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Organizations, work, and learning

Harold Jarche

They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

It’s my personal opinion that the word leader should denote and be applied to everyone in an organization. There is always an ‘us’ in trust.

You need the right lever to move an organization

Harold Jarche

Tweet Klaus Wittkuhn wrote an excellent article on the systemic approach required in human performance analysis in the March 2004 edition of Performance Improvement published by ISPI. Human performance is an emergent property of an organization, and is affected by multiple variables.

the core competency for network era work

Harold Jarche

My conclusions in 2004 remain today: My conclusion for a while has been that knowledge cannot be managed, and neither can knowledge workers.

The Ironic Leader: Stage 2 of 5 in the Leadership Tonic Scale

Dan Pontefract

The Leadership Tonic Scale identifies and defines five types of leadership styles found in today’s organization. The Ironic Leader.

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Purpose: The Word of 2016

Dan Pontefract

When they are not, it can lead to significant damage in society and in the organization. Purpose is for you and the organization.

Please tell me about your PKM

Harold Jarche

Jon and his wirearchy framework have been an integral part of my views on the network era workplace since 2004. With whom do you learn?

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Introducing Findings

Steven Berlin Johnson

During my college years, I lost a semester trying to build an epic Hypercard stack called "Curriculum" that would help me organize all my notes for the courses that I had stopped attending because I was too busy building the software. (Oh, I wrote a little lovesong to Devonthink for the New York Times Book Review in 2004.)

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The invisible change in the news

David Weinberger

A blood drive organized online. The fact that in 2014 it seems old hat is the proof that in 2004 Dan’s vision was acute. The first chapter of Dan Gillmor ‘s 2005 book, We the Media [ pdf ], is a terrific, brief history of journalism from the US Colonial era up through Sept. People on the scene posting photos they took.

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Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Harold Jarche

Thomas Malone, in The Future of Work (2004) envisaged four potential organizational models for the network era: Loose hierarchies.

Kevin Wheeler: How Gen Y Learns

Jay Cross

Kevin started FOTI in 2004 out of his passionate belief that organizations need a more powerful and thoughtful architecture for talent than they have.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To Early Tools. 2013.

PKM 121

Analysis and Support of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What you'll find in connectivism, but not in Wellman: - 'to know' is to be organized in a certain way, as in a set of connections (such that 'to know x' is to recognize x) - 'to learn' is to to grow, adapt and change that organizations, ie., Gibson. No it isn't. based on the earlier concept of web 2.0) This may be true for xMOOCs.

I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights

Dan Pontefract

As is the case with any company, growth can come organically or it can come through acquisition. Don’t shoot the messenger! Todd Dunlop.

PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. PKM helps individuals, organizations, and society.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

with back-to-back meetings in New York City, one of which I was the host for. and GIO 2.0. But where do the problems come from in the first place?

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design thinking has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion over the past decade. Let me explain. the credit card, iTunes, etc.).

Is leadership an emergent property?

Harold Jarche

Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions. Tweet Note: this post is in early Beta. The ideology will come later.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

» November 12, 2007 Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation The 2004 US National Innovation Initiative succinctly pointed out that "[Innovation] is multidisciplinary and technologically complex. Should companies and universities re-organize to meet these challenges? This is not surprising. Why is it so difficult?

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

The organization(s) [clients] will in my opinion get better advice rooted in critical thinking and experience and focused on results, as opposed to maintaining an expensive dependency on canned rhetoric that may not be based in much experience. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? Canad

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The Dark Side of Scaling Up: Will You Want to Live in What You Build?

Bob Sutton

  My Stanford colleague Huggy Rao and I devoted seven years to learning about what it takes to scale up excellence in organizations.

Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.

Steve Denning

Addison-Wesley, 2004. [3] Addison-Wesley, 2004. [6] Addison-Wesley, 2004.   4.     1] Takeuchi, H.,

Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility

Harold Jarche

– Lilia Efimova 2004. You see, Organizations Don’t Tweet, People Do. – Wikipedia. It is an enterprise practice.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

from 2004 to 2009 SAP revenue grew 42.7% from 2004 to 2009 Oracle revenue grew 128.4% over 2004 to 2009 SAP has an average profit% of 25.7%

2497 and counting

Harold Jarche

For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. Period.

Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river

Doc Searls

Publishing those numbers may prove as helpful as it did when I published this post in September 2004, about podcasting. It’s olds.

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Personal Knowledge Mastery

Harold Jarche

In 2004 this was by following early bloggers and also by blogging myself. I must say that my posts in the early years were not very good.

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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At IBM I was VP of Innovation and Strategy from 2004 until my retirement in May of 2007. I looked forward to the article.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. In addition to LOM, the consortium designed Content Packaging, to bundle sets of learning objects for storage and delivery, and sequencing and design specifications, to organize them into courses. CCK11.

Scaling the Heights of Language, its Learning, and its Teaching

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The perturbation - addition of an element to a system around which organization occurs. It was a treat to listen to. Complex dynamic systems.

Introducing Future Perfect

Steven Berlin Johnson

That subtitle gives some sense of the book’s specific subject matter, though the primary theme of the book was more abstract: it was an examination of self-organizing systems, like city neighborhoods or ant colonies, systems that lacked traditional leadership structures or command hierarchies but that nonetheless managed to solve complex problems.

Seven years and 95 theses

Harold Jarche

They can when people outside the organization take advantage of ridiculously easy group-forming. Do hyperlinks really subvert hierarchy?

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Networked learners are beginning to self-organize faster than the companies that have traditionally served them. Thanks to the web, learners are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most education and training organizations. But we, the learners, are organizing faster than they are.

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Free-agents and enlightened despots

Harold Jarche

As I wrote in 2004 - I’ve heard and discussed the film crew metaphor many times over the past five or so years. It makes sense that in order to address the constantly changing market needs that a more flexible work organization is necessary. The key for a successful work organization will be balancing diversity with singular focus.

Now Is the Time for India to Democratize Learning

Jay Cross

More information has been created in the three days I have been in Delhi than in the sweep of human history from the dawn of civilization until 2004.

Scaling Up Excellence: The Problem of More

Bob Sutton

with matters of organization. organization needs to hear about what matters most at Citrus Lane over. I posted it there last week. 

Reinventing Management: Part 5: From value to values

Steve Denning

   Encourage openness to outside ideas : Radical transparency within the organization is important, but it’s not enough.   4.    

For personal data, use value beats sale value

Doc Searls

Mostly they exist to give individuals more control over their lives and their relationships with organizations, with each other, and with themselves. Should you manage your personal data just so you can sell it to marketers? And just because somebody’s already buying it anyway, why not?) Maybe a discounted vacation, or a cash payment.

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“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2004 Carr published a book based on his HBR article with the more toned-down title of Does IT Matter? How quickly time passes.

We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He observed that when he started writing That Used to be Us , he went back and looked at The World is Flat , which he had written in 2004. These companies and technologies had not been born or were in their infancy in 2004, yet they are now a major part of our conversations. How did we fall into such a slow decline?