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The real problem solvers : social entrepreneurs in America

Author: Ruth A Shapiro
Publisher: California : Stanford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Real Problem Solvers brings together leading thinkers and doers who work in the sphere of social entrepreneurship to provide an introduction to the evolving landscape of this field.

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Genre/Form: Interview (Descripteur de forme)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth A Shapiro
ISBN: 9780804774406 0804774404 9780804774413 0804774412
OCLC Number: 829087833
Description: xix, 226 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Investing in Microfinance / Premal Shah --
Dollars, Sense, and Dignity / Conchy Bretos --
The Power of an Economic Niche / Mary Houghton --
Building on Faith / Louise Burnham Packard --
The Entrepreneurs : A Conversation --
The Power of Social Entrepreneurs / Sally Osberg --
A Hybrid Approach to Supporting Social Entrepreneurs / Matt Bannick --
Harnessing Entrepreneurial Energy / William Foote --
The Strength of Business in Sustainable Change / Jacqueline Novogratz --
Founders and Investors : A Conversation --
A Community Committed to Social Entrepreneurship / Christopher Gergen --
Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation : What's New, and Why Is It Important? / Kriss Deiglmeier --
The Blended Value Imperative / Jed Emerson --
The Thinkers : A Conversation --
Collaborative Entrepreneurship : The Way to the "Everyone a Change-Maker" Society / Bill Drayton --
Building Social Businesses / Muhammad Yunus --
The Champions : A Conversation --
The New Thinking about Social Entrepreneurship.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth A. Shapiro.

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"This book is an exhilarating read because of the people and ideas that it illuminates. There are real compelling, proven, and daring ideas here that the rest of us would be wise to embrace." -- Read more...

 
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