Social entrepreneurship effect on educational activity: the research in Turkey universities

Erturgut R., Soyşekerci S.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.3954-3958 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.178
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.3954-3958
  • Keywords: Supply-chain management, logistics management, strategic organization, outsourcing, Contractor Company
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


It is claimed that universities constituting the most functional dimension of the individualized education nowadays has failed to perform its task about educating social individuals at the intended level. One of its reasons is that the difference the social entrepreneurship may bring to the school success level cannot be measured or predicted mostly. In that case, whether the attitudes of the social activist groups consisted of volunteer individuals, social entrepreneurship efforts and students' school life contributes to educational success arouses curiosity. The objective of this study was to study and examine the tendency of social entrepreneurship arising differently in universities and its effects on the educational activities diversely. Field work concerning this subject was performed on 104 students from five universities in different cities of Turkey. The results of the study gave noteworthy information about the formations of social entrepreneurship groups in universities and they revealed the probable effects of conducted entrepreneurial activities to educational processes. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu