The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

as the opposite of Physical, new (non-physical) enterprises forming and dissolving from other (physical) enterprises, each with different processes, systems and cultures, with the need to build trust, common aims and working practices very quickly.

Visual Expression in Disasters | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Stunted

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Re-thinking language instruction Linear and non-linear learning » Stunted In this New York Times article , David Brooks describes the relationship between China’s ruling elite and its school system. Nonetheless, the educational system is stunted, and profoundly irrelevant to the needs of the vast majority of its students. But perhaps even wsorse is the fact that, most Chinese children have a nightmarish time in the system.

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

They never have the same as another team, and get quite cross with each others’ value systems. Oh and Indonesia, China, Afganistan. And the Government changes it’s mind on mining tax a few times, and Government itself changes a few times.

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How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Is it our adversarial political system? Someone criticising you publicly, using terminology that is aimed at creating drama, rather get you to change your mind, and focuses on responses from the crowd is trolling.

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Giving Up on Environmentalism

How to Save the World

So now we are fighting a whole series of new pipelines proposed to carry the dirty Tar Sands bitumen sludge from a ruined Northern Alberta to insatiable markets in the US and China. China will take all we can produce, any time, regardless of environmental impact.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

The upside, however, is that with the right systems and processes in place, it can exponential increase its reach and impact with customers, partners and other key constituents. On the social change front, Social Venture Partners is pioneering powerful approaches to engaging philanthropists in spreading its brand of deeply engaged philanthropy.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Yes, Facebook is doing some things to change this, but this is a pretty fundamental difference between the two services. Real-time information broadcasting like Twitter is something Facebook is already experimenting with through groups, pages and changes in how you accept friend invitations.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Language and social distance

Ken Carroll

This practice remains very much the focus of language teaching in China. Word choice depends on your social purpose, and subtle changes in word choice can make a big difference the social meaning you convey. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Why We Cannot Save the World

How to Save the World

H ardly a day passes when I don’t hear a cry for us all to work together to do X, because if we do that, everything will change and the world will be saved (or at least be rid of some horrific and intractable problem and hence made immeasurably better).

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A Theory of No-Mind

How to Save the World

Mind isn’t causing this because it is ‘evil’; it’s just a bull in a china shop, inadvertently destroying things, just doing its best to try to escape its self-invented prison.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thought for the Week: Celebrating Small Defeats: Whilethe news above (and most of the news) should be enough to convince youthat we arent going to save the world through reforms to the existingpolitical, economic and other systems, some of us need to continue tovaliantly fight the losing battle, to buy us more time to create newmodels to replace the old dysfunctional systems. Let-Self-Change & Self-Experimentation.

Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

21st Century Organization

It is one thing to say we live in a networked, interconnected world but another to change our metaphors, language, economic models, and management practices. Is this the appropriate depiction for our interconnected financial system? Turn on spigot “H” of money and correct the system.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

BASF offered an example of global collaboration to solve an agriculture issue in China. They were able to solve an issue then deal with the logistics of finding the right materials and getting then to China. You do not have to be a chair of a team to change a meeting.

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

SelectMinds , a software company specializing in corporate social networking, also suggests a buddy system, where an assigned network buddy can reach out through the social network to help the new hire learn what to expect, creating a more comfortable, less intimidating experience.

Too Many Rats in the Cage: Civilization Disease

How to Save the World

There is evidence that the Great Wall of China was built, not to keep the Mongolian invaders out, but to keep the peasants from fleeing the back-breaking toil and chronic disease of the rice paddies. THE CYCLE OF DISCONNECTION. A lmost everyone I know is depressed these days.

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The Principled Approach

e-Moderation Station

Source : Mak & Coniam (2008): Using wikis to enhance and develop writing skills among secondary school students in Hong Kong in System 36, 437–455. Their perceptions were of themselves as learners changed as a result. Tired of hearing that technology brings nothing to the classroom?

Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

I had hoped that when the unsustainability of our economic and political systems became obvious, those with wealth and power would take their money and run, rather than fight an unwinnable battle. China Collapsing?: Cartoon by Terry Mosher (Aislin) in the Montreal Gazette.

Questions on growth: a pre-evaluation

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

As attractive as growth may be in the current worldview, systems ideas would indicate that the longer we try to keep growth going once we've exceeded the carrying capacity of the system (the planet), the worse the eventual and inexorable fall and the lower the eventual sustainable standard of living. If you favor continued growth, how will you overcome those seemingly inviolate systems limitations? In case these systems ideas don't apply in this situation (e.g.,

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Behind every successful community, youll find an uberchampion of that community, an instigator of conversations, and a catalyst for change. Be there to listen to your community, even when its members dont approach you directly, to understand what it believes it needs to be successful, and then be strong enough to take corrective action and change your roadmap to help the community achieve those milestones. Bank Systems & Technology. GDC China.

Blogging--It's Good for You: Scientific American

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

“We believe something in the brain’s limbic system is boosting their desire to communicate,” Flaherty explains. Located mainly in the midbrain, the limbic system controls our drives, whether they are related to food, sex, appetite, or problem solving. And Pennebaker is continuing to investigate the link between expressive writing and biological changes, such as improved sleep, that are integral to health.

This is What a Desolated Earth Looks Like

How to Save the World

As the industrial age advances, humans increasingly fight bloody and Earth-poisoning wars over resources, since the clumsy distribution systems humans have created fail to use these resources effectively or distribute them equitably.

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Getting Out Of My Head: My “Presence” Practice

How to Save the World

Evolution of minds, originally as a feature detection system for the protection and mobility of ‘bodies’ of organs, to eventually create dream states so convincing that the creature mistakes them for reality — ghastly evolutionary mistake.

Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This may change with age, but the comparable activity of older people on other sites indicates it may not: the fastest growing demographic on Facebook is users over 35. The human nature is something very difficult to change in that short terms.

Links for the Month: September 30, 2012

How to Save the World

But I sense that for others there is a sense of sadness that they can’t persuade me to join their particular modestly world-changing project. “ Our current system and philosophy is creating a country of a few million overlords and 300+ million serfs.”


How to Save the World

Even if everyone on the Exxon Valdez had seen the ship heading for the reef and wanted to change course in time, that would not have prevented the environmental disaster.” We humans are a stubborn and change resistant lot.”

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Social Graph: Concepts and Issues

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

As it turns out, Graphs are very powerful modeling tools for modelingnatural and man-made systems. The better we understand the structure of a systems graph, the more we can control it, predict itand analyze it.

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Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

described Twitter as the “Poor Man’s email system.&# However, according to a new report from Nielsen, traditional email systems - which Mr. Schmidt inferred Twitter was a knockoff of- are falling out [.] Tags: Brazil , China , Facebook , Germany , Internet usage , Japan , mobile phones , MySpace , social networking Related Posts It’s A Recession, Consumers Agree — But Until When?

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Viv Mcwaters

We even had proper china tea cups and matching plates, a lace tablecloth and little silver tongs to pick up small cubes of sugar. It’s not a planned approach, there’s no system, no check boxes.

The “Local Tail” Exposes What's Hidden Right Next to Us

Alchemy of Change

The core idea here is that the Internet changes many of the hit-driven business models we’ve come to take for granted. So far, the system works. But sales have a way of motivating behavior changes. But even that is changing.

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Links of the Month: May 6, 2012

How to Save the World

We’ve got climate change and population overshoot and mass extinction to think about. We’ve got fucked up political systems, health care systems, educational systems, economic systems, agricultural systems, and septic systems.

Links of the Month: January 27, 2013

How to Save the World

M ost of the people I know have moved past the denial that our world faces massive change due to a combination of (1) the end of the industrial growth economy, (2) the end of cheap energy, and (3) the end of a stable climate. 2) Expect nothing from the education system. (3)

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Anecdote - Whitepapers - Building a collaborative workplace

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Staff induction Anecdote circles Narrative & Change Knowledge strategy Collaboration Stories to size up Expertise Location About KM SNA and strategy Narrative & Branding Connecting people Tacit & Communities. Now the jobs change fast, requiring learning new skills rather than merely repeating the old. In November 2002, a large number of atypical pneumonia cases occurred in Guangdong Province, China. This created a network of 119 change agents. What we do.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » What’s happening at the Economist?

Ken Carroll

Then he says that ‘Barring some kind of sea change in global language learning’ all these speakers of Mandarin will not be rewarded with better careers. He first says that there is a masive change in worldwide learning , then he says that these people will not find jobs unless there is a change in worldwide language learning. And anyone that knows anything about China should know that you don’t accept government statistics on face value anyway.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Confucius meets web 2.0

Ken Carroll

I think the biggest issue with Chinese is the writing system. What’s wrong with China doing PR and promoting its language? China has its problems, to be sure, but so does every other country. Those who have just arrived in China, for instance, need “survival Chinese.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

February 1, 2011 Technology (850) Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems , February 4, 2011 Upside2Go – Changing The Game , February 3, 2011 Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce , February 21, 2011 What Is Mobile Learning?

The Second Leg Of The Social Business Stool - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Key elements of community management include leading through persuasion and influence; recognizing opportunities to nurture potential; understanding the behaviors that lead to outcomes; knowing the levers that change behaviors; negotiating and resolving conflicts; and understanding how social dynamics change based on the size of the community. They understand the internal relationships to make change happen, and theyre fluent in social tools and methodologies. GDC China.

Waking up to the economics of networked learning

Ken Carroll

Change is on the way. The network doesn’t just change the way we learn from a pedagogical or behavioral perspective - it also changes the economics of the production, distribution, and consumption of educational products and services.

Links of the Month: September 25, 2011

How to Save the World

Is China Ready to Pull the Plug?: New research suggests that China has freed itself from dependence on exports to the US and EU, and can now afford to sell off its massive US financial assets as expeditiously as possible, potentially letting the hugely overpriced US dollar collapse.

Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

In the Art of Hosting community and the Berkana models of community organizing, we generally focus on purpose and seek to build strategic relationships and structures that create longer term, resilient and sustainable responses to changing realities.