Social Innovation

Written By Thomas Osburg
Social Innovation
  • Publsiher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 04 June 2013
  • ISBN : 364236540X
  • Pages : 335 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Social Innovation written by Thomas Osburg which was release on 04 June 2013, this book published by Springer Science & Business Media. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: ​Social Innovation is becoming an increasingly important topic in our global society. Those organizations which are able to develop business solutions to the most urgent social and ecological challenges will be the leading companies of tomorrow. Social Innovation not only creates value for society but will be a key driver for business success. Although the concept of Social Innovation is discussed globally the meaning and its impact on the development of new business strategies is still heavily on debate. This publication has the goal to give a comprehensive overview of different concepts in the very innovative field of Social Innovation, from a managerial as well as from a theoretical and social perspective. Over 30 leading thinkers in the field of Innovation, Strategic Management and Organizational Development give a well structured inside on the latest developments and progress in the field of Social Innovation. Thereby the authors not only develop a comprehensive and unique analysis on the state-of-the art of social innovation but also give practical advice and information to business leaders on how to apply the latest management thinking on Social Innovation to daily business decisions. This publication has the intention to become a milestone in the further development of the concept of Social Innovation as well as to further stimulate new business strategies necessary to overcome world most pressing social and ecological challenges.

Social Innovation

Social Innovation
  • Author : Thomas Osburg,René Schmidpeter
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • Total pages : 335
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : ​Social Innovation is becoming an increasingly important topic in our global society. Those organizations which are able to develop business solutions to the most urgent social and ecological challenges will be the leading companies of tomorrow. Social Innovation not only creates value for society but will be a key driver ...

Social Innovation

Social Innovation
  • Author : Alex Nicholls,Alex Murdock
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-01-15
  • Total pages : 302
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : The study of social innovation offers the opportunity to grapple with the central real-world challenges of our time. Indeed, rather than conceptualizing social innovation as a subset of technological-economic innovation, it may be the case that the reverse now makes a more compelling case. As this volume underlines, social innovation ...

Social Innovation

Social Innovation
  • Author : Carmen Ruiz Viñals,Carmen Parra Rodríguez
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-08-21
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : 'Social innovation’ can be simply defined as the new ideas and initiatives that make it possible to meet our society’s challenges in areas such as the environment, education, employment, culture, health and economic development. It is currently becoming increasingly important as a central concept for social theories and politics. ...

Using Media for Social Innovation

Using Media for Social Innovation
  • Author : Aneta Podkalicka,Ellie Rennie
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Release Date : 2018-04-23
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : Using media for social innovation is a critical roadmap for understanding and researching ‘social innovation media’. These media initiatives seek to find new solutions to seemingly intractable social problems by combining creativity, media technologies and engaged collectives in their design and implementation. The book uses a number of case studies – ...

Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation
  • Author : Alex Nicholls,Rafael Ziegler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-12
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : This book draws upon economic and sociological theory to provide a comprehensive discussion of economic space for social innovation, addressing especially marginalized groups and the long-term projects, programmes, and policies that have emerged and evolved within and across European states.It approaches the explanatory and normative questions raised by this ...

Challenge Social Innovation

Challenge Social Innovation
  • Author : Hans-Werner Franz,Josef Hochgerner,Jürgen Howaldt
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-13
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : In recent years, social innovation has experienced a steep career. Numerous national governments and large organisations like the OECD, the European Commission and UNESCO have adopted the term. Social innovation basically means that people adopt new social practices in order to meet social needs in a different or more effective ...

Theories of Social Innovation

Theories of Social Innovation
  • Author : Danielle Logue
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-12
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : As we grapple with how to respond to some of the world’s most pressing problems, such as inequality, poverty and climate change, there is growing global interest in ‘social innovation’ as a potential solution. But what exactly is ‘social innovation’? This book describes three ways to theorise social innovation ...

Social Innovation the Social Economy and World Economic Development

Social Innovation  the Social Economy and World Economic Development
  • Author : Denis Harrisson,György Széll
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 471
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : The world of work and labour is in a permanent transformation affecting the various social groups in the different parts of the world quite unequally. Social innovations, related to the idea of economic progress and well-being, tackle the problems of employment leading to social exclusion and poverty as a consequence ...

Social Innovation

Social Innovation
  • Author : Mulgan, Geoff
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : The 21st century has brought a cornucopia of new knowledge and technologies. But there has been little progress in our ability to solve social problems across the globe. Geoff Mulgan is a pioneer in the global field of social innovation. Building on his experience advising international governments, businesses and foundations, ...

Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population

Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population
  • Author : Andrzej Klimczuk,Łukasz Tomczyk
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2020-03-25
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : Download or read online Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population written by Andrzej Klimczuk,Łukasz Tomczyk, published by Frontiers Media SA which was released on 2020-03-25. Get Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Social Innovation

Social Innovation
  • Author : Jürgen Howaldt,Michael Schwarz
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 78
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : Download or read online Social Innovation written by Jürgen Howaldt,Michael Schwarz, published by which was released on 2010. Get Social Innovation Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
  • Author : Katerina Nicolopoulou,Mine Karatas-Ozkan,Frank Janssen,John M. Jermier
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : Sustainable entrepreneurship has attracted growing attention in both scholarly and practitioner circles. Focusing on generating social, environmental and business value, the notion has been raised more recently to address the contribution of entrepreneurial activities to sustainable economic and social development. Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation builds on a theoretical framework ...

The Evolution of Social Innovation

The Evolution of Social Innovation
  • Author : Frances Westley,Katharine McGowan
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-12-29
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : In a time where governments and civil society organizations are putting ever-greater stock in social innovation as a route to transformation, understanding what characterizes social innovation with transformative potential is important. Exciting and promising ideas seem to die out as often as they take flight, and market mechanisms, which go ...

Introduction to Social Innovation

Introduction to Social Innovation
  • Author : Gilberto Marzano
  • Publisher : Mimesis
  • Release Date : 2017-02-08T00:00:00+01:00
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : It is commonly shared the idea that social innovation is the creation of social value by solving social problems. Accordingly, social innovation can be deemed to be the production of new solutions to social problems in a more effective, efficient, and sustainable way. Analyzing the consequences of the current economic ...

Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation

Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation
  • Author : Frank Moulaert,Diana MacCallum
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-08-07
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 364236540X
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Summary : Social innovation (SI) has, in the last decade or so, become an important idea and concept in policy, practice and scholarship surrounding human development. It is often seen as an antidote to narrowly defined technological and market-oriented modes of innovation. Its historical significance and development, tied to centuries of struggles ...