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Co-design for social Innovation and organisational change: Developing horizontal relationships in a social enterprise through walking

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Co-design for social Innovation and organisational change : Developing horizontal relationships in a social enterprise through walking. / Calvo, Mirian; Sclater, Madeleine.

In: International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.11.2020, p. 78-98.

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Calvo, M & Sclater, M 2020, 'Co-design for social Innovation and organisational change: Developing horizontal relationships in a social enterprise through walking', International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 78-98. <https://www.designforsocialchange.org/journal/index.php/DISCERN-J/article/view/3>

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Calvo M, Sclater M. Co-design for social Innovation and organisational change: Developing horizontal relationships in a social enterprise through walking. International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 2020 Nov 1;1(1):78-98.

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Calvo, Mirian ; Sclater, Madeleine. / Co-design for social Innovation and organisational change : Developing horizontal relationships in a social enterprise through walking. In: International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 2020 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 78-98.

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