Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

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A doorstop versus relationship rules

Viv Mcwaters

“When you are fully involved in a process governed by very simple relationship rules, a natural inclination takes over, and a self-organised pattern emerges that is far more orderly than anything legislation could produce.

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process. The recently published study on behalf of the Institute for Cultural Policy. The visualization displayed both the flow of communication as well as the conflicts and future relationships between the actors involved.

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch

Elsua

It’s a philosophical and social corporate movement , a lifestyle , a new way of connecting and interacting with people, both inside and outside of the firewall; one where the main focus is not on the technology itself, but on the people behind it. Yes, I’m talking about culture.

Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise

Elsua

Those folks who have been following this blog for a long while now would probably realise how, for quite some time, I have firmly believed that the main challenge with regards to the successful adoption of social computing within the enterprise is no other than a cultural one.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes

Elsua

Especially, after I have covered some of this, just recently, in a couple of recent posts (" Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 — Sharing Your Story " and " Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch ").

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When trust is low and relationships are plagued by suspicion, networks collapse into brittle organizational structures that rarely offset their operational costs in real world outcomes. I suggest the following: “Networks are voluntary connections between autonomous peers.&#.

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications.

Objects from home connect local lives

Social Reporter

By inviting people to share things from their homes, Sarah and Eva made their contributions social objects that stimulated conversations and helped create some new relationships in the neighbourhood.

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Japanese Business Culture & Social Computing

Green Chameleon

What interested me most, however, was the cultural alignment of Japanese enterprises with social computing solutions. Previously I’d assumed that Japanese business culture would be intrinsically hostile to technologies that make informal groupings and networks visible, or which lead to information being shared in new ways, since there is sensitive etiquette surrounding these processes.

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

The idea of "connectivity infrastructure" I thought was very relevant and influenced some of the points I made in an earlier post " Enterprise 2.0: However, the organizational value is the more compelling aspect re: how these sites mediate the type of interactions and relationships necessary to master new roles and identities. Social network sites represent a connective infrastructure within personal networks.

Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Orlando at the Walt Disney World Dolphin, IBM is kicking off the Opening General Session for IBM Connect. IBM Connections 4.5 - nested folders, social tagging, document workflow. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -. Files downloaded to mobile device are encrypted; can be remotely wiped. - "social didn't transform our culture. It revealed our culture." They want to build a relationship.

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Culture: cow, grass and chicken

Joitske Hulsebosch

The explanation is that westerners are more obsessed with categorisation while Asians are more in tune to relationships. I put the cow with the grass, but that could be logical Dutch way of connecting I hope.

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What American Idol Teaches Us About Customer Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Getting this mix right starts with building an organizational culture where authenticity and soulfulness are actually valued. So yes, build a culture that values authenticity from day-one, but then concentrate like crazy on execution – know how to fulfill your customer promise.

"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

21st Century Organization

Summit 2010 I'll be in Frankfurt, October 26, leading a workshop on " Social Networking Culture- Made Simple ". . My "Social Networking Culture" Workshop builds from a couple of assumptions that: 1) The Enterprise 2.0

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How This Culture Makes Addicts of Us All (and Why That’s OK)

How to Save the World

But our propensity as a society is to try any ‘simple’ intervention, no matter its cost or effectiveness, rather than doing nothing and thereby acknowledging that the ‘problem’ is inherent in our culture and not solvable. Our Culture / Ourselves

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I often hear from business leaders that while they see some value in using Facebook for business-to-customer interaction, they see little value in using it internally.

Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Another story about blending cultures: "Me Do Wu," My Val: The Creation of Valentine's Day in Accra, Ghana by Jo Ellen Fair who explains that: "Far from a story of cultural imperialism, the rise of Valentine's Day in present-day Accra shows that local adoption of global consumerist preferences is best understood as a local process imbued with local meanings and values, deliberately and rationally pursued." Its packaging did not exactly fit the Ghanaian cultural environment.

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Green Chameleon » Connect, Contribute, Develop

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Connect, Contribute, Develop Tony Burgess of Company Command fame made a very striking contribution on the Comprac listserve the other day, which I’m quoting here with his permission.

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Why Projects Fail: Realities from the PMINJ Symposium

21st Century Organization

Cultural differences. Social business" is the rage but in reality, since the earliest market places, business has run on relationships. Monday, May 3, I was a privileged speaker at the Project Manager Institute New Jersey's (PMINJ) Annual Symposium.

The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media (IBM’s Case Study) by Adam Christensen

Elsua

here’s the main point: That culture is, in my view, the most overlooked, underestimated factor determining whether social media succeeds or fails in a company. And when corporate culture and social media are pitted against each other, social media will always fail.

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Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As we move between each of these different types of working together, how do our traditional notions of collaboration and collaborative culture vary? Understanding your collaboration culture What is your organisations collaboration culture? Attention to relationships.

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

With over 95% penetration of Facebook within the company, the company’s culture has changed. The social networking tool has led to relationships that would not have existed otherwise. Social networking tools can facilitate cultural change and friendships within your organization.

D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 30 2009 D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online?

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Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As we move between each of these different types of working together, how do our traditional notions of collaboration and collaborative culture vary? Understanding your collaboration culture What is your organisations collaboration culture? Attention to relationships.

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Pages Home About Gautam Indian HR Blogs Indian Social Media Strategists Linkbar Articles Media Mentions Thoughts Quora Facebook Twitter HR Community Welcome Follow @GautamGhosh May 19, 2011 Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating Tweet What causes people to connect with each other?

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Creating a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

March 17, 2008 Creating a Culture of Collaboration Collaboration is all the rage. However, for far too many years corporate culture has often emphasized the benefits of individual achievement and competition over collaborative efforts. So how do you create and nurture a culture of collaboration? Once again, KM4Dev has found an interesting resource on collaboration: Seth Kahans article entitled " 5 Guidelines for Creating a Culture of Collaboration."

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

In one of the sessions before lunch on Tuesday, Wim de Gier (LeasePlan), Teca Fields (Pensco Trust), and Kramer Reeves (IBM) are talking about fostering a collaborative culture for social business success. The challenge - is the culture. Culture must be cultivated from within.

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Leadership from the place of connection

Chris Corrigan

In most indigenous cultures work with, there is no outside. Indigenous science is about discovering the connections between things, rather than isolating something and trying to understand it free from the externalities that tie it to everything else. There is never a time when we are not a participant in this world. Our mere presence in any place makes us a participant. So rule number one is “there is no outside.&#.

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Network, defined as “ a group or system of interconnected people or things” describes a set of connected entities but does not imply or assign activities, relationships or outcomes the way “community” seems to.

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Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

Every time we do these activities, we’re “ networking information &# – connecting it to people and connecting it to other bits of information in ways that distribute it across the web.

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Green Chameleon » Chris Collison on KM and Technology

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Chris Collison on KM and Technology The guys at eClerx Services have continued their short KM video series with an interview with Chris Collison on the relationship between KM and technology.

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

In this organization, people were married to their departments; they valued those relationships more than others. Without even thinking about it, they strengthened cross-functional relationships as they laughed and learned together. If it’s connecting, consider a network-based format.

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Reading Joyce’s Dubliners With Imaginary Friends | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

Putting prediction markets to work in enterprises demands a wide array of skills from technical understanding for making markets perform within the culture of an organization, to relationship building to engage participants and encourage contribution.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

How do I maintain meaningful relationships with over 300 people? For me, its the quality of relationships that enhances my professional and personal life, not the sheer numbers." How does someone like a member of the US House of Representatives manage their relationships?

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Notes on INV204 Pardon the Interruption

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's a complete cultural shift. - LR - it's a cultural question. Need to morph into "human relationships," don't like the term "human resources." Conference Notes IBM ConnectionsLuis Suarez (LS), Louis Richardson (LR), and Luis Benitez (LB) are presenting Pardon the Interruption - Social Business Hot Topics. Some notes: 1. There are 18 topics they are going to cover. Will give the topic, and then each person will have 60 seconds to give an answer.

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Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

It took time and effort to do it, but you could build a life, connect with others, find community in far flung corners of the globe, and make a contribution. . All the while, someone other than you is getting rich every time you connect to a friend.

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To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Network, defined as “ a group or system of interconnected people or things” describes a set of connected entities but does not imply or assign activities, relationships or outcomes the way “community” seems to.

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Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There again was this strong sense of “wanting to stay connected&# and I kept feeling like I needed to add a disturbance. Balancing the closeness and connection of community with the wider possibility of “infecting&# others with journalism that matters by forging outward.

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Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There again was this strong sense of “wanting to stay connected&# and I kept feeling like I needed to add a disturbance. Balancing the closeness and connection of community with the wider possibility of “infecting&# others with journalism that matters by forging outward.

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The Illusion of Community

How to Save the World

Partnerships, love/family relationships, gangs and cohabitants are often of this type. To anyone who’s studied indigenous cultures, it’s an old story. So what is this ‘existential connection’ that is lacking in modern ‘communities’?

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