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Fish out of water

New study co-authored by Professor Paul Tracey of Cambridge Judge Business School says new ventures obtain 'legitimacy' not through one-off activity but through a gradated process in which acceptance ebbs and flows along with shifting expectations. What makes a new…

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Social innovation, over time

Community activists tend to seek urgent solutions, but a new study from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation emphasises how patience is essential for cross-sector development work. Perhaps unsurprisingly, people working in community organisations are not known as the most…

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My Science: The social enterprise greenhouse that helps businesses bloom

When it comes to starting social enterprises, Professor Paul Tracey and Dr Neil Stott from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation “would love to see a thousand flowers bloom”. But doing good for society isn’t as straightforward as it sounds…

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The social enterprise greenhouse

When it comes to starting social enterprises, Paul Tracey and Neil Stott "would love to see a thousand flowers bloom". But doing good for society isn't as straightforward as it sounds and even the best ideas can fail. Their research…

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Expartibus: The University of Naples meets academics from Cambridge Judge Business School

The Department of Economics and Management at the University of Naples organised a two-day visit of cultural exchange with colleagues from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at CJBS, led by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey. The aim…

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Addressing poverty through social innovation

Cross-sectoral collaboration through 'social extrapreneurship' could spark innovation to tackle problems of the world’s poorest places, says new journal article by the directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School. Examination of how innovation can…

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Medium.com: European technology entrepreneurship: what about business schools?

Paul Tracey, Professor of Innovation & Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about business education, social entrepreneurship, and reasons for the lack of large, sustainable Europe technology companies. Read the full article [medium.com]  …

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How to make the right decision

Competing demands can sometimes hamper your ability to make the right decision, but new research suggests there may be a better way. When the Keystone Development Trust, a social enterprise in the East of England created a programme of support…

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Row of doors - how to make the right decision, which door to choose?

Cambridge Business Magazine: Innovation for innovation

“Social innovation” is a very broad term. So a study by Neil Stott and Paul Tracey from the Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge calls for a new framework. The study calls for dividing the topic in into three…

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Organising ‘social innovation’

New study from the Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge calls for three sub-categories of social innovation – social entrepreneurship, social intrapreneurship, and social extrapreneurship – to create a new research framework. "Social innovation" is a very broad term.…

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