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Developing a Practitioner's Social Innovation Framework: Definitions, Outcomes and Processes

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posted on 08.02.2021, 02:50 authored by YONG YUAN TEH
“What is social innovation?” To date, a practical and universally accepted definition of social innovation is missing. This thesis hopes to address this theory-practice gap. Recognising that social innovation is initially developed from practice, this research explores the perspectives of practitioners involved in the deployment of social innovation, in particular the context of social innovation competitions. This research has three areas of focus, namely the concept of social innovation (definitions); what impacts social innovation has created (outcomes); and how social innovation is developed and implemented (processes). Research findings led to this research developing a Practitioner’s Social Innovation Framework.

History

Campus location

Malaysia

Principal supervisor

Jothee Sinnakkannu

Additional supervisor 1

Buriata Eti-Tofinga

Additional supervisor 2

Calvin W.H. Cheong

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

School of Business and Economics (Monash University Malaysia)

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics