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Growing importance of social innovation in China
Scaling Innovation

Growing importance of social innovation in China

ByYuKeping(ChinaDaily) Afterover30yearsofdevelopmentandsocialtransformation,Chinanowhasacompletelynewsocialpattern.Threesub- systems,namelytheState…
8 February 2012Connor Friesen
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Chinese Innovation- Lessons from the East
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Chinese Innovation- Lessons from the East

Written by Professor Winter Nie (IMD) The Chinese are innovating in a uniquely Chinese manner and consequently rising as formidable challengers to…
17 January 2012Kine Nordstokka
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How consumers in China are redefining customer service—and changing everyone’s expectations
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How consumers in China are redefining customer service—and changing everyone’s expectations

Written by Sue Tan and Jerome Goh The Chinese word for service is fuwu (服务), which everyone in China who’s older than fifty recognizes as par…
17 January 2012Kine Nordstokka
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SIX Interview Series: The Hope Institute
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SIX Interview Series: The Hope Institute

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9 January 2012Connor Friesen
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Inside Douban, China’s Truly Original Social Network
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Inside Douban, China’s Truly Original Social Network

Douban is a unique social network in China. Created by a user in a Starbucks cafe it offers the platform that innovators, activists and innovators w…
23 August 2011Konstantin Lazutin
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Social Innovation - What it is, why it matters and how it can be accelerated (Japanese)
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Social Innovation - What it is, why it matters and how it can be accelerated (Japanese)

'Social Innovation- What it is, Why it matters and How it can be accelared' has now been translated to Japanese. To access this version please follo…
17 June 2011Kine Nordstokka
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Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation in Poverty Reduction
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Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation in Poverty Reduction

Title: Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation in Poverty Reduction Author: Toshihiro Nakamura (Kopernik CEO and Co-founder) Published at the…
20 May 2011Maria_Ikeda
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A Hopeful Start of Elderpreneurship in Korea, the Hope Do-Re-Mi.
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A Hopeful Start of Elderpreneurship in Korea, the Hope Do-Re-Mi.

A CEO of a major corporation and executives of financial corporations were among retirees from professional occupations who formed a nonprofit organ…
4 September 2009Hope Institute
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