The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. The bees’ decision making highlights both information discoveryand information integration, two processes that are crucialto every organization but that have different requirements.A In this study almost 40%of the variation in creative productivity could be attributed to an oscillating patternof communication strategies for discovery and integration.

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What does it take to make real social innovation?

Chris Corrigan

At the New York Forum on Africa held in Gabon, Professor Yunus stated it clearly: “I looked at how traditional banks do business and we did the exact opposite.”. Successful social entrepreneurs create business models where measurement is integral to the normal course of solving a challenge. Increasingly, CEOs of charities are being hired from traditional business schools and they don’t even have the range of experience or innovative approach that social enterprise CEOs have.

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