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Leadership by Example

Harold Jarche

Here are two examples. As can be seen by Dr. Brant’s second example, with modelling, the learner is progressively supported. Leadership

Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

You may find it interesting to know, for example, that they “strive to maintain the open culture often associated with startups.”

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

In summary, the one hour meeting to discuss more efficient ways of operating became an example of what happens in many organizations today.

How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

AirBnB is a prime example of disruption in the hotel industry. It might be a room, a home or a castle. But there is a problem. Dan Gunn agrees.

Montessori Is An Example Of The New Culture of Learning

Steve Denning

This story also highlights the role of a teacher in a Montessori classroom as being a “guide on the side” rather than the “sage on the stage.”.

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

Dan Pontefract

from many attendees) came through an example at the hands of a keynote delivered by Ross Mayfield. Culture. Culture enterprise 2.0

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

Dan Pontefract

Tell me, would you describe your culture as one that is open or closed? But the real secret is hidden in an organization’s operating culture.

Culture is entangled

Dave Snowden

In practice (and in theory) culture is tangled, indistinct and difficult to tie down. The respondent does not know what is the right answer.

Culture And Design: Legacy Versus From Scratch

Adaptive Path

This collection of observations has made me realize just how deeply culture and cultural differences impact the practice of design. Culture and Design" is the overall theme I have chosen to write about in a series of posts covering the following topics: Culture of legacy and preservation versus culture from scratch.

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

Beth Kanter

Big Scary Fortress Nonprofit with a Command and Control Culture. Bruce Wayne of the Wayne Family Foundation. Sorry, Forrest. Content

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth Kanter

This section of the report covers new ways of thinking about organizational culture based in continuous improvement based on feedback.

Reviewing "A New Culture of Learning"

John Hagel

  My colleague and friend, John Seely Brown, has just come out with “A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change” , co-authored with Doug Thomas, a professor at the University of Southern California.  What if, for example, the questions were more important than the answers.

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth Kanter

Gabriela knows that practicing self-care is important, but it is just as important that the workplace culture embraces employee wellbeing. 

The Tale of Two Cultures

Jay Cross

Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grow further apart. Wikipedia). Intuitive knowledge.

An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action

Dan Pontefract

It’s a good example of Government 2.0. (if you’re still into those 2.0 I’m not a very political man. consider (all options).

Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

Beth Kanter

Facilitation Leadership Organizational CultureMeetings that waste your time! Do you really need a meeting? Why Not A Walking Meeting?

A cultural understanding of autism

Mind Hacks

The risk is that other forms of cultural interaction can be wrongly interpreted as signs of impairment. Togetherness

Re-reading A New Culture of Learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

A New Culture of Learning by John Seely Brown and Doug Thomas. The college experience is a perfect example. Workscapes.

Technology, Media and Culture - the Best of Times or the Worst of Times?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) was founded in 2010 to study the transformational impact of technology on culture and on the media industries. 

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth Kanter

Aliza and I are looking for examples nonprofit workplace culture that supports the self-care of individuals. Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Q&A With The Authors of A New Culture of Learning

Steve Denning

conversed with the authors recently about their exciting new book as follows: 1.  In the book, you distinguish two senses of culture.

The evolution of culture

Dave Snowden

want to start with the culture word and I'm deliberately using lower case and linking with the idea of an evolutionary not an engineering process.

Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?

Dan Pontefract

In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Culture can grow in other ways, too. The cafeteria is a great example.

[berkman] Culturomics: Quantitatve analysis of culture using millions of digitized books

David Weinberger

For example, it seems that irregular verbs become regular over time. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Too bad!

The importance of penis panics to cultural psychiatry

Mind Hacks

The Boston Globe has an excellent article about supposedly culture specific mental illnesses and how they are an ongoing puzzle for psychiatry’s diagnostic manual. Some people (SE Asians) have koro because they belong to the “right” culture. Link to locked article on koro and culture-bound syndromes. Theory Togetherness

The Tale of Two Cultures

Jay Cross

Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grow further apart. Wikipedia). Intuitive knowledge .

The Economic and Cultural Polarization of America

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For most of our nation’s history, whatever the inequality in wealth between the richest and poorest citizens, we maintained a cultural equality known nowhere else in the world - for whites, anyway.”  For most of its history, a major hallmark of American democracy has been the comfortable mingling of the social classes. 

[2b2k] A New Culture of Learning

David Weinberger

If you want to read a brilliant application of some of the ideas in Too Big to Know to our educational system, read A New Culture of Learning by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown. This, they say, leads to a new “culture of learning” (117). Games are for them an important example of that more important point.

A culture shock in brain ethics

Mind Hacks

Anonymity, they believe, undermines the cultural fabric of the community, and is akin to stripping its members of their traditions and beliefs.

Isn’t this how organizational learning cultures progress?

Jay Cross

The notion of stages suggests that a corporation hops from one stage to the next, abandoning past approaches as it advances. Think of it this way.

Drugs where the sun don’t shine: a cultural history

Mind Hacks

Through the history of humanity, every culture has made use of psychoactive substances. Sorry hipsters, your parties suck. Togetherness

The Rise of a Culture of Contempt and the Demise of UCLA Men's Basketball

Bob Sutton

  And I don't mean the drop off in performance at UCLA in the past few years, I mean the loss of its soul and the rise of a culture of contempt -- with rampant lousy leadership, bad role models, asshole poisoning.    For example, SI reports: The players were puzzled by some of their coach's idiosyncrasies.

The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The advent of automated teller machines (ATMs) in the 1970s is another, more recent example.  By 2010, there were approximately 400,000 ATMs in the US. 

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[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?

David Weinberger

For example, a couple of months after the New Yorker ran the original Gladwell piece, it published an article by Louis Menand that wondered how to gauge the social and political effects of books such as Betty Friedans 1963 The Feminine Mystique. Does media influence have the same effects on all cultures? How does it happen? Or both.

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When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast

Beth Kanter

Does it take a natural disaster to change a culture? Organizational CultureCouncil on Foundations. Never try to change one.

Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?

Dan Pontefract

Not once did Stumpf insinuate that there was a corporate culture issue at Wells Fargo. Right now, its culture is a disadvantage.

The Cultural Impact of The Future of You

Luis Suarez

Here is an example. Cultural Impact of Social Networking in Defining the Workplace of the Future from Luis Suarez. There are better ways.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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Automation Technologies and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most jobs involve a number of different tasks or activities. million full time employees and an automation potential of 38%.

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy