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‘Business-in-a-Box’ as transformative social innovation

Cheema, A.R. and Mehmood, Abid ORCID: 2019. ‘Business-in-a-Box’ as transformative social innovation. Van den Broeck, P., Mehmood, Abid, Paidakaki, A. and Parra, C., eds. Social Innovation as Political Transformation: Thoughts for a Better World, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 165.

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Business-in-a-Box (BiB) is part of a community-based development programme in rural Pakistan which has led to some transformative and capacity building actions. Initiated by the non-governmental Rural Support Programme Network, the model closely aligns with the approach relating social innovation for human and community development to three key aspects: satisfaction of basic human needs; improving social relations; and, socio-political empowerment.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACES)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Publisher: Edward Elgar
ISBN: 9781788974271
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Last Modified: 26 Oct 2022 08:29

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