Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

Connecting the diversity of markets and society to the organization, instead of creating firewalls, is a major challenge for leadership today. Project Teams do complex work (if it’s not complex, it will be outsourced & automated ) which requires strong interpersonal ties. Social networks are the enabling technologies that can connect external networks, communities of practice and project teams.

The Guru Problem

Martijn Linssen

Gilmour’s team also patented the magic that made the whole thing palatable to the gurus, who, after all, have little reason to celebrate tools that offer them nothing but an increase in the number of questions they receive daily. An example: I was meeting with a client who asked about our internal usage analytics – my firm has a page anyone behind the firewall can see that shows company-wide usage and trends for our collaboration tools.

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Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

In fact, if there would be a need to justify the business case of social networking tools behind the firewall (Yes, in 2016 we still seem to have to do plenty of that!), Social Collaboration: ‘ Cooperation vs. Collaboration, how can we differentiate between one and the other when we have got (virtual) teams, networks and communities making smarter use of social tools and still make sense out of it all? ’ .

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Are there any organizational firewall issues? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Are there any organizational firewall issues? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Are there any organizational firewall issues? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Are there any organizational firewall issues? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.