The Net Work of Change Agents

Patti Anklam

Change management has been on my mind a bit of late — especially since I was invited to participate in a panel on the topic in the knowledge management track at the SLA annual conference in San Diego last month. Focus on the fence-sitters, for either type of change.

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Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

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Green Chameleon » Getting Started on Your Intranet

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Getting Started on Your Intranet I am increasingly of the opinion that no knowledge management effort can avoid the intranet.

The New Arithmetic of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

For full disclosure: Dr. Prasad Kaipa, one of the authors, headed up the Biocon Cell for Innovation Management at the Indian School of Business till April 2010) Pfizer is racing against time. Tata companies, which produce everything from cars to chemicals to IT services, operate as for-profit corporations and yet a large percentage of their profits flow back to Tata Sons for nonprofit initiatives.

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On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - HarvardBusiness.org

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This changes the nature of career success. In SuperCorp companies with far-flung global operations, personal networks of people that managers have met or worked with are often better sources for key assignments than data bases of resumes. One manager in a high-tech company called this "the old-fashioned way, the knowing people type thing: I know a person who might know a person."

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Many employees engage in activities of this kind to some extent; production workers at Toyota Motor, for instance, collaborate continually with engineers and managers to find new ways of reducing costs and solving quality problems. But employees such as managers and salespeople, whose jobs consist primarily of such activities, now make up 25 to 50 percent of the workforce.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The article Mapping the value of employee collaboration has been sent to the following recipients: Mapping the value of employee collaboration As collaboration within and among organizations becomes increasingly important, companies must improve their management of the networks where it typically occurs. Although collaboration is at the heart of modern business processes, most companies are still in the dark about how to manage it.

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