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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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Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace

Elsua

What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning? “ From there onwards, and perhaps now thinking in more practical terms of how to get started with it all I also ventured into answering this other one question: “ What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning? ” Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leveraging Community thinking. 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.

Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

Partnering Resources

Previous posts covered active, committed leadership , building a compelling business case , embedding change , and meaningful employee participation. “I’ll As a result, not only do influencers become invested in change, but the change initiative itself benefits from these knowledgeable employees’ insights. Make sure your communication strategy leverages the network by disseminating information in ways that it can travel freely to all who need access to it.

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Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

UNICEF @unicef), a perso nal employee account (like Arjen Mulder @arjencito), or an account combining a name and organisation (eg. How to leverage employee accounts? You may offer some guidelines to employees.

Office 365 Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

From onboarding new employees, to distributing a CEO message company wide, to community contributions, video is now a first-class citizen to power and enrich your internal communications.

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. Nonetheless, the industry continues to deploy enterprise social networking tools in hopes that such environments will improve everything from employee productivity and collaboration to business innovation and transformation.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

The idea is to become comfortable with the purpose of a Review and leverage prior work done on the annotated bibliography completed earlier. blogs, wikis, tags and bookmarks) by employees promoted greater levels of participation than previous generations of productivity tools.

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Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

These services support employees gain faster a deeper and broader expertise complementing classic (expensive) training. This trend is about empowering employees; providing them an open platform to express opinions and share expertise. A McKinsey Quarterly article on knowledge workers’ productivity suggest to overcome contextual barriers by rotating employees across teams and divisions; this allows specialists in different areas to learn about one another’s work.

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Elsua

Overall Global Social Adoption & Enablement Lead: essentially, meaning that I’ll be leading the overall effort to transform the way employees work using social software as the core part of their work.

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Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

The idea of the enterprise as a mediator that enables its employees to participate in formalized social structures might be interesting to juxtapose against the emergent social structures that employees informally participate in without the enterprise having any direct mediating role (although there may be varying levels of influence). processes, projects) are other structures the enterprise leverages with participants performing in their defined roles.

The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall - Computerworld

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Computerworld Daily News (First Look and Wrap-Up) Computerworld Blogs Newsletter The Weekly Top 10 More E-Mail Newsletters The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall Corporate social networking is more than an electronic water cooler. Companies may start with the idea of helping employees get to know one another better, but with easier and faster connections among people, cross-division collaboration suddenly happens more naturally, leading to greater innovation. ‹

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!

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

If activity streams are leveraged, is posting a question into a stream cluttered with lots of other items vying for attention the right approach? If their contributions are valued, that reinforcement can help employees gain a sense of “belonging” which in turn can influence how workers identify with the organization, its goals, and its values. There’s no assurance that employees will share what they know, or that answers will always be perfect.

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Social Media Club of Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business

Portals and KM

The discussion now is how to leverage the network of people. He discussed what Lowe’s is doing for employee connections. Instead of asking their supervisor, employees are asking the enterprise through social media. The questions started: Lowe’s uses IBM Connections inside the firewall for their over 250,000 employees. This is part of his strategy to better connect with employees.  Andy mentioned that they are listening to the voice of the employee.

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

Portals and KM

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. This session examines key social networking building blocks and how design practices should accommodate multiple networking strategies as employees seek to mobilize their connections to satisfy different work and professional needs. How to integrate social into the work life of the employee?

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The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Here are some of them: Employee Engagement – Today’s generation is entering into the workforce after spending years on social networks. Having a social intranet where employees can share and engage with others goes a long way to build employee engagement.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

There are interesting areas of how the combination of participation and tools enable employees to establish an identity different than the one assigned to them by the enterprise, and take on social roles (wiki gardener, idea person, answer person, expert) that augment formal structures used to identify talent. Employees can also leverage the participatory culture of E2.0 efforts can help improve employee engagement, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.

Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

Bottom-Up : Project teams employ a bottom-up strategy to encourage employees, teams, and departments to take local ownership of the social network site within a governance framework. A top-down approach enables project teams to leverage management as champions. The hope is that an employee-led groundswell will attract management interest and desire to invest in the project. The idea is to create a sense of “membership privileges” that come to employees if they join the site.

New Case Studies: How to Use Networks Strategically

Partnering Resources

Case Study #2: Leveraging Hidden Influencers to Support Change. Many feared that this would be difficult since most employees had grown up with the organization and had little experience with change.

Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

The mission is clear: enable CEO Ben Vermayen's mandate that employees "Share", a practice Vermayen models by active participation. Surrounded by really smart, disciplined business thinkers, Enterprise 2.0 Summit Paris February 7-8 2012 was the place to be. .

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

a “Corporate Facebook”) which acted as a community and connectivity hub for employees. If there is a desire to leverage shared services and common infrastructure, what platform is best suited to deliver the broadest array of solutions? Can a domain-specific solution be integrated with the core platform and infrastructure that the organization prefers to leverage?

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Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

According to their survey of over 2,100 North American and European software decision-makers, 41 percent say that increasing the number of mobile apps for both employees and customers was a high or critical software priority. This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services. Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C.

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Diebold on Re-Imagining Effective Work: Executives Don’t Have to Work Out of Head Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

– one executive asked his employees to send him a text message when they want to talk, instead of sharing long emails. Various Microsoft tools could also be leveraged to assist with in-firm innovation).

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The Secret to Innovation and Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Leverage. Another reason they fail is because management will use the term, but the employees can’t (or are not given the tools to) understand how to use the buzzword to make a difference on the tactical level. Within most organizations an employee is responsible to their boss.

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

Portals and KM

  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. Third, there is compounding collaboration which is designed is to “ensure that whatever our endeavor, we are leveraging, to the greatest extent possible, the work that has been done already.”

Social Media & Innovation

Collaborative Thinking

Working Title: "Leveraging Social Media Within Innovation Strategies". However, contributions from non-traditional participants (customers, employees) presents its own set of challenges in terms of community management, decision-rights, and business alignment. Social tools have made innovation a more open and transparent effort where customers and employees become active contributors.

Review of "Open Leadership" - By Charlene Li via Gil Yehuda

Michael Sampson - Currents

Open and Social business are not leaderless — quite the contrary, they are lead in a manner that leverages new behaviors. To leverage them, they must adopt and model them too — but from the perspective of a leader. Charlene reminds us this is not a new call to action — it is an echo of Peter Drucker’s Decentralized Authority model (1946), Robert Greenleaf’s Servant Leader model (1970), and Tom Peters’ Employee-led Teams model (1982).

Stacking the Deck: Using Organizational Networks in Talent Management

Partnering Resources

Oops: the employee who just resigned was running an entire function and we didn’t realize it. Avoid talent management snafus. Image by katerha on flickr. Oops: the new executive left after three months on the job because she couldn’t build strong relationships.

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Breaking down silos, what does that mean? | @Greg2dot0's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If you take two teams that would be competing on a project and instead get them to work together and collaborate on a project, the hope is that you get a better output that incorporates the best ideas from all employees throughout the company. @Greg2dot0's Blog. …this I believe.

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Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The first wave sets up the foundations, leveraging the digital infrastructure and where appropriate the significant shifts in public policy that have eroded barriers to entry, participation and movement in most arenas. While the idea of customer centricity will pull the entire organization around social/collaboration tools, we also need to think about what it means for the individual employees and their growth within the organization. Skip to content. confused of calcutta.

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Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

illustrate infrastructure and act as blueprints organizations can leverage as they make decisions on IT architecture. Burton Group recognizes this baseline as a starting point for social network sites deployed for employees (???actors???

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Leveraging Community thinking. Contact Me: gautam@gautamblogs.com +91-98731-41236 Popular Posts Social Business and Employee Communications Got these questions from a journalist about how technology is changing employee communications - and my answers How important is it to.

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Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For many it evokes images of idle employees exchanging celebrity gossip on Facebook or Twitter. to foster deeper relationships with customers, partners, employees and suppliers, which often lead to improvements in collaboration, agility, innovation and productivity. CMSWire discussed the characteristics of great enterprise social communities and the strategies organizations can leverage to make their communities successful with Telligent’s SVP Client Services, Cecilia R.

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Internal vs. External Trainers: Some Further Thoughts

Michael Sampson - Currents

For internal trainers—at least the good ones—the outcome is greater understanding and competence for the employees at the organization. A commonly used strategy to support user adoption is classroom training.

Overcoming the Fear (Deane Barker, Blend Interactive) #intranets2012 #socbiz @gadgetopia

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key points: - If you go and tell an executive that you're going to let every employee post to the intranet, most executives will freak out. - 4) diffusion of official communication - how do employees evaluate the "officialness" of multiple communication channels. -. ease employees into the deep end. leverage your vendor's experience - they've seen it all, many times before.

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

More and more organizations are adopting social collaboration tools to connect employees and enable them to more easily work together in a creative fashion. 77% of decision makers and 68% of end users are leveraging social technologies at work. 24% of decision makers who have adopted social collaboration tools believe they waste time or distract employees from their core jobs.

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

More and more organizations are adopting social collaboration tools to connect employees and enable them to more easily work together in a creative fashion. 77% of decision makers and 68% of end users are leveraging social technologies at work. 24% of decision makers who have adopted social collaboration tools believe they waste time or distract employees from their core jobs.

More Years of Schooling for Fewer and Fewer Jobs

How to Save the World

It’s all been invested (in financial, not production assets) or handed out to executives as pay raises and bonuses, or used to buy back the corporations’ own shares to leverage earnings per share (and hence share price).