“Getting to Maybe addresses making big, significant change actually happen. It is thoughtful, insightful, sobering and inspirational. The ideas articulated are new and practical. Anyone from the business, government or not-for-profit world who wants to understand change better, and change the way things are, should read this book.”
—Courtney Pratt, chairman of Stelco
Frances Westley has published widely in the areas of strategic change and visionary leadership, and led the Dupont Canada—fostered think-tank on social innovation, based at McGill University’s Desautel Faculty of Management, where many of the ideas for this book were developed.
Brenda Zimmerman, a professor at the Schulich School of Business at York University, has been studying and writing about how complexity theory applies to organizations for twenty years.
Michael Quinn Patton is an independent organizational development consultant and has written five major books on the art and science of program evaluation.
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Excellent overview. Well documented case study evidence in a very easy to understand writing style This book will appeal to wide range of social innovators, not just academics. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Leigh
Wonderful insights and examples - great, accessible read. I would highly recommended for anyone who want to create positive change.Published 4 months ago by diana
This is a great book for anyone interested in social innovation. I work in public health, and I am interested in finding innovative ways to better people's lives, especially those... Read morePublished 8 months ago by R. Roberts
This book is a must to anyone working on the social innovation field. It is full of useful observations and reflections on how it really works and what one should pay attention to... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Vanesa W.
I would recommend this book to anybody who has ever wondered why things have to be the way they are and what they can do to make it better. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Gifty Amarteifio
I ordered this thinking it would have more concrete suggestions. It was great for inspiration, burnout really applicable to what I'm currently doing in the line of advocacy.Published 16 months ago by Cathryn D. Kasper
The stories in the book are a great and inspirational. This book offers ways to help a group come to consensus without feeling discouraged.Published on July 12, 2013 by Amazon Customer
If you're working on a culture change, check it out. Provides some new perspectives and lots of good anecdotes.
I have read other books that talk about the stories this book mentions. Regarding social entrepreneurship this is a very basic book. Read morePublished on January 29, 2013 by Helluva Engineer