Essays about: "social innovation"

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  1. 1. Social Impact Bonds in Sweden: Structural and operational impediments from experts’ perspectives

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonathan Good; Mattias Juhlin; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Social Impact Bonds; SIB; Social Finance; Social Entrepreneurship; Pay for Success; Social Impact Investment;

    Abstract : Background and PurposeSocial Impact Bonds has recently received attention in Sweden as a new financing model thatmight enable increased efficiency and innovation within public service provision. As a financingmodel, Social Impact Bonds’ outcome-based structure, allows increased service provisionmeasuring, enabling increased transparency and new thoughts and practices to be put in place inareas of the social services where problems are prevailing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Open Minded Innovation: A Case Study on Crowdsourcing for Social Innovation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lee Giove; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Open Innovation; Crowdsourcing; Crowdsourcing Contest; Crowdsourcing Prize; Social Innovation; Social Impact; Collective Intelligence; OpenIDEO; Early Childhood Development;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis explores how crowdsourcing and, in particular, crowdsourcing contestscan be utilized for the advancement of social innovation. Crowdsourcing contests are growingin popularity as a means for generating innovation across multiple sectors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seeing What’s Next in the Management Consulting Industry - A qualitative study of how the management consulting industry might become disrupted

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Estelle Beaunez Lundqvist; Fredrika Dahlberg; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : disruption; disruptive innovation opportunities; management consulting industry; disruption of the management consulting industry;

    Abstract : The world we live in is in constant change, transforming the business landscape acrossindustries. The rapid economic and social development is affecting all sources of activity,turning industrial change into one of the 21st century’s biggest challenges for businesses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the B2B Innovation Decision Making Processes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Aida Lojo; Albert Tóth; Kevin Latorre; [2020]
    Keywords : Adoption of Innovation; Organizational Adoption Decision; B2B decision-making; Incremental Innovation; Radical Innovations; Psychological barriers to Adoption of Innovation; Innovation Resistance; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Date of the Seminar: May 2020 Course: ENTN39 Master’s Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation Internship and Degree Project (Master’s thesis 15 ECTS) Authors: Aida Lojo, Albert Tóth, Kevin Latorre Supervisor: Joakim Winborg Examiner: Sotaro Shibayama Keywords: Adoption of Innovation; Organizational Adoption Decision; B2B decision-making; Incremental Innovation; Radical Innovations; Psychological barriers to Adoption of Innovation; Innovation Resistance Research question: How do Psychological Barriers to Adoption of Innovation Evolve throughout the Organizational Decision-Making Process? Methodology: As part of this research, an inductive and qualitative study which is based on data collection through semi-structured interviews has been conducted. The research methodology relies on a longitudinal case study and takes an interpretive epistemological approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promotion of influence and design features of e-petitions : A quantitative study of relationships and digitalization

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : David Karlström; [2020]
    Keywords : e-petition; digital innovation; design; influence; e-democracy;

    Abstract : E-democracy may promote influence in political processes. A new e-democratic tool in Sweden is the e-petition. This thesis studies to what extent the e-petition implementations by Swedish municipalities promote citizen influence in political processes and the relationship between variations in citizen influence and e-petition design features. READ MORE