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Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

How culture is often used as an excuse to not do something, because people are people, no matter where they live and what they do. Tweet This!

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process. and was presented at the occasions of different cultural workshops.

Can you change organizational culture?

Net-Map Toolbox

What organizational culture might these ladies be brewing? The first challenge is finding out what culture you have.

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

While it seems to be straightforward (ask a question, get an answer), the cultural and social networking dynamics are nuanced. If so, we can then define a notification process and ping those individuals and groups through different alerting options? Alone, it’s unlikely to transform the organization or cause dramatic cultural change.

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SEAD White Paper – Learning Across Cultures

Jenny Connected

Our paper “Learning Across Cultures” has been accepted by SEAD and posted on their site along with a number of other papers. The next stage is a ‘meta-analysis’ of all the actions suggested in the different papers and a review of the papers in line with the review process posted on the SEAD website.

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The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

One of the most powerful tools for moving an organization’s culture toward collaboration and knowledge sharing is a process called Action Learning.

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How This Culture Makes Addicts of Us All (and Why That’s OK)

How to Save the World

So now there is evidence that addiction has become endemic — that our culture has made addicts of us all. Our Culture / Ourselves

2012 30

The Cultural Impact of The Future of You


With regards to Entrepreneurship , we have seen that for enterprise knowledge workers it’s slightly different. Here is an example. Do we?

2013 25

Net-Map discovers structural holes in Thuringia’s cultural networks (Germany)

Net-Map Toolbox

How do the different players of the art and culture scene connect? Here is his case study

2015 15

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


right from the start: the opportunity to successfully connect people to people AND make a difference as a result of such serendipitous encounters.

Culture: Dealing with differences

Joitske Hulsebosch

One of the questions of the book is: Does globalization lead to homogenisation of cultures? Yet there is a difference.

Escaping Groupthink - Bring In An Outsider #collaboration #culture #groupthink

Michael Sampson - Currents

Paul asks about escaping groupthink , and advocates the role of the outsider in bringing a different perspective: " How can you break out of the group-think that affects most large organizations? Collaboration Collaboration CultureHow can you escape from the corporate frameworks that shape discussions and ideas? My Comments. 1. Agreed.

SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

Summary: a symposium on innovation, technology and later life provides confirmation that many of the challenges to making use of tech for ageing better are organisational and cultural as well as technical. culture of competitive tendering reduces people’s inclination to cooperate and use what’s already available). More on that later.

2015 13

Are you we? Or are you I?

Net-Map Toolbox

Working in an international organization, I see that we have a strange mixed relationship to our awareness of cultural differences.

2013 34

Social Networking "Creates" a Collaboration Culture - Kim Nash

Michael Sampson - Currents

Kim argues that social networking creates a culture of collaboration : " Remember knowledge management? I'm skeptical of any claim that says a technology or tool "creates" a particular culture, especially within a well-established organization with a lot of history. That's a cultural turnoff in the extreme. My Comments. 1.

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Change your meetings, change your culture

Viv Mcwaters

We believe that it’s in our meetings that we create our culture. Is Is it possible to set a different standard, and create meetings in which we are challenged, surprised and engaged? I’ll be exploring this in some detail at my next public Creative Facilitation workshop in Melbourne on February 25/26.

Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It's a rethinking of the structure, process, culture and even, in some cases, the very purpose of the enterprise. Advertise with us! work 2.0,


Igloo Adds Real-Time Language Translation #collaboration #culture #socbiz

Michael Sampson - Currents

As they collaborate with peers in different countries, a tabbed view enables instant and verified translations of all content. This concept is the gold standard in enabling multi-cultural interaction, although it's very tough to make it work flawlessly. Upon login, users can set their default language preference. Wow, good stuff.

Is Leading in the Digital Age Different?

Leading Virtually

We bring different information and emotions to bear on a situation. Many say or assume that leadership does not change in the digital age.

Can you shift your organisational culture by introducing social media?

Joitske Hulsebosch

tools could be more 'enterprise2.0' in terms of culture than an organisation that has a lot of web2.0 tools but lacks the culture. tools?

The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

They reproduced more effectively and these small differences made for a big differences over time. The human capacity to create rituals, norms, and institutions that channel our biological urges is one key capability that makes human civilizations different from other species. 2. Cultural Evolution. Week 2 notes.

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Working with cultural differences

Chris Corrigan

One of the things that folks in the rest of indigenous North America don’t realize about the cultures of the west coast is how radically different they are from the cultures of the plains, desert and forests of the rest of North America. IN Ojibway culture, the individual is important.

Culture: different meanings attached to the same word

Joitske Hulsebosch

Yesterday I experienced a nice example of different meaning attached to words.

Social Factors in Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The presentation has three main sections: Approaches to improving adoption (slides 4-18) … a brief review of adoption fundamentals, such as adoption happens in an organizational / IT context, it’s a process not an event, and there are cultural and behavioural aspects to adoption. This is culture in action.

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The New Culture of Storytelling


Every group that makes a difference has a great story to tell; it's about time the world gets to hear them! The New Culture of Storytelling.

Lessons in Love and Cultural Competency

Hildy Gottlieb

The facilitators/teachers did a great job of explaining cultural competency (or as they suggested, cultural “humility&# ). My race?

Culture: Hofstede

Joitske Hulsebosch

I had never read a book by Geert Hofstede , but had come across his 'onion' on layers of culture a lot of times.

Similar people - different people

Net-Map Toolbox

Heterogeneity and boundary spanning between different kinds of networks lead to innovation. On the other hand… sometimes you meet people where you feel like even the basic structure of their brain must be completely different from yours. Social network analysts find this again and again: 1.

Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

Our Culture / Ourselves Preparing for Civilization''s End But there is substantial and growing evidence that it is. ”).

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Culture: sinterklaas

Joitske Hulsebosch

The sinterklaasjournaal has started!! I'm a big fan of sinterklaas so don't be surprised to find only sinterklaas pictures on my blog till December 5.

On homeschooling, integration and Dutch


Me Unschooling boundaries communities cross-cultural NL unschoolingTags: boundaries , communities , cross-cultural , NL , unschooling.

2015 24

Fully Distributed Team + Face-to-Face Communication

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are a lot of subjective qualities to this kind of communication — such as body language — that cause the brain to react slightly differently than other forms, such as written or even video conference. Culture & CompetencyIt’s a good case study, conveying some great ideas.

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Context and culture in communities of practice

Jenny Connected

A predominant feature of BEtreat was the impact of context and culture on the learning process. Participants came from very different backgrounds. The disparity in the amounts of funding received by these different communities was huge. There was a lot of ‘talking past each other’. For me, sharing practice was not enough.

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Green Chameleon » Conducting a Knowledge Audit

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Conducting a Knowledge Audit Here’s another in our series of video tutorials to different practical knowledge management techniques. PART TWO: DIFFERENT STRATEGIES FOR DIFFERENT KNOWLEDGE TYPES Download the mp4 video file by right clicking here.

Let’s Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaboration Culture and Workplace Environment Team Effectiveness Abraham Lincoln Collaborative leadership Marissa Mayer Teamwork Yahoo

The Death of Imagination

How to Save the World

Spending time with young people is, alas, not highly valued in our culture. How the World Really Works Our Culture / Ourselves

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I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

Everything looks utterly different through this raw new lens. How the World Really Works Our Culture / Ourselves

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What It Means to Let Go

How to Save the World

Our Culture / OurselvesIt is an ideal. This feeling path has a job to do. Let yourself notice the positive intention it always had for you.

2015 32

Conversations, culture, people and props

Social Reporter

The project is, specifically, for the British Council , and is about the nature of culture and cultural relations. Who could disagree?

In a Collaborative Culture, Do You Reward Individuals or the Team?

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Human Capital League, Darcy tackles the topic of whether rewarding individuals is a good or bad thing in a collaborative culture. Option 2.