The mission of the social business is to create jobs for poorly unemployed people or to significantly care for nature. They are doing so more and more. Their activities bring potential and development for the whole of society. On the other hand, they have to face not only problems like current SMEs but also others that are specific to the area of social firms. In Czech Republic there are often launched companies as a kind of response to difficult life situations of founders or their neighbourhood. These companies are in a highly competitive environment where one of the main goals of maximizing profits. The main objective of the paper is identify relationship between knowledge of social companies and chosen demographic parameters in Czech Republic. There were returned questionnaires from 371 respondents (return rate is 36.77%). Own research survey has been realised during spring of 2019.
Authors: Petra Koudelková, František Milichovský
Keywords: social business, perception of customers, gender, education, level, Czech Republic.