Social Responsibility and Social Change: How to Engage in Public Policy Process Via Social Entrepreneurship

14 Pages Posted: 13 Dec 2015

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Asghar Zomorrodian

School of Public Policy & Administration Walden University

Date Written: December 13, 2015

Abstract

This paper will address a few critical components of social change and social justice including social responsibility, social change, public policy initiatives, and the role of social entrepreneurs in mobilizing communities through building partnership and coalitions for achieving social change. The AEA model will be the main feature of the paper that includes three key elements of Awareness, Empowerment, and Action as its pillars supplemented by addressing the key role of public policy in providing the legal and Implementation base for social change and the pivotal role of social entrepreneurship in facilitating the whole change process. A brief reference to Levin’s Force Field and Change models as well as the role of technology and ethics as they relate to social change process will be addressed too.

Keywords: Social Responsibility, Social Change, the AEA Change Model, Public Policy Initiatives, Social Entrepreneurship, Technology, Ethics

JEL Classification: P11, P13, P16, P17, P20, P26, P29, P31, P39

Suggested Citation

Zomorrodian, Asghar, Social Responsibility and Social Change: How to Engage in Public Policy Process Via Social Entrepreneurship (December 13, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2703070 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2703070

Asghar Zomorrodian (Contact Author)

School of Public Policy & Administration Walden University ( email )

Irvine, CA
United States

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