Tag: Positive Deviance

Can Positive Deviance identify successful outliers in the music industry?

August 6, 2010 Off

Positive Deviance (PD) is an approach to problem-solving that has proven to be highly effective at facilitating systemic social change in situations that appear hopeless or intractable. The basic idea is simple: focus on the successful exceptions, not the failing norm. In their fascinating book, The Power of Positive Deviance – How Unlikely Innovators Solve the…

By Eric Jensen