The Experience Analysis of Aurora Social Enterprise's Creation Process and Its Knowledge Creation
For exploring the development process and management practice of social enterprise in Taiwan, Aurora Social Enterprise Co, Ltd was taken as the studying case in this article. The methods of literature review and in-depth interview had adopted for better presentation of social enterprise creating experiences, also for well explanation of knowledge creation and exchange, consensus establishment among members. For completing the research purpose, the Theory of Knowledge Creation proposed by Nonaka and Takeuchi had applied. Through the experiences of research case, challenges and solutions in the social enterprise creating process had learned. Research findings are explained below. Aurora Social enterprise Co., Ltd. has demonstrated the character of cyclic knowledge transformation in its creation process. The knowledge creation process starts from sharing of tacit knowledge among founding members. Then "concept creation, concept confirmation, prototype set up, multi-level knowledge diffusion" has happen in order. Time and communication play important roles in each stage of the knowledge creation process, which serve as the trigger to launch the "Knowledge Creation Spiral." "Ba"（情境）has created in the initial stage that is helpful to promote funding members' acceptance of the social enterprise concept in a short time. Besides, the recognition and discussion of social enterprise is not only a good way to accelerate concept diffusion, but also a positive feedback to accumulate the base of consensus establishment among members.