Harold Jarche

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the neo-generalist

Harold Jarche

A neo-generalist is somewhere between a polymath and a hyperspecialist. If you just read all the books they mention, you would be much the wiser.

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hierarchy shift

Harold Jarche

Finally, the very definition of conservatism entails conserving something.  This is not an urgent priority for someone who sees reality as improving. 

implementing network learning

Harold Jarche

In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. Experience. Ideas. Opinions. Value.

imagining open collaboration

Harold Jarche

At work and in school we are pretty good at creating documentation to share explicit knowledge. It means learning and working at the same time.

we are the experts

Harold Jarche

If work is learning, and learning is the work, why do we need experts responsible for managing it? Do we need learning experts in the network era?

human networks connect through empathy

Harold Jarche

We are only as good as our networks. Our decisions reflect the diversity of our networks. How do we understand the complexity of social networks?

connected curiosity

Harold Jarche

Some people seem to be naturally curious. Others work at it, while some just lack interest in learning. You can notice this when traveling.

social media: an unrealized opportunity

Harold Jarche

“The difference between a community and a network is that you belong to a community, but a network belongs to you. You feel in control.

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social learning for complex work

Harold Jarche

“Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E. 1997: 15-20%. 2006: 8-10% estimated. What you find when you look something up is probably current.

complexity and social learning

Harold Jarche

As we transition from a market to a network economy, complexity will increase due to our hyper-connectedness.

implementing a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

A triple operating system aligns work and learning and has a network perspective. Awareness of New Knowledge (social networks).

thinking critically

Harold Jarche

Critical thinking can be looked at as four main activities: Observing and studying our fields. Participating in professional communities.

from knowledge worker to master artisan

Harold Jarche

A Foundation for Modern Work. This approach has been used in several organizations. Machines can analyze but only humans can feel.  PKMastery

automation is coming to a job near you

Harold Jarche

Just as farmhands were replaced by machines 100 years ago, so too will knowledge workers be replaced by networked computers in the next few decades.

story skepticism

Harold Jarche

I have been thinking about storytelling lately as a lot of people are talking about it as essential for business, leadership, and whatever ails you.

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strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

Strategic transformation is more than changing what you work on. “Strategic Transformation. ” – Jane Hart. 20%: Exposure.

the core competency for network era work

Harold Jarche

I developed the personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) framework of Seek > Sense > Share from a need to stay current as a working professional.

connecting cooperation and collaboration

Harold Jarche

reliance on others to do the work. we all contribute our own work. This shows the underlying problem with collaboration. Image: Amy Burvall.

the future of human work

Harold Jarche

People can never be better at computing than computers. We cannot become more efficient than machines. Accidents will diminish with self-driving cars.

PKM 117

we are the media

Harold Jarche

As we shift from a market-dominated to a network-dominated society, we do not lose our previous tribal, institutional, and market organizational forms.

learning in the network era

Harold Jarche

This week I am reviewing my posts from 2015 and putting some of the core ideas together. Remember that great teacher who inspired you? enough training.

practice, creativity, and insight

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. Friday's Finds

ideas in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

I was discussing my work with a friend and was asked what were the main themes I talked about when I was on the stage. Nobody has the answers.

self-organization is the future

Harold Jarche

Central planning and hierarchical decision-making are just too slow and ineffective, especially for complex situations involving lots of people.

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

Even five years ago it was not the norm to work at a distance. Employers wanted to keep workers on-site when it made no sense. ” — Charles H.

rewiring work

Harold Jarche

“Machines that learn (limited AGI) will obsolete ‘jobs’ FASTER than entrepreneurs can make them and people can retrain to fill them.”

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leadership is learning

Harold Jarche

In an era of ubiquitous connectivity, leadership at all levels and all sectors must be about promoting learning. Consider the case of young children.

bring your own network

Harold Jarche

The day when a single person can work alone, without any help from others, is fast disappearing. About five years. Read more » PKMastery

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principles and models for the network era

Harold Jarche

The End of the Market Era. But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model.

cooperation makes us human

Harold Jarche

Automation of procedural  work is accelerating. At the same time, access to real-time data is making individuals more powerful, and managers obsolete.

complexity in the workplace

Harold Jarche

In my post on complexity and learning, I said that work in networks requires different skills than in hierarchies. Most organizations do this well.

a note to business ‘leaders’

Harold Jarche

Would you still be a leader if you lost your positional authority? How would you know? It’s the sum of many small interactions. Leadership

automate work, not people

Harold Jarche

Standardized work continues to be automated, by software and machines.  The re-wiring of work is essential for every part of our economy.

What is connected leadership?

Harold Jarche

Connected leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance and not some special property available to only the select few. Leadership

you are only as good as your network

Harold Jarche

I’ve worked as an organizational learning & performance consultant since 1998. In the end, I realized I was only as good as my network.

co-creating knowledge

Harold Jarche

The are many ways we can add value to information and knowledge. have described 14 ways of sense-making as part of personal knowledge mastery.

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democracy at work

Harold Jarche

“ It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. ” – Winston Churchill. Related.

the literacy of the 21st century

Harold Jarche

Work is learning, and learning is the work. It’s often bolted on after the major decisions have been made. The good news is that everyone can learn.

the economy of sharing

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. Cooperation wins!”

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adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

There is no such thing as a social business strategy. There are only business strategies that understand networks. Chaos, Complexity, Complication.