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Agents of change : strategy and tactics for social innovation

Author: Sanderijn Cels; Jorrit de Jong; Frans Nauta
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2012.
Series: Innovative governance in the 21st century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While governments around the world struggle to maintain service levels amid fiscal crises, social innovators are improving citizen outcomes by changing the system from within. The authors offer compelling stories, lively illustrations, and insightful interpretations on how innovators, social entrepreneurs, and change agents are dealing effectively with powerful opponents, bureaucratic hurdles, and the challenges of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanderijn Cels; Jorrit de Jong; Frans Nauta
ISBN: 9780815722625 0815722621
OCLC Number: 772110595
Description: x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Strategies and tactics --
Crafting the case : the art of making a start --
Prompting progress : the art of moving things forward --
Managing meaning : the art of making sense --
Under the radar : medical informatics in Japan --
Relentless incrementalism : financial literacy training for newcomers in Canada --
Just a tool? : implementing the vulnerability index in New Orleans --
Join the club : the emergence of Alzheimer cafés in the Netherlands --
The sun kings : the emergence of solar energy in Germany --
Change on steroids : public education in New Orleans --
The value of values : higher education in Virginia --
The cat out of the bag : institutional reform in Denmark --
Innovating strategically.
Series Title: Innovative governance in the 21st century.
Responsibility: Sanderijn Cels, Jorrit de Jong, and Frans Nauta.

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Presents case studies of social innovation that have led to significant social change. This title offers illustrations and insightful interpretations of how innovators, social entrepreneurs, and  Read more...

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