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A social innovator play four key roles efficiently as an Initator-catalyst- leader-and implementer . The roles keep on changing as circ**stances demand.

Social Innovation is about bringing change in the things we do for achieving larger objectives of financial economic sustanibility , reducing social inequality and getting rid of inequity in resources.

Social innovation is a growing continous community development movement whose building blocks are creativity, community participation, social values, organised right approach, leadership development, right people at right time, efficient delivery, and resource development

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Comment by Brian Ballsun-Stanton on March 5, 2010 at 3:55am
Interesting. Some philosophical points to consider.

Are you looking for equality of result, or opportunity? What is the fundamental unit of value in resources? (Different economic schools have different opinions here).

Should social innovation be community based or individual based? What are the differences in action? What are the individual expectations of community organization?

What is the nature of leadership in innovation? What are the dangers of leadership in innovation?

Finally, your ideas are slightly evocative of Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower. Have you read it? If you haven't, I'd love to hear your reaction when viewing it in the light of evoke.
Comment by Emma Marie on March 5, 2010 at 4:57am
So, What are you hoping to achieve through being a social innovator yourself? =) I am hoping to help give others the opportunity to be self-determined and empower them using networking technologies.
Comment by Anupama Sharma on March 5, 2010 at 3:49pm
Hi Brian ,
Thanks for comments
I am looking at reaching social equality where under privilages get all social benefits as that of people at higher class of society.
Social values are integral part of any community culture so objectives has to be achieved keeping the values as a support to the system rather than other way round. Resources comprise of human resources and infrastructure and I think both are fundamental in bringing equity.
Community development is the window of the social innovation where as the innovation can be individual driven.
Motivation as s leadership skill is the essence of social innovation drive.
I havent read Octavia but definately I am gonna read it
Comment by Anupama Sharma on March 5, 2010 at 4:01pm
Hi Emma.

I have similar beliefs, I believe in empowering people, it does wonders and you can see the tangible results. As a social innovator I become the medium for spreading information, bridging people and initiator of new schemes that support and develop the marginalised segments of society.


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