Organizations, work, and learning
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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
MARCH 5, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
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. A key concept in the article is that you cannot engineer human performance. Therefore Witthuhn suggests to first address the “Steering Elements.
the core competency for network era work
JANUARY 10, 2016
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
JUNE 4, 2013
The Leadership Tonic Scale identifies and defines five types of leadership styles found in today’s organization. The Ironic Leader.
Purpose: The Word of 2016
DECEMBER 28, 2015
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
AUGUST 27, 2012
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?
Steven Berlin Johnson
OCTOBER 25, 2011
blog post I had written about Devonthink in 2004 had included this little riff: The other thing that would be fascinating would be to open up these personal libraries to the external world. I have been dreaming about new tools that would help me capture what I was reading for almost as long I have been reading. It’s a social commonplace book.
The invisible change in the news
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
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.
Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
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
AUGUST 2, 2013
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
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Organizations over-managed information because it was easy to do. Organizations are still enamoured with information technology.
Analysis and Support of MOOCs
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
My contributions to the Network Learning 'Hot Seat' addressing the question, "How do we analyse and support the networked interactions of thousands of people learning together?" View the whole discussion here. # # # These are two very different questions and I'm not sure it's useful (or even appropriate) to ask them together. Gibson. No it isn't.
I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
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
JUNE 20, 2012
I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. PKM helps individuals, organizations, and society.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Design is no longer just for physical objects, e.g. cars, bridges, shoes, jewelry, smartphones. Let me explain.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook
MARCH 19, 2007
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 leadership an emergent property?
OCTOBER 13, 2011
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
NOVEMBER 12, 2007
» 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
DECEMBER 17, 2008
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
The Dark Side of Scaling Up: Will You Want to Live in What You Build?
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
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.
JANUARY 23, 2011
Addison-Wesley, 2004.  Cohn, M. Addison-Wesley, 2004. 4. What am I going to do today?
Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility
OCTOBER 21, 2013
– Lilia Efimova 2004. You see, Organizations Don’t Tweet, People Do. – Wikipedia. It is an enterprise practice.
2497 and counting
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. Period.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
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%
Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river
OCTOBER 19, 2007
Publishing those numbers may prove as helpful as it did when I published this post in September 2004, about podcasting. It’s olds.
Personal Knowledge Mastery
MARCH 17, 2014
In 2004 this was by following early bloggers and also by blogging myself. must say that my posts in the early years were not very good.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
The business world is particularly awash with such trendy buzzwords. Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. .
Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2014
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
OCTOBER 31, 2015
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
JULY 26, 2012
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
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
They can when people outside the organization take advantage of ridiculously easy group-forming. Do hyperlinks really subvert hierarchy?
Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation
DECEMBER 18, 2008
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.
Free-agents and enlightened despots
JULY 26, 2011
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
MARCH 16, 2012
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
OCTOBER 9, 2013
with matters of organization. organization needs to hear about what matters most at Citrus Lane over. posted it there last week.
Reinventing Management: Part 5: From value to values
JANUARY 25, 2011
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
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
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.
“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later
MAY 23, 2013
In 2004 Carr published a book based on his HBR article with the more toned-down title of Does IT Matter? is promoting as on-demand computing.
We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World
OCTOBER 6, 2011
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. In these short number of years, we have moved from a flat to a hyperconnected world. The THINK Forum included a number of talks and panels which looked at leadership from a number of different angles.