New and innovative approaches to tackling societal challenges (infographic)

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New and innovative approaches to tackling societal challenges (infographic)

New and innovative approaches to tackling societal challenges (infographic)

As part of today's Solution Economy, a new cadre of problem solvers--or "wavemakers"--are emerging. With innovative business models, disruptive technologies, and clever behavioral incentives as their tools, this group is stepping in where traditional governments leave off to resolve societal challenges big and small.

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About The Authors

William D. Eggers

William D. Eggers is a leading authority on government reform. He is responsible for research and thought leadership for Deloitte’s Public Sector industry practice. His seven books include the Washington Post best seller If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government (Harvard Business Press, 2009), Government 2.0 (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005), Governing by Network (Brookings, 2004), and The Public Innovator’s Playbook (Deloitte Research 2009). His books have won numerous awards including the Louis Brownlow award for best book on public management, the Sir Antony Fisher award for best book promoting an understanding of the free economy, and the Roe Award for leadership and innovation in public policy research.

The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society’s Toughest Problems, his next book (co-authored with Paul Macmillan), will be published in September 2013 by Harvard Business Review Press. He can be reached at weggers@deloitte.com.

Paul Macmillan

Paul Macmillan is a partner with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and the Global Public Sector Leader.

New and innovative approaches to tackling societal challenges (infographic)