COVID-19, paradoxes, and new business models. An opportunity for third sector organizations?


  • Helena Biancuzzi Ipazia Observatory on Gender Research
  • Francesca Dal Mas University of Lincoln
  • Carlo Bagnoli Dipartimento di Management, Università Ca’ Foscari
  • Maurizio Massaro Dipartimento di Management, Università Ca’ Foscari


Business models, third sector organizations, covid-19


The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted several business fields, besides the healthcare sector. The new situation calls for new challenges, with several organizations needing to rethink their business models. Using an EFTE (estimate, feedback, talk, estimate) approach, the article presents 50 paradoxes to rethink post-pandemic business models, highlighting those most suitable for third sector organizations.


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How to Cite

Biancuzzi, H., Dal Mas, F., Bagnoli, C., & Massaro, M. (2021). COVID-19, paradoxes, and new business models. An opportunity for third sector organizations?. European Journal of Volunteering and Community-Based Projects, 1(1). Retrieved from