Society is the total network of relations between human beings. The components of society are thus not human beings but relations between them. --Arnold Joseph Toynbee

The Lifecycle of Emergence & Scaling Social Innovation

The Lifecycle of Emergence & Scaling Social Innovation

Apr 22, 2015-- The importance of networking is often strongly emphasized in today's society. But rarely do we think about networks as being something more than the simple connection between individuals. According to Meg Wheatley and Deborah Frieze, there is a transformation that occurs when networks of individuals come together as active communities of practice -- a new system of influence emerges, one through which large-scale change suddenly becomes possible. This article looks into the transformative power of networks and shows us how when it comes to creating community-driven change, the whole is much more than the sum of its parts. (12811 reads)


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