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Employment is a key priority for the EU, and top-level strategies such as Europe 2020 recognise the role of social innovation in achieving these goals. But in practice, how has the EU supported employment social innovations? Given responsibility for employment policy sits with member states, what can the EU do to influence activity on the ground?
EU funds are key levers to support the implementation of both strategies and initiatives. Three EU funds in particular have been important in driving social innovation in employment: European Social Fund (ESF), the Youth Employment Initiative, and the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).
[Authors' original abstract]Different conceptualizations of the term social innovation exist, shaped by the contexts in which they have been developed. In this short paper we are less concerned
[Authors' original abstract]Services that were traditionally delivered by the public sector are now proving difficult for the state to afford due to economic and socio-political challenges faced
This paper examines institutional logics at the level of inter- and intra-organizational partnerships for scaling impact.The authors use a set of case studies from the Stanford Social Innovation
Utilising the theoretical framing presented by Nicholls and Murdock (2012) on social innovation, this developmental paper from the Sustainable and Responsible Business track of BAM 2013 explores findings
Report on factors influencing adult workers' motivation to learn for work
Downloadable paper on how government innovation agencies can become better
Downloadable paper looking at the incentive packages of FTSE 350 firms
Report on creating the conditions for front-line innovation at pace