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Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

The one thing we can be assured of until humans safely land and colonize Mars is “ organizational culture ” will continue to be a topic of conversation. ” That sounds like a pretty good starting point of organizational culture to me. yes, through its culture).

Culture or Cultures?

Clark Quinn

A twitter pointer led me to an HBR article arguing that We’re Thinking about Organizational Culture all Wrong. In it, the author argues that it’s fallacious to think that there’s just one organizational culture, , and that all people buy into it. The first is that the cultural values may be interpreted differently. The second is that people may comply with the culture even if they don’t agree with it. The post Culture or Cultures?

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! History & Culture.

A Twitter Conversation With Myself About Culture and Cetaceans

Dan Pontefract

It’s a metaphor linked to culture. I proceeded to have a Twitter conversation with myself. Culture can't be manufactured within glass walls. Culture employees cetaceans luna ms. I’ve always been an admirer of cetaceans.

Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram

Dan Pontefract

There is a diagram floating around LinkedIn and Twitter that attempts to illustrate an individual’s true ‘purpose’ It’s amusing to me, because it’s short-sighted. In other words, a culture killer.

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth Kanter

This section of the report covers new ways of thinking about organizational culture based in continuous improvement based on feedback. It speaks to establishing culture norms among staff of curiosity, reflection, and trust. The term means learning culture. Cultural Indicators.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Beth Kanter

He camped outside her door and not only told her about how nonprofit CEO’s were using Twitter, but showed her how easy it was. Here’s another example about a nonprofit CEO (Helen Clark of UNDP) using Twitter to engage audiences about policy.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

When policymakers are not paying attention, Human Rights Watch shines a light on the situation through the media, both mainstream and social channels. In 2009, they embraced Twitter because journalists were active on Twitter and it was an efficient way to reach them.

Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?

Dan Pontefract

In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Their collaborative mindset is infectious, one that encourages everyone to scale the culture. It’s an act of recognition, but it’s the opportunity for all Zappos employees to scale the culture.

How Not to Tweet if You’re a Television Station

Dan Pontefract

Like thousands of other webizens, I took to Twitter on the evening of November 24, 2014. Mike Costa is the General Manager of “Chattanooga’s Number One TV Station” and — or so it seems — the brains and brawn behind its Twitter account.

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. I interviewed Arlene to learn more about they’re measuring their Twitter campaign and what they’re learning. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign?

[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?

David Weinberger

…as revolution spread from Tunisia to Egypt at the start of 2011, a controversy arose about how much credit social media such as Facebook and Twitter ought to get. Gladwells comments were a corrective to those who carelessly referred to the events as “Facebook revolutions&# or “Twitter revolutions&# as if they were the sole cause, but he also disputed those who thought social media played a significant role at all.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! RT @ hjarche : Quick guide for consultants to understand any Corporate culture [link] <LOL Harold! #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Big thanks to all those who responded to my tweet for input into my # balawd session; it went very well #.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Intriguingly, I am hearing that some companies are using Twitter as a free enterprise microblogging platform, using protected accounts. While some of it is about cultural initiatives, more is about design, in finding the right starting points for microblogging to grow.

To The Establishment

Dan Pontefract

Dan's Related Posts: A Twitter Conversation With Myself About Culture and Cetaceans Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations In 2015, Will I … Flat Army Graphics on Slideshare When Power Overthrows Common Sense. capitalism corporation CultureThe sky is ours.

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter. Financial services Social media Social networks Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues

Dan Pontefract

Holacracy burst on the Twitter water cooler scene in early 2014 mostly as a result of Zappos. Even Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has implemented Holacracy® at his new venture Medium.

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Trust and the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Then came companies like Facebook and Twitter, whose suppliers and consumers are its very users, - communicating and sharing information with each other over social media platforms.

We can all make TV. Now what?

Doc Searls

Or buys Twitter, just to get Periscope and do the same? Broadcasting Business Culture Fun Future Gear history Ideas infrastructure Internet IoT Law Life Links Live Web music News Photography Politics privacy problems TechnologyLook where Meerkat and Periscope point. I mean, historically. They vector toward a future where anybody anywhere can send live video out to the glowing rectangles of the world.

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

The problem, however, is that due to the rise in popularity of Twitter and its consumer driven use as a life-casting tool, the inherent company benefits get lost in the shuffle. So what has this got to do with leadership and culture? That’s a culture I would want to be a part of.

How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

I stumbled across Stocksy one day in June of 2016 courtesy my Twitter feed. Add to that her sophisticated sense for culture trends and aesthetics along with her savvy as a business woman and you get a very rare type of leader.”.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

One Million Registered Twitter Apps [link] via @ twitter #. Twitter is the newest tool for self-published stories, from FastCompany [link] #. RT @ alc47 : Culture and Technology – synergistic in creating Communities of Practice by @ olliegardener [link] #. Why I Still Prefer Twitter Over Google+ (Way More) | LucaFiligheddu.com [link] <I agree, simplicity is the key #. Following Twitter (an infographic) via @ techcrunch [link] #. Twitter twitte

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

Martin Bohringer of Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany and Stuart Barnes of University of East Anglia in England set out to prove the use of continuance theory and related theories of habit and critical mass specific to the micro-blogging service Twitter.

The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The winners, which they call Category Kings, are those companies that dominate the rest of their competitors in their particular market, - the Facebooks, Twitters and Ubers. Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

According to Social Chorus , there is only 8% overlap between employees’ Twitter followers and the brand’s Twitter followers.) The basics of LinkedIn,Twitter, Facebook. Organizational Culture

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « Literary Style By The Numbers | Main | OpenSocial » Twitter Okay, I caved. Im twittering. The interface is much cleaner and Twitter's apps don't work that great with Vista. SBJ via Twitter follow me on Twitter The Basics Im a father of three boys, husband of one wife, and author of five books. Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Todays Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter The title says it all.

Snow on the Water

Doc Searls

Today the Live Web is Twitter and Facebook. With Twitter and Facebook, your voice echoes inside a big commercial castle. On Twitter and Facebook, they tend to sink away. Many times I’ve tried searching for old tweets, on Twitter or Google, and found nothing.

Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. Via @neternity The biggest cultural change was breaking down organizational walls. Composing Twitter messages using only brainwaves #learntrends - The Future? nickcharney 17 Things we Used to Do (before Twitter): Andrew McAfee. I post some things I find directly to Delicious and others I mark as favourites.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-31

Jane Hart

“Social media has fundamentally changed our culture’s behavior in the way we communicate and interact&# NASA [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. “For innovative teams, traditional professional development has become an anachronism&# Education or Experimentation? link] #.

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

Examples… Twitter. We have allowed Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter to be our identity services. Blogging Broadcasting Business Cluetrain Culture Events Future infrastructure Internet Journalism Live Web News Personal clouds problems Technology VRM I’m bummed that I missed LeWeb , but I’m glad I got to see and hear Fred Wilson’s talk there , given on Tuesday. I can’t recommend it more highly. Go listen.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! RT @ hjarche : Quick guide for consultants to understand any Corporate culture [link] <LOL Harold! #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Big thanks to all those who responded to my tweet for input into my # balawd session; it went very well #.

How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

Beth Kanter

” Udi was not on Twitter before he started tweeting for his organization and was a Twitter novice, but he was opened to sitting down with his communications staff for a half hour tutorial where they showed him the basics of using Twitter and how to do it from his mobile phone.

6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

Dan Pontefract

Twitter has revolutionized the art of succinct, focused online chats … in this case using Web 2.0 content curation Culture curation HR hr 2.0

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter

Tweet your questions and share your resources on Twitter using #npsmpeer hashtag. We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n YQe91n #npsmpeer. Brian Fitzgerald (@brianfit) March 10, 2013.

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples include Skype, iTunes, the Kindle, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and smartphone apps like Google maps and Angry Birds. . Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy I recently read a very interesting article, - Big-Bang Disruption.

Year Zero: The Future of Communication Skills in Corporations

Dan Pontefract

as well as Internet-based collaboration systems (Facebook, Twitter, company Enterprise 2.0 How often do you utilize texting, email, direct messages in Facebook and Twitter or posts to public or private collaboration sites to reach your intended audience, be it one-to-one or one-to-many.

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth Kanter

Finally, we looked over our social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our News and Announcements page on our website. He also tags us, likes our posts, comments, shares and posts on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Interlocutor: The Word of 2012

Dan Pontefract

For example, the study indicates that roughly only 33% of North Americans and 25% of Europeans will take the time to update their Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. collaboration communication engagement leadership organization reciprocity teams Culture interlocutor social social networking