Universities & Institutions
- Université de Neuchâtel
Areas of Interest
- Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)
- Social innovation
- Business model
- Sustainable business model
- For-Profit Social Enterprise
- Hybrid Organizations
- Certified B Corporations (B Corps)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Social Purpose Organizations (SPOs)
Sabrina is doing her Doctorate at the Université de Neuchâtel.
Her research aims to analyze the role of Hybrid Organizations as agents of Social Innovation from the evidence of Certified B Corporations in Colombia and Latin America.
Regarding that, Hybrid Organizations and for-profit enterprises are firms oriented towards the solution of existing complex social problems in society; her research integrates the theoretical frameworks of social innovation in business and business model literature in order to analyze B Corps involvement in the local contexts of emerging economies in Latin America. Her research is developed by the means of a qualitative approach, particularly following a multiple case study methodology, supported by grounded theory and content analysis.
Her research provide further contributions in Sociology, Business, and Management in order to give an answer answers to the next questions:
How hybrid organizations in an emerging economy contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals by the means of social innovations?
What is the role of agency and structure in the solution of complex social problems in the light of hybrid organizations in an emerging economy?
What are the prominent factors (organizational and managerial) that characterizes hybrid organizations in an emerging economy?