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Creating good work : the world's leading social entrepreneurs show how to build a healthy economy

Author: Ron Schultz
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rich guide book that recounts the stories of some of the most successful social entrepreneurial programs operating today, with real life examples of how they overcame both physical and societal barriers to create a lasting impact on the world. The lessons contained in this volume are an asset to any social entrepreneur looking for new and innovative ways to have a positive impact and change the world around them,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Schultz
ISBN: 9780230372030 0230372031
OCLC Number: 793573224
Description: xvii, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Section I: Laying the theoretical foundations for social entrepreneurship. Deliberate disruptive design / Craig P. Dunn ; Understanding social enterprise / Jeff Trexler ; How change happens and why it sometimes doesn't / Ron Schultz ; Legal issues for social entrepreneurs / Allen R. Bromberger ; Social marketing : influencing behavior for social impact / Alan R. Andreasen ; Measuring the impact of social entrepreneurship / R. Paul Herman ; Evaluating complex change / Glenda H. Eoyang --
Section 2: Application and practice. Part 1. Financing the world : microfinance and social profit. Catalyzing growth / William Foote ; Seeding the roots of microfinance / Susan Davis ; The financial cooperative movement / Clifford Rosenthal --
Part 2. Interaction, collaboration, and positively disruptive solutions. From competition to collaboration : toward a new framework for entrepreneurship / Todd Khozein, Michael Karlberg, and Carrie Freeman ; Building green economy thinking / Greg Wendt --
Part 3. Defining the social edge : education and social well-being. Building fundamental principles / Dorothy Stoneman ; Raising the learning curve / Gary Kosman --
Part 4. Deliberately disruptive technology. Technology serving humanity / Jim Fruchterman ; Vapor technology and giant rats / Bart Weetjens --
Part 5. A healthy economy requires a healthy population. Access to a better life / Bill Shore ; Wellness is more than not being sick / Rebecca Onie --
Part 6. Social justice : the peaceful warrior's quest to create a saner world. Ending torture, now / Karen Tse ; Video advocacy at the leading edge of human rights / Jenny Coco Chang --
Onward / Ron Garan --
Appendix: Applied wisdom and lessons learned.
Responsibility: edited by Ron Schultz ; foreword by Cheryl L. Dorsey.
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