Fresh perspectives and new approaches are needed to generate results and effectively address the complexity and interconnectedness of the social and environmental issues confronting communities. It is imperative that we build our collective capacity in the practice of community innovation. It is a practice that is distinct from, as well as more ambitious and uncertain than, continuous improvement. Community innovation focuses on creating fundamentally new solutions that generate significant positive impact and fundamentally reimagine what is possible.
This article by Tamarack explores the contribution of community innovation.