Book Excerpts

Excerpts from books on social innovation

Business

Peers Inc

By Robin Chase

Peers Inc explores how age-old concepts of capitalism, consumerism, and even ownership are taking on new meaning in today’s marketplace of the "sharing economy."

The Resilience Dividend

By Judith Rodin

In The Resilience Dividend, Judith Rodin addresses how individuals, communities, and organizations have built resilience in the aftermath of disasters, and why resilience is an urgent socio-economic issue.

Design Thinking

Smartcuts

By Shane Snow

Smartcuts analyzes the smart shortcuts various successful people take via "lateral thinking" so that all workers and thinkers can be encouraged to work smarter.