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.”
Culture or Cultures?
JANUARY 25, 2017
A twitter pointer led me to an HBR article arguing that We’re Thinking about Organizational Culture all Wrong. In it, the author argues that it’s fallacious to think that there’s just one organizational culture, , and that all people buy into it. The first is that the cultural values may be interpreted differently.
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.
Montessori Is An Example Of The New Culture of Learning
MARCH 24, 2011
So the children have their question honored and arrive at the proper answer by themselves. with our focus being more on scale and scope.
Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram
APRIL 1, 2015
For an organization to act as one, it itself must be connected to all teams, not simply the Sales Team or Marketing, for example.
Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
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
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
It was designed to complement existing technical assistance resources through tip sheets, examples, and links to multiple resources. delivered).
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 I’m not a very political man. You may even call me apolitical. 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! How can we avoid that trap? Do you really need a meeting?
Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Gabriela knows that practicing self-care is important, but it is just as important that the workplace culture embraces employee wellbeing.
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
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.
Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?
DECEMBER 31, 2015
You need to understand whether your organization’s culture is one where happy, healthy can thrive or will be ignored, or even worse ridiculed.
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.
Q&A With The Authors of A New Culture of Learning
MARCH 20, 2011
In the book, you distinguish two senses of culture. One is the culture of the classroom, where stability and predictability is the norm.
The evolution of culture
JANUARY 24, 2015
The latest example claims originality is discovering that unwritten rules and practices are domain in culture.
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. Q: Can you predict culture? NOTE: Live-blogging. Missing points.
Why I Will Never Use Uber Ever Again
MARCH 11, 2017
CEO corporation Culture leadership travis kalanick uberAs early as 2014 I had heard the rumblings of male chauvinism at Uber headquarters.
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 .
[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.
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.” You might say the country has bifurcated into different social tribes, with a tenuous common culture linking them.”
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
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.
[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.
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 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. What impact will AI have on jobs?
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.
The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning
JANUARY 31, 2017
Using more and more data to improve a service for users and more accurately target ads for merchants is a clear benefit, for example.
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.