What CSR and Nonprofit Leaders are Reading - Part III

Dec 6, 2010 6:43 PM ET

Alice Korngold's Blog

While you choose your holiday gifts, and also plan for some personal reading time, you might be interested in recommendations from CSR and nonprofit leaders. You can also check back to What CSR and Nonprofit Leaders are Reading Part I and Part II from summer’s end. William A. Hawkins, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic; Chair, Board of Visitors, Duke University's School of Engineering; Board Member, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts; Board Member; University of Minnesota Foundation Board; whose company made a commitment at Clinton Global Initiative Sixth Annual Meeting 2010: “I'm reading Start Up Nation, by Saul Singer. This is truly inspiring book on how nations and their culture can directly influence innovation.  I recently had the opportunity to visit Israel and experienced first-hand a remarkable innovation ecosystem, which is outlined in great detail in the book.  A long-term commitment from the Israeli government to foster innovation coupled with a culture that encourages risk and discipline has combined to create one of the world's fastest-moving economies.

See continuation here on Fast Company...http://bit.ly/gC6I7h

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