Sustainability is becoming a mantra in the 21st century and entrepreneurs are called to consider it as an essential condition in their decision-making process. The chapter analyzes a new model of entrepreneurship-Humane Entrepreneurship – linking the two dimensions of sustainability and care for human resources with the classic dimension of Entrepreneurial Orientation1. The aim of the chapter is to define the Humane Entrepreneurship (Hum Ent) theoretical framework highlighting the possible relationships with its antecedents and its consequents. The chapter also discuss a new construct, named Humane Entrepreneurial Orientation (HEO), that is an expanded strategic posture which gathers Entrepreneurial Orientation, Sustainability Orientation and Human Resource Orientation. In term of practical implications, the Hum Ent framework allows more extensive analysis of the business model adopted by companies, including the dimensions of sustainability and care for human resources as elements of strategic posture

Humane Entrepreneurship. A Framework Supporting Sustainable Strategic Postures for the 21st Century

Botti A;Monda A.
2021-01-01

Abstract

Sustainability is becoming a mantra in the 21st century and entrepreneurs are called to consider it as an essential condition in their decision-making process. The chapter analyzes a new model of entrepreneurship-Humane Entrepreneurship – linking the two dimensions of sustainability and care for human resources with the classic dimension of Entrepreneurial Orientation1. The aim of the chapter is to define the Humane Entrepreneurship (Hum Ent) theoretical framework highlighting the possible relationships with its antecedents and its consequents. The chapter also discuss a new construct, named Humane Entrepreneurial Orientation (HEO), that is an expanded strategic posture which gathers Entrepreneurial Orientation, Sustainability Orientation and Human Resource Orientation. In term of practical implications, the Hum Ent framework allows more extensive analysis of the business model adopted by companies, including the dimensions of sustainability and care for human resources as elements of strategic posture
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