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[http://www.impactbydesigninc.org/diffusion-of-innovation] - - public:weinreich
behavior_change, how_to, organization, social_change, theory - 5 | id:177130 -

If you or a small group of colleagues are the ones trying to bring a new practice to your organization, you are an innovator. You are inspired by a new practice you discovered, but will likely face problems getting it accepted. Consider that the challenges you experience when spreading a new practice are totally normal. It doesn’t mean you are failing, should stop trying, or there is anything “wrong” with staff and colleagues. It just means that your role is to plan how to motivate other members of the system

[http://www.modelsofimpact.co/] - - public:weinreich
cause_marketing, design, social_change, theory - 4 | id:76607 -

"Models of Impact is a strategic business-design toolkit. Our mission is to promote legacy and entrepreneurship in the social impact community by developing tools and resources that make it easy (and fun!) to design disruptive business models. Our method is comprised of a simple 4-step process: Learn, Invent, Program, and Report. Our toolkit is designed for Educators, Entrepreneurs, Designers, and Non-Profits, and is available on a "Pay-What-You-Want" basis for immediate download. This .zip file contains a series of game-based workshop curricula and brainstorm activities, a comprehensive glossary that documents 101 business models, a series of 3 maps, and a library of 98 icons."

[http://www.brandweek.com/bw/news/spotlight/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003553675] - - public:weinreich
social_change, theory - 2 | id:79352 -

Updated link: http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/scientist-influencer-theory-bogus-105981 Don't worry about finding the influential people when trying to bring about social change, but rather look for the easily influenced people.

[http://suzannehawkes.wordpress.com/2007/03/04/mapping-it-out-social-change-approaches/] - - public:weinreich
social_change, theory - 2 | id:79354 -

Divides approaches out by direct service, social marketing/education, business/consumerism, policy advocacy (i.e., government and corporate), and politics (i.e., via elections).

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