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Research on the Influence Factor and Practical Process of Venture Philanthropy  [PDF]
Pan Lin
Open Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/jss.2018.61013
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Venture philanthropy provides new supports to social services in the form of innovative projects, and has a step-by-step progress. The subject of a prefect venture philanthropy includes donors, recipients, beneficiaries and independent qualified Third-Party Assessment Entities. The venture philanthropy has an interactive process, which consists of the following four steps: project collection and training, field visits and project optimization, project review and publicity, and signature of the protocol. Venture philanthropy can promote the concept that governments can buy public service from other organizations, and advance win-win cooperation between the government and the social organizations. The government supports the benign development of public organizations and guides the practice of public venture capital in order to serve the masses, forming a multi body participation in social governance innovation pattern. This paper have studied the venture philanthropy practice, analyzed the influencing factors of the venture philanthropy, and summarized the relationship between the venture philanthropy process and the subjects on the basic of the field investigation of China’s venture philanthropy.
The Idiosyncrasy of Israeli Philanthropy-Government Interaction
Uzi Sasson
Open Access Library Journal (OALib Journal) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1101357
Abstract: The purpose of the study is to evaluate two different systems, in the relations between the government and philanthropy. While the one is controlling in regulation, the other is establishing a committee that will standardize philanthropy activities in Israel. I use the Israeli government actions vs. philanthropic activities as a case study to demonstrate my assumptions and conclusions. As far as the government-philanthropy relationship is concerned, Israel is a unique case. In this paper, I will expand on the ramifications of the political system and explain how it influences the government and philanthropy relationship. I will explain the political system in Israel. I will define and describe the military elite and its power in the government and in the civil society. I will then sort out the efforts of the government to preserve its power against the opposition, and further explain the implications on the operation of the foundations in Israel. In summary, I will suggest a possible platform for foundations to actively and positively invest their resources under the current political landscape.
Elite Rivalry: Government and Philanthropy in Israel
Uzi Sasson
Open Access Library Journal (OALib Journal) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1101356
Abstract: Philanthropies and governments are two separate entities that distribute resources. Each sector uses a different set of criteria in deciding what to promote. Philanthropy is usually aimed toward doing good deeds, such as fighting poverty, helping the underprivileged, and other local or global problems. The government is a system that prioritizes the allocation of public resources. However, when it comes to private endeavors, governments would force private people to make donations or decide in which direction to channel these resources. Nevertheless, philanthropic charity in Israel is a phenomenon that raises issues of power and control between philanthropies and the government regarding the motives for giving and the goals of the enterprises supported. Hence, it is interesting to question the effects of the donations, the motivations for giving, and the influence it has on the Israeli society.
Assessing the Impact of Knowledge of Government Business Support Services on Propensity of New Graduates to Venture into Business
Mohd Nor Hakimin Yusoff,WM. Nazdrol Bin WM. Nasir,Fakhrul Anwar Bin Zainol
International Journal of Business and Management , 2012, DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v7n16p106
Abstract: As part of its SME development agenda in the country, the Malaysian government promotes entrepreneurship as a career among university students by offering educational programs at local universities in form of core subjects or part of the curriculum. Nevertheless, the impact of this strategy has not been satisfactory as these programs have not been able to encourage young graduates to venture into entrepreneurial activities. Young entrepreneurs often lack the capital for starting a business or face technical problems in executing and developing a business idea. To help young entrepreneurs overcome these obstacles, government business support services (GBSS) has been set up to provide them every possible help to start their own business. This paper examines if knowledge of GBSS is a positive factor that can assure young graduates of receiving the requisite support and encourage them to set up their own business. Using a quantitative technique, this study measures the impact of awareness of GBSS, product knowledge and procedural knowledge of acquiring the services among potential graduates on their intention to pursue a business opportunity. Data analyses were conducted via two principal stages using SPSS 19.0 and Smart PLS 2.0. This study found that while awareness of the GBSS and knowledge about the procedure of acquiring a service affect the readiness of potential entrepreneurs to venture into their own business, interestingly, product knowledge about the service offered did not have a significant impact at all.
On Standardizing Philanthropy
Uzi Sasson
Open Access Library Journal (OALib Journal) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1101358
Abstract: Philanthropies and governments traditionally share power relations. While governments exercise their power to rule by regulations, philanthropies, on the other hand, perceive government involvement, through regulation, as a way to reduce their power. In order to bridge these two forces that don’t necessarily share similar interests, a third party is needed. This external agency should set guiding standards for philanthropies to follow as well as for the cooperation between the government and the philanthropists. This paper is an attempt to understand in depth the knowledge base of this relationship, and the standards that should be determined.
Determinants of Corporate Philanthropy in Pakistan
Muhammad Abdul Majid Makki,Dr. Suleman Aziz Lodhi
Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences , 2008,
Abstract: The importance of corporate philanthropy and its related philosophy of corporate social responsibility have captured the attention of researchers and humanitarian groups in WTO era. Corporate donations have been considered as a critical tool to improve corporate image in a highly competitive environment. This paper explores the determinants of corporate donations based on LSE-25 index companies over the five year period 2002-06. Multiple regression techniques have been used for gauging the determinants of corporate philanthropy after collecting data from audited financial reports of companies. The study is a pioneering attempt in measuring the determinants of philanthropy in corporate sector of Pakistan.
From Philanthropy to Partnerships
—Testing a Theoretical Framework of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy Alignment
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Jos Rath, Theo Schuyt
Journal of Service Science and Management (JSSM) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/jssm.2015.83044
Abstract: Entrepreneurial philanthropy gives the impression of being a paradox because personal gains and societal benefits are generally seen as opposing forces, which particularly will become clear when philanthropreneurs emerge in the non-profit sector. It is suggested this charitable giving with venture bent might affect an alignment of both worlds. What will happen: a culture clash or a smooth transition? On what issues a partnership is easy to reach, and what are causes for concern? To answer these questions, a literature study has been carried out to construct a preliminary “theoretical framework of entrepreneurial philanthropy alignment”. In this paper a framework has been tested among seven Dutch senior executives of non-profit organisations and five philanthropreneurs. A series of semi-structured interviews were held to explore the variables that could determine the degree of their alignment. These variables were grouped in three domains: 1) Leadership, the linking path; 2) Strategy, the guiding path; and 3) Culture, the driving path. The outcome gave insights to modify and upgrade the theoretical framework, and provided support to study alignment maturity more extensively in a subsequent survey.
DEFINING PHILANTHROPY: A PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS
S. JEPASINGH,SUBASHINI R. GANDHI
Golden Research Thoughts , 2013, DOI: 10.9780/22315063
Abstract: Religion has a variable impact on an individual's philanthropy. Religion is the area of giving that is central to the philanthropy of most people, but it does not dominate the giving of the rich, who favour medical and education cantered opportunities for giving. Religion weaves stories of generosity, of valuing people over things, of recognizing neighbours in strangers, and in conceptualizing ways in which individuals can move beyond solipsism into community. Religion plays an essential and yet enigmatic role in the philanthropic process.
Analysis and Domestic Case Study of Venture Capital  [PDF]
An’na Li
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2017, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2017.74033
Abstract: This paper introduces the definition of venture capital and its development characteristics in China at present, then analyzes its promoting functions on domestic high-tech enterprise. From the perspective of both theoretical and practical, we analyze about government’s influence upon venture capital, and discuss the ways in which the government fully plays its role guiding the development of VC. According to the discussion above, effective policy suggestions are given at the end of this paper.
Corporate Philanthropy in Top Romanian Companies  [PDF]
Ana-Maria PETRACHE
Economia : Seria Management , 2011,
Abstract: This paper aims to provide an insight on the CSR activities developed by top Romanian companies and to analyze whether some economic indexes as number of employees and turnover have a considerable impact on the decision of companies to involve in social responsible activities. The approach is based on a cross-analysis of the statistical weight of donations for eight top company donors in 2007 in Romania. By reviewing the results of the research, the author considers the opportunity to develop a case for CSR, even in its basic form: philanthropy, as a premise for long run social performance.
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