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The business of good : social entrepreneurship and the new bottom line / by Jason Haber

By: Haber, Jason.
Publisher: Irvine, C.A. : Entrepreneur Press, 2016Description: xxii, 191 p. : 22 cm.ISBN: 9781599185866.Subject(s): Entrepreneurs | Start ups | Sustainability | Sociology | CharitiesOnline resources: Download as an eBook | Read our book review
Contents:
AND NOW FOR THE GOOD NEWS: Iran, a good place to start -- The media's role in all this -- July 9, 1999 -- Order is restored and the world continues to turn -- June 12, 2009 -- Where are we now? THE GREAT CONVERGENCE: The ball drops -- The hangover of the millennium -- Web 2.0 -- The cascade -- More than a dream -- Social entrepreneurs as global citizens. CAPITALISM 2.0: Supermarkets - capitalism by the aisle -- So, what is social entrepreneurship -- Ben Franklin, social entrepreneur -- They've had it -- The tipping point -- Acing the challenge -- Thinking big -- Investing with impact -- B different -- The power of patience -- Being unreasonable. CHALLENGING THE CHARITY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The three pillars -- A city upon a hill -- The charity circuit -- The folly of free shirts -- A great adventure. BOTTOM OF THE PYRAMID: The road less traveled becomes a beaten path -- Going big -- Making it scale -- Intelligent design -- Be a light in the world -- Build a nest. THE KICKSTARTERS: Carnegie revisited -- Opening the gates -- It's like getting into Harvard, only tougher -- The legendary Bill Drayton -- Dotcom kickstarters -- On the case -- The globalists. ONE FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL: Out of sight -- Love it -- A year up -- A different kind of entrepreneur - an intrapreneur. RISE OF THE MILLENNIALS: Generation now -- Millennials and the great convergence -- A millennial mom -- Rendezvous. FAILURITIS: Failure is not an option -- When failure strikes -- Recidivism at Rikers -- Turf battle free zone -- The future of SIBs. THE GADDAFI LESSON: The next step -- The classroom -- It begins -- Lesson learned. THE PALE BLUE DOT: A United Nations -- Cross the rubicon -- The Kobayashi Maru -- The big picture.
Summary: Regales the history of social entrepreneurship and the political, economic and human rights events that have shaped it. Offers case studies and anecdotes that illustrate this new wave of philanthropy and how it can grow the economy, create jobs and make a difference.
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AND NOW FOR THE GOOD NEWS: Iran, a good place to start -- The media's role in all this -- July 9, 1999 -- Order is restored and the world continues to turn -- June 12, 2009 -- Where are we now? THE GREAT CONVERGENCE: The ball drops -- The hangover of the millennium -- Web 2.0 -- The cascade -- More than a dream -- Social entrepreneurs as global citizens. CAPITALISM 2.0: Supermarkets - capitalism by the aisle -- So, what is social entrepreneurship -- Ben Franklin, social entrepreneur -- They've had it -- The tipping point -- Acing the challenge -- Thinking big -- Investing with impact -- B different -- The power of patience -- Being unreasonable. CHALLENGING THE CHARITY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The three pillars -- A city upon a hill -- The charity circuit -- The folly of free shirts -- A great adventure. BOTTOM OF THE PYRAMID: The road less traveled becomes a beaten path -- Going big -- Making it scale -- Intelligent design -- Be a light in the world -- Build a nest. THE KICKSTARTERS: Carnegie revisited -- Opening the gates -- It's like getting into Harvard, only tougher -- The legendary Bill Drayton -- Dotcom kickstarters -- On the case -- The globalists. ONE FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL: Out of sight -- Love it -- A year up -- A different kind of entrepreneur - an intrapreneur. RISE OF THE MILLENNIALS: Generation now -- Millennials and the great convergence -- A millennial mom -- Rendezvous. FAILURITIS: Failure is not an option -- When failure strikes -- Recidivism at Rikers -- Turf battle free zone -- The future of SIBs. THE GADDAFI LESSON: The next step -- The classroom -- It begins -- Lesson learned. THE PALE BLUE DOT: A United Nations -- Cross the rubicon -- The Kobayashi Maru -- The big picture.

Regales the history of social entrepreneurship and the political, economic and human rights events that have shaped it. Offers case studies and anecdotes that illustrate this new wave of philanthropy and how it can grow the economy, create jobs and make a difference.

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