How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 13, 2007 Future of the Corporation I min Boston at a conference called Future of the Corporation. The dinner speaker was RobertKuttner, founder of American Prospect and a Boston Globe columnist. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Bioteams and the beliefs of high performing teams

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The teams considered that they were quite active users of 'virtual team technologies' (60%). Such a diagnostic could be very complimentary to other quantitative predictors of team/project performance such as the DICE Method described in The Hard Side of Change Management by Hal Sirkin, Perry Keenan and Alan Jackson of Boston Consulting Group. Team Beliefs are the fuel which can really energise or kill team effectiveness.

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More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this. James goes on to say: This cycle by the way is taking place at an enterprise level, but also at the level of individual workgroups, teams and projects.

Collaboration vs sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Sunday, October 14, 2007 Collaboration vs sharing James Robertson talks about collaboration tools as anti-knowledge sharing. If I understand JR correctly, his point is that collaboration tools are great for specific teams. However each team works in its own context and this leads to the creation of silos which prevents cross-organisational leveraging of this material. He also notes that this cannot be solved simply by the implementation of a search tool. I agree with him.

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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating. Three rough groups sizes come to mind: Teams (15 approx) - small number of people.

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well. As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration.

More White-Label Options For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Are Savannah, Boston, Chicago and Portland really now communities that work? Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Ben Zander of the Boston Philharmonic on Leadership: Interesting speech on why people would rather be members of an effective team than its leader ; thanks to Jon Husband for the link. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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freezing out on the scarpa flow

Engineers without Fears

Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further. Andrew asks: How outlandish would it be for a company to put participation in emergent social software platforms in the flow for at least some employees?

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Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities and networks can generate all sorts of quantitative and qualitative data about their. Promoting and assessing. value creation in. communities and networks: a conceptual framework. Rapport 18 Etienne Wenger Beverly Trayner Maarten de Laat Ruud de Moor Centrum Open Universiteit rdmc.ou.nl Ruud de Moor Centrum Open Universiteit rdmc.ou.nl. Promoting and assessing. value creation in. communities and networks: a conceptual framework.

Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: So What IS a Community Indicator? v1

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I tried this a few years back with an article, How Some Folks Have Tried to Define Community and What is a Virtual Community and Why Would You Ever Need One? These measures may be subjective or objective, qualitative or quantitative. Secondly, Im a big fan of the Boston Indicators Project ([link] and Id like to encourage you to kick its tires and maybe even blog about it.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

David Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World , is one of the speakers at next months Future of the Corporation conference in Boston. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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ACTIVE LURKING: ENHANCING THE VALUE OF INHOUSE ONLINE COMMUNITIES THROUGH THE RELATED PRACTICES AROUND THE ONLINE COMMUNITIES

John Tropea - Delicious Community

of DLs by applying quantitative log analysis to two. evaluation of their value by showing the quantitative. Managing the Virtual. School Press, Boston, MA, 2004. [10] Issues in Virtual Ethnography”, In. Virtual Environments: Inhabited Information Spaces. virtual communities: a social communication network. CENTER FOR. COLLECTIVE. INTELLIGENCE. Working Paper Series. How can people and computers be connected so.