Do your Masters Thesis using Net-Map and travel to India

Net-Map Toolbox

One of the participants of our Net-Map Summer School in Vicenza, Martina Padmanabhan, offers the following position for a Master’s Thesis at the University of Hannover, Germany: The Rice Seed-system in Wayanad, India – An empirical social-ecological study. Describe the organisation of seed and information management in three tribal communities in Wayanad, Kerala, India. Offer: 3 months empirical field research in India (October-December 2011).

The Role of the Service Sector in the Indian Economy

Jenny Connected

On a recent trip – 2-9 th January 2012 – to Chennai (formerly Madras) in India, I attended part of a small conference, which focussed on the role of the services sector on the growth of the Indian economy. This conference was organised by Lancaster University’s India Centre. The current situation in India is that the growth rate of services has overtaken both agriculture and industry and is now more than 50% of GDP. India therefore has a services-oriented economy.

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Practical example: Experiences with communities of practice in India

Joitske Hulsebosch

SCD and Intercooperation have commissioned a study called Experiences with communities of practice in India , an important resource published in december 2005. It is a good study looking at exisiting CoPs in the development sector in India. It was built up as an e-group, participants being from 10 different Indian cities.

How Important Is It To Manage Temporal Diversity in Virtual Teams?

Leading Virtually

What I saw in action were two individuals, one who emphasized speed and the other who emphasized quality, somehow balancing their differences in a way that helped them perform effectively as a team. Individuals from different cultures tend to have different visions of time.

SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So a group of developers in India will get different search results than a group of partiers in Sydney. Notice my friends little smiley faces – SMO means you get a different search result cos you have different friends.

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The Case for SmOOCs

Jenny Connected

Canada, USA, South America, Africa, Europe, India, the Far East and Australia were all represented and at the time of writing 60 people have accessed the Moodle site within the last 3 weeks. It was interesting to observe this in FSLT12, which was open enough to ensure diversity, but small enough to ensure that ‘cliques’ didn’t form and that there was a very good mix between novice and experienced participants, different ages, disciplines and cultures.

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Community for the 21st Century Harvest

Nancy White

On April 1st, amidst all that was going on in my family, I had the chance to step into a different “space&# and participate in WeDialog’s first online world cafe on “community.&#

Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

New companies enter, exit, and take on different roles constantly. Companies in India, China, and other rapidly developing countries sell low-cost coding services, leaving the more complex business analysis and technological architecture functions to on-site staff.

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Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

India License. Knowledge Management networking training talent work skills Social Business employment branding Enterprise social software Human resources india marketing Employment business books news future Social Networking Business Enterprise 2.0

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SXSW Notes: Offers a New Way to Serve and Showcase Artists

Portals and KM

Each one featured two different bands and I will be covering these cruises in my following two posts.  I was fortunately to participate in two lake cruises with during SXSW 2012.   In this post I want to cover

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World


All in all, 7 different social business events in an 8 day long timeframe. And while I was expecting a good, reliable connection, the results were different, much different! .

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Interview about the birth and growth of the HR community

Joitske Hulsebosch

Approach "There are different types of communities: communities of purpose, communities of practice and communities of interest, the HR community you could say is all three. I received many applications from different countries such as India, which I rejected.

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Here are the results in tabular and map form: Many responses per country: United States: 29; United Kingdom: 17; Netherlands: 10; Switzerland: 7; Canada: 6; Ethiopia: 6; India: 5. I don’t see a systematic difference between the South and the North columns, do you?

Blog>> Videos on KM in Law Firms

Green Chameleon

Our friends at eClerx Services in India have been busy building their short KM videos library, this time focusing on KM in law firms, in a series of short Q&A clips with Ginevra Saylor, head of KM at Denton’s. · Differences and Similarities in Approach to KM. ·

Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

So whats the difference between collaboration and social collaboration? The one aspect IMHO social collaboration is different, is that it is emergent. India License. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development.

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You Can Observe a Lot By Watching – Yogi Berra

Full Circle Associates

I received this drawing of a septic tank from one of our colleagues in India. Because there are others there “listening” to us, we speak and pay attention differently than a quick scan of an email. This is the second post in a series about how we learn from our work.

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Three different kinds of metrics can be captured and reported for communities: 1. A ctivity: at least one post to the community discussion board per week, posts by more than two different people, no questions left unanswered after 24 hours. Skip to main content. LinkedIn Home.

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The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

BU: “Open innovation naturally attracts a certain type of creative who are more likely to engage in collaboration in a different way. From the $300 House challenge, crowdstorming low-cost irrigation solutions for farmers in India , and the universal logo for human rights.

What are your expectations? Were they met?

Viv Mcwaters

The larger roads in northern India have lane markings. Everyone talks about the traffic in India yet it’s not possible to really know what it’s like without actually being in it. They appear to be indicative, as is the direction of traffic.

Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Increasingly, they view their customer relationships as evolving over time, and they may hand off customers to different parts of the organization selling different brands as their needs change.

How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Posts by more than two different people. Skip to main content. LinkedIn Home. What is LinkedIn? Join Today. Sign In. Main content starts below.

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While you need many different types of participants to make a community successful, the one that is often overlooked--and yet paramount to the success of the community--is the community manager. InfoSys was at E2 Boston 2011 and TechWeb Chief Content Officer David Berlind caught up with the company to get a demo of iEngage; a modular social platform that offers different contexts for different constituencies (employees, customers, etc.). InformationWeek India.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

India License. Knowledge Management networking training talent work skills Social Business employment branding Enterprise social software Human resources india marketing Employment business books news future Social Networking Business Enterprise 2.0 Life, Leadership and Change Life=Risk Donald H Taylor QR Codes and learning, Webinars and Twitter Options in India The Twist in the Tale? Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development.

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Passion about sharing knowledge - A community may have lots of different objectives - but the primary behaviour that makes it successful is a small group of people incredibly passionate about sharing their knowledge with others. India License.

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#PLENK2010 – Open courses and the ‘Granny Cloud’ phenomenon

Jenny Connected

As in Alec’s course, the mentor plays a different role to the course convenor. This sounds similar to what happens in Alec’s course – the difference being that in the CPsquare course all mentors are already known to the course convenors and have been participants on the course for which they are a mentor.

Want Value From Social? Add Structure - Tom Davenport - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

They want to use social media to get input from many different customers and employees, because they know that an organizations judgment is improved if its ideation and decision processes incorporate insights from multiple perspectives. Bob Eccles of Harvard Business School and I recently published a teaching case about a new work environment created by Cognizant , the India-centric IT services firm.

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Blog Cases from 2005: Gautam Ghosh on Management

Portals and KM

At that time he was a human resource, training & organizational development professional located in Bangalore, India. His blog offers a different perspective from the economics/marketing focused blogs. Gautam benefited from reading other blogs by picking up some great insights from people who look at business issues from different perspectives. This begins a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts.

What is Collaboration?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

There’s also a sense of an outcome being worked towards – that something needs to be created in the future that’s different to what we have today. They represent the ways that the different people involved will coordinate their work and act together – who does what, on what time scale, with what dependencies, and for which internal or external customers. India. ??. ??. Free shipping on all orders.*. My Account. Where to Buy. For Technical Support 1-888-752-6876.

Making sure your research doesn’t sit on the shelf: my recent experience in South Asia

Michelle Laurie

Earlier this year I joined the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (K-Hub) made up of research institutes located in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka (one in each country), as their knowledge management specialist. NIUA from India presenting their stakeholder influencing map.

Making sure your research doesn’t sit on the shelf: my recent experience in South Asia

Michelle Laurie

Earlier this year I joined the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (K-Hub) made up of research institutes located in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka (one in each country), as their knowledge management specialist. NIUA from India presenting their stakeholder influencing map.

HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

She begins her day at 7am with a virtual meeting for an outsourcing project shes working on with a freelance team in India, conducted on her mobile phone on her way to the office. And he can choose his own working hours, ideal given that his role within an international team of staff based in different time zones is best suited to early morning and late night video conferences. Features. HR TV. Blogs. About. Contact. HR Most Influential. HR Excellence Awards. HR Vision.

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

it is a skill that sits right at the cross roads of many different essential functions. The more visible and transformative — and occasionally messier — world of social interaction and group behavior is a different dynamic and requires a new social support function.

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Friends and community

Viv Mcwaters

I was in India. I pointed out that that was a 5 million difference. This last week I was reminded just how valuable friends and community are, especially for those of us who (mostly) work alone. Chennai. A city of some million people.

Australia: Electrolux Global Social Media Summit

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There was dodgy sound – India and Hong Kong were worse than mine and hardly able to be heard. Kind of a major difference. Electrolux hosted a global social media summit from Stockholm, Sweden on Monday night.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Facebook takes a different approach—by default, users who are part of the same "network" can view each others profiles, unless a profile owner has decided to deny permission to those in their network. JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d. & Ellison, N.

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Y dnt u cal?


I suppose in some ways this is a relief, it's not just authorities in the UK who work overtime to oppress and bully young people arbitrarily: 'Use of mobile phones has been banned by a local council in northern India. The reason given is to ban unmarried women from carrying mobile phones and also to halt romances between youngsters from different castes.'

The Second Leg Of The Social Business Stool - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Those communities operating dynamics are very different from what most organizations are used to because. -- participation is voluntary and can be encouraged but not forced, particularly in the case of customer and marketing communities; -- leadership and power structures emerge rather than get assigned; and. -- influence is created by sharing information rather than hoarding it. InformationWeek India. Light Reading Light Reading India Light Reading Mobile.

Linking research to policy – my new project

Michelle Laurie

I will have the opportunity to work with research institutes in Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (to start) on sustainable development issues in the urban sector. Did you use specific tools or techniques to understand the different actors/stakeholders involved?

Links for the Month: September 30, 2012

How to Save the World

Asking the Right Questions: Some additional evidence that asking important questions is a learnable skill different from and at least as important as critical and creative thinking. A portrait of the old man as an artist (me, taken by Nancy White ).

Culture: Hofstede on culture embedded in management theories

Joitske Hulsebosch

What is very interesting is that in development work we often talked about Western cultures versus Southern cultures, but the research of Hofstede shows there are huge differences between countries like Germany and the UK for instance. Or they may work in a very different manner