The Transformation of NPO into Social Enterprise

  • Chang-Lin Yang
  • Wen-Yao Han


In recent years, social enterprises have gradually attention. In Taiwan, many universities, private institutions, and government agencies are hoping to push through social enterprise, not only at the same time to solve social problems and economic problems, but also hopes to create social value. Entrepreneurship from NPO transition to social enterprises, mainly assisted individuals, disadvantaged groups or communities to address social issues related to the process of the establishment of social enterprises. This study focuses on entrepreneurship and business model, characteristic and entrepreneurial spirit and social impact? This study found that the social enterprises from NPO are dealing with the social issues of other people, the source of the fund has less require of earning and repayment, the resources are more, the care focuses could be just recipients, and denies the profit distribution to the shareholder.

How to Cite
YANG, Chang-Lin; HAN, Wen-Yao. The Transformation of NPO into Social Enterprise. GSTF Journal on Business Review (GBR), [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, jan. 2018. ISSN 2251-2888. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 june 2019.