Digitalization and value co-creation in the context of social entrepreneurship




digitalization, digital transformation, value co-creation, social entrepreneurship, ecological entrepreneurship


This paper aims to understand the connections between digitalization, value co-creation and social entrepreneurship. The article also aims to identify future research areas related to these connections. The authors conduct a systematic literature review of 61 journal articles and synthesize their findings. First, they reveal literature gaps: Regarding the first research gap of the connection, their research has identified themes connecting the three streams of literature (digitalization, value co-creation, and social entrepreneurship) that need improvement. Second gap was a lack of COVID-19 focus. Finally, they provide theoretical contributions and recommend directions for future research on digitalization, value co-creation and social entrepreneurship.


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Author Biographies

Hikmat Mursalzade, Corvinus University of Budapest

PhD student

László Molnár, Corvinus University of Budapest

PhD student

Haruming S. Saraswati, Corvinus University of Budapest

PhD student


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How to Cite

Mursalzade, H., Molnár, L., & Saraswati, H. S. (2023). Digitalization and value co-creation in the context of social entrepreneurship. Vezetéstudomány Budapest Management Review, 54(11), 2–14.