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Reflecting on a month in China

Jenny Connected

From October 8 th to November 2 nd , I was in China. China is literally overflowing with locations and sites that never fail to amaze and take your breath away. The scale of China would take me a while to get used to, living as I do in a small rural village in North West England.  The trip started in Beijing.

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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Secret Handshake One way you might think about the difference between a connection and a relationship is to picture it like network mappers do.

China's Enlightened Billionaire

Alchemy of Change

One can only hope that there are other leaders like him, climbing the ranks of China’s economy. found it incredibly inspiring.

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

When you get it right though, it can make a huge difference. Related Posts Comments (4) #1 written by Northof49 about 3 weeks ago Reply Quote Hey Gideon, How is this different from cultivating a network effect? Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

What are the similarities and differences between traditional and virtual enterprise? Here are the full interviews in both English and Chinese.

A knife, a ball, a piece of paper

Net-Map Toolbox

These are a few of my favorite things… (O.k., I also like raindrops on roses, as in the song, but that’s a different story…).

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Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

New companies enter, exit, and take on different roles constantly. Evolution into business ecosystems. Image by Dion Hinchcliffe, Dachis Group.

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Scenarios 2011 to 2022 – Media/Military Complex: New Year Resolve

21st Century Organization

Twelve years ago, the dot-com bubble hadn’t yet burst, was just three years old, and China was known for Mao, not for manufacturing.

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

China. China, mainland. 6. 100%. I don’t see a systematic difference between the South and the North columns, do you? Count.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook is testing a service called Facebook Credits that would offer a single virtual currency for use on many different apps. Foursquare?

Learning through Collaborating and Lurking Online: A Case Study (Mandy Geddes, IEC)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Many are in Australia, but some students are in China. there are different kinds of learners - eg., Mandy is now talking about learning through collaborating and lurking - at the Institute of Executive Coaching (IEC). Mandy is the GM of Learning (?) at the IEC. Key points: - have been experimenting with social online learning.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Language and social distance

Ken Carroll

This practice remains very much the focus of language teaching in China. Men bond differently than women but they do just as much of it.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Work Trends 2021 Panel

Portals and KM

John Moore asked about how technology might help bridge different cultural norms. IBM set up a panel on Work Trends 2021.    

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Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

HBR China. HBR Global Editions. Harvard Business Publishing: For Educators. |. For Corporate Buyers. |. Visit Harvard Business School. FaceBook.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Yes, Facebook is doing some things to change this, but this is a pretty fundamental difference between the two services. Yes, There, I said it.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter.

Technology: RSS beats censorship

Joitske Hulsebosch

In China, I tried to access my blog from 3 different cybercafes, a hotel and a home connection, but I couldn't access it.

Understanding Users of Social Networks — HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Women and men use these sites differently. Piskorski has also found deep gender differences in the use of sites. last summer. MySpace?

The Role of the Service Sector in the Indian Economy

Jenny Connected

It hasn’t followed traditional growth models (as in China) in that it has skipped the manufacturing stage and has jumped straight from the agricultural stage to services. So it seems that services could lead the economy, but there needs to be greater equality between the different States and a better gender balance.

Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Second Shooter From China: High-Speed Internet? The key, according to an Aberdeen Group Inc. Case in point: IBM Corp. DISCUSS Digg

Too Many Rats in the Cage: Civilization Disease

How to Save the World

THE CYCLE OF DISCONNECTION. lmost everyone I know is depressed these days. Some would say that’s exactly what we have already.

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The Principled Approach

e-Moderation Station

Tired of hearing that technology brings nothing to the classroom? Bored with having to defend the use of ICT in teaching? It´s a no-brainer for me.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

They can then access them from a number of different mobile devices. Its offers corporate and personal collaboration solutions to different type of users. Unlike traditional collaboration tools, you do not need to create multiple workspaces to work with different group of people. Share photos, run a wiki, have conversations.

Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

” Before going on, I think it’s important to address that engagement and collaboration are two different things (in my opinion) but they definitely overlap. Regional Differences in Employee Engagement According to the study, less than 33% of employees are engaged in North America. about us. research resources. contact us.

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While you need many different types of participants to make a community successful, the one that is often overlooked--and yet paramount to the success of the community--is the community manager. GDC China. Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. Facebook.

Getting Out Of My Head: My “Presence” Practice

How to Save the World

It respects that we all learn and discover differently. Why does red look so utterly different from green – and yet why do we ?nd gments.

Facebook Detectives and Citizen Investigator

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why do we resent social networking sites assisting China but cheer when they help British authorities? Or veiled racism? Oh ok, not really.

Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

China Collapsing?: Paul Krugman sees signs that the fragile, critical economy and social fabric of China is disintegrating. Priceless.

Blogging--It's Good for You: Scientific American

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Recent functional magnetic resonance imaging studies have shown that the brain lights up differently before, during and after writing, notes James Pennebaker, a psychologist at the University of Texas at Austin. But besides serving as a stress -coping mechanism, expressive writing produces many physiological benefits. DIGITAL EDITION EARTH3.0

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While in my experience there’s been a challenge in even determining where the community management function should reside (IT help desk, customer service, corporate communications, HR, learning, etc.) it is a skill that sits right at the cross roads of many different essential functions. Microsoft Office Green tech Enterprise Web 2.0

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This is What a Desolated Earth Looks Like

How to Save the World

So let’s retell the story a slightly different way. They miss the point. Without it, our economy would — will — collapse.

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Culture: Hirsi Ali/Magan

Joitske Hulsebosch

Naming conventions differ alot. There has been a lot of commotion in the Netherlands around Ayaan Hirsi Ali.


Viv Mcwaters

We even had proper china tea cups and matching plates, a lace tablecloth and little silver tongs to pick up small cubes of sugar. How about you?

Technology: supporting decision-making

Joitske Hulsebosch

While planning our holiday in China (with a friend who lives in Beijing) I experienced a nice example of how technology (information from the internet) and people (talking to friends) interact for decision-making. Nancy Dixon in Does your organisation have an asking problem? Till we talked to friends who have lived in Nepal.

Social Graph: Concepts and Issues

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

One problem is that currently you need to have different logins for different social networks. Can this vision be realized? The secret?Its

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » What’s happening at the Economist?

Ken Carroll

And anyone that knows anything about China should know that you don’t accept government statistics on face value anyway. The author has now hit bottom, but he keeps digging:  “The vast majority of Westerners who travel to China to study Mandarin give up, go home and forget what they have learned.&# How does he know that?

Communities of practice: rhythm and rituals

Joitske Hulsebosch

It reminded me of rituals and rhythm in communities of practice. hope that may provide a sort of rhythm. Blogging your video is as easy as on castpos

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Confucius meets web 2.0

Ken Carroll

What’s wrong with China doing PR and promoting its language? China has its problems, to be sure, but so does every other country.

Links for the Month: September 30, 2012

How to Save the World

A portrait of the old man as an artist (me, taken by Nancy White ). This is especially true of progressive-minded and Transition colleagues.

Links of the Month: September 25, 2011

How to Save the World

Is China Ready to Pull the Plug?: After "Prufrock", the Inferno is, ever so slightly, a different poem. ” — Schopenhauer.