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Business Models for Global Transformation Networks

Networking Action

What are the business models for Global Action Networks (GANs) – global multi-stakeholder change networks like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Transparency International (TI) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP)? That was the question addressed by a new report for … Net Dev

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From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Global change systems are evolving all around us. But is there a way to strengthen them and speed the pace of transformation to address critical issues of health, climate and poverty? In Milan last week a dozen people met for … Net Dev

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Part 2: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Part 1 described global energy as a change system with five subsystems. and “What must it do well, in order to realize its change goal?” Academically, these questions lead … Change The question was then asked: “What makes a (sub) system successful?”

2014 61

Change Experts’ Change Challenge

Networking Action

What are the impediments to scaling change strategies to address the global breadth and transformational depth of critical issues? Conversations at MIT and Oxford meetings in October, and discussions over the past few months with large system change experts , … Blog Change

Global Change Research: Radically Inter- and Transdisciplinary Environments

Networking Action

Traditional science is failing our large systems change challenges. Climate change, for example, not only requires non-scientists to change – it requires scientists and the way they work to change as well. This is the core message of a new … Net Dev

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Part 3: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Part 1 introduced the concept of change system and five subsystems through a project on the global change system for electricity; Part 2 described the seven functions necessary for these systems to be effective. In this blog, these are integrated … Change

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Creating a Global Ecosystems Change Strategy

Networking Action

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

Frameworks for Global Change Network Strategy Development

Networking Action

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

Towards a Charter Moment – why we need Large System Change in Global Governance for Sustainability

Networking Action

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.

2014 17

Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Networking Action

Issues such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, and health care are described as wicked, messy, complex, and multi-level: they involve many hundreds of o rganizations at a national level; at a global level this easily increases to many thousands.

2016 42

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges

Networking Action

Just published is an article that asks the question : What design principles should guide people who aim to address global challenges like climate change, food security and the global financial crises? The article identifies four key “integration” challenges that … Net Dev

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Elsua

You can call them whatever you would want to: ambassadors, champions, advocates, evangelists, connectors, change agents, etc.

2016 51

Competencies for Effective Societal Change Systems

Networking Action

To be effective, Societal Change Systems (SCSs) develop seven roles that require distinct competencies. This conclusion arises from a large amount of research by many people, including work that I’ve done with Global Action Networks. Academically these roles are usually … Net Dev

2016 27

Death and Rise of Global Action Networks

Networking Action

And at the same time, new efforts are rising to create global multi-stakeholder change networks to end the trade of blood diamonds. The Kimberley Process (KP) is falling apart. A clear lesson of the demise is that “trust”… Net Dev

1st Global Conference on Positive Change

Networking Action

Join me and others at the 1st Global Conference on Positive Change 13 – 14 April 2017, The Netherlands … Net Dev

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Last week I attended Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011.

Rio+20: Large systems change experience reflection

Networking Action

What does Rio +20 have to do with global change? It presents itself all about “change” and “transformation”…but what’s the strategy with the event? Consider the way things are organized. The NGOs are in tents on the beautiful Flamengo Beach; … Net Dev

IBM Global CMO Study: Highlights

Portals and KM

IBM found that these CMOs “painted a picture of a marketing landscape in the midst of major changes.  IBM reported that while Investments in IT have long been the domain of the CIO, this is changing as CMOs increasingly impact IT investments in our changing social and digital world. To meet these changing demands, IBM has announced two web experience software suites, the IBM Customer Experience Suite and the IBM Intranet Experience Suite.

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Transforming Conflict as large system change: Wednesday webinar

Networking Action

Topic: The Global Partnership for Prevention of Conflict : Transforming conflict. Date: Wednesday, Oct. 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

2015 21

The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Culture : Culture Reviews The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online By Kevin Kelly 05.22.09 The frantic global rush to connect everyone to everyone, all the time, is quietly giving rise to a revised version of socialism. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

RSS Contact Us Consumer Health Media And Entertainment Online And Mobile Politics Sports Social Networking’s New Global Footprint March 9th, 2009 Posted in Global , Media And Entertainment , Nielsen News , Online And Mobile | 26 Comments Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit social networking or blogging sites, accounting for almost 10% of all internet time, according to a new Nielsen report “ Global Faces and Networked Places.&#

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Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Theme: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for “changing the system” However, what actually happens in these labs? How do they help accomplish social change? How do we change values, etc.

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Horse manure was a global problem until cars came along. TITLE: Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898. DISCUSSING CLIMATE CHANGE. climate change” – does anyone NOT have an opinion? blogs social media cars climate change horse poo manure

2013 21

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

e20s was a management rather than technology conference, with organizational impact and change the elephant in the room. Industry change Leadership Trends Web 2.0

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

billion/year market globally by 2015. billion/year market globally by 2015. 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.

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NEW ARTICLE: Realizing the Benefits of True Globalization

Partnering Resources

Many organizations say they’re global. Few achieve the benefits of globalization. Their Global Public & Government Affairs (GPGA) division had offices all over the world, but they usually worked independently. The benefits of globalization weren’t apparent.

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.

2014 16

Culture, Change and Faith

Online Community Strategy

It occurs to me that most organizations are in a similar state today – business models, culture, internal structure – basically most everything needs some level of transformation to thrive in the new increasingly connected and empowered market that is emerging globally.

WINGSForum: On networks and cultivating “more leaderful change agents”

Networking Action

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.

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.

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. The internet creates a huge disruptor to this model, and government legislation is the means to police and protect the present global economic model. ).

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Student learning in a turbulent age

Jenny Connected

The world is changing and there is a world beyond work. These are the dispositions that would help students to develop the qualities required for a world of challenge, qualities that will enable them to become global citizens who will help to bring about a better world.

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5 Megatrends on the Intranet - Jane McConnell's Global Intranet Trends

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane McConnell has started to share the conclusions of the 5th Annual Global Intranet Trends report and survey , including the five key megatrends. My overall summary is that leading firms are changing their Intranets from being a "place to post corporate stuff" to a "place where people get their work done." Read more about the 2011 Global Intranet Trends survey and report.

Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally

Social Reporter

Hoz writes: I returned to the UK in 2011 and decided to no longer work in a commercial industry and started on my journey to enhance global democracy. Downloading Democracy 2013 – Archived Live Stream from John Popham on Vimeo.

Realizing Large Systems Change

Networking Action

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.

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges: Lessons from Global Action Networks

Networking Action

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges: Lessons from Global Action Networks. Abstract : Traditional organizations appear incapable of adequately addressing critical global issues such as war, climate change, and inequality. (Forthcoming). Organizational Design. Addressing these issues suggests the … Published Articles

Nohria: "Global century of business"

Endless Knots

See Denison and Bray's " Harvard Business School Dean Is Bent on Change ," covering Nitin Nohria 's first day with the new students. Nohria: "If the 20th century was the American century of business, the 21st century really is becoming the global century of business." "Nohria said he intends to open Harvard Business School to wider influences, a job for which he feels particularly well suited."

Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Networking Action

Issues such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, and health care are described as wicked, messy, complex, and multi-level: they involve many hundreds of organizations at a national level; at a global level this easily increases to many thousands.

Change Networks Require Three Types of Expertise

Networking Action

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.

Global Voices in the top 200 blogs

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been a fan of Global Voices , since I discovered it. The slogan of Global Voices is: " The World is talking, are you listening ?" Reuters , the news agency, places a feeds from Global Voices. See above for the example of Global Voices of Ghana on the Ghanaian page.