Title: Intentional Innovation: How Getting More Systemic about Innovation Could Improve Philanthropy and Increase Social Impact
Author(s): Kasper, Gabriel, and Clohesy, Stephanie
Subject: Non-profit organizations – general
Publisher: W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Place of Publication: Battle Creek, MI
Date of Publication: 2008
Abstract: To help spark and sustain a conversation about innovation in the social sector, we partnered with two firms with deep expertise in these issues—the Monitor Institute and Clohesy Consulting. This report represents the findings of our work together, pulling into one place the best of current innovation theory and practice, and exploring how innovation could become a more consistent and reliable commodity for social good. We want to stress the ideas, methods, tools and “value statements” in this report were not created or developed by this foundation. We ourselves are early stage learners and users of these tools and concepts—not “the experts.” Indeed we hope you interpret this report as a learning dialogue versus a lecture. The report itself could perhaps be viewed as a “rapid prototype,” far from complete yet sufficient to create ongoing dialogue, and so we invite your engagement to improve and refine the content moving forward.
Language: English
Material Type: Report

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