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The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement

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If you have been reading this blog for a little while now, you would probably remember how concepts like Employee Engagement make me cringe a little bit. Don’t take me wrong, I do believe rather strongly in Employee Engagement. See what I meant with employee engagement?

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

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that would be the one on Employee Engagement. More than anything else, because all along I have always felt that employee engagement is a myth. Employee Engagement, as we know it, does not exist. That’s one of the many many reasons why Employee Engagement does not exist.

Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

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Meaningful employee participation is important during change. A boss says to an employee, “Here’s the new process. There’s little opportunity for the employee to experience the satisfaction of learning as you did when riding your bike.

Profiling Employee Expertise – the Behavioural Aspects

Michael Sampson - Currents

Having good technology on offer to support the profiling of employee expertise is a helpful capability in collaboration tools. Three such behavioural aspects of making employee profiles work are: Define the Profile Baseline.

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Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

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Of course, I’m talking about Employee Engagement or, in other words, how do you keep your employees motivated to excel at what they already do, driven by their distinctive passions, purpose and meaning?

Profiling Employee Expertise in Office 365 – Meetup on Tuesday

Michael Sampson - Currents

The topic is profiling employee expertise in Office 365: In all organisations the Ghostbusters question is asked everyday: Who you gonna call? Office 365 offers a number of capabilities to support the profiling of employee expertise; let’s consider what’s on offer, and evaluate the efficacy of those in our work. On Tuesday next week I’ll be hosting the third meeting of the Office 365 for Business Meetup in Christchurch.

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Profiling Employee Expertise in Office 365 – Meetup on Tuesday

Michael Sampson - Currents

The topic is profiling employee expertise in Office 365: In all organisations the Ghostbusters question is asked everyday: Who you gonna call? Office 365 offers a number of capabilities to support the profiling of employee expertise; let’s consider what’s on offer, and evaluate the efficacy of those in our work. On Tuesday next week I’ll be hosting the third meeting of the Office 365 for Business Meetup in Christchurch.

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Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

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” … “ Give Your Employees Unlimited Vacation Days ” may sound all to unrealistic and utopian at best, yet, to me, it’s the ultimate goal for any employer out there around Employee Engagement: Trust your employees to do the right thing!

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Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration. A few weeks ago, consulting and analyst firm Blessing White released its 2011 employee engagement report. Employees who are not engaged can still collaborate, and just because employees collaborate doesn’t mean they are engaged. Five Levels of Employee Engagement Blessing White defines five levels of engagement which it used as the foundation for the report, shown below. Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration.

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The Disconnect Between Management and Employees Runs Deep

Portals and KM

I recently read an article, Are You Using Social Media as a Management Crutch? ,  that focused on the different perceptions of Management and employees on how effective social media is. According to a survey conducted by Deloitte , 41% of the executives participating in the study believe social networking helps build and maintain workplace culture while only 21% of their employees agree. Happy Labor Day. Here is a relevant message.

Notes on “Measuring Employee Engagement and User Adoption” (Mark Allison, Webtrends APAC)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the third to final session time of the Australian conference (and the second to last for me, as I have a flight to catch), Mark Allison from Webtrends is talking about employee engagement and user adoption.

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Do Your Employees Endorse Your Products?

Portals and KM

This is the season for employee appreciation. But do your employees appreciate what you company creates?    But do employees tend to recommend the products that their company produces? This is a question that Matt Brown asks in the Forrester report, Do Your Employees Advocate For Your Company? So what can companies do to improve their employees’ advocacy? Josh Bernoff addresses this in his post, How many of your employees love your products?

Drawing Parallels & Making Connections Between Youth & Employee Learning

Collaborative Thinking

JSB makes a great point on the need to "learn how to join" - joining can be a frightening experience for many (think about this in the context of employees joining communities re: will people accept me, do I have the right background (identity), how do I gain "social footing" in this group, etc).

Treat Your Employees like Neighbors - Art Markman - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Treat Your Employees like Neighbors. The amount of compensation that an employee can get on the open market is generally higher than the actual wage they earn. Just look at what companies pay outside consultants relative to what they would pay an employee to take on a similar task. A family relationship with your employees isnt optimal either. Likewise, a company cannot succeed unless employees start to think of themselves as part of something bigger than themselves.

Games, by Themselves, Will Not Increase Employee Engagement

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 There is a lot of talk about the lack of employee engagement and some talk about gamification software abd practices as a means to increase involvement.  " Now the stats: 71% of employees aren't engaged. Here is the beginning of another technology week on this blog. There

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Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites

Collaborative Thinking

I recorded a short (11 minute) screencast this morning to help a customer better understand the role of employee profiles within social network sites. Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites. When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, online communities, or expertise location, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on the role of employee profiles.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

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Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 . On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

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Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Teamwork Needs Healthy Friction to Collaborate and Get Work Done More Effectively

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Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 . Who would have thought something so relatively simple and mundane as food would be the glue for your team(s) to work together more effectively?

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

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Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Moxie Employees Spaces Offers Comprehensive Social Workspace

Portals and KM

Moxie is now providing a comprehensive platform for the networked organization through its Spaces by Moxie™ suite, which includes Employee Spaces™ and Customer Spaces™.  For example, a social platform needs to connect to rich profiles of employees.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

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Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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The Untold Costs of Social Networking

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Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

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Collaboration Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 . Can you have too many conversations at work?

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The Illusion of Control

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Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

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Well, mainly, because of an article Sean Winter wrote at CMSWire yesterday under the rather suggestive title of ‘ Do Collaboration Apps Make Employees Less Productive? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Following the Voice of the Employee within SharePoint

Portals and KM

Most companies are not talking advantage of this rich data source to listen to the voice of the employee , as described by Forrester’s Leslie Owens. If awareness is the ability for the observer to conscious of events, then one would welcome as much information as possible to be on top of his/her game. 

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

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Design, Change Management, Social Network Analysis , Wirearchy , and, specially, Employee Engagement , which I realise won’t be a new subject per se, since I have blogged about it for a good while already, but I still feel there is a lot more to share across and talk about.

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When Context Transcends Change Management

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Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if research keeps telling us, over and over again, how ’ most change efforts fail ’ ?

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What’s Your Purpose?

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Then there are other vendors that just focus on helping the competition , competing accordingly, and they are doing just fine, because that’s their main focus, both the employee AND the customer. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

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Collaboration Communities Conference Events elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 . Imagine one day you read this quote: ‘ The way we teach in our schools isn’t the way I think you create successful (and happy) adults, it’s the way you create the society we’ve had until now.’

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An Ant’s Eye Point Of View – Employee Engagement and Getting it Right!

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Employee engagement is often something that is being managed by individual managers or in the vacuum of an HR program. Employee engagement is something that needs to be activated across the entire organization and embedded and embraced at every level. Fully engaged employees will be more productive. A highly engaged employee base can be your greatest pool of advocates when empowered and activated. Internal Employee Engagement. External Employee Engagement.

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Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

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In practical terms, something much more mundane that I suspect is going to become the main, key focus for most businesses over the next few months, if not already: Employee Engagement. Ever read about plenty of research done around the huge %s of disengaged employees at work?

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The Right Way to Get Employees to Collaborate - BrainYard

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week, my post The Right Way to Get Employees to Collaborate was posted on The BrainYard: " A lot of my work in recent years has been with companies that have approached SharePoint the wrong way. Read more: The Right Way to Get Employees to Collaborate.

Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

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Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s !

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Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux

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Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

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Organisations need to become comfortable with their employees making good, smart and responsible use of these social tools, so they can put together a green check on their corporate legal records, and move on…. Innovation Employee Engagement elsua

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Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

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Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

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And, in essence, it’s managing to do one thing very well: kill all of our passion, all of our critical thinking skills, because we just want to fit in, all of our motivation and purpose to want to do interesting and relevant things, and, eventually, become, at long last, an engaged employee. .

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

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By relying (heavily) on social software tools, if anything, we would never have that strong feeling of being isolated, or ignored, or neglected, as remote employees. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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