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The Hazards of Groups and Group Work

Jenny Connected

Last week I came across this fun video, which caused me to reflect once again on the potential problems of groups and group work, both on and offline.

Group Works

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Group Works. Welcome to the Group Pattern Language Project. Check out Group Works videos on YouTube! Skip to main content. Search.

An Alternative Perspective on Group Dynamics

Jenny Connected

In my last post I discussed the hazards of group work and group think. Not group think, but group commitment and group responsibility.

Facebook Groups Revisited

Online Social Networking

In October 2010, I wrote New Facebook Groups Wreak Havoc. Facebook Tones Down Group Notifications. My Favorite Facebook Groups.

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

Jenny Connected

Ideally, in an adult group, this responsibility would shared and distributed. There was no discussion of expectations or group ground rules.

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Helping a Group Resolve a Problematic Discussion

Michael Sampson - Currents

While I was enjoying a quiet dinner ahead of the week, a group of 8-10 people behind me were engaged in a heated discussion. You’re wrong.

2015 39

The three biggest networking mistakes of advocacy groups

Net-Map Toolbox

member of our new Net-Map LinkedIn Group asked about how Net-Map can be used to improve the effectiveness of advocacy groups.

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Ideal group sizes

Chris Corrigan

Second, a friend asked me the question “What is the idea group size for collaborative process?” Small groups can help refine and test good ideas, and large groups can help propagate ideas and connect them to larger patterns. In First of all there is no such thing.

Real Story Group: Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Market in 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

have been a long-term fan of this report from Real Story Group, and have recommended its purchase to many clients. Collaboration Software

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How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

In New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse , I shared my reservations about the new Facebook groups and their potential to annoy Facebook users.

Office 365 for Business – a New Meetup Group in Christchurch

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over the past year I have been doing a lot of work around the effective use of Office 365, and have been wanting to develop a group of people in Christchurch who are interested in making the most of Office 365 in their businesses and organisations. To join the group and RSVP for the Meetup, please see So, What Exactly is Office 365?

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Communities, Networks and Groups

Jenny Connected

A new article by Etienne Wenger, Beverley Trayner and Martin de Laat has just been linked to on Etienne’s Facebook page. Wenger, E., Trayner, B. & de Laat, M. 2011). Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework. Centrum. link]. The new publication by Wenger et al. is true to its title.

Shared Group Discourse Impacts on Productivity

Michael Sampson - Currents

Those with the closest ties to others in their group were more productive and less likely to quit than those who worked alone. The ability for people doing similar tasks to talk together helps with both productivity and retention. “We’re doing voice analysis in real time,” says CEO Ben Waber. Being Collaborative

2015 32

Group Works Card Deck – A Joyful Announcement

How to Save the World

Here is our announcement: ——– The Group Works card deck , the first product of the Group Pattern Language Project, is now out!

2012 36

New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse

Online Social Networking

There are the old Facebook groups , and there are also the new Facebook groups that will very soon supersede the old. Watch Enthusiasts.

The simplest facilitation tip to build group capacity

Chris Corrigan

Imagine: you have just done an elegant and energetic Open Space opening and you are ready to hand the process over to the group. Just as you start to walk out of the circle and let the group take over, a hand goes up “Excuse me, but what if no one comes to my session?” You have slowly and clearly explained the instructions.

2015 23

Table: Facebook Pages vs. Facebook Groups (vs. LinkedIn Groups)

Influence

Are you buffudled by the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? Are you often confused about the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? And how they compare to LinkedIn Groups? often am. It's the most common question I receive when presenting on social media. This post helps end the befuddlement.

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Connecting individuals in a large group meeting

Viv Mcwaters

What really interests me is the human connection between individuals that forms the glue of groups. Good question. Thanks Nancy! Sneaky, eh?)

OnTime Group Calendar for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at OnTime announced the upcoming release of its group calendar product for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.

2015 25

Why do groups need a facilitator?

Viv Mcwaters

It’s easy for people who are not facilitators to see the work of a facilitator as that which happens in front of a group. Tweet This!

2013 21

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Elsua

This piece of research by the Chess Media Group is eventually sponsored by both the Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business within their own firms.

Nielsen Norman Group Names Best Intranets for 2010

Portals and KM

Nielsen Norman Group has announced winners in their 11 th annual contest for best intranets for 2010. It is ironic that such weight is placed on social networking since social media was seen somewhat skeptically by the same group when the 2006 winners for best intranets were announced. concepts in this current report. Blog on.

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Wiggio - Makes it easy to work in groups.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wiggio Media Player | Create New Group | Join a Group | My Profile | My Notifications | Tell a Friend | Logout Choose a Group Log-in.

Small Group Creation Ideas

Nancy White

I believe in treating adults as adults. Here are a few inspirations from Karen Moler of FlamingoFabulous in 2nd Grade. Facilitators, be inspired!

six groups -

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Turn your website into a community. sixgroups.com Start a Livecommunity and let the users of your community chat live on your website. Start What is a Livecommunity? No website? No problem! With Livecommunity, sixgroups.com has solved the problem of producer-consumer interaction." Alana Taylor, Mashable "#next08 Ha! Way cool! ich hab sogar. Robin 9.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ContactOffice.com - Allows groups to share documents, calandars, contacts, and files. Glide - Facilitates group meetings to review projects together. PlanHQ.com - Specifically for groups working on business plans. TheOpenDoc.com - Create multiple workspaces with multiple documents, then share them for group editing.

Growing Our Social Media Group

Online Social Networking

I work at a watch company for which social media and web marketing are key tools for accelerating its business expansion. Social Media Help Wanted.

(Intranets2011) "A social intranet - two years on" - Melissa Hendry, REA Group

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the second-to-last session for the day at Intranets2011 , Melissa Hendry from REA Group talked about their social intranet journey.

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The Group Work Site in SharePoint 2010 - "strange, inconsistent, weird, and unusable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

It includes Group Calendar, Circulation, Phone-Call Memo, the Document Library, and the other basic lists. ". From Exchange? Weird even. 5.

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

The above results in people being member of more groups than they were before. People are nodes, and they are connected to other nodes.

M/C Journal: "Stigmergic Collaboration: The Evolution of Group Work"

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

stigmergy collaboration

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

schrage89) As a distributed group of individuals (agents) within a network, we form a complex adaptive system. Three keys are: 1.

How my bad French made me a better facilitator

Net-Map Toolbox

I recently went on a mission to Cameroon, where one of my tasks was to facilitate a workshop with about 100 participants. And I can survive very well.

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How to add Friends to Groups or Lists or Filters in Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Before the new Facebook interface was fully launched, I mentioned that it would be a good idea to plan some groups for you to filter your friends into. They hid groups, lists, filters, whatever you want to call them, under TOGGLE. Friends Lists - a list of groups that you are using. Groups are hidden here. Go to Friends.

Thinking alone – crowd sourcing – tapping into the group brain?

Net-Map Toolbox

The body is more than a pile of sticks - group brain is more than a pile of brains (picture copyright by perpetualplum on flickr). have found that a lot of group facilitation techniques are exactly about this, getting groups to the point where their sum is more than just a collection of the individual parts.

groops.de - the community for local groups, clubs and associations

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Login | Registrieren | Hilfe | Deutsch Englisch Startseite Finde Gruppen & Treffen Finde Leute z.B. Köln, 80798 z.B. Jetzt registrieren! Ab sofor.

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Helpful facilitation resources for #Occupy groups

Chris Corrigan

If you are a part of an #Occupy group and are focusing on the facilitation teams, I’d like to offer you some resources from the Art of Hosting community. On my site are scads of Facilitation Resources for use. There is some amazing facilitation happening in the #Occupy world and people are learning on the fly.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

However, this is a tremendous amount of effort for a group if its trying not just to maintain cohesion, but also to get something done. Groups.

2004 32

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Content Creation - The story of each Gevril Group brand needs to be told, and articles, newsletters and press releases need to be written, as well.

New Facebook Groups Wreak Havoc

Online Social Networking

Little by little, Facebook members are discovering the dark side of the new Facebook groups. Problems with New Facebook Groups.