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Effects of an employment enhancement programme on participant NEETs
The research examined the effects on participants of an employment enhancement programme (EEP), which was delivered by a work-integration social enterprise in an area of high unemployment in theExpand
Social enterprise: Accountability and evaluation around the world
Part I: Overview 1. Evaluating Social Enterprise: An International Perspective (Simon Denny and Fred Seddon) Part II: Defining Social Enterprise: A Theoretical Perspective 2. Social Enterprise orExpand
Social enterprise: evaluation of an enterprise skills programme
Purpose – Evaluation of employment skills programmes (ESP) delivered by work integration social enterprises (WISEs) for the benefit of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) isExpand
Programme recruitment and evaluation: the effect of an employability enhancement programme on the general self-efficacy levels of unemployed graduates
This paper reports research that engaged in the evaluation of an intervention programme designed to enhance the employability of a group of unemployed graduates. The evaluation adopted aExpand
The role of institutional partnerships, external funding and empathy in the development of negative leadership behaviour
The role of leadership in the success and failure of organisations is a well-researched area. However, much of this research takes a very individualistic view of leadership and does not explore theExpand
Intermediary Perceptions of Investment Readiness in the UK Social Investment Market
The ‘social investment market’ in the United Kingdom is a growth area due to the governments’ focus upon building up the supply-side element of the market over the last decade, often through theExpand
Reintegrating socially excluded individuals through a social enterprise intervention
This research project reveals participant perceptions of an employment enhancement programme, run by a social enterprise and designed to reintegrate socially excluded individuals into society. TheExpand
Social Value as a Mechanism for Linking Public Administrators with Society: Identifying the Meaning, Forms and Process of Social Value Creation
ABSTRACT Despite public/private/third sector organisations creating and demonstrating the social value of their interventions, they face challenges in understanding and executing the process ofExpand
Investigating the Outcome Performance of Work-Integration Social Enterprises (Wises): Do WISEs offer ‘added value’ to NEETs?
Abstract This study takes a comparative approach to study the ‘outcome’ performance of a work-integration social enterprise (WISE) and a ‘for-profit’ work-integration organization that both providedExpand
Motivational Preparation College - Interim Report