What is it about?
In the 1820s, Scottish immigrant Frances Wright launched and led an organization that fits today's definitions of social enterprise.
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Why is it important?
The concept of one business model generating more than one type of value is an old one, and this historic case gives uniquely powerful insights into social enterprise performance.
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This page is a summary of: Social enterprise in Antebellum America: the case of Nashoba (1824-1829), Journal of Management History, January 2018, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/jmh-06-2017-0032.
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