New Books in January-February 2016

January 6, 2016 at 4:51 pm Leave a comment


Getting beyond better: how social entrepreneurship works

Roger L. Martin and Sally R. Osberg

Doriot and Tanoto libraries

HD6950.4 .M378 2015


Who drives transformation in society? How do they do it? In this compelling book, strategy guru Roger L. Martin and Skoll Foundation President and CEO Sally R. Osberg describe how social entrepreneurs target systems that exist in a stable but unjust equilibrium and transform them into entirely new, superior, and sustainable equilibria. All of these leaders–call them disrupters, visionaries, or changemakers–develop, build, and scale their solutions in ways that bring about the truly revolutionary change that makes the world a fairer and better place. The book begins with a probing and useful theory of social entrepreneurship, moving through history to illuminate what it is, how it works, and the nature of its role in modern society. The authors then set out a framework for understanding how successful social entrepreneurs actually go about producing transformative change. There are four key stages: understanding the world; envisioning a new future; building a model for change; and scaling the solution.

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