Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
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
MAY 3, 2015
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.
Case study porn
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
A while back I tweeted "Stop reading case study porn and get on with it". And if I thought that waving case studies at nay sayers was going to get me very far I might as well have given up. Best practice" is a dodgy idea that is increasingly discredited. It is so easy to get stuck in analysis paralysis. Do you really care?
MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers
JUNE 1, 2012
Below the slides of the report I have selected several of the interesting slides with brief commentary. – Survey Questions and Answers.
A course is not the solution to every problem: Case Study 1
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
This is the first of three case studies that shows how courses are not the solution to every learning or performance problem. Social learning
The Social Priming Studies in “Thinking Fast and Slow” are not very replicable
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Remarkably, Kahneman responds in the comments: What the blog gets absolutely right is that I placed too much faith in underpowered studies.
The MIT of Entrepreneurship Studies
APRIL 30, 2012
… is actually a new course being offered to MIT students this summer. Monthly stipend for qualified students. Dedicated desk space at MIT.
The Heinz Ketchup Case Study
JUNE 2, 2013
My midterm exam in Marketing Management at Harvard B-School was the Heinz Ketchup Case. Sales were steady and growing. Don’t mess with a winner.
Attention Data Nerds: The Mobile Mindset Study and More
JUNE 22, 2012
Source: Mobile Mindset Study. This is not the only study that tells us that mobile is not a fad and is here to stay. We act rudely.
a gold-standard study on brain training
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Yorkshire Post: Brain training study is “truly significant”. Well there are some potential flaws in this study. The headlines. link].
5 classic studies of learning
DECEMBER 12, 2015
Or is there a classic study of learning I missed? Link: ‘ The science of learning: five classic studies ‘ Learning
New CEO Studies: Nuances of Narcissism, Flattery, and Opinion Conformity
JANUARY 20, 2012
offer more details about these studies if you want to learn more; if all you want is the headline, I suggest you stop here.
Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
The examples and case studies show that data by itself is no panacea, but is how cities organize themselves to act on the data that matters.
On the challenges of studying suicide
MARCH 30, 2012
Most psychiatric drug trials today—the majority of which are industry sponsored—exclude anyone expressing thoughts of suicide. Togetherness
Crowdsourcing for social development and economic opportunity: Case study of Malaysia
JUNE 9, 2013
The post Crowdsourcing for social development and economic opportunity: Case study of Malaysia appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.
The cognitive science of how to study
JUNE 9, 2016
Researchers from the Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab at UCLA have created a fantastic video on the cognitive science of how to study. Happy studying. Link to Pro Tips: How to Study on vimeo. This is a short, clear, helpful video on exactly that. Remembering
National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering for Arts Organizations , Guest Post by Mary Trudel and Rory MacPherson.
New Study: Helpful and Friendly Co-Workers Can Keep You Alive.
AUGUST 10, 2011
» New Study: Helpful and Friendly Co-Workers Can Keep You Alive. Tiffany West from the World Economic Forum just alerted me to an intriguing new study that suggests having the right co-workers can help us live longer, while having the wrong ones might kill us. Further studies with a larger group would be very interesting.
A medical study of the Haitian zombie
JANUARY 11, 2012
We hear a lot about zombies these days – in films, in music and even in philosophy – but many are unaware that in 1997 The Lancet published a medical study of three genuine Haitian zombies. Link to locked case study in The Lancet. He was identified as a zombie at a cockfight eight years after he had been buried.
Make study more effective, the easy way
OCTOBER 24, 2011
If you’re a student, what I’m about to tell you will let you change how you study so that it is more effective, more enjoyable and easier. If you are a student the implication of this study and those like it is clear : don’t stress yourself with revision where you read and re-read textbooks and course notes. 1973).
Case study: Using project management for effective crowdsourcing
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
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.
How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study
JUNE 25, 2014
The research is conducted annually by Burson-Marsteller and I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of their study released today.
Does studying economics make you more selfish?
OCTOBER 29, 2013
Studying human behaviour can be like a dog trying to catch its own tail. Research on economics students showed this in action: textbooks describing facts and theories about human behaviour can affect the people studying them. For them extra years of study did nothing to undermine their selfish rationality. Reasoning
Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media
AUGUST 10, 2012
One of the pointed themes that emerged from the study was that customer expectations are driving uptake of social media and digital intiatives.
Case Study 2 – How a training course is not the solution to every problem
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
Following Monday’s post, How to break out of the “course is the solution to every problem” mindset: make courses the exception rather than the rule, this is the second of three case studies that shows how courses are not the solution to every learning or performance problem. These case studies have been adapted from posts [.].
Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter
MARCH 24, 2015
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
MAY 16, 2012
But, in my opinion, the most powerful case for a new field of study lies in Professor Sussman’s admonition that dealing with complex sociotechnical systems requires humility on our part. We must be aware of the considerable difficulties in predicting system behavior and in making decisions that affect that behavior. Let me discuss a few. .
More Evidence of Self-Enhancement Bias: New Study of Tailgating
APRIL 14, 2012
The pile of evidence for self-enhancement bias grew a bit lately, with a new study on tailgating. Good fun.
Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education
DECEMBER 11, 2011
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. . Enterprise 2.0
I predict a riot (based on a single study)
APRIL 19, 2012
A group of black bloc researchers fed up with the lack of interest in replicating psychology studies has set up a strike force called the The Reproducibility Project that will recreate all 2008 studies from three major cognitive science journals. That sound you can hear. That’s shit hitting the fan. So why not check? But still.
Insights and real-life case studies in effective crowdfunding for change
MARCH 14, 2012
This evening I spoke at the Crowdfunding for Change event run by Avis Mulhall ‘s Think Act Change. To do that you need to optimize the sharing.
Money for Good Study: Sharing Information About Your Org’s Results Can Attract More Donors
DECEMBER 6, 2011
GuideStar and Hope Consulting have released the results of new study, Money for Good II (MFGII). MFGII summary findings Nov 2011. Measurement
Metropolitan IQ and Urban metabolism: Great case studies of innovative, collaborative cities
AUGUST 21, 2013
Case Study 2: UK – Digital Inclusion Champion – a specific role to give the public greater computer literacy and access.
How TELUS Engages Employees Through Pervasive Learning
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Christopher Koch, Editorial Director of the SAP Center for Business Insight, also wrote a post on LinkedIn touching on parts of the case study.
Study: Global comparisons of news consumption and shifting channels
JULY 22, 2013
The post Study: Global comparisons of news consumption and shifting channels appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.
The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related.
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
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. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related Thoughts : Comments. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group.
Case Study No 3: a course doesn’t solve every problem:
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
Following Monday’s post, How to break out of the “course is the solution to every problem” mindset: make courses the exception rather than the rule, this is the third of three case studies that shows how courses are not the solution to every learning or performance problem. These case studies have been adapted from posts [.].
Where is the study of what we do?
MARCH 13, 2012
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?
Study: Decentralized organizations will win, especially in challenging times
OCTOBER 16, 2014
The post Study: Decentralized organizations will win, especially in challenging times appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. For decades management theorists have argued over whether and when organizations should be centralized or decentralized. The conditions for this are increasingly less likely to prevail. Future of business
Book research: Looking for case studies/ leading practice in using crowdsourcing
OCTOBER 24, 2011
We are using brief case studies liberally through the book, however we need a few more to flesh it out. To offer your case study or experience, please use the contact form on crowdsourcingresults.com. Please let us know very briefly: - what you have learned. what you have found most useful in your use of crowdsourcing tools.