Bachelor: Computer Science Engineering
Second phase of studies assignments
SEMINAR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT II - HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS AND THE POWER OF NEW IDEAS (ESSAY)
ATLANTIC INTERNACIONAL UNIVERSITY
SEMINAR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT II - HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS AND THEPOWER OF NEW IDEAS (ESSAY)
Table of content
1. Social entrepreneurship
2. The book How to change the world
3. Example of social entrepreneurs in Angola
4. My point of view
5. What Must Change in the World?
6. A Social Contract
7. Adequate Health Care
8. Justice and Equality
9. Economic Security
10 . Who Can Change Our World?
Bibliography1. Social entrepreneurship
The social entrepreneur is a person who has the skills to help lead social change in order to seek solutions to community problems, environmental problems and even economic. The objective of the social entrepreneur is not to generate profit, but gains in quality of life.
Some people invest their time and emotional resources in the noble intention to alleviate thesuffering of others, giving them an opportunity to change their membership, often regrettable. Such personal acumen with social care practice a kind of social entrepreneurship, based on certain characteristics that raise the living standards of communities.
So we can say that social entrepreneurs are reformers and revolutionaries in that rather than seek to improve their own financial lives, seek toimprove the entire environment for their actions.
Social entrepreneurship is an aspect of entrepreneurship in which the actors instead of working to change a particular situation to innovate to create products or services whose aim is profit, employ financial, emotional, creative, innovative ways to improve the living environment according to Melo Neto and Froes ApudAveni (2010) socialentrepreneurship has at least five characteristics that distinguishes it from other types of entrepreneurship:
1) It is collective and integrated.
2) Produces goods and services to local and global community.
3) Has the focus on finding solutions to social problems and community needs.
4) Its performance measure is the impact and social transformation.
5) Aims to rescue people from social risk andpromotes them, and generate social capital, inclusion and social emancipation.
2. The book How to change the world
This book was written by American writer David Boirnstein, is a book about Arians problem solvers partners in large-scale, most of the characters mentioned are not famous, are not political or industrial. Some are Doctors, Lawyers and Engineers. Others are Technical managementcompanies, Social Workers, Teachers and Journalists. Others are Priest. These social entrepreneurs are scattered around the world: Bangladesh, Brazil, Hungary, India, Poland, South Africa, and the United States. What unites them is their role as convincing innovative socials. Have ideas to improve people's lives.
The aim of the book is not exalting some men and women, but call attention to the roleof a very particular kind of person that drives social change. The book shows that "Social Entrepreneurs have a profound effect on society" Pag. 19
The book presents Achievers members as 'transformative forces' people with new ideas to address major problems and are tireless in carrying out their ideas.
The book focuses on the changing worldwide, offers detailed explanations of how toactually produce these changes. It is a book about real people who do things real. Shows that an important social change begins with a single author Entrepreneur: An obsessive individual that detects a problem and realize a new solution, and takes the initiative to act according to his idea, gathers resources and builds organizations to protect and commercialize the idea.
3. Example of social...