchoring of social entrepreneurship from the perspective of managers of social enterprises in the South Bohemian Region. The thesis also provides feedback to the enterprises concerned whether they fulfill the conditions of the Factual Intention of the Social Business Act. The general public will then get a comprehensive overview of social entrepreneurship and social enterprises, whether in general or in the South Bohemian Region.
Social enterprise and current trends.
The aim of the bachelor's thesis is to introduce the basic terms and concepts of social economics and social entrepreneurship. Nowadays, the social entrepreneurship is a very actual topic. One of the main reasons, why it is given that much attention, is its potential to solve several problems of today. It is especially the social integration by employing on the labour market disadvantaged people, it can also help to lower the unemployment rate and thus amount of people dependent on the state support. Another aim of the thesis is to provide an overview of the legal regulation of social entrepreneurship based on the draft of material intention of The Social Entrepreneurship Act. Afterwards, based on the interview, I described the operation of the chosen company from its start until the current functioning. Also we were dealing with the question of the social entrepreneurship barriers. I chose a successful social company acting in Prague Hračkotéka s.r.o. The company employs handicapped people and provides training workplaces helping the handicapped people to find a stable job after successful finishing the training programme. The last aim of the thesis was to map the social companies. I'm focusing on the contemporary ones, I'm finding out their legal form for functioning, in which fields they run their business and when they were founded. The contribution of the thesis lays in providing the overview of the social companies, their most common legal forms and area of their business. The thesis can serve as a base for the studies of the topic and also as an inspiration for the social entrepreneurs.
Social entrepreneurship in the South Bohemian and Pilsen regions - the current development and the basis of further development
This diploma thesis deals with the topic of social business in the South Bohemian and Pilsen Region, its development and possibilities for further development. The aim of the thesis is to evaluate the state of social business in both regions and to recommend possible steps that would lead to a greater development of social business in the Czech Republic. The theoretical part deals with the history of the social economy and its subjects. Attention is also devoted to social entrepreneurship, its development and the principles that social enterprises must follow. Further, there is described the development of social entrepreneurship in the Czech Republic, legislation and support possibilities for social enterprises. In this section, there are also examples of countries where social enterprises is working successfully. These are Great Britain, Italy and Poland. The practical part deals with the evaluation of the questionnaire survey, which took place among managers of social enterprises in both regions. Questions in the questionnaire were very broad. There were questions about the size of the enterprises , the cooperation, the problems that enterprises face or the benefits of doing business for the company. Based on the results of this survey, research questions were answered. Further, recommendations are described in this part, which could help to further develop social entrepreneurship in the Czech Republic. This is rather a nationwide recommendation. In this case, the empirical investigation is rather supplementary.
The Meaning of a Social Organization for its Participants
This bachelor´s thesis deals with issues in terms of perception of the contribution of a particular social business by its users, who the business was primarily established for. The aim of the work is to find out, how concretely the active participation of the selected group of users influenced their further opportunities in their lives after they finished working in such a model of a social business. Another aim is to answer the question: is it possible to define possible differences in their expectations and actual contribution of social business "Cukrárna 7" in Strakonice? First part of the work deals with theoretical questions in the area of social enterprise and social businesses in the Czech Republic and abroad. The content is a brief explanation of the terms related to the theme of the work and a description of the current situation of social enterprise with a sight into the history of the establishment of this kind of business. In the practical part, there is the research itself. The selective group consisted of 8 direct participants employed in a particular social business. For the research, qualitative research strategy was used. The data were collected by way of inquiry in the form of semi-structured interview with more than 20 questions prepared in advance. The order of the questions could change according to the course of the interview and other specifying questions could be added. The selective group are the employees of social business "Cukrárna 7" in Strakonice and the work positions were created specially for them. i used purposive (or convenience) selection. The results of the research are processed into well-organised tables, which are supplemented with my own comments. The research question was: What are the differences in the expectations and task of this form of social help from the point of view of its users? Is it possible to identify the differences in the expectations and task of this form of social help from the point of view of its users? If so, what differences? The work could contribute to a possible further development or support of this kind of social help by handing on up-to-date information about functioning and usefulness of the model of social business to professionals as well as persons interested in this kind of help connected with enterprise. This work could also be used as a feedback for the providers of services and treatment programmes for persons, whom this kind of social help is primarily meant for, in this case for persons who were addicted to addictive substances.
Position of social enterpreneurship in european regions
Bruštíková, Anežka
The main goal of my Diploma thesis is to describe current position of social enterprises in chosen European regions on the basis of questionnaire survey and statistical data. The respondents who were asked for answers are representatives of organisations providing support services for social enterprises. They are experts in the field and could answer on the basis of their long-time experience. The first, theoretical part of the thesis consists of definition and explanations of basic terms needed for understanding the concept of social economy and social enterprises. In this part traditional approaches, history, development and legal backgrounds are described. The second, practical part describes the main questions of research, describe respondents´ answers and on the basis of it the results are compared and evaluated. At the end of the thesis final summary is written and recommendations are suggested.
The controversial nature of a social enterprise as a commercialized organization of the civil sector
Hořínková, Monika ; Frič, Pavol (advisor) ; Witz, Petr (referee)
The topic of this diploma thesis is the commercialization of civic organizations, which we understand as the process in which they take over some procedures, methods and strategies of the commercial sector in order to generate some profit. As the highest level of commercialization, this work considers the transformation of civil organization into a so called social enterprise.At the next potential level, this civic organization would become a pure market enterprise acting as socially responsible. Thus, a social enterprise is defined as a civic organization, for which profiting is just as important as an increase in public benefit by fulfilling of its own altruistic mission. However, it is said that this social mission may be threatened by the economic one. Whereas the social enterprise combines those two opposing attributes in the form of a social and economic mission, it is considered to be controversial. That's why the aim of this diploma thesis is to determine the importance of a transformation of civic organization into the social enterprise for its life and how this transformation affects its functioning and its essence. The diploma theses is based primarily on the theory of civil society, the civil sector, the social economy and the theory of social enterprise. It is a case study, which...

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