Technology and Innovation for Social Change

Technology and Innovation for Social Change


rigidity exists among technologists and social thinkers end result of the influence expertise and innovation have on social values and norms, that's frequently considered as destructive to the cultural cloth of a state or society. because the worldwide enterprise atmosphere is the context during which implementation of expertise and innovation happens, it truly is commonly authorised because the significant cause of such conflicts. during this backdrop, this edited e-book integrates autonomous examine from around the globe. It bargains with the character and value of expertise, innovation and social switch in addition to the relationships among them, and discusses the importance of social entrepreneurship from social innovation and know-how perspectives.

Research components lined are concerning the improvement and deployment of expertise, innovation and data in social switch, features of associations, types, function of presidency and company social accountability and group involvement. a number of features of social swap are mentioned within the context of India, Mexico, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Nigeria and different African nations. yet society doesn't silently settle for technologically enforced adjustments; occasionally expertise is obvious as an enemy of inclusive progress and for plenty of, financial improvement is an anti-thesis of social swap. chosen case stories on sector-specific applied sciences, corresponding to using genetically transformed seeds in agriculture, which has impacted the marketplace and society, are seriously analyzed to boost insights into the adoption of know-how and its effect. while it examines coverage comparable concerns, with none bias in want of, or opposed to, a particular know-how.

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