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SIX - A global game of consequences
Capacity Building

SIX - A global game of consequences

“Consequences” is a British parlour game. The game is very simple – everyone begins with a piece of paper and a pen. On the piece of paper is…
SIX
2 September 2011
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Fueling Nonprofit Innovation: R&D Vigor Trumps Randomized Control Trial Rigor
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Fueling Nonprofit Innovation: R&D Vigor Trumps Randomized Control Trial Rigor

At the Social Impact Exchange conference in New York a few months ago, I heard the leader of a rapidly growing, national youth-serving nonprofit pro…
16 August 2011Peter York, Stanford Social Innovation Review
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Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, on Social Innovation
Capacity Building

Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, on Social Innovation

Recently, I sat down with Dr. Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, to discuss, in great depth, the evolution and promise of social…
18 February 2011Adam Hart
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What a Hundred Million Calls to 311 Reveal About New York
Scaling Innovation

What a Hundred Million Calls to 311 Reveal About New York

This article from Steven Johnson, author of ‘Where Good Ideas Come From’ demonstrates how the effective pooling, sharing and analysis of data ca…
12 November 2010Delphi Jarrett
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Patterns, Principles, and Practices in Social Innovation
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Patterns, Principles, and Practices in Social Innovation

The November issues of 'The Philanthropist' explores the concept of social innovation and the ways people are putting it into practice in Canada. Co…
4 November 2010Delphi Jarrett
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Social Innovation - Let's hear those ideas
Policy

Social Innovation - Let's hear those ideas

In America and Britain governments hope that a partnership with “social entrepreneurs” can solve some of society’s most intractable problems R…
17 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Charles Leadbeater: The internet can facilitate social change
Capacity Building

Charles Leadbeater: The internet can facilitate social change

Author and social entrepreneur Charles Leadbeater says that new technology can give ordinary people the means to tackle social problems in direct,…
9 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Scaling new heights: How to Spot Small Successes in the Public Sector and Make Them Big
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Scaling new heights: How to Spot Small Successes in the Public Sector and Make Them Big

President Clinton once said, "nearly every problem has been solved by someone, somewhere. The challenge of the 21st century is to find out what work…
5 July 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Social Venturing
Scaling Innovation

Social Venturing

Social Innovator Series: Ways to design, develop and grow social innovation. This volume - part of a series on methods and issues in social innovat…
28 September 2009Louise Pulford
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Social Pioneers
Finance

Social Pioneers

INTRODUCTION: Celebrate the possible Necessity is, of course, the mother of invention – and that’s as true in public services as any other fiel…
26 March 2009Louise Pulford
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