Culture: the subject

Dave Snowden

The Oxford English Dictionary defines culture as “The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively” and “The ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society”. Culture Cynefin

The 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2018, rather than having one global competition as in the previous two years, there were five separate regional competitions, - North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, - each region selecting its own category winners.

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The 2018 Inclusive Internet Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published the Inclusive Internet Index 2018. Chile also showed the highest year-to-year improvement, going from 19th in 2017 to 7th in 2018.

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2018 Trajectories

Clark Quinn

The cognitive perspective suggests everything from training & performance support, through facilitating communication and collaboration, to culture. The post 2018 Trajectories appeared first on Learnlets. Given my reflections on the past year, it’s worth thinking about the implications. What trajectories can we expect if the trends are extended? These are not predictions (as has been said, “never predict anything, particularly the future”).

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Culture 2 of 7: the canvass

Dave Snowden

I’m not attempting an anthropological treatise here, my focus is on the ubiquitous attempts to engineer culture change in organisations a task that matches the original meaning of a forlorn hope , a mistranslation of verloren hoop whichmeans a lost heap! You can’t engineer culture ….

Culture 7 of 7: Completion

Dave Snowden

A cultural change initiative is a device of last resort, it means you’ve failed to maintain a suitable resilient system and have to do some type of reset. Culture is manifested in what we do, not what we say about why we want to do things. Culture Cynefin

The Vital Role of Culture in Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

When properly aligned with personal values, drives, and needs, culture can unleash tremendous amounts of energy toward a shared purpose and foster an organization’s capacity to thrive.”. Attributes of Culture. Cultural Styles. Levers for Evolving Culture.

The 2018 Inclusive Internet Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published the Inclusive Internet Index 2018. Readiness, which examines the capacity to take advantage of accessing the Internet, including level of literacy, educational attainment, cultural acceptance, privacy and security, and trust in the sources of online information. Chile also showed the highest year-to-year improvement, going from 19th in 2017 to 7th in 2018.

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Dan Pontefract February 2018 Playlist

Dan Pontefract

Apple CEO Tim Cook and his Moment of Open Culture. You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Music is a large part of my life. I cycle and run to it, write with it in the background, dance to it, cook to. Dan's Related Posts: How I Learned To Think Out Loud Through The Tragically Hip’s Live Concerts. Taylor Swift and Apple Demonstrate How You Work Things Out In The Open. Goodbye, Gord. Gord Downie May Be The Best High School Teacher I Never Had.

internet time alliance award 2018

Harold Jarche

The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2018 is presented to Mark Britz. Culture, the most powerful presence in your organization, is only learned socially & informally. Social Media spreads your culture quickly … for better or worse” — @britz (2012).

Culture 5 of 7: Colouring in

Dave Snowden

Culture is also context specific so few aspects of change can be achieved through context free recipes and formulaic approaches that are all too common. The post Culture 5 of 7: Colouring in appeared first on Cognitive Edge. Culture Cynefin

Culture 4 of 7: Light and Dark

Dave Snowden

With the right narrative based culture maps you can help make the right decision, and also get the sort of real time feedback and anticipatory triggers that are needed to handle the inherent uncertainty of cultural change. Culture Cynefin

Building a culture of continuous improvement, learning & development at work

Jane Hart

Building a culture of continuous improvement, learning & development at work. Modern Workplace Learning

The Vital Role of Culture in Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

When properly aligned with personal values, drives, and needs, culture can unleash tremendous amounts of energy toward a shared purpose and foster an organization’s capacity to thrive.”. Attributes of Culture. Cultural Styles. Levers for Evolving Culture.

culture is complex

Harold Jarche

The famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker is that “culture eats strategy for breakfast” French culture is not unaffected by international business pressures, as witnessed by the fast food outlets everywhere. Travel helps you understand culture. Culture is complex.

The Lessons Of Customer Service And Culture From Apple’s Angela Ahrendts

Dan Pontefract

Dan's Related Posts: Apple CEO Tim Cook and his Moment of Open Culture. How Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Explains Culture, Purpose & Employee Engagement. Lessons In Culture From United Airlines. Culture customer service appleYou're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Back in 2014, Angela Ahrendts had a decision to make: remain as CEO of British fashion retailer Burberry or say yes to Apple CEO Tim.

Redefining Work - Leveraging Human Capabilities in a Future of Expanding Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Future of Work Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and CultureHow will labor markets evolve in our 21st century digital economy?

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Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: April 2018

David Gurteen

Maybe it is about creating the kind of culture where we would all like to work. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Organisations are linguistic structures built out of words and maintained by conversations. link] #ConversationalLeadership. Conversational Leadership: 3 Steps to Improve Conversations | KMInstitute [link] #ConversationalLeadership.

The Economic Value of Artificial Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Make sure you have the right talent and culture, as well as technology. PwC recently released a report on the potential economic value of AI to different regions and industry sectors around the world.

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The Impact of AI on the World Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I now want to discuss a September, 2018 report by the McKinsey Global Institute on the impact of AI on the world economy. Artificial Intelligence Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Future of Work Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2018

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2018 was released in September, 2018. Lab-Grown Meat - “Meat grown from cultured cells could cut the environmental costs of producing meat and eliminate the unethical treatment suffered by animals that are raised for food.”.

Mapping ….

Dave Snowden

Back in March 2018 I posted on the differences between models, frameworks, methods, manifestos and creeds; the first in a series of posts on Agile. I should really add the idea of maps as a means of navigation to the 2018 list and will do that at some stage.

The landscape of narrative

Dave Snowden

Participative Action Research has been heavily criticised in recent years for attracting the usual suspects, people who match the culture of the facilitators. Back in 2014 I wrote the entry on organisational story telling for the Sage Handbook on Action Research.

Effective Leaders Operate Like This

Dan Pontefract

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings? book flat army OPEN to THINK The Purpose Effect books Culture leadership purpose ThinkingYou're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: I was five minutes early for the meeting.

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: June 2018

David Gurteen

A respectful workplace culture is better than a "nice" one says @jonahsachs Too much niceness can lead to conformity and inequality. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses. Margaret Millar [link]. Knowledge is not power.

Automation and the Changing Demand for Workforce Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2015, the McKinsey Global Institute launched a multi-year study to explore the potential impact of automation technologies on jobs, organizations and the future of work. In the intervening three years, the study has published a number of report on the subject.

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The Jobs Outlook for 2022

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released The Future of Jobs Report 2018. The Future of Jobs 2018 examines the potential of these advanced technologies to eliminate and create new jobs, as well as to improve the current workplace and prepare people for emerging jobs.

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Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Humans and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Future of Work Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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What Machine Learning Can and Cannot Do

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Future of Work Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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The liminal nature of narrative

Dave Snowden

Parables, despite their historical context, carry meaning over the generations they are part of our narrative culture. I’ve been delayed in getting this second post in the series of the role and nature of narrative published.

A Biological Approach to Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Doing so effectively requires the kind of leadership that will attract and retain the best possible talent and create a culture of innovation that encourages them to come up with creative solutions to the challenges the firm faces.

The Identity Challenge: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Dog

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

If anything, the challenge is even more serious in 2018, given that the volume and variety of online transaction services are greater than ever before.

Blockchain’s Potential for Environmental Applications

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The 2018 California wildfires are a case in point. Climate change : “Today’s greenhouse gas levels may be the highest in 3 million years, rising to 412 parts per million in May 2018,” leading to extreme storms, rising sea levels, coastal inundation, droughts and heatwaves.

Culture 3 of 7: Identify the big shapes

Dave Snowden

While having specific goals is not possible in a complex system, and any cultural change is complex, it doesn’t mean that we can’t have a sense of direction and/or purpose. So what are the big shapes in culture change? Complex is where culture becomes the real driver of performance.

The Threat and Opportunity of Lifelong Learning

John Hagel

Well, that requires a fundamentally different culture and institutional model, shifting from our current focus on scalable efficiency to a focus on scalable learning , which we’ve written about here. Our conversations and media are increasingly consumed by the topic of the “future of work.” And, within this topic, one of the buzzwords that has emerged and acquired increasing prominence is “lifelong learning.”

The World Bank’s Human Capital Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Future of Work Healthcare Systems Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyLast week I wrote about a recently published World Bank report, The Changing Nature of Work.

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saving democracy

Harold Jarche

Our tribal leaders (religious, geographical, cultural), our institutions (political, religious, economic), and our markets (corporations, exchanges, trade deals) do not have the answers on how to live in a networked society.

Twelvetide 18:01 introducing axiology

Dave Snowden

In a sense this is a good follow through from the earlier series of posts on culture. Without trespassing into debates about moral relativism, different cultural heritages have a significant impact on what is considered right, wrong or harmonious.

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica problems are nothing compared to what’s coming for all of online publishing

Doc Searls

adtech advertising Berkman Business Cluetrain Culture Customertech Distributed Ledgers Ideas infrastructure Internet Journalism Law Links marketing News Personal Photography privacy problems publishing Technology VRM

Human Beings Need a Story

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Oral narratives were used by many ancient cultures as a way of passing along their traditions, beliefs and learning from generation to generation. Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Education and Talent Media and Communications Society and Culture

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Did GM Have To Fire 14,000 People?

Dan Pontefract

Lessons In Culture From United Airlines. capitalism corporation Culture General Motors GM layoffs

Mindset and Heartset

John Hagel

It’s a natural outgrowth of engineering and managerial beliefs that shaped the scalable efficiency cultures that dominate all our institutions today. In these cultures, the belief is that if you have the right data and perform the right analytics you can deliver whatever is needed. The challenge is that most of us live in institutional cultures that actively discourage us from expressing fear. Is mindset all there is?

Blockchain and the Promise of an Open, Decentralized Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blockchain and Identity Blogging Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy