With the economic growth of global capitalism, social and environmental issues, such as wealth gap and ecological risk, are gradually spreading. Hence, social enterprise, a combination of non-profit organizations and profit organizations, is gradually developed in Taiwan. In order to reach the operation mode of social values and business performance, a social enterprise emphasizes commercial methods to solve social problems and answer the needs to develop unique business models for sustainable development. This study divides social organizations into two types, Social Enterprise and Non-Profit Organization and uses analysis of secondary data to understand the social enterprise development overview in Taiwan. Then this study explores the development facets of the business models by literature reviews. Furthermore, this study analyzes, compares, and inducts the differences of business models between two kinds of social enterprise. Finally, this study builds the basic framework of business model needed by the sustainable development of social enterprises and also provides practical management methods for Taiwan’s social enterprises.
Through literature review, this study finds that social enterprises should have a good business profit models so that the organization can operate smoothly when they implement social missions. The conclusion is described as follows.
Key words：Social Enterprise, Business Model Innovation, Non-Profit Organization
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