Two Great Systems Change Resource

Networking Action

While the US is mired in self-conscious political quagmire, Europeans continue to make impressive contributions to large systems change (LSC) knowledge.

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Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

It centred on the relationship between open educational resources (OERs), open academic practice and changing pedagogy. those above the water-line, visible, above board, properly licensed – the kind of resources produced by an institution to market itself.

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Trending Sources

Systems Change Funding

Networking Action

A great Systems Grantmaking Resource Guide helps answer that question. Wondering how grantmaking can be more systemic and transformative? Although aimed for grantmakers, it’s also valuable for donor agencies and those applying for funding. The guide is the product of … Net Dev

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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. Never forbid local innovation and creativity during change.

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Can you change organizational culture?

Net-Map Toolbox

So if you want to change organizational culture, the first task is to clarify with the person who came up with this, what exactly they are talking about, what are concrete examples of “when this happens we tend to do that” that they are not happy with.

Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

Partnering Resources

This is the fifth in a series of posts about change leadership. Previous posts covered active, committed leadership , building a compelling business case , embedding change , and meaningful employee participation. “I’ll Make sure your next change initiative isn’t undermined by tapping proactively into your company’s hidden human networks. Covert influencers can make or break a change process. Chances are that they have reasons for opposing change that you should know.

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Change Leadership Challenge 1: Active, Committed Leadership

Partnering Resources

This is the first in a series of posts about change leadership. Today’s executives have a great responsibility to enact change. Yet these activities – all of which have significant change-management components to them – can be dogged with challenges. Prioritize the Change.

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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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Change Leadership Checklist

Partnering Resources

Change Leadership Checklist. It’s a holiday week in the US so, for this blog post, here’s a gift: a downloadable checklist to help you think through your next change effort. Change leaders need to answer key questions in each phase before moving on to the next.

Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case

Partnering Resources

This is the second in a series of posts about change leadership. What motivates you to change? Too often, leaders introduce the rationale for their change efforts in murky terms like, “It will help improve our bottom line” and then expect employees to jump to action.

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Three Jobs of the Change Leader

Partnering Resources

That’s all you really need to do to be a successful change leader. After all, managing people, especially during change, is complex and dynamic. Our new, free graphic, The Role of the Change Leader , helps leaders understand how to achieve each task. Partnering Resources.

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Three Ways Human Networks Can Help Drive Change

Partnering Resources

According to a 2006 McKinsey survey, only 38 percent of change initiatives were completely or mostly successful at improving performance. The world throws leaders curve balls: market changes, skill gaps, technology shortcomings, and so on. This resource is the informal human network.

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Go Slow to Go Fast: Make Your Next Change Initiative Fly

Partnering Resources

It represents a major change in how people operate, and it’s tied to a new corporate strategy. That’s represented by the first peak in the red line: activity increases dramatically at the beginning of the change process.). Change Leadership Leadership

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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.  See also Howard Gardner’s more recent book on Changing Minds. Here are some pointers from Changing Minds. This list can serve as a useful checklist of what to include, and be conscious of, in an attempt to change another’s mind (as opposed to simply doing a power play).

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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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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. cultivation of social resources), and boyd (e.g.,

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Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

deployed), the project is “over” – resources are reallocated, budgets are closed out, systems go into some type of maintenance mode or await the next release cycle of new development. To make up for the shortsightedness, we respond (after the solution has been deployed and after the project has officially ended) with governance programs, user experience enhancements, change management processes, and community outreach efforts.

“If Everyone Jumps, Do You Jump Too?”: Using Social Ties for Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

It especially has power in the work world where savvy leaders can use social momentum and support to help implement organization change. There are three basic ways to influence change, according to the excellent “ How to Have Influence ” MIT Sloan Management Review article.

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(Intranets2011) "Change Management is Paramount" - Matthew Clarke #intranets2011 #change

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the fourth session of the day, and the final presentation before lunch at Intranets2011 , Matthew Clarke talked about the importance of change management. Matthew asked whether attendees have change management resource on Intranet teams - few said yes. -.

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. They served as the eyes and ears of the change process and spoke frankly about implementation challenges.

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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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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. The convenor also provides the ‘syllabus’ / timetable, provides some, but not all, resources (such as links to readings) to stimulate discussion, and explains how the course works (see for example ChangeMOOC ).

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Mutations are the way to make change

Chris Corrigan

We lack the money and influence to write policy, create tax codes, move resources around or start and stop wars. 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.

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The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

We can provide students with videoed lectures, online readings and resources, discussion forums, automated assessments with automated feedback, and ‘Hey Presto’ the students can teach each other and the qualified teacher is redundant.

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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. Drew also asked what resources organisations held, and you can see those in this online map , by mousing over the nodes.

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Restructure This: Why Shuffling Your Org Chart Won’t Bring Real Change

Partnering Resources

So stop treating them like they are when you introduce change. This post, Restructure This: Why Shuffling Your Org Chart Won’t Bring Real Change , just went live on Inc.com. The post Restructure This: Why Shuffling Your Org Chart Won’t Bring Real Change appeared first on Partnering Resources. Restructure This! Organizations aren’t machines. Here’s a more human approach with sticking power.

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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. Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 24(3). [2] 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. to change the way they actually. actually changed people’s experiences.1 Behavior. strategy.

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

Social Reporter

The forthcoming Community Toolki t, from Zurich, looks interesting … but however valuable, there’s a limit to what static resources can offer.

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BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society

Social Reporter

With the launch this week of People Powered Change , the Big Lottery sets out its plans for a distinctive niche in the Big Society agenda , supporting local bottom-up community projects. The People Powered Change site offers a question and answer page that provides some insights into the policy behind the initiative: What is People Powered Change? BIG Lottery Fund is refreshing its England wide portfolio of programmes around the concept of People Powered Change.

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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.

2013 21

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.

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.

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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!”

40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Community

emergent by design Home About 40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy 2009 November 13 tags: community , community management , Media , Social Media , strategy by Venessa Miemis A practical guide for Community Management strategies, best practices, and resources. An excellent resource that should readily share.

SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012

21st Century Organization

It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race. An excellent panel discussion – SEC Climate Change Disclosure Requirements and what you need to know took place in late November at Baruch’s Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. The panelists painted a landscape of conflicting behaviors from all stakeholders interpreting climate change impacts.

Becoming a Strategic HR Professional

Partnering Resources

” Strategic HR is not about changing the conversation from “OK” to “no.” The post Becoming a Strategic HR Professional appeared first on Partnering Resources. Human Resources Leadership Strategy ~~ One in an intermittent series about strategic HR.

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