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Child in Need Institute: Non-Profit or Hybrid?

Authors: Ghosh, Anjan; Ray, Sougata; Biswas, Indranil
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In February 2009, the additional director at the Child In Need Institute (CINI) received the most challenging assignment that CINI’s board of governors had ever given him — to prepare a comprehensive proposal recommending whether the organization should continue as a non-government organization (NGO) driven primarily by donations and grants, or should venture into social business...

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Marc Rich and Global Commodity Trading

Authors: Jones, Geoffrey G.; Storli, Espen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Examines the career of Marc Rich, the world's leading commodity trader before his criminal indictment in the United States in 1983...

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How Entrepreneurs Get Motivated

Author: Bruner, Mike
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Beyster Institute
Publication Year: 2013

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In order to better understand what inspires employees in the workplace, three entrepreneurs share what motivates them to get in the office everyday and put in those long hours to turn their dreams into reality...

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The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living

Author: Tremayne, Wendy Jehanara
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Storey Publishing
Publication Year: 2013

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This is the inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently, discovering a new sense of value and abundance in the process.

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The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund

Author: Raghavan, Anita
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Business Plus
Publication Year: 2013

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The collapse of the Galleon Group--a hedge fund that managed more than $7 billion in assets--from criminal charges of insider trading was a sensational case that pitted prosecutor Preet Bharara, himself the son of Indian immigrants, against the best and brightest of the South Asian business community...

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SV2: Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In 1998, Laura Arrillaga launched the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (“SV2”) with two objectives: 1) providing Silicon Valley donors with philanthropic experience and education that would empower their personal giving; and 2) awarding local nonprofits with multi-year, capacity-building grants that would help them to strengthen their organizations and meet the higher level of accountability associated with contemporary philanthropic investments. By 2005, Arrillaga and CFSV had built a volunteer-driven organization composed of 160 partners...

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Building Innovation at Terrapin Bright Green

Authors: Edmondson, Amy C.; Ribot, Sydney; Saunders, Mary
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Describes Terrapin Bright Green, an environmental consulting and strategic planning firm, and its approach for creating integrative, systematic solutions to green-building conundrums through consulting, research, and policy-related activities...

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Grassroots Female Entrepreneurs: Rural and Urban Small Business Groups in India

Authors: Sharma, Neha Paliwal; Sharma, Tanuja
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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Two female small-business entrepreneurs belonging to the poorer sections of rural and urban India were trying to arrange for funds in order to ensure the viability of their commercial ventures in the long term. In spite of government support and the allocation of funds to their enterprises, both women had trouble persuading the banks to loan money to them...

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The Art of Social Enterprise: Business as if People Mattered

Authors: Frankel, Carl; Bromberger, Allen
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: New Society Publishers
Publication Year: 2013

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Aimed at emerging as well as established social entrepreneurs, for-profit leaders who want to introduce an element of social responsibility into their companies, and nonprofit organizations who want to increase their stability by generating income, The Art of Social Enterprise is the definitive guide to doing well while doing good.

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Pharmacy on a Bicycle: Innovative Solutions for Global Health and Poverty

Authors: Bing, Eric G.; Epstein, Marc J.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Year: 2013

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Millions are dying from diseases that we can easily and inexpensively prevent, diagnose, and treat. Why? Because even though we know exactly what people need, we just can’t get it to them. They are dying not because we can’t solve a medical problem but because we can’t solve a logistics problem. Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein lay out a solution: a new kind of bottom-up health care that is delivered at the source.

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