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The power of social innovation

Stephen Goldsmith

The power of social innovation

how civic entrepreneurs ignite community networks for good

by Stephen Goldsmith

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Social aspects,
  • Social change,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Entrepreneurship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Goldsmith with Gigi Georges and Tim Glynn Burke.
    ContributionsGeorges, Gigi., Burke, Tim Glynn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM846 .G65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24117854M
    ISBN 109780470576847
    LC Control Number2009049563

    The recent weekend of May was the final working session of the SoCal Symposium (SCS), and it proved to be something of an epiphany. Gary Painter, director of the Price Center, advised us at the initial gathering of the Symposium, way back in February, that sustainable social innovation occurs, or rather can occur, at the intersection of social enterprise, collective action, and social.   What is innovation? If you ask people, they will refer to the latest startup or the newest gadget. The Power of Little Ideas: A Low-Risk, High-Reward Approach to Innovation asks us to consider an alternative approach. As the book points out, innovation doesn’t have to involve startups, tech geniuses who made the next Facebook in their garage, or abandoning your business to build the next 94%.

    Lewis Howes: This is episode number , The Power Of Innovation. Welcome to The School of Greatness. Don’t go to spending tens of thousands of dollars on a design for a book cover or a logo, or graphics for social media, that’s going to take you a month or two to get back. Social innovations are new social practices that aim to meet social needs in a better way than the existing solutions, resulting from - for example - working conditions, education, community development or ideas are created with the goal of extending and strengthening civil innovation includes the social processes of innovation, such as open source methods and.

    However, social media does have its dark side in an increasingly volatile and uncertain world. With the power of publication shifting dramatically from professionals to consumers, there is an inevitable uptick in the production and dissemination of information of dubious origin and whose authors harbour questionable intentions. The Manifesto for Transformative Social Innovation presents a new positive future vision and binding narrative to guide people through turbulent and uncertain times, and draws attention to the emerging global movement of Transformative Social Innovation: communities and individuals across the world that are making change on the ground. Endorse the Manifesto or download your own adaptable copy.


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