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The objectives of this article are 1) to compare differences
between social enterprise and others by using Balanced Scorecard 2)
to present the competitive advantages and disadvantages of social
enterprise and 3) to recommend social enterprise to apply GAP model
with the business. The aims and objectives of running social enterprise
can cause social enterprise dissimilar from others types of businesses
in many ways such as learning and growth perspective, internal
perspective, customers perspective and also financial perspective. This
can lead the firm gaining the competitive advantages and disadvantages.
Furthermore, the competitive advantages and disadvantages of social
enterprise can be influenced by both internal and external environment.
These include 1) competitive advantages derived from social participation,
2) competitive advantages derived from business processes, and 3)
competitive advantages derived from government support. Committing
both internal and external environment is very significant for social
enterprise. In order to do this, applying the GAP model into the business
can be a tool to success. In addition it can also display 7 errors or gaps
of function in each process. This can definitely assist the people who
are interested in conducting social enterprise and use them as guidelines
for the next developing competitive advantages and social enterprise.
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