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  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Change] Restructure This: Why Shuffling Your Org Chart Won’t Bring Real Change
    So stop treating them like they are when you introduce change. This post, Restructure This: Why Shuffling Your Org Chart Won’t Bring Real Change , just went live on Inc.com. The post Restructure This: Why Shuffling Your Org Chart Won’t Bring Real Change appeared first on Partnering Resources. Restructure This! Organizations aren’t machines. Here’s a more human approach with sticking power.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015
    [Change] Big Data and Large Systems Change: free webinar Thursday
    Topic: Big Data and Large Systems Change. Date: Thursday, Oct. Time: 9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET Free, no registration required. Place: https://zoom.us/j/172922477 j/172922477 or audio +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting … Net Dev
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
    [Change] A Collaboration Strategy for the Change-Averse?
    My next post on The BrainYard was posted today - A Collaboration Strategy for the Change-Averse : " I've been in a couple of meetings recently with IT leaders who are trying to get their companies' employees to work in new ways using collaboration tools.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Change] The Array of Tools for Large Systems Change
    The early stage of development of the field of large systems change (LSC) knowledge and practice is reflected in the fragmentation of knowledge, tools, and methods amongst pioneer innovators and their specialties: collective impact is associated with FSG, David Cooperrider … Net Dev
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
    [Change] Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation
    Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. McCarthy. It notes that while the explosion of app innovation started with the iPhone, the rise of the “App Internet” significantly impact the enterprise software and services market. Apple has over. iPhone 350,000 apps, and Android has countered with more than 150,000.
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Change] Desire lines for strategy and change
    If a group is trying to confront newness and changes in its environment and needs to come up with new strategies to address those changes, then it needs to learn. ” Most of my initial work with organizations tries to get at the desire lines in the organization; the patterns embedded in the culture that help or hinder change and resilience. I think that doing strategic work with organizations and communities is really about learning.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
    [Change] Towards a Charter Moment – why we need Large System Change in Global Governance for Sustainability
    This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activ ity. Global environmental protection has featured high on the … Change By: Ruben Zondervan – Executive Director, Earth System Governance Project.
  • ANT'S EYEVIEW BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009
    [Change] How Social Media will change in 2009 [VIDEO]
    At a recent event, our friends at Visible Technologies asked both Sean and I the question, “How will Social Media change in 2009?&# These videos are our answers. What do you think?
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
    [Change] 3 Lessons in Changing the Way We See Things
    When we change the way we see things, things change. That has been the thread in all the lessons we learned from Creating the Future’s first ever Change-the-World Scholarship Campaign. Lesson #1: Thinking with Others Leads to Changing How We See Things. If people register and ask for tuition assistance because they want to learn how to change the world and the way they interact within that world, why would we not trust the wisdom and/or worthiness of those applicants?
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012
    [Change] Creating a Global Ecosystems Change Strategy
    At MIT’s Sloan School of Business last Friday a group of leading large systems change experts explored how to advance global change strategies focused on transformation of industry ecosystems, through “(Industry) Ecosystems Labs”. The meeting was enlivened through participants’ deep, … Blog Net Dev
  • MICHELLE LAURIE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
    [Change] Climate Change 201 in the making
    In 2010, with the help of creative colleagues ( Ingrid Liepa and Zeb Hansell ) I pulled together a short animation on climate change science for the Columbia Basin. I was coordinating a three year project on helping local governments to adapt to the impacts of climate change and created this animation to kick off our community and local government workshops with baseline information. Uncategorized animation climate change communications engagement Visual Thinking
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Change] What is really changing in the way we learn as a result of new technologies?
    What is really changing in the way we learn as a result of new technologies? Sometimes I feel everything is changing, sometimes when people say they prefer classroom training I feel nothing is changing. Last week I attended the Learning and Technologies conference in Londen. Like last year, it was great. Inspiring talks and the Dutch delegation (almost 25 people!) offered a nice network to make sense of new ideas. Furthermore we had Friday to explore Londen.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017
    [Change] A Transforming Philanthropy Large Systems Change Initiative
    Tens of trillions of dollars. That’s the estimated financial wealth of the nearly 200 billionaires who have signed up to the Giving Pledge. Founded in 2010 with 40 of America’s wealthiest people including Bill and Melinda Gates and … Net Dev
  • ELSUA  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Change] Changing the World One Idea at a Time
    So as I get to prepare myself for the upcoming European World Tour I will be embarking on shortly I just couldn’t help get reminded of the power of changing the world through a rather simple, yet, incredibly inspiring action: the sharing of ideas. You know that summer is almost gone when September comes along in full force, work peaks up again a notch or two, and conference month kicks in. Pretty much like March, after the rather long winter months.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Change] YouTube Comment Notification Changes Negatively Impact Moderation
    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. Managing the Community
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [Change] Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change
    We joked that this session could have been called “how to make a development project that works” or, riffing off of Rob Burnet’s talk on Tuesday where he talked about an attention getting technique they used, the “Chicken of Change!” One of my jobs a few weeks ago was to facilitate sessions at the Rome Share Fair. This included making sure there was some sort of blog post or notes from each session. Well, I fell behind after one session.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Change] How to Make Changes to Your Community (without the Backlash)
    For me, it relates to the general issue of change on communities and what you can do to make your changes more [.]. photo credit: music2fish2 (eric lanning) ren asked: “What [do you] do when upgrading to new software causes a downturn in user engagement? How [do you] get it back?&# Thanks for the question, ren. Developing Your Community Interacting with Users
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Change] Transforming Conflict as large system change: Wednesday webinar
    Date: Wednesday, Oct. Topic: The Global Partnership for Prevention of Conflict : Transforming conflict. Time: 8am PT/ 11am ET/ 4pm UK/ 5pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/6821486123 j/6821486123 or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) … Net Dev
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Change] Blog>> Social Media and a Changing China
    Fascinating TED talk on how China is changing and the role social media plays in its evolution
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
    [Change] What’s Happening with Alchemy of Change?
    Alchemy of Change is taking a little break right now, as Gideon Rosenblatt is busy building out another project.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015
    [Change] Planning a Change That Impacts Your Community? Ask These Questions
    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. Interacting with Members Managing the Community
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013
    [Change] Lindy Hess changed our lives and so many others
    It was 3 AM and I woke, cold, which, given the heat of the past weeks, seemed impossible. None of my tricks for getting back to sleep was working so I engaged in the one activity that we now know is the worst, reading on a screen where, as usual, I went straight to the obits. There Katie Hafner's extremely sad one about Lindy Hess , who ran the Columbia Publishing Course. Photo by Lilian Kemp swiped from NYT obit (thanks).
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [Change] Culture, Change and Faith
    File under: slightly off topic but personally meaningful. Disclosure: I’m not a massive U2 fan. With that said, Achtung Baby is one of my all time favorite albums. It is a transformative recording from a band that had, to date, been cast as a folksy and righteous rock and roll band from Ireland.
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
    [Change] Trust and Networks
    When people trust each other, it’s easier to respond to change in a smart, coordinated way. Democracy & Social Change Engagement, Relationships & Connection Networks & SystemsTrust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012
    [Change] Let’s Make Stone Soup to Change the World
    What if all the people who care about their community were to gather together, sharing everything they have to make that community the most amazing place it could be? What if everyone who cared about our planet were to gather together, sharing everything they have, to ensure this planet is healthy and strong in all ways – that we are able to live well individually and collectively?
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
    [Change] How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change
    W hen co-founder of the Permaculture Movement David Holmgren recently suggested it might be better for the world if we were to try to precipitate global economic collapse in order to mitigate runaway climate change, he received a harsh response from Transition Movement founder Rob Hopkins, and somewhat more sympathetic responses from Dmitry Orlov and Nicole Foss. Do we need to believe that the economics of oil production will be the key driver in changing our economy and how we live?
  • PATTI ANKLAM  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [Change] Changing the world of work: it takes a network
    When my paid client work took my attention into the dark green blob, I changed my filters and stopped tuning into the conversational feeds where explorations into corporate structure, personal knowledge management and working out loud, continued good practice development in good old solid KM, innovation platforms and networks were continuing to produce awesome learning, insights, and models for the new world of work.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Change] SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change
    This is the session on Content As a Means for Social Change led by Biz Stone, CCO/Co-founder, The Obvious Corporation and Brian Sirgutz, SVP, Social Impact, AOL/Huffington Post. As social and Internet entrepreneurs search for ways to effect IRL social change by using online tools and platforms, the focus has been on social media. His life has changed as a result on the need to impact social change. In June of 2011 he co-founded an organization to help change the world.
  • CHRIS COLLISON  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
    [Change] Changing the end-game.
    1) There was an interesting article in the news this week, regarding a radical proposal to change the way international football matches ( soccer – stay with me, my American friends… ) are handled in the event of a level score after all the time has been played. See if you can find the connection between these three things: a news item , a book and a song.
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011
    [Change] What it’s like to make change
    The work of social change – paradigm shifting social innovation – is not easy, clear or efficient. Social change is not easy. Just off a call where we were discussing what it takes to shift paradigms in indigenous social development. We noted that we hear a lot from people that they are busy and challenged and they need clear paths forward otherwise they are wasting their time. I have a response to that. We don’t know what we are doing.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Change] Changing Your Community Software Won’t Save You
    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
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Change] If you want to change the world, teach!
    Change Management musings Organizational Learning training UncategorizedTeaching future Net-Mappers at the International Food Policy Research Institute was a pleasure: Highly motivated participants, who bombarded my co-trainer Noora-Lisa Aberman an me with questions, from the very concrete (How to deal with an arrogant interview partner who thinks board game pieces are below him?) to the philosophical (How are truth and perception related?).
  • JOHN TROPEA - DELICIOUS FACILIATATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Change] F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design
    F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. Power is the chief means to social change. Theory U , a change management method that targets inner knowing and innovation in leadership, helping leaders break past unproductive patterns of behavior and realize future possibilities. All that would have to change for an accurate Sweet Spot Futures Primer. Log Out / Change ).
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Change] Frameworks for Global Change Network Strategy Development
    A couple of weeks ago I spent some time with staff of the UN Global Compact Office (GC). We used some frameworks from my work with Global Action Networks to explore their applicability and potential usefulness for the… Net Dev Global Compact GRI PRI TI
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016
    [Change] Change Management for Digital Transformation – my Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016
    It was a great privilege to be able to speak at the conference, especially on the topic of change management for digital transformation, an area I have focused on for most of the past decade. slides 15-16) there are various names applied to these changes, and one commonality is that “tec(h)” is central to them all. slides 17-22) digital transformation is about digital-enabled change, and it has direct and indirect effects.
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Change] Networks, Organizations and Movements
    When thinking about social change movements, networks teach us that it all comes down to the human connection. People Power Movement as Network networks nonprofits Occupy social change social movements Tea Party
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Change] Google+ Communities Don’t Change Anything (and That’s Fine)
    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. Developing Your Community
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Change] Cultivating system change – a practitioners companion
    Anna Birney is a leader in the large systems change community who is a GOLDEN Ecosystems Lab Steward and Head of System Innovation Lab for Forum for the Future and completing her doctorate. Drawing from these experiences, she led a … Net Dev
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Change] How is internet changing the way you think? book review
    In 2010 the question was: how is internet changing the way your think? Some people state that the Internet is not really changing their way of thinking, but most of the writers respond it does. Haim Harari is a physicist and sees three major changes: Messages are getting shorter, the attention is more and more on one-liners (potentially misleading!) And I think it has not yet led to profound changes in the training / education world (but seems to come).
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Change] Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change
    Following a Lobbi strategy group meeting yesterday – which I trailed here – it looks as if one strand of development will focus on a kit of technology tools to support local change agents … that is people doing good stuff in their community. Those change agents might be councillors, community organisers, people running local groups, citizens running a campaign and/or generally working to revive local democracy.
  • ELSUA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
    [Change] Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours
    I am not sure whether you may have noticed the slight difference, perhaps, with other training strategies on social computing adoption available out there, but Intel’s puts the money right where it should well be: not on the social tools themselves, but on changing and adapting people’s behaviours. On provoking a social change both inside and outside of the corporate firewall and using the social tools as what they have been all along: just enablers!
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
    [Change] Bringing People Together to Create Change – Podcast
    Changing the World Community Engagement Making Change PodcastWhen groups begin aiming their work at making more of a difference in their community, they quickly realize that none of us can accomplish much on our own. Individual organizations begin reaching out to others doing similar work. They hold summits and host ongoing discussions. They create plans. Often, great things happen from that work.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
    [Change] Jeff Bezos: People Who Are “Right a Lot” Change Their Minds
    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. Managing the Community
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Change] New Year’s Resolution: This year I won’t take the caterpillar approach to personal growth
    Change Management musings opportunities original Artwork personal development Uncategorized Caterpillar Change Musings New Year''s Resolution Original Artwork Personal Growth Refusal for Fly I cannot fly! I know that from experience!
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Change] WINGSForum: On networks and cultivating “more leaderful change agents”
    WINGSForum 2014 will be the premier event for connecting with a global network of grantmakers, community foundation support organizations, and leaders in the sphere of philanthropy from across the globe. I am honored to be keynote speaker and leading a … Leadership Net Dev
  • SOCIAL ABACUS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Change] Measuring, changing behavior
    Source: Nike.com/fuelband With more people trying to crack the social media measurement nut, my focus has shifted to the study of behavior change. it's easy to lose sight of what most people are interested in: effects and impact, or in other words attitude and behavior change. This is what stuck out to me at SXSW 2012: the number of apps (and ideas) that have emerged to focus on changing behaviors: recycling more, exercising more, using public transportation, eating healthier foods.
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Change] The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary
    If you liked " The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary ", subscribe to Alchemy of Change for more good stuff. Democracy & Social Change Mission, Meaning & Impact Ownership, Management & GovernanceI just finished reading The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly. It’s one of those mind-opening books that deserves to be read by a large audience.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Change] Large Systems Complex Change Webinar: Possible Futures for Education in Brazil
    Date: Friday, September 11. Topic: Possible Futures for Education in Brazil. Time: 7am PT/ 10am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/827415859 j/827415859 ; or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 827 … Net Dev
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Change] Large Systems Change: Core ideas for a newly coalescing field
    You’re invited to a webinar on Large Systems Change: Core ideas for a newly coalescing field. This webinar proposes for discussion core ideas that are common across several developing concepts including: societal change, transition management, social partnership development, transformational change, … Net Dev
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Change] Summer of Change: Brett McNaught & BuildOn
    This summer, I’ve been sharing some favorites from the interview program I do for the Chronicle of Philanthropy – “Making Change.&# And finding favorites isn’t easy when you look at all the brilliant minds I’ve interviewed, each of them talking about what they see happening when meaningful community change is taking place. Community Engagement Education Making Change PodcastAnother summer Monday, another great interview!
  • INFLUENCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Change] Latest Facebook Changes a Mixed Bag for Nonprofit Page Admins
    One thing that did ring true is that Facebook is constantly changing, and not every change is award-winning. The latest changes came February 10, when the non-fiction Facebook staff deployed a range of changes to Facebook Pages, including substantial changes to the Pages layout. In this post, I list the major changes and tell you what they mean for nonprofit organizations. First, I cannot universally label these changes as “improvements.”
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Change] Large Systems Change and Action Research: free Tuesday webinar
    Topic: Action Research and Large Systems Change. Time: 9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/287567877 j/287567877 +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 287 567 877 International numbers available: https://www.zoom.us/zoomconference. zoomconference. Description: Action … Net Dev
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Change] Two Mapping Approaches for Change Networks
    Last week I presented maps for a Renew Boston (RB) group. Although the maps are preliminary, they provide a good illustration of how the two methodologies used can be complementary. They present a nice case study about use of… Net Dev mapping
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2009
    [Change] Change = PARTICIPATION
    Both tried changes – brand image and privacy policy without involving customers in the decision making process. Similar data indicates massive failure of most organizational change processes due do lack of inclusion of the affected parties. What do Tropicana and Facebook. have in common? One product is physical and has been around for 60+ years. The other is digital and 5 years old.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Change] The Art of the Possible: Digital Transformation in a Changing UK – September 20 in London
    On Tuesday September 20, with thanks to the team at Automated Intelligence, I will be speaking at The Art of the Possible: Digital Transformation in a Changing UK in London. Cloud is changing the digital landscape forever. What does that mean to you? Come along on 20th September to learn how Microsoft and Automated Intelligence are helping customers take advantage of digital innovation.
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
    [Change] SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012
    It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race. An excellent panel discussion – SEC Climate Change Disclosure Requirements and what you need to know took place in late November at Baruch’s Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. The panelists painted a landscape of conflicting behaviors from all stakeholders interpreting climate change impacts.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
    [Change] Behaviour change, my arse
    And all credit to Dave for putting his hand up to challenge the snide 'behaviour change' rhetoric. I see no sign of this state of affairs improving, and 'behaviour change' and the fashionable rhetoric about getting ordinary people to 'learn to innovate' etc seems to confirm that decline. Well here's a little entertainment.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
    [Change] Changing Dynamics in Learning at University
    The key finding is that how students study and learn is changing: " While most universities advocate that students work no more than 12-16 hours per week while enrolled in a full time course, almost a third of students who maintain a full time job are working 16 hours or more per week according to the survey, which questioned both higher education and further education students across the UK. If things change and morph so frequently, staying nimble in approach and ethos is important. -
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Change] Week in Review: May 21, 2012
    Mission & Outcomes Permeability & Networks Social Change Social Media & Information Technology contextual computing hybrid meaning mission mobile networks new economy philanthropySeven ideas on meaningful work, myth, mobile computing, philanthropy, and networks.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Change] Leadership is an activity, not a position
    Others, from the middle of the organization, or even the outside, may start a movement, develop a followership or coalition, change the way things are done and achieve excellent results. If you work in a very hierarchical organization and doubt anyone would change company strategies just because the cleaning lady (you) said so, start your training elsewhere: In a civic movement, your church, your neighborhood or your dog-training-club.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013
    [Change] Why Large System Change? A “Wicked Problems” Perspective
    The is part of a series on the topic of “Large Systems Change” One of the key questions relative to Large System Change (LSC) as a potential new subject of study is whether it is needed or … Blog Change By: Domenico Dentoni.
  • ELSUA  |  MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009
    [Change] Learning to Change - Changing to Learn
    The video is titled " Learning to Change - Changing to Learn "; it lasts for a bit over five minutes and it is one of those little precious gems that describes the kinds of challenges we are facing currently within the Learning field and, most importantly, it helps set the stage on the next generation of what Learning should be like.
  • MAKING SENSE WITH FACILITATED SYSTEMS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012
    [Change] Changes
    The main site for Facilitated Systems will be undergoing various changes over the next period of time, as I restructure it and modify the content somewhat. There's one important change to note: in the past, you could access any of the Facilitated Systems pages except this blog with [link] Starting soon, you'll need the full name: [link].
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Change] What is the one little thing you can do?
    career coaching Change Management exploring new ideas musings personal development Uncategorized Change eating an elephant New Year''s Resolution personal happiness questions self-mastery Want to eat an elephant? Take it one bite at a time (picture copyright by Phil and Pam on flickr). Have grand New Year’s resolutions? Good for you. Had grand New Year’s resolutions last year too and abandonned them mid-January? Don’t beat yourself up, because you are not alone.
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Change] Four Rules of Leadership for Tough Times
    They would encourage knowledge-sharing between employees and the acquiring company, and they would also encourage learning about career changes and personal development. She and the other division leaders let employees know exactly when individuals would be released; when dates changed, they informed them. Employees’ trust in the life division’s leadership made it possible for them to spend less time worrying and more time preparing themselves and the company for change.
  • ELSUA  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [Change] Resisting Change – Luddites Unite!
    No wonder I keep musing about another rather thought-provoking sentence she put together as well in that superb article: ‘ Technological change does not automatically equate with progress ’. And that would probably explain why, nearly at the end of 2016, we are still so averse to any kind of (technological) change, specially, inside organisations. We all know change is hard, very hard, yet, we all acknowledge that, if anything, change is inevitable.
  • VIV MCWATERS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
    [Change] What change looks like
    It’s what change looks like. What change looks like is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. This TEDxHarlem talk by Jake Barton describes how we can move beyond the traditional (and mostly dysfunctional) public meeting and mobilise the community to be involved in creating a better future. As well as the messages about “re-imagining public participation” this talk highlights a few other things as well.
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Change] Some things never change
    Unfortunately both daughters are now too old to 'believe in Sinterklaas' (Dutch expression: 'in Sinterklaas geloven') and that changes the way we celebrate. Tags: change management Old readers of this blog know that by the end of November/beginning of December I have to post something about Sinterklaas. since I'm a huge fan of Sinterklaas (see here , here and here for instance).
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Change] Why “Fail Fast” Is the Wrong Approach for Social Change Efforts
    Many of you who are involved in social change efforts, especially those involved in the world of social enterprise, are familiar with the Fail Fast mantra born of the Lean Startup approach. Last week I shared that my most recent podcast guests have been almost mystically aligned with the work I’m currently focused on.
  • DELICIOUS/CHOCONANCY/COMMUNITY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Change] Using Emergence to Take Social Change to Scale (application/pdf Object)
    Margaret Wheatly & Deborah Frieze.
  • MICHELLE LAURIE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
    [Change] Knowledge Management & Climate Change Adaptation
    A few months ago, the KM4Dev Journal put a call out for contributions linking Knowledge Management and Climate Change Adaptation. I wrote a short story: Lessons on bridging knowledge management with climate change adaptation: a story from southeastern British Columbia, Canada. knowledge management climate change Visual Thinking Given these are two of my most passionate areas of work, I could not resist.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012
    [Change] Social Business Implementation Challenges - Metrics, Risk, and Change Management
    According to the report, organizations that have experienced the most success in social business approaches have made fundamental changes in the way employees work. 3) Change management is a critical requirement for embedding successful social business practices in an organization. ". Change is a risk. I'd summarize the emphasis in this way though: social business / collaborative approaches change how people work individually and together.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [Change] Advance Notice is Essential to Successful Change on Your Online Community
    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. Interacting with Members Managing the Community
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Change] Change of Plans for London - March 28-30, 2011
    I have a change of plans for London at the end of the month. The two workshops that were going to run on Tuesday March 29 and Wednesday March 30 have been cancelled. This means I have three days available for in-house workshops or consulting on collaboration strategy, governance, and user adoption. The three days are: - Monday March 28. Tuesday March 29. Wednesday March 30. Can I help you make progress on your collaboration projects while I'm in London? Please get in touch to discuss.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Change] John Chambers on Cisco: We Will Make Changes
    John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems, announced a range of changes to fix the ailing company : " Cisco Systems Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Chambers, after reporting disappointing earnings four quarters in a row, will makes changes aimed at regaining the company’s lost credibility and sharpening its focus. He didn’t give details on what form the changes would take.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
    [Change] You Can’t Blame the Community When It Won’t Change for You
    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. How Should I Participate
  • VIV MCWATERS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016
    [Change] Change your meetings, change your culture
    Change your meetings, change your culture is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. 1st of February – it’s when the new year ‘really’ starts here in Australia. The kids are back at school, most people are back at work, we’re all planning our next holiday…the weather is great. It really does feel like the new work year has properly begun. And you’re stuck in a meeting!
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
    [Change] Realizing Large Systems Change
    Action Networks: Global to local structures for change. While change always requires local action, change efforts are almost … Net Dev The second in a free webinar series. Friday , March 27, 2015: 1-2 PM Eastern Time. Guests: Steve Waddell and Tom Bigda-Peyton.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
    [Change] What’s more important? People or structures?
    If you look at any great change, in your organization, in history, and you ask people to describe who this happened, most likely you will get one of these two stories: Story 1. It’s all about the structure: The time was right, there was a new law, technical invention, financial incentive, change in weather pattern, means of transportation, political system and all of a sudden, people (like sheep) had no choice but to change how they were doing things, it only made sense.
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Change] Avoiding "Change Addiction"
    BP's Fiona MacLeod: A Change Agent Sees Change 'Addiction' - Knowledge@Wharton. After 20 years of experience leading change management programs in the U.S., Europe and New Zealand, BP executive Fiona MacLeod has concluded that the corporate world is "addicted" to serial change management programs that consume massive resources but ultimately fail to solve the problems they aim to address. Changing the culture to reward the desired behavior is critical to success.
  • ELSUA  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Change] Millenials Won’t Change Work; Work Will Change Millennials – Really?
    Interesting reflection that one from my good friend, the always insightful, Andy McAfee , over at Harvard Business Review , under the same title as this blog post , where he comes to conclude that " today’s workplaces will change Generation Y more than the reverse " Rather interesting conclusion to which I would have to wholeheartedly disagree with, I am afraid. So I can’t imagine how work is going to change millennials. Do you really think so?
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2009
    [Change] Gordon Ramsey as change facilitator
    Image by jo-h via Flickr Yesterday I watched Gordon Ramsey while he was trying to change a restaurant in Brighton that wasn't doing well. I'm not that much interested in cooking, but I like watching him as a change facilitator. He works very much as an external expert- he's not the type of relax and see what happens. I think this works in his case because he is a well-respected cook-advisor. for many other advisors who are not that famous it may not work!).
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
    [Change] The Power Five: Better Decisions through Strategic Questions
    Change Leadership Collaboration Project Management Strategy Team Performance People are always looking for their magic wand: a miraculous tool that will immediately and painlessly improve the problem at hand. I haven’t found a magic wand yet. But this tool is the closest I’ve found so far. Magic Wand Image: photophilde on flickr. The Power Five are five strategic questions that uncover expectations, assumptions, inter-dependencies, and impacts.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014
    [Change] Webinar: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems
    Join a webinar to further explore how to greatly enhance impact of large change initiatives, by acting in the context of change system development. Time: Thursday Nov. 13 at 10am ET/3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Simply register by sending a registration … Events
  • FULL CIRCLE ASSOCIATES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Change] Continuing My Ecocycle Experimentation
    One participant gave as an example the need to deploy our listening skills to some of their diverse co-workers in order to be able to change mindsets and create and work together. change collaboration complexity creative destruction engagement facilitation harvesting liberating structures In January I was working with the CGIAR Gender in Agricultural Research Network during their meeting.
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
    [Change] Describing Changing Curricula
    For further information see also Roy’s blog post of Friday 17 th August – also with the title ‘Describing Changing Curricula’. This is the title of an Abstract for a white paper that Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and I recently submitted to SEAD. SEAD is a working group that is looking to report on and. address new opportunities or roadblocks to improve collaboration between science and engineering and arts and design.
  • EVOLVING WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2009
    [Change] Whitepaper: Enterprise Mashups Change Everything
    In his post, Chris addresses one of the whitepaper's central points - that businesses today need the ability to rapidly respond to major changes within the business context. Tonianne and I just completed a new whitepaper as part of our association with Hinchcliffe and Company. Profitability, Predictability and Performance through Enterprise Mashups is now available for download. JackBe’s Chris Warner wrote about our EMML whitepaper on the JackBe blog.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013
    [Change] e Systems Change or the sound of meditation
    This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change. . These thoughts have been collected in my mind while cycling in the early morning through the empty streets … Change Net Dev By Malcolm McIntosh -Griffith University, Sustainability Institute, Doshisha University.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2009
    [Change] Blog>> Leading Change
    Nancy Dixon has blogged about an ideas/improvement/innovation initiative at the Defense Intelligence Agency. She focuses on the format of the “un-townhall&# meeting where ideas are presented and responded to, but I was most taken with her observations on the way the leadership style of LTG Maples has influenced the success of the programme. Visibility: make the process transparent and the results visible.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Change] The Change Process - 7 Tips to Stay on Top of What's Happening
    A recent article from Dale Carnegie Training offers seven tips for staying on top of organizational change. I write about change in my book on user adoption , and this article outlines a very complementary set of tips on change: " Engaging workplace change can be an unpredictable experience because processes and people evolve in diverse ways as they undergo change. No two individuals will respond in exactly the same way to workplace changes.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    [Change] BIG CHANGE Webinar Series Starts Today
    For the last two years I have been part of Nexus for Change. This year we decided to take a break from the work of putting on a F2F gathering and a subgroup has been preparing for some online work, this time in the form of the BIG CHANGE Webinar Series. Today is the kick-off for this free webinar series sponsored by The NEXUS for Change and Bowling Green State University. Go to www.nexusforchange.org and click on Big Change to register.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Change] Change Networks Require Three Types of Expertise
    The work of Global Action Networks (GANs) as global change networks requires three types of expertise. Particularly in their early days GANs lead with physical or substantive issue expertise… Change Net Dev FSC GRI large system change MSCThe types shift if importance as a network evolves.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Change] I Was Banned From a Forum, What Should I Do? Change My IP Address? Come Back with a New Account?
    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. How Should I Participate
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
    [Change] Climate Change Transformations Paper Call
    Call for Papers to a Special Issue of Action Research journal on Climate Change Transformations. The science of climate change tells us that too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is disrupting climate patterns (IPCC, 2014). It is clear that … Net Dev
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2008
    [Change] Green Chameleon » Plus Ca Resistance a Change
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Plus Ca Resistance a Change From M. Pam Bumsted this delightful graphic (which must have its uses in a workshop) of 50 Reasons Not to Change. Cross, Andrew Parker, Rob Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations Theodore Zeldin: Conversation: How Talk Can Change Our Lives © 2006-2008 Straits Knowledge.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
    [Change] Agile international development?
    Responding to change over following a plan. I was once in a project meeting where the donor representative said: “You know, this is a learning project, so if you realize in the middle of it that you need to change your approach, that is fine.” but about how to support organizational change, how to encourage managers to be open to new approaches and how to deal with resistance.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
    [Change] Scaling Up – Change – Complex Adaptive Systems
    “Scaling up” and “change” are two topics whose relationship is preoccupying me these days. From what I’ve… Blog Change Net Dev complexity scalingI was delighted to discover an article that presents important insights by tying the topics to “ complex adaptive systems ”.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2011
    [Change] Monday Morning Rock Out: Building a Movement for Change
    Each of us has the power, right now, to be the change we want to see. What change will you show the world is possible, just by your actions? Happy Monday! Are you ready to get out there and build a movement for creating a humane, vibrant world? Yes, you. Creating a movement is not beyond your abilities. It is not for someone stronger or more connected. Creating a movement is child’s play!! Please note that there are two videos in this post.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
    [Change] Transformative Innovation
    This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activity. . Transformative innovations (TI) do not always begin with radical scientific … Change Net Dev By Amir Khorsani – Manchester Business School. A Definition.
  • CHRIS COLLISON  |  TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
    [Change] 10 options for implementing a KM strategy
    This is the traditional “someone at the top has said this needs to happen” approach, usually accompanied by a cascade, a change initiative, communications and engagement plan, brown-bag presentations, training programmes, mugs and mouse mats. You might question whether you can change culture with an initiative, or roll-out values - we''ll leave that for a future post - but you get the idea.].
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