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Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World by Beverly Schwartz

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Part 1

Restructuring Institutional Norms

The institution in these chapters refers to an institution of practice. The practice mostly involves those that limit personal or economic freedoms and encourage and support traditional thinking that stifles new and creative ways of relating to the ever-evolving world we live in. As the world progresses ever more rapidly, why are human rights, economic rights, and ecologic imperatives lagging so far behind? Why are so many institution and industry norms still responsible for marginalizing huge portions of the world's inhabitants, and how can we provide or create access to opportunities that would add value to the lives of those who are discriminated against and disenfranchised?

In re-creating an established ...

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