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Silvia Dorado


  • Academic Area: Management—Specializations: Business in Society, Entrepreneurship, Organization Theory

Professor Dorado conducts research on topics connected with the development and management of social enterprises and other organizations engaged in the alleviation of “wicked” social problems such as lack of access to financial services and structural unemployment.  Professor Dorado has published in the top journals in her field and her work has been widely cited. Currently she is pursuing diverse research projects exploring, among other topics, the management challenges of balancing private gain and social value goals, top management succession challenges in social enterprises, and collaboration among competing social enterprises.

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