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gaining insight through social and informal learning

Harold Jarche

These five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning. Instead, systems and structures are needed to support social and informal learning in work teams, communities of practice, and social networks.

Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

Informal learning is mostly Pull. They are also more in control of who Pushes to them, through social networks and other sources of online information. Informal LearningTake a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton.

Informal learning, the 95% solution

Harold Jarche

Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Supporting informal learning at work is not as clear-cut as something like ISD. Today there is no agreed-upon informal learning design methodology. Informal Learning

Informal learning is

Harold Jarche

Stephen Hart has a good series of quotes on informal and social learning on his website. Informal LearningSometimes the right quote gets the message across faster than a long explanatory paragraph.

networked knowledge triad

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Informal Structure – Influence – Social Leadership. There are three structures that exist in all organizations, with three different sources of power, and three types of leadership required for each structure.

The right information is not enough

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There is quite a bit of research on the significant value of making the right information available to the right person at the right time – and quite a bit of research shows clearly that Enterprise Search has a direct impact on the success of organizations.

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story skepticism

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Read more » Informal Learning SocialLearningI have been thinking about storytelling lately as a lot of people are talking about it as essential for business, leadership, and whatever ails you. I have discussed it a few times over the years and have reviewed these thoughts.

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strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

Learning is mostly social and often informal. Informal learning is learning without instruction and is personally directed or done in collaboration with others. Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70% and 95% of workplace learning.

learning in the network era

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In times of crisis, when information is critical, then having a diversity of opinions can ensure that drastic measures are not taken for the wrong reasons, or that viable options are not ignored. Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning

preparing for 2020

Harold Jarche

The future of human work will require tacit knowledge and informal learning, and will create intangible value that cannot easily be turned into commodities. This has to be supported through widespread opportunities for informal learning and ways to share tacit knowledge.

the neo-generalist

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They see patterns before others do, as Kenneth notes in his own experience that neo-generalists, “ live on the edge of the future and detect signals early on by accessing a wide variety of people, ideas and information.”

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Informal learning is a business imperative

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see Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work ], so the work of the L&D department will be very different in different organisations, depending on the type of workers and work done. complexity Informal Learning Work

it’s not a skills gap

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Read more » ConnectedEnterprise Informal Learning PKMasteryThe lack of skills is not the main problem facing most organizations today, in spite of what many managers and executives might say. Researchers Dave Swenson and Liesl Eathington identified several factors contributing to hiring challenges, but a widespread lack of skilled workers was not one them … The Iowa researchers’ conclusion? When employers say.

hierarchy shift

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What is new in this emerging network era is how much information on the current state of affairs we can can access if we want.

implementing a useful model – 70:20:10

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PKM is the discipline of engaging with our professional networks and creating a diverse source of information, knowledge, ideas, and opinions. Informal Learning Learning PKM SocialLearning

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc., Context-free information, like this blog post, is given away. “Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations.

social media: an unrealized opportunity

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Communities of practice help to inform our work and life, some of our learning and observations creating new ideas or practices. “The difference between a community and a network is that you belong to a community, but a network belongs to you. You feel in control.

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the learning loop

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“Decision makers gather information (observe), form hypotheses about customer activity and the intentions of competitors (orient), make decisions, and act on them.

thinking critically

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Social media can facilitate the sharing of implicit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices. There is no such thing as information overload. I have yet to see someone completely filled with information.

social learning for complex work

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Complicated systems and the training for them can be controlled and information organized for reference. The information-based business, which is most organizations today, needs to improve the overall flow of sense-making and intangible value creation. “Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E.

tensions of modern learning

Harold Jarche

As much as possible, information should be in the world. Smart workers need ways to enhance their experience-performance-reflection processes, not have more information dumped into the pipeline. Hierarchies work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down.

Fuelled by Informal learning

Harold Jarche

This interconnected world sure makes it easy to learn informally though. This weekend I came across an article in The Atlantic, Lies, Damn Lies and Medical Science that showed that “as much as 90 percent of the published medical information that doctors rely on is flawed&#.

Organizational Learning in the Network Era

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ConnectedEnterprise Informal Learning SocialLearning Edwards Deming, American management visionary, understood that systemic factors account for most organizational problems, and changing these has more potential for improvement than changing any individual’s performance.

automation is coming to a job near you

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Networked computers enable us to learn informally and share tacit knowledge in social networks and communities of practice, leaving the boring stuff to the droids.

enabling self-governing teams

Harold Jarche

Communities of practice provide a safe place to test alternatives and create knowledge that informs emergent work practices.

the problem is to know what questions to ask

Harold Jarche

Not even digital literacy in the sense of knowing where to get good information and how to manage it. “As we move to driverless cars and machine learning and an economy in which any action that is repeated can be automated, let’s spare a thought for the kids who only get Cs in school.

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

Open information and access to our common knowledge assets will be a required part of any new leadership model. In this post-information era, organizations need to really understand networks, manage for complexity, and work on building trust.

cooperation makes us human

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In the near future, our relationships will be predominantly informal & networked, doing work that derives from opportunity-driven & cooperative connections. Automation of procedural work is accelerating.

leadership is learning

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As she tells me about this passion I learn about the skills she has developed on her own: [ Hours in Front of a Screen ] … In other words, my daughter has taken ownership of her informal learning in an area she is passionate about.

co-creating knowledge

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The are many ways we can add value to information and knowledge. I have described 14 ways of sense-making as part of personal knowledge mastery. One of these is the use of infographics, such as one on PKM published here.

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The rapidly changing workplace

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Organizations will need to become more networked, not just with information technology, but how people create, use, and share knowledge. complexity Informal Learning Work 8) So what have I learned that will help us change our own experience of work?

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the future of human work

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It provides a map to get away from standardized learning outcomes and information dissemination. People can never be better at computing than computers. We cannot become more efficient than machines. All we can do is be more curious, more creative, more empathetic.

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adapting to perpetual beta

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Given all this information, it is an easy next step to let people experiment, as long as they share what they are doing. In an age when information is no longer scarce and connections are many, organizations have to let all workers actively share their knowledge.

are you prepared?

Harold Jarche

As with agriculture last century, fewer people are needed to do manufacturing, information, or service work today. Major technological advances, like the printing press or the Internet, create economic volatility. This in turn changes the existing social contract.

you are only as good as your network

Harold Jarche

This involved complex knowledge about information technology, organizational behaviour, knowledge management, and social media. I’ve worked as an organizational learning & performance consultant since 1998.

The Future of HR

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They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. The most significant change is in how we deal with information and knowledge. Given all this information, it is easier to let people experiment as long as they share what they are doing.

the literacy of the 21st century

Harold Jarche

But the fact that learning is usually supported by an organizational department that has less influence than sales, marketing, operations, or information technology, shows that learning is not a priority in most enterprises. Work is learning, and learning is the work.

Building institutional memory, one story at a time

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Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM Institutional memory, which I wrote about recently , is a mixture of explicit and implicit knowledge sharing.

from knowledge worker to master artisan

Harold Jarche

Engaging with other people, especially those different from us, is the key to making sense of information. Each person and organization has to find its own path by seeking out information, making sense of it, and sharing it. A Foundation for Modern Work.

The post-hierarchical organization

Harold Jarche

They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. They are artifacts of a time when information was scarce and hard to share, and when connections with others were difficult to make.