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In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration happens around some kind of plan or structure, while cooperation presumes the freedom of individuals to join and participate. Stephen Downes commented here on the differences: collaboration means ‘working together’.

connecting cooperation and collaboration

Harold Jarche

According to The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results , some of the reasons that workplace collaboration fails is due to: overconfidence in our collective thinking; peer pressure to conform; and. This shows the underlying problem with collaboration.

implementing network learning

Harold Jarche

In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. While getting work done collaboratively will continue to be of importance in all organizations, it will not be enough.

networked unmanagement

Harold Jarche

What are fundamental changes necessary to shift the dominant organizational model toward stronger networks and temporary, mutually negotiated hierarchies? Jarche’s Principles of Networked Unmanagement*.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most intriguing was The Collaborative Economy , by Jeremiah Owyang , a partner and analyst at Altimeter Group , whose research focuses on the changing relationships between companies and their customers. . The collaborative economy feels very different.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

and rephrase as Collaboration , I thought it would be a good time to introduce “ The Collaboration Curve ”. . Over a period of time, and as collaboration methods between citizens increase (employee to employee, employee to customer, student to faculty, etc.),

Network Era Skills

Harold Jarche

It is only through innovative and contextual methods, the self-selection of the most appropriate tools and work conditions, and willing cooperation, that more productive work can be assured in the network era. This is where enterprise social networks have helped organizational learning.

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Management in Networks

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation is more important than collaboration. Collaboration is working together toward a common objective. This emphasis on collaboration blinds managers. They cannot see the potential of social networks for enabling sense-making and knowledge-sharing.

Moving forward with Social Collaboration

Harold Jarche

This is a network of progressive and passionate professionals, who really want to bring about substantive change in how work gets done. In the emerging network era we are finding that successful organizations foster openness, so that value can be created by every node in their network.

cooperation for the network era

Harold Jarche

Clark Quinn recently asked , as have many others, the difference between collaboration and cooperation, and why it is important. collaboration means ‘working together’. That’s why you see it in networks. This is an important distinction from collaboration.

principles of networked management

Harold Jarche

This is a good example of networked management, as opposed to scientific management (1911), which informed the past century of practice. willing cooperation” = lessening the emphasis on teamwork and collaboration and encouraging wider cooperation.

Collaboration is a means not an end

Harold Jarche

Collaboration Isn’t Working: What We Have Here is a Chasm writes Deb Lavoy in CMS Wire. Why do we not yet have 100 words for different kinds of collaboration and teams, as expert in it as we think Eskimos are about snow?

Leadership for the Network Era

Harold Jarche

The TIMN [Tribes + Institutions + Markets + Networks] model shows how society grew from a collection of tribes, added institutions, and later developed markets. The network era began with the advent of electric communications, though it is by no means completely established.

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

One example of emergent leadership was the Apache nation that had only situational leaders, Nantans , who were in charge as long as warriors were willing to follow them. A similar approach can be developed for today’s networked organizations.

networked unlearning

Harold Jarche

Today, we can easily connect to networks that offer diverse views. Social media can facilitate the sharing of tacit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity

Harold Jarche

Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete. For example, matrix management was an attempt to address the weakness of organizational silos resulting from simple, branching hierarchies. Networks. Networks are in a state of perpetual Beta. Collaboration.

Six roles of network management

Harold Jarche

If helping the network make better decisions is a primary role of management in the emerging economy, how does one get there? First of all, the founders set a good example of transparency and working out loud. Everyone must set an example because there is no one to defer work to.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

Although there is a focus on moving classroom training online, there is still a very good reason to offer in-person face to face events for knowledge building and sharing, collaborative problem solving and relationship building. Week 3: Networking Events.

Bill Clinton On "Creative Networks of Collaboration"

Steven Berlin Johnson

And if you look at what’s working where the places that are growing economically in America, places that are doing best around the world, you have these creative networks of cooperation. We are moving into an era, for example, where the only way you can create enough jobs for people, and to generate enough wealth to have decently rising wages is to have creative networks of cooperation.

Knowledge is the network

David Weinberger

It used to be that you worked in a highly collaborative environment, so it was already a site of rapid learning. D3 makes it easy for developers to display data interactively on Web pages (the examples are eye-popping), and the author, mbostock , made it available for free to everyone.

Organizational Learning in the Network Era

Harold Jarche

Value from this knowledge is created by groups and spreads through social networks. Learning must be an essential part of doing business in the network era. Connecting in social networks and communities of practice. Learning and working are interconnected in the network era.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

For the last decade I have examined and applied social network analysis in and across organizations, for example in large professional firms , technology purchase decision-making , high-performance personal networks , and other applications. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

The network era transition

Harold Jarche

I concluded in my last post that organizations will need to adapt to the network era. Another possibility is that hierarchical organizations, like most companies, will not be able to adapt to the network era. In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. enterprise social networks leadership esn

Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

Dan Pontefract

I’m not aware of anyone within my strong or weak tie network that actually holds a position there either. Tim believes there is a direct relationship between customer service excellence, culture and collaboration. I don’t own their shares.

Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

Dan Pontefract

On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. For example, I created a self-made video for each of the 13 chapters — and released one per week — as a way to provide additional insight into the book.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Formal, structured learning plays only a small role in getting things done in the networked workplace. Making sense of information, both personally and in networks, is becoming a key part of work. Network Learning.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

An example is social tagging networks. Note that coordination here is not really needed, in contrast to other systemss of mass collaboration. The tags establish a network of connections among the resources and the tags, and among the resources themselves, and the users who read them. Response: I don''t think it is completely different - when you read an article, I understand some, I don''t understand some, I try to use it - I would lable this a collaborative process.

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Luis Suarez

Again, just quoting a couple of recent examples, but perhaps even our very own smartphone devices ! It’s up to us to continue redefining our own overall social media experiences to match our needs and wants and not of those who keep providing us with those social networking sites.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Plenty of people say that collaboration is not an easy task, whether face to face or whether remote, but certainly it looks like collaborating effectively online still presents a good bunch of challenges and issues, and Aliza’s article surely highlights some of the most relevant ones.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

Although there is a focus on moving classroom training online, there is still a very good reason to offer in-person face to face events for knowledge building and sharing, collaborative problem solving and relationship building. Week 3: Networking Events.

An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action

Dan Pontefract

Collaboration isn’t easy; in fact, it’s quite difficult. Through this chapter, please root yourself in the know-how that collaboration—as good as it is—always takes longer, but in the end, your leadership style, growth, team unity and organizational prosperity are better off.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

The great news is that social and informal learning don’t require new systems because learning can take place on the same “platform” as the existing social network, if a company already has one. Salesforce.com’s social network application was inspired by Facebook. Learning Networks.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? A Brief History of Mass Collaboration Allan Collins, Northwestern University Homo sapiens traded with others many miles away, while Neandrathals did not. Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. How about collaboration?

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Luis Suarez

After the last few days where I have been blogging a number of different times about some musings on redesigning and refining further along the workplace of the future, it’s time to get down to business again and continue to share further insights around social networking / computing for business or the good old Social Business itself. That’s why collaboration , whether traditional or social, is no longer a nice-thing-to-have but more than anything else a business imperative.

Leadership is an emergent property of a balanced network

Harold Jarche

For example, trust only emerges if knowledge is shared and diverse points of view are accepted. As networked, distributed workplaces become the norm, trust will emerge from environments that are open, transparent and diverse.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms.

Social Collaboration Services: the missing piece in the L&D jigsaw

Jane Hart

Social Collaboration Services focus on supporting collaborative working and the building of internal networks, communities and collaboration spaces. Social Collaboration. So social collaboration then is both about working and learning.