Socius Research and Consulting is proud to undertake a new assignement with Entité 2, the French-Language Health Services Planning Entity for Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant and Waterloo-Wellington, in Ontario. Joël Marier and Marc L. Johnson will be leading the Entité's strategic planning exercise in the coming months. This assignement is yet another service provided by Socius to the [...]
I am pleased to introduce Joël Marier who is Socius Research and Consulting's newest associate. Joël is a long time friend who will bring his management and governance expertise, as well as his pragmatic and positive outlook to our consulting practice.
"Evaluators evaluate with their whole person, not only with methods." - Ernest R. House (2015)
"...the increasing use of data-driven practices raises the hope that leaders can make progress (...) [against] ... disparities in education, health, economic opportunity, and access to justice..." But "...data-driven solutions will be feasible and sustainable only if leaders create and implement those solutions with the active participation of people in the communities that they target." [...]
Interesting read in the latest Standford Social Innovation Review (Spring 2016)... "The corporate sustainability gospel - that green companies sell green products, and green products have some absolute and well-defined environemental attributes - evaporate on closer inspection." (Illustration by JooHee Yoon)
“Everything great and intelligent is in the minority” - Goethe
In 2015, Socius Research and Consulting facilitated a process that lead to the following definition: Active offer of health services in French is the regular and permanent offer of services to the Francophone population. Active offer of services: respects the principle of equity; aims for service quality comparable to that provided in English; is linguistically [...]