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    Doing Well and Doing Good: Research at the LSE on the Hybrid Economy

Doing Well and Doing Good: Research at the LSE on the Hybrid Economy

Julian Le Grand reflects on the Beveridge 2.0 Symposium 2020 entitled “Doing Good: Individual and Organisational Motivations for Public Benefit.”

Marshall’s Director, Stephan Chambers, recently drew attention to the potential revitalization of capitalism by corporations that pursue both purpose and profit. These firms are part of the growth of what can be termed ‘the hybrid economy’: an economic and social system […]

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    When it comes to social enterprise, clear thinking matters – here’s why

When it comes to social enterprise, clear thinking matters – here’s why

‘Social enterprise’ is fast becoming one of this generation’s most popular business buzzwords. But within this broad title, there are vast distinctions – and if they’re not properly recognised, a lack of clarity can hinder social impact organisations. The Marshall Institute’s Tom Rippin investigates the history of social enterprise, revealing the surprising differences within them.

In the last two decades, the magic […]

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    Challenging the leaders of tomorrow at the St. Gallen Symposium

Challenging the leaders of tomorrow at the St. Gallen Symposium

Groundbreaking new ideas often come from young people – but how can we help them actually get implemented? Nominated as a ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ Chelsea Phipps attended the St Gallen Symposium, a unique annual gathering uniting the best of the next generation with some of the world’s most influential business and cultural leaders. 

Back in the summer, I had the privilege of […]

Motivation matters, especially in the public sector

As an economist and former public policy adviser, Sir Julian Le Grand has experienced first-hand the importance of motivations and incentives in the public sector. As the Marshall Institute prepares to launch the Executive Master’s in Social Business and Entrepreneurship, Julian looks at how our deepest motivations can radically impact outcomes, even at the highest level. 

What drives us is more […]