Analysing social innovation decisions under risky circumstances

Proceedings of ‏The 11th International Conference on Modern Research in Management, Economics and Accounting

Year: 2020


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Analysing social innovation decisions under risky circumstances

Gabriella Metszősy



Social innovation formulates a constant demand to improve people’s well-being, which is also part of the framework for social progress. Accordingly, achieving the intentions of social innovation contributes to leaps in social progress. The aims of this paper to highlight the significant connection between social innovation and social learning by the characterisation of social innovation process, and to present a decision-making method for evaluating social innovation actions in order to serve the best interests of the participants. A well-chosen and implemented social innovation action can have numerous positive impact such as improving the quality of life, mentoring/helping disadvantaged people or building stronger community relationship. The main objective is to help decision-making regarding to social innovation in micro and meso level, as a result of which the best action can be selected for the participants.

Keywords: Social innovation, process-oriented approach, decision-support, AHP.