Leadership by Example
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
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
JULY 2, 2013
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?
DECEMBER 15, 2015
In summary, the one hour meeting to discuss more efficient ways of operating became an example of what happens in many organizations today.
There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’
APRIL 23, 2015
The headline from Harvard Business Review read, Why “Company Culture” Is a Misleading Term. ” WHAT? ” He’s right.
Montessori Is An Example Of The New Culture of Learning
MARCH 24, 2011
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.”.
If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture
MAY 29, 2015
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
JANUARY 25, 2015
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
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
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
APRIL 1, 2015
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"
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
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.
An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action
APRIL 16, 2013
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).
The Tale of Two Cultures
MAY 22, 2013
Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grow further apart. Wikipedia). Intuitive knowledge.
Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?
JULY 20, 2015
Facilitation Leadership Organizational CultureMeetings that waste your time! Do you really need a meeting? Why Not A Walking Meeting?
A cultural understanding of autism
NOVEMBER 3, 2012
The risk is that other forms of cultural interaction can be wrongly interpreted as signs of impairment. Togetherness
Technology, Media and Culture - the Best of Times or the Worst of Times?
JUNE 4, 2014
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?
DECEMBER 31, 2015
Aliza and I are looking for examples nonprofit workplace culture that supports the self-care of individuals. Happy Healthy Nonprofit
Re-reading A New Culture of Learning
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
A New Culture of Learning by John Seely Brown and Doug Thomas. The college experience is a perfect example. Workscapes.
Q&A With The Authors of A New Culture of Learning
MARCH 20, 2011
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
JANUARY 24, 2015
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?
MAY 15, 2015
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
MAY 10, 2011
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
JANUARY 8, 2012
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
AUGUST 18, 2013
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
MARCH 15, 2012
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
JULY 17, 2012
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
JANUARY 20, 2011
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?
AUGUST 28, 2012
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
JUNE 9, 2013
Through the history of humanity, every culture has made use of psychoactive substances. Sorry hipsters, your parties suck. Togetherness
Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
Not once did Stumpf insinuate that there was a corporate culture issue at Wells Fargo. Right now, its culture is a disadvantage.
The Rise of a Culture of Contempt and the Demise of UCLA Men's Basketball
MARCH 3, 2012
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
JULY 26, 2016
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.
[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
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.
Automation Technologies and the Future of Work
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Most jobs involve a number of different tasks or activities. million full time employees and an automation potential of 38%.
When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Does it take a natural disaster to change a culture? Organizational CultureCouncil on Foundations. Never try to change one.
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
The Cultural Impact of The Future of You
JANUARY 14, 2013
Here is an example. Cultural Impact of Social Networking in Defining the Workplace of the Future from Luis Suarez. There are better ways.
My Long Weekend Of Hope And Inspiration
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
Culture customer service humanism Purpose Coombs hope inspiration Nanoose Bay Parksville TOMSIt started in Parksville, British Columbia.
Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology
JANUARY 26, 2016
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer
JULY 28, 2015
Recombinant innovations, remixes and mashups are all examples of creating new contexts. . This sense of, ‘I’m building something, does it work?’