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The Chinese Test Example

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It''s a total crime when you think about: 10 or so *years* studying the subject, and all that many people have to show for it are the most utterly banal applications of addition and multiplication. That''s a really interesting use of the Chinese Room example (it is well known as such to philosophers). The person does not know Chinese.

Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

Dan Pontefract

collaboration leadership case study CEO td canada trust tim hockey transparentI don’t own their shares. Bottom line? He gets it. .

The Study, and Other Stuff

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There are three separate threads in Siemens's response to my last post , all of which are fascinating: The thread concerning whether or not the study he published was bad, The thread examining the question of whether universities can be a valuable force for social equity, and My own experiences of the university system. recognize this.

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Case study porn

Euen Semple

A while back I tweeted "Stop reading case study porn and get on with it". Even all those years ago when we were getting started at the BBC there was a pressure to justify what we were doing with examples from other organisations. Best practice" is a dodgy idea that is increasingly discredited. Do you really care?

a gold-standard study on brain training

Mind Hacks

Yorkshire Post: Brain training study is “truly significant”. Well there are some potential flaws in this study. The headlines. link].

Case study: Using project management for effective crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

The chapter opens with an excellent case study of how Nick McMenemy uses crowd platforms to drive his startup Virdium. gained plenty of insights and new ideas in my interview of him, which I condensed into the case study, reproduced below. I’m sure you’ll find useful ideas in there.

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff. The organizational strategy is to impact policy change. 

Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, lowering the costs of public transportation addresses the social equity issues, but could result in serious overcrowding.  For example, adding a runway to a crowded airport will reduce delays and potentially increase the number of flights to the city.  Let me discuss a few.  . Sussman calls this evaluative complexity. 

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). Here are a few live notes from the event. .

A Perfect Example of a Bad Boss: A Middle School Principal

Bob Sutton

  One example:  we no longer retain students who flunk more than two major classes in grades 7 or 8.    How much time are you going to spend studying or working on homework from April through June?   This boss defines lack of presence.    I can literally go weeks without catching sight of her." 

Metropolitan IQ and Urban metabolism: Great case studies of innovative, collaborative cities

Ross Dawson

Case Study 2: UK – Digital Inclusion Champion – a specific role to give the public greater computer literacy and access.

The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related.

Bob Sutton

Wisdom from Stanfords Jim March on the Numbing Effect of Business Schools » The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related Thoughts.   For example, 70% of the new foremen reported seeing the company as a better place to work than the did when they were workers, while only 26% had no change in opinion. Search.

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Where is the study of what we do?

Mark Oehlert

Case studies, accounting, finance, the works. Like many, I've traveled an odd path to get where I am today. Why does this bother me so much?

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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth Kanter

Guest Post Philanthropy Research StudiesNew Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie.

What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You About Your Audience

Beth Kanter

You can’t hear them, but they are listening.     This is another example of “ Dark Social Media.” Research Studies

How Many Social Channels Should Our Nonprofit Use?

Beth Kanter

For example, Instagram is more popular among the younger set (18-44). Content Content Curation Engagement Listening Research Studies

Recent Social Media User Data: One Big Takeaway for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Source: Acenture Interactive’s Acquity Group’s 2015 Next Generation of Commerce Study. Content Research Studies

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New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.

Bob Sutton

Plus I wrote about another study that shows when either women or men are touched lightly on the back by women, they tend to take bigger financial risks.    That second study showed that touching by men had no effect.  Now, to be clear, as the authors point out, this an imperfect study. Bob Sutton. Search.

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Social Media Integrated Campaign Case Study Slam: SSIR Social Media on Purpose Conference

Beth Kanter

Not yr same old social media NPO case study SLAM at #SMoP14 The panelists delivered their case studies and poems in three rounds, each with a sub-theme. The final set of case studies discussed social media success and failure. Case Studies Conferences kanter best rhyming intro ever. SMoP14.

One who studies the soul

Mind Hacks

also like that it is ambiguous as to whether it’s me studying my own soul, or yours, or you studying my soul, or me asking you to study your own.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

Here’s what I learned: Global Social Media and Mobile Usage Studies and Internet Penetration. Benchmark Studies and Examples.

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here’s an example of what I’m talking about: Thanks, Jane, for making life easier. We talked about building a repository of web 2.0

Pinterest Nonprofit Benchmarking with Pinerly

Beth Kanter

This was a lot data to deal with and I wasn’t after a comprehensive field study. Content Research StudiesSFMoma. Unicef. Humor.

How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

Beth Kanter

There are few examples of nonprofits making use of them to target younger audiences such as this WWF Fundraising Campaign for endangered species.

Giving Away Four Free Passes To Millennial Donor Summit 2012

Beth Kanter

Three years ago, the first study on Millennial donor engagement was published by Achieve and partner JGA. Conferences Research Studies

John Warrillow's 3 habits of highly successful entrepreneurs | Daniel.

Dan Pink

John Warrillow’s 3 habits of highly successful entrepreneurs John Warrillow has been studying entrepreneurs for fifteen years. Dan Pink.

Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech

Beth Kanter

Engagement Guest Post Measurement Research StudiesMethods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech, Guest post by Anne Whatley, Network Impact.

Pew study of reputation management

David Weinberger

For example, more than two-thirds (71%) of social networking users ages 18-29 have changed the privacy settings on their profile to limit what they share with others online. Young adults, far from being indifferent about their digital footprints, are the most active online reputation managers in several dimensions. snip].

I'll take gender differences for $800, Alex | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Great post. I’ve seen a great deal of real world examples of this behavior difference. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. Video.

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The 2010 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IBM recently released the 2010 Global CEO Study.  This is IBM’s fourth biennial CEO study since 2004.  It is also the largest.  For the 2010 study , IBM held more than 1,500 face-to-face interviews with private sector CEOs (80%) and senior public sector leaders (20%) from 33 different industries spread over sixty countries.

US education: a grave failure of national management & character

Steve Denning

Studies show that US education also puts the future in peril. The reality is that we are looking a grave failure of national management.

Case Studies of Informal or Social Learning

Tony Karrer

I'm looking to find lots of examples of where informal or social learning has been used successfully in the workplace and where it was led by the L&D organization. This can either be already written up, or it can be the name of a person and organization where it was done. Can you provide me pointers? eLearning Technology.

The 2008 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IBM just released the 2008 Global CEO Study. IBM has been conducting such studies every two years for the last several years by interviewing hundreds of CEO's around the world. The overriding theme of the 2006 Global CEO Study was innovation. The Enterprise of the Future is the key theme of the 2008 CEO Study.

The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

Beth Kanter

Books Research Studies With Dave Evans - Futurist At Cisco. Sama” means equal. ” Next up was Dave Evans, Chief Futurist at Cisco.

Which do you prefer: An expensive latte or an expensive loan.

Dan Pink

better comparison would be category versus category rather than category versus example from a category. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan. Video.

Evidence that "Retail Therapy" is Effective - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

  BPS Research reports a recent article containing a series of small studies that shows "retail therapy" does work -- at least in a sample of young American consumers.  " I better not show this study to my teenage daughters.  Another example of research proving what my wife already knew. Search.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about Really useful.

Getting It Right at the GEO Conference in Seattle

Beth Kanter

The survey can help convince trustees who, for example, still object to the idea of making grants for general operating support.

the economy of sharing

Harold Jarche

” Chimpanzees choose cooperation over competition : Study challenges distinctiveness of human cooperation. call these Friday’s Finds.

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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%.