How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
How to Change the World is an insightful topic that should be focused and strive to make this world a better place. Each chapter of David Bornstein book always brings a new a story about a passionate soul who implemented a program that bettered the lives of the people around the world.
Change is a permanent feature in our lives or in the life span of organizations. Change is an inevitable phenomenon and you may choose to have change in your personal life or you may be forced to change in your life patterns. Change may happen to you when you are unconscious. When I came across this topic the first question that came to mind was “what exactly can I also do to bring or initiate a change to this world of ours?”
For the sake of this discussion I would focuses on planned changes in our organizations or communities, changes that affect a large scale of people, change whose impact affects many people and last long, whose effect may take generations while still being felt. The change to be discussed is not due to scientific innovations or through natural experimentation but through social innovation. It is the change that affects our patterns of thinking and our ways of doing things. It is a change that affects the fabrics of our social existence. Some scholars have come to call it social entrepreneurships. By social it means it affects the way people live and the way people do things. According to dictionary.reference.com; which says “change is to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone”: to change one's name; to change one's opinion; to change the course of history. A renowned Kotter also defines change as the utilization of basic structures and tools to control any organizational effort. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “change is an approach to shifting/transitioning individuals, teams, and...