Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

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?

Good on Employees for Not Mingling

Michael Sampson - Currents

Just before heading off on vacation Juan Carlos Perez published Many employees won’t mingle with enterprise social software on PC World (with hat tip to Stuart McIntyre for the quick find). The promise of a successful ESN deployment is appealing to businesses: implement a Facebook- and Twitter-like system for your workplace, with employee profiles, activity streams, document sharing, groups, discussion forums and microblogging, and watch employee collaboration bloom.

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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.

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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Designing for Mobile Collaboration

Portals and KM

Forrester notes that your most productive employees m now use four devices to get work done. They note that mobile apps need to be designed to run well on any mobile device because of the proliferation of devices. In this new environment design skills grow ever-more important (and scarce). Teams now must design for mobile first.

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Lessons learnt from the design of a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

They have 3500 employees and a large part of their work is care for people with dementia. Last year we had a number of working sessions, including a design workshop with all key stakeholders. One challenge is the fact that employees are not paid for extra hours they invest in learning.

2017 151

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. As Christopher Rice, the CEO of Blessing White, states, “This report is designed to move beyond the high-level numbers to provide you with a framework that will help your organization to start moving the needle on engagement.” Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration. Web Developer at Design At Work.

Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. My belief is that personal support networks provide a direct benefit to employees and an indirect benefit to the organization and management. . Abstract.

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Socialprise: The Organizational Design Revolution

Green Chameleon

We provide 100% paid health insurance for our employees. We ABSOLUTELY believe that employees should have an ownership stake in the company. But Jeffrey takes social responsibility to the next level, by investing in the social health and well-being of his employees. On this day of celebration of the United States revolution, I was celebrating the potential of another great revolution.

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Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 2

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. Specifically, a hybrid approach that combines elements of contextual design and contextual inquiry will be used. management, employees). managers, employees).

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QuickBase Offers Help to Coghead Customers, Partners and Employees

Portals and KM

shareable database that lets you select ready-made online workgroup applications or templates designed to solve common business problems, customize them to suit individual processes, and share within a team or an enterprise. Quickbase has posted a series of offers to Coghead customers, business partners and employees (see Bill Lucchini’s post - Offer to Coghead’s users, partners and employees from Intuit QuickBase for details.)

Avoiding Bias In Social Software Design

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting point in this article, however if the design of IBM's social software is over-reliant on use cases within its own workforce, the risk is that those traits unique to its own culture and operation are passed onto clients of Lotus Connections (user experience, etc). For IBM, however, with about 400,000 employees , it has the potential to be its own best laboratory, one that becomes even more potent when mixed with active participation in open-source communities.

Boston E20 Notes: Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Portals and KM

I attended session - Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects led by Mike Gotta , Senior Technical Solution Marketing Manager for Social Software, Cisco. Here is the session description: “Organizations can improve how employees connect to co-workers by understanding the influence design has on participation within social platforms. Mike provided a vendor neutral view of design considerations.

2012 156

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The article Harnessing the power of informal employee networks has been sent to the following recipients: Harnessing the power of informal employee networks Formalizing a company’s ad hoc peer groups can spur collaboration and unlock value. The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company.

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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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Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Deb Lavoy, Director of Product Marketing for Digital and Social Media at OpenText , about enterprise design in the 21 st century.   Deb mentioned that a key differentiator is employee motivation. A study from HR consultancy Towers Watson found that organizations with high employee engagement had a 19 percent increase in operating income versus a 32 percent drop for companies with low levels of engagement.

Your Knowledge of Enterprise 2.0, Knowledge Management, Work Design In Action …

Green Chameleon

I am pleased to report that I will be speaking at KMWorld 2008 in San Jose, California later this year. the working title is " The Emerging Enterprise 2.0

2008 130

Jive SBS Design Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It’s not just another website, and yet many approach the design of their community site the same way they approached their intranet or corporate Internet site. They’re all relevant, but one has to be primary if you want an elegantly designed site.

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2016 281

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

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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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

To quote him: ‘ Let kids learn what they want to learn in curricula design by professionals’. Collaboration Communities Conference Events elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2016 250

The Illusion of Control

Elsua

To put it in other words, think about it, after all, when was the last time you embarked on designing for loss of control ? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2016 223

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

business / technology / design Magazine Articles Video Audio Blogs Events Subscribe frog design | about | contact | privacy policy | terms of use Elektroniker Tim Leberecht Digital lifestyle at the intersection of attention, beauty, productivity, and the social web. Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? conference: “Design for the loss of control.” Dow has even extended the network to include former employees – a smart move.

Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation

Elsua

There is a lot we can all, collectively, do to design for effective conversations , but then again we can just let serendipity do its magic, open up, be prepared, expose our very own different vulnerabilities, acknowledge we don’t know it all, become comfortable with the uncomfortable (i.e.

2016 189

Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Site Map | Contact | Careers | Login Sections About Us Services Events News Articles Clients Search Site Advanced Search… Personal tools Articles Navigation Articles Best Practices Content Content Management e-Business Governance Intranet Articles Learning Return on Investment (ROI) Search and Search Engines SharePoint Strategic Design Usability Web 2.0 Sabre Town case study Document Actions Employee social networking ? More than 90% of employees are active today.

Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Pages Home About Gautam Indian HR Blogs Indian Social Media Strategists Linkbar Articles Media Mentions Thoughts Quora Facebook Twitter HR Community Welcome Follow @GautamGhosh Mar 30, 2010 The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities Tweet An employee community is a closed community within the firewall of the Organization 2.0 - where employees connect and build content along with each other to build relationships and knowledge.

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Too many conferences suffer from the assumption that the best way to use people’s time is to subject them to elaborately designed presentations. What this means is that we need to stop fussing so much about the design of our presentations. We need to design our conferences differently.

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How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscription Services » Reprints » ); Practice Made Perfect How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work Procter & Gamble drove adoption of social networking tools by integrating them with existing with work processes. tools into a single platform to unlock weak and potential ties—employees with common goals or interests who have little to no contact.

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3 Ways to Supercharge Your Onboarding Process

Partnering Resources

Your employees do the same. Instead, design a process that sends powerful messages about the company and employees’ roles in it. Employee Engagement Human Resources 3 Ways to Supercharge Your Onboarding Process. They were hired with good intentions, but they never really fit in. Their fault? Think again. If your company is like most, your onboarding process is a big part of the problem. Remember your first day on the job?

2014 174

The Downsides of Freelance Work

Elsua

How can you state you are designing the ultimate new way of working while promoting an emerging set of digital technologies when you end up working in exactly the very same way you have done it in the last 15 to 20 years, if not longer?

2016 158

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Elsua

It is only through understanding that evolution that one can design and justify a means of effectively changing it. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2013 209

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

Partnering Resources

It’s 1981 and I want nothing more than to own a pair of designer Jordache jeans. For example, a performance review might include an evaluation of an employee’s use of a new process or bonuses might be partially dependent on a team’s ability to implement a new system.

2012 222

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Elsua

Online Community Building: ‘ Why should we invest in designing, creating, cultivating and nurturing an online community building programme to help accelerate the adaptation rates around our Enterprise Social Networking platform?

2016 130

Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

Employee change management was an early concern and team members came together in the discovery phase of the project to identify stakeholder concerns. Employee Engagement. Change Leadership Employee Engagement TechnologyHerding the Smart Cats: IT Change Leadership.

2012 202

Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Links for this week (weekly) Links for this week (weekly) Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization Jun 14 2011 Share Tweet Summary : If communities have a real value for organizations, there are still few certainties about their positioning and management.

2011 61

Online Community Expert Interview: Tom Diederich, Cadence Design Systems

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Tom Diederich, social media/Web community manager at Cadence Design Systems in San Jose, Calif. Since then, Tom has worked to build online community at various companies including Intuit, Symantec and Cadence Design Systems.

5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Monday, December 3, 2007 5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company So perhaps your company isnt sold on this whole Myspace/Facebook thing. But the underlying concepts that Facebook and similar environments have created can teach us several lessons in employee engagement. In fact they can be applied outside of technology into your processes and meetings to drive employee engagement and collaboration. Yes, even our employees!

2007 28

Collaborative Thinking: Harnessing The Power Of Informal Employee Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

2007 28

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

He helps clients leverage digital technologies to develop meaningful and value driven customer and employee relationships.Most recently, Shiv founded and led the Enterprise Solutions practice at Avenue A | Razorfish.

2007 41

Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The problem is, humans weren’t designed for mechanization. We were designed to create. in the meantime, experimenting with it at the organizational level, with just a handful of employees, will provide us with case studies to see how it actually works.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? People organize people into categories that are useful for them; either by geographic location (“NY-friends&# ), by profession (“design-thinking&# , “community-managers&# , “social-crm&# ), by power (“most-influential-in-tech&# ), by intelligence (“thought-leaders&# , “best-mindcasters-i-know&# ), and any other number of categories that they see fit.

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Snippets - Here’s the mistake I made: I didn’t design the communities around people

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Archive / Snippets Research of insightful things people say RANDOM POSTS Oct 27 Here’s the mistake I made: I didn’t design the communities around people We sent out announcements to our employees explaining what the Competency Communities were and which of the communities the recipient had been assigned to. Here’s the mistake I made: I didn’t design the communities around people. They were not the designations the employees used to describe themselves.

2011 28

Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Designing for Civil Society David Wilcox on social media, engagement, collaboration ABOUT Mainly about engagement and collaboration using social media and events, with some asides on living in London. by employees of organistions like charities, consultancies,agencies.

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