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New Book, The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change, Provides Real World Strategies.



NEW YORK New York, state, United States
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 -- Jonathan Peizer, former Soros Foundations CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. , announces the publication of The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change.

If technology leads to efficiency and productivity in the private sector, why not deploy it more effectively to strengthen civil society and solve the world's social ills? The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change answers this question by laying out the issues and providing strategic solutions in layman's terms. Its author, Jonathan Peizer, was selected by George Soros George Soros

Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1930, George Soros is considered by many to be one of the world's greatest investors. A famous hedge fund manager, Soros managed the Quantum Fund, a fund that achieved an average annual return of 30% from 1970-2000.
 to direct the Open Society Institute's Internet Program.

The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change is an important resource for anyone attempting social sector initiatives. These projects often involve partnerships between nonprofits, the private sector, philanthropies and government. The book provides unique insight into how the various sectors understand the issues, and the impact of differing institutional objectives on project outcomes. Peizer's own multi-sector experience allows him to translate between sectors and offer successful strategies covering capacity, marketing, partnerships, sustainability, implementation and evaluation among other topics. Readers are offered a fascinating look inside the Soros Foundations' global Internet Program as it facilitated social change through technology.

Director Chris Coward Chris Coward (born January 23, 1989 in Crumpsall, Manchester) is an English football player. He plays as a striker for Stockport County, where he has progressed through the club's Centre of Excellence youth system.  of the University of Washington's Center for Internet says, "What makes this book valuable is the combination of Peizer's open and honest assessment of projects he's been associated with, and an ability to distill disĀ·till
v.
1. To subject a substance to distillation.

2. To separate a distillate by distillation.

3. To increase the concentration of, separate, or purify a substance by distillation.
 his vast experience into a series of principles and practical guidance for developing an effective IT strategy."

The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change is for practitioners including nonprofit and corporate social responsibility project implementers, philanthropic supporters, social entrepreneurs A social entrepreneur is an entrepreneur who works to increase social capital, often by founding humanitarian organizations. Historical examples of leading social entrepreneurs
  • Susan B. Anthony (U.S.
 experimenting with sustainable paradigms, researchers evaluating the process and the various government actors delivering solutions.

Peizer is a practitioner with over two decades of experience implementing successful technology initiatives in over seventy-five countries. He has worked in the private and nonprofit sector and now manages his own consulting practice, Internaut A person who uses the Internet.

(jargon, World-Wide Web) Internaut - (From "Internet" + "astronaut") A person who explores the Internet (or "cyberspace"), normally searching for information.
 Consulting (http://internautconsulting.com) as well as a socially responsible eCommerce enterprise (http://greentealovers.com) and a nonprofit capacity resource (http://capaciteria.org).

The Dynamics of Technology for Social Change, (Published December, 2005. ISBN ISBN
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ISBN n abbr (= International Standard Book Number) → ISBN m 
: 0-595-37274-0. $21.95) is available from Ingram Book Group, Baker & Taylor and iUniverse at http://technologyforsocialchange.com.
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