Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership

Elsua

Well, here is one potential answer to them all: Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computing

Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People

Elsua

And it all has got to do with a key concept that we have been discussing over here for a while: corporations are people and people are corporations, after all, so we may start behaving as such. Indeed, in the rather insightful blog post “ The Race to the Bottom ” Seth comes to confirm how easy it is for businesses and corporations today to be enticed by the good old forces of money, power and greed, at whatever the costs, even human ones!,

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Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Elsua

Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? The (corporate) world is not going to do it. eMail still has got its place in the corporate world. Life Without eMail – The Community, The Movement. Hello and welcome to the Life Without eMail community.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Management Innovation eXchange. Innovative 4.44. The result is a new balance between hierarchy and community that is called social architecture. Redefine the work of leadership Reinvent the means of control Enable communities of passion.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

Never mind the community facilitators. Communities are different beasts. If not, judge for yourselves, to quote Rachel, on the list of pressures that community leaders are facing at the moment: . Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Elsua

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning. Who else out there nowadays doesn’t consider themselves a community manager, right? Any community.

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Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. This first post is about starting mapping processes to support community building in two “centres of expertise” coordinated by the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Uncategorized community mapping Rotterdam

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Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1. The innovation process is a natural fit for 4. Until next time, Keep Innovating.

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For Corporate Buyers. |. Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work. What’s the best way to quickly improve innovation in your organization? He asked because their CEO had just announced a new innovation initiative. To innovate, you need to be good at all of these things.

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How Do Corporations Embrace the Collaborative Economy? #collabeconadsk

Online Community Strategy

We want to pull ~100 really smart and passionate people together from the bay area to have a high signal / low noise discussion about the collaborative economy, and specifically, how corporations can embrace this next wave of social business. Online Community

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Elsua

Yes, of course, I am talking about (online) communities and community building. Well, how about some Community Management Fundamentals ? Yes, indeed, online communities are hot! Community managers anyone? Community Management Fundamentals.

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Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Elsua

So I thought I would put together this quick entry to point you all to the main site where you would be able to find them all, including the recording of the breakout session I did on Organisations or Communities. Here is the embedded code of the video recording: Organizations or Communities?

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Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Goal of the workshop is to build more common ground between the two very related fields of Communities & Technologies (C&T) and Community Informatics. Put the local back in communities.

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Becoming a Jedi Master – The Secret Art of Cultivating Online Communities #sbf12 #cmgr

Elsua

topics (like online community management, social CRM, customer service, etc. around the subject of managing, leading, facilitating or stewarding online communities. The secret art of cultivating online communities Luis Suarez.

2012 66

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Elsua

Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Freelancing General Interest IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Open Leadership

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Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A “top list&# of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Not blogs - they must have community features of many-to-many discussions, leaders, UGC etc. Here’s my Australian list: Aussie Innovation - drupal site with forums and so on. Australian Businesswomen’s Network - run mentoring programs (private community). Australia’s community for solo & micro business. QuickBooks Community - from Intuit.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.

2016 72

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Elsua

It’s all about understanding that different groups (and individuals) have got different needs to cater for; that is, diverse sets of habits, mindset, behaviours, corporate culture, contexts, constraints, conditions, understanding of the business world surrounding them, etc.

2016 70

The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

If we have been talking for a little bit now about The Future of the Workplace , about what meaningful, networked, freelanced, intrapreneurial (corporate) work is all about, T.A. “ Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

However, if I come to think about what drives me to share my knowledge out in the open over the last 15 years that I have been working in the corporate world, the motivators are sligthly different. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

2012 142

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Elsua

may well be to the corporate world was on a Twitter exchange with Eric Norlin , organiser of the always inspiring, thought-provoking and wonderful Defrag conference event, in Denver, Colorado, where he was mentioning how more and more he was convinced that Social Business, Enterprise 2.0

2012 140

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

Elsua

Vast majority of practitioners don’t really care what features a social networking tool may well have or not, if the community is there. And not just externally, but also internally, behind the firewall, with all of those Enterprise Social Networking tools and across the corporate world.

2013 116

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

It’s how most of us have been brought up in the corporate world for decades and why, despite all of that time, we still have to come to terms with a truly collaborative and an open knowledge sharing culture where Knowledge SHARED *is* power. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

It’s just a matter of figuring out the How, so that you can incorporate it into your overall business processes and corporate culture. That’s not what I would call ruling the corporate world. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2013 119

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

In its most basic form, a community strategy is a balance of an organization’s goals and its member’s (a.k.a Any community development (or refinement) initiative * requires * the input and direction of the members. What types of members does the community want to include?

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The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement

Elsua

Specially, when it’s abused left and right by HR departments and corporations alike, in general, as that magic bullet that will help address and fix the number #1 business problem of today’s corporate world: employee disengagement. IBM Innovation Learning Life Open Busines

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders

Elsua

“[…] a management philosophy which implies a comprehensive view of the quality of people, work and community spirit. A servant leader is someone who is servant first, who has responsibility to be in the world, and so he contributes to the well-being of people and community.

2012 135

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

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…. Don’t over engineer nor add too much corporate speak into them.

2015 71

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. Have we, finally, been assimilated by the corporate world, before our job is done and completed?

2012 123

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

Quite the opposite, in most cases, the center of gravity has been, finally, lowered down tremendously, to the point where it’s through those informal social networks and communities they themselves co-facilite the ones who will be defining what work needs to get done and with whom.

2011 142

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Open Leadership #elsuasworkbook

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

Just like 5 years ago I started challenging the status quo of corporate email with the “ A World Without eMail ” movement, I think this week it’s a good time to start its follow-up: Life Without Meetings. . Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

The reality is that Employee Engagement still remains a critical success factor for most employers and large corporations, and small businesses, too!, without losing track of the business revenues, which is what most corporations care about nowadays anyway (Always have, I am afraid!).

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

And if there is a topic dear to my heart around learning and education in general, specifically, in a corporate environment, that would have to be Informal / Social Learning. That’s probably as good as it gets… Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

And that basically means that I have consistently gone down on the amount of incoming corporate emails year in year out. And that, basically, means that in Year 4 of reporting progress the average of corporate email I’m receiving on a weekly basis is now down to 16 emails per week.

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How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Elsua

owork ) that have always been highlighted as perhaps some of the major key benefits from using social networking tools for business in a corporate environment. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

2012 104

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Here are a couple of my favourite quotes from the interview: “ At IBM we are trying to create a new way of working that connects our people with our customers, prospective employees, communities in which we want to do business and other constituencies in a more direct manner and meaningful way.

The Sharing Economy

Elsua

Imagine an example: what do you think would happen if all of a sudden, everyone in the corporate world, going from the bottom line to all the way to the top (i.e. Still consider that sharing doesn’t add any value to you, as an individual, or to a group, a network or a community?

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How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy

Elsua

And here is a good example of a social computing policy and guidelines that combines fun, creativity, innovation and the right messages to be shared across in a format that’s very easy to digest. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing

Elsua

This country was not built by the huge corporations or government bureaucracies. “ Business can’t succeed in a world that’s failing “ Indeed, I do strongly believe that the corporate world has been, long enough, perhaps for far too long!,

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