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Leadership by Example

Harold Jarche

Here are two examples. Now that process takes about six weeks. Leadership by example becomes the key. Shaping is B.F. Leadership

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

The meeting I was invited to was the kick-off to a project to consolidate several redundant processes into something that was more effective.

There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’

Dan Pontefract

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

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.”.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Example: Re-thinking On-boarding Training On-boarding and induction programmes are usually fertile ground for structured learning.

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.

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).

Mind the SME (and process)

Clark Quinn

Along the way, it provides useful coverage of topics like shared representations, process, and the value of project management. Along the way, the book isn’t afraid to touch upon the more intangible but real issues like culture and momentum. Bsed upon Jon’s Ph.D. More importantly, the book is valuable. design

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth Kanter

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. Define your Call to Action. Step 1. Design Protocol.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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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%.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most jobs involve a number of tasks or processes.  The concerns surrounding AI’s long term impact may well be in a class by themselves. 

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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? There has to be a social change process within the organization.

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

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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Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let’s illustrate how an identity system works using passports as an example.  Identity plays a major role in everyday life.  What is identity?

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 T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As described by IDEO CEO Tim Brown :   “The vertical stroke of the T is a depth of skill that allows them to contribute to the creative process.

Rethinking the Work of Leadership

Dan Pontefract

It is, therefore, both socially accountable and culturally embedded.”. Over 1,000 different examples surfaced over a two-month period.

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most jobs involve a number of tasks or processes.  How are job markets likely to evolve in our 21st century digital economy? 

Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Reading the minds of others and reacting is an unconscious process, and skill in social settings has evolved in humans over thousands of years. 

Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues

Dan Pontefract

Behaviour Culture employees engagement flat army leadership organization teams Disengagement holacracy holarchy Holacracy is the new black.

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The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Other see even more substantial rises with, for example, the global middle class reaching 3 billion people by 2030.”. Digital Dividends.

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Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

First comes the use of IT to improve the productivity and quality of production-oriented, back-end processes. Investments have risen “from $1.8

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The Smart London Plan

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization. 

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The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.   But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ? 

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Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction Processing → Distributed Ledgers (Blockchain), Cybersecurity. Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.

STEM Literacy and Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Economic Issues Education and Talent Political Issues Society and CultureThe skills requirement are radically different.  Every year U.S.

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Narratives of culture: the score

Dave Snowden

This is going to be a little out of sequence, but I want to come to how we gather narrative for the new culture scans in future posts.

Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article argues that we should apply design thinking to the launch of the disruptive innovation itself - a process they call intervention design. .

The Growing Value of Social Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead,… information processing equipment and software investment was only 3.5 There has been no similar surge in IT investments since 2000. 

Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Such a pull approach to business is quite different from the push approaches of the past. But it then adds three additional management disciplines:  .

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Automation For The People

Dan Pontefract

Perhaps this is an example of Autor’s point about comparative advantage. automation Culture singularity technologyused as an album title.