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Creating Good Work: The World's Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build A Healthy Economy

Creating Good Work: The World's Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build A Healthy Economy

by R. Schultz (Editor)


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Creating Good Work is a practical guide book, that recounts the stories of some of the most successful social entrepreneurial programs operating today, with real life examples of and how they overcame both physical and societal barriers to create a lasting impact on the world they encounter.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230372030
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/15/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

RON SCHULTZ is the founder and Executive Director of the microfinance/micro-enterprise lending program, Entrepreneurs4Change, the Social Enterprise Zone, and Lending4Change, providing entrepreneurial education as well as a neighbor-to-neighbor lending program for social businesses. He is the author of over twenty books, including Adjacent Opportunities – Sparking Emergent Social Action, Unconventional Wisdom, and Open Boundaries: Creating Business Innovation through Complexity.

Table of Contents

Foreword; C.Dorsey Introduction; R.Schultz PART I: LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Deliberate Disruptive Design; C.Dunn Understanding Social Enterprise; J.Trexler Why Change Happens and Why it Sometimes Doesn't; R.Schultz From Competition to Collaboration: Toward a New Framework for Entrepreneurship; T.Khozein, M.Karlberg & C.Freeman Legal Issues For Social Entrepreneurs; A.Bromberger Social Marketing: Influencing Behavior for Social Impact; A.Andreason Measuring the Impact of Social Entrepreneurship; R.P.Herman Evaluating Complex Change; G.Eoyang PART II: FINANCING THE WORLD – MICROFINANCE AND SOCIAL PROFIT Catalyzing Growth; W.Foote Seeding The Roots Of Microfinace; S.Davis The Financial Cooperative Movement; C.Rosenthal PART III: DEFINING THE SOCIAL EDGE – EDUCATION AND SOCIAL WELL BEING Building Fundamental Principles; D.Stoneman Raising The Learning Curve; G.Kosman PART IV: DELIBERATELY DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY Technology Serving Humanity; J.Fruchterman Vapor Technology And Giant Rats; B.Weetjens PART V: A HEALTHY ECONOMY REQUIRES A HEALTHY POPULATION Access To A Better Life; B.Shore Wellness Is More Than Not Being Sick; R.Onie PART VI: SOCIAL JUSTICE – THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR'S QUEST TO CREATE A MORE SANE WORLD Ending Torture, Now; K.Tse Video Advocacy At The Leading Edge Of Human Rights; J.C.Chang PART VII: INTERACTION, COLLABORATION, AND POSITIVELY DISRUPTIVE SOLUTIONS Building Green Economy Thinking; G.Wendt Connecting Urban Social Entpreneurs; E.Stewart Onward; M.Yunus & R.Garan

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