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 AJIBM  Vol.8 No.4 , April 2018
The Art of Capturing Opportunities —Screening Arab Social Entrepreneurs
Abstract: This paper investigates how opportunities are captured by those that bring in unique contributions to their communities. More than fifty Arab initiatives were studied to see how they started by social change entrepreneurs through capturing opportunities that came due to community needs, gaps, challenges, crisis. The study shows that even hidden opportunities can be exploited through utilising the alertness psychology of the entrepreneurs along with problem solving techniques and optimising their social capital that each opportunity brings. The originality of this work is that it shows that capturing opportunities can occur when people are more driven by values, or vision, or self-purposefulness. It is very important to all Social Change Agents and especially in developing countries/regions as the Arab World. The limitation to data screened in this study doesn’t undermine the possibility for generalising it further in different areas in the world as it carries a great development potential for our socio-economies and even to the world abundance thinking.
Cite this paper: Buheji, M. (2018) The Art of Capturing Opportunities —Screening Arab Social Entrepreneurs. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 8, 803-819. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2018.84055.
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