PUBLIC LECTURE: UWA Business School Public Lecture – Pathways to Social Innovation with Professor Tina Dacin
|UWA Business School Public Lecture – Pathways to Social Innovation with Professor Tina Dacin
Pathways to Social Innovation
Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Professor Tina Dacin, E. Marie Shantz Professor of Strategy and Organisational Behaviour Queen's School of Business, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is the Director of the Queen's School of Business Centre for Responsible Leadership and Area Coordinator of the Organisational Behaviour group at the school. She is also a member of the University Senate at Queen's University and Chair of the Principal's Innovation Fund Committee.
Social innovation has become an increasingly powerful vehicle in addressing today’s social needs. From launching new courses to the emergence of design principles and incubators, students and practitioners are seeking to understand how to leverage and accelerate social innovation to address a wide range of issues, including sustainability, poverty, education, citizen engagement and healthy communities.
During the lecture you’ll discover:
- What is social innovation and why is it important?
- What is the role of space in animating social innovation? In other words, how do you take an idea and bring it to life?
- What are the key elements of successful social innovation?
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