Virtual Teams and Communities Training Manual

The Bumble Bee

As a festive treat I am making available, totally free to Bioteams readers, my Virtual Teams and Communities Training Manual (155 pages) which I have used on a number of occasions as a comprehensive full-day workshop on this very important topic. Evolution of an effective virtual team.

The Leading Virtually Digest, March 28, 2009

Leading Virtually

What: LA Times article about President Obama conducting a virtual town hall meeting to reach out and connect to Americans. Posts it is related to: What President Obama Teaches Us For Leading Virtually. Last week, he hosted a virtual town hall meeting that drew more than 104,000 questions and 3.6 The article’s author raised the question of whether the virtual event was truly engaging the public, or it was only creating an illusion of doing so.

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"Collective Sensemaking:" Author Nancy Dixon looking for participants

Endless Knots

My colleague, Nancy Dixon , author, knowledge expert, and insightful thinker, is writing a new book about "Collective Sensemaking," which happens, she posits, as part of the perpetual motion of teams -- sometimes together, sometimes apart -- and is looking for teams to interview. Depending on the size of the unit that needs to change, Collective Sensemaking conversations can take place in a team, department, or whole organization. 

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The AppGap » Connecting … Virtual Teams: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connecting … Virtual Teams by Patti Anklam February 10, 2008 at 4:38 pm · Filed under Distributed Work , Enterprise 2.0 , Web 2.0 and how the social networking tools could be used to enhance the connectivity of virtual teams.

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Elsua

Typically, one of those major obstacles is direct management and senior leaders / executives (I’ll explain further in detail on an upcoming blog post what I mean in this regard). Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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Bioteams and the beliefs of high performing teams

The Bumble Bee

Team Beliefs are the fuel which can really energise or kill team effectiveness. Unfortunately this is often the most neglected aspect of a high-performing team initiative. In this article I remind people of the key beliefs of high-performing teams. In a earler article, The seven beliefs of high performing teams , I suggested that members of High-Performing Teams (HPTs) share a common set of beliefs. The major output of the 3 teams was software products.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management. Management Innovation eXchange. This manifesto is aimed specifically at organizational change practioners and leaders who are in charge of large scale organizational changes.

All work is social. Work is conversation. | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

by Patti Anklam January 30, 2009 at 11:04 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Management , Talent Management , social networks , social tools Last fall, I started thinking out the various roles and approaches of social software vendors.

Tomoye: Bringing Web 2.0 to Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

tools are focused on team collaboration and project management and execution. Eric contrasted social forums with no focus on one extreme and content management systems with no engagement on the other. Can todays project management software be done better?

Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 This link will bring you our team page.

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In addition, Francois Joanette, managing. review team—which included members from. Positioning, Customer Advocacy, Engineering, Global Supply Chain Management, Human. Behavioral Changes 53 Cisco on Cisco: Transformational Changes. organizations change the way they can do. But technology cannot change. management is the most effective way to. create the organizational changes necessary to. the IT manager or the CEO wants them there.

Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

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Weekly Knowledge Management Blog by Stan Garfield KM Question, Thought Leader, Blog, Link, and Book of the Week [ Blogroll - KM Home Page - Send a Question - Implementing a successful KM programme ]. Healthy communities mature into "influence structures" or active teams of peers who demand or are asked to take on influential roles in their organizations. Most Significant Change - Most Significant Change is a narrative-based mechanism for planning programs of change.

A Journey In Social Media: On Conversational Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Not to mention the pain of managing a calendar so you can synchronize with your peers around the world. I have to give all due credit to EMCs management team for supporting this initiative, even though there were no defined outcomes in the traditional sense. Read More] Tracked on February 21, 2008 at 02:50 AM Comments The closer we can get work processes to human nature, the less time we spend on change management.

The tension in collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In particular, teams that work collaboratively can obtain greater resources, recognition and reward when facing competition for finite resources.” Put another way, it is a case of more control versus less control, more spontaneity versus less, or even greater adoption of change or not.

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