Article using the case of an award-winning sport for development (SFD) charity that expanded their operations from India to London to illustrate the pejorative implications resulting from failing to create a theory of change. A discussion of the results, implications, and recommendations for establishing and implementing a theory of change are provided.
Hills, Stephen; Walker, Matthew & Dixon, Marlene
This article draws on case analysis to present two frameworks for evaluating two types of business models, and, through open coding and axial coding on eight Chinese cases, identifies the main components for the evaluation frameworks and critical factors within each component. Using the coding results as a lens, the article applies a cross-case comparative data analysis to establish the multi-level evaluation systems and provides suggestions for entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to better their business model design in China’s rural markets.
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This article studies to what extent a theater serves as a focal point for community development, and whether that sense of community leads to more loyal patrons who are more likely to attends hows and donate to the theater.