Dr Pathik Pathak

Higher education heretic, social innovation junkie, Arsenal saddo.

Leaders without Borders, part 1

  For those of you familiar with my various outpourings in the UK and Indian media over the past two years, I’ve been expounding on the virtues of what I … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Different strokes? Higher education and the T-shaped leader

      In my last post I explored how the concept of social leadership has, despite many different expressions over the past few years, settled on some core themes: … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

On social leadership: can universities rise to the challenge?

In just over 6 weeks we launch the first in our International Social Innovation Challenge Series, in partnership with OP Jindal Global University and Lahore University of Management Sciences, and supported by … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Indian social enterprise: what should it be for?

I’ve been to a lot of events in India over the past year when incubators and (institutional) impact investors  have reiterated the same complaint: the slow pace of technological innovation for … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Social entrepreneurship in Vietnam: the virtues of late adoption?

In any field there’s always a thrill attached to early adoption. The truth, however, is that early adopters often make the biggest mistakes and being the first mover is not … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Four words for George Monbiot: picture abhi bakhi hai

Dear George, Like most sane people, I agree with you most of the time, most often when you indict consumerism as the cause of a post-social collapse that is slowly, … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

No straitjacket required: Why we won’t evangelise social enterprise

Let’s face it: there are lots of people who are frustrated, even infuriated, that social entrepreneurship cannot be reduced to social enterprise. For these people, concepts such as social business … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

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