A new resource aims to nurture the next generation of social entrepreneurs and support them in their efforts to create social value in innovative ways.
NOVEMBER 16, 2012 - Stanford Social Innovation Review
A dramatic increase in demand for university courses in social innovation and social entrepreneurship over the past few years has presented university educators with two big challenges: 1) to develop a solid understanding of precisely what social entrepreneurs and innovators actually do, and therefore, what they need to know, and 2) to identify the best ways to organize courses and what to include in terms of course content.
A recent special issue of “Academy Management Learning and Education” (AMLE) examines these challenges and is built on the recognition that social entrepreneurship and social innovation are no longer peripheral activities confined to the margins of economies. Instead, they are fundamentally about new and innovative ways of organizing, collaborating, and managing that leverage current practices and technologies. This is where management education can play a crucial role—by nurturing the next generation of social entrepreneurs and supporting them in their efforts to create social value in innovative ways... http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/entrepreneurial_education?utm_source=Enews12_11_29&amp;amp;utm_medium=email&amp;amp;utm_content=3&amp;amp;utm_campaign=lawrence_phillips_tracey