Raymund Habaradas

Raymund Habaradas
De La Salle University | DLSU · Management and Organization Department

DBA

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Introduction
I am currently working on the challenges faced by social businesses in the Philippines, and the strategies they are undertaking to reconcile their economic and social objectives. I am also interested in the role of social business incubators in helping social enterprises scale their operations for greater societal impact.
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January 1992 - present
De La Salle University
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  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (26)
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The Philippine coffee industry is beset by a multitude of problems: declining land area planted to coffee, poor quality of coffee beans due to poor farm practices, and low productivity of coffee farmers who are unable to earn enough commensurate to their hard labor. As a result, Philippine coffee bean production has been on a decline for over a dec...
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This article focused on Philippine MSMEs that tried to weather the Covid-19 pandemic and those that found innovative means to survive. We discuss the following: (1) the adjustments or innovations that MSMEs have done during the pandemic; (2) what the government has done to support or complement the changes being undertaken by MSMEs; and (3) a call...
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Technology has given rise to many digital platforms that enable seamless social connections, instant transactions, and high-definition visuals and imagery, to name a few. It is amazing how far technology has brought us to where we are today. Nowadays, by using a laptop or a mobile device, we reap the benefits that come with this technological advan...
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In 2013, De La Salle University (DLSU) and the University of San Carlos (USC) coorganized the 1st National Business and Management Conference (NBMC), the aim of which was to enhance the ability of faculty members and graduate students of Philippine business schools to engage in scholarly research venue for the presentation and critique of their ide...
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In the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the different member states have been developing ICT policies and programs to raise the quality of public service delivery, and to help businesses, including small-and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) to adapt to the changing business landscape. An examination of the efforts undertaken by the AS...
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Our study examined the business model of Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm (GKEF) and described how it creates, delivers, and captures value as a social business incubator. Using the case study research design, we saw that GKEF’s social business incubation program has adopted a multilever ecosystem approach by (1) harnessing the human and natural resour...
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Public-sector organizations have started to adopt new business models that enable them to deliver public service more effectively and innovatively. However, very few studies have been undertaken to describe and to generate lessons from the deployment of new business models in government. Through the case study research design, we examined how four...
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https://patchaure.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/habaradas_raymund_philippines-full-paper-v1-edited.pdf
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https://patchaure.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/nbmc-2016-paper-1-full-paper-exploring-social-business-models-habaradas-and-aure.pdf
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The purpose of this paper is to uncover the challenges faced by Philippine for-profit social enterprises as they pursue both financial and social objectives, and to determine the strategies they utilize to achieve these dual bottom-lines. Our research builds on Dees and Anderson's work (2002) that proposed a set of strategies to address the challen...
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For-profit social enterprises must adopt and implement appropriate business strategies to keep themselves viable. However, existing business-strategy models and frameworks are based on assumptions that do not consider the special circumstances of for-profit social enterprises. The first assumption, eloquently articulated by Nobel Prize winner Milto...
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Several factors have contributed to the growth of the microfinance industry in the Philippines – the adoption of a sound business model – patterned after Grameen Bank – that caters to a large untapped market, assistance from government and / or donor agencies, a supportive policy and regulatory environment, and innovations based on Internet and mob...
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While philanthropy is still largely regarded as "icing on the cake" (Caroll, 1991), some large Philippine companies have been engaged in philanthropic activities in light of the government's failure to adequately address social problems such as poverty, joblessness, and hunger. For some companies, corporate philanthropy has evolved from simply tran...
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A global company like Shell faces multiple challenges whenever it operates in a developing country such as the Philippines, which still struggles with poverty and related problems like hunger, joblessness and disease. When dealing with local communities, Shell takes the stance of a good neighbour, continuously finding ways to contribute to the gene...
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Companies undertake corporate social initiatives for a variety of reasons. Many do it for altruistic motives. Some see it as a way to enhance their corporate reputation or to legitimize their business interests. Others respond to pressures from various stakeholder groups, while others consider this as being true to their corporate values. For a few...
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Gawad Kalinga (literally " to give care ") is a community development model that begins at the grassroots level. It is an innovative approach that could be the key to solving some of Philippine society's biggest concerns – poverty and homelessness. While it was not originally conceived to solve the urban housing problem, Gawad Kalinga (GK) is now k...
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In this paper, we make sense of the Gawad Kalinga (GK) phenomenon by examining both its economic and artistic flows. According to Davis and McIntosh (2005), economic flow is "rooted in science and technology" and on the straightforward notion that organizations utilize resources to fulfill desires. It presumes that people look for products and serv...
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"The learning Filipino firm" can be classified into three types, namely the reactive firm, which is a reluctant learner; the adaptive firm, which is an eager learner; and the generative firm, which is a dynamic learner. This typology is based on the hypothesis that a firm's learning style and its innovative capability is influenced by its organizat...
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This paper briefly describes the efforts of Malaysia and Thailand in developing their national innovation systems (NIS) as they attempt to attain sustained economic growth and competitiveness in the global business environment. It also seeks to generate insights that would be useful for the Philippines given the current state of its own NIS, and gi...
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Contributing to the success of Gawad Kalinga (GK), a community development model that begins at the grassroots level, is its ability to manage its relationships with various benefactors that decide to partner with GK through several models of engagement. These partnerships allow GK to accelerate its efforts in alleviating poverty in the Philippines...

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