A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

The Bumble Bee

At Dashboard Simulations we have developed a simple Excel-based (Excel) tool which guides you through 3 simple steps to estimate the financial benefits resulting from a specific leadership intervention with an individual Leader. Step 5 - Consider the phasing of the benefits.

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New Research on Hard Benefits of Online Customer Communities

The Bumble Bee

According to a 2011 survey, almost 50% of the top 100 global brands host some kind of network or community but are there any indications that these investments are paying off? Strategy and Business Magazine have just published an article which suggests the answer is "YES". Virtual Communities

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The Benefits and Risks of Academic Openness

Jenny Connected

How can openness benefit my practice? So what might be the benefits? I know that the benefits can be considerable, although I think I benefit more from others’ openness than being open myself. Yesterday Frances Bell made a presentation to FSLT12 MOOC on. The role of Openness by Academics in the Transformation of their Teaching and Learning Practices. This was a thought provoking session.

The Benefits and Risks of Academic Openness

Jenny Connected

How can openness benefit my practice? So what might be the benefits? I know that the benefits can be considerable, although I think I benefit more from others’ openness than being open myself. Yesterday Frances Bell made a presentation to FSLT12 MOOC on. The role of Openness by Academics in the Transformation of their Teaching and Learning Practices. This was a thought provoking session.

What’s the Benefit of That To Me?

Michael Sampson - Currents

On LinkedIn: As an advocate for organisations to embrace new digital tools to enable a re-imagining of work, much of my focus over the past decade has been on showing the benefits of taking that path. Read more: What’s the Benefit of That To Me? SNIP]. I was thinking about this whole issue again a few days ago when I met with the Collaboration Manager for a global firm.

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Benefits from Using iPads at SAP #ipad #mobility

Michael Sampson - Currents

The CIO of SAP talks about the benefits of deploying iPads to 14,000 of its employees : " The SAP iPad enterprise deployment is one of the biggest in the world, with more than 14,000 employees using Apple's tablet. For SAP, iPad use has made employees more productive, and the software giant has been able to collect more accurate data from sales reps in the field and other mobile workers, CIO Oliver Bussmann said.

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Identifying the Risks and Benefits of a Big Data World

Influence

For the last five years, I’ve been hearing a lot about “big data,” a hot topic in the IT/data-nerds world and, increasingly, for all of us.

Benefits of Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

San mentions three benefits from being a social business : collaboration, mobility, and employee retention. social businesses benefit from increased and global collaboration, as well as mobility, to ensure the whole team feels a part of the decision making process. On employee retention, San says: ".

"Driving Adoption" vs. "Driving Sense and Benefit"

Michael Sampson - Currents

If adoption must be a personal and deliberate act, conditioned by sense, real and understandble benefits, that’s not adoption that has to be driven but sense and benefits. Bertrand has the answer - drive the "sense" and "benefit" to be gained. Betrand eloquently discussed the problem with driving adoption , AND gives a better way to think about it: " Adopt what ? New tools, new practices. One by one ? Both at the same time ?

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities | Yammer Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities. Tweet As enterprise social networking starts to gain wider acceptance across businesses of all sizes, the C-suite is realizing tremendous benefits from increased collaboration and better communication. Yammer.com.

Open Plan Offices: The Increased Noise Cancels the Collaborative Benefit

Michael Sampson - Currents

However, a study of over 40,000 survey responses collected over a decade has found that the benefits for workers are quickly outweighed by the disadvantages. And here''s the two winning lines: " What the data tells us is that, in terms of occupant satisfaction, the disadvantages brought by noise disruption were bigger than the predicted benefits of increased interaction. ". " "The productivity benefits of teams working together have been used to sell the open plan office for decades.

6 Reasons to Use the Term “Community Benefit Organization”

Hildy Gottlieb

So herewith, 6 reasons to move TOWARDS a positive name for the work we all do - Community Benefit work. 1) “Community Benefit” Says What Our Organizations Are and Why They Exist. 2) The Meaning of “Community Benefit Organization” is Straightforward and Clear.

The Benefits of Starting an Online Forum Instead of Buying One

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

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What toddler tantrums tell you about work conflicts – Or: The risks and benefits of being a pattern thinker

Net-Map Toolbox

And: Yes, I do see the irony of describing the risks and benefits of pattern thinking from a pattern thinking perspective… "I'll teach you how to deal with your colleagues" (copyright by lovelornpoets on flickr). And what is a pattern thinker anyway? Well I came up with this description when trying to understand why Net-Map is so easy and intuitive for some and difficult to learn for others.

Practical benefits of studying the biological evolution of cooperation

Jenny Connected

Are there practical benefits of studying the biological evolution of cooperation? Are there practical benefits of studying the biological evolution of cooperation? there is direct benefit to members from the mutualistic sharing of resources, particularly between the core group members, but also from members on the boundary. co-operators benefit from each other through mutual relationships.

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The Benefits of Buying an Online Forum Instead of Starting One

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

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Rheingold Associates: How Online Social Networks Benefit Organizations

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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NEW ARTICLE: Realizing the Benefits of True Globalization

Partnering Resources

Few achieve the benefits of globalization. The benefits of globalization weren’t apparent. NEW ARTICLE: Realizing the Benefits of True Globalization is an original post from Maya Townsend, Partnering Resources. By Aussiegall on flickr. Many organizations say they’re global.

Blog>> Benefits and Pitfalls of Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Nick has written a post outlining four reasons why knowledge management can benefit organisations, and I have written a post describing some of the pitfalls you might encounter in implementing knowledge management and how to avoid them. Nick Milton and I have written a couple of blog posts on the Kogan Page website to introduce our new book The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook , due out in 3 weeks.

The Benefits of Personal Kanban

Evolving Web

Today I'll offer a few benefits of why you’d want to have your own personal kanban in the first place. This is the third in a series of posts regarding personal kanban , or, using kanban to manage your personal tasks. Yesterday’s post discussed the inherent difficulties.

Social benefits of buses

Neighbourhoods

Curiously, the government that believes in her eternal reverence has just released three documents constituting a study of the social benefits of bus travel (the reports are dated March but published today).  ‘Social benefit’ is defined in narrow terms as follows -. ‘.the

3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

A: There are many benefits. The potential benefits are enormous. Take advantage of existing expertise and experience: Teams benefit from the individual skills and knowledge of each member. In large organizations, there are people with widely-varying capabilities and backgrounds, and there should be a benefit from this.

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Blog>> Storytelling for Personal Benefit

Green Chameleon

Over at Anecdote, Shawn Callahan has a really nice, grounded post for job-seekers, with some very concrete, practical suggestions for how to improve your storytelling skills to better communicate your experience and strengths when you go for interviews. A lot of it will work for performance appraisal interviews too

Benefitting from CoPs - KM4DevWiki

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

communities_of_practice benefits KM4Dev

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Neither Executives to Drive iPad Adoption By date: September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 2 Three Big Benefits of Social Software Posted by Ann All Jun 30, 2010 2:50:09 PM Collaboration is becoming an overused term, despite the fact that few people seem to agree on exactly what it is.

Green Chameleon » Storytelling for Personal Benefit

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Storytelling for Personal Benefit Over at Anecdote, Shawn Callahan has a really nice, grounded post for job-seekers, with some very concrete, practical suggestions for how to improve your storytelling skills to better communicate your experience and strengths when you go for interviews.

Unexpected Benefits of Phonetic Alphabet Keep Appearing

Portals and KM

I have written a number of times on this blog and elsewhere that the phonetic alphabet was the greatest ever breakthrough in information technology. Here is a great blog post, Why Text Remains King of the Web , by Steve Rubel that documents some more reasons. Steve writes: “I am starting to believe that despite all the hype around online video, text remains King of the Web. Why text? There are at least five reasons.

Facebook traffic benefits from 25 Things

Community Guy

Turns out, the meme was of huge benefit for Facebook. I recently blogged about the TIME Magazine article that railed on the 25 Things meme. From RWW : According to the latest data from Compete, four times more people than usual visited the ‘Notes’ section on Facebook in January. Compete estimates that close to 20 million users used ‘Notes’ in January, while only about 4 million used it in October 2008.

More on the benefits of neighbourliness

Neighbourhoods

But it’s commonsense really: investing in the local community sector to generate local social capital and cohesion will bring health benefits of huge economic significance.

Can Twitter Benefit Business Executives?

Leading Virtually

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal covered the increasing use of Twitter in Europe and provided a variety of examples of how European firms are benefiting from Twitter. . It has been a while since I blogged. It feels good to be back! The usefulness of Twitter continues to be debated.

Communities of Practice and virtual learning communities: benefits, barriers and success factors

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

communities_of_practice virtual learning

Focus Roundtable on "Reaping the Business Benefits of SharePoint"

Michael Sampson - Currents

A few days ago, Dux Raymond Sy, Andrew Woodward, Paul Culmsee, Ruven Gotz and myself took part in a roundtable discussion for Focus.com on the Reaping the Business Benefits of SharePoint. Topics included executive support, engagement strategies, user adoption, and more. Listen in to the call, above. SharePoint

Benefit of Virtual Teams - the BP Experience (from mid-1990s)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Knowing the Drill: Virtual Teamwork at BP , Don Cohen looks at the benefits that accrued to BP from virtual teaming approaches and technology in the 1990s. Deliberate coaching was used to get the benefits of virtual teaming. Once the other groups experienced the benefits of the system, "enthusiasm and use increased.".

An analysis of the benefits of growth

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

I've occasionally written about the potential implications of unrestrained growth. Now the Eugene Weekly has posted an article, Prosperity: Growth and Prosperity: Public policy often based on unsupported assumptions that suggests that, of the largest 100 US cities, those with the largest growth may not have fared as well on significant dimensions as those with slower growth.

How does regeneration benefit local people?

Neighbourhoods

According to Regen and Renewal an inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Urban Development finds that, while UK cities have undergone comprehensive physical regeneration over the past two decades, with resultant economic growth, those living near regeneration areas have not benefited by way of employment. 'In Not through employment.

Can Being Virtual Benefit A Leader?

Leading Virtually

Since virtual teams are supported by technology and technology tends to filter out vital nonverbal cues, can a leader be effective in virtual contexts? This is one of the questions that I have tried to answer in my past research. I have found that leadership can indeed make a positive difference in virtual contexts. I have also found that certain technology features, such as anonymity, can make the effects of certain types of leadership more powerful in virtual contexts.

Businesses Can Still Benefit from Social Media Early Adoption

Online Social Networking

It isn’t too late for entrepreneurs to become early adopters of social media. Use of the social web is still trying to find its way into mainstream business culture. I first learned about Web 2.0 from Time Magazine’s historic December 2006 cover story, Time’s Person of the Year: You.

Using a Virtual World for Multiple Audiences: Benefits & Challenges

Leading Virtually

I was fortunate to be able to assist Dr. Schultze with the technological side of the session; it was a good learning experience in some of the potential benefits and challenges of using virtual world technology to hold meetings, events, or collaborate in “mixed&# settings, where some people are in a virtual world and others are not. Potential Benefits. Another potential benefit I saw to using virtual worlds in this way was permanence and the potential to aid collaboration.

Understanding the Benefits and Uses of Virtual Worlds

Leading Virtually

One major take away that we have gotten from the conference is that people are still struggling to understand what virtual worlds are and what benefits they can have for both individuals and organizations. Surinder and I are currently attending the Mardi Gras conference on virtual worlds in Baton Rouge along with our colleague Rui Huang.

Green Chameleon » Kind Words from James

Green Chameleon

Too often, the potential benefits of knowledge management are lost under a sea of theory and jargon, making it hard for business people to put the techniques into practice.