Matching Items (16)

134367-Thumbnail Image.png

Study Break

Description

This creative project aimed to combine knowledge, qualifications, and experience in networking and marketing to host a live music event. As a social media industry employee, an avid concertgoer, and

This creative project aimed to combine knowledge, qualifications, and experience in networking and marketing to host a live music event. As a social media industry employee, an avid concertgoer, and a digital marketer, I felt sufficiently able to complete this task. The process included working within the Barrett budget to secure a venue and acts with the option of paid marketing for the event. Once I secured The Graduate Hotel and three acts— bands Study Habit and Moose Titans and DJ/emcee Malcolm Alexndr—it was time to publicize the event. I found a photographer and organized a photo shoot then created social media profiles and a website with these photos. In total, the attendance was roughly 100 people, and the night was a smash success.

Keywords: event planning, social media, music

Contributors

Created

Date Created
  • 2017-05

134548-Thumbnail Image.png

We Are Resilient Arizona

Description

This creative project is a collection of profiles focused on Arizona nonprofits and refugees. The profiles share stories of refugees, volunteers, employees and others involved in the community serving refugees.

This creative project is a collection of profiles focused on Arizona nonprofits and refugees. The profiles share stories of refugees, volunteers, employees and others involved in the community serving refugees. Nonprofits are a vital resource for refugee resettlement. These organizations offer services to support refugees as they transition into new communities. Some services include: housing, English language learning, cultural orientation, job placement, medical treatment, education, and farming. Each of these programs support resiliency for refugees and for the communities in which they live. We Are Resilient was created first, to show the important role nonprofits have in serving refugees. Second, to connect people to a few of the stories and experiences within the Arizona refugee community. And third, to build understanding of the strength refugees bring to communities of Arizona and by extension the country. Visit weareresilientaz.com to learn more.

Contributors

Created

Date Created
  • 2017-05

135430-Thumbnail Image.png

What is Social Entrepreneurship? A review of literature 2010-2015

Description

Social entrepreneurship has received a great deal of attention in recent years. Scholars constantly debate of the meaning of the term and the direction of the field. This paper explores

Social entrepreneurship has received a great deal of attention in recent years. Scholars constantly debate of the meaning of the term and the direction of the field. This paper explores literature written between the years 2010 \u2014 2015 in an effort to understand the current state of social entrepreneurship and gain insight as to the direction it is headed. This paper looks at definitions, characteristics, geographical differences, legal designations, and major themes such as social enterprise, social innovation, & social value as well as the implications for performance measures in an attempt to understand the broad concept that is social entrepreneurship.

Contributors

Agent

Created

Date Created
  • 2016-05

134832-Thumbnail Image.png

Social Enterprises: What Allows them to be Successful

Description

Social enterprises strive to tackle social problems, improve the lives of the people around them and help create a sustainable environment. Three specific enterprises will be analyzed to illustrate the

Social enterprises strive to tackle social problems, improve the lives of the people around them and help create a sustainable environment. Three specific enterprises will be analyzed to illustrate the differences between management styles, mission, financials and overall successes. There are numerous social enterprises in the southwest of the United States of America, some show more success than others, but what separates them? What commonalities do some of these enterprises share that allow them to be more successful than the rest? Is there a common denominator for enterprises to follow that will allow them to have success financially as well as accomplish their goals to better the community around them? Free Arts for Abused Children or Arizona, Seed Spot and Goodmans, we are able to better distinguish what factors allow enterprises to succeed. Due to the nature of social enterprises being able to be qualified as different types of organizations, i.e., company with shareholders, nonprofit organizations, etc. it is difficult to pin point a concrete model social enterprises should follow today. However, a finding that made all three of these social enterprises successful were their governance and ownership structures. Each enterprise consisted of a board that helped the enterprise stay on track with their given mission. Boards are also responsible for making major decisions that can impact the organization as well as being responsible for fundraising and making various financial decisions. After analyzing their structures, it was evident that all three enterprises consisted of strong governance structures. Although enterprises may not be able to follow a distinct model in order to be successful, they are able to place a board in control that aligns with the social enterprises mission and has a variety of knowledge that allows the board to make sound decisions. Keywords: social enterprise, management, governance, success, mission, financials

Contributors

Created

Date Created
  • 2016-12

135108-Thumbnail Image.png

A Case Study in Marketing Microfinance in Greater Phoenix: Arizona Microcredit Initiative (AMI)

Description

This thesis examines the marketing efforts of Arizona Microcredit Initiative (AMI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit run by Arizona State University students. The mission of AMI is to empower and education underserved

This thesis examines the marketing efforts of Arizona Microcredit Initiative (AMI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit run by Arizona State University students. The mission of AMI is to empower and education underserved entrepreneurs in greater Phoenix through microloans up to $5,000, free consulting and free business education workshops. Included is an analysis of past marketing efforts, research on potential solutions and recommendations for future marketing strategy.

Contributors

Created

Date Created
  • 2016-12

Understanding the Strategy of Social Entrepreneurship Behind the Creation of No Kill Animal Rescue Operations

Description

My thesis is an experiment on the influence of new methods and the public opinion. The compelling question is: If there are animal rescue operations that obtain the ability to

My thesis is an experiment on the influence of new methods and the public opinion. The compelling question is: If there are animal rescue operations that obtain the ability to function fully, increasing revenue and the number of animals they save daily, then why is euthanasia still utilized as a means of population control within other shelters? Instead of our shelters progressing in a direction that eliminates euthanasia, there is a number of recently innovated shelters that are uprising today with this dreadful sequence to fulfill vacated cages, once reached capacity— euthanize, replace the deceased, and repeat. This is a global issue that can be eliminated by mocking the success of no-kill shelters in existence today.

Contributors

Agent

Created

Date Created
  • 2016-12

IDENTITY FORMATION AND SELF-ACTUALIZATION IN THE IMMERSIVE SUBCULTURE OF THE 2015 PHOENIX COMICON

Description

Over the span of little more than a decade, Phoenix Comicon has grown from its inception and unknown status to a nationally recognized event drawing 75,501 attendees in 2015.  Using

Over the span of little more than a decade, Phoenix Comicon has grown from its inception and unknown status to a nationally recognized event drawing 75,501 attendees in 2015.  Using serious leisure and specialization theory, ethnographic research reveals the formation of individual identities and engagement methods with this sub-cultural phenomenon.   In this case study research, seven interview participants provided in-depth accounts of their interests, experiences, and involvement with Phoenix Comicon.  These reports demonstrate a high level of recognition with theory components, yielding a total 329 markers across all interview transcripts.  The results match theory limitations, in that, participants may be engaged in serious leisure independent of length of involvement.  However, long-term participation is linked to potential for deeper investment in a leisure activity and participants reporting greater personal fulfilment are associated with serious leisure principles such as: significant effort, occasional adversity, and durable benefits.

Contributors

Agent

Created

Date Created
  • 2016-05

136270-Thumbnail Image.png

The Rural Alaska Wellness Project

Description

The 284 residents of the rural community of Cooper Landing, Alaska are subject to many health risks. Cooper Landing is home to a large population of older adults whom suffer

The 284 residents of the rural community of Cooper Landing, Alaska are subject to many health risks. Cooper Landing is home to a large population of older adults whom suffer from a disproportionate physician to population ratio. Limited rural health care infrastructure and poor physician to population ratios are not conducive to primary health care implementation. Limited access to primary health care is linked to vast health disparities in rural communities like Cooper Landing. Preventive care and healthy lifestyle incentives have been largely overlooked as viable alternatives to primary health care access. In Cooper Landing, implementation of such incentives has proved to be either underutilized or unsuccessful by the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. To remedy this, the Rural Alaska Wellness Project (RAWP), a nonprofit organization, carries out its mission to promote health and wellness by providing a community resource for preventive care in Cooper Landing, Alaska. RAWP intends to increase the availability of the Cooper Landing School's gymnasium for community use, donate fitness equipment, implement TeleHealth initiatives, and host annual health fairs through grant funding, generous donations, and fundraising activities.

Contributors

Agent

Created

Date Created
  • 2015-05

Volunteer Motivation & Satisfaction Research Based Marketing Material for Volunteer Retention

Description

Together with a representative working at the Phoenix office of the AHA a project to create a marketing material which focused on volunteer retention was formed. Volunteer retention was addressed

Together with a representative working at the Phoenix office of the AHA a project to create a marketing material which focused on volunteer retention was formed. Volunteer retention was addressed in two ways. First, through the understanding of volunteer motivations to attract volunteers with a higher predisposition to positive outcome experience within a specific organization. Secondly, understating the influences on both general and student volunteer satisfaction linked with volunteer retention. The pamphlet includes both information pulled directly from multiple AHA public information and information collected from employees at the Phoenix office of the AHA. Questions were built to gather information specific to the research conducted on volunteer motivation and satisfaction. These questions were then disseminated to a supervisor over at the Phoenix office of the AHA. The resulting answers were then returned, summarized and used in the completed pamphlet. The final product created is a digital pamphlet which was made while adhering to basic principles of pamphlet design and marketing.

Contributors

Agent

Created

Date Created
  • 2019-05

134099-Thumbnail Image.png

Understanding the Need for a Transitional Living Program for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

Description

The present study addresses the usefulness of additional programming/education within a transitional living home/community for individuals with physical disabilities. The study also addresses potential topics that could be covered in

The present study addresses the usefulness of additional programming/education within a transitional living home/community for individuals with physical disabilities. The study also addresses potential topics that could be covered in said programming/education. The study was conducted over 4 weeks during which 9 responses were received from an online survey sent out to 26 individuals via email. The results of the study indicate that there is a definite need for additional programming/education to be paired with the experience of living in a transitional living home. The study also found that topics to be included should cover job training/job readiness, finances, laws that protect these individuals' rights, and areas of self-reliance such as coordinating transportation, cooking, housekeeping, and budgeting/money management. Overall the study concluded that the participants generally believe they are living an independent life, but they do express some dissatisfaction and desire to change their current situations. All findings of the study will be used specifically within Arizona Lions Camp Tatiyee to further the development of the proposed program.

Contributors

Created

Date Created
  • 2017-12