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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

The primary thing to bear in mind, says MIT’s Andy McAfee (McAfee), is INATT. Connections to friends and colleagues, like Facebook and LinkedIn.

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. Don’t work to exhaustion. Take time to just think. Take frequent breaks.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the case for an entry that came out today, How to Get the Most out of the Conference. response - responds to the problem.

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How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

Who’s going to be involved? In the Hierarchical organization, employees were the only people who received corporate training. PEOPLE.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. The Collaborative Organization 12. Collaborative Culture 15.

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5 Ways to Become Less Collaborative at Work

Dan Pontefract

know, the sure  volume of email  continues to rise so what’s the point in answering it? First step is to stop listening to your team.

Creating More Intelligent Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

collaborating via the Internet, in order to understand how to best. How is it being done?  . Why are they doing it?

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Luis Suarez

Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing! Welcome to the 21st century! And here is why.

What is Real Learning?

Jay Cross

How to learn socially, experientially, and informally. Learn how to learn.

The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

Harold Jarche

The role of managers should be to manage the system, not the individual functions. ” W. Even team-based knowledge comes and goes.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. These days, you are paid to think.

The new shape of organizations?

Clark Quinn

As I read more about how to create organizations that are resilient and adaptable, there’s an interesting emergent characteristic. While I haven’t had a chance to think about it at scale, like how it would manifest in a large organization, it certainly bears some strengths. What say you?

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

Is your organization ready? How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? We take time to reflect on our experience.  ?

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The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

We encourage clients to get their people to narrate their work, through blogs or other sharing media, for a number of reasons. If you are a blogger, you know how blogging makes you reflect on your experience and draw conclusions. We’re each teasing out the meaning of what we call  the Coherent Organization  with models.

Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

There have been a couple of posts recently on the topic of whether organisations need  to have a new role of a Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO).

Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design

Adaptive Path

Jeff Sussna is an internationally-recognized systems thinker and IT expert, combining engineering expertise with an ability to bridge business, creative, and technical perspectives. The opportunity to cross-pollinate ideas and engage with new kinds of people is really interesting to me. couple of things intrigue me.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). How do we describe these phenomena? We have to try and find what these methods can do. Can we design mass collaboration? How about collaboration?

The State of Culture, Collaboration & Enterprise 2.0 (Part 1 of 2)

Dan Pontefract

D o you have “ if you build it, they will come ” syndrome in your organization? ” syndrome in your organization?

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

(My presentation will appear separately) Collective Knowledge in Social Tagging Environments Joachim Kimmerle, KMRC Even though it is hard to find good definitions of knowledge, most psychologists would agree that knowledge is an internal mental representation of external environments. People tended to click on the larger tag (ie.,

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth Kanter

As part of the design process,  I focus on “ real world application ” for the material I’m going to cover. BEFORE. Analysis.

Bill Clinton On "Creative Networks of Collaboration"

Steven Berlin Johnson

Yesterday marked the opening day of the Clinton Foundation’s “Health Matters” conference in Palm Springs. I had heard a bit of advance word about the conference from a friend who was headed down there, and I had armed him with a copy of Future Perfect to give to Clinton if the opportunity arose. It’s the only thing that works.

How To Make Content Creation More Efficient: Use An Idea Dashboard

Beth Kanter

Then it is time to create content. For the idea dashboard to work, you need to use it regularly and that takes making it habit.

The Great Transformation of the Organization Still Needs the How

Dan Pontefract

conference paying homage to the brilliance of Peter Drucker has now become an annual calendar fixture not to be missed. At least not yet.

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth Kanter

When an idea or concept makes me want to scuplt it out of mash potatoes ,   I pay attention. Photo by Aussiegal. Training Design

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

So they should not be forced to adopt this approach – only gently encouraged to see the value in it over time. Get organized.

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

The most overused yet inappropriately applied term in an organization is “coaching.”. That makes sense to me. Group coaching? Why not.

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth Kanter

Give staff space and time for creativity and to think. The chapter goes on to outline different the optimum staffing for multichannel campaigns.

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

asked a question, “ how do you manage all of your priorities between work, family, friends, fun and health ?” And then it hit me.

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Scrappy VS Strategic: Is there a generational divide in nonprofits around how to innovate using new technology?

Beth Kanter

Thanks, Beth, for asking me to write about this conversation here. That’s quite a range, but what really counts is what they had to say.

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How to make convenings count: a new hands-on guidebook

Beth Kanter

How to make convenings count: a new hands-on guidebook. And a set of “next practice” ideas about how to do that in creative new ways?

Which Century is Your Organization In?

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Which Century is Your Organization In? Some organizations are looking for ways to adapt to all of this without endangering their own success, but it may be that these two different needs are not compatible.

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

Why do I land on productive, and not collaborative, or engaged, or learned, or reciprocal, or connected? collaboration engagement enterprise 2.0

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Further growth equates to sustainable efficiencies and market share increases. As organizations grow, the original simplicity gets harder to maintain. Intermediate layers of power and delegation begin to develop above 150 people and companies then enter the realm of complication. Learning Organization. Complexity.

Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues

Dan Pontefract

If you’re located in parts of North America where it’s been too cold to even blink your eyes lately, you may not have seen the news. Holacracy?

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International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

The course is  about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. Global Conversations. GeV at 4.9

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

This is a follow-up from yesterday’s post that the LMS is no longer the centre of the universe and Jane Hart’s post today on A Transition Path to the Future. – but you certainly need to take an honest look at whether it is delivering what you need in the workplace today. Does your LMS do this?

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How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Another person said, “It’s ideal to have a team rather than a single person. Breastcancer.org – Organized around topics and stages of disease.

Tips: How To Be An Effective Asshole - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. 5. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. 6. Search.

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Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for.

Bob Sutton

About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. 5. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. 6. Search.

Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent

Dan Pontefract

promised not to utilize the moniker 2.0 in 2014 but how else can I reflect back on the state of Enterprise 2.0 How refreshing.