Green Templeton DPhil student Magdalena Plesa wins Social Sciences poster competition

4030 08593(magdalena Plesa)Green Templeton College doctoral student Magdalena Plesa has been awarded 1st place at the Oxford University Social Sciences PhD poster fair at the Oxford Natural History Museum, for her poster ‘Dehybridisation of Social enterprises: Antecedents and Consequences’.

Magdalena is a Doctoral Student in Management Research at Green Templeton College and Said Business School, University of Oxford. Her studies are funded by a Green Templeton College TECT fund (Templeton Education and Charity Trust), the Saïd Business School Foundation and a Saïd Business School DPhil Scholarship. She is under the supervision of Tom Lawrence and Alex Nicholls where she is researching the dehybridization of social enterprises. Social enterprises are hybrid organizations since they embody both a social and profit mission at their core. Her research focuses on what happens when one of these missions takes over and the hybrid organization transforms to a charity or for-profit organization.

During her studies, Magdalena has also been quite active in college life, encompassing many roles from the moment she entered college. In 2017-2018, she was VP of the Ball Committee, 2018-2019 she was Co-Captain of the GTC Women’s Rowing Club, and is planning to continue her community involvement by being part of the GCR committee for the 2019-2020 year.

Most recently, Magdalena had the opportunity to represent both GTC and SBS at the Social Sciences DPhil Poster Competition, where there were over 50 DPhil’s in all areas of social sciences, exhibiting their research. She was awarded first prize on her theoretical poster on dehybridization of social enterprises (see the poster on this page), and will now present this paper at the Social Entrepreneurship Conference at Indiana University next month.

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Plesa Poster


Created: 24 October 2019