||Recent years, Social Enterprise is prospering and attract more and more attention of society. This research aims at exploring the relationship between different stakeholders in social enterprise and brings up the idea “alienation”, means the contrast attitudes towards social value provided by the social enterprise, in order to clarify the concept of social enterprise in Taiwanese society.|
This research is based on the narrative inquiry to interview and analyze, as a case study demonstrating three important events in social enterprise A: Apps design and data searching, Empowerment Employment Program in Hsinchu, and strategic pivot. Through different story expounded by employees and employers, shedding the light on the detail of “alienation”. There are three main tasks in social enterprise A: Helping physically impaired peoples and information delivering, Providing jobs to physically impaired peoples and fair salary, and working skills cultivation. Reacher described these three tasks in different chapters, analyzes and explains different ideology between employees and employers. In the end, researcher attributes this “alienation” to the problem of inner communication and the blurred concept of social enterprise in our society, and come up with two conclusions:
1.Social enterprise in Taiwan is usually regarded as a non-profit organization, in this case, the profit earning aspect is ignored and seldom be recognized.
2.The concept “Polarized entrepreneurship discourse”, demonstrates that there is both dark and bright side in social enterprise, creating social value and profit chasing are both important. This is the whole picture about social enterprise that we should know.