Desperately Seeking: A Shared Understanding of Social Innovation

Section: Work and Equal Opportunities

The development of a theoretically sound concept is an important challenge to unfold the potential of social innovation. Defining social innovation as a new combination or figuration of social practices allows integrating the many different (and sometimes conflicting) meanings of social innovation and offers a new perspective on the multiplicity of the concept of social innovation. This also offers the opportunity for a better understanding of the relationship of social and technological innovation and lays the foundation for further scientific research.

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Authors: Howaldt, J., Hochgerner, J.

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Category: Buchbeiträge

Publication Date: 2018

Procurement: Online (download)