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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

taking back our society

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The greater. Read more » Communities Work

countering fascist thinking

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Jason Kottke reviewed an article by the philosopher Umberto Eco and summarized it as 14 features of eternal fascism. Read more » Democracy

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.

a new business ideology

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Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions. Very few organizations are truly open. “Ideas lead technology.

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.

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.

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.

working in perpetual beta

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Organizing Principles. Self-organization. Working in Perpetual Beta is the latest volume in the perpetual beta series. Table of Contents.

PKM 104

the problem is to know what questions to ask

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We need to organize work differently : I have an idea, actually several of them for John Ibbitson and others. What will become of them?

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.

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?

PKM 148

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?

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.

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

connected leadership is smarter

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Creating a more diverse workplace. Read more » Leadership

it’s not a skills gap

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The 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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.