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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.”

Lateral Organizations

Harold Jarche

Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. It needs trust and a strong culture to work. Wirearchy

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. The resemblance of their suggestions and the content of Real Learning is uncanny. India.

Corporate culture

Harold Jarche

Tweet Next month I’ll be discussing corporate culture at  Sibos in Toronto. This is how you develop a healthy corporate culture.

Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Dear Frederic, I read your book, Reinventing Organizations. 31 May, 2015. Regardless, there are parts of your book I rather enjoyed.

The Connected Culture

Dan Pontefract

The following diagram aims to depict what I refer to as a ‘connected culture’ in an organization. It is professional panacea.

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.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

The 52 Weeks program initially started as a way to communicate company culture and values to new employees. Most people get it.

the keystone of the intelligent organization

Harold Jarche

The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.

Leadership emerges from network culture

Harold Jarche

Management also shifts from measuring time to measuring results. A new culture emerges. They have to be trusted to get the work done.

Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram

Dan Pontefract

For a team to be a successful cog in the wheel of the entire organization, it must feel connected to other teams, thus other parts of the organization.

Culture Before Strategy

Clark Quinn

In an insightful article, Ken Majer (full disclosure, a boss of mine many years ago) has written about the need to have the right culture before executing strategy. have argued that you can get some benefits from the Revolution without having an optimized culture, but you’re not going to tap into the full potential.

The Connected Culture

Dan Pontefract

The following diagram aims to depict what I refer to as a ‘connected culture’ in an organization. It is professional panacea.

Creating More Intelligent Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

organize these collaborations and enhance them with innovative IT-based. collaborating via the Internet, in order to understand how to best.

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

Beth Kanter

Self-care in a nonprofit organization is the responsibility of both the individual staff person and the organization.

organizations are people

Harold Jarche

” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja. call these Friday’s Finds. That is entirely up to us. Friday's Finds

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

Dan Pontefract

One I know thousands of other companies and organizations are struggling with at this very moment. No one is using it. Fantastic question.

Who "owns" your organization's culture?

Mark Oehlert

Yep, culture. No one has to be tasked with creating a culture - it just happens when humans start doing that human thing and organizaing in groups. So let''s begin with dropping the idea that you''re going to create a culture that''s going to fill a vacuum.     The "C" word. Haunts so many of our efforts. Then guess what?

13 books on learning, people, organizations, corporate culture, and change

Jay Cross

Informal Learning by Jay Cross. A New Culture of Learning by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown. It’s a biased list. like what I know.

The Organization as a Cycling Peloton

Dan Pontefract

This got me thinking about one of my favourite personal passions (cycling) and our corporate organizations. What’s a peloton? Do You?

Stop Killing Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

To cut to the chase, it’s my opinion that the culture of many companies is being ruined by clueless executives. Focus on Open Leadership.

A Nurturing Culture #blimage

Clark Quinn

She presented the following image and our task is to blog about it: So my take is how things grow in a nurturing environment. Charles Jennings. socia

The Hyper-social Organization – Review

Harold Jarche

The main premise of The Hyper-social Organization is that social media, connectivity and always-on technology are enabling what humans do naturally; to be very social. How much of a “perpetual beta” culture do you have in your company? Tweet. Ditch the rule books and embrace values. Live their values. Embrace transparency.

The new shape of organizations?

Clark Quinn

As I read more about how to create organizations that are resilient and adaptable, there’s an interesting emergent characteristic. While I haven’t had a chance to think about it at scale, like how it would manifest in a large organization, it certainly bears some strengths. What say you? itashare. social strategy

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth Kanter

Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. Why do some organizations struggle to manage their data? Spark.

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How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations

Ross Dawson

But on a deeper level technology is becoming enmeshed in the humanity in the organization, which was never the case before.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. Culture Networks (SXSW 2012).

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

Why People Leave Organizations

Kevin Wheeler

People from different cultures respond differently to various factors as do those of different ages. This paper presents research from a wide range of organizations, people and cultures and disputes many of the reason people commonly give for leaving. Rewards based, in part, on how well the organization performs.

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Previously I’ve discussed the benefits and uses of micro-blogging , badging and virtual worlds inside an organization. Well well well.

Reflections on the Nature of Human Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For most of history, the vast majority of people lived in farms and villages, and worked in relatively small organizations.  . Furthermore, larger organizations are typically accompanied by an increase in human interactions which improve their overall creativity and potential for innovation. billion, passing from 7.0 billion to 9.3

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.

The State of Culture, Collaboration & Enterprise 2.0 (Part 1 of 2)

Dan Pontefract

D o you have “ if you build it, they will come ” syndrome in your organization? ” syndrome in your organization?

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

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. 

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth Kanter

Tell me about your organization, Hazon? How did you start to shift the culture, one sneaker at time? Gina, Beth, and Aliza at the NTC.

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter

We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n YQe91n #npsmpeer.

Wise organizations

Clark Quinn

My ITA colleague Jay (always a spark igniter) has been thinking about well-being in organizations, and it activated my thinking on wisdom. My And this segues into the broader topic of the organizational culture.  I’m not immune to the view that there’s a certain personal attitude to wisdom. meta-learning strategy

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.

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?