Innovation for a Complex World
This special supplement includes seven articles by Judith Rodin and others, sharing global perspectives on how social innovation can promote the well-being of humanity.
The president of the Rockefeller Foundation explains what social innovation means to the foundation and how it is preparing for the next 100 years.
Social innovations must take into account the complexity of social problems and foster solutions resilient enough to adapt and survive.
The old paradigm of government aid is inadequate. What's needed are innovative solutions that foster sustainable economic growth.
Organizations need the ability to both scale up successful innovations and create new ones, even those that challenge the status quo.
The mayor of Seoul, Korea, recounts his path to government office and explains why social innovation is central to the way that he governs.
Instead of treating poor people as a sink of public aid and assistance, we should view them as a source of new ideas and innovations.
Innovation is necessary to further social progress, and yet the challenges and paradoxes inherent in the endeavor cannot be avoided.
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