Posts Tagged ‘Social Innovation’

  • An interesting response to our recent talk

    An interesting response to our recent talk

    May 23rd, 2012 | Expressive Change | Undine Whande | 2 Comments

    The first thing that struck me from the talk and that had me celebrate inwardly was that these insights are now surfacing at various points through various people who have all been keenly and committedly observing their environments and coming to similar conclusions: That organisations are […]

    Read More

  • Social innovation from the inside out

    Social innovation from the inside out

    May 13th, 2012 | Expressive Change | Warren Nilsson & Tana Paddock | 11 Comments

    We are excited to share this talk that Warren gave last month at University of Cape Town exploring the organizational dimensions of social innovation. In our experience, few social purpose organizations spend much time looking at how their own organizational cultures support or hinder the kinds of changes in the world they are working so hard to create. In this talk, Warren challenges us to consider how much of our current difficulty in fostering and scaling social innovation is bound up in this disconnect. What kind of change might we create if […]

    Read More

  • The social innovation space

    The social innovation space

    September 7th, 2011 | Expressive Change | Warren Nilsson & Tana Paddock | No Comments

    Inscaping is too broad a concept to explain some of the variation we see in the capacities of different organizations to become true social innovators. Many organizations might reasonably describe themselves as good at inscaping. They are relatively open and honest. The members of the organization care about each other and are willing and able to share their experiences. Yet these organizations often struggle to fully develop their capacities for meaningful, resilient social change. Why?

    Read More

  • Whole person, whole system

    Whole person, whole system

    August 14th, 2011 | Expressive Change | Warren Nilsson | 1 Comment

    What is less well understood is that treating each other as the patchwork, unruly human beings we are, rather than the zippered office functionaries we pretend to be, is also the only way we can really come to understand, let alone affect, the larger institutional patterns we are trying to change […]

    Read More

  • Pioneering change from within

    Pioneering change from within

    March 30th, 2011 | Expressive Change | Tana Paddock | 3 Comments

    Check out this thought-provoking theory of social change that Debbie Frieze of the Berkana Exchange describes in this 7-minute video clip. I particularly appreciate the question that Debbie raises towards the end, one that she says has been an important point of debate and exploration for her organization: Is it possible to create pioneering change […]

    Read More

  • A simple practice that caught our attention

    A simple practice that caught our attention

    December 10th, 2010 | Expressive Change | Warren Nilsson | 9 Comments

    We are in Cape Town for a few weeks and just got back from a meeting with Nathan Heller at The Hub, a co-working space for social innovators. Although The Hub Cape Town only recently opened its doors, the model has been around for a while and there are over two dozen Hubs worldwide in […]

    Read More

kurumsal reklam