Upcoming Webinar: Social Innovation in Professionalized Settings
We need social innovation in our health care, education, and social services sectors. However, these sectors do not typically experience the same degree of turmoil that presents opportunities for social innovation in other settings. As well, these sectors tend to be highly professionalized, meaning that professions (and professionals) that work within these sectors have firmly established ways of defining and solving important social problems.
Join us on Monday, August 12 at 1 pm for an online presentation and conversation with Jo-Louise Huq. Founder of CCIG Solutions and adjunct professor at the Haskyne School of Business, Jo-Louise works in (and researches how to) encourage and support collaborative change and innovation in sectors and organizations where ways of working are firmly established and often professionalized. In this webinar, she will:
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- Examine why and how professionalism can limit opportunities for social innovation.
- Examine two pathways through which social innovation might be introduced when sectors are professionalized.
- Look at disrupting action and how it can contribute to conditioning professionalized sectors for social innovation.