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Week in Review: May 21, 2012

Alchemy of Change

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.

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When Context Transcends Change Management

Elsua

What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if research keeps telling us, over and over again, how ’ most change efforts fail ’ ? The suspense may even be killing you, right?

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Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

Partnering Resources

This is the third in a series of posts about change leadership. Embed your change in to the fabric of your organization. Unfortunately, employees have enough negative experiences with aborted initiatives to be cautious when leaders hype a new change. Change Navigation Leadershi

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How to Help Managers Lead Change

Partnering Resources

We’re undergoing significant change and I can’t be everywhere. What can I do to help my managers lead change? That significant change is just one item on their very full plates. First, you may wish to send them to a workshop. Change Navigation Leadership

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Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

This is the fourth in a series of posts about change leadership. Previous posts covered active, committed leadership , building a compelling business case , and embedding change. Meaningful employee participation is important during change.

Change Happens Through People – Even at Walmart

Alchemy of Change

Part 1 of 4: Marc Gunther just reviewed Force of Change , the story of Walmart’s conversion to sustainable business practices. When the world’s largest public corporation makes any big change, it’s noteworthy. But this change could very well help save the world.

Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

This is why, considering the alternative “first collapse” scenarios of energy/resource exhaustion and runaway climate change, my bet is still on economic collapse as the first domino in the series that will herald the end of our civilization.

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Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Elsua

But before we go into that with a bit more detail, you may consider yourself lucky working on such Social Business transformation programme right from the start within your company.

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#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The course officially starts on 21 st May (and will run for 5 weeks until 22 nd June), so next week is a good time for anyone who is interested in following the course to have a look round our WordPress and Moodle sites and spend a bit of time setting yourself up and deciding where and how you want to participate. These sites are still being developed, so there may be some last minute changes next week.

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#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The course officially starts on 21 st May (and will run for 5 weeks until 22 nd June), so next week is a good time for anyone who is interested in following the course to have a look round our WordPress and Moodle sites and spend a bit of time setting yourself up and deciding where and how you want to participate. These sites are still being developed, so there may be some last minute changes next week.

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The 10 Key Principles of Change Management

The Bumble Bee

Over the last 6 months I have been designing, testing and piloting an exciting new Change Management Game for leaders and teams which lets them experience what it is like to lead a complete 9-month change management project over the course of a single day.

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A New MOOC for May/June – First Steps into Teaching in FE/HE

Jenny Connected

More importantly how might traditional ways of working/thinking have to change to accommodate MOOC principles – autonomy, diversity, openness and connectedness? we need a definitive title for the MOOC asap; we need specific dates for the MOOC asap (we know that it will be around middle of May to middle of June, but we need to settle on some); and we need a tag for the MOOC asap.

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Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

We wrote this for the change facilitators working in and with organisations on change. Many change processes fail because there is too little attention for the sub-public discourse. Change management has to improve and we see social media play a key role.

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Driving Organizational Change with Social & Collaborative Technologies

Collaborative Thinking

Delivered at Interop, May 2011, Las Vegas. Driving Organizational Change With Social & Collaborative Technologies. View more presentations from Mike Gotta. . . . Enterprise 2.0 Social Networking & Collaboration

Setting the Right Pace for Change

Partnering Resources

Setting the Right Pace during Change. This idea suggests that, if we slow down at the beginning of a change initiative to engage stakeholders, gain clarity on goal and target outcomes, and work through tough issues, we can speed through implementation. Change Leadership Leadership

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Getting People to Change

Hildy Gottlieb

If creating the world we want means getting people to change what they currently do, how can we get people to change? We share that we are building a movement for making visionary community results the norm in social change work, rather than the exception.

The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

pm tonight was initiated by Brenda Kaulback, Lisa Levinson, and Doris Reeves-Lipscomb as a way of reflecting on the changing nature of their work and in the light of their recent participation in open learning environments such as MOOCs. S/he may or may not engage with discussion and doesn’t attempt to moderate or summarise it. There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators.

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Teams, technology and change

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is a good model to use when you're dealing with a change in which technology plays a role. The key to this model is that you should work on all three levels simultaneously: the rider (the vision, why) the elephant (the motivation) the path (make it easy) What may go wrong?

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The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

As teachers we know that our students may go through transformational changes as a result of their learning on our courses. This may be more difficult online when our students may be invisible to us and we to them.

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Mutations are the way to make change

Chris Corrigan

Social change is littered with ideas like “taking things to scale” which implies that if you just work hard enough, the things you will do will become popular and viral and will take over the world. ” The problem with this reasoning is that the field in which we are embedded, that which enables us to practice small changes is heavily immune to change. They can withstand all kinds of threats and massive changes, This is a GOOD THING.

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Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch

The report is very interesting, because it shows that the actual practice of changing habits in organisations is very hard! They allowed me to blog about it and I think it has some valuable lessons like shape such a process as a real change trajectory (I'm personally convinced about this). One of the lessons may be that management support is not enough, there needs to be space in the organisation to give priority to this way of working.

Understanding and supporting networks – May 5 online event

Nancy White

A heads up for what looks to be an interesting event on May 5th sponsored by ODI (Overseas Development Institute) and some good pals of mine. Thursday, May 5, 2011, 15:00 – 17:00 (London time, GMTT+1) (That’s 7am Pacific Daylight). Date: Thursday, May 5, 2011.

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Over the past week the partners in Big Lottery Fund’s People Powered Change initiative have provided some updating posts about their work, on BIG’s blog. Previous posts here featuring People Powered Change.

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People Powered Change needs ppchange communications

Social Reporter

The launch of Big Lottery’s People Powered Change, which I wrote about earlier and have just attended, generated the usual mixed reaction online and in the room from romantics, boosters and critics. For People Powered Change to succeed, it needs People Powered Communications.

Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

change. changing people’s behaviors. To use the cards Identify a behavior you’d like the change. You may want to pass out a few cards to each person before the. Influence of fantasy ability on attitude change through role playing. Those who played persuaders, and actively argued against smoking, were more likely to change their own. displaying the small sign may have led. gains the user may not be aware of? to change the way they actually.

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How helpful is journalism for People Powered Change? Further thoughts.

Social Reporter

Some may have been a bit old-style in their use of media … but funding cuts have meant that there are fewer around, and others are struggling to survive. As I wrote earlier , the Transition Network may help show us the way.

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Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

TITLE: Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898. DISCUSSING CLIMATE CHANGE. climate change” – does anyone NOT have an opinion? Even if it’s “I wish they’d shut up about climate change” it’s still on our radar, in a big way.

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Links of the Month: May 6, 2012

How to Save the World

Y ou may have noticed that my ‘links of the month’ posts have become less frequent (often every second month) and less focused on the ‘politics and economics as usual’ material. We’ve got climate change and population overshoot and mass extinction to think about.

Changing the World One Idea at a Time

Elsua

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.

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How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

But radical changes to existing systems are difficult, they are constantly resisted by the existing institutions, by the powerful people that benefit most from the status quo, and by the masses of people who fear they will lose something if the systems in which they are embedded were to be altered.

Social Media Marketing May Need to Adjust Measurement

Portals and KM

However, this may cause marketers to undervalue social media’s website impact by up to 94 percent. It concludes that the significant differences in the results of first-click vs. last-click attribution data for various social media sites may cause marketers to change how they allocate the budgets across social and other digital channels.

3 Lessons in Changing the Way We See Things

Hildy Gottlieb

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.

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Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change

Nancy White

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!”

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Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

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.

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Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change

Social Reporter

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.

Resisting Change – Luddites Unite!

Elsua

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 ’. That’s when our change and transformation journeys will begin….

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

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. All that would have to change for an accurate Sweet Spot Futures Primer. Log Out / Change ).

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Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them

Social Reporter

The storylines leading towards this exploration have included Networking civil society , Sociable events to build networks , Celebration 2.0 , Games to realise community assets , Digital literacy , the limitations of citizen journalism in community building , and the official and unofficial connectors that may make localism work. While there are differing philosophies of social change, there is some common ground on methods for organising and facilitating action by citizens.

Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them

Social Reporter

The storylines leading towards this exploration have included Networking civil society , Sociable events to build networks , Celebration 2.0 , Games to realise community assets , Digital literacy , the limitations of citizen journalism in community building , and the official and unofficial connectors that may make localism work. While there are differing philosophies of social change, there is some common ground on methods for organising and facilitating action by citizens.

The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of Governance: Corporations function with an aristocratic governance structure, where members of the propertied class alone may vote. If you liked " The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary ", subscribe to Alchemy of Change for more good stuff.

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