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Unflattening: text, drawing and alternative perspectives

Jenny Connected

Unflattening’ is a gem of a book. The book is an outcome of Nick Sousanis’ PhD dissertation which he presented in comic format. References. and J.

2016 23

Changing the Meme of Constant Growth

Networking Action

She describes how growth has become a “meme,” a core value, and she identifies diverse alternatives, from “thrivability” to “enough.” Dr. Waddock is active with … Net Dev Constant growth is driving humanity off an ecological cliff, writes  Dr. Sandra Waddock  (Boston College).

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The 10 Key Principles of Change Management

The Bumble Bee

For example, asking an outright opponent of the change to become a champion is not likely to be a very useful intervention. Be patient.

2013 58

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Improving Work Practices in Times of Change. Object centered sociality” is an alternative way to examine networking dynamics since objects (e.g.,

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Dave Snowden’s reflections on a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

Dave is working on a theory of change, which I think is a good thing. In this latest post he has a nice summation of the way to move to action in complex situations (like cultures): So where we are looking at culture change (to take an example), we first map the narrative landscape to see what the current dispositional state is.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. support.

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Free Alternatives to Ning

Influence

" He continues: "So, we are going to change our strategy to devote 100% of our resources to building the winning product to capture this big opportunity. " Where does that leave those of us who need a free-for-use Ning alternative? Alternatives to Ning Document. We will phase out our free service."

Changing the Way People Find Experts at CEMEX, Luis Garza (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

couple of the innovation initiatives - ready-mix products, alternative fuels. For Alternative Fuels, were able to identify ways of moving away from fossil fuels. Luis Garza from CEMEX is talking about how people now find experts at CEMEX. Some notes: 1. CEMEX is a global building company. More than 50 countries. About 44,000 employees.

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Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc

Jenny Connected

There needs to be a balance between the Red Queen Regime, where there is not enough structure, people are always running to stay in the same place, everything happens too fast, there is no creativity or emergence – and the Stalinist Regime where nothing changes because there is too much structure. What could be the reasons for this? link].

A Journey In Social Media: Clearspace Alternatives

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« Here Come The Big Communities | Main | We Are Now Corporate Legit » January 10, 2008 Clearspace Alternatives I dont know if all of you know how blogs work on TypePad, but we all get a stats panel, and we can see where people are coming in. It is a viable alternative to Jive for on-demand online community. We got that.

About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives

Influence

To help sort through your options, here are the most important changes: The "Basic" package is still free, but there are now four paid packages ranging from $5 to $100/month. In our trials, we did find it a worthwhile alternative, but ultimately stuck with Hootsuite because it is not as full-featured or easy to use.

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Tips for Chat/Talk Show hosts | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What I’m talking about is an alternative method to boring presentations. It is called the chat show or talk show format. United States.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

therefore completely understand that facilitators of learning and change processes and trainers/teachers can''t see the wood for the trees. The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. One alternative is present.me. short description below. More tools?

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Is our Education System in Crisis?

Jenny Connected

But a key question in his presentation was: “Can universities or colleges change from within, or do we need new institutions for 21st century learning?”. My experience is that change has to be from within and without. So that is change from without – it has its positives and negatives. Matthias Melcher – [link].

Creating a whole kit (and caboodle) for community enablers and agents of change

Social Reporter

Discussion at a strategy group about the new Lobbi initiative  prompted me to write yesterday about an online/offline kit for local change agents, with references to my previous work with colleagues on kits and the use of social tech for social impact. Exploration for Big Lottery Fund of People Powered Change. Now for the caboodle.

Culture: subject to change

Social Abacus

It's hard to change. like Susan Scrupsi's comment : The technology is liberating, but unless every vested member in the org chart is willing to be freed from industrial age convention, it’s unlikely change will come soon. Let me be clear: individuals are capable of making drastic changes. But not impossible. Routined.

Half-a-Call More Per Hour

Michael Sampson - Currents

The workers with standing desks alternated between standing and sitting, and on average, sat down for 1.6 Half-a-call more per hour.

2016 46

Your World-Changing Story

How to Save the World

BLOG Your World-Changing Story. W hen I recently wrote about " what I want ", included in the list was: To become better at presenting, conversing and demonstrating, through self-study of presentation, memory, and effective listening skills. This doesn't entail changing myself to be what I'm not, just learning some new skills and abilities.

Four World-Changing Questions

How to Save the World

BLOG World-Changing Questions. On this final point, I'm beginning to believe that we cannot be, or become, what we are not, but that, particularly if we organize with others, we can bring about significant change through collective, effective, considered and focused action, even without changing anyone's mind, values or beliefs.

Think culture change, not brainwashing.

Social Abacus

You might laugh, but as I’ve been thinking about the culture change associated with social business design, I’m reminded of the literature on coercive persuasion, aka brainwashing, in its ugliest form. loose adaptation: simplified steps to "induce" culture change:?? Offer alternatives. Abandon those. Break it down.

Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Readers (Alternative). RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . link]. Traditional News. The Guardian  [link]  OR  [link].

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What’s Your Purpose?

Elsua

mean, look at the alternative(s) of not diving in to the Digital Transformation journey. Change for the sake of changing: It’s not a good idea.

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

It changed the whole way in which I think about education and I am still learning from that experience 5 years later. Openness is hard work.

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch

Does video change the way we learn and facilitate learning? Video changes the role of the teacher or trainer/facilitator. Tie a tie?

2015 78

Not bloging, identities and Happy New Year :)

Mathemagenic

All things “green” and local, sewing, house and kids, as well as alternative educational modes. So here I am :). Related posts.

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

Comment: Agreed – so what are the alternatives? This is an image of the 2011 Manifesto. Online can be the privileged mode. 2010). Gourlay, L.

2015 96

Shaping the Future of Higher Education – standing still is not an option

Jenny Connected

They have to compete for students, compete to offer cheaper alternatives and compete in offering online delivery.

2014 23

The leader casts a long shadow – further reflections on group work

Jenny Connected

In my cMOOC experience there has usually been an unwritten, if not explicit, expectation of a code of behaviour that respects alternative perspectives.

2014 40

Making the Change: How to Dismantle Industrial Civilization

How to Save the World

BLOG Making the Change: How to Dismantle Industrial Civilization. Unless we work actively to undermine and dismantle industrial civilization, it will just keep destroying and exhausting our planet until we've passed the point of no return on climate change, and exhausted the planet's resources. eith Farnish's book Time's Up. Educators.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Let-Self-Change & Self-Experimentation. Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. It should be stressed here that Ivins may not have been guilty.

Why We Can't 'Afford' to Prevent Climate Change

How to Save the World

BLOG Why We Can't Afford to Prevent Climate Change. Two other things economists don't seem to get: There are healthy alternatives to a growth economy. The way we are, and always have been, we cannot 'afford' to combat climate change. rowth is unsustainable. steady state economy need not be one of deprivation or struggle.

rPath Supports the New Dynamic and Cloud-based Vision for IT

Portals and KM

recently spoke with Jake Sorofman, CMO at rPath , to get his perspective on these changes. Traditionally, operations views change as evil.

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On Overcoming Generational and Outdated Views of Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

But you run up against an institutionalized bureaucracy that is very nervous about those kinds of changes. In re-imagining effective work (or transformation of any kind), this is the heart of the challenge: what is held as true in the way we organise work that could have an alternative and equally valid point of view?

2016 19

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Elsua

Time and time again my answer has always been the same, at least, so far: ‘ No, thanks! I don’t need it at this point in time ’. You see?

2016 28

An Open Letter to Project Managers, the New Rock Stars

Partnering Resources

That is, of course, why it’s time to change. Request a meeting with the project management office to talk about the specific rule, how it gets in the way, and some alternatives. First things first: Project managers rock. You save our butts every day, and I thank you for it. Here’s the thing, though. Indeed, it can’t.

2013 56

Caught in Our Own Words

How to Save the World

If you want to change your thinking, they say, you must first change the old-paradigm words and expressions you use. No transaction fees.

2012 38

Purpos/ed

SocialTech

   . The purpose of education is to enable people to understand, navigate, contribute to, challenge and change the world. We have ‘grown up’.

2011 29

The divide

Neighbourhoods

And it’s not that we need an alternative vision. As I crossed London on my way home, a squatting figure asked me if I could spare some change.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Elsua

An alternative? Alternatives for HR? But seriously? It looks like we haven’t. . Gamification Becomes A Standard Practice. Really?

2013 114

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Elsua

So I thought I would perhaps change that and eventually start sharing some of those links across to keep feeding the beast , i.e. this blog. .

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