Fri.Jun 01, 2012

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

Ross Dawson

MIT Sloan Management Review together with Deloitte have just launched 2012 Social Business Global Executive Study and Research Project , drawing out some very interesting insights from a survey of almost 3,500 executives from 115 countries.

A 100-Day Journey into the Emerging Creative Economy

Seb Paquet

Source: google.co.nz via Seb on Pinterest. A little over two years ago, I suddenly found myself awakening with a sense of agitation from a sleep of which I was only dimly aware.

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Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day in May. Note, for easy reference, ALL the links in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List.

Feelings of Science

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

David Hume's philosophy of morality is distinct from most approaches in that it does not postulate some set of principles or criteria for moral behaviour. Rather, he argues that we are governed by a 'moral sense' that tells us when an act is right or wrong.

Social systems

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. “A System is a set of variables sufficiently isolated to stay constant long enough for us to discuss it. ~ Ross Ashby ” via @cyetain.

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An unplanned post-mortem

Mind Hacks

My latest Beyond Boundaries column for The Psychologist explores the space between he we study suicide and the experience of families affected by it: Suicide is often considered a silencing, but for many it is only the beginning of the conversation.

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Will this building ever be sold?

Nine Shift

Building way outside of town. With people moving into denser neighborhoods, business will too. Photo by NineShift chief photographer Doyle Darvis

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HTLGI2012: of hills, progress and cyborgs

Dave Snowden

The festival is still in its warm up stage with evening events only so I spent the morning working then headed into Hereford to pick up the bike. Given that the weekend involved two evening operas in Cardiff I knew that today was my best change to ride it, and despite the light rain I resolved to make the effort.