Patch Aure

Patrick Aure

Patrick Adriel H. Aure, PhD (Patch) is an Assistant Professor from the Management and Organization Department, Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business, De La Salle University. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the department and teaches research methods and action research in the undergraduate program, while advocating for integral human development and proper interpretation of statistics in management education.

He advocates social entrepreneurship as head of the Social Enterprise Research Network of the Center for Business Research and Development (CBRD-SERN) as a volunteer member of the Lasallian Social Enterprise for Economic Development (LSEED) committee at the same university.

In 2018, the Catholic Mass Media Awards recognized his article entitled “Social entrepreneurship as a solution to the drug problem” as “Best Business Column”. In 2019, the Fetzer Institute and the Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) division of the Academy of Management awarded him as a Fetzer Scholar for his accomplishments as a junior faculty and emerging researcher in the field. In 2020, he was recognized as a Fellow of the International Humanistic Management Association for his work on advocating and developing humanistic management education in DLSU. In 2021, he finished his PhD in Business from DLSU, with a dissertation that explained the viability of social entrepreneurship support and incubation units within higher education through a critical realist philosophy of science.

He has published journal articles, teaching cases, and opinion columns primarily on the themes of social enterprise business models, social entrepreneurial intentions, social enterprise incubation, sustainability, innovation, and management education.