Social Innovations in Education, Environment, and Healthcare

Social Innovations in Education, Environment, and Healthcare

Projected Release Date: March, 2024|Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 320
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-2569-8
ISBN13: 9798369325698|EISBN13: 9798369325704
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In the 21st century, traditional approaches to societal challenges often fall short. The need for innovative solutions is palpable, grounded in the understanding that progress is contingent upon embracing change. Scholars, policymakers, and institutions grapple with the delicate balance between economic growth and social well-being. The dichotomy between technical and social innovations becomes apparent, necessitating a comprehensive understanding of their interplay. The urgency to bridge this gap, addressing societal needs while fostering economic prosperity forms the crux of the challenge.

Social Innovations in Education, Environment, and Healthcare emerge as an illuminating solution. Authored by experts in the field, this book offers a compelling exploration of social innovation as the key to unlocking transformative change. By delving into the intricacies of ideation, collaboration, implementation, and value creation, the book provides a roadmap for scholars, policymakers, non-profit organizations, for-profit firms, and universities. It dismantles the barriers between developed and developing nations, advocating for a global perspective in the pursuit of inclusive and impactful social innovations.

Social Innovations in Education, Environment, and Healthcare is more than a book; it is a call to action. Drawing from renowned philosophers, economists, and innovators, it challenges the conventional wisdom surrounding societal progress. The authors beckon readers to move beyond the status quo, offering a systemic framework for understanding and implementing diverse forms of social innovation. This book stands as a beacon for those eager to not only contribute to economic growth but also create meaningful societal impact. It beckons academia, policy circles, and institutions to embrace the transformative potential of social innovation, ushering in an era where change is not just accepted but embraced for the greater good.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Model Canvas for Social Enterprise
  • Diffusion of Social Innovations
  • Dynamics of Social Innovation
  • For Profit Social Innovation
  • Identifying Social Needs
  • Managing Social Innovation
  • Non-Profit Social Innovation
  • Social Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Social Innovation and Social Change
  • Social Innovation and Societal Transformation
  • Social Innovation in Elementary Education
  • Social Innovation in Higher Education
  • Social Innovations for Improving Healthcare
  • Social Innovations for Improving the Environment
  • Social Needs and Social Innovation
  • Social Psychology and Social Innovation
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Harish Chandra Chandan is independent Researcher in Business. He was Professor of Business at Argosy University, Atlanta. He was interim chair of the business program in 2011. He received President’s award for excellence in teaching in 2007, 2008 and 2009. His teaching philosophy is grounded in the learner needs and life-long learning. His research interests include research methods, leadership, marketing, and organizational behavior. He has published 20 peer-reviewed articles in business journals and five chapters in business reference books. Dr. Chandan has presented conference papers at Academy of Management, International Academy of Business and Management, Southeast Association of Information Systems, and Academy of International Business. Prior to joining Argosy, Dr. Chandan managed optical fiber and cable product qualification laboratories for Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories. During his career with Lucent, he had 40 technical publications, a chapter in a book and five patents.
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