Tue.May 29, 2012

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Leadership is an emergent property of a balanced network

Harold Jarche

This is my second recent quote from Mark Fidelman , who writes in Forbes. Its employees. Management won’t do this alone.

Creating emergent, adaptive systems in organizations

Ross Dawson

In my keynotes and executive sessions I often use the analogy of ant colonies, in which the collective intelligence of the colony is far greater than that of its individuals. In my book Living Networks I included a small section on Creating adaptive systems in Chapter 6 on Network Presence. The networks are alive.

Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

Beth Kanter

Visual Thinking Presentation for UnitedHealth Innovation Day. View more presentations from burowe. Visual

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Warren Buffett’s Newspaper Purchase

Clay Shirky

Last week, Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, purchased two dozen small newspapers and their related online properties from Media General, a conglomerate with holdings mainly concentrated in the southeast Unites States. After finalizing the deal, Buffett issued a memo on his view of the acquisition. The text of the memo is here.).

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[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

Dries Buytaert [twitter: Dries ] , the founder of Drupal and co-founder of Acquia , is giving a Berkman lunch talk about building and sustaining online collaborations. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. History.

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Innovation Rules!

Nigel Paine

I have been thinking a lot about what constitutes a great place to work. It is not just salary or perks or colleagues. Levering defines a great place to work around the three simple values of credibility, respect and fairness. Once started it will be hard to stop them moaning about the injustices, unfairness and stupidity of their employer.

Generation Y Driving Less

Nine Shift

Another interview today on our research showing that young people are driving less.

Making rationale explicit

Clark Quinn

In discussing the activity-based learning model the other day, I realized that there had to be another layer to it. Just as a reflection by the learner on the product they produce as the outcome of an activity should be developed, there’s another way in which reflection should come into play. In fact, there may need to be several layers.