Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

Meaningful employee participation is important during change. In doing so, you’ll master the fourth factor of becoming a change leader: meaningful employee participation. The post Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation appeared first on Partnering Resources.

‘Identity in practice’, ‘Participation and non-participation’

Jenny Connected

This is one of the sections of his book that participants in the forthcoming Academic Betreat (starting July 30 th ) have been asked to read and then think about Highlights, Key Words and Questions. Identity is a constant becoming, and a constant negotiation of the self through participation and reification. ‘It We define our identities through a mix of participation and non-participation. Participation, non-participation.

Legitimate peripheral participation and having fun

Mathemagenic

This is the essence of Wowlab workshops for me, next to making : creating conditions for legitimate peripheral participation and having fun. Unschooling learning highlights legitimate peripheral participation unschooling

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Feedback from the Cascadia R Conference participants

Learning Alliances

We got 59 responses or 32% of the conference participants, which seemed like an encouraging response rate. But, as one participant said, “The lightning talks were kind of rushed”, as they were supposed to be. I helped organize the Cascadia R Conference on June 3, 2017.

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Virtual Tools for Participation

Networking Action

“Public participation…is (a) realm in which other countries are advancing beyond the United States, turning us from a leader to a follower in democratic innovation.” Thus begins an information-ladden short response to the White House’s request for “thoughts” about… Communications ncdd

Change = PARTICIPATION

21st Century Organization

In case it slipped by your radar, PARTICIPATION is what drives the connected world. ignore participation at your peril. This is why colleague Jenny Ambrozek calls her self a "participation architect" and why we created: "Open ? What do Tropicana and Facebook. have in common?

Participation literature review

Social Reporter

The Pathways through Participation project is “exploring how and why people get involved and stay involved in different forms of participation over the course of their lives&#. They have now produced an excellent and wide-ranging literature review covering community development, volunteering, public participation, social movements, everyday politics and ethical consumption. Tags: All posts Engagement asides participation

Hospital checklists and Inviting Participation

Full Circle Associates

That starts with an informed, intelligent invitation to participate. Johnnie Moore pointed to an interesting article on why checklists don’t always produce the kind of positive results expected in hospital operating rooms. I remember a few years back when I had major surgery.

Enterprise 2.0 Study Needs Participants

Portals and KM

The more people who take this survey, the more useful it will become so I recommend participating.  Jacob Morgan at Chess Media Group is conducting a study on enterprise 2.0 and collaboration.  The purpose of the survey is to address issues that executives will find relevant when considering to invest in enterprise 2.0 initiatives. 

Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc. George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia. I like the way George has related his post to ChangeMooc to previous speakers in ChangeMooc – Howard Rheingold in Week 15 , Tom Reeves in Week 23 and Martin Weller in Week 3.

Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

the value of participation). I divided things up into two basic categories: high-level bootstrapping of the overall social network site, and some specific calls-to-action that might help jumpstart participation. Project teams often will encourage participation in ways that meets more specific needs of the sponsor (innovation, sales enablement, expertise-based solutions). If done well, the rollout is more structure where participation is linked to business processes.

Virtual Collaboration Tools for Networks, Participation, Transparency

Networking Action

A survey of a half dozen global networks revealed that their use of virtual collaboration tools is amazingly rudimentary. A couple of colleagues and I discovered that when identifying tools for GOLDEN to use. We wanted virtual platforms to… Communications

Participation in the news

Viv Mcwaters

We want to have a deep attachment with our community – defined as their active participation in news and culture in safe places created by us for them – 24/7 on their terms.&#. Rob Paterson has an interesting post on the differences between growing an audience and growing a community. I think he’s nailed it. “We don’t want a bigger audience – defined as passive transactional consumers of transactional content delivered on our terms.

Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc. George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia. I like the way George has related his post to ChangeMooc to previous speakers in ChangeMooc – Howard Rheingold in Week 15 , Tom Reeves in Week 23 and Martin Weller in Week 3.

The participant who drives you crazy is you!

Net-Map Toolbox

I recently had the great learning opportunity to deal with a workshop participant who drove me crazy and rubbed me all the wrong way. I would just have thought (in my head, not in my whole body): “Oh, this participant does things that don’t work well.

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Playing through council plans for digital participation in the face of cuts

Social Reporter

Summary: How we used a cast of fictitious characters and organisations to help a London borough plan its digital participation strategy in the face of austerity cuts.

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What is social participation?

Neighbourhoods

‘Social participation comprises three dimensions: neighbouring, trust, and interest in politics.’. We can compare and contrast the Understanding Society framework with, for instance, the framework offered in the recent Pathways through participation report. Governance and participatio

Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

To participate in the research, please take this short, 10 question survey. . All survey participants will receive a copy of the Brands and the Collaborative Economy report when it is published in March.

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Digital Workplace Trends 2013 - and Participation Opportunity for 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane is getting ready to kick off the 2014 survey, but since I''ve been late in getting this written, it may be too late for your organization to participate now, if you haven''t already registered with Jane. Jane will include a customized scorecard for each organization participating in the survey.

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Being Left Behind—A Refusal to Participate Leads to Isolation

Michael Sampson - Currents

When new tools such as Microsoft SharePoint, IBM Connections, or Jive (among others) are used to bring people together in these situations—or just in preparation for such situations—today’s experts with hard won knowledge have to choose whether to participate or stay on the sidelines. There are a slew of good sounding reasons for refusing to participate, whether in subtle or less subtle ways: Too much to do already (busyness).

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Facing Workshop Participants While Taking Notes or Mindmapping

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a leader of many workshops during each year, I am keenly interested in the human dynamics of the room. Those who ask me to come and run a workshop will usually find that I rearrange the room to my specification before starting, a process which can take up to 30 minutes (which is why I always arrive early).

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Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and “Play”

Collaborative Thinking

While technology plays a critical role in enabling new ways of working, those new practices should also be complimented by management and community-building strategies that encourage employee participation. conference in Boston, I moderated the “Organization Next” workshop that explored different tactics strategists can employ to close the participation gap that occurs when employees disengage from their jobs.

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Objections to participation in conferences

Chris Corrigan

What these issues are really about are trust and control and a sense that the responsibility for the experience lies with the organizers and not the participants. These setiments originate in a couple of assumptions that are worth challenging: The responsibility for the experience rests with the organizers, not the participants. Participation is minimal. A conference planning committee should focus on building a container into which participants can pour their ideas.

Wikisourcing Sustainable Enterprises: An Invitation to Participate

21st Century Organization

With your participation we hope to create a growing library of profiles revealing sustainability initiatives happening in enterprises small and large to provide practical insights and lessons learned for others to act upon. Recurring themes in this 21st Century Organization blog are open innovation , the power of engaging stakeholders and connecting intelligence to innovate and solve business challenges, topics we've written about for Inside Knowledge.

The participant who drives you crazy is not you at all!

Net-Map Toolbox

So, you read my post about the participant who drives you crazy because you feel like looking in a mirror with bad lighting. And you are thinking about a recent experience when a participant really didn’t work for you… but try as you may, you cannot find yourself in their behavior.

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Network participant survey results

Endless Knots

As one who's participated in a number of communities of practice around networks, I'm interested to hear the results. We all (every single one, apparently) filled out a survey about networks that can inform our forward movement including the creation of a community of practice around networks. Highlights presented by Madeleine Taylor, some of which I will no doubt miss: 80% of people in room spend more than 50% of time on social change networks.

If you want more participants, invite less people!

Net-Map Toolbox

Well, that might be because the word “participants” has been overstretched and overused to mean everyone who sits in a room where something is happening. draw a Net-Map with a group) and there are 30 people in the room, they are all participants, right? And the interesting thing is: The bigger the group, the smaller the number of active participants becomes.

Participation literature review

Neighbourhoods

The Pathways to Participation project has published its literature review , which must leave the project staff with a great 'now-let's-get-on-with-it' feeling. The literature of participation is vast and I can't believe anyone really has a good handle on it.

Local democratic participation and parking

Neighbourhoods

One reason is that most participants apparently were expecting a conventional public meeting in which councillors said something from the front, were shouted at by a few worked-up voices from the rows, and nothing much changed as a consequence. It was local participative democracy in action. What was striking for me was the genuine sense of novelty among the participants, which I’m still absorbing.

Network participant survey results - #ntwk

Endless Knots

As one who's participated in a number of communities of practice around networks, I'm interested to hear the results. We all (every single one, apparently) filled out a survey about networks that can inform our forward movement including the creation of a community of practice around networks. Highlights presented by Madeleine Taylor, some of which I will no doubt miss: 80% of people in room spend more than 50% of time on social change networks.

Informed and willing participation

Neighbourhoods

  Big Society Governance and participationLast week I mentioned the government's 'barrier busting' initiative designed to free-up local action. Now the National Association for Neighbourhood Management have published their idea for a ' liability waiver form ', drafted in the summer, which is.

Green Chameleon » Participation, Interaction and Value in Communities

Green Chameleon

The Organisation in the Digital Age – 2016 Edition Now Open for Participation

Michael Sampson - Currents

The data for the report comes from participating organisations around the world. Jane has recently opened participation for the 2016 report … details from Jane are below. All participants receive a copy of the final report The Organization in the Digital Age 2016 (Core or Extended), as well as the Scorecard for their organization, which is optional and free. Participants over past 3 years.

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The Organisation in the Digital Age – 2016 Edition Now Open for Participation

Michael Sampson - Currents

The data for the report comes from participating organisations around the world. Jane has recently opened participation for the 2016 report … details from Jane are below. All participants receive a copy of the final report The Organization in the Digital Age 2016 (Core or Extended), as well as the Scorecard for their organization, which is optional and free. Participants over past 3 years.

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Participate in the North American Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises Nominations

Portals and KM

By participating in this study, you automatically will receive the 2011 North American MAKE Executive Summary by e-mail. Telos is now accepting nominations for the 10th annual North American Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study.

Participation Models: Observations On The Future Of Civic Engagement

Collaborative Thinking

Long-range "food for thought" as generational shifts change the nature of participation in the workplace as well. Digital Media Literacy Education and Online Civic and Political Participation ” (Working Paper). Interesting study worth reading. What engagement models transfer, etc. Does the Internet make for more engaged citizens? For many youth, the answer is yes, according to a new study by civic learning scholars. Posted February 23, 2011. IRVINE, Calif.

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Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and “Play”

Collaborative Thinking

While technology plays a critical role in enabling new ways of working, those new practices should also be complimented by management and community-building strategies that encourage employee participation. conference in Boston, I moderated the “Organization Next” workshop that explored different tactics strategists can employ to close the participation gap that occurs when employees disengage from their jobs.

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Participation In Social Networking Contextual Research Project

Collaborative Thinking

Our goal is to have an open-ended dialog with participants from business units and IT groups. Some participant roles we are looking to interview include: HR managers. Any publication or presentation arising from this field research project will not mention any participating enterprise or individual by name without the express written permission of the organization. Social Networking within the Enterprise.

"Collective Sensemaking:" Author Nancy Dixon looking for participants

Endless Knots

My colleague, Nancy Dixon , author, knowledge expert, and insightful thinker, is writing a new book about "Collective Sensemaking," which happens, she posits, as part of the perpetual motion of teams -- sometimes together, sometimes apart -- and is looking for teams to interview. I asked her to send a few paragraphs re: what she's looking for. Sounds like an interesting book!

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Helping participants learn

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been thinking on similar lines; it’s quite tempting to write stuff about faciliation to guide the “leader&# … but maybe it would be more powerful to write for the participants. via Johnnie Moore’s Weblog: Facilitation for participants. Yes indeed Johnnie, and I see this as fundamental to the invitation process, so that participants know what they are getting into.

Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

Portals and KM

I attended workshop hosted by Mike Gotta - Organization Next: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"   Mike is now Senior Technical Solution Manager for Enterprise Social Software, Cisco. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes - This is the first set of notes. There will be many more to follow.

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Trip to London to Participate in SOMESSO / Headshift’s Social Business Summit

Elsua

So much to share, so much to learn from, so many conversations and discussions to dive into; in short, now you know where my excitement originates from and why I am really looking forward to participating in this Social Business Summit.

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At the intersection of power and participation

Chris Corrigan

Some participants may be able to operate much more resourcefully because of their power or privilege by, for example, becoming the scribes for small groups and speaking for the group. In Saskatoon last week, one of our participants in the Art of Hosting was carrying the question “how do we collaborate with dictators?” ” as a way of trying to discern the limits of participation. Leaving New York today.