Listed below are some articles that sheds light on social innovation forums:
Additionally these presentations may help in developing your entrepreneurial ideas.
Innovation – The Social Innovation Fund is a government funded initiative that promotes social entrepreneurship for the improvement societal issues. http://www.economist.com/node/16789766(Article).The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science covers several case studies of social entrepreneurial transformations in impoverished areas. http://jab.sagepub.com/content/40/3/260.full.pdf+html(Exercise)This paper discusses the social benefits of social entrepreneurship and the catalyst that it brings to societal restoration. http://www.iese.edu/cat/files/future%20research_tcm6-15951.pdf (Essay)
Partnership – Skoll Foundation and SustainAbility formed a partnership for social entrepreneurial purposes. The new term for a small Social Entrepreneurial business partnered with a major enterprise is called Social Intrapreneurship. http://www.sustainability.com/case-studies/skoll-foundation (Social Intrapreneurship)
This paper investigates the process of promoting social entrepreneurship through a case study of the “Incubator for Social Entrepreneurship,” a partnership of Israeli NGO’s government agencies, and private individuals.
AmericanUniversityof Nigeriahas a Social Entrepreneurship club to resurrect the spirit of community service in the less fortunate areas. http://www.americanuniversitynigeria.org/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=399:social-entrepreneurship-club-to-galvanize-community-service&catid=15:aun-news&Itemid=17 (article)
This chapter in The Oxford handbook of Lifelong Learning focuses on social entrepreneurship and its role in corporate social responsibility.
Community – “An undergraduate student at the George Washington University taking a class on Social Entrepreneurship through the School of Public Health and Health Services. This blog is a daily reflection of what [she has] seen and learned;” http://colormeindia.tumblr.com/post/8439755818/the-women-around-me (Reflection)
This article argues that social entrepreneurship is imperative to the successful promotion of taking proper hygiene precautions in the inner city.
“This article provides a case study of Tom Cousins, a social entrepreneur who used his own venture philanthropic investments and leveraged additional resources through extensive public private partnerships for the sole intent of redeveloping an area of disinvestment and poverty.” http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/nml.111/pdf (case study)
Impact – Andrew Kablar, a student in HarvardBusinessSchool, started a non-profit org called Orphans against Aids. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/opinion/27kristof.html?_r=1 (Article)
This exercise discusses the implications for social entrepreneurship theory, management practice, and policy directions. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090951605000532#SECX9 (exercise)
Other University Social Entrepreneurship programs:
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship Center
TheMITEntrepreneurshipCenter is committed to fostering and developing MIT’s entrepreneurial activities and interests in three primary areas: education and research, alliances, and community. TheMITEntrepreneurshipCenter offers courses in social entrepreneurship.
- Duke University Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship
A research and education center based atDukeUniversity’s Fuqua School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) promotes the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise
- Brigham Young University Marriot School: Peery Social Entrepreneurship Program
The program embraces social entrepreneurial goals primarily through student associations and activities like Students for Social Entrepreneurship, a program wherein student teams work with recognized entrepreneurs on projects, and the Social Venture Competition, an event where students develop business plans to meet social needs. The program also recognizes students engaged in social entrepreneurship causes as Peery Social Entrepreneurship Fellows.