Decoding the change genome

Would we invest in something if we had little hard data to suggest what we could expect to gain from

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The Finger Pointing to the Moon

In social innovation we are at risk of confusing our stories of success for real, genuine impact. Without theories, implementation

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The Organizational Zombie Resistance Kit

Zombies — unaware, semi-conscious, distracted individuals — are all around us and running many of the organizations we work in

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The Literacy of Change

It has been said that change is the only constant, yet for something so pervasive change is a remarkably thorny and poorly understood concept. One reason is that change is often approached as a set of facts about a static state of affairs instead of as a literacy, which at change in a far more dynamic context that reflects human systems more accurately.

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No Contest: The Cost of Crowd-based Social Innovation

Contests are seen by many in the social sector as a way to engage audiences and generate new thinking about

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Fashionably Thinking About Systems and Consumption

In April 2013 the world was horrified to learn that more than one thousand people were killed in a Bangladeshi

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How Serious Are We About Learning?

When journalist and book author Daniel Pink tweeted the above image the other day it provoked thinking about what real

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