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Creating the AAA Organization

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They need to both work in their hierarchy and in a self-organizing network simultaneously ! – Valdis Krebs, Orgnet. – Jon Husband.

The post-hierarchical organization

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With an external environment that is highly connected, organizations have to get connected inside. Hierarchies are good for command and control.

self-organization is the future

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It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.

Lateral Organizations

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Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. He speculated that it was a fragile form. Wirearchy

Networked individuals trump organizations

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As hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , so does work fragmentation subvert organizations. Stowe Boyd. – Ross Dawson.

the keystone of the intelligent organization

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

no organization is an island

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Organizations are alive when people can exert their autonomy in ethical practice. The organization must be alive. No Man is an Island.

Reinventing Organizations – Review

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What is a “Teal Organization”? Evolutionary purpose: let the organization adapt and grow, not be driven. That’s it.

Organize for Complexity

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” Well I think Niels has answered much of that question himself, in his recent book Organize for Complexity.

A guide to complexity and organizations

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Special Edition Paper – Organize for Complexity, part I+II from Niels Pflaeging. If you know nothing about complexity, read this.

Organizing for diversity and complexity

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It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.

The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

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The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. ” W. Image: E.

Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization

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Metaphors that provide the common mental frameworks for our organizations are also powerful tools. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.

organizations are people

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” 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

The Hyper-social Organization – Review

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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. In a separate study, IDC estimated that only 20 percent of all content developed by the typical marketing department is actually used by the sales organization. Tweet.

Organizations, work, and learning

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They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. Management in networks.

implementing network learning

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While getting work done collaboratively will continue to be of importance in all organizations, it will not be enough. Experience. Ideas. Value.

How organizations can thrive in the network era

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I recently covered the BetaCodex Guide to Organizing for Complexity. A new special edition paper has just been released, Turn Your Company Outside-In.

Organizations Don’t Tweet – Review

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The title, Organizations Don’t tweet, People Do – A manager’s guide to the social web by Euan Semple pretty well describes this book.

tensions of modern learning

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But people inside organizations, and professional communities, are often afraid to challenge conventional wisdom, even when the data are overwhelming.

learn like a gamer

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Most of them do not have a professional network beyond their organization where they may have worked for a decade or more. How do gamers learn?

deliberate practice

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Expertise takes time to develop, but how can organizations support novices as they go through their journeys to expertise?

social learning for complex work

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Complicated systems and the training for them can be controlled and information organized for reference. “Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E.

social media: an unrealized opportunity

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For both individuals and organizations, communities of practice can connect work and learning. You feel in control. Communities

PKM 141

from knowledge worker to master artisan

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This approach has been used in several organizations. In many organizations there is fire wall between internal and external social networks.

implementing a triple operating system

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Organizations cannot control communities but they need their competitive knowledge to inform organizational actions.

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

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Trust is the glue that holds creative organizations together, not rules and regulations. Technology leads organizations. Greene.

the core competency for network era work

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It will take a new social contract between workers and organizations in order to create an optimally functioning enterprise. Why PKM?

automation is coming to a job near you

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Examine the rest of your organization or business. This is work that computers cannot do. Automation is coming to a job near you.

complexity in the workplace

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Most organizations do this well. Coordination is making sure things get done effectively and efficiently. This is still the focus of most.

strategic transformation of workplace learning

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The 70:20:10 principle provides a rule of thumb to help organizations stay focused on what is important in workplace learning. 20%: Exposure.

principles and models for the network era

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But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model. Three Organizing Principles.

connecting cooperation and collaboration

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For the past century, too much work in too many organizations was focused on collaboration to the exclusion of cooperation. Image: Amy Burvall.

learning in the network era

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Outside the organization we can make new connections without permission. Training, and education, are often solutions looking for a problem.

ideas in perpetual beta

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It is how most work in organizations has been done for the past several centuries. If not, a major paper will have to be developed. Key Post

cooperation makes us human

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Cooperative behaviour contributes to society, not the narrow objectives of the organization. Automation of procedural  work is accelerating.

practice, creativity, and insight

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Self-organization becomes inevitable.” Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media.

leadership is learning

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In an era of ubiquitous connectivity, leadership at all levels and all sectors must be about promoting learning. Consider the case of young children.

democracy at work

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Our society has tried many ways to organize work over the years, yet real democracy is a form that few have attempted. Why do we need democracy?

What is connected leadership?

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Connected leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance and not some special property available to only the select few. Leadership