The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

Harold Jarche

This post is in response to the Adidas Blog Carnival on a New Way of Working and Learning and more specifically responding to the question, “What should a true learning organisation look like?” The role of managers should be to manage the system, not the individual functions. The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. Even team-based knowledge comes and goes.

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Simplicity and the Enterprise. Innovation abounds in the early stages and knowledge capitalization is aided by a common vision of the business. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. Beyond this size, knowing everybody in person becomes impossible.

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Talking about PKM

Harold Jarche

KMers.org runs a regular TweetChat on knowledge management (KM) issues and today’s was on Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) , with the following agenda: What effective means have we found to aggregate, filter and share information? Is personal KM a good foundation for corporate KM, or are they competing efforts? How do we build a corporate culture in which individuals take responsibility for personal KM or personal sense-making?

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Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

Effective knowledge sharing is what many organizations do not do well, or as Lew Platt past-CEO of Hewlett-Packard said, “if only HP knew what HP knows, we would be three times more productive&#. That’s the key benefit of personal knowledge management, in my opinion. If each person can better manage knowledge creation and capture, then it becomes easier to share it. Many Web 2.0 The powerful aspect of most Web 2.0

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Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Learning and self-expression are exploding. The changes we are seeing in Workplace Learning are of course just one part of the changes we are seeing in businesses as whole. But social learning is not a bolted-on component of our formal educational and training programs.

LearnTrends Speakers and Topics Accounced

Tony Karrer

You can find the conference description, preliminary schedule and session descriptions at: LearnTrends 2009 Conference Agenda Topics and Speakers include: Introduction: Convergence in Learning - George Siemens, Tony Karrer & Jay Cross The Immernet Singularity - Tony O'Driscoll Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations - Charles Jennings & Andy McGovern – Thomson Reuters Reinventing Organizational Learning - Clark Quinn & Jay Cross Enterprise 2.0,

Harold Jarche " PKM - Personally Managing Your Knowledge

Harold Jarche

Harold Jarche on Get thee to a theatre Gilbert on Get thee to a theatre Harold Jarche on Get thee to a theatre Karyn Romeis on Get thee to a theatre Jon Husband on Invert the Pyramid Virginia Yonkers on T&D Learning in 2020 Harold Jarche on Invert the Pyramid Traci Fenton on Invert the Pyramid CCK08: Thank You! Harold Jarche on An educated and informed citizenry. Informal Learning. Learning. PKM - Personally Managing Your Knowledge.

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2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 ” Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed. E-Learning Generations . Web 2.0

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Point your smart phone at a QR code, and you’ll be led to a location on the net with more information. In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. It’s the platform where learning and work transpire. It’s an organization’s learning ecosystem. Informal Learning.

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