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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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Getting the Message Across: Five Levels of Change Communications

Partnering Resources

People often tell me that change communications are the most challenging implementation task. For many changes, this step isn’t necessary.

2013 112

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.

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A Model of Identity and Community

How to Save the World

The model so far is explained on his blog and I’d recommend you read his excellent, short article before continuing reading this.

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives


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

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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.  

The Net Work of Change Agents

Patti Anklam

I included some insights that I have learned from working with nonprofits who develop logic models supporting their theories of change.

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

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Improving Work Practices in Times of Change. Below is the literature review submitted today for my Understanding Media Studies course. 2008).

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). The rider gets lost.

2015 11

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. Now to be fair, the web does change a few things about advertising.

The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

I have worked with this model a lot, on many online courses. For details about the programme see the website: Program for Online Teaching .

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. We can’t be other than who we are.

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. Employee Engagement.

2012 41

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Previous posts here featuring People Powered Change. You can see one of the resulting maps above, showing who knew who and who worked with whom.

2012 28

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. IRVINE, Calif.

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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. The River Diagram idea is quite straightforward. First you assess each group individually across each of the behaviours.

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.

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

Making CommunitySense

How do they help accomplish social change? There are many tough global problems, like climate change, for which there are no clearcut solutions.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

A number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter.

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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. Adapt. Achieve.

2012 24

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.

Changing the World One Idea at a Time


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.

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. McCarthy. Apple has over. billion/year market globally by 2015.

Changing the world of work: it takes a network

Patti Anklam

I joined too late to provide an essay for the inaugural publication: Changing the World of Work. See Networks and NonProfits ). net work

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. The animation was intended to replace the need for a long powerpoint explaining how the climate works and what the modeling was telling us. Do you have an idea to share?

Culture, Change and Faith

Online Community Strategy

File under: slightly off topic but personally meaningful. Disclosure: I’m not a massive U2 fan. We will find out in the very near future.

Intervention model components in eLearning

Taming the spaces

Intervention model: facilitator level. Intervention model: learner level. designs spaces intervention model icamp edublog

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.

2012 16

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. support.

Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change

Social Reporter

You need a theory of change, and models for how stuff happens. More links below on the background, and what follows. Go person-centric.

2013 11

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. Networking 2.

Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

per member per year – that’s a nice chunk of change. Because money = value systems. 75 million from 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!).

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.

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., Two models have become popular: symmetric following and asymmetric following. TweetDeck).

Scaffolding for sharing knowledge

Chris Collison

Benchmarking Change Management Communties of Practice Knowledge Asset Knowledge Sharing WHAT THE BRITISH SAY . WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN .

Yi-Tan tech and business model case study

Learning Alliances

A few months ago I was in a brainstorming session with Jerry and some other guys to talk about what might be added or changed. An IRC channel.

Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Blame.

Obstacles in implementing SECI model in organizations

Taming the spaces

Not belonging: Not perceiving their role in the organization and changing the organizational knowledge. • These are some (but not all) obstacles in extended organizations to use SECI model. • CONNECTIONS & CULTURE. Professional individualism: No habit of collaborating for shared goals. SELF-DIRECTION.