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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Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

The annual conference of the Association of Change Management Professionals was lively, friendly, and fun. What’s Hot: Using Neuroscience for Change Management. Using findings from neuroscience to help guide change is still hot. Promote change leader modeling.

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Trending Sources

Getting the Message Across: Five Levels of Change Communications

Partnering Resources

People often tell me that change communications are the most challenging implementation task. This tool, the Five Levels of Communication , provides a simple, intuitive, and logical method for planning and implementing communication during change initiatives.

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Modelling, not shaping

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tweet In social networks we can learn from each other; modelling behaviours, telling stories, and sharing what we know. You will know you’re in a real community of practice if it changes your practices.

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A Model of Identity and Community

How to Save the World

A aron Williamson, a consultant in Toronto, recently published a fascinating model of the community aspects of identity as the first step towards developing a theory of community formation. I think this change makes the model more complete and coherent.

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Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

I’ve been thinking about these issues for the past five years, noticing that many communities have unconscious business models that situate them in their world. Because I was passing through on the way to Effat University , they organized a session about business models.

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The myth of managed culture change

Chris Corrigan

For a long time I have known that the idea that culture change can be managed is a myth. The idea that a “culture change initiative” can be rolled out from the top of an organization is not only a myth, it’s a hidden form of colonization.

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Changing Minds Inside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

There is a lot of talk about changing leadership styles in response to shift from tangible to intangibles assets becoming the most significant source of value to enterprises.  All of this calls for new leadership models where top down authority is no longer the best operating model. See also Howard Gardner’s more recent book on Changing Minds. Here are some pointers from Changing Minds.

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The Net Work of Change Agents

Patti Anklam

Change management has been on my mind a bit of late — especially since I was invited to participate in a panel on the topic in the knowledge management track at the SLA annual conference in San Diego last month. Focus on the fence-sitters, for either type of change.

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Mapping Systemic Change Processes

Networking Action

Joe Hsueh is a GOLDEN Ecosystems Labs Steward along with me, who works on large system change issues by applying system dynamics modeling. Drawing from these experiences, he has developed a system dynamics map that describes generic systemic change processes … Blog Change

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Hopefully, the Review is somewhat related to an eventual Thesis so I've tried to pull together some thoughts on how to improve work practices in times of change (explained below). Improving Work Practices in Times of Change.

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Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us

Alchemy of Change

The web has changed a lot of things about the way we consume media. It’s flipped our primary communications infrastructure from a one-way, to a two-way flow of information – and that change in the way we communicate is redefining who we are.

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Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

Herding the Smart Cats: IT Change Leadership. Other times, this is a challenge, like when trying to change behavior. Change could be hard. Visibility was modeled by the CIO who personally evangelized the new way of engaging in project work.

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Teams, technology and change

Joitske Hulsebosch

In my session we worked with the SWITCH model by now a known model from the book by Dan and Chip Heath (see below). It is a good model to use when you're dealing with a change in which technology plays a role. And here you may change the word elephant for professional.

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The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

Garrison, Anderson and Archer’s Community of Inquiry Model (2000), which focuses on how to establish a social presence, a teaching presence and a cognitive presence in online teaching and learning. I have worked with this model a lot, on many online courses.

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I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

H uman beings, it seems, change our worldviews — what we value and believe to be true — pretty slowly. These radical changes in my worldview have been difficult to internalize and come to grips with.

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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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Participation Models: Observations On The Future Of Civic Engagement

Collaborative Thinking

Long-range "food for thought" as generational shifts change the nature of participation in the workplace as well. What engagement models transfer, etc. Interesting study worth reading. Does the Internet make for more engaged citizens? For many youth, the answer is yes, according to a new study by civic learning scholars. Posted February 23, 2011. IRVINE, Calif.

The River Diagram: Strategic community change management

The Bumble Bee

I am always on the lookout for good simple visualisation techniques to support change management. In other words you start with a Maturity Model for the particular Change Management area you are working on. Chris Collison has introduced me to The River Diagram - a great strategic tool for moving a community of groups forward via common initiatives and best practice sharing. The River Diagram idea is quite straightforward.

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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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Subscribe with RSS Subscribe to Alchemy of Change Subscribe with Email Enter your email address: Recent Posts Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement?

Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

It turns out that there’s plenty to learn from these creatures about adaptability, change leadership, and business ecosystems. When moving from one area of the ocean to another, they rapidly change color to match their surroundings.

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Change Management for Digital Transformation – my Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

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.

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In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

is a Management Model. e20s was a management rather than technology conference, with organizational impact and change the elephant in the room. is the new version, a new model. New Organizational Models Emerging. Industry change Leadership Trends Web 2.0

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.

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

Portals and KM

Third, the consumerization of IT will promote a freemium model. Fourth, a range of different revenue models will emerge. With the advent of the Freemium sales model and taking a percentage of the transaction, they predict that that the two worlds will become one. 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.

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Changing the world of work: it takes a network

Patti Anklam

Then, miraculously, Susan Scrupski (who wasn’t even in the big blue blob) reached out to me to invite me, as a social network analysis expert, to join Change Agents Worldwide. I joined too late to provide an essay for the inaugural publication: Changing the World of Work.

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Climate Change 201 in the making

Michelle Laurie

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

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.

Intervention model components in eLearning

Taming the spaces

Analysis of iCamp project’s three cross-institutional case studies enabled to model the necessary components of an intervention model at institution, facilitator and student levels: Intervention model: institutional level. Intervention model: facilitator level.

SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change

Portals and KM

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.

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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. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots.

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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.

Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaborative processes have the potential for creating revolutionary changes in our communities and in our world. At the same time, the capacity to produce significant community change also increases. Thus the end-point of this progression—collaboration—is the most powerful tool for community change. In a networking exchange, we hear news about opportunities for ourselves or for our clients: staffing changes, program development, clinic hours, and so on.

Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

per member per year – that’s a nice chunk of change. Technorati Tags: business models , Facebook , Monetization , Money , MySpace , revenue , revenue streams , virtual goods.

The power of modelling behaviours

Viv Mcwaters

I’ve always understood the importance of modelling behaviours, although I’m not entirely sure where or how I learnt this. I do remember when I changed jobs, oh, 20 something years ago, and finding myself working with two amazingly talented people, Terry and Sarah (hi, guys, if you’re out there!). It’s a wonderful privilege and a great responsibility, so I try to model what I am teaching.

Learning from the “Rules” of Etegami: It is fine to be clumsy

Full Circle Associates

3 Unlike many other forms of traditional Japanese art, there is no “model” etegami painted by a master for you to imitate. The flowers and vegetables created by the hand of God are your best “models.” Observe these models closely before you begin to paint them.

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Re-Thinking Follow Models Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

By adding co-worker’s to a “buddy list”, people can “follow” changes in a colleague’s status (e.g., auto-generated e-mail messages) to notify people that there was a state-change in whatever it was that someone had wanted to “follow” (e.g., Past incarnations however were perhaps so subtle and housed within a particular use case scenario or application context, that we never really thought about how the model could be leveraged in a very broad and compelling manner.

Yi-Tan tech and business model case study

Learning Alliances

Jerry Michalski put out a call for past author / presenters to show up and talk about what’s changed since they talked on his weekly phone call in observance of the 300th call. Whatever the business model of the Yi-Tan community is, it works.

Scaffolding for sharing knowledge

Chris Collison

The idea of a common language – a frame of reference to support better understanding and more focused conversations is what lies at the heart of the creation and use of self-assessment models. Benchmarking Change Management Communties of Practice Knowledge Asset Knowledge Sharing