УДК 316.334.23; 334.021.1
DOI: 10.22412/1993-7768-11-2-10


Valentina R. Bugrova, Cand. Sci. (Philosophy), Associate Prof.,,
Aleksandra I. Makarova, Cand. Sci. (Philology),,
Elena V. Maksimova,,
Lolita G. Lykasova,

Russian State University of Tourism and Service, Moscow, Russian Federation

Abstract: this article discusses the formation and development of social entrepreneurship. Statistics are able to trace the dynamics of social entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship entities capabilities criteria to participate in the life of society. Traditionally, social entrepreneurship leaves historically rooted in charity. Well-founded phenomena of society indicate that the development of social business is not a random phenomenon, and positive dynamics of businesses focused on expansion entrepreneurship for active participation in the social sphere. Functions and mechanisms of social entrepreneurship contribute to the creation of new innovative products, reduce barriers and provide accessibility environment. Based on studies of foreign and Russian experience of social entrepreneurship be justified scientifically practical aspects in order to improve the social and economic spheres of society. This experience may be useful for the improvement of the Russian socio-economic system. In recent decades, gained practice in the development of social entrepreneurship in different countries varied and select one as the only best sample is impossible. Moreover, in these cultural and historical characteristics attributable to States you can only guess what direction will develop a social business in Russia. Nevertheless, clearly defined trend-social enterprise has all the prerequisites to ensure decent standards of living for all subjects of the Russian society. The current demand for social modernization (creation of new models and services) promotes the development of healthy competition in the social sphere. However, at a public level required-State support for business, a social entrepreneurship and control.

Keywords: social entrepreneurship, innovation, scientific and technological development, innovation projects, sustainable development, globalization, social and economic system of society


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Received on February 7th, 2017