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Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies?

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and Justina Andonian at the Center for Marketing Research, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently released a report on The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau? This represents a 2% increase since last year.

A new low for Bank of America

Endless Knots

Warning: if you have a banking problem and if, like me, you are a Bank of America business customer by virtue of a corporate round-up (my original perfectly fine BayBank was bought by BankBoston -- nee Bank of Boston --. Business

Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

while that can be helpful in areas such as customer support, it is EXACTLY what is needed in corporate innovation, where the current organizational structure often the culprit stifling creativity and collaboration. Idea Portals are a proven way to get very rapid uptake because there is something in it for the end user.

Practical examples: 5 examples from Latin America

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the appendices, the five cases are summarised: they vary from corporate CoPs (SNV), to a inter-organisational CoP of civil society organisations (IMAC), to a CoP of M&E professionals. The participants were from SNV , PACT and IMAC. It analyses success factors in 5 areas from getting started to incentives.

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The Divine Right of Capital: Wealth Reigns

Alchemy of Change

Economic sovereignty trumps political sovereignty in the corporation. Chapter 3: The Corporation as Feudal Estate. Tweet.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and  ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yikes!

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Leading ourselves via "the lattice"

Endless Knots

It’s not your typical corporate speech. He begins with the “Nature of Man,” the starting point, usually unstated, of every corporate culture.

The Divine Right of Capital: Protecting the Common Welfare

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of the Public Good: As semipublic governments, public corporations are more than pieces of property or private contracts. Tweet.

The Divine Right of Capital: A Little Rebellion

Alchemy of Change

We must return to  America’s founding ideals; among these include: the liberty of states to control corporations. Tweet.

There's Product Announcements and There's Creative Product Announcements - Harmon.ie for iPad Fits into the Latter #sharepoint #ipad

Michael Sampson - Currents

Harmon.ie provides a way of integrating SharePoint documents, data, and people information into Outlook, Lotus Notes, Google, and. The team at Harmon.ie

Change Management, Etienne Wenger, Matt Moore Visits America, Auditing Lessons, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

John Tropea - Delicious Community

KM Blog of the Week America by Matt Moore I have decided to go to the United States of America in May. In some ways, nothing is really new with CoPs, but at the same time, with the growing interest in Web 2.0, it can result in new energy for tools which have been around for a long time such as discussion forums. Do you want to meet?

Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies? They recently released a new study on the usage of social media in fast-growing corporations. 500 social media usage for the fifth consecutive year, providing a useful longitudinal study of corporate social media use.  

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Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

Similarly, a division of a corporation isn’t autonomous because final say on important matters sits outside, in the parent corporation.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This summer, my wife and I took our two boys to visit the famous Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. This Hub Controls the Spokes.

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The Dark Side of Greater Transparency - We All Look the Same

Michael Sampson - Currents

John asks if IT will slowly strangle corporate outposts : " While the home of most corporate parents (America) worries that IT may not be helping the business enough, the home of many subsidiaries (Ireland) worries that IT is a tool that will force the closure of corporate outposts. My Comments. 1. dark idea. 2.

Blogging and Twitter by the Fortune 500: A Longitudinal Study

Portals and KM

Here is some new research,  The Fortune 500 and Social Media: A Longitudinal Study of Blogging and Twitter Usage by America’s Largest Companies , by Nora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  This is up from 81 companies (16%) in 2008.

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The Intercession of a Thousand Small Sanities

How to Save the World

Most of the time in the history of medicine, the best way to end disease was to build a better sewer and get people to wash their hands.

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Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

But corporate travel managers are taking a more active role in keeping on-the-road spending in check: - Employees are increasingly being asked to provide an economic rationale for their trips. think we are sitting on the verge of a new era in corporate communications. But there are many options available. time to update them. percent.

Why the Metamovement Will Ultimately Fail

How to Save the World

Loathing government has always been popular and acceptable in North America (which is why most elections are about which party is hated more).

Returning to the Basics

Chris Corrigan

Our Beyond the Basics team is about to host our last gathering of the current cycle of offers, back in North America

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Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Science. Science. The one subject back at school that I always kept struggling with time and time again. Knowledge sharing with a passion! Maybe Prof.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. The principal determinant of ones class in America, andthe hermetic worldview that comes with it, is education. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. The principal determinant of ones class in America, andthe hermetic worldview that comes with it, is education. Collaboration.

Bank Transfer Day

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Kristen Christian was sick of Bank of America. The Ariana Huffington has started MoveYourMoney and others are following suit. Bank Transfer Day.

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On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

America in the 20th century was called a " society of organizations." America in the 20th century was called a " society of organizations."

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The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

His frame: “We love America. ”; “What actions of governments and big corporations have made you most angry?”;

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

nthe last five years, the price of gasoline in North America has roughlydoubled. Corporate profits will plummet. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science. OK, you say, butarent gasoline prices a component of inflation? Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 13, 2007 Future of the Corporation I min Boston at a conference called Future of the Corporation. The issueof corporate social and environmental responsibility and sustainabilityis part of my mandate in my new job, so this trip was both personal andbusiness for me. His position is wellarticulated in this article.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

AsIve reported before, the courts made a huge mistake decades ago whenthey gave corporations personhood, the rights of persons under thelaw without commensurate responsibility (their liability is limited bylaw). Likewise,corporations should not pay taxes. Corporations were designed to be, and should be, completely transparent.

The Occupy Movement: Don’t Tell Us What To Do

How to Save the World

We’re all armchair strategists at heart. All these criticisms miss the point.  The Occupy movement has already accomplished an enormous amount.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

conference, attendees heard from companies like GE, Nike, and Virgin America shared how they are leveraging an enterprise approach towards social collaboration. The session did not focus on any particular user interface (UI) technique or product implementation (e.g., e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). CRM, ERP).

Dealing with your slaves and seeing the world

Chris Corrigan

All of us in North America depend on slave labour to support our lifestyles.  As with the issues of oil dependance, our very existence creates an impact that is measurable, real and negative against our social justice agenda. Governments have coercive power and large corporations have the power of manipulation using capital.

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No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Americas Most Promising Companies. Americas Most Surprising Six-Figure Jobs. Corporate Responsibility. Americas Best Colleges. Americas Best Small Companies. The Forbes 400 is the definitive list of wealth in America, profiling and ranking the countrys richest citizens by their estimated net worths. Autos.

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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Sally Kohn suggests the future of the movement will likely be not in tent cities, but in anti-corporate activism. Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt.

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Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Copyright © 2009 Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. What’s wrong with this picture? All rights reserved. Porter, C.K.

Links of the Month: October 23, 2014

How to Save the World

My Body is Not a Problem: How the media and corporations belittle us (especially women) to try to sell us stuff. ” divide. LIVING BETTER.

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A World With No One In Control

How to Save the World

This shift wasn’t a matter of greed or psychopathy. Like Charles Barsotti’s cartoon above says, in complex systems nobody knows anything.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 16, 2007 Can the Corporation Survive? M y book on Natural Enterprises proposes a partnership model for new enterprise formation and sustainability. Is the corporation, as a model, a hopelesscase, or can it be reformed or reinvented? Is the corporation salvageable? So what can be done?Is It will collapse. Collaboration.

If We Had a Better Story Could We Tell the Truth?

How to Save the World

The real function of wealth in America is to give us the time, resources, and space to either construct an unreal world or have one constructed for us.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

America’s Subversive War on Arab Peoples and Putin’s Russia: It’s all about money, oil and power, reveals Julian Assange.

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