The Dirty Secret of Social Enterprise: Scale is Overrated | NextBillion

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***Ideas that Matter Series: Impact of Social Enterprises***

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          This is a very important essay and needs to be engraved on the walls of every public and private organization funding innovative approaches to social problems. I would go so far as to say that scale is irrelevant, not just over-rated. “Going to scale” almost never works because the context is different from that of the original innovation. Ideas that work in one setting can be adapted but never replicated. I hope this article from the folks at the University of Michigan has wide dissemination.

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