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Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

Meaningful employee participation is important during change. This is the fourth in a series of posts about change leadership. Now go do it.”

Enterprise 2.0 Study Needs Participants

Portals and KM

The more people who take this survey, the more useful it will become so I recommend participating.  Jacob Morgan at Chess Media Group is conducting a study on enterprise 2.0 and collaboration.  The purpose of the survey is to address issues that executives will find relevant when considering to invest in enterprise 2.0

Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc.  George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia.

Virtual Tools for Participation

Networking Action

“Public participation…is (a) realm in which other countries are advancing beyond the United States, turning us from a leader to a follower in democratic innovation.” Thus begins an information-ladden short response to the White House’s request for “thoughts” about… Communications ncdd

‘Identity in practice’, ‘Participation and non-participation’

Jenny Connected

This is one of the sections of his book that participants in the forthcoming Academic Betreat (starting July 30 th ) have been asked to read and then think about Highlights, Key Words and Questions. We define our identities through a mix of participation and non-participation. Q. Participation, non-participation.

Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc.  George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia.

Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

To participate in the research, please take this short, 10 question survey.  . The goal of the project is to gain an understanding of how.

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The Organisation in the Digital Age – 2016 Edition Now Open for Participation

Michael Sampson - Currents

The data for the report comes from participating organisations around the world. Jane has recently opened participation for the 2016 report … details from Jane are below. Participants over past 3 years. In mid-March 2012 after Congres Intranet in Utrecht, a number of the international speakers went out for dinner.

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The Organisation in the Digital Age – 2016 Edition Now Open for Participation

Michael Sampson - Currents

The data for the report comes from participating organisations around the world. Jane has recently opened participation for the 2016 report … details from Jane are below. Participants over past 3 years. In mid-March 2012 after Congres Intranet in Utrecht, a number of the international speakers went out for dinner.

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OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

Portals and KM

recently spoke with Mike Gregory about Participate, OutStart's Social Business Software. It also reduces email traffic.    

Virtual Collaboration Tools for Networks, Participation, Transparency

Networking Action

A survey of a half dozen global networks revealed that their use of virtual collaboration tools is amazingly rudimentary. couple of colleagues and I discovered that when identifying tools for GOLDEN to use. We wanted virtual platforms to… Communications

The participant who drives you crazy is you!

Net-Map Toolbox

recently had the great learning opportunity to deal with a workshop participant who drove me crazy and rubbed me all the wrong way.

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Facing Workshop Participants While Taking Notes or Mindmapping

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a leader of many workshops during each year, I am keenly interested in the human dynamics of the room. Those who ask me to come and run a workshop will usually find that I rearrange the room to my specification before starting, a process which can take up to 30 minutes (which is why I always arrive early).

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The participant who drives you crazy is not you at all!

Net-Map Toolbox

So, you read my post about the participant who drives you crazy because you feel like looking in a mirror with bad lighting. No learning.

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Local democratic participation and parking

Neighbourhoods

One reason is that most participants apparently were expecting a conventional public meeting in which councillors said something from the front, were shouted at by a few worked-up voices from the rows, and nothing much changed as a consequence. It was local participative democracy in action. There was no disruption.

If you want more participants, invite less people!

Net-Map Toolbox

Well, that might be because the word “participants” has been overstretched and overused to mean everyone who sits in a room where something is happening. draw a Net-Map with a group) and there are 30 people in the room, they are all participants, right? Sounds counter-intuitive, right? Well, not really.

Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

Portals and KM

attended workshop hosted by Mike Gotta - Organization Next: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"   Mike is now Senior Technical Solution Manager for Enterprise Social Software, Cisco. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. There will be many more to follow. Good idea.

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Older Web Users are Catching up with Youth on Social Media Participation

Portals and KM

As reported in the New York Times , a new Pew Research study finds that some of the greatest gains in social media use are occurring in older generations. For example, the percentage of Web users between 55 and 64 using social tools increased from 9% in December 2008 to 43% in May 2010. The same trend occurs with blogging. Blog on. 

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Participate in the North American Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises Nominations

Portals and KM

By participating in this study, you automatically will receive the 2011 North American MAKE Executive Summary by e-mail. Telos is now accepting nominations for the 10th annual North American Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. Nominations close on June 30, 2011. This is great award. Here are the 2010 MAKE winners. 

Participation Inequality: Lurkers vs. Contributors in Internet Communities (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

User participation often more or less follows a 90-9-1 rule : 90% of users are lurkers (i.e., How to Overcome Participation Inequality You cant.

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Making it Difficult to Join: The Case for Barriers to Participation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Making membership or participation easy is not a given and a majority of communities have some type of barrier to entry, whether explicit or not.

Hospital checklists and Inviting Participation

Full Circle Associates

That starts with an informed, intelligent invitation to participate. They looked at me, surprised that I noticed. Not blind obedience.

At the intersection of power and participation

Chris Corrigan

Some participants may be able to operate much more resourcefully because of their power or privilege by, for example, becoming the scribes for small groups and speaking for the group. In Saskatoon last week, one of our participants in the Art of Hosting was carrying the question “how do we collaborate with dictators?”

Participation Models: Observations On The Future Of Civic Engagement

Collaborative Thinking

Long-range "food for thought" as generational shifts change the nature of participation in the workplace as well. Digital Media Literacy Education and Online Civic and Political Participation ” (Working Paper). Interesting study worth reading. What engagement models transfer, etc. Does the Internet make for more engaged citizens?

Digital Workplace Trends 2013 - and Participation Opportunity for 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane is getting ready to kick off the 2014 survey, but since I''ve been late in getting this written, it may be too late for your organization to participate now, if you haven''t already registered with Jane. Jane will include a customized scorecard for each organization participating in the survey. It''s thought-provoking. go for it.

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Integrating online and face-to-face participation in a community of practice

Jenny Connected

There are 15 face-to-face participants here in Grass Valley and four online participants (from Canada, Mexico, the UK and Germany). In this sense the online and face-to-face participation is integrated and it has been noted that it has taken us all less than four days to get used to this way of working. But what is the reality?

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Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Online community participation Yaniv Golan Let’s start with the obvious question….Why? What are the motives behind user participation in social communities? Understanding why users participate can lead us to understand further how to engage users and increase their participation in online communities. See you there ?

Encouraging Existing Members of Your Community to Participate Without Nagging Them to Death

Managing Communities

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Beyond lurking - Modes of participation

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

There are many modes of participation in a community. You can be the leader, driving action and encouraging others to jump in. Or both.

Change = PARTICIPATION

21st Century Organization

In case it slipped by your radar, PARTICIPATION is what drives the connected world. ignore participation at your peril. have in common? 

Participation literature review

Social Reporter

The Pathways through Participation project is “exploring how and why people get involved and stay involved in different forms of participation over the course of their lives&#. Tags: All posts Engagement asides participation Download from here.

Examples of Companies Engaging on reddit

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

If your organization would still like to participate, you have until EOD 3/6/2015. bitly.com/collabeconbrands.

How to Respond to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Homesteading Today and How to Quickly Turn Your Community Against You

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members Managing the Community

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Community Professionals: In Other Communities, Are You the Ideal Member?

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Participation in the news

Viv Mcwaters

We want to have a deep attachment with our community – defined as their active participation in news and culture in safe places created by us for them – 24/7 on their terms.&#. Rob Paterson has an interesting post on the differences between growing an audience and growing a community. think he’s nailed it.

Room for Progress in Online Participation for Open Government: Tim Bonnemann at SXSWi

Influence

During our conversation, he mentioned how much of the recent focus of "open government" has been on transparency and open data, and he sees less attention to online consultations and online participation. I had a chance to catch up with Tim Bonnemann of Intellitics.com. read more.

Network participant survey results

Endless Knots

As one who's participated in a number of communities of practice around networks, I'm interested to hear the results. We all (every single one, apparently) filled out a survey about networks that can inform our forward movement including the creation of a community of practice around networks. strategies.

What is social participation?

Neighbourhoods

‘Social participation comprises three dimensions: neighbouring, trust, and interest in politics.’. Governance and participation