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Good intentions are not enough : why we fail at helping others

Good intentions are not enough : why we fail at helping others (Loan 2 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Low, Robin.
Title Statement
Good intentions are not enough : why we fail at helping others / Robin Low, Civil Innovation Lab.
Publication, Distribution, etc
New Jersey :   World Scientific,   c2017.  
Physical Medium
viiii, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9789813200562 9789813200579 (pbk)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Voluntarism. Humanitarianism. Social service. Community organization. Disaster relief.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Intro -- Contents -- About the Author -- 1. Introduction -- Rich People are Not the Solution -- Social Enterprises — Really that Social? -- Doing Good -- 2. Shifting Morals and Ethics -- Conflict between Ethical versus Legal -- Conflicts between Ethics and Morals -- Ethics, Morals and Laws Change -- 3. Why We Fail at Helping -- Averages -- “Fastest Growing Organization” -- Cost of Running an Orphanage for One Year (in dollars) -- Operating in Silos -- Office Politics and Bureaucracy -- 4. Traveling Overseas to Help? Whom are You Helping? -- Calling a Spade — A Spade -- 5. Scapegoating -- 6. The Dangers of Social Intervention -- Reflection -- 7. The Curse of Exclusion -- 8. Paradox in the Social Sphere -- Subsidy/Salary Gap -- Food Donations -- Lack of Investment in Agriculture -- Food Wastage -- So Much Grain, So Many Hungry People -- Poor Farmers -- Free/Subsidized Housing -- Free Mosquito Nets -- More Food ≠ Better Nutrition -- Unequal Perception Triggers Wrong Innovation -- Funding does not Fund Results -- Overheads to Run a Charity Well are Seen as “Inefficient” -- Success, Scale, Fail -- Irony of Earth Hour -- 9. The Great Convergence -- Background: The Great Disruption -- Foreground: The Great Convergence -- Background: The Marital Argument -- The Two-cultures Quarrel -- Twenty-first Century: Sunset of the Literati -- Web 2.0 — Dawn of the NeoLiterati -- Marriage Counseling -- The Heart of Business -- The Third Wave: The Social Entrepreneur -- The Great Convergence -- References -- 10. Empowering State of Mind -- 11. Having More Social Enterprise is Not Enough -- The Flaws of Aid -- 12. Case Study 1: Rescued Prostitutes -- 13. Case Study 2: Internet Comes to El Limón -- 14. Case Study 3: The Flower Lady -- 15. The Unequal Distribution of Resources -- 16. Giving Done Wrong -- 17. Free Destroys the Economy -- 18. Good Intentions Fail -- Expansion Failure -- Sticking-to-Original-Methods Failure -- Innovation Failure -- Intuition Failure -- 19. Case Study 4: Sanitation Woes -- 20. Case Study 5: They Ate the Chickens -- 21. Case Study 6: Community Involvement Program Gone Wrong -- 22. Social Technology -- Persuasive Technology -- War -- Peace -- 23. Peace Technology, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship -- Social Innovation -- The Need for Social Innovation -- Social Enterprise -- Social Entrepreneurship -- 24. CSR 2.0 -- How are the Companies Doing on External Engagement? -- Where have they Gone Wrong? -- So What can be Done Better? -- 25. Social Intrapreneur -- 26. Social Business -- The Social Business Concept -- Seven Principles: The Principles of Social Business -- 27. Design Thinking and Social Innovation -- The Design Process -- 28. Social Community -- The Power of Crowds -- Success — Scale — Fail -- Why Communities? -- 29. Crabs versus Turtles -- Crab Mentality -- Turtle Mentality -- 30. Risk versus Innovation -- 31. Never Help -- Engage, Enable, Empower & Connect -- Engage -- Enable -- Empower -- Connect -- 32. Case Study 7: Amazon Disaster Registry -- 33. Case Study 8: Disaster Recovery through Art and Tourism -- 34. Case Study 9: Relief B2B (Business to Business) -- 35. Case Study 10: Relief B2V (Business to Village) -- 36. Case Study 11: Relief Enterprise -- Exclusion of Local Resources and Alienation of Funds -- Lack of Sustainability and Transparency of Donation-based Relief and Recovery Initiatives -- Transforming Donors into Conscious Consumers, Donation Recipients to Generators of Wealth -- An Entrepreneurial Approach to Disaster Recovery -- Local Strategy and Participation of Local and Grassroots Organizations -- A Proven Business Concept -- Unique and Special Marketplace -- Volunteer and Pro-bono Coverage of Expenses -- Conscious Consumerism — The Needed Change -- Challenges to Conscious Consumerism -- 37. Human-Centric Community Empowerment -- So What can we Learn from Businesses? -- Human-centric Disaster Relief -- 38. Social Capital -- What is Social Capital? -- How does Social Capital Work? -- The Importance of “Weak Ties” -- 39. Circular Economy -- Why Circular Economy is Important -- Reduce -- Renew -- Extend -- Industrial Ecology -- 40. Case Study 12: Prison Entrepreneurship -- Prison Entrepreneurship -- 41. Case Study 13: Solar Forward -- 42. Case Study 14: The Sustainability Place Of Destiny (“SPOD”) -- The Need for Sustainability Globally -- Societal Gaps in the Continuum of Education -- An Incubation Hub for the Continuum of Youth Leadership Development -- Career Roadmap Development for Social Entrepreneurship -- Engaging the Business Communities for Sustainable Future Cities -- An Integrated Approach for Student Projects and Internship -- Proposed Engagement Process -- Phase 1 — Awareness -- Proposed Engagement Process -- Phase 2 — Advocacy -- Phase 3 — Action -- Conclusion -- 43. Jump Start Self-Organizing -- Values Drive Us and the Organization -- Roles Form from Negotiating Values -- Self-organization -- Trust and Transparency -- 44. Conscious Consumerism — The Needed Change -- 45. Iteration versus Innovation -- Innovation is Expensive -- Innovation is Disruption -- First Mover has the Advantage -- You Must Innovate All the Time -- 46. Social Innovation is Not an Easy Task -- 47. Responsibility & Reciprocity -- 48. Conclusion -- Appendix -- Platforms for Supporting Next Generation Businesses and Resilient Societies -- Movements/Social Change -- Social Ventures/Social Enterprises/Social Businesses -- Knowledge Converged -- Funds/Financing -- Inspiration/Strategy -- Inspirational Blogs -- Text/Knowledge/Books -- Causes of War and Peace -- Countries Do Get Happier When They Get Richer — But Only If They Share The Wealth -- .

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