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Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

How culture is often used as an excuse to not do something, because people are people, no matter where they live and what they do. Tweet This!

Complexity and movements change culture

Chris Corrigan

The key thing to notice here is that culture is changed by evolving movements, not linear programs. Movements are messy, complex and organic.

2016 29

Can you change organizational culture?

Net-Map Toolbox

What organizational culture might these ladies be brewing? The first challenge is finding out what culture you have.

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

While it seems to be straightforward (ask a question, get an answer), the cultural and social networking dynamics are nuanced. If so, we can then define a notification process and ping those individuals and groups through different alerting options? Alone, it’s unlikely to transform the organization or cause dramatic cultural change.

2012 61

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. and was presented at the occasions of different cultural workshops.

The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

One of the most powerful tools for moving an organization’s culture toward collaboration and knowledge sharing is a process called Action Learning.

2012 31

Net-Map discovers structural holes in Thuringia’s cultural networks (Germany)

Net-Map Toolbox

How do the different players of the art and culture scene connect? Here is his case study

2015 19

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

How to Save the World

So now there is evidence that addiction has become endemic — that our culture has made addicts of us all. Our Culture / Ourselves

2012 23

Being, Differently

How to Save the World

‘I’ have no choice but to explore and lay out cues that prompt me to do things differently. Our Culture / Ourselves


The Cultural Impact of The Future of You


With regards to Entrepreneurship , we have seen that for enterprise knowledge workers it’s slightly different. Here is an example. Do we?

2013 21

Escaping Groupthink - Bring In An Outsider #collaboration #culture #groupthink

Michael Sampson - Currents

Paul asks about escaping groupthink , and advocates the role of the outsider in bringing a different perspective: " How can you break out of the group-think that affects most large organizations? Collaboration Collaboration CultureHow can you escape from the corporate frameworks that shape discussions and ideas? My Comments. Agreed.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


right from the start: the opportunity to successfully connect people to people AND make a difference as a result of such serendipitous encounters.

Culture: Dealing with differences

Joitske Hulsebosch

One of the questions of the book is: Does globalization lead to homogenisation of cultures? Yet there is a difference.

Social Networking "Creates" a Collaboration Culture - Kim Nash

Michael Sampson - Currents

Kim argues that social networking creates a culture of collaboration : " Remember knowledge management? I'm skeptical of any claim that says a technology or tool "creates" a particular culture, especially within a well-established organization with a lot of history. That's a cultural turnoff in the extreme. My Comments. At work.

KM 14

Are you we? Or are you I?

Net-Map Toolbox

Working in an international organization, I see that we have a strange mixed relationship to our awareness of cultural differences.

2013 29

SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

Summary: a symposium on innovation, technology and later life provides confirmation that many of the challenges to making use of tech for ageing better are organisational and cultural as well as technical. A culture of competitive tendering reduces people’s inclination to cooperate and use what’s already available). More on that later.

Change your meetings, change your culture

Viv Mcwaters

We believe that it’s in our meetings that we create our culture. Is it possible to set a different standard, and create meetings in which we are challenged, surprised and engaged? Change your meetings, change your culture is a post from: Culture Facilitation GeneralMeetings start late, and.

Acknowledging the Work of Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

It could have so easily been portrayed differently, and no one outside of the project would ever have known. Culture & CompetencyWriting for HBR Online, last year Amy Gallo wrote an article entitled How to Respond When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work : There’s nothing more infuriating than someone taking credit for your work.

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Igloo Adds Real-Time Language Translation #collaboration #culture #socbiz

Michael Sampson - Currents

As they collaborate with peers in different countries, a tabbed view enables instant and verified translations of all content. This concept is the gold standard in enabling multi-cultural interaction, although it's very tough to make it work flawlessly. Upon login, users can set their default language preference. Wow, good stuff.

The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

They reproduced more effectively and these small differences made for a big differences over time. The human capacity to create rituals, norms, and institutions that channel our biological urges is one key capability that makes human civilizations different from other species. Cultural Evolution. Week 2 notes. If so, how?

2013 66

Working with cultural differences

Chris Corrigan

One of the things that folks in the rest of indigenous North America don’t realize about the cultures of the west coast is how radically different they are from the cultures of the plains, desert and forests of the rest of North America. IN Ojibway culture, the individual is important.

Culture: different meanings attached to the same word

Joitske Hulsebosch

Yesterday I experienced a nice example of different meaning attached to words. Uhm with milk?" I said, unsure of what he was looking for.

Social Factors in Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The presentation has three main sections: Approaches to improving adoption (slides 4-18) … a brief review of adoption fundamentals, such as adoption happens in an organizational / IT context, it’s a process not an event, and there are cultural and behavioural aspects to adoption. This is culture in action.

2015 39

Culture: Hofstede

Joitske Hulsebosch

I had never read a book by Geert Hofstede , but had come across his 'onion' on layers of culture a lot of times.

Similar people - different people

Net-Map Toolbox

Heterogeneity and boundary spanning between different kinds of networks lead to innovation. On the other hand… sometimes you meet people where you feel like even the basic structure of their brain must be completely different from yours. Social network analysts find this again and again: 1.

Culture: sinterklaas

Joitske Hulsebosch

The sinterklaasjournaal has started!! I'm a big fan of sinterklaas so don't be surprised to find only sinterklaas pictures on my blog till December 5.

Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

Our Culture / Ourselves Preparing for Civilization''s End But there is substantial and growing evidence that it is. ”).

2015 37

Context and culture in communities of practice

Jenny Connected

A predominant feature of BEtreat was the impact of context and culture on the learning process. Participants came from very different backgrounds. The disparity in the amounts of funding received by these different communities was huge. of the article), what the central paradigm of a culture is.

Fully Distributed Team + Face-to-Face Communication

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are a lot of subjective qualities to this kind of communication — such as body language — that cause the brain to react slightly differently than other forms, such as written or even video conference. Culture & CompetencyIt’s a good case study, conveying some great ideas.

2016 30

Let’s Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaboration Culture and Workplace Environment Team Effectiveness Abraham Lincoln Collaborative leadership Marissa Mayer Teamwork Yahoo

Conversations, culture, people and props

Social Reporter

The project is, specifically, for the British Council , and is about the nature of culture and cultural relations. Who could disagree?

Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

Various sites have different metrics for this. This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles. On Plurk it’s Karma.

Green Chameleon » Conducting a Knowledge Audit

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Conducting a Knowledge Audit Here’s another in our series of video tutorials to different practical knowledge management techniques. PART TWO: DIFFERENT STRATEGIES FOR DIFFERENT KNOWLEDGE TYPES Download the mp4 video file by right clicking here.

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The Death of Imagination

How to Save the World

Spending time with young people is, alas, not highly valued in our culture. How the World Really Works Our Culture / Ourselves

2013 42

The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

They reproduced more effectively and these small differences made for a big differences over time. The human capacity to create rituals, norms, and institutions that channel our biological urges is one key capability that makes human civilizations different from other species. Cultural Evolution. Week 2 notes. If so, how?

2013 36

Is Leading in the Digital Age Different?

Leading Virtually

We bring different information and emotions to bear on a situation. Many say or assume that leadership does not change in the digital age.

Culture: unexpected reactions

Joitske Hulsebosch

One story someone told me was very interesting with regard to adapting to different cultural habits.

Culture is a destination not a starting point

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I was particularly struck by how prominently culture appears as a theme in the responses. There is a view out there that an organization needs to have a "culture of collaboration" culture in order to successfully employ wikis and other Enterprise 2.0 I've seen wikis thrive in un-collaborative cultures. tools. Voila!

What It Means to Let Go

How to Save the World

Our Culture / Ourselvesso that I will be able to cope with the feelings that ‘liberation’ from these illusions might engender.

2015 30

Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise


Different from one another. Because more than anything else the experience is going to be different for everyone. Unique. Or not.