Imagine you are hired as the “Chief Innovation Officer” of an organization. Hey, this is a real title.
- Based on what you know about the organization and it’s sector, generally, propose an innovation that would make it a better organization, one that does more to fulfill its purpose and thereby increase its value to its stakeholders.
- Who would you bring on board your team? This can be thinkers and doers from class including individuals and organizations. You can bring a classmate too.
- Who is affected by your innovation?
- Of the philosophical/ethical thinkers we have read, who would most approve of your proposed innovation?
Geisinger (Healthcare, non profit)
Goldman Sach (Investment Banking)
Ashoka (Social entrepreneur incubator and advocate)
Cargill (They do A LOT, but focus on food or agriculture)
Partial list of philosophical/ethical thinkers
John Stuart Mill (Utilitarian)
Groenhout (Care ethics)
Castells (social movements)