This Case is aboutÂ POLICY, REGULATION, SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
PUBLICATION DATE: June 04, 2015 PRODUCT #: CMR592-HCB-ENG
Previous research emphasizes tensions that social hybrid face by spanning groups. This informative article investigates the development of laws to support a brand new group for social hybrids, focusing on Benefit Corporation laws in the United States.
It presents quantitative analysis of state-level variables which make a state appropriate for a social hybrid classification (attractiveness for profit business and nonprofits, present social hybrid organizations, Â intensity of legislation, and political leaning) followed by the arguments marshaled for the development of the Benefit Corporation legal form. These findings indicate a variety of practical consequences and raise significant insights for research on social hybrids.