Leadership by Example
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
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?
DECEMBER 15, 2015
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’
APRIL 23, 2015
The headline from Harvard Business Review read, Why “Company Culture” Is a Misleading Term. ” WHAT? ” He’s right.
Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
AUGUST 12, 2013
Example: Re-thinking On-boarding Training On-boarding and induction programmes are usually fertile ground for structured learning.
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.”.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mind the SME (and process)
AUGUST 23, 2011
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
AUGUST 30, 2013
Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. Define your Call to Action. Step 1. Design Protocol.
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.
Narratives of culture: the score
FEBRUARY 21, 2015
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.
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.
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.
The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History
JULY 26, 2016
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.
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.
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
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution. They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.” .
When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Does it take a natural disaster to change a culture? There has to be a social change process within the organization.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
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.
Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter
APRIL 25, 2016
Reading the minds of others and reacting is an unconscious process, and skill in social settings has evolved in humans over thousands of years.
Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Most jobs involve a number of tasks or processes. How are job markets likely to evolve in our 21st century digital economy?
The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution
MAY 2, 2016
Other see even more substantial rises with, for example, the global middle class reaching 3 billion people by 2030.”. Digital Dividends.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
Transaction Processing → Distributed Ledgers (Blockchain), Cybersecurity. Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.
Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?
APRIL 11, 2016
First comes the use of IT to improve the productivity and quality of production-oriented, back-end processes. Investments have risen “from $1.8
Rethinking the Work of Leadership
OCTOBER 17, 2013
It is, therefore, both socially accountable and culturally embedded.”. Over 1,000 different examples surfaced over a two-month period.
The Smart London Plan
JULY 4, 2016
Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization.
Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues
JANUARY 9, 2014
Behaviour Culture employees engagement flat army leadership organization teams Disengagement holacracy holarchy Holacracy is the new black.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ?
Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
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
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Instead,… information processing equipment and software investment was only 3.5 There has been no similar surge in IT investments since 2000.
The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
The Blockchain and Open Innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
The Internet and World Wide Web introduced a culture of standards to the IT industry. Let me explain.
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
Such a pull approach to business is quite different from the push approaches of the past. But it then adds three additional management disciplines: .
Open Spaces, Open Minds Redux (An Open 2.0 Culture)
APRIL 8, 2010
It is another example of how we are closing our minds, walling our innovation, and foregoing a more productive and networked organization.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article.
Learning to Work with Our Increasingly Smart Machines
JUNE 6, 2016
Part of the answer is that most jobs involve an amalgam of tasks or processes. Where will this leave lawyers, nurses, teachers, and editors?”.