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Scot Evans

How Social Innovation Really Works - 0 views

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    If we are to innovate on the scales necessary to make the transition to a sustainable world, we have to understand how social innovation REALLY works.  In this post, I will offer a framework that reveals as much as the Hero Myth conceals in the hope that you will become more effective at driving social change in your own work.
Scot Evans

Finding Innovation in the Flattened Organization - Chris Ernst - The Conversation - Har... - 0 views

  • Host "alternative future" conversations. Invite anyone in the organization to attend; provide no agenda other than to imagine the ideal, transformed organization 5 years from now. The more boundary spanning leaders it has, the stronger it will be.
  • Invite leaders from other units to your team meetings so they can discuss how each unit can help the other to solve pressing organizational problems.
  • Turf battles, the intransigence of silos, navigating the organizational matrix, front and back office barriers — in other words, working across barriers of function and expertise rather than above or below them — were the issues keeping them up at night most.
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    Some of the "tips" at the end are potentially useful for nonprofits, especially "Host "alternative future" conversations. Invite anyone in the organization to attend; provide no agenda other than to imagine the ideal, transformed organization 5 years from now. The more boundary spanning leaders it has, the stronger it will be."
Scot Evans

Scalable Social Innovations | nuPOLIS - 1 views

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    nuPOLIS is the Internet presence of the Innovation Network for Communities (INC), a national non-profit helping to develop and spread scalable innovations that transform the performance of community systems such as education, energy, land use, transportation and workforce development.
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