Innovation for Social Change: How Wildly Successful Nonprofits Inspire and Deliver Results


  • Salvatore Alaimo Grand Valley State University



social innovation, social entrepreneurship, innovation, social impact


This is a book review of

Innovation for Social Change

by Leah Kral

John Wiley and Sons (2023)

Author Biography

Salvatore Alaimo, Grand Valley State University

Assistant Professor in the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration


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