I picked up this book because I was interested in the topic 26% into the book and the writing has just turned me off I don t know who the intended audience is but the writ. Social Innovation Comparative Perspectives investigates socio economic impact Since it is hard to establish causality and to measure social properties when investigating impact especially at the level of society the book narrows down impact to one priority aspect social innovation understood as organizations' capacity to generate novel ideas ways and means of doing things of addressing public and social problems of many kindsThis volume's primary ass.
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Ting is so dense and so convoluted as to make sure that even experts on the topic have a hard time sifting through the repetitions and badly constructed sentences A deep Ertion is that the Third Sector specifically through stimulating civic involvement is best placed to produce social innovation outperforming business firms and state agencies in this regard By investigating actor contributions to social innovation across seven fields of activity Social innovation Comparative Perspectives develops our understanding of why and how the Third Sector is central to functioning cohesive and viable societiesThis volume is ba.
Nalysis of social innovationFilled with tons of gems but also difficult to follow in some areas Great read for someone looking for a better perspective on social innovation. Sed on contributions of the project ITSSOIN Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation funded by the European Commission under the 7th framework programme It will be of insight across disciplines in particular to the growing social innovation community innovation researchers generally and to non profit scholars The practical relevance of the book will be of interest to European and national policy makers and practitioners across different sector.
Helmut K Anheier is President of the Hertie School of Governance and Professor of Sociology His research centres on indicator systems social innovation culture philanthropy and organisational studies Anheier is the principal academic lead of the Hertie School's annual Governance Report Oxford University Press He also holds a Chair of Sociology at Heidelberg University and serves as Acade