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Social networks drive Innovation

Harold Jarche

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If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

If there is anything that social networking shines and thrives at is helping us all stay connected, regardless of where we may well be in the world.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

However this is often difficult in large, complex organizations. Use social network analysis to uncover creative leadership.

Social networked learning in complex information environments

George Siemens

The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning

Networks thrive in complexity

Harold Jarche

In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks  are the best organizing principle. Networks thrive in nature.

Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

Tweet I’ve been looking at ways to explain why social learning is so important for business today. Communities complexity

hold space for complex problems

Harold Jarche

Too often, we are our jobs, and when that changes, on a large scale, society will change. Complexity Democracy

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise?

Traditional training structures are changing

Harold Jarche

The near future will look like the near past, with more complex social and technological connections inside and outside organizations.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth Kanter

”   I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks

Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

Is it that users just hate change ? In a networked world, this becomes even more crucial. COMPLEXITY. Oh dear Lord. Much better.

The Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The January 30 issue of The Economist included a special report on social networking.  But, while “fans claim that new social-networking offerings now being developed for the corporate world will create huge benefits for businesses,”  many companies remain skeptical.  This fear seems groundless. 

OMG, its culture change time

Dave Snowden

It's a form of aversion therapy really, change now or we'll put you through a re-education programme. Constraints are key, manage them.

Nurturing Your Social Networks To Help You Find Your Purpose

Luis Suarez

Even more so when plenty of my closed networks strongly discouraged me to publish it, because they thought it just  wasn’t   me. You see?

Learning in Complexity

Harold Jarche

” @webestime – “Simple rules lead to complex behavior. ” @CharlesJennings – “in a complex world, continuous learning is the only option available to us” – Globalization, Complexity & Change. Evolution of Social Business panel – by @BillIves. Friday's Finds

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

In my own experience some version of Wirearchies have been around for a long time, especially on complex development projects. call centres).

Changing thinking, changing systems

Harold Jarche

“The challenge of the coming century is to change the value system of society. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Ideas can’t be owned.

Learning, changing and thinking

Harold Jarche

In a Complex World, Continuous Learning & Simple Truths Prevail by @CharlesJennings. But the study found that the reality is very different.

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. And it works for me too: Change which creates a new dimension of performance. Let me explain.

Cloud Computing and the Changing Role of the CIO

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But the CIO is also absolutely ahead of the rest of the company in implementing, cloud computing, mobility, social networks and big data.”.

Cities reconfigured: How changing work, shopping, community, and transport will transform our collective lives

Ross Dawson

The rise of flexible, remote and freelance work and shifts where and how people shop and socialise are significantly changing travel patterns.

Blog Post: The Dialogic Mindset: Leading Emergent Change in a Complex World

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen If you are interested in how leadership needs to adapt to better cope with our increasingly complex world then this paper from Gervase Bushe and Robert Marshak will be of interest: The Dialogic Mindset: Leading Emergent Change in a Complex World. Reality and relationships are socially constructed.

Complexity and Collaboration

Harold Jarche

timkastelle Nice post from @EskoKilpi: Complexity. The Internet changes the patterns of connectivity and makes possible new enriching variety in interaction. The changed dynamics we experience every day through social media have the very characteristics of the edge of chaos. Tags: Friday's Finds complexity

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, the situation is changing as emerging economies are rapidly gaining ground, including Brazil, China and India.  .

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.

adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

There is no such thing as a social business strategy. There are only business strategies that understand networks. Social Learning.

The Connected Workplace

Harold Jarche

Our increasing interconnectedness is illuminating the complexity of our work environments. But both require greater implicit knowledge.

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cooperation for the network era

Harold Jarche

That’s why you see it in networks. Work in networks requires different skills than in directed hierarchies. cooperation means ’sharing’.

the keystone of the intelligent organization

Harold Jarche

It is actively engaging in conversations to continuously make sense of the changing environment. Complexity PKM SocialLearning

Visualization for Understanding

Harold Jarche

Visualization can be a very powerful tool in sharing complex knowledge. Value Network Analysis (example) by Patti Anklam.

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Networked learning in a changing world

Harold Jarche

switched my social bookmarking service from Delicious to Diigo and noticed that Diigo offered a method to save my favourites automatically. Baker’s Dozen: Principles of Value Networks | ValueNetworks.com by @vernaallee. The true shape and nature of collaboration is not the social network – it is the value network.

Beyond collaboration

Harold Jarche

Rosen says that the beat must be global and networked. It is a reflection on unmanageable complexity. Communities complexity Work

Network Era Skills

Harold Jarche

Business in the network era is connecting companies to their markets through knowledge workers having conversations in communities and social networks.

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The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

We have been subject to regulatory investigations and settlements and we expect to continue to be subject to such proceedings in the future, which could cause us to incur substantial costs or require us to change our business practices in a manner materially adverse to our business. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

Beth Kanter

The New Social Economy. But expect how you report and measure impact with the social business sector. They want to combine both.

Leadership is an emergent property of a balanced network

Harold Jarche

He has a good perspective on the integration of work and learning, and how technology is only a very small part of social business.

Reinventing Organizations – Review

Harold Jarche

Our organizations influence our behaviours, as they compose a significant part of our social networks. That’s it.

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Retrieving cooperation

Harold Jarche

This is why changing how we work seems critical to so many people today. For example, tribalism is alive and well in online social networks.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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