Technology and Innovation for Social Change

Technology and Innovation for Social Change


rigidity exists among technologists and social thinkers end result of the impression expertise and innovation have on social values and norms, that is frequently seen as harmful to the cultural textile of a kingdom or society. because the worldwide enterprise setting is the context during which implementation of know-how and innovation occurs, it's greatly authorised because the significant explanation for such conflicts. during this backdrop, this edited ebook integrates autonomous examine from around the globe. It bargains with the character and importance of know-how, innovation and social swap in addition to the relationships among them, and discusses the importance of social entrepreneurship from social innovation and expertise perspectives.

Research parts lined are on the topic of the advance and deployment of expertise, innovation and data in social switch, features of associations, types, function of presidency and company social accountability and neighborhood involvement. a number of points of social switch are mentioned within the context of India, Mexico, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Nigeria and different African international locations. yet society doesn't silently settle for technologically enforced adjustments; occasionally know-how is noticeable as an enemy of inclusive progress and for plenty of, monetary improvement is an anti-thesis of social switch. chosen case reports on sector-specific applied sciences, corresponding to using genetically converted seeds in agriculture, which has impacted the marketplace and society, are significantly analyzed to strengthen insights into the adoption of expertise and its impression. even as it examines coverage similar matters, with none bias in want of, or opposed to, a selected expertise.

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