Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth Kanter

Peter and Madeleine were the among the pioneers in writing about, designing, facilitating, and evaluating networks in the social impact space. What patterns can social media use reveal that provide strategic insight for network?

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Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 The Social Learning Handbook is now available , January 24, 2011.

New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

Beth Kanter

I would describe less of a handbook on how to use data, and more of a recipe to become a learning organization. The Playbook offers some excellent practical tips on how to design and implement surveys and focus groups, one of the most common methods many nonprofits use to collect data.

Creating More Intelligent Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It has identified a set of organizational genes or basic building blocks that apply to just about all of them, as well as a number of design patterns that come up over and over. I recently read a fascinating online conversation on Collective Intelligence with Tom Malone.

Nonprofits Need Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Beth Kanter

He suggests that design principle is that learning is something separate from work or ‘first we learn and then we work’. ” If you are interested in this learning style, an updated version of the handbook was released yesterday in honor of public domain day.

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

Texts aimed at the mass market ( Competing on Analytics , The Numerati , Super Crunchers ), as well as more academic texts ( Handbook of Educational Data Mining ) are starting to capture the importance of data analysis as a framework for decision making.

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New York City Halts Teacher Bonus Program: Another Blow to.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bass: Bass & Stogdills Handbook of Leadership. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. there are a a few studies that show a positive impact, but the weight of the evidence supports the historical pattern of no effects or negative effects.  Bob Sutton.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Read on for notes from a webinar today, April 9, 2009: Building Better Learning Games: Leveraging Game Design and User Testing for Results Our hosts today: Enspire Learning (Ben Katz) Doorways to Dreams D2D -- financial entertainment. The Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies was released by MIT Press in 2008, it covers 485 pages and the book is edited by James E. While it talks in terms of SharePoint, really the patterns described relate to all different types of tools.

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An Amazing Story About a Certified Asshole on This American Life.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bass: Bass & Stogdills Handbook of Leadership. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions.   It sounds like an innocent and valuable position, but the pattern of his behavior was just outrageous. His actions were taken straight from the despot handbook. Bob Sutton.

New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bass: Bass & Stogdills Handbook of Leadership. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.

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The Power of Escaping a Vile Workplace: His ARSE Score Dropped.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bass: Bass & Stogdills Handbook of Leadership. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions.   The first is that a pile of studies show that emotions and behavior patterns are remarkably contagious -- that without realizing it, we mimic the way that people around us act. 

Team Guidelines From A New Boss: How Can He Make Sure.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bass: Bass & Stogdills Handbook of Leadership. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. A pattern of lateness cannot be accepted, and the boss would eventually have to fire or marginalize (leave out of some important loop) an employee that consistently came late for things. Bob Sutton.