Monday, June 29, 2009

New Issue of Innovations Journal

The Spring 2009 issue is out. It is focused on "Resilience in a Turbulent World." You'll find it here, and several articles are online for free.

Table of Contents: Resilience in a Turbulent World

Lead Essays
  • The Upside of the Downturn: How Sustainable Banking Can Deliver a Better Future, by Peter Blom

  • Collective Leadership and Overlapping Vital Interests: The Unrealized Power of Megacommunities, by Reginald Van Lee, Mark J. Gerencser, Chris Kelly, Robin Portman
Cases Authored by Innovators

  • Changing the Landscape of Power (Innovations Case Narrative: Amazon Conservation Team), by Mark J. Plotkin

  • A Conservation Ethic in Practice: Preserving Cultural and Biodiversity by Bridging the Generational Knowledge Base (Innovations Case Discussion: Amazon Conservation Team), by Norka Ruiz Bravo

  • Kiva at Four (Innovations Case Narrative: Kiva), by Matt Flannery

  • Building on Kiva's Success: Can Kiva Lenders Influence U.S. Foreign Aid Policy? (Innovations Case Discussion: Kiva), by Sam Daley-Harris
  • The Economics of Branchless Banking, by Ignacio Mas

  • Designing Mobile Money Services Lessons from M-PESA, by Ignacio Mas and Olga Morawczynski

  • Best Responders: Post-Katrina Innovation and Improvisation by Wal-Mart and the U.S. Coast Guard, by Steven Horwitz

  • Identifying Disruptive Innovation: Innovation Theory and the Defense Industry, by Peter Dombrowski, Eugene Gholz

Perspectives on Policy

  • Creative Discovery: Reconsidering the Relationship Between Entrepreneurship and Innovation, by Dane Stangler

  • Insure to Assure: A New Paradigm for Nuclear Nonproliferation and International Security, by Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan, Debra K. Decker

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