Creating the AAA Organization
NOVEMBER 2, 2014
They need to both work in their hierarchy and in a self-organizing network simultaneously ! – Valdis Krebs, Orgnet. – Jon Husband.
The post-hierarchical organization
OCTOBER 23, 2014
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
MAY 4, 2016
It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.
OCTOBER 4, 2013
Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. He speculated that it was a fragile form. Wirearchy
Networked individuals trump organizations
MAY 21, 2013
As hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , so does work fragmentation subvert organizations. Stowe Boyd. – Ross Dawson.
the keystone of the intelligent organization
JUNE 8, 2015
The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.
no organization is an island
JULY 16, 2015
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
MAY 19, 2014
What is a “Teal Organization”? Evolutionary purpose: let the organization adapt and grow, not be driven. That’s it.
Organize for Complexity
MAY 1, 2014
” Well I think Niels has answered much of that question himself, in his recent book Organize for Complexity.
A guide to complexity and organizations
JULY 29, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
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
MAY 31, 2012
The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. ” W. Image: E.
Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization
JULY 21, 2011
Metaphors that provide the common mental frameworks for our organizations are also powerful tools. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.
organizations are people
MARCH 11, 2016
” 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
DECEMBER 4, 2011
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
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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
AUGUST 10, 2016
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
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
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
MARCH 1, 2012
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
JUNE 30, 2016
But people inside organizations, and professional communities, are often afraid to challenge conventional wisdom, even when the data are overwhelming.
learn like a gamer
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
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?
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Expertise takes time to develop, but how can organizations support novices as they go through their journeys to expertise?
social learning for complex work
MARCH 20, 2016
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
JANUARY 26, 2016
For both individuals and organizations, communities of practice can connect work and learning. You feel in control. Communities
from knowledge worker to master artisan
JULY 10, 2016
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
AUGUST 11, 2016
Organizations cannot control communities but they need their competitive knowledge to inform organizational actions.
network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta
AUGUST 19, 2015
Trust is the glue that holds creative organizations together, not rules and regulations. Technology leads organizations. Greene.
the core competency for network era work
JANUARY 10, 2016
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
DECEMBER 21, 2015
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
APRIL 19, 2016
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
MARCH 7, 2016
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
JULY 20, 2016
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
JANUARY 18, 2016
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
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Outside the organization we can make new connections without permission. Training, and education, are often solutions looking for a problem.
ideas in perpetual beta
JUNE 13, 2016
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
APRIL 21, 2015
Cooperative behaviour contributes to society, not the narrow objectives of the organization. Automation of procedural work is accelerating.
practice, creativity, and insight
MAY 20, 2016
Self-organization becomes inevitable.” Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media.
leadership is learning
OCTOBER 1, 2015
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
MARCH 15, 2015
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?
MARCH 9, 2016
Connected leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance and not some special property available to only the select few. Leadership